History ShoutOut / DungeonsAndDragons

11th Jan '17 3:47:06 PM Sharlee
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** The roper's look and immunity to electricity are from ''Film/TheGreenSlime''.
1st Jan '17 10:21:04 AM allium
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** The whole [[VancianMagic "fire and forget" method of spellcasting]] is taken from the works of Creator/JackVance. Other Vancian lifts include the Githyanki race (InNameOnly), Ioun Stones, the Robe of Eyes, the ''Prismatic Spray'' spell, and the ''Imprisonment'' spell (based on the Spell of Forlorn Encystment).

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** The whole [[VancianMagic "fire and forget" method of spellcasting]] is taken from the works of Creator/JackVance. Other Vancian lifts include the Githyanki githyanki race (InNameOnly), Ioun Stones, ''ioun stones'', the Robe ''robe of Eyes, eyes'', the ''Prismatic Spray'' ''prismatic spray'' spell, and the ''Imprisonment'' ''imprisonment'' spell (based on the Spell of Forlorn Encystment).


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** One of the characters in a sample encounter in the ''Dungeon Master's Guide'' is named [[AwesomeMcCoolName Gutboy Barrelhouse]]; this comes from the Creator/RALafferty story "Nine Hundred Grandmothers".
30th Dec '16 3:51:50 AM DarkSoldier
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** The set bonus for wielding a ''hammer of thunderbolts'' while wearing ''gauntlets of ogre power'' and a ''girdle of giant strength'' is a reference to the panoply of Thor.
21st Dec '16 11:42:21 AM Xtifr
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** I12 ''Egg of the Phoenix'': Mikael Gorchaboff (Mikhail Gorbachev), Fflanidor Fflem (Fflewddur Fflam in the ''Literature/ChroniclesOfPrydain'') and Mersyn Olan (actor Merlin Olsen)

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** I12 ''Egg of the Phoenix'': Mikael Gorchaboff (Mikhail Gorbachev), Fflanidor Fflem (Fflewddur Fflam in the ''Literature/ChroniclesOfPrydain'') ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfPrydain'') and Mersyn Olan (actor Merlin Olsen)
3rd Dec '16 12:59:36 PM Sharlee
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** In the ''TabletopGame/{{Ravenloft}}'' adventure "Neither Man Nor Beast", the ship ''Sunset Empires'' and her crew are a loose homage to the original ''Series/StarTrek''.
3rd Dec '16 12:51:16 PM Sharlee
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3rd Dec '16 12:49:33 PM Sharlee
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*** That same series of ''Dragon'' articles was '''packed'' with Shout Outs, featuring everything from a quartet of [[Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles chelonian martial artists]] to a flying-ship duel straight out of ''Film/StarTrekTheWrathOfKhan''.
3rd Dec '16 12:44:39 PM Sharlee
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** The homunculus, both in abilities and method of construction, comes from ''Film/TheGoldenVoyageOfSinbad''.

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** The homunculus, both in abilities appearance and method of construction, comes from ''Film/TheGoldenVoyageOfSinbad''.
3rd Dec '16 12:41:21 PM Sharlee
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** The homunculus, both in abilities and method of construction, comes from ''Film/TheGoldenVoyageOfSinbad''.
11th Oct '16 7:44:05 AM erforce
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*** It [[InvokedTrope advises that the DM's job is to be entertaining, not original]]. The very next page shows [[Film/LordOfTheRings a blonde elf]] [[ActorAllusion stabbing]] [[Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbean a heart in a chest]].

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*** It [[InvokedTrope advises that the DM's job is to be entertaining, not original]]. The very next page shows [[Film/LordOfTheRings a blonde elf]] [[ActorAllusion stabbing]] [[Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbean [[Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanAtWorldsEnd a heart in a chest]].
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