The results of WNMSCE are even better than I could ever have imagined. The sheer strength and tenacity of combat suggestion implanted test subjects is incredible! Imagine an entire army of people who would never disobey a direct order from high command and can fight until it takes over 20 bullets to stop them.”— Personal Entry 000897357
Richard Rubin was the Overseer of Vault 92.
Rubin and Professor John Malleus began Vault 92's secret experimental program by piping white noise containing subliminal combat messages into the recording studios used by the musicians who were the Vault's primary residents, while they were listening to their recorded performances. Rubin stepped up the experiment according to Vault-Tec Industries' instructions without informing Malleus, however, and the two of them argued about the situation. Rubin decided he would be better off having Malleus killed to get him out of the way. However, it is not known if he was actually able to kill Professor John Malleus or not.
Richard Rubin is mentioned only in Fallout 3.
Behind the scenes
Richard Rubin is most likely named after music producer Rick Rubin.