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    A gun originating in Goldeneye 007, based on the real-world Skorpion submachine gun. It is named after Ken Lobb, who has worked in development at Nintendo and Microsoft.

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    Picture of the Klobb from Goldeneye 007
    Picture of the Klobb from Goldeneye 007

    The Klobb is a submachine gun based on the real-world Skorpion vz. 61. It first appeared in the first-person shooter GoldenEye 007.

    The Klobb was also available as an unlockable weapon in Perfect Dark; the spiritual successor to GoldenEye 007. A gun called the KLOBB also made an appearance in the action-RPG Too Human, which Ken Lobb, the weapon's namesake, also worked on.

    History

    During the development of GoldenEye, the Klobb was named the Skorpion, after its real-world counterpart, but was later changed to "Spyder". Due to legal reasons, the name had to be changed once more. The final name was chosen to honor Ken Lobb (K. Lobb) for his help during development. The GoldenEye 007 game manual was printed before the final name change, and still lists the weapon as the Spyder. In the 2010 Nintendo Wii remake of GoldenEye, the Klobb is renamed "Klebb", because Ken Lobb is in no way related to the new project. The official story is that the weapon is now named after Rosa Klebb, a character from From Russia With Love, which has no story-based relation at all to GoldenEye.

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