A new Fallout 4 mod lets you pet any dog, any time

Despite the return of trusty companion Dogmeat, Fallout 4 didn’t ship with the flexibility to deal with any hounds. Shocking, I do know. In a world the place dog-rating Twitter accounts are tangibly altering the form of video games, who can afford to take any probabilities?

Like so many issues in Fallout, mods have arrived to repair this injustice.

I favor to think about Pet Any Dog as much less of an add-on, extra of an answer. Fallout Four had many, many canine in it – a few of which weren’t even attempting to gnaw your face clear off. Mod creator Sagittarius22 is just letting you do greater than gaze longingly at your pooch. Finally, an opportunity to indicate some affection to something on this nuclear-blasted Boston hellscape.

A new Fallout 4 mod lets you pet any dog, any time

You’ll should be a nature-lover first, with one rank in Animal Friend. Once you’ve gained entry to this elusive “liking animals” trait, you’ll have the ability to pet any pooch within the sport by speaking to them. Petting is available in two flavours – crouched and standing. This mod solely enables you to pet canine for now, and you may’t take them with you alongside Dogmeat. Unfortunately, modding has but to grasp my life’s end-state: roaming the lands as a wretched beastmaster, raiding villages with a Mad Max gang of terriers clad in leather-based and spikes. Sigh.

There are caveats, in fact. You can’t pet a canine with a gun or a fist. You can’t pet a canine in energy armour, both. Naturally, you’re gonna have a tough time getting pleasant with a pooch if both of you might be in fight – doubly so in case you’re in a battle with one another.

I actually don’t have any recommendation in case you’re set on strolling as much as rabid wolves with a hammer and anticipating something to go properly.

Fallout Four might be awfully lonely, and a bit of bit garbage. If you discover your subsequent journey into the wasteland wants a bit of pet love, you’ll be able to seize Pet Any Dog over on the Fallout 4 Nexus.