Duke Nukem 3D Easter Eggs

pic More Simpsons in Duke Nukem 3D ATOMIC - 10.0/10 with 1 votes
In the second last level of Duke Nukem 3D ATOMIC, in the third room, if you press the action button at one of the walls it will open, and you will see Homer's desk at Sector 7G and many donuts on the desk.
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pic The Nukem Redemption - 8.8/10 with 14 votes
In episode 1.lvl 3, the prison level, there is a prison cell with a poster of a woman in it. Behind the poster is a tunnel that leads outside the prison. This is from the movie The Shawshank Redemption, where a man in prison digs an escape tunnel. To... more

Episode 3 Secret Levels - 8.0/10 with 2 votes
These are the ways to get to the secret levels on episode 3.

Secret level 1 Tier Drops
1. Start E3L5
2. Go to the blue key area
3. There should be 2 doors one requires a yellow key, and the other doesnt. Go in the one that doesnt.
4. Go and and... more

High Resolution Stripper - 7.9/10 with 9 votes
If you are good at build, take the main stripper(the one that can flash you) and put her on the last level of transparency. When you play the level, make the stripper flash you and if you have good eyes, the tassels are transparent and you can see the... more

pic Guilty? - 7.8/10 with 5 votes
Throughout the game some billboards can be seen that say "Guilty?" on them. This is a reference to the OJ Simpson trial. The game was released around the time his trial was taking place.

Lara Croft in Duke Nukem - 7.5/10 with 2 votes 2 Comments - read or post

Star Trek Bridge - 7.2/10 with 92 votes
Right then. This is for all you Trekkies out there.

1)Goto th map E2M3 (warp factor). Notice the slight hint about it in the name.

2)Go past the yellow key card door and up the escalator.

3)Go past the second door and turn right. You will see... more
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pic Duke Was Here (and More Easter Eggs!) - 7.2/10 with 30 votes
Everyone knows there are messages hidden from the Levelord throughout Duke 3d. The hardest one to find is..."Duke Was Here 2014". Well, here it is.

In Hotel Hell, go into the swimming pool. Swim over to the crack, and blow up the wall. Go into... more
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pic Terminated Terminator - 7.2/10 with 92 votes
In Episode 3, level 11, entitled Freeway, get out of the sewers, head to the right. When the hole opens in the side of the hotel go through and battle the beast (the boss from Episode 1) once finished, go to the building on the left (from when you entered)... more
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pic Quake - 7.2/10 with 37 votes
1. Start Level E3L4
2. You are facing a building with sign "Quake Site"
3. (This is a replica of the Texas HQ of id Software)
4. Jump on ledge at front of building
5. This sets off a "Quake" and a witty one-liner
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pic Indiana Jones - 7.1/10 with 50 votes
1. In E3L8, jump into the waterfall at the inside pool on 2nd floor
2. Aside from the secret level, there is a bloody handprint here
3. Push it and go into the cave
4. You get to see Indy and hear a good one-liner.
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1138 - 7.0/10 with 1 votes
1. Play or warp to Episode 2, Map 2.
2. You will step out of your shuttle, and go through a room with red lights. The room after is dark, and you are ambushed by some aliens in a secret compartment.
3. Just ahead of the computer on your left is what... more

pic 2001: A Space Odyssey - 6.9/10 with 27 votes
1. Start level E2L8
2. Behind the forcefield you'll see a scarred rock wall
3. Destroy it to reveal a corridor
4. As you follow it, you'll hear a familar chorus
5. Eventually, you will find a familiar black, rectangular shape
6. No chimps though
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pic Meet Luke Skywalker - 6.8/10 with 83 votes
1. Run the game.
2. Enter the second episode.
3. In one of the higher levels there is a canyon connected with a pipeline where you can crawl through.
4. Blast a hole into the pipeline (at the point where it is cracked).
5. Hit your jetpack and... more
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Cheat Codes (NOT AN EGG) - 6.6/10 with 107 votes
1. DNKROZ = God Mode Toggle
2. DNSTUFF = All Weapons and Ammo
3. DNITEMS = All Items and Keycards
4. DNVIEW = Chase view of Duke
5. DNRATE = Tiny display in upper left of frame rate
6. DNBETA = "Pirates Suck!" message
7. DNHYPER = Puts you... more
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pic Helicopter Registration Number - 6.5/10 with 30 votes
I JUST saw this one. Look closely at the helicopter in the same level as the "Quake." The registration number is "M3KUN." Read it backwards.
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pic Simpsons Reference - 6.4/10 with 74 votes
1. Goto the Post Office Level.
2. Goto the bathroom.
3. Look Closely at the wall and you can make out some writing, look in the mirror.
4. It says "Pick Up Bart"
5. In the Simpson's episode, Homer forgets to pick up Bart, meanwhile Milhouse wrote... more
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Beavis and Butthead Homage - 6.2/10 with 4 votes
In one level (I forget the name), Duke explores a fast food resteraunt. (It's a sick joke that there's a secret entrance between the resteraunt's butcher room and the dog pound, but that's not an egg.)
If you click on the order intercom in the... more
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pic A Bunch of Hidden Phrases/Hints - 6.2/10 with 28 votes
Listed below are a couple of hidden phrases or hints telling you where to go in a level to find something.
Use this code to jump to levels
DNSCOTTYxxx (xxx = ELL (some levels might be two digits long))
example for the first one
DNSCOTTY104
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Here... more
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pic Bathroom Surprises - 6.2/10 with 55 votes
1. Run Duke3D, start a new game, episode one level one.
2. Make way to the bathroom area of the level.
3. Get rid of the monsters but try to keep the stalls and toilet seats intact (i.e., skip the RPG secret so you dont get tempted to nuke the place... more
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pic Room with Developers - 6.1/10 with 30 votes
1. Start Duke 3D from command line, and load Episode 1, Level 7.
2. You should now be in a secret level, with the developers' photos pasted into astronaut suits.
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pic Secret Message in E3l1 - 5.8/10 with 4 votes
At the very end of the level, there is a crack that shows a glimpse of level 2. Turn no-clip mode on and walk through it. If you walk towards the left and go to the corner, there is a message on the wall saying "No one should be here. Levelord."

Legendary Apple Spot - 5.7/10 with 30 votes
1. Go into the first level in the first episode
2. Go to the cinema
3. Get in front of the projector
4. Type in: DN1978
5. Turn around and enjoy
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pic Caddyshack Secret - 5.7/10 with 48 votes
1. Go to the Hotel Hell level (E3ep8).
2. Go to the pool.
3. Go in it and the bottom has a secret!
4. If you can't tell It's a Baby Ruth candy bar wrapper!
5. In the movie somebody drops it in the pool and they mistakeit for a turd!
6. Bill Murruy... more
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pic Old TV Reference - 5.5/10 with 15 votes
1. Start game
2. Got to Episode 3 Level 11
3. Come out of the sewers and head to the right. You will see a police car with the number 54 on the roof. This is a reference to the old TV show "Car 54, Where are you?" which came out in either the 60s or... more
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pic Doom Trooper - 5.5/10 with 51 votes
1. Go to level E1 L3
2. Go to the room with the church
3. Stand right in front of the cross on the floor (not the raised level)
4. There should be a little thing that comes up a little bit, stand directly in front of it
5. Press your button to open... more
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Born to Be Wild! - 5.4/10 with 5 votes
E3L1(Raw Meat)

1- Open the door which requires the blue keycard.

2- When you open it, go left and you'll come to a karoake room with a microphone on a stage.

3- Approach the microphone and press the action button and Duke will sing out "Born... more

pic "AHB" Hidden in Level - 5.2/10 with 18 votes
This is pretty cool. Found it just now, actually.

1. Enter the Hollywood Holocaust level.
2. Hit TAB to go into map view.
3. Hit F to turn follow mode off.
4. Zoom out using minus "-". In the vastness of the black, you shall see a room of sorts... more
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pic Mission: Impossible! - 5.0/10 with 1 votes
Because I couldn't find it here at all, which kinda amused me as it's really easily noticeable to anyone who actually saw the movie, I decided to write it down here myself.

1.) Start the episode "THE BIRTH" (atomic edition/Plutonium Pak only)
2.)... more

Atomic User.Con Joke - 4.6/10 with 14 votes
1. Open up the Atomic version of the user.con file in a word processor.
2. Go down to the level names, times, etc.
3. one of the last three entries for the first episode has the goal time and 3D Realms time listed as 0T:HX and 11:38

It was done for... more
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pic OJ Simpson Car Chase on TV - 4.5/10 with 150 votes
1. Go to E1M2
2. Go to the bar on that level
3. Watch the tv
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pic Old Song from the '80s - 4.5/10 with 33 votes
1. Go to the pool hall in E1L1
2. go to the bathroom and shoot out all of the toilets
3. stand at the one near the bathroom exit
4. You will see the phone #867-5309.
5. for all you young players out there..it is from an old song.
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1984 Commercial - 4.3/10 with 51 votes
1. On E1 L1, go into the movie theater.
2. Open a pair of doors in the lobby and go up the stairs.
3. You're in the projector room.
4. Next to the window is a button you can push. Hit space to push it.
5. The curtains open and you see a woman.... more
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