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Adventure Quest

  • In the free flash RPG Adventure Quest, occasionally when a Guardian summons the Guardian Dragon, the dragon will say: "BURNINATE!!! (do not sue us please)"
  • Also, there was a Homestar Runner chat icon in the forum that you could choose but it has been removed.
  • On Mogloween 2006, one of the randomly generated names for the houses was Trogdor.

Age of Empires III

When you enter the cheat code 'sooo good' in single player, each unit that is killed will display a Teen-Girl-Squad-like death. MUSKETEER'ED! and JANNISSARY'ED! are some examples.

Amazing Island

On page 9/10 of the manual, there are instructions on creating a new character. Whoever took the picture had named his character Homestar.

Backyard Skateboarding: Game of the Year Edition

On the Customize Skater option, one shirt that is choosable is titled "Star Runner"; it is a red shirt with a white star.

Ben Jordan: Paranormal Investigator

  • In the third game in the series, when looking at a hut it is described as "A small thatched-roof cottage, suitable for burnination."
  • In the first game, you have access to a computer which is identical to the Compy 386.

Cardmaster Conflict

In the free online trading card game Cardmaster Conflict, there is an avatar part called the "Gotta Have Blue Hair", which looks like Stinkoman's hair.

Counter-Strike

Counter-Strike servers with AdminMod installed occasionally display messages "(username) was burninated by Trogdor, er by (username)" and "Headshot! For good, and for AWESOME!"

Crash Tag Team Racing

While racing, Crunch might say, "I burninated that chump!" and "Haha! Your car asplode!"

While racing, Pasadena O'Possum might say, "Hey! This ain't a monster truck rally! That's SUNDAY SUNDAY SOMEDAY!!".

Several Die-O-Ramas have titles similar to "ARROWED!" from Teen Girl Squad Issue 1 and/or comic. Among them are "SHARKED!", "CROSSBOWED!", "EXPLODEDED!"[1], "LIQUIDATED" and "JAWED!".

  1. "Explodeded" has an extra "ed" at the end, which refers to the 'D! from TGS. The font used for the Die-O-Ramas didn't have an apostrophe, so this was used instead.

Custom Robo

  • Partway through the American version of the game, there is a quiz on basic game knowledge. One of the (wrong) answers to a multiple-choice question is "Parts Burninator".
  • There is also a gun called the "Homing Star"

Cyborg Livestock Outer Space

If you defeat the alien mothership from Shockwave's Cyborg Livestock from Outer Space, the end text says that the ship "asplode," just as your head does in the game StrongBadZone.

Dead or Alive 4

On the Gambler's Paradise stage, a ticker sign scrolls "No Probalo" in homage to Senor Cardgage.

Derby Owner's Club

One of the default sires' name is "Homestar Runner".

Dragon Fable

In one of the Sneevil Box Quests, you kill a sneevil and it gives you a random password. One of these passwords is "Burninate". An obvious reference to Trogdor.

Everbound

This homemade parody of Everquest, found at Albinoblacksheep.com, allows one of the characters to summon Trogdor the Burninator.

Everquest

In the zone Inktu'ta, The Unmasked Chapel, there is a monster called "Cursecaller Fhqwhgads". You can see a picture of it here.

Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel

Listed in the credits, listed under "SPECIAL THANKS," is "SB/HSR".

Final Fantasy I & II: Dawn of Souls

  • A man in Hellfire Chasm says "This is private property. Trespassers will be burninated.".
  • In Whisperwind Cove one of the items you obtain in one of the floors from a dwarf is called 'Witches Brew"
    • Both these areas were exclusively for the GBA version of the games, and were not on the original copies for the NES, or in the PlayStation remake Final Fantasy Origins on which Dawn of Souls is based.

Four Second Firestorm

  • One of the minigames is "Don't A Splode", which involves a car dodging boxes of explosives.

Full Auto 2: Battlelines

  • One of the dragon decals players can put on their cars in the PSP version is called "Burninator".

Galactic Civilizations 2: Dread Lords

In the custom race options one of the custom race icons looks suspiciously like an upside down Strong Bad. [1]

Goblin Commander: Unleash the Horde

In the credits of this game, it says "Additional Thanks To: Strong Bad."

Guild Wars

  • As an Elementalist (a mage), one can acquire spells called "Mark of Rodgort" and "Rodgort's Invocation." Both spells cause a condition in which the target catches on fire. Rodgort spelled backwards is Trogdor.
  • In the latest update, one can go on a quest to bring an evil Stone Summit dwarf a Cold One, which you create by adding ice to a Warm One.
  • As a Hallowe'en treat, people in Guild Wars can now get Witches' Brew.

Guitar Hero II

The song Trogdor is an unlockable bonus track in the game Guitar Hero II for PlayStation 2 and Xbox 360 (see the demonstration video). The description given for the song in the game's "Store" menu reads:

The Trogdor song from
the Strong Bad Email
'dragon' was actually an
afterthought that was
added at the last minute.
Mike was finishing up
the cartoon and Matt
suddenly started
screaming the chorus
while making eggs
  • The Bonus Song Loading screen for Trogdor reads: "For squeadlies mash on the trembalo. For meadlies, tone up on your chord surpassers. Oh, and I'm awesome."
    • Trembalos and meadlies were first mentioned in the email guitar.

Jack Russell

In this flash game by Kenney Altera, the in-game instructions warn that if the protagonist dog touches a mine, he will A SPLODE! The game can be found here at Newgrounds.

Jet Set Emily: Baby On The Go

In this game for the ZX Spectrum, one of the screens is entitled "homestarrunner.com" and resembles Homestar's head. (This screen only appears in the revision and later versions; earlier versions had a screen advertising irma.s5.com, an all-but-defunct Garfield site.) Incidentally, this game was designed by TheLazenby, a member of the Homestarrunner.net and Socks and Vinegar forums; the newest and final version, although not designed by TheLazenby, still retains this screen. (However, in the new version, a secret teleporter is said to be hidden somewhere in Homestar's head.)

Kingdom Hearts II

  • When fighting the Hydra in the Colosseum, a reaction called Urninator will be available. Urninator is one letter off from Burninator.
  • In the BradyGames strategy guide for the game, on page 28, there is a tipbox labeled "Everybody to the Limit", a reference to the song of the same name.

The Kingdom of Loathing

  • In The Kingdom of Loathing, one of the ways to attack someone in Player vs. Player is to "Burninate".
  • In The Barrel full of Barrels, the barrel you smash explodes, the adventure has the title "Your Barrel A Splode".
  • In The Hidden Temple, one of the events is entitled "Arrowed!".
  • In the Strange Leaflet, an area inspired by old text-based adventure games, you can enter in "Dennis" to hear that "You cannot go DENNIS from here."
  • In the chat function, the chat command '/baleet username' carries out the same effect as '/ignore username'.
  • The game contains an item, Marzipan skull, which contains a reference to Marzipan in its description.
  • The game also contains a Mr. Balloon item, the description of which refers to Strong Bad's song about "the High Voice Crew" from helium.
  • One of the gambling events in the Money Making Game involves shooting an arrow into a papaya à la William Tell. If you hit the papaya, it is said to be "arrow'd".
  • The description for the pirate zombie robot head contains the text "Must... fight... jibblys!" – a quote from More Fan Costumes.
  • One of the Valentine's Day gifts is an arrow'd heart balloon.
  • The description for the skewered jumbo olive says it has been "sworded".
  • The descriptions for the eXtreme meat staff, eXtreme meat sword, and eXtreme meat crossbow say the respective weapon is "to the limit".
  • The filename of the "100 Pound Load" Trophy is heavy_lourde.gif.
  • One of the adventures in a drunken stupor has the text "You buffoon. You carpetbagger. She gives you whatfor", a variant on a quote from Old-Timey Strong Bad in 50 emails.
  • Two of the combat messages from the spirit hobo refer to Senor Cardgage - the message about "low rates and percent signs" is similar to a quote from Senor Mortgage, and the message about a girl named Helvetica is based on garage sale, when Senor Cardgage refers to Strong Sad by that name.
  • There have been several references to "How do you type with boxing gloves on?" throughout the game:
    • When spectating on the KWE wrestling matches in the KWE chatroom, the announcer has introduced Roo (who is basically a kangaroo wearing boxing gloves) with "How the heck does he karate-chop with boxing gloves on?"
    • Giving a weapon to Roo in the KWE Back Room results in the message, ". . . holding this with boxing gloves will be the greatest challenge I have faced since that time I tried to type!"
    • One of the Fun Facts on Roo's trading card reads "Roo never takes off his boxing gloves! It's a good thing he doesn't do much typing!"
    • When fighting The Box, one of the miss messages reads "It boxes your ears. How does it box with typing gloves on?"
  • Another KWE wrestler, "Chori Zo", has "Lady-type" for her gender in the KWE Fact Book.
  • When fighting a raging bull, one of the miss messages says, "He prepares to pummel you, but you confuse him by asking how he can do that with boxing gloves on."
  • When you were able to fight a scary pirate, one of the miss messages said, "He moans "brrraaaiiiaaarrrnns!" and starts to gnaw on your skull, but does a pretty lousy jeorb."
  • When fighting a mayonnaise wasp, one of the miss messages says, "It tries to coat you with nasty mayonnaise, but you counter with a ketchup bomb."
  • The image of the star shirt resembles Homestar Runner's shirt.
  • One of the stench resistance tests in the Daily Dungeon contains the text "or as I like to call it, 'Rotten Eggland'."
  • One of the spooky resistance tests in the Daily Dungeon uses the phrase "the jibblies".
  • Before The LAAAAME Observatory was destroyed by part of a comet, one of the galaxies you could observe was called, "Distant Galaxy NGC-404." The filename of the image was, "404d.gif".
  • If the Scroll of ancient forbidden unspeakable evil causes hot damage to you, the game says, "These things are bad for you", perhaps referring to Homestar's line from invisibility.
  • Sometimes, when you consume a Fancy but probably evil chocolate, it can be "filled with some sort of witch's brew, or perhaps witch's brüe", referring to both Witch's Brew and Halloween Fairstival.

Kings of Chaos

When your army wins a battle, one of the phrases is "You burninated the enemy!" Likewise, when your army is beaten, one of the phrases is "The enemy burninated your army!" Kings of Chaos

The Matrix Wars

If you successfully attack another realm in this RPG, "you burninated the enemy!" may appear at the end of the attack entry. [2]


Megaman: Powered Up

On the Mega Man Web, there are a few levels created by users which are modeled after the Stinkoman 20X6 levels, albeit a few differences.

NASCAR 2005: Chase For the Cup

One of the available designs for a Craftsman Truck paint scheme is called "A-splode".

Nevermore Game

If you click on the i sign at the 4th scene, the Wheat Grows Sweet noise from Peasant's Quest will play.

Playing Location: http://www.stickpage.com/nevermoregameplay.shtml

Neverwinter Nights

New NWN patches have demo modules that illustrate creatures that have been added in those patches. These modules, created by Jay Watamaniuk, tend to be a bit silly in tone. The demo module included in v1.64, Land Sea-Puma, has a signpost with following directions:

North - Certain Dhoom
East - Most Likely Dhoom
West - Fair to Excellent Conditions for Dhoom
Dennis - Ye Will Find Nothing of Yon Interest Here Aye

Pac-Man World 3

Near the end of the Gogekko Tower level, Orson asks Pac-Man to hack into a computer, to which he replies, "It's not easy to type with boxing gloves on."

Pico's Cousin

When you beat the game, at the 'bonus features' section, click 'Useless info', listed there is 'Homestarruner.com rules.'

Retron

Losing all your lives displays the message "YOUR SHIP A SPLODE".

Scribble 2!

One of the levels, a right-pointing arrow, is entitled "Arrow'd".

Sam & Max: Reality 2.0

After commenting to a certain character that a pair of VR goggles had been destroyed, he replies "Your goggles explode! Game Over!", somewhat referencing StrongBadZone's "Your Head A Splode"" although there is no Game Over in StrongBadZone

The Sims: Makin' Magic Expansion Pack

The StinkSmasher 20X6

One of the appliances is called "StinkSmasher 20X6."

The Sims: Bustin' Out

One item in the game is called "The Furninator Deluxe", which is a reference to Trogdor.

Slacker 2

During the credits, zoom in on Slacker's nametag to see a picture of Homestar on it.

Slime Forest Adventure

When you die, a message pops up and says "Your head asplode!"

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

One of the default name choices at the beginning is "Homsar Dell". You may need to click on the button again many times to come to this name. Kerrek will show up as well.

Tony Hawk's American Sk8land

  • In the Vans Park level, go forward from the starting point, then spine transfer the side of the half-pipe to the quarter-pipe on the other side. If you land it, you get the gap called "WIIIIDESCREEN", a reference to flashback.

Tony Hawk's American Wasteland

  • In the Vans Park level, if you grind a rail around the corner on the third floor and jump out of bounds, you will see one of four messages, "Children'd!" "Arrowed!" "MSG'd!" or "Late 360 Shove-It to Boneless'D!"
    • You can also see these messages by using a trainer to increase your ollie or air height and jumping beyond the level's "ceiling."
  • Also in Vans Park, if you board whack the generator thing, you will get a message and respawn. One of the messages is "Your head asplode".
  • One of the cheats for the game is "2them00n," a reference to when Strong Bad got drunk on soy sauce and tried to fly Bubs' Concession Stand to the moon.

Tony Hawk's Underground

  • In the Moscow level, if you jump into a certain chimney, you die and the screen gives you a message. One of the messages is "BURNINATED!".
  • In the Vancouver level, when you drive the limo, the license plate on the back of it says "LIMOZEEN"

Total Overdose: a Gunslinger's Tale in Mexico

If you manage to set an enemy on fire, you will be awarded with a burnination combo.

Track Master

In this flash game on Addictinggames.com, whenever you lose with a good score roughly around 10,000 the words "Good Jorb" appear on the screen.

Trivial Pursuit DVD: Pop2 Culture

One of the questions is:

Q: Who is Strong Bad's chronically depressed brother, in the web cartoon "Homestar Runner"?
A: Strong Sad

Urbz: Sims in the City

One of the Xizzles you can get is called "All up ons", which is a reference to suntan.

Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines

The detail text for flamethrower gas cannisters reads "A cannister of Burninator-brand flamethrower fuel", an obvious reference to Trogdor.

Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne

When Prince Kael'thas Sunstrider & the Blood Elves are captured & held prisoner within the enchanted dungeons of Dalaran, one of the pair of guards taunting Kael & discussing his impending grisly execution is named Trogdar; a subtle misspelling of & reference to Blizzard's favorite wing-a-ling dragon, Trogdor.

Also, in "Extreme Candy War 2005", a bonus map produced by Blizzard themselves, a neutral shop sells "Extreme Warez", one of which is a power-up that doubles the number of troops in the next spawning for your faction; this power-up is aptly named "TO THE LIMIT!"

World of Warcraft

A character named Master Smith Burninate appears in this game. He is an NPC at Thorium Point who gives quests. His name is yet another reference to Trogdor, who "burninates" the countryside.

In the Goblin Town, Ratchet, there is an ogre NPC whose name is Jorb.

Also, Homestarrunner.com appears in the "Additional Thanks" section of the credits. Click here to view a screenshot.

In the WoW Collectible Card Game, a card in the "Onyxia's Lair'" raid deck is called "Burninate". It features the flavour text "Suddenly the lair was aflame, everything burning like thatched roof cottages."

Worms 3D

Special maps are generated when you enter "trogdor!" and "strongbadia" into the map generator.

X-Men Legends

"Strong Bad and Friends" are thanked in the "Special Thanks" section of the End Credits.

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