I'm probably screaming into the void on this one, but who knows? If y'all wanna put weight behind this complaint we might end up with some good stuff on the Atomic Shop for a change. But hey - here goes.
I'll start out soft. The selection on the Atomic Shop isn't terrible. But it's disappointing. There are so many things in the fallout universe - (outfits, props, weapon skins, hairstyles, tattoos, etc) - that players would love to have and potentially pay for but for some ungodly reason the design team is consistently dropping the ball and producing consistently weak content. Obvious opportunities for fan-favorite content continue to be ignored or fumbled, it's... Really offputting.
It's fine to put out some 'cute' content every now and again, bubbly bright outfits, sparkling tuxedos, bright pink weapon skins... But the opposite end of the spectrum, the side that's been proven time and time again to be the selling point of Fallout's aesthetic - Has been routinely under-represented or represented really poorly. Players want more content that fits the setting. Items for different factions in the universe, items from previous games, items that are gritty and fit the world of Fallout.
Hopefully this conversation can at least be brought up with the ATX team down in Austin. You really can do better and the game would be substantially better for it if you did.
( I would suggest any designers be recommended to look over Adam Adamowicz's Concept Art for Fallout 3 to get a good grip on the aesthetics of the Fallout world. https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/72157629320774861/ )External link →