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November 4th, 2019, 00:27
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!!!!Definite Spoilers!!!!!!


As talked about a little in this thread, The Outer Worlds is rife with SF references and easter eggs.
Hell, even the the Board's ultimate solution is straight from
Spoiler


So… what did you find?
Here are some direct references from quest titles that I could find without resorting to Google (i.e. I have them on a bookshelf somewhere!):

Quest TitleReference
Brave New Worldnovel by Aldous Huxley
The City and the Starsnovel by Arthur C Clarke
Radio Free MonarchRadio Free Albemuth, novel by Philip K Dick
Stranger in a Strange Landnovel by Robert Heinlein
The Doom That Came to RosewayThe Doom That Came to Sarnath, story by H P Lovecraft
Die, RobotI, Robot - book by Isaac Asimov
Why Call Them Back From Retirement?Why Call Them Back From Heaven?, novel by Clifford D Simak
Slaughterhouse CliveSlaughterhouse Five, novel by Kurt Vonnegut
The Stainless Steel RatThe Stainless Steel Rat, novel (and series) by Harry Harrison
The Secret Peoplenovel by John Wyndham
By His Bootstrapsstory by Robert Heinlein
Vulcan's Hammernovel by Philip K Dick
The Long Tomorrownovel by Leigh Brackett
Canid's CradleCat's Cradle, novel by Kurt Vonnegut
The Low CrusadeThe High Crusade, novel by Poul Anderson
Don't Bite The Sunnovel by Tanith Lee
Star-Crossed TroopersStar Troopers, novel by Robert Heinlein
Worst ContactFirst Contact, novel by Carl Sagan
Drinking Sapphire Winenovel by Tanith Lee
The Illustrated ManualThe Illustrated Man, collection by Ray Bradbury
The Lying EarthThe Dying Earth, collection (and series) by Jack Vance
Makes Space Suits, Won't TravelHave Spacesuit, Will Travel - novel by Robert Heinlein
Salvager in the SkyTunnel in the Sky, novel by Robert Heinlein
Who Goes There?novella by Don A Stuart aka John W. Campbell, Jr
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