Get your PC classics at
Picture of the Week
Tim Cain, master of Fallout and King of the land.
Fallout 4 Responses: What do you think of it?
I'm enjoying it! 23%
I like it, but I have a lot of the same frustrations from Fallout 3 23%
I'm not enjoying the new features/additions 7%
I'm dissatisfied and/or hoping Obsidian gets another shot 46%
Total Votes: 13
We don't actually filter these captions, so we're sorry if they suck.
 Still, there are some good ones, just keep refreshing the main page.

Username: Password:
Log me on automatically each visit
If you haven't already, you can register an account.

Search News Archives
Use the following form to search for news items which match the selected search criteria.
On the subject of Targeting Eyes...
On the subject of Targeting Eyes... [ Game -> Editorial ]
Posted by King of Creation Sat 21 Jul 2007, 4:32 PM
More info on Game: Fallout 3

I just wanted to post this on the main page to catch the attention of any lurking developers. There is quite a bit of talk coming from Bethesda about how they don't want to add in the option of targeting eyes in VATS. For example, from the Strategy Core interview with Emil Pagliarulo:

SC: No shots to the eyes?
EP: No, and I'll tell you why. We talked about that, we prototyped it, and when you play the game and see it in such high def, when you shoot someone in the eyes you expect the head to blow up anyway. Shooting someone in the head has the same effect. If you get a critical on them they get dazed and stuff.

I can see shooting. But what about melee weapons and unarmed combat? Surely if you go to punch someone in the eye, their head won't just up and explode, right? If you aren't strong enough to fight the person outright, it's a perfect way to incapacitate your opponent long enough so that you can either run away or perform some other devious maneuver on him. It's the same thing with targetted shots to the groin. It's a perfect way to deal a devasting blow to someone without killing them or causing them much irreperable damage. Know what I mean?

There are 36 comments on this article. Click here to comment.

^ Support DAC!
Related news items
All news related to Game: Fallout 3
Last 5 news items under Game -> Editorial
Last 5 news items in the Topic Area: Game
Last 5 news items in the Category: Editorial
Last 5 news items posted by King of Creation
All news items posted on Sat 21 July 2007


Hot Topics
Help Support DAC!
International DAC
Fallout Series
Official sites
Hosted Sites
Our Friends
Site hosted by Sorcerer's Place