This Fallout 4 realism mod makes the game much shorter and impossible to survive

Fallout 4’s portrayal of the nuclear post-apocalypse is reasonably realistic, in that it’s hell on Earth, but there are some inconsistencies in the opening minutes that Neil DeGrasse Tyson would have a field day with. Modders have patched up those plot holes, so now you can start a new Fallout 4 game and experience the effect of nuclear armageddon in all its destructive glory. Just don’t expect to be traversing a new frontier after that.

Made by UnrealSeptim in NexusMods (via pc gamer), the most realistic intro mod ensures that your character will not survive long enough to take a cryogenic nap lasting 210 years.

“Are we really expected to believe that our character entered the vault at the exact same time the bomb was dropped? And we’re also supposed to believe that just being a few feet underground would keep our character completely safe from the bomb?” The resulting shock wave? No. Nukes don’t work that way,” the UnrealSeptim notes read.

As science has shown, you’re going to have a very hard time if a nuke goes off, because depending on where you are in the blast radius, there’s a good chance you’ll be vaporized by heat and blinded by light. , or you will quickly succumb to severe radiation sickness as your organs begin to shut down.

In less depressing Fallout news, he works at Amazon’s Fallout TV Series Continues. Fallout 5 is currently in developmentthough it won’t be coming out of the Bethesda vaults for quite some time, and there’s even a Doom-style Fallout 2 shooter which you can download right now.

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