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Title: Gabriel Knight 3 - Easter eggs & references
Post by: Signore Buchelli on May 08, 2016, 03:46:58 AM
Gabriel Knight 3 is full of easter eggs (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGXefGq-_js) and references (http://bonny.ploeg.ws/gk3.html#eggs).
But, wich ones are your favourite? And the worst?

My opinion:

Easter eggs:

Favourite: Chicken (miau) and Gabe-helicopter at Blanchefort  :rofl: :suffer:
Worst: Red cat

References:
Favourite: To Ludwig at the roof of Tour Magdala *nostalgic*
Worst: No reference to Languedocian language. Curiously, in Gabriel Knight 2 were several sentences in German, and in GK3 others in French, but AFAIK no word in Languedocian.  ???
Title: Re: Gabriel Knight 3 - Easter eggs & references
Post by: BBP on May 08, 2016, 10:39:17 AM
Best Easter egg: disco bartender
Worst: sound effects to Mose's gold blazer when you steal it.

Best reference: lots of good ones but it has to go to: "And I thought the French maid in Clue had big, ehm... feather dusters!"
Least favourite: One of Wilkes's books is "surveying for dummies".
Title: Re: Gabriel Knight 3 - Easter eggs & references
Post by: Signore Buchelli on May 09, 2016, 01:55:07 AM
Best reference: lots of good ones but it has to go to: "And I thought the French maid in Clue had big, ehm... feather dusters!"
I did not remember that. Great!  :rofl:
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Least favourite: One of Wilkes's books is "surveying for dummies".
Yep, Wilkes is anything but a dummy. ???
Title: Re: Gabriel Knight 3 - Easter eggs & references
Post by: Signore Buchelli on July 21, 2016, 12:16:37 PM
2 curious easter eggs: Penny Arcade and The Cow

I've published a video at youtube (https://youtu.be/Z-Uo_D_Lst8) with the 2 easter eggs. Thanks a lot to Bonny Ploeg (http://bonny.ploeg.ws) for her help with the search of the cow.

Penny Arcade (http://www.penny-arcade.com (http://www.penny-arcade.com)) is a webcomic focused on video games and video game culture, written by Jerry Holkins and illustrated by Mike Krahulik. Besides 'tycho' you can also look for 'penny arcade', 'dudash' or 'mcmillen', earning the same easter egg.

Both are official easter eggs (https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_nakSX0fVysOXg2Z2ZoUHluWGM). In the document of easter eggs, it appears the line "TR1 at 102p: Find the hidden animal"; "TR1 at 102p" means "Exterior of Train Station at Day 1 - 02pm".

Among the resource files of GK3, I found the 2D model (TR1_COW.MOD), the very little texture or skin (COW.BMP) and sound clips with the different "words" of the cow-language (COW1.WAV, COW2.WAV, COW3.WAV); all of them appear in the 3rd and last part of the video (green background).

Note 1: The cow is not in the list of characters (https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B_nakSX0fVysWHM0VHE5ZTJuREk) of GK3.

Note 2: In this folder (https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B_nakSX0fVysTzRtZ09yWExhNG8&usp=sharing) are all the resource files mentioned in this post.