Can't start in Vault 101

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Can't start in Vault 101

Post by Loudog » Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:38 pm

After much time my son finally got his TTW install working but it will not let him start a new game in Vault 101. No matter the choice it defaults to the Doc's house in New Vegas.  ?

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Have you made the changes to

Post by Thenryb » Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:07 pm

Have you made the changes to the ini files as described in this part of the FAQ?


» HELP! I start a new game being buried and then waking up in Doc Mitchell's house instead of being born in Vault 101!

You need to make an edit to your .INI files so that you start the game properly.  This is normally done by the .fomod when it is installed but sometimes for some reason a manual edit is necessary:

  • The files you're looking for are C:\Users\YourName\Documents\My Games\FalloutNV\Fallout.ini andC:\Users\YourName\Documents\My Games\FalloutNV\FalloutPrefs.ini

  • You may also want to make the changes in FalloutDefault.ini in the game folder as well, if you use the normal game launcher for some reason.  Using that launcher overwrites Fallout.ini with the values in FalloutDefault.ini every time it's run. 

  • Make these changes:

    • SCharGenQuest = 001FFFF8

    • sIntroMovie = (yes this one is blank on purpose, it needs to be blank)

    • bLoadFaceGenHeadEGTFiles = 1

My computer specs are too embarrassing to reveal, but the game still runs.

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You can edit your posts

Post by RoyBatty » Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:41 pm

You can edit your posts Thenryb.


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