Thursday, March 21, 2019

Fallout 76

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Story set in post-nuclear West Virginia predates Fallout 76 game

Cullen MacGregor peers out from beneath a fur-lined collar during his travails in a post-apocalyptic West Virginia.
A science-fiction author who popularized monsters featured in the Fallout 76 video game also penned a story set in a future West Virginia that...

Sibray discusses Braxton County Monster, role in Fallout 76

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLp6zKDKm6s Braxton County's monster is unique among legendary West Virginia creatures in that its origins are quite clear: it came from outer space! Beyond that, little...

“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...

Abandoned mine shaft lore in Fallout 76 a real-world concern

A gated mine opening along a rail trail near Ansted, West Virginia, attracts an interested hiker.
In Fallout 76, abandoned mine shaft story-lines play an important role, yet beyond the video game, abandoned coal mine openings in West Virginia pose...

Mapping Fallout 76: John Barton explores Toxic Valley

Highlights from the Fallout 76 of Toxic Valley may reveal as much about West Virginia's Chemical Valley.
Editor's note: the third installment in John Barton's examination of a map of the soon-to-be-released Fallout 76 video game investigates the Toxic Valley region,...

Sibray discusses Mothman, role in new Fallout 76 game

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJIC7DsKOq8&lc Mothman isn't just any West Virginia monster, says David Sibray, publisher of West Virginia Explorer, who contends the beast that's alleged to have haunted...

The Grafton Monster: WVExplorer issues third Fallout 76 video

The headless Grafton Monster as rendered in Fallout 76 haunts the hills of northern West Virginia.video
https://youtu.be/2f-ew77NM3Q Do you believe in monsters? David Sibray hasn't come clean on whether he does but admits the legend of the Grafton Monster of northern...

Mapping Fallout 76: John Barton explores The Savage Divide

Highlights from a Fallout 76 map of the Savage Divide pay homage to the Allegheny Mountain region.
Editor’s note: The fifth installment in John Barton’s examination of a map of the soon-to-be-released Fallout 76 video game investigates The Savage Divide region,...

Mapping Fallout 76: John Barton explores The Mire

The Mire in the new Fallout 76 game appears to include West Virginia's panhandle region east of the
(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...

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...

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...

Fallout 76 video game was nearly set in Pa., not West...

Bear Rocks Pink Morning, Dolly Sods Wilderness Area
The new Fallout 76 video game — to be released by Bethesda Softworks on November 14, 2018 — might have been set in Pennsylvania...

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