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''"You control a little yellow dog-thing stuffed inside a tire in this sidescroller. Get to the end and a trophy could be yours."'' —[[Videlectrix]]
''"You control a little yellow dog-thing stuffed inside a tire in this sidescroller. Get to the end and a trophy could be yours."'' —[[Videlectrix]]
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'''Awexome Cross''' is a game of speed and skill. Playing as {{Film|The Cheat}}, you must ride the [[Tire]] through an obstacle course in [[Strong Badia]].  It is based on the event [[Awexome Cross '98]] that appeared in [[monster truck]]. The objectives of the game are to:
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'''Awexome Cross''' is a game of speed and skill. Playing as {{Film|The Cheat}}, you must ride the [[Tire]] through an obstacle course in [[Strong Badia]].  It is based on the event [[Awexome Cross '98]] that appeared in [[monster truck]].
*Collect much buxx.
*Collect much buxx.
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*Collect power...downs if you're going too fast.
*Collect power...downs if you're going too fast.
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The obstacles are [[General Tso's Chicken]], [[cinder block]]s, syrup bottles, and [[Cardboard Boxes|boxes]]. If you hit an obstacle, you lose a life. At the end of each level, you launch off the [[Stop Sign]], and then add up your points with {{Film|Strong Mad}}. You also get a [[trophy]] and an extra life at the end of each level. There are a total of seven levels.
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The obstacles are [[General Tso's Chicken]], [[Cinder Block|cinder blocks]], syrup bottles, and [[Cardboard Boxes|boxes]]. If you hit an obstacle, you lose a life. At the end of each level, you launch off the [[Stop Sign]], and then add up your points with {{Film|Strong Mad}}. You also get a [[trophy]] and an extra life at the end of each level. There are a total of seven levels.
'''Date:''' Tuesday, February 4, 2003
'''Date:''' Tuesday, February 4, 2003
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===Trivia===
===Trivia===
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*Not counting [[Duck Pond]], which was retconned as a Videlectrix game when the [[Atari 2600]] version became a demo, this is the first game to be developed by Videlectrix.
 
*This game was originally an Easter egg in [[monster truck]], but it is now featured on the [[Games]] menu.
*This game was originally an Easter egg in [[monster truck]], but it is now featured on the [[Games]] menu.
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*The original version had only one level.
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* The original version had only one level.
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*The original version's winning screen was similar to the new one's. Instead of a pizza trophy, The Cheat held up a [[golbol]].
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===Remarks===
===Remarks===
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*The title reads "Awexome Cross 98", but to the right in smaller print it reads "[[1987]]".
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*The title reads "Awexome Cross 98," but to the right in smaller print it reads "[[1987]]."
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*A version of this game was created for the Game Boy Advance, [http://filetrip.net/gba-downloads/homebrew/download-awexome-cross-98-f3823.html available here].
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*A version of this game was created for the Game Boy Advance, [http://www.gameboy-advance-roms.com.gbaroms.us/8/Awexome%20Cross%2098%20%28PD%29.zip available here].
*The accuracy counter at the end of level screen only takes buxx and deaths into account, and never goes higher than 84%.
*The accuracy counter at the end of level screen only takes buxx and deaths into account, and never goes higher than 84%.
*It is easier to win the game if a lot of powerups are collected, as the jumps don't have to be as well timed.
*It is easier to win the game if a lot of powerups are collected, as the jumps don't have to be as well timed.
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*Strong Bad refers to the pizza trophy as a possible reward for The Cheat's cartoon in [[crazy cartoon]]. <!-- The original version did not include the pizza trophy. -->
*Strong Bad refers to the pizza trophy as a possible reward for The Cheat's cartoon in [[crazy cartoon]]. <!-- The original version did not include the pizza trophy. -->
*This game has another instance of the word "[[seriously]]".
*This game has another instance of the word "[[seriously]]".
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*The bucket of fried chicken is labeled "KOTFC", likely short for [[The King of Town|King of Town]] Fried [[Chicken]], as well as a reference to [[KFC]].
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*The bucket of fried chicken is labeled "KOTFC", likely short for [[The King of Town|King of Town]] Fried Chicken.
===Real-World References===
===Real-World References===
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*The title screen resembles the game "Indianapolis 500".  
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*The title screen resembles the game "Indianapolis 500." <!-- Commodore 64? Arcade? Console? -->
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*The sound effects for jumping, crashing and collecting buxx are taken from ''[[Wikipedia:Super Mario Bros.|Super Mario Bros.]]''
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*The sound effects for jumping, crashing and collecting buxx are taken from the game "[[Wikipedia:Super Mario Bros.|Super Mario Bros.]]" for the NES.
**The jump sound is the solid block hit sound.
**The jump sound is the solid block hit sound.
**The crash sound is the block-break sound.
**The crash sound is the block-break sound.
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*The sound for collecting buxx is likely from [[Wikipedia:Mario Bros.|Mario Bros.]] (NES Version).
*The sound effect for Strong Mad slapping the Tire between levels comes from the arcade game "Qix".
*The sound effect for Strong Mad slapping the Tire between levels comes from the arcade game "Qix".
*The "Yeah, you won" screen shows a scene similar to the [[Wikipedia:Super Off Road|Super Off Road]] series of video games.
*The "Yeah, you won" screen shows a scene similar to the [[Wikipedia:Super Off Road|Super Off Road]] series of video games.
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*The tire charging may be a reference to [[Sega]]'s [[Wikipedia:Sonic the Hedgehog|Sonic the Hedgehog]], who does the same thing.
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*The tire charging may be a reference to [[Wikipedia:Sonic the Hedgehog|Sonic the Hedgehog]], who does the same thing.
===Fast Forward===
===Fast Forward===
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*In [[8-Bit is Enough]], [[Strong Bad]] mentions that the Videlectrix phone number is the same number as the cheat code to get a zillion men in Awexome Cross (though the lives are technically called [[mans]] in this game).
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*[[Strong Bad]] mentions the [[Videlectrix]] phone number as the cheat code to get a zillion men in Awexome Cross in [[8-Bit is Enough]].
== External Links ==
== External Links ==
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*play the [[Mirror:20030204 awexome.swf|old version of the game (mirror Flash file)]]
*play the [[Mirror:20030204 awexome.swf|old version of the game (mirror Flash file)]]
*listen to the [[Videlectrix:songs/awexome music.mp3|Game Music]]
*listen to the [[Videlectrix:songs/awexome music.mp3|Game Music]]
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{{VidelectrixGames}}
{{VidelectrixGames}}
[[Category:Videlectrix Games]][[Category:Videlectrix Mascot Filmography]]
[[Category:Videlectrix Games]][[Category:Videlectrix Mascot Filmography]]

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