One incredibly talented Fallout 4 fan creates a fresh mod for Bethesda’s post-apocalyptic RPG that adds wearable Scouters from the Dragon Ball Z universe.
From gravimeters to sentient androids, some of the technology found within Dragon Ball Z would fit in perfectly with all of the other gadgets strewn across the Boston Commonwealth Wasteland in Fallout 4. Now, it seems as if the modder known as Ruddy 88 had the exact same thoughts, as the NexusMods user decided to incorporate the popular anime series’ Scouter computers into Bethesda’s open world title.
Should Fallout 4 fans install Ruddy 88’s mod, not only will players’ characters be able to wear and customize the Scouters, but they’ll also be given a few special abilities that alter the retro-futuristic RPG’s gameplay. For example, whenever gamers aim down the sights of their weapons while sporting the Scouters, the game will go into slow mo à la the Bullet Time feature from the Max Payne franchise, with the headsets also offering up night vision and a targeting HUD.
Additionally, players will be able to equip everyone’s favorite canine companion, Dogmeat, with the Scouters, which should go nicely with the backpack mod that allows the pup to carry more in its inventory. For those Fallout 4 fans wanting a closer look at Ruddy 88’s Scouters mod in action, check out the beginning of the YouTuber theDeluxeSam’s showcase video below that breaks down all of its attributes.
Interestingly enough, this isn’t the first instance of assets from a beloved anime and manga franchise cropping up within Fallout 4. As it happens, a fan used the game’s character creation system a while back to cast Saitama, the protagonist from One-Punch Man, in the role of the Sole Survivor so that he could test the hero’s strength against some of the action-RPG’s most fearsome foes.
While Ruddy 88’s Scouters mod for Fallout 4 is decidedly useful, PC players are the only ones able to take advantage of its uses at the moment, for Bethesda has yet to provide the exact release date for mod support on consoles. However, PC fans have at least received a window of availability for the Garden of Eden Creation Kit tools, as the studio has promised them for the platform in April. With any luck, all Fallout 4 players will have access to mods within the same month of one another, so that even more fan-made materials can be shared with the world.
What do you think about Ruddy 88’s Scouters mod for Fallout 4? What other stuff from Dragon Ball Z do you believe would work well within the game? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.
Fallout 4 is out now and is available for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.