You may switch between FPP and TPP, according to your preferences. The developers gave us a chance to live a life in a post-nuclear environment from the moment of the character’s birth. At the very beginning you are taken away from your dying mother, and subjected to a DNA test by your father (voiced by Liam Neeson). At this point you get to choose your sex, ethnicity, specific elements of appearance, etc. Some special attention was paid to face – after completing the process, you can take a look at your father’s face, which is clearly similar to yours.
Adjusting the seven main statistics of the protagonist is presented in a form of reading a book for children, whereas the process of learning to walk serves as a control tutorial. At the age of ten you get a BB gun and a wrist computer Pip-Boy 3000, where you can e.g. check your health, skills, or items. This device also allows you to listen to radio stations after tuning into their frequency. Broadcasters not only play original tracks from 1940s and 50s, but also provide important information (e.g. jobs that need to be done). Your preparations to leave the Vault 101 end when you are 19 years old and you decide go after your escaped father. The year is 2277.
Processor: 2.4 Ghz - Intel Pentium 4
Graphics: 256 MB VRAM - NVIDIA 6800 / ATI X850
Memory: 1 GB RAM - XP / 2 GB RAM - Vista
Disk space: 7 GB HD
System: Windows XP / Vista