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Centuries following nuclear war, a teen leaves the safety of an underground vault in order to find their father, who left in hopes of creating a water purifier.

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Todd Howard

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Emil Pagliarulo (lead writer), Erik J. Caponi | 10 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Liam Neeson ... James - Father (voice)
Malcolm McDowell ... President John Henry Eden (voice)
Ron Perlman ... Narrator (voice)
Odette Annable ... Amata Almodovar (voice) (as Odette Yustman)
Jeff Baker ... Stanley Armstrong / Hannibal Hamlin / Sergeant RL-3 / Herman Gomez / Gary Staley / Button Gwinnett / Edgar Wellington II / Gary Clones / Mel / Ernest 'Uncle' Roe / Bannon / Dusty / Willy Wilson / Bronson / Stevie Mack / Paul Hannon Sr. / John Kendall / Officer Richards / Officer O'Brian / Officer Park / Officer Wolfe / Doc Hoff / Drifter / Knight Dillon / Henry Young / Ian West / Jack Smith / Jotun / Junders Plunkett / Knight Captain Colvin / Silas / Harkness (pre-transformation) / Branchtender Linden / Pappy / Frank / Paulie Cantelli / Roger Rockwell / Ronald Lauren / Rory McLaren / Scribe Bowditch / Stockholm / Micky / Carlos / Willy / Ymir / Scavengers / Brotherhood of Steel Initiates / Brotherhood of Steel Scribes / The Wasteland Junkie / Hunters / Hitmens / Escaped Slaves / Megaton Refugees / Wastelanders / Brotherhood Outcasts / Megaton Settlers / Patients / Tenpenny Tower Residents / Desmond Lockheart - Point Lookout DLC (voice)
William Bassett ... Elder Owyn Lyons (voice)
Karen Carbone Karen Carbone ... Catherine - Mother / Moira Brown / Red / Suzie Mack / Sydney / Anna Holt / Belle Bonny / Brianna / Cherry / Crimson / Fantasia / Lana Danvers / Nova / Rosie / Susan Lancaster / Scribe Yearling / Rivet City Security Guards / Brotherhood of Steel Paladins / Brotherhood of Steel Knights / Brotherhood of Steel Initiates / Wastelanders / Caravan Guards / Children of the Atom / Escaped Slaves (voice)
Johnny Contino Johnny Contino ... Grouse / Sam Warrick / Mad Johnny Wes / Regulators / Slavers / Wastelanders / Tenpenny Security Guards / Brotherhood Outcasts / Brotherhood of Steel Paladins / Brotherhood of Steel Knights / Brotherhood of Steel Initiates / Caravan Guards (voice)
Erik Dellums ... Three Dog (voice) (as Erik Todd Dellums)
Paul Eiding ... Nathan Vargas / Abraham Washington / Tree Father Birch / Evan King / Arkansas / Daniel Littlehorn / Dr. Zimmer / Walter / Father Clifford / Mister Lopez / Dr. Julius Banfield / Herbert Dashwood / Irving Cheng / Harris Smith / Breadbox / Tinker Joe / Officer Taylor / The Preacher / Bill Steward (voice)
Shari Elliker Shari Elliker ... Beatrice Armstrong / Reilly / Star Paladin Cross / Victoria Watts / Bleak / Brailee Ewers / Brick / Carolina Red / Christie Young / Cindy Cantelli / Cutter / Knight Captain Dusk / Ellen DeLoria / Holly / Scribe Jameson / Janet Rockwell / Janice Kaplinski / Jenny Stahl / Jessica / Karen Schenzy / Kimba / Linda Smith / Lydia Montenegro / Mabel Henderson / Branchtender Maple / Martha Simpson / Martha Wilson / Mei Wong / Millicient Wellington / Defender Morgan / Pat Neusbaum / Silver / Simone Cameron / Sonora Cruz / Tammy Hargrave / Tanya 'The AntAgonizer' Christoff / Child Slaver / Wastelanders / Tenpenny Residents / Slavers / Brotherhood of Steel Paladins / Brotherhood of Steel Knights / Brotherhood of Steel Initiates / Brotherhood Outcasts / Captives / Female Raiders / Caravan Traders / Megaton Settlers / Hunter (voice)
Peter Gil Peter Gil ... Colonel Augustus Autumn / Confessor Cromwell (voice)
Gregory Gorton Gregory Gorton ... Jonas Palmer / Dave / Horace Pinkerton / Vance / Daniel Agincourt / Officer Armstrong / Protector Casdin / Doc Church / Crow / Branchtender Cypress / Dominic D'Ellsadro / Ken Ewers / Herman Gomez (Trouble on the Homefront) / Michael Hawthorne / Seagrave Holmes / Paladin Hoss / Anthony Ling / Lug-Nut / George Neusbaum / Scribe Peabody / Initiate Pek / Dr. Preston / Shorty / Leo Stahl / Leroy Walker / Sister / Carter / Laszlo Radford / John Malleus / Museum of Technology voiceover / Hunters / Caravan Traders / Megaton Settlers / Scavengers / Caravan Guards / Brotherhood of Steel Initiates / Brotherhood of Steel Scribes (voice)
Duncan Hood ... Overseer Alphonse Almodovar / Dukov / Scribe Reginald Rothchild / Tobar - Point Loockout DLC (voice)
Jake Howard Jake Howard ... One Year Baby (voice)
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Storyline

In the far future where Earth has become a devastated wasteland, you are the child of the noted scientist James in the underground Vault 101 that is in the Washington DC area. Upon reaching adulthood, your father has mysteriously disappeared into the outside for some unknown purpose. Soon, you are forced to flee outside yourself from the murderous tyranny of the Vault Overseer who will not tolerate such dissent. Now, you will begin the search for your father as your adventures begin that will either bring hope to that dismal world or destroy it.. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Prepare for the future.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 October 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fallout 3 See more »

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Trivia

The New Testament of the bible possesses the Book of Revelation, a book from which a quote is taken in the game. In the New Testament, there is an author named James. This author wrote about the anointing of the sick. Anointing is a ritual performed in the Christian religion believed to rid the sick of any dangerous influences. James, the father of the lone wanderer, heads up "Project Purity", a project dedicated to ridding the waters of the wasteland of any radiation. Essentially, James is anointing the wasteland by introducing pure water to the water sources. See more »

Goofs

In the return to Vault 101 quest, the Overseer refers to your character as a man, even if it is a female. See more »

Quotes

President John Henry Eden: Restoring the greatest country in the world to its former glory, well, heh heh... Well, that takes time, even for the Enclave.
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Alternate Versions

In the Japanese version of the game, in the quest "The Power of the Atom" Mr. Burke has been removed leaving no possibility of destroying the town of Megaton. This was done because the developers feared the Japanese government would not allow the game to be distributed in Japan if it featured the possibility of detonating an atomic bomb in a populated area. See more »

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Referenced in Flat Earth & Other Hot Potatoes: Episode #1.38 (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Prelude - Partita No. 3
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Written by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by Heather MacArthur
Featured in Agatha's Station
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This is officially the best game of all time.
5 June 2013 | by Liam3011See all my reviews

Fallout 3.

Now as a huge fan, I was expecting much, and my expectations were very well met.

The world is huge, the variety is there, the humour is there and the awesome fun is there too!

The fun is endless, it has a fantastic storyline, the characters are some of the best I've seen and the choices you make are really cool too. I've never seen a game like it, really I haven't.

Not only is the game amazing, but it is BREATHTAKING. Now bring Fallout 4

My EXACT score: 10/10


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