Written By Scott J Grunewald Via 3DPrint.com
The fourth installment of Bethesda’s Fallout series of video games has continued its long run as one of the most critically and financially successful properties in the industry — and makers love it. The post-apocalyptic adventure game takes place in an alternate history with a ’40s/’50s atomic-age aesthetic that is both retro and futuristic at the same time. The game follows a survivor as they wake up from over two hundred years of cryogenic stasis and are forced to head out into the wasteland looking for their missing child. Along the way they’ll explore radioactive rubble, form communities, learn to use all sorts of weapons, and fight off monsters, mutants and all manner of shady characters with the help of a variety of companions that they come across throughout the game.
One of the more interesting, and unexpectedly heartbreaking, companions is the survivor’s old Mister Handy robotic butler named Codsworth whose tale of survival will have many a player cursing the onions being inexplicably chopped near them. Mister Handy robots regularly appear in all of the Fallout games, but the fourth game finally gives one a compelling story and allows users to bring it, and its destructive octopus arms full of weapons, along on missions and quests. To pay tribute to Codsworth and his tragic story, Fallout superfan Mark Mosinski designed and 3D printed an incredibly detailed and completely articulated Codsworth figure.