Say hello to the real-life dog that was mo-capped into ‘Fallout 4’
Surviving in a post-apocalyptic wasteland is no fun, but — as in all things — having a dog around makes it more tolerable.
Most Fallout fans are familiar with Dogmeat, the series’ canine traveling companion. But many don’t realize that Fallout 4‘s in-game pup is modeled after a real-life German Shepherd: River, who belongs to Bethesda Softworks lead level designer Joel Burgess.
Even when she’s not serving as the model for the most helpful pup to have at your side during a nuclear post-apocalypse, River is apparently a regular visitor to the Bethesda Softworks offices. Here’s a cute video featuring footage of River cut alongside looks at her digital counterpart. Read more…