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Dink smallwood references in other games?

February 7th, 02:08 AM
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I was reading the dink smallwood wiki page the other day and saw this mentioned

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dink_Smallwood

Trivia
In Baldur's Gate: Tales of the Sword Coast, a reference to Dink Smallwood can be found: "(Facetiously) I am Dinkamus Littlelog and I come in search of the holy groundhog.".
In Borderlands' first DLC, The Zombie Island of Dr. Ned, an adventurer named Dirk Smallwood is part of a missing "Misery Bus" crew parodying Scooby-Doo.

Are these really references to dink smallwood ? were the devs fans of dink ? are there any other games which references dink ?

i do own borderlands on steam but not that dlc or else would have checked that reference.
February 7th, 02:30 AM
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Skurn
Peasant Female United States xbox steam duck
i like pie 
those are totes references
February 7th, 04:59 AM
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Bluedy
Peasant Male Romania steam
Yet there I was, alone. Naked. 
Yes, these are references. If I'm not mistaken, Dink Smallwood was quite popular in the 90's and early 2000's as there weren't many good free RPGs. Considering the devs were gamers in these times, they may have played Dink Smallwood. But so far, these are the only references I know of, and possibly the only ones to exist.
February 7th, 08:55 PM
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Striker
Noble United States steam
Daniel, there is a clown. 
Huh, I've played both those games and I don't remember the Baldur's Gate one (but that was stupidly long time ago)... However, I do actually remember coming across Dirk Smallwood in Borderlands.

I also agree those are intentional references.
February 11th, 09:29 PM
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Two is not enough! Need more!! I wish there was a bowl of Dink Smallwood References cereal!!
February 11th, 10:55 PM
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Striker
Noble United States steam
Daniel, there is a clown. 
"Dink Smallwood References Cereal! It's a bonca in every bightbite!"
February 14th, 07:33 PM
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zeddexx
Peasant Male New Zealand
I'm pretty sure I'm worth atleast SIX goats... 
Aheh heh heh