If you had not already heard, the fourth main game in the Fallout video game series Fallout 76 is set in a post-apocalyptic West Virginia. The game will feature over fifty iconic sites from around the state: Camden Park, the State Capitol, The Greenbrier, New River Gorge Bridge, Woodburn Hall at WVU, Ric Griffith Pumpkin House, Hillbilly Hotdogs. You can also battle the Mothman and other WV monsters. This will also be the first multi-player Fallout game. The game will be released on November 14th.
To celebrate this game and the state itself there are a few parties coming up this week.
Reclamation Day Celebration at Saint Albans Branch Library on Thursday November 8th at 6pm. Activities to test your survival skills in the wasteland will be held to test your skills. Food and drinks will be provided.
The Official Unofficial Fallout 76 Reclamation Day Celebration of West Virginia at Don Morris Room in Marshall University’s Student Center on Friday November 9th from 7pm to 11pm. The event is for people 18 and over.
The event will include music from Heavy Hitters, The Dividends and Christopher Vincent of Qiet. There might even be a chance to play Fallout 76 early, depends on how things go.
Tickets to the event are $20 per person or $30 for a couple. The money from the event is going to Cafe Appalachia, Children’s Home Society of WV, WV Autism, and West Virginia Healthy Kids and Families Coalition.
VaultMU Reclamation Day Celebration hosted by the Marshall University Special Collections and Marshall University Libraries is Thursday November 15th from 2pm to 8pm at the Marshall University’s Special Collections at Morrow Library. You can play Fallout 76, eat Fallout & WV themed snacks, tour the Special Collections department, and learn more about WV and Digital Humanities.
Fallout 76 Release Party at the Rambling Root in Fairmont on November 14th from 5pm to 11pm. Discounts on all WV drafts and bottles, prizes for best Fallout costume, and a chance to win a copy of Fallout 76 for every draft you buy.