|For the location in Fallout 3, see Capitol Post.|
Several of its articles can be read at the company's office in L'Enfant Plaza, dealing with pre-War news such as the disbanding of the United Nations, the annexation of Canada, the Anchorage Reclamation, the new super weapon of the U.S. Army under development or the Pint-Sized Slasher. A reporter of the company can be encountered in the Anchorage Reclamation simulation in Operation: Anchorage, taking the picture which was to become the template for the Anchorage War Memorial.
- The naming of the newspaper is inconsistent: on Fallout 3 loading screens and in the Fallout 3 trailer, it is called "Capital Post" whereas in-game it is called "Capitol Post."
- A copy of the newspaper cost $56, due to the inflation that occurred before the Great War. The price varied in areas outside of metropolitan Washington, D.C.
- The newspaper began in the year 1877.
The Capitol Post building appears in Fallout 3. Three issues of the newspaper can be seen on a loading screen in the same game and an American war correspondent from the newspaper can be encountered in the add-on Operation: Anchorage. The company is also mentioned in Fallout 76 cut content.
Behind the scenes
The newspaper is a reference to Washington, D.C.'s Washington Post.
- Capitol Post terminal entries
- Stated in the top-right hand corner of copies appearing in loading screens. - "Prices may vary in areas outside metropolitan Washington."
- Stated in the top-left corner of the January 11th, 2077 edition
- My personal terminal entries; my personal terminal, Habitat