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Easter Egg Hunt!

Posted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:53 pm
by Horizon Jeff
We've included a number of sci-fi, gaming, historical, literary and pop culture references on Traveller Customizable Card Game products. Community members may acquire special forum medals by identifying a reference and posting it here.

How to Play
To win an Easter Egg, the community member must identify the specific reference material and the Traveller Customizable Card Game product on which it was found.

Each reference will only award one Easter Egg, so the first poster to make the identification wins the egg.

References may be found in flavor text, titles, or art on any Traveller Customizable Card Game product or packaging. A single source may contain multiple references. For instance, a card may have one reference in art and another in flavor text. Each is separately eligible.

The Medals
The Easter Egg hunt includes three medals, and any user may earn all (this is an edit to the original rules, just seems more fun this way).

Easter Egg :easteregg: Awarded for revealing a standard reference.

Shadow Easter Egg :shadoweasteregg: Awarded for revealing an oblique or obscure reference.

Ghost Easter Egg: :ghosteasteregg An award for a "reference" not originally intended but identified by a member and thematically appropriate.

We ask any user who has qualified for an award to desist from further revelations. Community members who have been awarded an :easteregg but who are interested in a :shadoweasteregg or :ghosteasteregg may send their findings to me via PM.

Public posts revealing references made by any user who has already been awarded an egg are not eligible, and repeated or egregious offenses may result in disciplinary action.

Re: Easter Egg Hunt!

Posted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:57 am
by Cpt Ric
"I know Kung Fu" - Cognition Wafer :gear card. From The Matrix, 1999.

Re: Easter Egg Hunt!

Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:55 am
by Horizon Jeff
Submitted via PM and awarded :easteregg:
Wargfn wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:43 pm
"Let's just say we'd like to avoid any Imperial entanglements." - Smuggler's Run Contract :contract From 1977 Star Wars Episode IV - A New Hope.

Re: Easter Egg Hunt!

Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:23 pm
by SolomanMedici
"...gentlemen in England now a-bed" - Inspired Oration :heroics card - from William Shakespeare's Henry V.

Re: Easter Egg Hunt!

Posted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:24 am
by Horizon Jeff
Submitted via PM and awarded an :easteregg.
Rodent wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2018 1:14 am
Page 17 of the Rules Booklet refers to Captain Kirk

Re: Easter Egg Hunt!

Posted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:08 am
by Spuds
Kydut Naboh :crew "Mine is an evil laugh"
"Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal" Firefly

Re: Easter Egg Hunt!

Posted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 1:40 pm
by Horizon Jeff
Submitted via PM and awarded an :easteregg:
Dropbear wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2018 1:22 pm
Jim Thorne, "I'm the danger zone" - Top Gun

Re: Easter Egg Hunt!

Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 3:18 pm
by Baron_Gerry_Rail
Does Captains Adama, Harrington, et al in the examples in the rules count as Easter Eggs?

Re: Easter Egg Hunt!

Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:18 pm
by Frewfrux
Card: Professor Leander Standish

Art Easter Egg: The image is very similar to Neil deGrasse Tyson, who (amoung other things) is an astrophysicist. (And the skill on the card is :science- )

Flavour Text Easter Egg: "Do the physics" is a potion of Neil deGrasse Tyson's quote "A bullet fired level from a gun will hit ground at same time as a bullet dropped from the same height. Do the Physics." (Quoted on August 11, 2010 and spawned many t-shirt companies to create "Do the physics" shirts...such as https://www.amazon.com/Neil-deGrasse-Ty ... B0722R4HPN).

Trait Easter Eggs: Two of the traits on the card match the traits Neil deGrasse Tyson has: "Celebrity, and Extravagant"

Re: Easter Egg Hunt!

Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:30 pm
by SolomanMedici
Frewfrux wrote:
Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:18 pm
Card: Professor Leander Standish

Art Easter Egg: The image is very similar to Neil deGrasse Tyson, who (amoung other things) is an astrophysicist. (And the skill on the card is :science- )

Flavour Text Easter Egg: "Do the physics" is a potion of Neil deGrasse Tyson's quote "A bullet fired level from a gun will hit ground at same time as a bullet dropped from the same height. Do the Physics." (Quoted on August 11, 2010 and spawned many t-shirt companies to create "Do the physics" shirts...such as https://www.amazon.com/Neil-deGrasse-Ty ... B0722R4HPN).

Trait Easter Eggs: Two of the traits on the card match the traits Neil deGrasse Tyson has: "Celebrity, and Extravagant"
Good catch Frewfrux! I wouldn’t have gotten the clues, but now I can totally see Neil DeGrasse Tyson in the card. It seems so obvious now...