Fallout 76 was critically savaged following its release in November last year. The game was riddled with severe technical issues and Bethesda’s subsequent cavalier attitude in the wake of rising controversy only served to antagonise the community even further. But, despite it being likened to Satan in video game form, at least one player seems to be enjoying his experience.
Reddit user Shia_Drunku decided to record his adventures across the Appalachian wasteland in a digital journal. Currently spanning 40 pages, the journal reveals how Shia and his friend, “Turtle”, emerge from Vault 76 and begin to adapt to the challenges of the post-war world.
In addition to written entries — which detail everything from their recipe for Nuka Rum, to their attempts to reprogram a squad of Chinese communist robots into a “patriotic, God-fearing army of liberty” — the journal is covered in dozens of charming drawings and doodles. Together they set an adorably whimsical tone that’s as humorous as it is heartwarming.