The character of Phineas Welles, who the complete plot of The Outer Worlds revolves round, was apparently impressed by Rick Sanchez from Rick and Morty. Though he spent a lot of the sport locked away behind a glass wall and practically impenetrable door, Phineas was the driving pressure which many of the story in The Outer Worlds revolved round. Whether or not or not the participant determined to facet with him, Phineas’ mad scientist actions have been the complete purpose why participant characters have been alive in The Outer Worlds within the first place, and with out him (and his often loopy concepts) there would have been no recreation in any respect.
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Equally, Rick & Morty is a tv present on Grownup Swim which might not exist with out the assistance of its personal scientific madman, right here within the type of Rick Sanchez. Rick is the neatest man in the complete universe, however he additionally has habit and emotional issues which often lead him and his grandson Morty into grave (and typically inescapable) hazard. These two scientists have loads in widespread, however as a latest documentary trailer has revealed, that is no coincidence.
In a brief trailer for an upcoming Noclip documentary sequence on the making of The Outer Worlds, one of many builders at Obsidian by chance calls Phineas Welles’ character “Rick” earlier than laughing and saying they got here up with the concept of the character “in a short time, as a result of we have been watching Rick & Morty on the time.” Certainly, there are a selection of similarities between the 2 males: Each are scientists, each have spiky, ice blue hair, and each are devoted to the concept of “sticking it to the person,” typically at an enormous private or monetary value. Take a look at the trailer for the upcoming The Outer Worlds documentary sequence beneath:
It is price noting that Phineas would not appear to have the identical issues with alcohol and chemical dependencies that Rick Sanchez does, however he’s not less than as equally disliked by the native authorities, if not much more so. Whereas Rick often was referred to as upon by even the President of the USA himself to assist clear up issues nobody else may, Phineas Welles is unwelcome in society, with Needed posters depicting his face plastered in all places in The Outer Worlds’ planet locations.
Rick & Morty is a present which comprises hundreds of references and inspirations, so it is cool to see it in flip inspiring one thing else. Viewers of the present seemingly know (or have picked up on the actual fact) that Rick & Morty was itself initially impressed by Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd’s Marty McFly and Doc Brown characters from the Again to the Future sequence, and The Outer Worlds‘ Phineas Welles certain looks like somebody Doc Brown would befriend. Viewers must look forward to the complete documentary sequence from Noclip (coming later this month) to search out out extra behind-the-scenes details from the builders, however with a observe report like Obsidian has for hiding tiny particulars, the knowledge will certainly be price it.
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