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big D
02-03-2002, 10:28 AM
I just saw ghostbusters at school and i noticed the gun with the backpack...i was wondering did half life get the name egon from ghostbusters because it shoots and looks just like it.

Sabrina
02-03-2002, 10:42 AM
um...i dont think so ...lol :p (well ok ...maybe)

i aint sure if gostbusta came first or halflife did!... :confused:

60 Megabyte File
02-03-2002, 10:44 AM
The actual name of the HL gun is the Gluon Gun. Fans of Ghostbusters then nicknamed it the egon.

Sniper
02-03-2002, 12:11 PM
Yes, Valve did take bits from the Ghostbusters Movies for the weapon_egon.

Space Cowboy
02-03-2002, 01:23 PM
Sabrina, Ghostbusters came out first in 1984, so yeah it came out before Halflife...(note I had to look for the date, It's not like I have a good memory at all)

Commando
02-03-2002, 02:38 PM
To off topic!

Basic Beecicchi
02-03-2002, 10:14 PM
Hahahaa, if you also notice, Egon Spengler is also the name of one of the 'Busters. [Ray, Peter, and Winston were the rest of the guys.]

Anyone know the professional name of the backpack that they used? [Unless they DID call it the gluon....]

Lord Booga
02-03-2002, 11:14 PM
no... gluons are small particles exchanged by quarks inside a electron/neutron/proton....

Phobos
02-03-2002, 11:17 PM
ecto...something

heh this is giving me a craving for some of that old "Ecto Cooler" Hi-C

KillJoy
04-03-2002, 06:58 AM
Phobos ecto...something
Ecto-Plasmic?
(you unorginased cragnastic, gob of teleplasmic sh!t!
Where did that come from*ponderment*)

Lt.Kjilgore
04-03-2002, 07:02 AM
The correct quote was

"You are nothing but unorganised grabasstic pieces of amphibian sh!t!"

And it came from film "Full Metal Jacket" by Stanley Kubrick.

KillJoy
04-03-2002, 07:26 AM
Yes yes, KilGore, the quote I was refering to was a spoof on the FMJ movie.

I......I am losing my mind, dave.
I........I can feel it dave.....

2001 A Space Farce....


Daizy.......