Fallout: S.P.E.C.I.A.L.

Fallout: SPECIAL

S is for Strength

That means I am strong! I can carry more toys and swing stuff all day long!
A measure of your raw physical power. It affects how much you can carry and the damage of all melee attacks. Carry Weight Melee Damage 

P is for Perception

A long funny word! It means what I tasted, smelled, saw and heard!
Perception is a measurement of your environmental and situational awareness. It directly affects weapon accuracy in V.A.T.S. (Vault-Tec Assisted Targeting System), lock-picking skills, and successful attempts at stealing items. Weapon Accuracy in V.A.T.S.

E is for Endurance

That's how long I can play! I'm always really healthy, and have energy all day!
A measure of your overall physical fitness. It affects your total Health and the Action Point drain from sprinting. Health per level. Action Point drain from Sprinting. 

C is for Charisma

It's why people think I'm great! I make my friends all laugh and smile, and never want to hate!
Your ability to charm and convince others. It affects your success to persuade in dialogue, prices when you barter, and the maximum number of settlers in settlements. Success to persuade in dialogue. Prices when you Barter.

I is for Intelligence

It means I'm really smart! I use my brain for lots of stuff, like science, math and art!
A measure of your overall mental acuity. It reduces the number of dud words when hacking terminals. Easier hacking. 

A is for Agility

That's how I get around! I move real fast and easy, and I never make a sound!
A measure of your overall finesse and reflexes. It affects the number of Action Points in V.A.T.S., your ability to sneak and your ability to dodge incoming attacks.

L is for Luck

It's simple, you see! It means that good things always happen to me!
A measure of your general good fortune and affects the recharge rate of critical hits. Recharge rate of Critical Hits.