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Penumbra Easter Egg collection

Since it's now Easter Sunday, I thought it would be suitable to start this thread now Smile

As in almost every game, I think there are some more or less hidden jokes or references included in Penumbra.
I've found two so far, one right at the beginning, "Uncle Cthulhus Squid Soup", and one later on, which is most likely a spoiler, so:
Spoiler below!
If you read the description of the crowbar in your inventory, it says that the name "Freeman" is engraved on it. This most likely refers to Joe and John-O Freeman, but I couldn't help giggling when I read that ^^

I've included a screenshot of the squid soup with this post Smile

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04-08-2007 03:03 PM
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RE: Penumbra Easter Egg collection

there is a few quirky things in the game i found amusing
04-08-2007 03:22 PM
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RE: Penumbra Easter Egg collection

The dark whispers are swedish played backwards!

/Breaker
04-08-2007 06:17 PM
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i saw the freeman on the crowbar "engraved" too, ^^ and who could know ? ^^ i think its from HL !
01-26-2008 09:45 PM
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Deamonicus Wrote:i saw the freeman on the crowbar "engraved" too, ^^ and who could know ? ^^ i think its from HL !

So do I, Gordon Freeman :3
01-28-2008 12:45 PM
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exectly ^^
and the main weapon and almost the slogan of half life is the crowbar!

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01-28-2008 07:38 PM
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Thaliur Wrote:Freeman
Oh... my... God! You are not into video gaming or joking me.
The crowbar is a reference to the probably most known video-gaming action hero ever: Gordon Freeman of the Half Life series. The first weapon you got in the game was a crowbar and ever since other games have tried to copy the geek-factor by putting wrenches into their games instead of knives or simple fists.

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01-29-2008 10:43 PM
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Kedjane Wrote:
Thaliur Wrote:Freeman
Oh... my... God! You are not into video gaming or joking me.
The crowbar is a reference to the probably most known video-gaming action hero ever: Gordon Freeman of the Half Life series. The first weapon you got in the game was a crowbar and ever since other games have tried to copy the geek-factor by putting wrenches into their games instead of knives or simple fists.
I do know that, but assuming almost everybody else would see that connection by themselves I only included the inside-of-Penumbra-reference in my post.
If you re-read it, you will see that I said "but I couldn't help giggling".

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02-03-2008 12:38 PM
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I never played HL, so I never thought a thing of it.
02-03-2008 04:14 PM
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RE: Penumbra Easter Egg collection

Thaliur Wrote:
Kedjane Wrote:
Thaliur Wrote:Freeman
Oh... my... God! You are not into video gaming or joking me.
The crowbar is a reference to the probably most known video-gaming action hero ever: Gordon Freeman of the Half Life series. The first weapon you got in the game was a crowbar and ever since other games have tried to copy the geek-factor by putting wrenches into their games instead of knives or simple fists.
I do know that, but assuming almost everybody else would see that connection by themselves I only included the inside-of-Penumbra-reference in my post.
If you re-read it, you will see that I said "but I couldn't help giggling".
I thought the giggle was because O-Freeman-something-or-other was a childrens tale you heard as a kid or something.

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02-04-2008 04:54 PM
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