#1 Edited by Damolition (120 posts) -

In a regular update for Team Fortress 2, several new items have been added into the games inventory. These items have strings that hint towards PN2:

"(ID: 1028) Samson Skewer — fetching image at "http://media.steampowered.com/apps/440/icons/pn2_knife_lunchbox.5baebc4f6036aa4b61021de7d0bd5e4 b1a4fac92.png"

(ID: 1029) Bloodhound — fetching image at "http://media.steampowered.com/apps/440/icons/pn2_samhat_spy.613e0f42619a09a729443fcc4e25e9f24d2 cd55c.png"

(ID: 1030) Dapper Disguise — fetching image at "http://media.steampowered.com/apps/440/icons/pn2_mask.46a37af074b6b7e26b3e455a0a965861155e543d. png"

(ID: 1031) Necronomicrown — fetching image at "http://media.steampowered.com/apps/440/icons/pn2_evilash.68183416be257c2dd010e62b49d1d3a04945fe 44.png"

(ID: 1032) Long Fall Loafers — fetching image at "http://media.steampowered.com/apps/440/icons/pn2_longfall.6c1f1d28dd0e666c002b2881090ac6f9bbd8c 685.png""

So, these items should be healthy hints towards the cast of the next game.

#2 Posted by StarFoxA (5166 posts) -

I don't understand why "pn2" is a healthy hint. Seems like a jumped conclusion.

#3 Posted by Oscar__Explosion (2435 posts) -

What do these items have anything to do with a Poker Night 2?

#4 Posted by MariachiMacabre (7100 posts) -

Samson Skewer is a good Venture Bros reference. Also this might actually be a new Poker Night. That Dapper Disguise looks an awful lot like Handsome Jacks Mask. Maybe he's in it? Still wouldn't say it's definitive proof.

#5 Edited by Damolition (120 posts) -

Three little factors to consider:

1. All these items are listed as being promotional rewards for the one game "PN2".

2. PAX (the event in which the first Poker Night was revealed) is little over a week away.

3. TF2 distributed promotional items for the original Poker Night and has a healthy relationship with Telltale.

#6 Edited by Morbid_Coffee (955 posts) -

So Brock Samson, Sam from Sam and Max, Handsome Jack, a PA reference (probably the return of Tycho?) or a Precipice reference I'm not getting, and Chell from Portal?

Really don't know how I'd feel about Chell spouting one-liners. Or talking at all.

#7 Posted by Discoman (171 posts) -

So Brock Samson, Sam from Sam and Max, Handsome Jack, a PA reference (probably the return of Tycho?) or a Precipice reference I'm not getting, and Chell from Portal?

Really don't know how I'd feel about Chell spouting one-liners. Or talking at all.

Maybe Chell will have Potato Glados with her.

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#8 Edited by Morbid_Coffee (955 posts) -

@discoman: Now you see, I saw the foot springs and immediately thought Chell, but never considered that fifth slot being either Glados or Wheatley.

#9 Edited by Destige43 (1 posts) -

Samson Skewer: Brock Samson (Venture Bros) Item

Bloodhound: Sam (Sam & Max) Item

Dapper Disguise: Handsome Jack (Borderlands 2) Item

Long Fall Loafers: Wheatley (Portal 2) Item

Necronomicrown puzzles me, but maybe because I haven't played "PA."

#10 Posted by MariachiMacabre (7100 posts) -

Samson Skewer: Brock Samson (Venture Bros) Item

Bloodhound: Sam (Sam & Max) Item

Dapper Disguise: Handsome Jack (Borderlands 2) Item

Long Fall Loafers: Wheatley (Portal 2) Item

Necronomicrown puzzles me, but maybe because I haven't played "PA."

PA is Penny Arcade. I'm not sure what the Necronomicrown is in Penny Arcade so I'm gonna say I hope it's actually from Evil Dead and Ash is in this game and voiced by Bruce Campbell.

#11 Posted by KelpPlankton (52 posts) -

Necronomicrown is from Evil Dead, it's design is straight out of one of the movies(Evil Ash wears it), and the item's description explicitly references those movies. Ash is totally in it.

#12 Posted by ShaggE (6728 posts) -

I cannot believe how excited I am over a sequel to a poker game, of all things. Looks like we'll get to pick our opponents this time, which should make for a metric crapton of dialog.

#13 Posted by WinterSnowblind (7617 posts) -

The lack of a Homestar Runner character would be disappointing, but not surprising, I guess.

#14 Posted by Dagbiker (6978 posts) -

I still play the original.

#15 Posted by JohnDudebro (924 posts) -

I still want to have Lee in this so he can depress everyone with all his stories.

#16 Edited by Damolition (120 posts) -

Just incase you guys hadn't heard, Telltale are running a little teaser for something.

http://www.thekeyparty.com/

Take note of the DeSoto and knife keychains.

#17 Posted by TooWalrus (13258 posts) -

I hope Chell just glares at everyone.

#18 Posted by CollegeGuyMike (394 posts) -

@kelpplankton said:

Necronomicrown is from Evil Dead, it's design is straight out of one of the movies(Evil Ash wears it), and the item's description explicitly references those movies. Ash is totally in it.

If so, I hope they get Bruce Campbell to do some VO for it because that guy is down for anything.

#19 Posted by lightsoda (542 posts) -

Finally, a worthy sequel!

#20 Edited by RecSpec (3950 posts) -

Poker night 2 confirmed through the Xbox Marketplace site of all places. Sold. Fucking sold.

#21 Posted by Forcen (1856 posts) -

@recspec:GlaDOS is the dealer? Fuck yes!

#22 Edited by Haruko (322 posts) -

The title is officially under NDA until the 1st so well get a full info dump then. But hell yes Brock Sampson