Wheel of Fortune

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Wheel of Fortune
Wheel of Fortune.jpg
Quest data
LocationCamp Searchlight
Given ByLogan
Reward100 XP
Editor ID?
Base ID0014050d

Wheel of Fortune is a side quest in Fallout: New Vegas.

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

A group of scavengers, hired by Crimson Caravan, and led by Logan are inside the NCR storage room and seek to raid the town now that the NCR has vacated it. However, the scavengers cannot go out for the same reason the NCR left: the Legion detonated a dirty bomb in the town and they can't go anywhere without radiation suits.

Walkthrough[edit | edit source]

  1. Talk to Logan in the church basement in Camp Searchlight.
  2. Find the radiation suit package in the hidden supply cave north of Nipton.
  3. Return to Logan with the radiation suits.
  4. Explore the buildings in Camp Searchlight with Logan.
    1. In the Searchlight police station, pick up: the NCR 9mm submachine gun in the right hand jail cell; the NCR 10mm pistol on the desk in the northwest corner of the office; two NCR computer parts in the office's second and fifth center desks from the left; three NCR frag grenades on the shelf on the east wall of the storage room; the NCR grenade rifle on the stack of boxes next to the aforementioned shelf; and two NCR radio parts in the third desk from the left in the semi-circle of three desks in the corner of the office.
    2. In the Searchlight fire station upper floor, pick up: the NCR 9mm submachine gun on the shelves in the room containing the chief fire officer terminal; two NCR frag grenades on the same shelf; two NCR radio parts on the small table in the room with the beds; two NCR computer parts each in two duffle bags in the same room as the radio parts; and the NCR 10mm pistol on the kitchen table.
  5. Kill Logan and the other scavengers.

Quest stages[edit | edit source]

1 Speak with someone in Nipton about the missing radiation suits.
2 Find suits in a nearby cave.
3 Return with the suits to Logan.
4 Go with Logan to the Police Station.
5Quest finishedGo with Logan to the Fire Station.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Even if you killed all the ghouls in the area before taking the quest, new feral ones will appear in the camp.
  • If Logan gets killed by the radscorpion queen in the fire station, the quest will immediately end in neither failure nor success.
  • Killing Logan or Boxcars prior to obtaining this quest will fail the quest.
  • If the quest cannot be completed due to a bug, and the player still needs the keys to the Searchlight fire and police stations, Logan can be killed for the keys. However they cannot be pickpocketed, as they won't appear in his inventory.

Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]

Bugs[edit | edit source]

  • PCIcon pc.png PlayStation 3Icon ps3.png Xbox 360Icon xbox360.png If the player has already given Boxcars the maximum number of Med-X prior to this quest, the player is only given the "goodbye" option when talking to him.
    • PCIcon pc.png To advance the quest to the phase where the footlocker containing the "radiation suit package" spawns, you can use the console ('~' key to open the console) and type: setstage 0014050D 15.
  • PCIcon pc.png PlayStation 3Icon ps3.png Xbox 360Icon xbox360.png If you kill Logan you can take the NCR radio and NCR computer parts, they are marked as quest items and will not leave the players inventory.
  • PCIcon pc.png PlayStation 3Icon ps3.png Xbox 360Icon xbox360.png In some cases, the NCR 9mm submachine gun or the NCR grenade launcher will not be where it is supposed to be. In this case, Logan will persist in telling you there must be more NCR equipment. Nothing can induce him to move on to the fire station, so the quest must be abandoned. On PC, the grenade launcher can sometimes spawn inside one of the crates, making it inaccessible.
    • PCIcon pc.png PlayStation 3Icon ps3.png Causing an explosion in the corner where the boxes are may cause the grenade launcher to appear on one of the desks, or at least poke out of the box. This may require repeated attempts.
  • PCIcon pc.png PlayStation 3Icon ps3.png Logan and his cronies can be killed in fire station and quest will be completed.
  • PCIcon pc.png Xbox 360Icon xbox360.png Sometimes Logan will keep telling the player that there have to be more NCR parts in the police station even though everything has been collected.
  • PlayStation 3Icon ps3.png Xbox 360Icon xbox360.png Logan will refuse to enter into conversation with the player. It may not be possible to retrieve the fire station key even after killing him, preventing entry into that location.
  • PlayStation 3Icon ps3.png Xbox 360Icon xbox360.png Exploring the hidden supply cave just outside Nipton prior to this quest can prevent the dialog option relating to it from becoming available when speaking to Boxcars.
  • PlayStation 3Icon ps3.png Sometimes the footlocker supposedly containing the "radiation suit package" is inaccessible and thus not able to be obtained. This can be fixed by reloading the autosave.
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