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An exquisite game,set in a post apocalyptic world after a nuclear exchange. The games brilliance comes from music,atmosphere and the weaving of the overall story. It's bleak,depressing,eerie and gritty. The 50's retro theme fits perfectly with the nuclear war plot and pulp comic sci-fi science&technology. The high-tech world that is described is done in a 1950's motif, giving excellent atmosphere and feeling.
The game itself is an rpg with somewhat non-linear gameplay. You are confined to the story ultimately, but still have a fair degree of freedom. The game is loads of fun any way you play and is equally interesting from start to finish.
If you understand what the guys at Interplay were going for you'll see what an amazing game this is.
If i had to describe the series with colours: fallout 1 is black,fallout 2 is green, and fallout:tactics is pink for being so gay
by Spectre April 12, 2004
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The fallout series- the best series of non-fantasy RPG's ever. Good for people who are sick of beards, magic swords and crap, and want a bleak, futuristic setting with drugs, violence, guns, ho's, etc.
by IkeM October 11, 2003
Best RPG period. Actually realistic setting unlike Dungeons and Dragons and that gay shit. Who needs wizards, magic, and swords when you can have plasma rifles that melt flesh right off of peoples bones, whores, mutants, drugs, armor that makes you look badass, and blowing people up to human sausage. Created by Black Isle
Fallout rules doude.
by Eric January 16, 2005
Legendarily good RPG set in the post-apocalyptic world. First two games were first-class roleplaying gold, containing violence, humour and a number of cool film references. The Brotherhood of Steel spinoff for the PS2 was something of a misfire, though.

See also Power Fist
I am the Vault Dweller!
by Snake March 09, 2005
A fight or disagreement that usually results in a long period of not talking with that person.
My band lost our guitarist cause me and him had a fall out.
by usedfake July 02, 2007
A state of mind one gets from playing Black Isles post apocaliptic role playing game where they eat shit and dream fallout. This person might have anything from giant gecko's to enclave, to a dominatrix mutant, even to a crashed whale, and the nights of camelot (Nie!) on there mind at all times... These people can be extremely dangerous because the line of reality is crosses soo much, the only way to be accepted by them is to buy the game fallout, and become an addict.
::What, is your name.... what, is your quest... what, is the one charachter that has not aged since fallout one?::

::We are searching for the holy hand grenade of antioch.. do you have one::
::Do you have a geck?::
::Yes, we have plenty::
::Can I have one::
::Oh no, dont think so, then you wouldnt be able go finish your quest, goodbye::
by Mitch Chatchsky June 17, 2004
(n) The airborne reminants of a massive explosiion, usually dust and debris blasted high into the atmosphere. In the case of vulcanos it is usually ash or superheated pumace, and it falls back to earth as acid rain, over a widespread area. Also used to describe the ash and radioactive debris that falls back to earth from a nuclear mushroom cloud.
1. Pompeii was covered by vulcanic fallout from Mt. Vesuvious.

2. I built a fallout shelter during the cold war when I thought the Russians were gonna nuke us.

by G.H.Hadden January 04, 2006
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