Fallout 76’s Tales from the West Virginia Hills holotapes are scary, old fashioned radio dramas

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 1 November 2018 22:05 GMT

The Wendigo, dragon-like Snallygaster, Bigfoot’s cousin the Grafton Monster, and more are chronicled these Fallout 76 holotapes.

West Virginia is full of monsters – at least in Fallout 76. To get you into the spirit, Bethesda has released a set of holotapes dubbed Tales from the West Virginia Hills.

Tales from the West Virginia Hills focuses on some of the horrors players will face in post-apocalyptic West Virginia.

Fallout 76 players will encounter legendary cryptos Mothman, Snallygaster, Beast of Grafton, Wendigo, and the Flatwoods Monster in the game. You can get an idea of the mystique surrounding each thanks to these rather fun radio shows.

Each holotape is basically a scary, old fashioned drama. Something your great-grandparents would probably have listened to after the evening meal. Or your grandparents, depending upon your current age.

Head below to give each holotape a listen and read its description.

Curse of the Wendigo

It has been said that money is the root of all evil. So when greed knows no bounds and avarice goes unchecked, what other appetites might take hold? Curse of the Wendigo chews over this very question.

Sideshow Snallygaster

In Sideshow Snallygaster, the carnival has come to the Tyler County Fairgrounds. Billy Harding and his dad wander past the games and rides as a sideshow Barker touts a frightful attraction.

The Mothman Cometh

Not all creatures are of the land; some stalk the skies. One such boogeyman has been reported for generations by mystified West Virginians. The Mothman Cometh! begins in Morgantown Municipal Hospital. We join young Mary Scarberry at her bedside as she wakes, looking a little worse for wear.

Beast of Grafton

The Beast of Grafton takes place in the rural hills near Grafton, where locals have reported a strange creature lurking in the woods. Robbie Cockrell and Peggy Mansfield were out on a date, celebrating Peggy’s birthday, and a full moon loomed large as they drove.

The Strange Encounter in Flatwoods

Who Goes There?: The Strange Encounter In Flatwoods opens on a fateful night, when a young Pioneer Scout, Fred Fisher, finds himself in quite the predicament, having taken a spill and fallen into a dark place.

Fallout 76 is currently in beta and will release November 14 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One.

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