How to Open the Command Console in Fallout: New Vegas

The console in "Fallout: New Vegas" is a powerful tool that allows players to modify the game in real-time. Whether you're looking to fix a glitch, add a new item, or just have some fun, the console is your gateway to a world of possibilities. In this article, we'll guide you through the steps to access the console and provide some basic commands to get you started.

Accessing the Console

  • Locate the Key: The console can be accessed by pressing the backquote (`) or tilde (~) key. Both symbols are found on the same key, which is typically located directly below the Esc key and to the left of the1 key on most standard keyboards.

  • Open the Console: While in the game, simply press the aforementioned key. The game will pause, the user interface will disappear, and a cursor will appear in the bottom left-hand corner of the screen. This is your console window.

  • Entering Commands: With the console window open, you can now type in various commands. After typing your desired command, press the 'Enter' key to execute it. Some commands will provide feedback in the form of a notification, but not all do.

  • Exiting the Console: To close the console and return to the game, press the tilde (~) or backquote (`) key again.

Basic Console Commands for Beginners

Whether you're troubleshooting, exploring new modifications, or just having fun, the console is a valuable tool for every Fallout: New Vegas player. Remember to use it wisely and enjoy the vast world of possibilities it opens up!