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Gametitle-VBThe following is based on Van Buren and has not been confirmed by canon sources.

Robert "Border" Briggs is one of the NCR personnel aboard Ballistic Orbital Missile Base 001 in 2253.


Briggs was the man responsible for gassing Rico at Bloomfield Space Center.[1] Briggs and the 5th Engineering Company also blew up Burham Springs to decisively deal with the powerful powder gangs, almost killing Sparky in the process.[2]

Interactions with the player characterEdit

Interactions overviewEdit

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Effects of player's actionsEdit

Briggs has 0 Karma. Time, and the player character's influence on him, will tell whether he is bad or good.[1]



Robert Briggs has not appeared nor is he mentioned in any published game. He was to appear only in Van Buren, the canceled Fallout 3 by Black Isle Studios. It is not certain if he will appear in any future Fallout game.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Van Buren B.O.M.B.-001 design document - Major "Border" Briggs. [1]
  2. Van Buren Burham Springs design document - Area background, Ties to Overall Game Themes . [1][2]