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Below goes a list of frequently asked questions; it would be much obliged if you'd look through it thoroughly to avoid misunderstandings in future communications we may (or may not) have.

  • Is the project dead? No.

  • Are you alive? Yep.

  • Will there be a car/vehicle/Highwayman? Yes, there will be. You won't be able to drive it from first person perspective - it will act the same as in Fallout 2, speeding up fast travel.

  • Will [any item/creature/town/quest from Fallout 2] be present in-game? Yes, they will.

  • What is the estimated release date/what percentage of the mod is done? Unknown.
  • Why is it unknown? It is unknown because the work is more than huge; because it is being done by people with different kinds of loads on their back in their course of life, different work efficiency and other parameters affecting the work being done. Simply because we have better things to do in our life.

  • Will Nuka-Cola be blue? Nope.

  • Will Frank Horrigan be present? Yes, he will be.

  • What does Molten Clouds stand for? You see: 'Molten Clouds' writing. Seems like it is the name of the team making the mod.

  • So, what's the project's name again? You see: Mod heading. It is hard to believe you actually missed it before. It says 'The Chosen's Way'.

  • Will there be any new towns or key story changes which were not present in original game? Yes, of course, because the project is being made not only based on the original game, but also with some input from Megamod addon and Restoration Project.

  • Will there be isometric view? Nope.

  • Will V.A.T.S. be present? Yep.

  • Will there be an ability to shoot one's groin? It is not assuredly known.

  • Is it possible to make groin shootable? Yep.

  • Will there be dual wielding (e.g. shooting two pistols at once)? Nope.

  • Will V.A.T.S. be always on during combat? No, it will be available as it is in F:NV.

  • What kind of weapon Gauss rifle will be? Light weaponry.

  • Would you be able to loot Frank Horrigan's armor? Nope.
  • Why you wouldn't be? You wouldn't be able to because it is twice bigger than your character's average height; it is also a part of Frank Horrigan's life support system and his exoskeleton, thus making it anything but an armor.

  • Which Pip-Boy the protagonist will posess? 2000.

  • Why Pip-Boy 2000 of yours is not handheld? It is not because PIP-boy 2000 was not a handheld device.

  • Why news are not so frequent? If there are no news, it means nobody writes them.

  • You use some assets from *input mod name here*. Do their authors know you use their content? Yes, they do. And we have their permission to use their works.

  • Can you play as a dumb character? Yes.

  • Will radscorpions be brown? Not all of them.

  • Can you take Frank Horrigan's weaponry? Nope.
  • Why you won't be allowed to if you were able to do it in the original game? Because bug abusing is not a feature.

  • Will there be voice acting? Yes. But it will be coming in due time and, probably, as the last priority. We won't use Fallout 2 voices or any other Fallout 2 assets as it's simply illegal.

  • How will you move between the towns? Our towns are actually big and extended worldspaces. Inside such worldspace you will be able to fast travel like in New Vegas. Between those worldspaces we have a worldmap, similar to Fallout 2.

  • Will savages have bows from Oblivion? Nope.

  • Will there be random encounters? Yep.

  • What color will supermutants be? It will be different. The main colors are green, gray and blue..

  • When will DEMO be released? There will never be DEMO version of the mod. We intend to release a finished version with only minor improvements in form of patches.

  • Will minigun also contain a backpack? Yes, it will.

  • Will you be able to fire sniper rifles while laying down on the ground? Nope.

  • When will there be new articles/pictures/videos on the mod page? The exact moment when someone puts it in there.

  • Do those pictures present in here show us the last iteration of the object on the picture? If the picture has the team logo (Molten Clouds), then this is the last version of the object (90-100%). If there is no logo on the picture, then it is 50/50 that the object will not change at all. It also depends on whether the object is marked as WIP or not.

  • Why are you responding so agressively to 'are you alive?' question? Try asking the one who sleeps whether he sleeps or not. This question distracts from work.

  • When will town screenshots be posted? When the towns will be more or less ready to be shown.

  • Why can't you make the project on Unity or Unreal Engine 3? Nearly everybody knows JavaScript nowadays? If to forget that making a free-to-play project from scratch is kind of irrational for us, you should look at the game name, and at the copyright owner respectfully.

  • Will your character be able to wear any armor or only a few sets of each armor category? Your character will be able to wear any armor he is able to wear.

  • Will *put item name here* have normal maps? Yep.
  • How are you going to make this one? It depends on the model and its creation process.

  • Are you going to fully replace Fallout New Vegas story or are you going to keep it? Fallout New Vegas and The Chosen's Way will have separate stories; you will be able to choose one at the start.

  • Will there be a ghost in the Den? Yes, there will be.

  • How will vault suits be designed? It will be something in between, but mostly it will be done more like original pajama-like suits.

  • What kind of currency will be used in game? NCR dollars will be the main currency, but Nuka Cola caps and mine scribs will also be present.

  • Will radio be present in game? Yes, but not everywhere.
  • Will our decision not to listen the radio cut some possibilities from us? It depends on you.

  • Will there be the Bridgekeeper's Robe? Yep, naturally.

  • How the inventory will be done? Via a separate menu or in PIP-boy? As a menu in PIP-boy.

  • What will be maximal skill percentage be like? Will it be 100, like in Fallout New Vegas, or 300 as if it was Fallout 2? For now we are not quite certain, but it is more likely we'll have to stick to 100 points.

  • How many companions will you be able to have simultaneously? The amount of your companions will depend on your character's appeal at the moment when you took your companion; it will also depend on the follower and on some perks/abilities/quest situations.

  • Are you going to reuse Fallout New Vegas's Markus or are you going to remake it? We are going to use New Vegas assets with some changes done to it as we see suitable.

  • Did you consider starting a Kickstarter/GoFundMe/Patreon page for the project? It should be obvious since we don't own the rights for Fallout franchise, the only thing we are legally allowed to create is a free mod. Anything else is considered a copyright infringement.
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You can also ask your questions here if you have any, and we'll make sure to answer them as soon as we could reach out to you in here.

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