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== Screenshot ==
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== Summary of the Game ==
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As [[The Cheat]] you must ride the tire through an obstacle course in Strong Badia.
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[[Image:awesome 98.PNG|thumb|220px|Awexome title screen]]
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[[Image:AwexomeCross ingame.PNG|thumb|Thrills! Chills! Syrup!]]
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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]]
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*Collect the buxx.
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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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*Collect much buxx.
*Collect turbos to speed up the tire.
*Collect turbos to speed up the tire.
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*Collect power...downs? (little back arrows) if you're going too fast.
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*Collect power...downs if you're going too fast.
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You get a nice shiny little trophy for each level you complete. The obstacles are chinese food cartons, [[Cinderblock]]s, [[Cold One]]s, and boxes. If you hit them, you lose a life. At the end of each level, there's the sign propped up against the cinderblock. You skid off the sign and add up your points with Strong Mad. You get a trophy and an extra life before you head off to the next one.
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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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'''Date:''' Tuesday, February 4, 2003
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'''Page Title:''' AWEXOME CROSS 98!!
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== Winning the Game ==
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[[Image:YeahYouWon.PNG|thumb|180px|Yeah, you won.]]
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*If you defeat all seven levels, you will be rewarded with a secret screen.  It shows two women in [[bikinis]] holding up The Cheat, who is holding a [[pizza]] trophy, and the message "yeah, you won." appears on the screen. Also, if you get a perfect score (don't lose any lives), the winning screen will have "PERFECT SCORE!" on the bottom.
== Fun Facts ==
== Fun Facts ==
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*It was originally an Easter Egg in the Strong Bad Email Monster Truck, but it is now featured on the games menu. The original version was only one level.
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===Trivia===
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*It says Awexome Cross "98", but to the right in smaller print it reads 1987.
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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.
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*The title screen appearance and music resembles the game "Indianapolis 500".
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*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'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===
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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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*The accuracy counter at the end of level screen only takes buxx and deaths into account, and never goes higher than 84%.
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*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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*The Cheat will crash within several pixels of the obstacle, making it look like he crashed in midair.
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===Glitches===
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*In the old version, it is possible to get stuck in the air by jumping and hitting an obstacle at the same time.
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*The pickups and the obstacles move at different speeds.
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===Inside References===
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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. -->
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*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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== Easter Eggs ==
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===Real-World References===
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*The title screen resembles the game "Indianapolis 500".
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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 jump sound is the solid block hit sound.
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**The crash sound is the block-break sound.
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*The sound effect for Strong Mad slapping the Tire between levels comes from the arcade game "Qix".
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*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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*If you collect every single dollar, and never die a single time up to the point where you've obtained exactly 25,000 points, you will be rewarded with a secret screen. It shows two scantilly clad women (like in a NASCAR race) holding up the Cheat, and the Cheat appears to have a trophy of some sort. I believe there are a few buckets of popcorn to the sides of the screen, and there is a message: Yeah, you won!
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===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).
== External Links ==
== External Links ==
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* Page Title: '''AWEXOME CROSS 98!!'''
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*play the [[HR:awexome.html|Game]]
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* Play the [http://homestarrunner.com/awexome.html Game]
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*play the [[HR:awexome.swf|Game (Flash file)]]
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* Play the [http://homestarrunner.com/awexome.swf Game (flash file)]
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*play the [[Mirror:20030204 awexome.html|old version of the game (mirror)]]
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*play the [[Mirror:20030204 awexome.swf|old version of the game (mirror Flash file)]]
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*listen to the [[Videlectrix:songs/awexome music.mp3|Game Music]]
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Current revision as of 23:39, 13 May 2017

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This article is about the game. For the event, see Awexome Cross '98.
Awexome title screen
Thrills! Chills! Syrup!

"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

Awexome Cross is a game of speed and skill. Playing as 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:

  • Collect much buxx.
  • Collect turbos to speed up the tire.
  • Collect power...downs if you're going too fast.

The obstacles are General Tso's Chicken, cinder blocks, syrup bottles, and 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 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

Page Title: AWEXOME CROSS 98!!

Contents

[edit] Winning the Game

Yeah, you won.
  • If you defeat all seven levels, you will be rewarded with a secret screen. It shows two women in bikinis holding up The Cheat, who is holding a pizza trophy, and the message "yeah, you won." appears on the screen. Also, if you get a perfect score (don't lose any lives), the winning screen will have "PERFECT SCORE!" on the bottom.

[edit] Fun Facts

[edit] Trivia

  • 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.
  • The original version had only one level.
  • The original version's winning screen was similar to the new one's. Instead of a pizza trophy, The Cheat held up a golbol.

[edit] Remarks

  • The title reads "Awexome Cross 98", but to the right in smaller print it reads "1987".
  • A version of this game was created for the Game Boy Advance, available here.
  • 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.
  • The Cheat will crash within several pixels of the obstacle, making it look like he crashed in midair.

[edit] Glitches

  • In the old version, it is possible to get stuck in the air by jumping and hitting an obstacle at the same time.
  • The pickups and the obstacles move at different speeds.

[edit] Inside References

  • Strong Bad refers to the pizza trophy as a possible reward for The Cheat's cartoon in crazy cartoon.
  • This game has another instance of the word "seriously".
  • The bucket of fried chicken is labeled "KOTFC", likely short for King of Town Fried Chicken, as well as a reference to KFC.

[edit] Real-World References

  • The title screen resembles the game "Indianapolis 500".
  • The sound effects for jumping, crashing and collecting buxx are taken from Super Mario Bros.
    • The jump sound is the solid block hit sound.
    • The crash sound is the block-break sound.
  • 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 Super Off Road series of video games.
  • The tire charging may be a reference to Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog, who does the same thing.

[edit] Fast Forward

  • 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).

[edit] External Links


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