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Working Pip-Boy 3000 from Fallout built for NASA challenge

A fully functional Pip-Boy 3000 has emerged from the vault of Team Reno, a five-member group of people way, way smarter than us. The device can display relative humidity, altitude, latitude and longitude, atmospheric pressure, ambient temperature, object temperature and of course, radiation...

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Homemade PIP-Boy 3000 does (almost) everything

Here at Joystiq, we love the idea of taking the non-existant and making it, well, existent, and we applaud the modders, hackers and crafters out there that are crafty enough to do it. Take MyMagicPudding, for instance: not content with living in a world where Fallout 3's wrist-mounted Personal...

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Functional Pip-Boy mod for BlackBerry

Okay, so our fully-functioning Pip-Boy is currently in development, and the iPhone version didn't exactly hit the spot. Thankfully, the BlackBerry skin is awfully close to fulfilling our Fallout dreams. Modder sadosdemetrios has created a functioning Pip-Boy homescreen for the Blackberry,...

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Modder crafts working Pip-Boy 3000 using iPod Touch

Many gamers were underwhelmed by the replica Pip-Boy 3000 digital clock that was included in the Amazon-exclusive Fallout 3 Survival Edition. Fortunately, a clever modder by the name of Otaku Joe had the presence of mind to rip out the gadget's chronometric guts and replace them with an iPod...

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CES 2009: 'Real' Pip-Boy revealed, Vault-Tec stock soars

In the bowels of CES, Engadget discovered the first sign that the nuclear holocaust foretold in the Fallout series is approaching. Yes, what you see above is a Pip-Boy prototype. Sure, Universal Display Corporation hasn't given a name to its 4-inch, flexible, wrist-worn OLED display (designed for...

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The real-life Fallout 3 Pip-boy peripheral that almost was

Writing about video games can often expose you to those heartbreaking stories of things in development that almost made it, but never appeared. Things like the Phantom game console, Shenmue Online, and the years-in-the-making Duke Nukem Forever. We spent time with Bethesda's Todd Howard beyond...

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Real life Pip-Boy or wacky geek clock? You decide

Bethesda must really have faith in Fallout 3. Not only are they doing a "normal" collectors edition, but now they're actually going for the coveted Cat-Helmet Award® by actually creating some sort of uber-collectors edition. Available only through Amazon, the only difference between the...

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New Fallout 3 screens show Pip-Boy statuses, leg dismemberment

Click to embiggen Meet. Albert. Poor Albert has a wounded right leg, and an extremely wounded left leg. He's also got some major issues with his head. We haven't seen Albert before, mind you, but we do have an image from his Pip-Boy, one of three new images that Bethesda has released for Fallout...

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The Joystiq Holiday Weekend, 2007

A Pip Vault Boy Gingerbread house (of Fallout fame) is delicious and delectable, especially the blood splattered outside the front door. We bet he ate the little gingerbread people and wiped his smiling face on the pavement. Congratulations to Andy Barnes, who submitted this image to Bethesda's...

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Fallout 3 Create a Perk contest winner selected, 'Grim Reaper's Sprint'

"Every time you kill an opponent, all your action points are automatically restored." So goes the description for the perk "Grim Reaper's Sprint," winner of Bethesda's Fallout 3 Create a Perk contest. The designer, Marc-André Deslongchamps of Montreal, will see his perk included in the final...

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