tbh the most iconic new vegas characters are the ones that come out of nowhere and-
You’ve done a good turn for the NCR and now we’d like to do one for you. Here’s an NCR emergency two-way radio. You call, and we’ll come running. You’re not alone out here, the NCR has your back. Stay safe and good hunting.
God, I really wish I played Fallout New Vegas around the time it was released. I can only imagine the joy of convincing your friends who were also disappointed with Fallout 3 to buy New Vegas just by spoiling the kind of bullshit that happens in the game completely out of context
Me: “So the angry mailman finally arrives at Las Vegas, which is just like the real one. That Woody Robot stalker I told you about tells him to visit Walt Disney and his robot girlfriend, but my mailman is PISSED and goes straight to Chandler Bing’s casino for an express delivery of whoop-ass. I end up having a drink with Chandler and he tells me about how he became the leader of his tribe of dudes in suits and his plan of conquering the shitty desert with Disney’s animatronics.”
Friend: “…huh. Wasn’t Elvis the boss of Las Vegas though?”
Me: “No, Elvis and his cute cyborg dog rule Las Vegas’ ghetto, although the murderous laser merchants and that brothel with the ghoul cowboy prostitute and robot fister are pretty influential too. These factions are very complex”