THE LONG GAME - FALLOUT 76
Edge|August 2020
A progress report on the games we just can’t quit

Discussion around Fallout 76’s free Wastelanders expansion, which adds living, non-player residents to its map for the first time, has understandably focused on the new potential for dialogue. The term ‘human NPCs’ carries with it an implicit benevolence, despite all we know about human beings. Edge’s first taste of faction life, however, is the Blood Eagles, a sort of highly evolved raider group that isn’t big on conversation.

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