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This article was published on November 20, 2015

    Here’s what happens when Fallout’s 1-888-4-VAULT-TEC hotline blings

    Here’s what happens when Fallout’s 1-888-4-VAULT-TEC hotline blings
    Bryan Clark
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    Bryan Clark

    Former Managing Editor, TNW

    Bryan is a freelance journalist. Bryan is a freelance journalist.

    In ‘Fallout 3,’ Bethesda had a super cool Easter egg hidden in the game, which was a sort of support line for Vault-Tec — the mysterious company behind the dozens of vaults hidden throughout the game.

    In ‘Fallout 4,’ Bethesda brought it back.

    Now, if you call 1-888-4-Vault-Tec you too can try to grab one of those coveted spots in a Vault-Tec vault before the world becomes ashes on which the population was once built upon.

    Or, you can just throw caution to the wind and vibe out with this cat.

    I tried calling it myself, and like many others, here’s what I was greeted with:

    No word yet on if anyone has actually gotten through.

    Maybe you’ll be the first, or if you need a little ‘Fallout’ break, there’s a certain website that apparently misses you.

    Fallout’s Vault-Tec has a real phone number, but you’ll be on hold for a while [Techno Buffalo]