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Fallout 1/2 Modding Guide

updated Aug, 2021

The start of Fallout series
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In this guide, we will discuss:
-So why play Fallout 1 and 2?
-Fallout Et Tu
-Fallout 2 Restoration Project
-Fallout: Nevada
-Fallout 1.5 Resurrection
-Olympus 2077

So why play Fallout 1 and 2?

This is the beginning of the series. If you're a fan of Fallout and haven't even touched 1 and 2, you aren't a fan and this isn't like "oh bro, go play arena and daggerfall or you aint a fan of elder scrolls! :p" You just like muh shooters and a bitch, Fuck you. You got to return to the beginning and experience two of the greatest RPGs of the 90s. 
You can buy both games for either 10 bucks each or get the Fallout Classic Collection which also includes Tactics for 20. 
I don't need to tell you which one to get and these games are always go on sale for like 5 dollars. The games include the Unofficial Patch and Resolution Patch that will allow your game to be played on modern resolutions. Just don't forget to click them on in the options.

Yes, the games are turn based and it's isometric. So what? The games are fun and involving. So much shit happens in this large landscape of mostly California and a little bit of Nevada. (funny that New Vegas is slightly off the map in 1.)
And even more, its modding community is still alive today. I even made a mod for 2.

But if you've never played Fallout 1 or 2. Here's a couple videos that will help you when starting the games.

Fallout: Et Tu

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This project brings Fallout 1 into the engine of Fallout 2.
  • Replicates Fallout 1 in 2 almost 1:1.

  • Comes with the Hero Appearance mod integrated (Bald Dude, Long Hair Dude, Black Dude, Punk Girl).

  • Selected Fallout 2 weapons have been added (sparingly!) to the game world in ways that don't break the game balance.

  • Fallout 2 styled merchant inventory restocking (Optional).

  • Party members and generic NPCs can be pushed out of the way.

  • Party members level up and change their appearance based on worn armor.

  • Party members can be controlled in combat (Optional).

  • Automatic door opening and closing (Optional).

  • Traverse the wastes on your very own motorcycle (Optional)!

  • Continue playing after the main story has been completed (Optional).

  • Lots of bugfixes, making the game run more stable than even the original with patches.

Fallout 2: Restoration Project

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The purpose of this project is to add back into Fallout 2 all the missing content (locations, NPCs, quests, items, etc) that were pulled or left unfinished in the original game. 
This expansion attempts to stay true to what made Fallout great and thus the new content you find is not something I felt that would be cool to see, but rather a reality of what the original devs wanted.

Fallout: Nevada

Fallout Nevada is a total conversion mod for Fallout 2 that takes place in Nevada. Like many Fallout 1/2 mods it was translated from Russian to English, so some of the dialogue is a bit hard to understand at times.
"Played it myself and can recommend it nonetheless" - Woobski

Fallout 1.5: Resurrection

Fallout 1.5: Resurrection is another total conversion mod this time set in New Mexico. Mod has its own lore so you wont see any Caesars Legion here. The mod offers a completely new story and locations. It is estimated that finishing the game takes 25 hours.
Generally when you visit a place you will find mutually exclusive faction quest lines which are NOT communicated well to the player, so make a lot of saves.

To Do List

Olympus 2207

Oh and again it was translated from Russian to English
expect some wonky dialogue at times but you could understand most of it.
Olympus 2207 is an impressive total conversion of Fo2, but more like a completely new game. It has it's own original setting, lore, music and animations etc but the main gameplay is still like the original game. Theres too much for me to write down here so if you are interested you should watch this reviews-esque video of it.
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