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Fallout is a franchise of post-apocalyptic computer role-playing games created by Interplay Entertainment. Originally envisioned as a sequel to Wasteland using Steve Jackson's GURPS, Fallout eventually matured into something entirely its own: A mature post-nuclear setting with a retro-futuristic aesthetic, powered by the originally home-brewed SPECIAL system. Its unique visual identity draws on countless sources, from 1930s Art Deco, through 1950s Americana, to 80s and 90s classics like Mad Max or The City of Lost Children.

The series encompasses six role-playing titles in the series (Fallout, Fallout 2, Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas, Fallout 4 and Fallout 76) and several spin-offs, including a squad-based tactical combat game (Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel), an action RPG dungeon-crawler for PlayStation 2 and Xbox (Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel), a Vault simulation game (Fallout Shelter), and several tabletop games (Fallout: The Board Game, Fallout: Wasteland Warfare, Fallout: Wasteland Warfare Roleplaying Game, and the discontinued Fallout Warfare).


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Set is the leader of all the ghouls in Necropolis in 2161, except for the underground ghouls who lived in the sewers and the Glowing ones who live in Vault 12. He has a son called Typhon. Set is annoyed at the super mutant presence in Necropolis and tries to recruit the Vault Dweller to take care of the problem. He is not mentioned in the Vault Dweller's memoirs, but the Vault Dweller did kill the super mutants, which led to the slaughter of everyone in Necropolis, including Set himself.

[edit]Did you know...

... that psychoactive drugs were released into the Vault 106 air filtration system 10 days after the door was sealed?

... that Daren Hightower was the head of the Water Merchants in 2161?

... that deathclaws are genetically modified Jackson's chameleons?

... that there were 17 vaults which actually worked as advertised?

... that the Fat Man mini nuke launcher was developed at Fort Strong near Boston?

... that a Fallout game for the original PlayStation was in the works, but was eventually canceled?

... that Vault 96 behaved like a cryogenic Noah's ark?


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