101 Facts About Fallout: New Vegas

In this week’s 101 facts, we’ll talk about what would happen in the decades following a nuclear missile pulverizing Las Vegas. We’ll also talk about the fallout game that’s many people’s favorite for its layered reputation system and engaging story truth is baby. It was rigged from the start and in what way was it a miracle that this game was even made in the first place.

  • fallout new vegas is a post-apocalyptic action role-playing video game developed by obsidian entertainment and published by bethesda softworks number two released in 2010. It’s a spin-off of the fallout series and set in apost-apocalyptic open-world environment based in and Nevada. fallout number three the mainl set takes place in the year 2 four years after the events of fallout 3.
  • Black isle, the studio behind the first two Fallout games, has announced that it’ll be working on a new Fallout game after the third Fallout game. The new game will be developed by obsidian and bethesda, the developers of the upcoming Elder Scrolls 5 Skyrim. obsidian was formed in 2003 by several people who were ex-interplay staff.
  • The makers of the upcoming video game’fallout 3′ have revealed that they rejected the idea to set the game between the event of fallout 2 and 3. They added that they did approve of setting the game in vegas number nine at the beginning of production. The game will continue the west coast story rather than the plot of fallout 3.
  • josh sawyer was a web designer at black hill studios and had previously worked as lead designer on icewind dale. sawyer publicly released a new vegas mod designed for his own personal use it made things a bit more difficult such as slowing down the pace at which you level up by half and changing the karma levels of other characters like jean-bapti’s cutting changing from neutral to very evil.
  • A new feature in ‘Fallout 3’ has been added to the game that allows players to kick in the butt without becoming over-encumbered. The feature works over a short period of time instead of instantly making radiation especially annoying. The player needs to eat and drink and sleep too or they’ll die both in real life and the game.
  • Developer Bethesda has revealed that they decided to only give obsidian 18 months to make Fallout New Vegas. obsidian were given less than half of that number 21 this meant that assets from the third game were reused while obsidian had to wrestle with using an engine they weren’t familiar with. The game is estimated to have sold around 12 million copies worldwide.
  • The video game ‘new vegas’ has received over 24 million views on Facebook after it was released on Tuesday. The game was also nominated for the Golden Joystick Award for Best Strategy Game and Best Story in 2011 and was nominated for both the awards too. It was also named as one of the best games of the year in 2011.
  • ‘Game of Thrones’ actor Peter Dinklage has revealed that the character of benny in the show is based on a real person. “Benny was a gangster in the 30s and 40s who was one of the architects of modern vegas financing casinos and overseeing the construction of certain landmarks number 29 sounds like a nice guy with a name like buxy shaw,” he added.
  • An actual person who appeared in the fourth sharknado movie really wayne newton shazam himself zachary levi man who makes the most movies bettery treyo and internet gaming web legend felicia day number 32 jason marston’s in the game too blank companion boone but you’d be forgiven for not knowing that as the game incorrectly credit to blue hedgehog botherer marston instead.
  • The various grunts and ouchy noises that are made are provided by some familiar gaming faces. The grunts belong to yuri lorenthal who famously plays ps4’s iteration of spider-man zip to poise spider kids number 35 if you happen to be a woman though fair play to you they belong to laura bailey the voice of mary jane in the spidey game.
  • Ron Perlman has returned to reprise his role as the narrator in the fallout series which he’s done ever since the very first of the fallouts. Perlman appears in game 2 but very very hidden indeed using a bug you can break out of the ending slideshow sequence. Perlman was originally going to be given the option to romance some of these characters.
  • The bodies of mr house the king and president kimball will give you bonuses for 60 seconds after eating human bodies of life. It’s mortimer who serves as hannibal of the game who killed hannibal who killed mortimer turns out that tasty food that was once served at the ultra luxe casino was human meat and you have to choose what to do without him.
  • The leader of Caesar’s legion has been named after the real julius and has several similarities to him too for instance his nose. He also suffers from a similar condition that results in blackouts and seizures number 45. He was apparently inspired by a couple of people for a start as josh sawyer convicted liberian president 47 and fictional nutcase mr kurtz from heart of darkness.
  • The king has a dog, an absolutely good cybernetic boy called rex and a double panner number 49. obsidian songs too, as do his quest names number 48. The game had four different bits of story dlc old world blues. They did consider having some post-game stuff as dlc actually but apparently a lot of the dlc creation time was eaten into by having to fix bugs.
  • The first one dead money is actually based on several movies in it the courier is stuck inside an abandoned casino with explosives attached to their neck forced to open its vault. The casino is called madre a reference to the 1948 film the treasure of madre which shares similar treasure hunting themes the explosives in the neck bit was more informed by movies like battle royale and cube number 53 in the wine cellar.
  • There are 15 10 encounters in the base game of the new vegas video game. One of these features is in the form of a character running out of a cave whose name is two bears high-fiving this is in reference to a mod created by a fan the only purpose of which is to allow you to answer that one of doc’s rorschach tests at the beginning looks like two bears.
  • The number 59 in the cave of abaddon in the lonesome road is a reference to one of the most heartbreaking moments of all time the jurassic park episode of futurama number 61. A mummified dog called seymour is another reference to the moment in the futurama episode.
  • The ending of the video game’vault 11′ has been compared to the end of the planet of the apes in the film ‘Planet of the Apes’. The video shows the player choosing to end the lonesome road by nuking both the ncr and the perk’s legion. It also shows the wild wasteland on the ending slide.
  • Vault 64, vault 19 and vault 22 appear in the video game vault 64. vault 19 also appears in this game and has an interesting quirk it had two overseers and two factions red and blue and vault-tec tried to subliminally turn them against each other and make them paranoid. vault 22 went to last of us and had a real fungus problem which in turn caused plants to rebel against the humans inside.
  • Fallout 4’s assets and its old engine number 68 have been used by an unofficial fan-made mod called fallout to new Vegas. The mod uses the same engine and style as fallout 3 fusing the two together number 17 development for the mod began in 2012 and took four years to create. The project ran off community donations with help from friends and family number 71.
  • Metal man from the sky to help you out during combat has been added to Fallout 76. The mod also allows you to be a bounty hunter all over the wasteland number 73. There are many other easter eggs and references in the base game that appear with the old wwe for instance with this on you can hear mr new vegas ending a radio segment with stay classy.
  • The emergency radio at some points will blare out the numbers 4 8 15 16 23 and 42. now almost every single piece of media has these numbers in it as a reference but in case you didn’t know this relates to mystery box disappointment lost number 76 that same radio station will sometimes say bravo bravo charlie the doctor isn’t coming the doctor.
  • indie survives a nuke by hiding in a fridge don’t try that at home by the way although there’s a new coming you have bigger worries number 78 if you talk to rex the hat hating robotic good boy. wild wasteland on rex somehow tells you the location of somebody stuck in a well as you’ve received a quest marker to go there.
  • monty python number 81 has been referenced in a video game easter egg. The video shows a character in the game saying, “I’m an ambassador not a doctor.” This comes after a fan tweeted, “Oh man I love monty Python number 81 finally.” Another user wrote, “You can stumble upon maude’s muggers a gang of three violent elderly women.”
  • There are at least 50 video game characters named after songs from the 1940s and 50s. There are also some named after song not of the era like they are the champions. Some think this is a reference to the character of penny from the online series dr horrible sing-along blog which would make sense asfelicia day plays both characters number 87 weirdly the mother and father of the lone wanderer of fallout 3 can be found in fault 21.
  • The weapon the fat man is named after is a weapon that launches nuclear missiles and takes its name from the bomb that was dropped on hiroshima by the US towards the end of world war ii. This was renamed to the nuka launcher instead for well obvious reasons number nine t you want to be careful when roaming around the wasteland.
  • The threshold of any armor in the game number 92 originally though this was going to come at a big cost josh sawyer almost gave the remnants armor set the same poison chalice effect as the auditore cape from assassin’s creed 2 meaning that while wearing it everybody in thegame becomes hostile towards you it was removed though.
  • The White Glove Society was originally called sawneys the white glove society used to be cannibals and indeed still could be so so sorney’s is likely a reference to sony bean a 16th century scotsman who apparently killed and ate over a thousand people don’t know why I laughed but that is a lot number 98 there’s a very small gang in the sewers called the greasers.
  • The mysterious stranger perk in Fallout New Vegas was originally going to be coded into the game that should you try to kill the drifter in bats in a shock twist the mysterious changer would appear but this time tried to kill you instead to protect his son. This was then cut due to time constraints and probably caused more problems than it solved.
  • A video of a group of people ganging up on each other has gone viral on social media. In the video, the group can be heard saying, “Hey it’s a cool, we’re a cool group…it’s good good people okay in the meantime.” The video was shared by a user who wrote, “I’ll see you there probably enjoy bye you.”
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