One of the staple gameplay elements of any Fallout video game is the S.P.E.C.I.A.L. (Strength, Perception, Endurance, Charisma, Intelligence, Agilty, Luck) system, which defines a character’s base attributes for the game ahead. Are they strong but not that lucky? Are they intelligent and perceptive but aren’t that sociable? Depending on where players distribute the limited number of points they are given, the best approach to tackling a challenge can potentially change.
Over the past few weeks, Bethesda Softworks have been sharing a series of themed instructional videos surrounding the S.P.E.C.I.A.L. system. With the goal of providing information with some in-universe Vault-Tec charm, this educational video series seeks to help others understand the seven defining attributes that make them S.P.E.C.I.A.L. Previous videos have focused on the S (Strength), P (Perception), E (Endurance), C (Charisma) and I (Intelligence).
As they begin to head near the end of their journey through the seven stats that makes a character special, Bethesda Softworks have shared a trailer focusing on Agility. As the name already implies, higher levels of Agility will help you safely move through the wasteland with ease through enhanced reflexes and movement. For those looking to take the sneakier routes in dangerous situations, increases in this stat will also improve the character’s ability to sneak around without being heard by others.
Developed by Bethesda Game Studios, Fallout 4 is set for release on current generation gaming platforms (PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One) beginning November 10 2015.