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Bill Foster[1] is one of the inhabitants of Vault 112 and part of the Tranquility Lane virtual reality simulation, still alive in 2277.

Background

Mr. Foster is a technician down at the local RobCo plant and wears a jumpsuit bearing the company name.[Non-canon 1] When the Lone Wanderer first arrives, he will tell them to go speak to another child, Betty who is over on the playground.[2] While walking around the area, he will comment that it is a nice day and that he loves to live in the area.[3]

Like the other inhabitants of Vault 112, he is trapped in the Tranquility Lane simulation by Stanislaus Braun. If he is viewed in the vault pod before entering oneself, his vital signs are as followed:

Lounger Monitor

DISPLAY RESIDENT STATUS

  • Pulse: 72 bpm
  • BP: 115/80 mmHg
  • Temp: 98.4 F
  • Respiratory Rate: 19/min


DISPLAY RESIDENT STRESS LEVEL

  • Stress Level: Nominal

Interactions with the player character

Interactions overview

Interactions
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This character is involved in quests.

Quests

Inventory

Apparel Weapon Other items On death
RobCo jumpsuit
Pre-War baseball cap
Reading glasses

Notes

He is the only Tranquility Lane resident besides Betty, who does not have a house bearing his surname.

Notable quotes

Appearances

Bill Foster appears only in Fallout 3.

Gallery

References

  1. Vault 112 terminal entries; Lounger Monitor -- Subject: W. Foster
  2. Bill Foster: "You probably oughta go talk to Betty, kiddo. Don't want to keep her waiting! She's out there on the playground, probably looking for you. Run along now."
    (Bill Foster's dialogue)
  3. Bill Foster: "Nice place. Real nice. Everyone's friendly, and always happy to lend a hand."
    (Bill Foster's dialogue)

Non-canon

  1. Fallout 3 Official Game Guide Game of the Year Edition p.62: "Bill Foster
    Mr. Foster is a technician down at the local RobCo Plant. Always ready with a Sugar Bomb for the kiddies, he's a chipper sort, and prone to whistling, or impromptu bursts of patriotic sing-songs. He is most definitely not living a life of quiet desperation."
    (Fallout 3 Official Game Guide Game of the Year Edition Wasteland Census)
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