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Now, I hope you don't mind, but I had to go rooting around there in your noggin to pull all the bits of lead out. I take pride in my needlework, but you'd better tell me if I left anything out of place.Doc Mitchell

The RobCo Reflectron is a type of gene projector in Fallout: New Vegas.


It appears at the beginning of the game and is used to make decisions about the player character's appearance, including facial features and hairstyle/ color. Unlike the old gene projector, it can also set the age to anywhere between 18 and 60.

Customization options




The character's name.


There are four races available. They are:

  • Caucasian
  • African-American
  • Hispanic
  • Asian


The Courier's age can be set as anywhere between 18 and 60.


These are the different ways to customize the character's face.

General options:

Option Effect
Heavy/Light Fat/skinniness of the character's face.
Thin/Wide Width of the character's face.


Option Effect
Small/Large Size of the character's forehead.
Tall/Short Height of the character's forehead.
Tilt forward/back Angle at which the character's forehead is tilted.


Option Effect
High/low Overall height of the eyebrows
Up/Down (Inner) Adjust the angle of the part of the brow close to the nose.
Up/Down (Outer) Adjust the angle of the part of the brow farther from the nose.


Option Effect
Up/Down Determines height of the character's eyes.
Small/Large The size of the eyes.
Together/Apart Sets distance between the character's eyes.


Option Effect
Bridge Depth The height of the bridge of the character's nose.
Up/Down How long the character's nose is.
Flat/Pointed How pointy the character's nose is.
Nostril Tilt The angle at which the character's nose tilts.
Nostrils Wide/Thin The width of the nose at the nostrils
Sellion Height Adjusts the position where the bridge of the nose emerges from the forehead
Short/Long Adjusts the length of the nose from the upper lip to the tip


Option Effect
Large/Small How deep the character's lip goes in.
Overbite/Underbite Adjust the angle of the mouth


Option Effect
Low/High This determines how far up or down the character's cheeks are.
Shallow/Pronounced How shallow or pronounced the character's cheekbones are.
Concave/Convex How far out the character's cheeks extend from the side.


Option Effect
Retracted/Jutting Determines how far out the character's jaw extends.
Wide/Thin The width of the jaw.
Slope High/Low The angle from the jawline to the neck.
Concave/Convex The curvature of the jawbone.


Option Effect
Forward/Backward How far out the character's chin extends.
Broad/Recessed Determines how wide the chin is.
Shallow/Deep Adjusts the shape and position of the chin.
Tall/Short Determines how far the chin goes down.


The different skin tone options.

Option Effect
Shade Pretty much just the overall color of the character's skin depending on race.
Flushed The highlight of the character's skin.
Blue Tint The special blue tint of the character's skin.
Yellow Tint The special yellow tint of the character's skin.
Eye Sockets The tint of the character's eye sockets.
Eyebrows The tint of the character's eyebrows.
Eyeliner Mainly for females, the eyeliner for the character.
Nose The shade for the character's nose.
Lips The shade of the character's lips.
Moustache The tint of the character's moustache.
Cheeks The shade of the character's cheeks.
Beard The tint of the character's beard.

Eye color

The character's eye color. There are only four different colors.

  • Green
  • Blue
  • Hazel
  • Dark Brown


There are many types of hair-do's in Fallout: New Vegas.

Hair Color:

  • Bleached
  • Brown
  • Platinum
  • Suede
  • Auburn
  • Gold
  • Honey
  • Black
  • Ginger
  • Cornsilk
  • Pecan
  • Chocolate
  • (Any wanted color via RGB setting)



  • Sarge
  • Clean Cut
  • Buzz Cut
  • Bedraggled
  • Blast Back
  • The Unsettler


  • Tunnel Snake
  • Pompadour
  • Waster
  • Balding
  • Buzz Saw
  • Combover
  • Smooth Wave
  • Shaggy Suave
  • Terrorsaur
  • Punked
  • Warhawk
  • High Riser


  • Domestic Goddess
  • No Nonsense
  • Prim 'N Proper
  • Rough Nite
  • Wendy the Welder
  • The Sophisticate
  • Frazzled
  • Iron Maiden
  • Unladylike
  • Rude Ridge
  • Mangy
  • Fallen Angel
  • FairyTails
  • Shaved
  • L'il Devil
  • Seductress
  • Pretty Puff

Facial Hair:

  • Survivalist
  • Rough Beard
  • Goatee
  • Beatnick
  • Gunslinger
  • The Gentleman
  • Muttonstache
  • Shaggy Sideburns
  • Soul Patch
  • Old Coot
  • The Gettysburg
  • Chopper
  • Chin Strip
  • Honest Abe
  • Man's Man
  • Swashbuckler
  • Lady's Man
  • Tough Guy



The Reflectron is only seen in Fallout: New Vegas.

Behind the scenes

James Garcia created the 3D model for the Reflectron.[1]