New Fallout 4 Mod Lets You Play As Dogmeat

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Finally, there’s a new Fallout 4 mod that lets players take control of everyone’s favourite post apocalyptic canine – Dogmeat. It’s what we’ve all been waiting for, right? 

The mod, imaginatively titled “Be The Dog — Playable Dogs,” was created byNexusmods user Abbalovesyou.

It allows you explore the Commonwealth as Dogmeat or some of the other, less important pooches seen in the wasteland.

Since Dogmeat is in fact a dog, I’m sure I don’t need to tell you that you’ll be unable to use the conventional Fallout weapons. Still, our friend is far from defenceless.  

You’ll have a number of attack options, most of which amount to biting, jumping, or biting and jumping. Such variety.

Full installation instructions for this mod can be found over on Nexusmods, and there’s a video of Dogmeat in action just below.

This is a fitting tribute to Dogmeat, who actually won Best Videogame Dog at The Dog Awards recently.

And no, I haven’t made that up.


Ewan Moore

Ewan Moore

Ewan Moore is a journalist at UNILAD Gaming who still quite hasn't gotten out of his mid 00's emo phase. After graduating from the University of Portsmouth in 2015 with a BA in Journalism & Media Studies (thanks for asking), he went on to do some freelance words for various places, including Kotaku, Den of Geek, and TheSixthAxis, before landing a full time gig at UNILAD in 2016.