Fallout is a series of post-apocalyptic role-playing video games. It was created by Interplay Entertainment. Originally, there were five full role-playing titles in the series, including Fallout, Fallout 2, Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas and Fallout 4. Fallout was originally released in 1997 for DOS, Windows and Macintosh. It is the spiritual successor to the 1988 hit Wasteland. The character of the Fallout is tasked with recovering a water chip to replace the chip that broke into his home, Vault 13. The game takes place in a post-apocalyptic southern California, beginning in the year 2161.