1. Your Charicter Gets everything handed to him on a plate
I woke up in Goodsprings after being shot in the head (I'll ignore this for now) to find I had been saved by this docter. He then goes on to let me take everything in house that isnt nailed down. I mean everything.
I dont even know why, greed most likely.
Not only does he let you pillage his home like this but he also gives you a Pit Boy. Now I dont care that you need a pitboy to play the game. I know its there cause they need an easy menue that isnt just like pushing start. However Its still what gives you your edge. It keeps you organised, on the right path and in the right health cause this super advanced computer can tell you how close you are to death. This is an unfair start already.
2. No Real Goverment, No Economy and Expencive Health Care.
Ok sure a badass like who you play in Fallout doesnt care about this one, all he cares about is going round kicking ass, charming ladies and smoking some jet. However (Theres always a however) you've not always been a badass. There was a time when you were small and your parents had to look after you and feed you. Now how did you parents afford the birth? Cause it'll cost atleast 50 caps before a docter will even look your way. Who cares though cause 50 caps is nothing right? Well actualy its alot, food costs 7 caps and there are people out in the waste land that carnt afford that alot of people in fact. Any nameless person you meet infact. They are so poor they carnt afford guns or anything because they only way the can get monry is collection junk to sell to try and earn enough to eat. So empty soda bottle is actualy someones lunch. So the quickest way to earn Karma should be to grab all that food you have (be honest how much do you really need?) and give it to the poor. So those poor wastelander should be happy cause all this means that they can live in the first empty house they find whithout been caught by a morgage or anything like that however.....
3. Death! Death Everywhere!
There is every chance that nice little house will be burnt down by raider or legion or hell even just a random deathclaw that got lost.
Daddy why is the devil sniffing our backdoor?
You see this is a dark terrible where monsters walk the earth and about 90% of people carnt do shit about it. Its true. If a Albino Radscopion found its way into most towns the populas would be overrun in no time at all. The reason for this is that most people dont have guns cause most people carnt afford them. Some might but when they get hom they find the 40 caps the hid away stolen by that rich guy who alreadly has like 12 guns but whants to buy that really, really big one. Though then again though not everyone is one of those panseys theres also the NCR who are like a full blown army. Hell you could join them learn how to shoot and earn a shit ton of cash. Well except....
4. Everything is being controled by people who just want more.
The NCR are in a war against the legion that they might not win, this is like WW2 where the Natzis almost took over eroupe and were ready for the UK. Oh except that there is a usa but they are evenly matched for this fight and the legion doesnt have Russia attacking from the other side. In fact the only real simalartiy between the two is that alot of people are about to die.
5. The Crippling Boredom
Most places in the whole world (not just the wasteland) is stuck in a dark age. There are someplaces which have power but only a select few. So what else is there to do? Books are rare and all non-fiction, the few computers around are ether fancy on-off switches or only have the fallout version of word on them. So then go out an live right? So long as its not too dangerous like those Nightstalkers or something. Well it wont be too bad though cause when your not eating you'll be whatching the horizon for death to finaly come to you.
So thats it, I'm sure there are plently of explinations for how it would rock but well deep down we all know why it would be awesome.