Steampunk plasma rifle lets you play Fallout 3 for real

On-screen weapons are fine if you just want to play games, but what if you want to move your post-apocalyptic gaming action into the real world? This awesome replica of A3-21's upgraded plasma rifle from Fallout 3 looks like a good place to start.

Created by steampunk artist Ryan Palser this looks like the real deal, right down to the glowing green plasma vials filled with liquid.

Unfortunately Ryan's creation is just a one-off, but it should act as inspiration for other would be artists.

Flickr, via Make Online

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