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Fallout: The Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook PDF

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In 2077, the storm of nuclear war reduced most of the planet to cinders. From the ashes of nuclear devastation, a new civilization will struggle to arise. A civilization you will shape.

How will you re-shape the world? Will you join with a plucky band of survivors to fight off all-comers and carve out your own settlement? Will you team up with pre-existing factions like the Brotherhood of Steel or Super Mutants to enforce your own ideals on the Wasteland? Ghoul or robot, paladin or raider, it’s your choice - and the consequences are yours. Welcome to the Wasteland. Welcome to the world of Fallout.

This DIGITAL COPY of our 438-page rulebook contains rules and lore for roleplaying in the Fallout world, as well as concept art from the Fallout videogames. Utilizing Modiphius’ celebrated 2d20 cinematic role-playing system, the Fallout RPG will take players on an exciting journey into the post-apocalypse!

Create your own survivors, super mutants, ghouls, and even Mister Handy robots. Immerse yourselves in the iconic post-nuclear apocalyptic world of Fallout, while gamemasters guide their group through unique stories and encounters. The 2d20 edition of Fallout is as close to the bottlecap bartering, wasteland wandering, Brotherhood battling excitement as you can get.

  • Immerse yourself in this genre-defining setting with the official Fallout™ tabletop roleplaying game.
  • Create your group of original characters including vault dwellers, ghouls, super mutants, and even robots. Tell your own stories of survival in post-nuclear America using a host of non-playable characters and horrific mutated creatures.
  • Use iconic weapons, armor, chems, and items transferred straight from the video game. Scavenge the ruins of the old world and make your mark on the Wasteland.
  • Utilize the 2d20 System - a roleplaying rules set that supports both story-led adventures and detailed gameplay. Use Action Points to power your incredible wasteland wanderers, and augment their actions with your fantastic Perks.
  • Use an extensive catalogue of creatures and characters from the world of Fallout.
  • Gamemasters can kick things off with story hooks immersed in the Fallout universe, roll and build random encounters from tables inside the book, and even randomly generate locations and loot for their players.
  • 'With a Bang or a Whimper' 18 page introductory adventure
You will also automatically receive the Fallout: The Roleplaying Game Quickstart PDF.

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Thomas B September 14, 2023 5:06 pm UTC
So I got to read this at a friend's place....

You do realize Fallout was basically a tabletop rpg from the start? Like you can literally emulate the game mechanics of the first two games (Also 3 and NV to an extent) for your game session? Thats why you can print your character during character creation. There was even a rulebook I believe? Now this is a diluted adaptation of an overused ruleset for cheap licensed IPs. This could be so much more but instead of emulating the ACTUAL rpg mechanics of the classics and expanding on it with the new materials we get this???
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Brandon P April 02, 2024 2:37 am UTC
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to be honest the original was a homebrew using GURPS ruleset. which depending on the person sure if invest alot into gurps its a good game, today its super varied considering other system neutral rpgs exist like cypher, brps (basic roleplaying by chaosium), fate and such.

this a is a fun systme with the starter they made helps alot of ppl get into the rpg which lead to them investing more into source books seeing playerbase increasing. end of the day its all good unless its personal issues which at that point it isnt anyone else problem except those that got issues with it.
to add: if wanna push further into personal issues then gotta know that the original creators of the old fallout games vastly changed rules from gurps to digital due to they dont want to pay money to steve jackson, creator of gurps trpg. so... yeah.
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Christopher B July 25, 2023 8:08 am UTC
Hello.
I am interested in buying this but is it a copy of the most up to date version of the rules. September 2022 included some updates and I just wanted to make sure if I purchased this, it would be the most up to date copy.
Thanks
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Brandon P April 02, 2024 2:42 am UTC
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on the store page itself it tells you when pdf was published and any updates since then. book came out in 2021, most recent update is feb 20th 2023.
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Thomas H February 20, 2023 4:42 pm UTC
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The errata document does not include the current update thus not clarifying what has been updated.
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martin M January 02, 2023 12:52 pm UTC
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Fallout Roleplaying Review – Advice for new GM’s

Players have the option of playing vault dwellers, survivors, ghouls, brotherhood of steel initiates, super mutants or robotic mr handy’s. From a GM’s perspective if you want to run a story based game rather than a series of fire fights you may need to limit players options.

Vault dwellers. With a pip boy players can get maps and holotapes which are great tools for running a story.

Survivors. Great for local knowledge, contacts, trading.

Ghouls. Ghouls are mostly reclusive so occasionally difficult to involve in the game.

Brotherhood. Chained to brotherhood command structure players and often not at liberty to just wander off being a good Samaritan and doing quests or whatnot. Other players may object to being forced to tag along on brotherhood missions. Best kept for brotherhood centrist games.

Super mutants. Just don’t. In almost every fallout setting super mutants are shot on...See more
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James L November 14, 2022 3:36 am UTC
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Hey Modiphius.. not that I think you care.. but do you know that this book isn't even LISTED in your Fallout RPG Category?
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Jay W September 19, 2022 8:29 pm UTC
Is the the digital version of the GM's Toolkit going to be available for purchase in the future?
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Addramyr P November 02, 2022 4:03 pm UTC
People have been asking this question over and over on Modiphius forums. Radio silence, unfortunately.
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Tibor S November 16, 2022 9:47 pm UTC
Hey,
Have you checked the official site of the publisher?
https://www.modiphius.net/products/falloutrpg_gmtoolkit?_pos=2&_sid=1634dd1a5&_ss=r
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September 01, 2022 2:44 am UTC
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Finally running our first campaign with this. Looking forward to it.
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Kevin P February 27, 2022 2:38 pm UTC
bonjour , recoit ton le pdf en francais ?
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Addramyr P March 02, 2022 2:16 pm UTC
Je ne pense pas qu'il existe une version française du jeu.
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Addramyr P June 14, 2022 5:46 pm UTC
Il y en en maintenant une!

https://preview.drivethrurpg.com/en/product/385706/fallout-le-jeu-de-role-officiel
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Dylan J February 21, 2022 7:53 am UTC
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Any plans for any updates for 2022? Worth a shot to ask.
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William B February 26, 2022 8:40 pm UTC
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Pretty sure the answer is no. It really seems like they've already moved on. When Microsoft purchased Zenimax, Modiphius probably lost access to everything they'd need (and possibly the license) and have just decided to shelve it, count the money, and move on.
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Addramyr P April 18, 2022 8:22 pm UTC
A few people who bought from Modiphius site started to received updated pdfs and errata list. Not sure why not everybody received the updated files, nor when we'll get in on DT.
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Dylan J April 20, 2022 9:15 am UTC
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It seems like the most recent version and its errata ARE available on DriveThruRPG as well, since about a week ago! That's awesome to see, thanks for mentioning this.
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Łukasz K June 21, 2022 1:55 pm UTC
So is it finally correct, or are there still errors in the book? I'm waiting to buy it, but don't want to have to search for corrections in an additional errata.
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Micael C September 01, 2022 11:00 pm UTC
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Yea, I checked and it's the updated version with all the stuff, they even included the errata just in case.
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Jay W November 24, 2021 7:19 am UTC
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Still no update with the collected errata? Nope... This is not at all encouraging.
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William B November 26, 2021 11:53 pm UTC
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Yep, pretty sure they've moved on to other projects, like Homeworld.
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Philip Kirk G May 29, 2022 8:22 am UTC
https://www.modiphius.net/en-us/blogs/news/fallout-friday-may-2022
They've been working on a Starter Set with an adventure, and a Winter of Atom campaign book.
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test T October 21, 2021 12:58 pm UTC
Are there any premade Campaigns, Quests etc. (Outside of the 3 in this rulebook)
Anything community made?
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Kevin L September 29, 2021 11:56 am UTC
I understand that, right now, "Area" (ala FASERIP version of Marvel Superheroes) is used for combat as opposed to "one square/hex equals x distance". Will that change? I ask because that's a deal breaker for me.
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William B September 29, 2021 8:04 pm UTC
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I haven't seen anything indicating that they're interested in changing it. All of their 2d20 games use it (as bad as it is). It's a copout combat system and, while it BARELY worked in FASERIP, it simply doesn't, remotely, work for Fallout. They really should have put some effort into a more Fallout-esque combat system.

Me, I just cribbed range/movement rules from D&D 5e (with some GURPS tweaking moving to 1-yard hexes instead of 5-foot squares).

The Modiphius 2d20 system is the poster child for why I read as many games as I can: you'll find an, otherwise, great system hamstrung by an incredibly substandard rule that the developer believes is great because they probably don't play with it as written. Having experience with many other games lets you fix the game in your own way.
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Kevin L September 30, 2021 11:07 pm UTC
Like I said, deal breaker.
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James L November 14, 2022 3:24 am UTC
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I couldn't recommend Aftermath more strongly if I wanted to, for this exact purpose. Aftermath had the most advanced combat system ever devised, and it was was devised SPECIFICALLY for a post-apoc setting. There is absolutely NOTHING I could recommend stronger.

..That said, people have adopted the two Savage Worlds systems to literally every scenario you can think of. ;)
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Sébastien A September 22, 2021 2:43 pm UTC
I cannot find the explanation for NPCs Wealth score and its uses. I suspect it has to do with loot. Thanks.
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William B September 23, 2021 11:46 pm UTC
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It's one of the many, many errata they haven't entered yet. If you look on pg 335 under Caps. The terminology got changed but they didn't fix the description. Hopefully they'll actually get the errata'd version to us soon.
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Austin F September 12, 2021 2:31 pm UTC
Has any of the necessary errata been done yet? Looks like nothing has been updated here is that accurate?
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Chris B September 13, 2021 11:12 am UTC
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a lot of errata was fixed for this pdf at launch, there's errata being reported all the time as with most games, we're compiling it at the moment and the team are booking some design time to get another pdf update out to everyone, it's likely end of this month as we want to ensure we catch as much as possible
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chris D September 14, 2021 3:41 pm UTC
Was the power armor tables fixed? If i order physical book will it have those issues?
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chris D September 23, 2021 11:48 pm UTC
By the lack of a response I'm going to assume yes.
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William B September 30, 2021 7:20 pm UTC
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Any news on when the update will come?
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William B October 14, 2021 9:01 am UTC
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It's been a month since you said this and still no errata'd version? Any idea when that might come out?
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Addramyr P November 03, 2021 10:00 pm UTC
Any news on an errata'ed PDF?
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William B November 15, 2021 10:08 pm UTC
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We're more than two months since they made that post, so they've probably shelved any corrections and moved on to other games.
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chris D November 15, 2021 10:58 pm UTC
Yeah it would be great if they would actually give some sort of answer, either way.... I've held off purchasing the physical book for this reason.

Minor typos is one thing and i can live with that but my understanding is there is more then Minor typos in this.
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William B November 19, 2021 3:57 am UTC
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There are plenty of typos, and even more errors that directly affect game play. It's a mess, and shouldn't have been released in this state.
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Randall O September 11, 2021 4:36 pm UTC
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I'm thinking of writing a review of the product itself, which so far I think is EXCELLENT. I am impressed with how well the Fallout setting feels tied to this different ruleset and I'm loving it so far. The rest of this post will not be complimentary, but I wanted to be clear that it does not reflect on the quality of the product itself:

Not only does the game call for special "damage dice" but the dice aren't available anywhere. You cannot even pre-order them from the Modiphius website, and the only way to get them there was in a special deal with the core book that's sold out.

Before anyone jumps in, I know that you can just use standard dice with a table located inside the book. But that adds an extra step that isn't necessary, and the "funny dice cash grab" is getting old. If you're going to push them all over your book, then they should be available when you release the book. Yes, even the digital version.
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Chris B September 13, 2021 11:16 am UTC
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The dice are hard to get as they've not been released in the US thanks to massive sea freight delays, and equally bad delays in US logistics with huge delays at ports and rail hubs, however they're due to arrive at the warehouse in the US in about a week and another big re-stock is due in October to back it up - so we expect US stores to have the dice by the end of this month.

In Europe sales were so huge we sold out, but again have another big re-stock arriving first week of October (again with delays this should have been here by now).

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Scott N September 26, 2021 5:34 pm UTC
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People don't let the dice fool you get some d20 and your ok with those, then 4d6 on them black out the 3 & 4's, 5 + 6 are specials and 1 hit, and 1 + 2=1 hit & 2 hits its that easy.
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Randall O September 27, 2021 3:04 am UTC
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Yes, there are tables for both the dice and the hit location die in the book. I also specifically covered this perspective this in my last paragraph. The dice are pushed throughout the book. They are part of the design and cost at minimum 20 dollars us. This is not a minor thing to have them be unavailable. I feel very strongly that as neat as they look and as handy as they are for determining a value between 0 and 2 (with special effects), the primary goal is to sell accessories to fill a need created by the core rules.
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Randall O September 27, 2021 3:04 am UTC
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Thank you for the reply on the delays. I will keep looking for the dice. I am enjoying the book and the core rules so far.
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Ari K September 08, 2021 8:29 am UTC
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Lots of art and pictures, love it.
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