Speed Run: Fallout 3

f3speedrunSpeed runs are when a video game expert utilizes every trick (non-hacking cheat) available to complete a game in the shortest amount of time.  They are impressive to watch when you consider how much time and practice it took to achieve.  Fallout 3 is one of my favorite games because of the massive world it inhabited.  I remember finishing the game (in many multiples of this speed run) and then learning I had only uncovered 11% of the world map.  Amazing.

Jump after the break to see this incredible Fallout 3 speed run in only 25 minutes, 57 seconds.

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Podcast Reaction: The No Watson’s Club Edition

nohomers On this week’s podcast we were without the melodic tones of one William DB Watson as he served his one podcast suspension for last weeks tirade that will be henceforth known as “The Incident”.  However, the remaining geeks fell into the age old trap of talking about Watson continuously throughout.

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Geek Gear is Here! Fallout Inspired Fan Art That Reminds You The Apocalypse Is Nigh

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Check out this awesome Pip Boy inspired keychain, that has been hand drawn and etched onto solid copper. Each piece made by Katy Trail Keepsakes is handmade to order – so you know she’s gotta be pretty boss! Pip Boy not your thing? Check out the other Fan Art inspired Fallout pieces after the break:

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Infographic Wars! The Badass Score Of 30 Fictional Weapons

4711898-fictional-weapons1Ever wonder what was more badass, Cap’s shield or Wolverine’s claws?  A light saber or a wizard’s wand?  The bride’s sword or Zelda’s, uh, sword.  Find out on the infographic after the break.

 

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How Do You Keep A Geek In Suspense? Unveil A Website With A Fallout Countdown Clock.

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Fallout 3, albeit glitchy as all get out, is one of my all-time favorite games.  Ryan’s too I think.  And while I liked New Vegas, we’ve been waiting for a true sequel since 2009.  And it looks like tomorrow we might get an announcement that grants our wish.  Bethesda Game Studios has launched a new website that displays a Fallout like clock that is counting down to…something.  Tune in tomorrow to find out what.  (h/t to James, another huge Fallout fan, for the heads up.)