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change race mid game.

Posted: Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:00 am
by lazynick
Hey, so is there a safe way to change my race mid game without messing my character ? because i searched online and most people say that it will mess my skills and specials.

Re: change race mid game.

Posted: Sat Jun 15, 2019 6:56 pm
by RoyBatty
No, you can't change your race mid game.

Re: change race mid game.

Posted: Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:03 am
by lazynick
yeah all over the internet same answer :P. i started a new game thanks for the response Roy.

Re: change race mid game.

Posted: Sat Jul 27, 2019 8:05 pm
by John Barleycorn
You can change race anytime. Of course, any perk will be lost. I checked yesterday and i fear even changing the simple preset of your character could make him lose his perks. So if you're someone (like me) who every once in a while changes his mind and would like to re-shape his character's appearance and you're not playing with fo4 (where you just need to go to the surgery center) your best option is create or use a race only for your character (i've chosen for example the TestQAcaucasian) and when you want a different aspect editing it from the geck. If you need some heavy changes on the face structure, use a program like the face ripper (the one i have is for fo4, but i guess there's also for fo3/nv).

Re: change race mid game.

Posted: Sun Jul 28, 2019 3:47 am
by RoyBatty
It resets your stats too.

Re: change race mid game.

Posted: Sun Jul 28, 2019 8:46 pm
by John Barleycorn
Stats? As s.p.e.c.i.a.l.? If you mean those, then considering for change race during game you would probably type "showracemenu" on console, you can as well put "player.setav <stat> <number>". Not much of a challenge. Of course you can also put perks that way, but i'm not cmpletely sure about that. Never done that except in fo4. There works pretty well though.

Re: change race mid game.

Posted: Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:52 pm
by RoyBatty
Race menu is broken in many ways, and was never intended to be used in Fallout 3 or NV. Don't use it, use of it is at your own risk.

Re: change race mid game.

Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:13 am
by Risewild
I heard stuff about it also wiping your quests/quest logs.

Re: change race mid game.

Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:17 am
by jlf65
About the only thing that comes to mind in making a "safe" way to change races in the game would be to make all the races you want different ages of the same race. The game already goes back and forth on age safely, so that would be the avenue I'd explore.

Re: change race mid game.

Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 1:29 am
by Risewild
The problem is that then, when the game forces you to change age, you would change race instead. :lol: