[games_access] Fallout 4 - VATS 'Accessibility' Dropped

John R. Porter jrporter at uw.edu
Wed Jul 8 22:02:37 EDT 2015

Yeah, I noticed during the E3 presentation that time was *definitely* still
progressing when they went into VATS, which made me cringe a tiny bit for
the obvious reasons you mentioned. I can't say I'm totally surprised by the
change, though, because VATS was widely regarded as rather broken and in
need of a serious nerf if they wanted the game to actually be played as an

If it's possible to change, I'm sure a mod will address it. Fingers crossed
that it's actually possible!


*-- -- -- -- --John R. Porter IIIwww.jrp3.net
<http://www.jrp3.net/>University of Washington,*
*Human Centered Design & Engineering*

On Wed, Jul 8, 2015 at 6:54 PM, Andreas Lopez <andreas.lopez93 at gmail.com>

> http://www.gamesradar.com/fallout-4-vats-info/
> VATS is no longer freezing, instead it slows down the time. This could
> lead to some frustration of disabled players who could play a shooter-style
> game like Fallout EXACTLY because of this, however I am pretty sure that
> the modding community will bring an 'Original VATS' feature, it is just
> said that Bethesda doesn't realize that they had a perfect accessibility
> feature and dropped it.
> Sincerely,
> Andreas Lopez
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