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Fallout 3 xbox gets stuck on loading when entering a building

Basic xbox console - No Hard Drive. Im on level 20 and want to go back to Tennpenny Tower to get my weapons ETC but when I try to enter the loading screen just goes blank..We leave the screen but nothing happens and we end up having to turn it all off.

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  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2008

    i ahve exact problem but its when im trying to leave the wasinton monumient

  • Squidd Dec 29, 2008

    Im also on level 20. Have plenty of items and weapons stored in the suit in tennpenny tower. problem. cannot enter the building. game always freezes during the loading sequence when i enter the door. also the backdoor from the subway system doesnt work-the same thing happens and it is very frustrating. ended up not wanting to play the game anymore. tried other discs but the same thing happens so it doesnt seem to have anything to do with my disc. Damn bugged game. such a good game and they end up ruining the exp with such frigging bugs.

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    Robert Dec 29, 2008

    I am level 20, I have not tried this yet. When I get home tonight I will see if it happens to me also.

  • mikevos_ Dec 30, 2008

    i have the same problem entering the rotunda, the game gets stuck on the loading screen

  • knjhans Jan 03, 2009

    I have a similar problem. I can't exit the Jefferson Memorial to the Capital Wasteland. I get the black screen of death.

  • sa1vad0r1ank Jan 12, 2009

    I got the 20GB Hard Drive pro console also and it gets stuck also but im in the jefferson memorial helping my dad with the quest where you go down on the pipes n then those other people arrive. Im litterally stuck and i doubt its a hard drive problem.

  • Anonymous Jan 12, 2009

    i have the same problem on my 120gb hard drive and also when runing on the dvd it must be a problem with the game and i hope theres an update soon

  • seabassmonst Jan 18, 2009

    i'm not level 20 but i have a similar problem when I'm trying to do oasis and exit to the oasis caverns after I reach the tree's heart

  • chiliconcard Jan 18, 2009

    ya well im at level 20 also have many things in tenpenny suite but like you i have that same glitch i go to the elevator to go to my suite and the door shuts then the laoding circle comes up then it gets stuck then locks the whole console up having of course to turn off the game and restart the 360 man it sucks but i have bout3000 caps and 200 stempacks and a whole lot of weapons so im not missing the botbuttler.

  • endo4eva Jan 30, 2009

    I have a similar problem, im lvl 20 and about every 15 - 10mins it will randomly freeze at diffrent times it happens during loading screen's and when im just walking so can any1 help me out. i have on xbox360 also got the update and that dosen't help. i don't have a hard drive aswell

  • dillingerx Mar 31, 2009

    I have a hard drive and I am pretty sure at this point that it has to do with two things: 1)that you are at or around level 20, and 2) that you have killed at least someone within tenpenny tower. I have the exact same problem as you guys and since i thought tenpenny would be a safe home base i kept alot of my valuables there that i wasnt necessarily using at the time. I got so frustrated that I called bethesda and they were much less than helpful. In fact, they had never even heard of this problem?! This is very much widespread if you even just google the issue and yet they re clueless? To me thats obnoxious as well as an insult to everyone who spent time exploring, collecting, and storing rare artifacts in this massive game. Dont expect a fix anytime soon as they claim to have just been notified by me TODAY.

  • Anonymous Apr 12, 2009

    Game Freezing,same issue as everyone else on level 20 this game is ****, is Bethesda going to do anything about this issue, or refund our money. This game should have a recall.

  • mandhfire Apr 12, 2009

    Game freezes on level 20 same as everyone else. Evey 5-10min. Is their a patch for the 360 yet, or can we get a refund on the game, because this game is lame now, now that you cant do anything.

  • Tuxett1 Apr 21, 2009

    i just started the game i walk out to 101 and try to get into mageton, and it freezis evertime.... anything i can do?


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I am level 20. I have run in and out of Tenpenny Suite, killed Tenpenny, killed everyone in the tower using frag mines and have not had any freezing there. My only problem is I have not gotten intot he suite on the very top floor, apparently I have not found the key to it?

I have an XBox 360 with a 20G hard drive. Maybe it is a hard drive issue? Have you downloaded all the new updates?

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    Robert Jan 19, 2009

    Microsoft just issued a patch for Fallout 3 this last weekend. Get on and download it.


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Ok mr man u are supposed to get the key by finishing the quest in megaton for the assistant to mr tenpenny to blow up megaton then you get the suite and the key to it but unfortunatly you killed everyone, i hope that helped out but you probly knew that so thats my tenpenny for thought

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