The Fallout The series tells the story from the perspective of a different hero per game. All the stories happen after the atomic bomb fell in America. The country is devastated and humanity lives mostly in small settlements that have to deal with radiation conflicts, invasive, mutated animals and conflicts between groups.
Games are more connected than happening in a single world. They all echo the same themes of war, survival, reconstruction and morality. The game always says “war never changes” and it’s worth checking out what it really means to understand the theme Fallout. Games also come with the concept of repeating history for good and bad.
What “war never changes” really means
The statement “War never changes” has always been stated by the narrator in A Fallout Games, and often repeated. Many people will think this statement is wrong, that war always changes. Just like other video games Metal Gear Solid 4 Open with the opposition statement, “War has changed.” However, while war is changing with weapons, technology and so on, that is not happening Fallout The focus is on sports. His statement describes in more detail the basic nature of warfare, not the technology used to do it. The franchise speaks to the fact that war will always be in the game of “big good”.
In “War never changes.” Fallout The universe means that mankind is destined for violence. They will fight on anything from water to weapons. Indeed, the characters fight for it and much more on the ground that exemplifies the consequences of war. Despite the devastation, the bombing did not stop the war. In war is always going on FalloutEven after a game is over, it is always suggested that peace will not last and that war will break out again sometime in the future.
The theme of survival
War theme whole present Fallout Obviously very cynical, although it suits the game about post-apocalypse. It’s not all fate and despair, however, the second theme of the series is the existence of both the individual and society. Despite the bombs falling and so much being destroyed, humanity can survive and survive in the devastated destruction.
In the dark and depressing world Fallout, This is one of the happiest themes. However, it has its twists. Living can be difficult. There are pre-war ghosts who survived the bombing, but at the cost of seeing all their friends die and be biologically changed forever. Fallout shelters, in order to keep humanity underground, also conducted unethical experiments on its subjects. In fact, Vault brings one of the other comprehensive themes in the series.
Vaults and their big lesson
Vaults are a staple Fallout Series, in which players often embark on their adventures or stumble upon them on their journey. However, while they served as a symbol of survival, they had more sinister plans backstage. Each vault was built with an experimental plan, which was kept secret and without the consent of the occupants of the vault. Most of these experiments led to tragedies, residents killing each other, becoming super soldiers, or mutating just to give a few examples.
Finally, Vault connects to the lesson and the theme. With the Vault, Bethesda is making it clear that corporations and governments don’t really care about the people and only seek more power and knowledge regardless of the consequences. This is especially true of pre-war corporations and governments, which were wrong for the war in the first place and then turned on their own people. Overall, the power-corrupting theme is expressed by companies in and around Vault Fallout The world that leads is often sacrificing people for an unknown future even when they are not soldiers. What does “Greater Good” mean? FalloutLet’s stand for Vault and many groups are standing for it. They all have similarities, but it motivates them to fight and experiment immorally.
History repeats itself
It fits into the “war never changes” theme, although there is more to the repetition of history than war. In Fallout, History repeats itself in culture and society as well. The Brotherhood of Steel has made itself like the Knights of Arch and raider groups like the Mongol Warriors. When examined, all is destroyed, but what comes back from the ashes is not new. Caesar’s army is based on the Roman Empire, and religions like Buddhism are based on Buddhism. New Vegas keeps its gamblers and police force.
So in a grand sense, humanity is not changing, not just war. Ulysses on the Lonesome Road DLC connects the two, “If war doesn’t change, men must change, and so must their symbols.” The reason why history repeats itself on a cultural level is why war doesn’t change and every entry Fallout The series goes out of its way to highlight this.
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