Another Year Older


Saturday was my Birthday, so I didn’t really do much in the way of content production, schoolwork or anything productive really. I received Fallout 4 as an early birthday present the day it released, so I had already been playing that about as much as I could handle. I’ve put in about twenty hours now, and I still haven’t felt bored yet. Some bits can be frustrating, but it seems I have the determination to see them through or make a mental note to come back to that later. I’ve put together a fairly decent armor set, complete with a handful of upgraded weapons and have even dumped resources into the power suit I rarely use. I spent part of yesterday after noon leveling up my character doing the Brotherhood of Steel missions that feel infinitely repeatable but perhaps have an ending at some point. The XP was great though, as each quest would reward nice chunks along with the discovery, combat and skill experience gains. I’m sitting at level 17 now, and still haven’t done another story mission beyond the first. I have spent much of my time exploring, doing the random side mission and working for both the Minutemen and BoS. It’s been fun, and I think it will continue to be for some time.

I managed to get out of the house last night after dinner. A friend from out of town came to visit me and our other mutual friend that lives close by. I met up with them and we walked over to a nearby bar and had a couple of rounds. We went back and hung out at my friend’s house for a while too, and I came home early this morning to sleep. Today I woke up to watch my football team lose and then proceeded to catch up on schoolwork and play more Fallout. I only took a break to eat dinner, and then decided I should blog about something at least. I’ll probably go back to the wasteland shortly after hitting publish here.

I don’t want to do a play-by-play of my adventures in the game, just to avoid spoiling things for others. I know many people have already completed the game by now, but there’s so much to discover in the wasteland I don’t want to give things away too much. However, I have an assortment of screens that I’d like to share that can sort of tell a story without ruining things. So here’s that:

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