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  • Acting for Two: The Trapper, Wraith, Hillbilly, Cannibal, Nightmare and Jeff are all voiced by Filip Ivanovic.
  • Big Name Fan: Japanese voice actor Natsuki Hanae is really a big fan of the game, up to streaming many of his gaming sessions on his Twitter account.
  • Content Leak: Dead by Daylight has been on the receiving end of quite the number of leaks when it comes to new content.
    • A majority of the Halloween DLC assets and perks were leaked a week or two before the DLC launched officially by people looking through the files of the current PTB.
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    • Kate Denson's name and sound files were leaked months before she was officially added to the game.
    • Freddy's old codename (The Sandman) and his voice files were leaked a week before the first official teaser.
    • The Pig's power, perk icons and Tapp's model were leaked weeks before the DLC launched.
    • Kate's perks were leaked shortly before the Curtain Call PTB started.
    • When consoles got the update for the Demise of the Faithful chapter, players discovered that you could equip three new teachable perks belonging to Ash Williams in Kill Your Friends.
    • The release of the 2.7.0 Mid Chapter Update accidentally added in Ghostface early as well as cosmetics for The Pig and David Tapp.
  • Descended Creator: In addition to providing the vocal noises for the five above mentioned killers, Filip Ivanovic is also the games art director.
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  • Dueling Works: With Friday the 13th: The Game, which is also about multiple players trying to survive a single killer. Adding to it is that the console ports are being released around the same time as it.
  • Fan Nickname:
    • Ranking/de-ranking is often called "pipping"/"de-pipping".
    • Looping the same window so the killer can never catch you is an "infinite".
      • A more recent variation, which replaces windows for pallets is called "pallet looping".
    • Small spaces where a survivor can loop around while being chased with little risk of getting hit is a "jungle gym". They have been reduced in effectiveness, though.
      • The "pallet looping" version of this is sometimes called "Pallet Town"
    • Leaving one or multiple survivors on the ground and wait for their bleedout timers to deplete, thus killing them, is called "slugging".
    • The full victory for a killer, sacrificing all four survivors, is sometimes called a "4K" or "Quad".
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    • The Unbreakable perk is sometimes referred to as "UnbreakaBill".
    • The killer's basement has received an affectionate nickname: "The Sex Dungeon".
    • The Entity has been affectionately nicknamed "The Glorious Hug Spider" or "Huggy" due to its arachnid-like limbs and that it looks like it's attempting to hug any hooked survivors.
    • Jumpscare Myers or Silent Michael. The nickname for Shapes who take advantage of their reduced terror radius at Tier 1 to get very close to inattentive survivors.
    • The large tree on the Coldwind Farm maps that has various cow and pig torsos dangling from its branches has been nicknamed "Dimitri". As in De Meat Tree.
    • The Wraith is sometimes nicknamed either "Bing-Bong" or "the Bing-Bong Boy", for his bell.
  • Name's the Same: Despite them both being from horror games, David King has nothing to do with the Resident Evil Outbreak plumber.
  • The Other Darrin: Laurie, Quentin, Freddy and Tapp look and sound different due to the developers being unable to acquire their actors or their likenesses.
    • During the early version of the PTB for 2.0.0, Kate Denson was voiced by Marie-Michelle Do. However, her voice actress was later changed to Daphné Poulin Gourdeau before her release.
  • Role Reprisal: On the other hand, Bruce Campbell reprises his role as Ash Williams.
  • Word of God: According to Dave Richard, the Nurse and the Wraith have "something going on."

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