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Post Allusions:
Me again with another proposal. This time its: allusions.

But just what is an allusion?
An allusion is a figure of speech that makes a reference to, or representation of, a place, event, literary work, myth, or work of art, either directly or by implication. M.H. Abrams defined allusion as "a brief reference, explicit or indirect, to a person, place or event, or to another literary work or passage". It is left to the reader or hearer to make the connection (Fowler); an overt allusion is a misnomer for what is simply a reference.
In a freer informal definition allusion is a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of something, either directly or by implication.

Many popular movies, games and other such media have allusions or references to other popular culture media. Allusions can also be similar to 'inside jokes' among community and staff.

Tibia's list of known allusions:

WoW's allusions: ... n_Warcraft

TES: Morrowind easter eggs and allusions:

(Check out the Peke Utchoo one ^^)

Just some simple advice:
Don't forcefully add these jokes. Add them as they come naturally.
A serious game can still have a few jokes. The above mentioned are really large games made by successful companies (maybe not so much CIPSOFT, but meh). If they can loosen up a little so can you.

1. Thanks Wikipedia!


December 02, 2008, 05:58:43 PM
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