Population: Tire

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A game by [[Videlectrix]] where you play as The [[Tire]] and bounce it around with your mouse and try to hit things like [[The Cheat]], a bird, a balloon, and [[Strong Sad]]. Sometimes the wind changes direction to make it harder. Every time you hit an object, the multiplier goes up one. When your multiplier goes too high, a spinning cold one will fly through. Never break a [[Cold One]]. If you break them you get 5 subtracted from your multiplier. They go by more and more as you get a higher score.
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A game by [[Videlectrix]] where you bounce The [[Tire]] around with your mouse and try to hit things like [[The Cheat]], a bird, a balloon, and [[Strong Sad]]. Sometimes the wind changes direction to make it harder. Every time you hit an object, the multiplier goes up one. When your multiplier goes too high, a spinning cold one will fly through. Never break a [[Cold One]]. If you break them you get 5 subtracted from your multiplier. They go by more and more as you get a higher score.
'''Page Title:''' I FEEL ASLEEP!
'''Page Title:''' I FEEL ASLEEP!
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* Play the [http://www.homestarrunner.com/pop_tire.html Game]
* Play the [http://www.homestarrunner.com/pop_tire.html Game]
* Play the [http://www.homestarrunner.com/pop_tire.swf Game (flash file)]
* Play the [http://www.homestarrunner.com/pop_tire.swf Game (flash file)]
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* [http://www.oddtodd.com/mepball.html Population: Tire-esque game]
 
[[Category:Videlectrix Games]]
[[Category:Videlectrix Games]]

Revision as of 16:58, 15 June 2005

Population... TIIIRREEE!

A game by Videlectrix where you bounce The Tire around with your mouse and try to hit things like The Cheat, a bird, a balloon, and Strong Sad. Sometimes the wind changes direction to make it harder. Every time you hit an object, the multiplier goes up one. When your multiplier goes too high, a spinning cold one will fly through. Never break a Cold One. If you break them you get 5 subtracted from your multiplier. They go by more and more as you get a higher score.

Page Title: I FEEL ASLEEP!

Contents

Premise

In the year 19xx, the citizens of Strongbadia are terrorized by a faceless foe. As a top secret crack commando operative, it is you(r) job to protect the last remaining citizen from touching the tainted soil. You are (a) soldier! Score points by bouncing tire with mouse. Hit infidels to increase the value of each bounce. String combos to prevent the value from dropping over time. You one are of brave few.(You are one of a brave few.) Accept your mission and step fourth. And remember; never, ever break a cold one.

The Game

When you score 500 points or higher a plane flies by and gives you a different message. The possible messages are:

  • YOU RULE
  • PURE FUN
  • GIVE IT UP
  • HI-FIVE
  • POP:YOU
  • ROCK/ROLL
  • GOOD ONE
  • TIRE-TASTIC!
  • JAM ON IT
  • LET GO
  • PARTY.WOO!
  • PARDON ME?
  • X-L-NT
  • GROW IT OUT
  • PARENTAL!!
  • GOSH!
  • LOVIN' IT
  • SPANKIN'!
  • YOU 4 EVA
  • YOU.COM
  • YOU.CALM
  • WISHIWASU
  • WHO'S THAT?
  • THE BOUNCA!

Also, the background changes with the time of day. If it's night then you'll get a night background, etc.

Fun Facts

Real World References

  • Instead of the usual loading screen, the game starts with a parody of the Commodore 64 boot screen:
  • The above is another indicator that this game is a close parody of a C64 game, in which you bounced a balloon around to similar effect.
    • As well, this shows that the Compy 386 is probably a reference to the 'Commodore 64' computer.
    • The Compy 386's monitor is definitely a reference to the C64, however, the keyboard would have to be shaped differently so as to include the Hard Disk, and all of the peripherals should plug into it, with the power going on to the opposite side than usual, and the 80386 processor is for PC computers, thus meaning that the Compy 386 must be some sort of new computer by Compy, Inc. perhaps it is like a Commodore Amiga for PCs.
  • The page title "I FEEL ASLEEP!" is a reference to the original "Metal Gear" game for NES.
  • The bird and sounds in this game are a reference to the 1988 game 'California Games'. The very same bird can also be found in the take-a-break.exe application highlighted in huttah!
  • Several sounds in the game are taken from the C-64 game Wizball, an almost surrealistic shooter. These include bouncing the tire off of The Cheat's head (Wiz shoots) and breaking a cold one (Wiz dies).
  • Destroying a balloon makes the same sound as running through an explosion in the C64 game 'Paradroid'.
  • The parody used to say "9,1", but was fixed. 9 means the second drive.

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