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Welcome to the Fallout West Virginia News Archives page at West Virginia Explorer, where you’ll find boots-on-the-ground information about West Virginia and its association with the Fallout 76 video game.  Sign up for the FalloutWV Newsletter to receive news directly in your email inbox. Join us on Twitter, too!

Mothman Museum a highlight of Point Pleasant visit

The Silver Memorial Bridge spans the Ohio River at Point Pleasant, West Virginia, Mason County.
The weather was turning cold in mid-November 1966 when stories of a strange creature began to scatter like autumn leaves across West Virginia. Men...

WVExplorer publishes first series video featuring W.Va. monsters

Al Clark interviews David Sibray regarding the Snarly Yowl, one of five legendary monsters alleged to haunt the West Virginia hills.video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EOx4xihj2O8 WVExplorer.com has published the first of five videos that discuss the backstories for legendary monsters apparently featured in the soon-to-be-released video game Fallout 76. According...

Mapping Fallout 76: John Barton explores Cranberry Bog

The Fallout 76 map of Cranberry Bog appears to be located in southeastern West Virginia.
Editor's Note: The second installation in John Barton's exploration of the Fallout 76 map of West Virginia begins here with an investigation of what...

Cacapon State Park to host ghost-story campfire Aug. 11

Cacapon River, Potomac Branches Region
Cacapon Resort State Park will host West Virginia native and professional storyteller Adam Booth Aug. 11 for a family friendly evening of campfire ghost...

West Virginia Penitentiary at Moundsville focus of strange history

Entrance to former W.Va. Penitentiary
The gruesome old West Virginia State Penitentiary at Moundsville earned global notoriety this summer after video-game enthusiasts spotted it in a trailer for the...

Fallout’s “retro” imagery well suited to West Virginia, historian says

A desk featured in Fallout 76 includes a console reminiscent of the '70s and an early 20th-century fan.
Retro imagery featured in the Fallout video-game series is coincidentally well suited to West Virginia, says an architectural historian who expects the state's portrayal...

Mapping Fallout 76: The Mire

The Mire in the new Fallout 76 game appears to include West Virginia's panhandle region east of the "Savage Divide."
(Editor's Note: Over the next six issues of the FalloutWV Newsletter, contributing editor John Barton will examine the six principal areas mapped in the...

Newsletter to explore Fallout 76 version of West Virginia

West Virginia Explorer has launched FalloutWV, a newsletter launched to track the development of Fallout 76 in West Virginia.
An e-newsletter being published by a West Virginia online travel guide this coming week will explore the virtual landscape presented in Fallout 76, a...

FalloutWV newsletter to track Fallout 76 locales in West Virginia

Fans of Fallout have created a map of West Virginia based on hints about the soon-to-be released video game.
At 16 square miles, Fallout 76 is reported to be four times the size of Fallout 4, Bethesda Game Studio's previous release in the...

June 16 marks anniversary of Grafton Monster sightings

Forest near Grafton, West Virginia, out of which the Grafton Monster allegedly appeared.
On June 16, 1964, hell broke loose in Grafton, West Virginia, a sleepy town on the Tygart Valley River. Excitement here normally came by...

Fallout 76: Which West Virginia landmarks can you find?

A screenshot from the new game Fallout 76 appears to show a ruined New River Gorge in the background.
In time for Christmas 2018, Bethesda it will unleash "Fallout 76," a video game of enormous proportions that appears to be entirely centered in...

“Fallout 76” driving record traffic to West Virginia Explorer

The megasloth from Fallout 76.
Fallout from the announced release of the "Fallout 76" West Virginia-based video game is driving record traffic to West Virginia Explorer, according to its...

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