Mortimer is a scientist and uncle to the game's protagonist and player, and makes several appearances to offer general advice, support, and plot exposition. Mortimer is the inventor and owner of the Thrillville series of parks, and the player performs various tasks for him as park manager. Mortimer's character design shares several similarities to the character Doc Brown from the Back to The Future series of films, including a friendly yet wacky demeanor, unkempt white hair, wild eyes, and a colorful tie. Now, when was the next task? Also check out this new Website Simcity Link.