Fallout Shelter

Fallout Shelter
Fallout Shelter is a free-to-play game in which players take on the role of the Overseer of a Vault-Tec Vault from the Fallout universe. Players are responsible for building and extending the underground Vault, taking on new residents and managing the Vault’s various functions.

Viewed from an “ant farm” perspective, Fallout Shelter tasks players with managing their own vault, rescuing survivors of the wasteland, directing them to jobs, protecting them from threats both external and internal, providing them food, power and water, and ultimately trying to make them as happy as possible. The game brings back the signature S.P.E.C.I.A.L. system from the Fallout games: each vault dweller is assigned a S.P.E.C.I.A.L. score, which must be taken into account while assigning them jobs in the vault. Each vault dweller is optimally suited to different jobs, and so finding the right person for the right job becomes a crucial responsibility for players.

Players construct various facilities in their vault to offer the basic and not-so-basic necessities to their vault dwellers, while sending some vault dwellers out into the wasteland to scavenge for loot, at the risk of death. Much like player characters from the other Fallout games, the vault-dwellers of Fallout Shelter will level-up over time, increasing their health and giving them access to new weapons and tools to help with various tasks. Most tasks in the vault take a while to complete: the Overseer can instead choose to hurry their development, at the risk of catastrophes such as radroach infestations, or fires. As for increasing the population of a vault, the Overseer can choose to install a Radio Room, to attract survivors of the waste into the vault. Alternately, the Overseer can also play matchmaker and pair male and female vault dwellers together to produce babies.

Players are routinely rewarded by ‘lunchboxes’, which contain bonus rewards, such as items or resources. The game also features microtransactions, allowing players to buy lunchboxes if they so choose.

  • Developer: Bethesda Game Studios, Behavior Interactive
  • Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
  • Genre: Simulation
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  • Platforms: iOS, Android

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Fallout Shelter Prepares To Receive Its Biggest Update Yet

The award-winning iOS and Android game, Fallout Shelter, is preparing to receive its largest content update since the games original launch in June 2015, before it quickly became the…

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How To Get More Dwellers In Fallout Shelter

Dwellers are the key to making your Vault a success in Fallout Shelter. The game will give you a few to start off with but getting more is up to you. Find out how to get more Dwellers in Fallout…

How To Have A Baby In Fallout Shelter

Having a baby in Fallout Shelter is one of the ways to get some new Dwellers in your Vault. This is a time consuming process but you will have to do it. Check out this article to find out how to…

Fallout Shelter Tips And Tricks

The new Fallout Shelter game has you creating a vault and managing its population. The start of the game is easy but it quickly gets much more difficult. These Fallout Shelter tips and tricks will…

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