This page lists all cultural references in Fallout Tactics.
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When injured below the "Severely Injured" status, super mutants may the phrase, "Fear is the mind killer", which is from the "Litany against fear" from the sci-fi book, Dune.

Dukes of Hazzard, TheEdit

During the Rock Falls mission, the raider bosses are called "Bo", "Daisy", "Jesse" and "Luke". Those are the names of the Duke family members in the television series The Dukes of Hazzard.

Historical Reenactment SocietiesEdit

Invasion Re-creationists This special encounter features nervous, excited 'Americans' taking a few steps over the Canadian 'border', upon which they wildly celebrate victory, claiming that Canada has been overrun, and return back across the border.

Matrix, The ("Coppertops")Edit

The Coppertops special encounter features humans as essentially, batteries fueling a robot empire, as in the movie. However in the game, rather then being hooked up to equipment that harvests the natural electrical impulses of their bodies, the 'human batteries' are running on treadmills while a task-master robot oversees the entire operation.


During the Newton mission you are required to speak with Albert Lamore, an ambassador of the Reaver Movement. During your conversation Albert speaks of the great entity known as Satansoft. This is reference to the computer company Microsoft. The pun is rather fitting, as Bill Gates has been accused of being the Anti-Christ in the past.


During the Newton mission you are required to speak with Tobias Peste, a scientist-priest of the Reaver Movement. During your conversation Tobias mentions a Heaven-like paradise known as Panasonica. The name is a reference to the electronic manufacturing company Panasonic.

Planescape: TormentEdit

'Morte' The sarcastic, abrasive, floating, cowardly, witty, glowing skull with a New York accent. Well, so he isn't a talking head, but he had a New York accent in Torment.


Tobias Peste mentions a person by the name of Saint Sony who visited him during his 11th day of fasting. The surname is a reference to the Sony corporation.

Terminator, TheEdit

  • Diesoon and the robotic arm in Rock Falls mission are references to Miles Dyson from Terminator 2: Judgment Day.
  • Hydraulic press in Great Bend mission is the reference to the similar press in The Terminator.
  • The B1000 special encounter is a reference to the T-1000 from Terminator 2: Judgment Day.
  • The T-800 is a reference to the robots of the same name throughout the Terminator series.

They Might be GiantsEdit

The phrase "You're not the BoS of me" on some walls in the game locations could be a reference to popular song lyrics "Boss of Me" by They Might be Giants. Then again, it's also just a regular phrase, so it might be a bit of a stretch.

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