This page contains Fallout 3 Hints for Xbox 360 called "Early detection" and has been posted or updated on Oct 30, 2008 by glitchmaster. Let us know what you think of this Hint by thumbs voting.
When wandering around in the world or towns, use the following trick to get an early heads up on enemies, encounters, or learn who is nearby. Keep tapping [V.A.T.S.] while searching at all angles. If there is something out there, you will get the V.A.T.S. zoom in with a low score. You will at least know what is there and can figure out a plan of attack or how best to sneak around it.
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