June 02, 2014

Top 10 Fallout: New Vegas Mods of All-time

Project Nevada by PN Team

Mod aiming to make Fallout: New Vegas a more interesting - eventually more challenging - but surely more fun experience for you.Created by the team responsible for the Fallout 3 Wanderers Edition (FWE), we're leaving the barren DC wasteland behind and move on west to new, exciting regions.Project Nevada is not an overhaul, instead it's organized as a set of themed modules.Each module can address different aspects of the game and target different audiences, but they are also designed to work in conjunction.Our vision is to allow players picking the modules they want and using them together with any mod they like, instead of forcing them to make the all-or-nothing choice. Short descriptions of all current modules:
  • Core module - the foundation of Project Nevada, and as such required by all other modules.
  • Cyberware - Even though humanity nuked itself back into the Stone Age, you don't have to fight with sticks and stones. Some of man's most advanced technological creations have been preserved - and the Cyberware module gives you the chance to obtain them!
  • Rebalance - This module aims to bring back the challenge and balance known from Fallout3 Wanderers Edition and includes many tweaks to the FNV gameplay and difficulty.
  • Equipment module - brings new weapons and armor to the Mojave Wasteland.

New Vegas Bounties I by Someguy2000

"New Vegas Bounties I" is the first installment in a planned series for Fallout: New Vegas. Upon initiating the quest, you'll be tasked with tracking down the most malevolent and vile assortment of outlaws in the Mojave Wasteland.
Your targets will include rogue rangers, fiends, raiders, drug smugglers, cannibals, and pistoleros, to name a few. Your opponents are all designed to be boss-caliber, akin to the fiends in "Three-Card Bounty", and become gradually more difficult as you progress. At its core, New Vegas Bounties is an action mod; extreme violence and profanity are ubiquitous. In lieu of mind-boggling puzzles or "go collect x or y resource"-type quests, you will be confronted with dangerous opponents who are designed to frustrate and kill you. You will be harried, ambushed, outnumbered, and outgunned. This is the path of a bounty hunter - take it or leave it. See more >>

Nevada Skies - Weather Effects by Yossarian

This mod adds more versatile weather effects to the Mojave. Weather effects include Sandstorms, Rain, Rainstorms, RADstorms (make sure you got Rad-X), Thunderstorms (with/without rain) and snow at appropriate areas. The Mod adds more than 320 new cloud- and weather variants to the game. Sunrises and sunsets have been tweaked for more diversity, and nights are darker and do look more like real nights. Additional changes to the environmental light appearance to support the weather appearance and the mood they create. Bloom effect reworked to reduce NPC and player figure glow appearance. Also this weather mod provides you with a large amount of special weather themes, that create a unique and new feeling to the game and can be activated as standalone or as part of the main climate. Some of those moods have special effects such as snow, icestorms, toxicstorms and firestorms. See more >>

Weapon Mods Expanded - WMX by Antistar

My Weapon Mod Kits (WMK) mod for Fallout 3 was the inspiration for Obsidian's implementation of the weapon modding system in Fallout New Vegas; something which I am quite proud of and flattered by. I like Obsidian's take on it; enough that I wanted to add to it... 'expand' upon it, you might say. Weapon Mods Expanded (WMX) for Fallout New Vegas expands upon the base game's weapon modding system in the following ways:
  • ALL weapons get the maximum of three applicable weapon mods; this includes unique weapons.
  • Unique weapons can be modified with the same weapon mods as their common counterparts.
  • Some existing weapon mods (from the base game) are newly applied to weapons besides their defaults...
  • But many more are weapon mods newly added by WMX.
  • Some weapon mods can be applied to multiple different weapons.
  • New crafting possibilities for the more low-tech weapon mods (mainly melee weapon mods).
  • Some unique weapons without a common counterpart (for example That Gun and This Machine) receive one.
  • New and altered art assets to visually depict most of the new weapon mods.
  • Chance to find weapon mods in loot.
  • More weapon mods available from merchants (to compensate for more types being available).
  • WMX also contains numerous fixes for visual bugs in weapon meshes and textures.

NMCs Texture Pack For New Vegas by NeilMc_NMC

This mod changes the vast majority of in-game graphics. Does not retexture the DLC. But the DLC will still work if you use this mod, but will use default game textures where applicable. This was a years worth of work, all textures were made individually by 1 person alone, and took a great deal of effort. This mod changes: RoadsLandscape, Trees (ie trunks/branches), Vehicles, Buildings, Interiors, Medium to large sized objects (eg. toolboxes, Nuka cola vendors, chairs, cupboards etc). See more >>

The Mod Configuration Menu by Pelinor

The Mod Configuration Menu (MCM) is a resource for other mods to use which adds a "Mod Configuration" button to the Pause menu.When you click on it, a window appears with a list of all of the mods using MCM. Each of these listed mods are then configured from within the same menu. As can be seen in the screenshots, a very user-friendly menu allows you to quickly and confidently configure your mods. You won't have to use any items or press any special keys to use it. For modders wanting to use MCM menus for their mods, a detailed guide is given explaining how. Mods using MCM only require MCM to be installed and activated to use the menu; there is no master dependency to the system, so your mod will still work if the user doesn't have MCM installed. See more >>

A World Of Pain by Dj Mystro

Adds 114 intense locations to the wasteland filled with enemies and loot. They vary from small Gas Stations to huge maze-like sewers and derelict factories. Adds several days of new gameplay possibilities. A massive new linked Underground complex awaits filled with quests, NPCs with dialogue, vendors and some of the toughest enemies you will encounter anywhere in the game. Also adds many modified weapons, armors and items to the game with enhanced stats to help and hinder you throughout. Everything has been done using vanilla content at this stage so the filsesize should still be tiny. That said everything is complete and navmeshed and there should be no gaps or unfinished interiors. The final version will not have a name change (I changed my mind about that) so it’s gonna be called a Preview forever. Note about Loot: This mod adds quite a lot of loot (though much less than older versions). If you don't like finding lots of useful stuff in most AWOP locations then get the Low Loot patches from the patches site. Also if you are concerned that having about 300 extra NPCs in the wasteland will slow your computer down too much grab the LowNPCs Patch (also on the AWOP Patches Site) which removes all but about 15 AWOP NPCs (from exteriors only and removes no-one important or with dialogue). See more >>

EVE - Essential Visual Enhancements by weijiesen and jonnyeah

Many of you may remember semi-cosmic, nearly phenomenal mod for FO3 entitled EVE:Energy Visuals Enhanced. Well EVE is back! This time its built again from the ground up, but most importantly it covers ALL KINDS of visuals: critical kill scenes (via energy weapons), bullet weapon impacts (water jumps, blood squirts, ect), unrivaled energy weapon textures/meshes, new explosions, custom HD impacts, dazzling particles, static mesh animations, character reactions and more. See more >>

Weapon Retexture Project - WRP by Millenia

This is a pack release containing all my New Vegas weapon retextures. This will be periodically updated but not necessarily immediately after I release something new. Read more here.

Underground Hideout New Vegas V4-4 by Danthegeek

This Mod adds a Player Vault on the the Wasteland near Spring Mt. Ranch State Park. The vault includes all the amenities including a Armory, ammo Sorters, Weapons wall, water purifier, book shelf, grow area, and is Companion Friendly. The entrance is located West of Spring Mt. Ranch State Park next to a boulder and pond. Check your map for the exact location. See more >>

Fallout 1, 2 Tactics, Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas, Fallout 4