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ZOOM Fallout 1 & 2
Sold Out (Win95/98/NT/Me/XP) (Jewel Pack) (FALOUT12PJ)
Interplay

Game: RPG

ESRB rating: Mature (Ages 17+) - animated blood and gore

Ratings:

PC Gamer 1997 Best Roleplaying Game

A from  Just Adventure

Fallout: A Post Nuclear Role Playing Game

Our existence...a subterranean Fallout shelter modified to house 1,000 people indefinitely after a nuclear holocaust. It's been nearly 80 years and we still don't have nay idea what's out there. Sure, we've sent out volunteer scouts, but none of them returned...

Now our water recycler has failed. Rationing has begun, but someone needs to leave the vault to get a replacement microchip for the water recycler and look for other survivors.

We drew straws. You drew the short one...

Remember Wasteland? Fallout creates a classic old school role-playing experience with all new depth and complexity.

Over 50 mini-quests with multiple solutions take you through devastated wastelands such as Rad Scorpion dens, Junktown, and the Brotherhood of Steel.

Meticulous turn-based combat system lets you target specific body parts to wound, cripple, or kill as you see fit.

Make your own character or start with one of three pre-generated types: Diplomatic, Deceptive, and Combative.

Victims don't just perish - they get cut in half, melt into a pile of goo, and explode like a blood sausage into chunks of flesh.

Improve your character's skills thru play and receive perks tailored to your character's abilities.

If you agitate someone with your comments, they'll look and act agitated - and remember that encounter. Depending on the player's choice of conversation topics, characters will look happy, normal, and/or angry.

This year's Fallout Nuclear Survival Kit uses the latest technology to keep you alive and kicking in the event of a nuclear disaster.

Warning: Contents may have shifted during a nuclear explosion. For your protection, examine the inner lid before breaking seal of kit. Contents do not provide protection from radiation, real or implied. Your involvement will determine the effects of Fallout.

Fallout 2:

Sequel to the RPG Game of the Year

It's been 80 long years since your ancestor trod across the wastelands. As you search for the Garden of Eden Creation Kit to save your primitive village, your path is strewn with crippling radiation, megalomaniac mutants, and a relentless stream of lies, deceit and treachery. You begin to wonder if anyone really stands to gain anything from this brave new world.

Mastering your character's skills and traits for survival, Fallout 2 will challenge you to endure in a post-nuclear world whose future withers with every passing moment...

We are family
Not everyone that joins you looks like you. Super-mutants, robo-dogs and ghouls may join your adventure, or why not do-it-yourself by implanting a brain into that shiny new robot body.

Kill smarter, not harder
Improved combat AI for friends and foes alike. Most of the people in your own group won't take that burst shot with the Flechette-gun, but a couple are probably just aching for the opportunity.

Share the wealth
If you want to, you can upgrade any traveling companions with more dangerous weapons, tougher armor, or even teach them new skills and abilities. Of course, you'd better make sure they're on your side.

Bigger & badder than ever
Bigger, smarter, nastier enemies than you've ever fought before. We've given you a few pals that are just as ugly. You didn't think you were the only Bad-ass in town did you?

Sex & romance after the bomb
Fall in love, get married, and then pimp your spouse for a little extra chump-change. Hey, it's a dark and dangerous world.

Learning is fun-da-mental
Over 100 new skills, called perks, available to learn during the course of your travels. Better to learn the exquisite art of Pyromania, the uncanny timing as a Demolition expert, or how to squeeze the trigger on your spiffy new Gauss-rifle faster than the next guy? Decisions, decisions...

Requirements:

Pentium 90 or faster (P120 recommended), 16MB RAM (32MB recommended), 30MB available hard drive space (150MB recommended), Direct X certified SVGA video card, Direct X certified sound card, 4x or faster CD-ROM drive, Windows 95/98/NT/Me/XP, 100% Microsoft compatible mouse.

Version 1.2 tested OK on Windows XP. You may need to download an update patch in order to get it to run properly on XP.

Reviews:

Just Adventure by Ray Ivey

"Unlike most good pure adventure games, RPGs really do need good manuals. And Fallout has one of the best I've ever encountered. It's comprehensive, easy to use, and very amusing to read."

"The format of the game is third-person, with both mouse and keyboard controls. The graphics in the gameplay engine were a bit of a disappointment, though I guess the post-nuclear war environments would be pretty drab and repetitive. Still, the gameplay is so fun the drab graphics don't do too much damage."

"This is one of those rare games that oozes quality from every pore. You get the impression that Tim Cain, the game's producer and lead programmer, really likes computer games, and he made sure that every element of the game is enjoyable. From the opening cinematic, a chilling, multilayered introduction made more ironic by the sweet strains of the Ink Spots singing "Maybe," you're hooked by this intriguing game."

"The game also features one of the best endings I've ever seen in a game. It wrapped up all the major storylines (with variables according to how I played the game, which was cool), and it even threw in a surprising, poignant, but very believable twist that gave the end of the game a great deal of pathos.

" I would agree wholeheartedly with my friends to who turned me on to this game. If you are an adventure player who's been interested in trying an RPG, this is the game to try. Personally, I can't wait to play Fallout 2!"



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