Survival difficulty is the ultimate test of a Fallout player. This difficulty setting takes Fallout to a whole new level, making the game as realistic (using the term loosely) as possible.
Just to name a few differences -- you need to eat and drink to stay alive. There is no fast travel, and no saves except when sleeping. Ammo has a carry weight, enemies are not located on the compass, you need to keep your immune system in check. Radaway and stimpacks also have negative effects, and enemies deal more damage.
It can get pretty rough out there. So here are five tips to make life easier when surviving the Commonwealth.