Ze Goggles

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I am not afraid of no ghosts! I refuse to be afraid of no ghosts!
The Soldier

Ze Goggles are a community-created cosmetic item for the Medic. They are a pair of clunky, 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] The Ze Goggles's type was changed from "Hat" to "Glasses".


  • 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 line spoken is “My Eyes! Ze Goggles do nothing!”
  • The design of Ze Goggles is a reference to the Ecto-Goggles 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]


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