Tribunal talk:Easter Eggs

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Is the 'Daedric Museum' really an Easter Egg? I mean, Daedra are already in the game. Sure, it's an interesting location, but it's quite a stretch to call it an Easter Egg. --Ratwar 11:43, 15 November 2006 (EST)

Agreed. And making a big deal about it missing Mephala's statue is hardly an issue - the other six have statue models already in the game. Mephala is the only one mentionned in Morrowind who has no statue, just an altar. Personally, I wouldn't even call it an interesting location. There's nothing there of any use or value whatsoever. (Other than the alchemy ingredients you can get from killing the three atronachs in the room.) My guess is that at best, it may be an intended side-quest that was never implemented in the game. Besides that? Some developper probably just decided that it was a shame they hadn't used the Daedric statues anywhere in Tribunal, so they added them at the last minute with no real purpose. --TheRealLurlock Talk 13:57, 15 November 2006 (EST)

The interaction with the trained rats show a lot of similarities with Boo from Megatokyo. Is it really intentional? -- 16:57, 15 April 2007 (EDT)

Funny ashes - There is a ash pile in front of entrance door to this chamber (I’m not sure if it had a weapon but I think it had one). I think all this is part of the Easter egg. It looks like an triangle story. - Funestis

There's also a statue of Boethiah there, which is interesting since he says there's no known statue or shrine anymore until you rebuild it. - 06:35, 23 August 2009 (UTC)
The Daedra aren't that smart are they? Malacanth is unaware of other relations to the Oreyn bloodline (as noted in his quest page.)

Ashes joke?[edit]

I don't completely get the ashes thing. Maybe if the tube was between the two ashes, I'd get it, but I don't. I'm in the room now, if someone wants to explain it to me. 20:22, 27 April 2009 (EDT)

To be honest, I've never found it that funny. Now deleted. –RpehTCE 00:46, 28 April 2009 (EDT)

Umm... Two piles of Ashes under a Single size bed. Dwemer had to procreate too. I say that it should go back up. Dwemer being cremated during intercourse is DEFINITELY a qualifying easter egg, IMHO.

And they couldn't just have been sleeping? rpeh •TCE 07:16, 18 August 2010 (UTC)
I took the tube as hinting towards a artificial phallus... IMO. And considering the lack of any similar placements of ashes, I think its at least notable. 04:57, 13 April 2012 (UTC)
Also, you not finding it funny isn't grounds for removable, develop intent is. If its believable a developer meant it as a joke, it should be included. I'll re-add it. 05:02, 13 April 2012 (UTC)
I really don't see how this is supposed to be a reference, they just stuck a bunch of ash piles and dwemmer objects around, and if it was on purpose, it would be like Rpeh said: they were just sleeping. (Eddie The Head 06:15, 13 April 2012 (UTC))
I am going to disagree with it as well. Ashes are sometimes in ruins, yes? Not very notable. Placing them under a bed shouldn't be very interesting, either. Vely►Talk►Email 15:35, 13 April 2012 (UTC)

Actually, no, ashes of Dwemer are ONLY found in this ruin and the placement of two sets with a tube and dwemer oil on the table as well as a cracked door with ashes outside... It all makes sense. Other editors have come to the same observation (taken from Bamz-Amschend talk page)

"Look, the ash piles are where the dwemer supposedly were when kagernac attempted to use the tools, right? Well, on the hall of wails, there are two ash piles and one dwemer tube under a bed... I think de developers made this on purpose, as a joke. You think it should be noted as a curiosity on the page? Max Welrod 15:11, 3 February 2009 (EST)

Oh, and I just noticed, there is an ashpile on one of the doors, meaning someone was about to open the door. I really think it was a joke... I remember seing a similar note on a morrowind (not tribunal) page... Max Welrod 15:18, 3 February 2009 (EST)

There's also a bottle of oil on the small table next to that bed. In the construction set, it's called "p_dwemer_lubricant00". -- 05:14, 10 September 2009 (UTC)" -Adoring Fan 06:55, 17 April 2012 (UTC)

Lubricant is used on machines as well... Doing a quick Google search shows that a few others have notice it and thought it was an Egg, but there's still a lot who think it isn't. I'm still pretty dubious. Vely►Talk►Email 20:25, 17 April 2012 (UTC)

The Eye of Argonia[edit]

Isn't it a reference to The Eye of Argon? The game Eye of Argonia is probably named after that novella. 15:44, 4 June 2009 (EDT)

Very probably; while possibly chosen by the Bethesda developers as a throw-away line the first time (though you'd have to ask them to confirm it - and can anyone provide a reference to the original "announcement"?), it somewhat makes sense as a reference - you're looking for journalists printing "nonsense", and up pops a reference to a story that (to quote TVTropes) "is well known for its abundant cliches, shoddy spelling, flat characters, wooden dialogue and overly colourful writing". It keeps being re-added to the article, and unless there's a policy or guidelines on "What is an Easter Egg and what can be said about them", I don't see how it's much different to many of the references on the Morrowind Easter Eggs page. Alphax 07:38, 6 June 2010 (UTC)
I don't think the Eye of Argonia is an easter egg at all. While it may have originally been the name of a game, it later pops up in the book The Ruins of Kemel-Ze (right at the end). It seems the eye of argonia is some kind of mystical object that people have long sought. Presumably the game of the same name would involve the player searching for the eye. I don't think it can really be called an easter egg when it pops up in three places (one very serious indeed- the name of a game) all pointing to it being the same thing. I suggest the mention of it in this article is removed. The Greatness 15:15, 21 November 2010 (UTC)
It's definitely an easter egg - read the reference - it's just an easter egg in more than one place. The point is that the game caused a lot of fuss but was never released - hence the fact that people are always searching for the Eye but never finding it. rpeh •TCE 17:26, 21 November 2010 (UTC)

The Naked Nord Barbarian[edit]

This easter egg is not from Tribunal, he can be found in the Original Game without Tribunal. — Unsigned comment by (talk) at 03:00 on 23 July 2009 (UTC)

No, it is referring to Forstaag_The_Sweltering, who is introduced in Tribunal. --Elliot(T-C) 03:00, 23 July 2009 (UTC)

Mace of Slurring Easter Egg[edit]

The description mentions that the maker is Kyanka, someone who enjoyed turning their opponents into a gibbering mess. Might be another reference to Something Awful and its founder. - 06:35, 23 August 2009 (UTC)

This has been up here quite a while, but it is accurate. It references the same individual as this entry. Echo (talk) 16:43, 25 June 2018 (UTC)

Donus Serethi and the Fourth Wall[edit]

Not sure if this qualifies as an Easter Egg--more just breaking the fourth wall--Donus Serethi in Llethan Manor's spoken dialogues is "I'm just standing here, watching you. It's my job." (or something close to that, don't have the game open right now). I interpret this as breaking the fourth wall of how characters have nothing to do besides walk around or stand around and watch the PC do stuff. -JB 2015.10.05 — Unsigned comment by (talk) at 18:32 on 5 October 2015