Bethesda seems eager to bridge the gap between RPG veterans and newbies with a new series of 50's-era educational reels explaining the various attributes your Lone Wanderer can have in Fallout 4.

The SPECIAL system has been around since the very first game and stands for:

S.trength

P.erception

E.ndurance

C.harisma

I.ntelligence

A.gility

L.uck

So it makes sense that the first in the series would be about Strength, your primary stat for Melee Damage, HP, and Carry Weight: