Bethesda has shared new images from the 368-pagebook, which it produced in collaboration with Dark House. The developer has also shared the book’s foreword, written by lead artist Istvan Pely. The book represents an “opportunity for us to share with you a bit of the history behind this world, how it has evolved over those years, and why some of the artistic choices were made,” he said.
Click through the gallery above to see some of the book’s art, including never-before-seen renders of the post-apocalyptic RPG’s environments, characters, weapons and more.
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“Creating art is a very personal thing,” Pely said. “Every individual who works here puts a little bit of him or herself into the game. A project of this complexity and scope requires extensive planning, structure, and organization, but our best work comes from the cumulative result of all these personal touches made by many creative individuals. You will encounter numerous things of this kind during your travels in the Wasteland–things that might have originated as an unexpected but inspired doodle or a little idea that an individual or group came up with, were passionate about, and then added to the game.”
Read Pely’s full foreword .
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