Globe and Mail game columnist Chad Sapieha couldn't help but think of Fallout's 3's version of the National Mall while watching the president take his oath. From the story:
"Barack Obama is terrific. I wish him all the best as America's 44th president, and I think he truly does signify a much-needed era of change for the United States.
Now, at the risk of seeming in bad taste on this most historic of days, and as someone who has never visited the National Mall in person, I have to say that as I took in the images of the country's capitol this morning I couldn't help but think of Fallout 3, Bethesda Softwork's post-apocalyptic role-playing game, parts of which are set exactly where Mr. Obama took his oath..."