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...Why exactly do Couriers not have heads? I mean, okay, Benny's headshot at the beginning and all, but New Vegas has a TON of headgear of various kinds. Would it maybe make more sense to just make them brainless as a representation of Old World Blues? Maybe lower their maximum intelligence or make them more susceptible to stun? Kill their charisma? Aitherion (talk) 01:00, 13 July 2014 (UTC)

Well, brainlessness doesn't affect the gameplay enough IMHO, and the starting stats for them are intentionally low already; not having a head is meant to make the game harder for couriers since they're supposed to be a harder-than-hard role. So while you're right about it not making much sense storyline-wise, the lack of a head makes a difference gameplay-wise. --Bluescreenofdeath (talk) 15:10, 13 July 2014 (UTC)