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Fallout is a series of post-apocalyptic role-playing games, created by Interplay.

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How much are bottle caps worth? [closed]

What would the value of caps be in the Fallout Shelter in-game store if their value was based on other fallout games? Is there some common "bottlecaps worth" for the Fallout series?
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Is there a connection between The Master and MODUS?

I've been playing Fallout76, and I've recently finished the quest line "One of us". While completing this quest, I've had the distinct feeling that I had encountered MODUS before. After thinking ...
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Why do so many Raiders behave like psychopaths?

In Fallout 3+ a considerable amount of the population of the wasteland are Raiders. Their bases are full of disfigured corpses, severed heads on sticks and in general, all they seem to do all day is ...
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Is the Fallout series all set in the same timeframe?

I was recently playing Fallout 4, and then noticed that effectively, everything is still the same in all the games - same setting, same technology, same Brotherhood, same ol' Codsworth. So are all ...
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Does Fallout 4 have a color filter like Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas?

Previous 3D Fallout games Fallout 3 (green) and Fallout: New Vegas (orange) both have a color filter (filter enabled on left, disabled on right): Fallout 3: New Vegas: By looking at Fallout 4 ...
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Why are Fallout's computers so backwards?

The games are set in the future right? Circa 2077. But the terminals look like the computers back in the 1950's. When we actually had to type commands to get things done. Why is this? Im assuming it ...
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Do ghouls need to eat and drink to survive?

There is conflicting information in the Fallout universe on whether the ghouls need to eat and drink to survive. In Fallout 1, if you In Fallout New Vegas, the ghoul Harland claims to live off ...
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How do Super Mutants have access to such powerful arsenals?

How does the super mutants have access to all those weapons? I mean, they are all armed to their teeth: Miniguns, Laser Rifles etc. As far as I know they used to be normal people and they got infected ...
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Who launched nuclear weapons first?

Is there sufficient information in the Fallout universe to infer who launched Nukes first?
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Origin of the name Brahmin in fallout

Brahmin are a caste of religious teachers in Hinduism. Does the FO4 name for cows, Brahmin, have anything to do with this? I was thinking it's possible since Hinduism reveres cows.
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Which Fallout game was it first stated that vaults were designed to conduct experiments?

I played Fallout 1, 2 and 3 and I don't remember if the fact that the vaults were designed to conduct social experiments was cited prior to Fallout 3. As example, if you go look on Internet you will ...
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Do Super Mutants Sleep?

I've seen beds in super mutant outposts in Fallout 3/NV/4, but never seen a mutant occupying one. Is this simply because nobody wanted to give them the necessary animations and scripting, or is there ...
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Why are Californian Super Mutants generally friendlier than the capital wasteland ones?

In Fallout 3 there is only one friendly super mutant. Meanwhile in the NCR territories, Super Mutants are much friendlier (e.g. Jackobstown near New Vegas). Is there an in game explanation for this ...
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If the nuclear holocaust happened in 2077, then why are the clothes and music in the style of the 1950s?

If the nuclear holocaust happened in 2077, then why are the clothes and music in the style of the 1950s? (source)
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Why are there no tanks in Fallout 3 / New Vegas?

Is there a reason why you never see any tanks in Fallout? For a civilization constantly at war and so heavy on the weapons development they seem to focus on infantry all the time. You could argue ...
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What items should be saved for turn-ins?

In Fallout 3, Pre-War Books, Scrap Metal, and Nuka Cola Quantum (among other items) were all far more valuable when turned into specific NPC's, rather than just sold to whichever trader you came ...
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Can I play Fallout 3 without any background to the Fallout Series?

I have heard the Fallout 3 is awesome. I want to play it, but I am wondering how much background I will need? I played Daggerfall, Morrowind and Oblivion (also by Bethesda) and I think I could have ...
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Any way to fix Cathedral crash in Fallout?

I really searched it before on web. I can't get to the 3rd level in Cathedral (Master's Lair). All the solutions I found were from a very old thread in No Mutants Allowed. Nothing worked for me and ...