r/gaming 13d ago Starstruck 2 Masterpiece 1 Take My Power 1 All-Seeing Upvote 3

When they are shooting the new Fallout show on your street

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u/Troll_For_Truth 13d ago

I dont know which side of this is best: either it is really cool an awesome to be close to such a production, or your area was so much a depressing dump or desolate wasteland that they thought shooting there would be a bonus

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u/Green-Brown-N-Tan 13d ago

The story behind the downtown of the Silent Hill movie. They picked the town because it required the least amount of work to look abandoned in the right period.

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u/Zdog54 13d ago

I live maybe 10 minutes from Centralia (town silent Hill is based on) and ya it's literally just a long abandoned road, the town is completely gone. Now the road is even gone because they buried the road during covid to stop people from hanging out there.

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u/mahhkk 13d ago

They buried... The road?

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u/Zdog54 13d ago

Yep, brought tons of dump trucks loaded with dirt and literally just dumped dirt all over the road from start to end. I'm sure you can find pictures of what it looks like now.

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u/StrategicBlenderBall 12d ago

Yeah I looked it up on Google Earth. Looks like a war zone lol.

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u/RectangularAnus 12d ago

So I can go stay there on foot and not be bothered? I don't need electricity.

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u/klparrot 12d ago

Well, that depends, do you find it bothersome to have an underground fire beneath you? The town was evacuated because a coal seam in the mines caught fire, and it's effectively impossible to extinguish. It's been burning for 60 years now.

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u/PNaugle 12d ago

Not to mention the random leaks of gas from said underground fire that can suddenly kill you or the sinkholes. I’d rather jump into a random lake at Yellowstone.

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u/Accomplished_Rock_96 12d ago

And they shot a film there? For real?

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u/AgileArtichokes 12d ago

Free heating.

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u/HalfdanSaltbeard 12d ago

Free Whitedamp/carbon monoxide poisoning.

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u/Josh_Butterballs 12d ago

Interestingly enough, some townsfolk didn’t mind the underground fires initially because during the winter climates the roads wouldn’t need snow shoveled away since the heat from the fires melted the ice

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u/Forty_-_Two 12d ago edited 12d ago

"Hey Mister, welcome to our town, I almost fell into hell!"

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u/Viper67857 12d ago

Sounds like a nice place to set up some hot springs

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u/TuvixWillNotBeMissed 12d ago

A creepy abandoned town that you can only get to by foot? Have fun!

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u/I_think_Im_hollow 12d ago

And have fun trying to get out! Or so I heard...

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u/InvaderDoom 12d ago

If there’s a wax museum there you can count me out.

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u/A_Soporific 12d ago

There are better places to go. That place has 'pools' of toxic gases. If you go down certain depressions (that aren't marked) you just suffocate to death. There are periodic ground collapses as the fire eats away at the earth beneath. It's just dangerous, but dangerous in a very large number of low-odds ways that mess with human threat assessment. I mean, yeah, the odds of being caught in any one of the dangers is small enough to be ignored, but all the various dangers together?

Hence why they buried the road.

If you want a place that you want to avoid anyone else then go look at light pollution maps. Find a dark spot. Go there.

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u/Noggin-a-Floggin 12d ago

Yes, this is really more a case of they didn't want someone to die down the road rather than be "fun's over, people". I get it. They don't want someone falling into actual hellfire to be on their conscience.

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u/k20350 12d ago

Well the ground may cave in at any second and you'll be consumed by hellfire. There's been a fire in a coal min under the town for like 50 years. It's the reason the town is abandoned

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u/Tampa_Metal 12d ago

I just read the reviews for "Centralia Fire Company No. 1" and LMAOOO.

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u/GamsRolls 12d ago

I'm from the general area and hadn't heard about this and was so confused. I thought you were saying they dumped dirt all over 61, lmao. The old highway was more spray paint than road anyway.

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u/m_raggie 12d ago

I happened to visit it on the very last day you could, not knowing they were about to cover it all with dirt. Around like 3 pm there were cops at the entrance trying to get people to leave, we thought it was because people were out in quaratine times, but next day heard about the construction. Happy I got to see it

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u/Sanquinity 12d ago

If I remember correctly: Funny thing is, people instead took those heaps of dirt and started using it as a dirt bike course.

Could be remembering a different road that dump trucks dumped tons of dirt on though.

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u/Heretolaythehateyo 12d ago

You're probably thinking of somewhere else. Place looks like a shit hole

Would be a compliment compared to what I really have to say about it

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u/Sanquinity 12d ago

Silver lining, I just gave you or people you know a good idea. :p

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u/Youre10PlyBud 12d ago

What you're thinking of happened in California during early COVID. They filled in skate parks and bike parks with sand...

So people started showing up with dirt bikes and such instead, then made it an off-road course.

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u/CJ_Guns 12d ago

Glad I got to stop by there before that happened!

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u/Vulture2k 12d ago

Well that is something I never ever heard of.. Interesting "tactics" to fix a problem

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u/Troll_For_Truth 12d ago

The holdouts are gone?

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u/FurbyTime 12d ago

No, they're still there, even though they've lost all legal resources and at this point the land is owned by eminent domain (And isn't even a town anymore by any definition; It doesn't even have a ZIP code). Apparently the governor just gave up fighting them on it and allowed them to just live there until they die.

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u/AlloverYerFace 12d ago

To be fair, tons of dump trucks, could just be one dump truck.

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u/sourguhwapes 12d ago

There's a little more context here. The road buried is referred to as "Graffiti Road" and was an entirely unused stretch of abandoned highway near a cemetery that was not easy to find or get to as it had been blocked off along time ago. Basically a place to fuck off and get high/drunk and be stupid. Not by any means really a main part of the town. They covered it cause they were sick of chasing people out constantly.

Centralia itself is pretty boring now, as it's mostly abandoned. You can't really see any smoke rising up out the ground unless it's colder out. The church at the top of the hill however, which I always assumed was part inspiration for Silent Hill, was damn near pristine and very well kept last time I was there. The documentary is worth watching as well.

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u/ActuallyThatOtherGuy 12d ago

The Graffiti Highway was a long highway that was blocked off when Centralia was abandoned due to the underground fire making the town unsafe. People began going there in drives to take photos/contribute to the graffiti highway.

From a public perspective, the underground fire actually made it so the ground the highway and town are on can't be guaranteed to be safe, to ignore the smoke particles that flow through the air in the area.

So they dumped a bunch of dirt on the entire section of highway to make it so people didn't want to photograph it or graffiti it

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u/ikstrakt 12d ago

They buried... The road?

Maps is great for time travel. Open a spot, move backwards or forwards in a direction. Click, "see more dates."

Time warp.

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u/Enorats 12d ago

Huh. My first thought when I read Centralia was.. huh? No it isn't. Must not be talking about Centralia, Washington.

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u/debbieyumyum1965 12d ago edited 12d ago

Centralia, Pennsylvania. It's famous for being almost completely abandoned after an old coal mining network caught fire and started to cause sinkholes to form around the town over a period of 60 years. It's still burning today.

As I stated in a previous comment however, silent hill was modeled after the Pacific Northwest. So Washington state is ironically closer to what the game devs were going for rather than Pennsylvania.

Edit: I'm a dumbass, it was the Midwest, not the Pacific Northwest. Some users have pointed out that the silent hill wiki states that it takes place in Maine, however I'm going to just assume this was a retcon as an interview with an original developer said that they looked to the Midwest as an influence.

My point still stands that silent hill was not based on Centralia though.

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u/Its_0ver 12d ago

Are you sure it is based on the wa state one? I can't find anything that backs that up but I did find this.

https://www.centraliapa.org/centralia-pa-silent-hill-pa/

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u/j_cruise 12d ago

Silent Hill is literally stated to be in Maine in the games.

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u/d4rk_matt3r 12d ago

It was only the movie that was inspired by it

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u/WhoRoger 12d ago

That's probably just a reference to Stephen King.

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u/Cubbance 12d ago

I think Centralias in general are cursed. Centralia, Pennsylvania has the Centralia Mine Fire; Centralia, Illinois has 1947 Centralia Mine Disaster; Centralia, Missouri has the Centralia Massacre; Centralia, Washington has their own Centralia Massacre; and Centralia, Kansas was evidently the "scene of violent conflicts between whites and African Americans" -- Trigger warning for some antiquated and racist as fuck newspaper article about the incident.

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u/peoplerproblems 12d ago

I was hoping they just named the towns Centralia afterwards but no, it appears cursed

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u/crypticfreak 12d ago

I blame the weird name.

You decide to name a town something like that and you're just asking for trouble.

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u/THEE_Sparkrdom 12d ago

Centralia

Nothing weird about Centralia Washington as far as I know.

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u/jimmyshampoo 12d ago

Not as bad deaths wise as Missouri but it did have it's own massacre https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centralia_massacre_(Washington)

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u/Air-Bo 12d ago

Town the movie used as inspiration. No where have I ever seen the team actually say that the town was based on any specific town. They have said movies like jacobs ladder inspired them. Only the movie used the town as a reference

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u/Spickle 13d ago

Ahaha Brantford. I found it amusing because they literally didn't do anything for filming...just like slapped a filter over the downtown (I spent a lot of time at the Ford plant as a teen).

Fun fact the gas station in that movie too on the outskirts of town was owned by my cousins!

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u/voiceadrift 13d ago

I gather they had to clean up Brantford a little to make it look like a terrifying hellhole...

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u/cinay PC 13d ago

From brantford, It was a constant running joke about the town being a horror set, but since that movie brantford has cleaned up their act a little, downtown is looking ok now

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u/debbieyumyum1965 13d ago

Also Hamilton, specifically Stoney Creek.

First shot of the movie is the top of the devil's punchbowl

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u/Karkava 13d ago

At least the town has tourism points now.

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u/cinay PC 13d ago

I am from that town. It definitely does not. It has really cleaned up its downtown area since the release of the movie though.

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u/Xero2814 12d ago

It's Gretzky's hometown too. And the telephone was invented there.

That's got to draw in 10s of tourists a year.

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u/ArcadianDelSol 13d ago

I found the West Virginian

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u/peredaks 12d ago edited 12d ago

They filmed all five seasons of Z Nation in my town, because we have a pretty wide variety of environments ( that can simulate many parts of the country) and because we are pretty trashy and look post-apocalyptic.

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u/gordgeouss 12d ago

Brantford, Ontario. One of my best friends lives here, it's the next town over. Some places are actually pretty nice

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u/debbieyumyum1965 13d ago

The silent hill movie was shot in Brantford Ontario and Hamilton Ontario not Centralia.

Also silent hill was not inspired by Centralia, this is a popular fan retcon. The developers were inspired to make it like rural towns of the Pacific Northwest.

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u/FinnishCold13 13d ago

Depending on where you live, this could actually be an improvement

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u/devilwarriors 13d ago

Director came on site took one look at all the pothole on the street and was like.. "Yeah.. this could work"

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u/philovax 13d ago

I came here to ask if OP’s town looked like a wasteland. Thank you.

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u/Weird_Cantaloupe2757 12d ago

They were going to shoot it in New Jersey but realized that it was going to be too expensive to clean the place up enough

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u/maxiemon 12d ago

This is Nyack, New York a relatively small town outside NYC on the Hudson. Cute bars good food. Mostly middle class to upper middle class depending on the neighborhood. A lot of filming gets done there. It’s not the nicest gas station but the town certainly is much nicer lol. For another view of this gas station it is where John Wick fills up his car meeting the Russian son in the first movie.

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u/ipostalotforalurker 12d ago

The Super Duper Mart set was in Staten Island last summer. It is a vacant former supermarket, but it's adjacent to a huge high school, several strip malls, and at one of the busiest intersections in the borough.

There's a lot of film and TV production all around NYC. That's where the employees are, so they find nearby locations that work.

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u/fentanyl_frank 12d ago

Parts of the new Last of Us show were shot in my hometown which at first I thought was pretty neat but then I thought about it for a sec and went "hey now wait a minute..."

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u/Winterbones8 13d ago

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u/-retaliation- 13d ago

Yep, I think every Edmontonian when they watched and saw the abandoned city for the first time Saud "yeah, looks like Edmonton alright"

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u/grade_A_lungfish 12d ago

On the opposite end I saw Austin in episode one and laughed because it looked like they slapped a couple taco stands in there and called it good, didn’t look like downtown at all. Reminded me of supernatural filming everything around the Pacific Northwest when they’re supposed to be in Oklahoma or Kansas lol.

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u/throwawaynowtillmay 12d ago

To answer your question this is being filmed in Nyack NY which is a really pretty rivertown just north of NYC. There are beautiful victorian mansions two blocks over from this gas station. They put a lot of work into making it look crappy, I think they picked it for the shape.

Netflix and Amazon also do a lot of filming in Nyack now as well as Rockland county in general. I live in the village of Nyack and they are filming at least twice a month for one show or another on my block alone

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u/scottishzombie 12d ago

Hey, I'm just happy it's on location and not a green screen soundstage. Practical will always be better than CGI imho.

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u/Br00klynShadow 13d ago

Im assuming this is coming out in a couple years.

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u/Poultrygeist74 13d ago

I think it’s been in development for about three years so… yeah probably

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u/Carlweathersfeathers 13d ago

Let’s be clear. If Walton Goggins doesn’t play the psychotic leader of a goul town, I’ll set the building on fire. If it doesn’t then turn out that he’s a human, disguised as a goul, running the town for some seriously messed up purpose. I’ll set the planet on fire

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u/scriptmonkey420 12d ago

I could see Michael Keaton as John Hancock.

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u/TzamachTavlool 12d ago

Michael Keaton as Beetlejuice. No explanation, just beatlejuice in fallout.

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u/Admiral_Donuts 12d ago

Are you sure you want to set the world on fire?

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u/Carlweathersfeathers 12d ago

I don’t WANT to, but sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do

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u/neok182 12d ago

Possibly by the end of this year but if not than 2024 pretty much a guarantee I'd say. They've been filming for months now.

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u/FuckedUpRetort 12d ago

2024? That's like six years away, right?

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u/_nicocin_ 13d ago

How many people live on this street

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u/ShinyHardcore Xbox 13d ago

Right this is being posted non stop now

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u/ikeepwipingSTILLPOOP 13d ago

I think Preston is telling these ppl to post these pics?

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u/Tank82111 13d ago

Another subreddit needs a post about this, I’ll mark it on your map!

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u/SmokeyTheBluntTheOG 13d ago

God damnit dude I have like 10 other things I need to do, I put enough turrets at that settlement to fend off an army surely they can handle it on their own... the settlement has been lost.

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u/Complex-Situation 13d ago

Where is this and can you just walk up to the site? Wth

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u/PolyZex 13d ago

That's not abnormal. They get a permit from the city and on the day of filming they'll shut down the entire street. The cops will even be there to make sure of it.

It can get pretty costly. In LA they price it at $20 per vehicle sized parking space per day- so when they shut down a whole street in LA to film a high speed chase it can costs 10's of thousands of dollars for a single day of shooting.

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u/brando56894 13d ago

Yeah this is a common sight in Manhattan as well.

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u/bidexist 13d ago

The difference is that in Manhattan it is a $300 flat fee

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u/PolyZex 13d ago

$300 for the whole shebang? That sounds super cheap, especially if they've got to close streets downtown.

I would bet there's an 'al la carte' billing system for addons.

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u/bidexist 13d ago

Permits and parking are 300 flat. If you want cops to close the streets, you gotta pay their overtime.

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u/PolyZex 13d ago

Damn, no wonder they film so many movies in NY.

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u/empowereddave 12d ago

I think they mean 300 flat per space, not variable depending on the size perhaps?

No way you're shutting anything significant down in Manhattan for 300 bucks, shit I'm surprised you can shut anything down at all, the value of the public infrastructure has to be almost invaluable.

Manhattan is like one big, highly complex, really expensive machine.

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u/DeansFrenchOnion1 12d ago

No shot in hell it’s only $300. $300 a minute per something seems some seems more likely.

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u/Johnny_Grubbonic 13d ago

That's a fuck of a low price, considering how many people they're putting out.

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u/1mikeg 13d ago

Yup, that's why film studios love places like Georgia and NC for filming. Way cheaper to shut down a block on a Sunday afternoon.

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u/clipper06 12d ago

Yeah, Pittsburgh as well. Always stuff filming around here. I have heard the cost is one thing, but in reality, the actual reason Pittsburgh/Western PA is a filming attraction is due to landscape as in you can be on a mountain, in a corn field, in the woods, in a suburb, or in a city within minutes…literally.

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u/Maninhartsford 13d ago edited 13d ago

There's probably either a production assistant right off camera telling people to stay back, or this is a promo photo shot by the crew and you're looking at an advertisement

Edit - third option, it looks like a car window on the right side so OP could have driven around the block a couple of times to get a photo

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u/WorldAintRight 12d ago

4th, op lives in their vehicle

5th and/or is a prostitute that keeps business out of the home.

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u/somefuzzypants 13d ago

This gas station is in Nyack, NY. I used to live near by and drove by it many times on my way to cross the Tappan Zee Bridge. Lots of things have been filmed there

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u/yrdsl 12d ago

is this the same one from John Wick?

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u/M_Slender 12d ago

Yes it is

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u/RunningThroughMyHead 12d ago

Nyack, NY. It’s a main county road that has the high school on the opposite corner. Not a location you could shut down.

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u/NewsofPE 13d ago

now it's a ghost street

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u/BadWolfCubed 12d ago

All the astroturfers.

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u/silver-orange 13d ago edited 12d ago

You can actually see the progress building out the set between that older pic and this newer one.

Going out on a limb here, but: did they just find a real-life abandoned gas station, and then add additional set elements to make it look more fallouty?

edit: gas station is in nyack (thanks TheMuffStuff), here's an album with both shots and a "before" pic from streetview

https://imgur.com/a/Dsh2PqX

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u/CT1914Clutch 12d ago

They did this to an abandoned Shop Rite close to me that they turned into a Super Duper Mart for filming.

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u/TheMuffStufff 12d ago

This gas station is popping and I see people there every morning on my commute. Its on a major route (9W in NY) and is constantly filled. Overly expensive tho.

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u/king6924 13d ago Bravo Grande! Table Slap

If you listen closely you can hear Preston telling you that your settlement is under attack.

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u/Alarmed-dictator 13d ago

And then a marker suddenly appeares

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u/FlammableT0ast 13d ago

Make us whole

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u/gsells937 PlayStation 12d ago

Make us whole

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u/Autofelatiomobile 12d ago

Isaac Clarke - “Ah shit, here we go again.”

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u/creegro 13d ago

Another settlement needs your help, it's the same one you just got back from. Apparently mirelurks have kidnapped one of their friends, you should go talk to them.

....oh ok, mirelurks, kidnapping people....sure Preston...

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u/Aggrokid 12d ago

"Dude I just got back from there"

"They just restocked on duct tape and table fans"

"On my way"

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u/CantHitachiSpot 12d ago

Pack mule is OP. Don't mind me and my 8000lbs of junk I'm hauling around

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u/50caladvil 12d ago

Scrapper perk too. Valuable gun parts from pipe guns and adhesive/ballistic fiber from all the damn combat armour

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u/Unlucky-Musician617 12d ago

“We don’t know what to do with all this razorgrain you planted and post nuclear hayfever is unbearable.”

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u/swellguy6 13d ago

Are you ready to retake the castle?

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u/MrVeazey 12d ago

No, Preston. My infant child is missing and I'm only level 6. I have to go kill a vault full of mafia larpers instead.

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u/Gamergonemild 12d ago

Next I'll have to do a brain dance into a dead guys head with the help of a sentient mannequin so dont you dare say nothing about the random errand I didnt ask for.

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u/Abbithedog 13d ago

You can just walk right by them when they're holed up in the museum, grab the bobblehead, and keep going. If you do that, they never leave the museum IIRC.

Also allows you to avoid that one dude who kept banging on shit ALL THE TIME at the first settlement.

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u/Kahnza 13d ago

I never did much with the Minutemen. But when I would first get to a settlement, I would arm them to the teeth with machine gun and missile turrets pointed in every direction with overlap. I could safely ignore the calls for help that way.

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u/BigCommieMachine 13d ago

See I just never bothered with settlements at all.

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u/teabagmoustache 13d ago

The only time settlements matter is if you play survival mode. No fast travel and the need for food, water and a clean bed, makes them way more important.

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u/SequentialGamer 13d ago

Yeah, removing fast travel changes most games.

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u/Pun_In_Ten_Did 12d ago

I sort of remove it for myself... no fast travel to points of interest/dungeon/whatever. Too many random things occur on the journey there.

Once the building/dungeon is cleared, though, can fast travel to main base/city.

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u/oz6702 13d ago

That honestly sounds like a much more fun experience (I'm a fucking masochist)

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u/teabagmoustache 13d ago

It really is. The early game it's one shot and you're dead. You have to plan every journey, think about your ammo and which weapons you need because you have limited capacity. Every time you leave the settlement is a mission in itself. Power armour is really important and using the flares to travel by vertibird is great once you've unlocked it. If they made the game that way to start with, it would have gone down as a classic.

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u/Fogtower 12d ago

the utter terror i felt throughout my entire Survival mode experience…haha best way to play fallout

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u/maq0r 13d ago

As long as there's a difficulty modifier it would make it a classic. There's a lot of casual people and people with disabilities that enjoy gaming without having to make it incredibly harder to enjoy :)

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u/teabagmoustache 12d ago

Agreed but they brought out survival mode way after release so a lot of people had to replay the game to experience it. If it came as the recommended way to play, with the original modes as well, it would have been a classic. A lot of the features of the game only make sense in survival mode so it must have been in the works all along.

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u/JZMoose 12d ago

It’s the only way to play. The longer you stay up without saving (because sleeping is the only way to save) the higher your damage thanks to adrenaline. Which makes the stakes so much higher. There’s nothing like thinking you can take on a Super Mutant camp at the end of a day long after not saving, when you’re picking them off methodically with a sniper and all of a sudden a fucking missile whizzes by your head.

Oops, turns out there’s a named mutant in that camp and he’s rocking a missile launcher. So plans change and you bum rush his position and pop every chem you have which boosts your damage and crits while slowing down time. What you thought was a routine snipe clearing ends with your roided out, chem addicted character surrounded in flames while blasting the everliving shit out of 3 mutants and 2 mutant hounds in slow mo with an incendiary combat shotgun, and that’s when you realize Survival mode is so much more fun because there are actual stakes at play. Like losing the last half hour of play lol

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u/schmo006 13d ago

Except one for the achievement/trophy

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u/stellvia2016 13d ago

Maybe they changed it, but when the game first came out it didn't matter how armed to the teeth they were, if you didn't respond they automatically lost some turrets and had structures damaged, etc.

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u/Havoksixteen 12d ago

It's all a dice roll based on defence number vs settlers, food, water.

You can win or lose that dice roll, having a higher defence rating puts the odds more in your favour but isn't a guarantee

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u/stellvia2016 12d ago edited 12d ago

No, you literally couldn't "win" at launch if you didn't show up to help. I had like 50 turrets, including several laser ones and 2 guys in power armor with chainguns at the starting settlement that only ever gets attacked by like 3 basic bandits.

If I didn't show up to help they lost every single time. Well maybe it was they won, but always stuff got damaged? All I know is if you didn't show up, several things would be damaged every time.

I can believe that's how it works now though.

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u/Cryovenom 13d ago

It's funny, I played the whole game without hearing that because at one point early on he gave me a quest that I promptly ignored and wandered off on my own. I started seeing th memes and was like "what is going on, is the game bugged for some people?"

So yeah, just ignore him early on and you never have to worry about it!

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u/tyzenberg 13d ago

Similar to Skyrim. Don't go kill the first dragon and you'll never have random dragon attacks.

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u/Cryovenom 12d ago

Random dragon attacks were way better than settlement raids. I once fast traveled to another town with a completely empty inventory just to check a shop for some ingredients I needed. Of course, dragon attack. It landed in town and I managed to kite it and use my shouts and level 1 spellcasting to eventually wear it down. It was epic (and I learned never to just "step out to the shops" when crafting).

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u/theshadowiscast 12d ago

It shows they should have had settlement raids be more like the dragon attacks - it would only have a chance of happening while the player was at that settlement.

If the dragon attacks were like settlement raids (requiring players to rush to save a town), then they would have really sucked (like raids).

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u/stellvia2016 13d ago

When I got bored with him I just paused his NPC script, that way he never calls for you again, but I was still able to build settlements if I wanted to.

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u/Kyosji 13d ago

Can't hear Preston if there's no longer a Preston

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u/Mad_Viper 13d ago

Have you seen Dogmeat?

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u/Psianth 13d ago

You always see dog meat at the red rocket

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u/gin-rummy 12d ago

Oh shit I always kept dog meat at the red rocket in fo4 and never made that connection 🤯

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u/terriblyrealgirl 12d ago

I bet you anything that's exactly why they called him dogmeat.

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u/Poultrygeist74 13d ago

He needs to help kill the mole rats

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u/NemesIce83 13d ago

I can't wait to see how the main character manages to carry 100,000 bottlecaps around

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u/koyate 13d ago

100,000 caps? What about taking rocket (or nuke if we are talking about one abomination from the series) into face without even a flinch

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u/Actual-Possible4506 13d ago

I don't know about you but I very much flinched at being instantly killed (lol)

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u/rohobian 13d ago

Maybe they'll use bitcap.

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u/Kahnza 13d ago

No no, it'll be a charge card. Only 100 caps to buy in!

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u/RecoverFrequent 13d ago edited 12d ago

Or 2 pencils, a ruler, and 3 nails to make a 4'X8' section of wall.

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u/pfy5002 13d ago

Not to mention 2 Dozen weapons and enough ammo and food/drinks to supply a small army. When the show ends the main character better look like the Michelin Man with all the stuff he’s looted.

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u/holaprobando123 13d ago

And those two dozen weapons are 3 guns 4 times each, to have spare parts to repair them.

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u/PocketSnails68 13d ago

I'm starting to think all of Reddit besides me lives on the same street as the Fallout show.

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u/foreveradrone71 13d ago

I live one street over. It's a bummer, man

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u/Doctor-Amazing 13d ago

How am I just finding out now there's a fallout show?

Also the Last of Us show filmed a few scenes in my town.

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u/KSredneck69 12d ago

Same I had no idea till this post lmao

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u/Heyhihello04 12d ago

What state?

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u/xIMxMCLOVINx2 13d ago edited 12d ago

Fallout?! Like the video game??? How have i not heard of this?! Currently playing Fallout 4 Edit: just noticed what subreddit I’m in…

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u/j404sh 12d ago

Glad to see I'm not the only person who went through this thought process

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u/FallenShadeslayer 13d ago

Jesus how many of you people live on the same street 😂

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u/N0SharpEdges 13d ago

I mean...isn't the world just one big street? Ain't we neighbors in our hearts?

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u/FallenShadeslayer 13d ago

The real friends are the neighbors we met along the way.

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u/ArcadianDelSol 13d ago

..who live and love in my home town

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u/Denbus26 13d ago

Almost, more like each continent is just one big street. Those oceans are tough to build a road through

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u/sourorangeYT PC 12d ago

Dude you gotta sneak in and add your own Easter egg

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u/Successful_Ad_9340 13d ago

Its the mysterious stranger!

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u/ryan0585 13d ago

Hope they're using CBBE actors.

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u/Correct_Juggernaut24 13d ago

Don't get comfortable I see Preston coming

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u/Philly514 13d ago

You know you live in a depressing af place when they’re shooting a post-apocalyptic show on your street haha

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u/RandomGuy32124 13d ago

I hope they take a good look at the last of us bcuz that's how u do a game to show

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u/Elon_Kums 12d ago

Jonathan Nolan stumbled a bit with Westworld after S1 but he hasn't missed a beat otherwise. His writing underpins a lot of Christopher Nolan's best movies.

Person of Interest in particular managed the balance of covering complex and nuanced subject matters as well as having entertaining characters, great dialogue and humour.

I can't think of a better match for Fallout to be honest and I'm excited to see it.

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u/nativejr 13d ago

there’s a fallout show?

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u/smallpoly 13d ago

In production by Amazon

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u/TheGreekBro 13d ago

This is also the gas station from john wick

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u/Remarkable-Ad7203 12d ago

And it was in Severance as well.

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u/BlinksVRC 13d ago

I believe this is a repost

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u/Jeevess83 13d ago

16 times the reposts... it just works.

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u/Dimako98 13d ago

Not exactly. The previous photo had the same set, but with a cloudy sky.

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u/OG_Flicky 13d ago

How many bugs will it have in it?

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u/CarcosaJuggalo 13d ago

Just a few, one of them is a Skyrim reference.

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u/butts_kapinsky 12d ago

Probably a few radroaches at least.

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u/ChadJones72 13d ago

Damn... They looked at your neighborhood and were like "Wow, this place is awful and barren... A perfect place for our T.V show!

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u/Diamondrankg 13d ago

Bro, dress up like a crazy person while they're filming, be a raider 😂

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u/Xzenor 13d ago

Wait, what? A Fallout show?

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u/lovepuppy31 13d ago

Ah Red Rocket aka the dumping spot for your companions

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u/CapitalParallax 12d ago

"Yeah this street looks fucked up enough. Let's build a Red Rocket here."

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u/Merrizon 13d ago

That settlement could do with some help

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u/yeoldmanchild 13d ago

That's sick. Hope it's good

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u/captian_quickshit 12d ago

I worked on severance at this location. Spent an entire day shoveling snow off that stupid triangle overhang.