Though the game is based on the classic Chinese novel Water Margin, there is a prominent homage to the works of the British writer J.R.R. Tolkien. The ancient people known in the Suikoden universe as the "Sindar" get their name from Elvish people that are featured in The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion. Add
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An easter egg can be found in General McDohl's home in Gregminster. Ted, the best friend of the hero from Suikoden I, has his portrait in the hero's old room. Add