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TWP| SexyPanther 14 dec 2012 om 9:46nm
Dead Pixels References
Hello everyone. I thought it might be fun to count how many references there are in Dead Pixels towards games, movies, and the like. Feel free to add any that you've found:

Dawn of the Dead: A shop called Andy's "sniper crosshair" is a tribute to the character who was trapped inside a weapons shop in the 2004 remake of Dawn of the Dead.

Stubbs the Zombie: A shop is called Stubb's something. Seems like a game reference.

Army of Darkness: One of the shotguns is aptly named "the boomstick."

Planet Terror: E.L. Ray is the name of a shop. I believe this was also the name of the male lead in Planet Terror.
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Solstice 15 dec 2012 om 10:53vm 
The achievement "The Beginning" requires you to kill 1968 zombies. This number is the year of which Night of the Living Dead was produced.
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TWP| SexyPanther 15 dec 2012 om 4:03nm 
Nice. I knew the number meant something, but I wasn't sure what. Anyway, I've thought of a few more:

Resident Evil: The ink ribbon you use to save in one of the game modes is a reference to the save system in RE.

Codename Veronica: I think the "C Veronica" store name is a reference to this game (never played it myself. I think it was another Resident Evil game).

Resident Evil Again: The unique gun you start out with in Last Stand is called "Wesker" which is the name of a character in RE.
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Gyarretto 15 dec 2012 om 7:07nm 
The wesker sidearm that you get in last stand is named after Agent wesker from the resident evil series. also there is a store called "Max Books" that i believe is named after Max Brooks. he is the author of "the zombie survival guide" and "World War Z." there is another store called "UMBRELLAS" with red and white alternating letters. i assume this is a reference to the umbrella corporation from resident evil. there are others that i have noticed, but i cant recall them at the moment.
flamedance58 15 dec 2012 om 9:45nm 
The fact the game comes in several chapters or stories is an obvious reference to L4D.
There's some blood writing on a building that even says " I love you Zoey!"
TWP| SexyPanther 15 dec 2012 om 10:33nm 
Also to go along with Left 4 Dead is the description of "hardest" difficulty described as having "the ai director hate you."
Mr_pinecones 16 dec 2012 om 2:26vm 
All of the gun types are named after resident evil characters
Redfield - Claire Redfield, Chris Redfield
valentine- Jill Valentine
chambers- Rebecca Chambers
burton- Barry Burton
Le_Cigar 16 dec 2012 om 5:08nm 
Bub's (store); probably refering to the zombie that 'Frankenstein' had trained or domesticated in Day of the Dead (80s version)
TWP| SexyPanther 17 dec 2012 om 3:41nm 
Great finds!
I was also thinking the "fireworks" could be a reference to "Land of the Dead."
THEE Quentin Blackk 17 dec 2012 om 5:25nm 
The bar look's like Moe's from The Simpsons
Aeterni Draconis 19 dec 2012 om 3:32vm 
There is a reference to L4D - You can find writings on walls like "we love you Zoey" and something like "Rest in Peace, Bill(refering to one campain in L4D2 where you meet survivors from the first game and they say that Bill sacrificed himself to save them)"
Broken Mirror 19 dec 2012 om 12:49nm 
The character sprites are more than inspired by classic Megaman (look at the face)
TWP| SexyPanther 19 dec 2012 om 1:15nm 
A sign on the last level references "Little Rock" and "Witchita." This is a direct reference to the movie Zombieland.
Blade 19 dec 2012 om 9:41nm 
this is a really good game. needs mult player coop tho....
laneblitzwolf 19 dec 2012 om 11:54nm 
theres so many L4D refrences like the map name last stand the bill is dead sigh the zoey we love you painted on a house room
(Like) MNahin 20 dec 2012 om 10:26nm 
Yeah, the uh, F.K. Coffee shops are references to deadly premonition, which made me lol at first.
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