Redditor Handcrafts Fallout Monopoly for Incredibly Lucky WifeBy: Josh Wolford - April 11, 2013
So, reddit user XsimonbelmontX has made me extremely jealous, as he has created a undeniably awesome Monopoly-like board game based on Fallout. Did I mention it was awesome?
“I spent about 8 months making this. It is a birthday gift for my wife, who is a huge Fallout fan. It is based on Monopoly, but aside from purchasing properties, collecting rent, and a few other things, the mechanics of the game are completely different,” says user XsimonbelmontX.
Nuka Cola and Sunset Sarsaparilla caps serve as the currency, with Nuka Cola Quartz worth $1 – all the way up to Sunset Sarsaparilla Star caps being worth $500.
And here are the seven game tokens:
The “Chance” and “Community Chest” cards:
The wife chimed in on the reddit thread, adding this little tidbit:
“He was working on this for 8 months and I had no idea what it was. He would take people into our music studio to show them and I would piece together the things that I knew and still had no clue!”
When another user asked if they could marry him if they ever divorced, she responded “I wasn’t planning on it even before this, he’s a keeper!”
Yeah, dude scored some major points.
You can check out the whole Imgur album of photos here.