Fallout 3: How many followers can you have?
A lot of people are wondering how many followers can you have in fallout 3. The maximum number of followers you can have at any time is 1.
The exception to that is Dogmeat, since he doesn't count as a follower. To find Dogmeat, you need to go to the scrapyard.
So in reality, the maximum number of followers you can have in Fallout 3 is two: Dogmeat and another character follower.