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Trivia: Psychonauts

  • Acclaimed Flop: This game is considered to be one of the best on the original XBOX. The sales sadly don't reflect this.
  • Crossdressing Voices: Dogen, Nils, Maloof, J.T., Quentin, Vernon, Elton, and Little Olly all had female voice actors (several of whose voice actors also voiced other, female characters).
  • Hey, It's That Voice!: It's Zim / Billy as Razputin!
  • Orphaned Reference: Primal memories are a special reward for collecting all emotional baggage within one world, and show concept art pertaining to said world.
  • Tuckerization: A retroactive example: Tim Schafer's daughter Lili, who was born a few years after Psychonauts was released. Presumably Tim's fond of the name in general, but Lili-in-the-game now serves as a reference to real-life Lili.
  • What Could Have Been: The concept art for Gloria's Theatre shows much more detail than the actual level.
    • Waterloo World originally had a small, functioning strategy game that would be played rather than the comparatively simple missions you're given, but it was taken out because it was boring.
  • Write Who You Know: Boyd Cooper is allegedly based on somebody Tim Schafer knew.
  • Talking to Himself: Andre Sogliuzzo voices both halves of a split personality, Fred/Napoleon Bonaparte, who argues with himself. With such drastically different accents and tone it's uncanny.

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