The Original Fallout Is Free On Steam

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If you didn’t take your first trip to The Wasteland until Fallout 3 or Fallout: New Vegas and want to see where it all began, now’s your chance.


For the next slightly-more-than 24 hours, the original Fallout is free to download and keep forever on Steam. It’s pretty hard and kinda wonky and very weird, but it still holds up! Go grab it.

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It’s really amazing just how great Fallout 1 still is despite it’s age. The story and originality is crazy. Just kind of saddens me how the series has been reduced to a generic open world game with bad writing and a ton of annoying busywo-sorry, Preston is telling me another settlement needs my help.