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Critics are giving the new “Fallout” TV series rave reviews. But, did you know the video game that inspired it has a Las Vegas connection? And it’s a powerful connection for some. Learn what it means for one local writer and the thousands of tourists that the game inspires to travel here each year.

By Eric Duran-Valle

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Hit the road, Desert Companion readers! And while you're at it, have a look around. This issue invites you to not only escape to the outdoors, but also to think about the environmental issues affecting our pursuits and our world.
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Ryan Vellinga
What will become of Las Vegas' iconic motor homes?
Desert Air is the best of Desert Companion magazine for your ears — arts and culture coverage, thoughtful commentary, and creative nonfiction. This podcast provides a space for interviews and storytelling unlike any other, connecting Southern Nevadans with each other and their home.It’s brought to you by the talented folks at Nevada Public Radio: Christopher Alvarez, sound design; Rachel Christiansen, editor; Anne Davis, host; Briana Joseph, narration; Heidi Kyser, managing editor. Our theme music is by Blue Dot sessions.
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Heather Jacquart
At Vegas Vickie's
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An illustrated woman steps onto the stairway of a private jet
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Tim Bower
You, too, can travel by private plane for a reasonable price