Ze Goggles

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Schnell! Go get zem!
The Medic on ghosts in need of busting

Ze Goggles are a community-created headwear item for the Medic. They are a pair of chunky, military-spec night-vision goggles.

Update history

May 20, 2010 Patch (Second Community Contribution Update)

  • Ze Goggles were added to the game.

September 30, 2010 Patch (Mann-Conomy Update)

December 15, 2011 Patch (Australian Christmas 2011)

  • [Undocumented] This item's type was changed from "Hat" to "Glasses".

Trivia

  • The name and description of Ze Goggles are a reference to a [ line] spoken by Rainier Wolfcastle in the "Radioactive Man" episode of The Simpsons. This line has since developed something of a cult following in online communities.
  • The design of Ze Goggles is a reference to the Ecto-Goggles (now Paragoggles, as of Ghostbusters: The Video Game), which make constant appearances throughout the Ghostbusters series. The creator of Ze Goggles submitted their creation to the former contribution page (now replaced by the Steam Workshop) under the name "Ect-oh Goggles".[1]

References

  1. [ Forum post] by spetch on thread "[ Team Fortress 2 art - Hats, Items, etc.]", [ polycount.com forum], January 25, 2010. Accessed November 26, 2011.