Nukapedia is a wiki about the Fallout fictional universe . It covers all of the Fallout video games, as well as all Fallout related content. Nukapedia runs on MediaWiki and is currently part of the Wikia network.

The site supports many foreign languages. Fallout wikis that operate independently of the main site, but offer a translation link between them; These languages ​​include Bulgarian , Chinese , Dutch , French , German , Hungarian , Italian , Japanese , Norwegian , Polish , Portuguese , Russian , Spanish , Swedish , Turkish and Ukrainian .

History and description

Nukapedia traces its history back to The Vault, which was founded by Paweł Dembowski [1] and launched on February 7, 2005, initially hosted by Fallout fansite Duck and Cover, [1] as a general source of information about the Fallout Universe focusing mostly is information about the Fallout world, as Depicted in Fallout and Fallout 2 . Its purpose was to continue the work started by Fallout 2 developer Chris Avellone in his Fallout Bible , which was meant to be a guide to the Fallout fictional universe , But was abandoned after Avellone left Black Isle Studios . [2] Since the launch, the wiki has expanded to include the entire Fallout series, both in terms of the fictional universe and in terms of gameplay information and help.

In October 2011, The Vault was split by its founder and many of the administrators moved the Vault branding to, and later , both hosted by Curse, along with a copy of all existing content at that time. [3] Nukapedia. [3] Despite this, much of the community, and traffic, stayed at the original location, and rechristened themselves. Fallout franchise owner Bethesda Softworks and former owner Interplay Entertainment helped to establish their dominance after the split.

The site has continued to grow 1.1 million hits per day. These contests included-have “Fallout Apprentice”, qui in one round saw Fallout 2 and New Vegas developer Chris Avellone as guest judge.

Prior to the split, in an interview with Eurogamer , the Fallout games, citing one example of lore in Fallout 3 being influenced by The Vault. [1]

Fallout music tracks and cut scenes on its Youtube Channel .

See also

  • List of online encyclopedias
  • List of wikis
  • The Vault (wiki) – the new location for the site hosting the original Fallout wiki.


  1. ^ Jump up to:c Teti, John (September 9, 2010). “What the FAQ?” . Eurogamer . Retrieved 2010-11-23 .
  2. Jump up^ Ramadge, Andrew (December 22, 2010). “Dear Fallout fans, meet the man behind The Vault” . . Retrieved 2011-02-02 .
  3. Jump up^ “The Vault: History” . The Vault . Retrieved 2011-11-19 .


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