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*Email [[from work]] — Strong Bad says that he hasn't taken his "sit in the men's room and play ''[[Wikipedia:Tetris|Tetris]]'' for an hour break" yet.
*Email [[from work]] — Strong Bad says that he hasn't taken his "sit in the men's room and play ''[[Wikipedia:Tetris|Tetris]]'' for an hour break" yet.
*Email [[hremail3184]] — [[Bubs]] has a drink called "PONK!", a possible reference to The Scout's BONK! energy drink from ''[[Wikipedia:Team Fortress 2|Team Fortress 2]]''. He also shouts "PONK!" at [[Coach Z]] the same way as The Scout.
*Email [[hremail3184]] — [[Bubs]] has a drink called "PONK!", a possible reference to The Scout's BONK! energy drink from ''[[Wikipedia:Team Fortress 2|Team Fortress 2]]''. He also shouts "PONK!" at [[Coach Z]] the same way as The Scout.
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*[[Poker Night at the Inventory]] — Since The Inventory is established as a place where video game characters go on their day off, the game contains characters from ''[[Monkey Island]]'', ''[[Sam & Max]]'', ''Team Fortress 2'', ''[[Wallace & Gromit|Wallace & Gromit's Grand Adventures]]'', and ''[[Back to the Future]]: The Game''.
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*[[Poker Night at the Inventory]] — Since The Inventory is established as a place where video game characters go on their day off, the game contains characters from ''[[Monkey Island]]'', ''[[Sam & Max]]'', ''Team Fortress 2'', ''[[Wallace & Gromit|Wallace & Gromit's Grand Adventures]]'', and ''[[Back to the Future|Back to the Future: The Game]]''.
*[[Joystick Wagglin' with Videlectrix: Halloween Edition]] — The [[Videlectrix Guys]] play the [[Atari 2600]] game ''[[Wikipedia:Haunted House (video game)|Haunted House]]''.
*[[Joystick Wagglin' with Videlectrix: Halloween Edition]] — The [[Videlectrix Guys]] play the [[Atari 2600]] game ''[[Wikipedia:Haunted House (video game)|Haunted House]]''.

Revision as of 17:51, 26 October 2016

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This article is about miscellaneous references to video games. For the Strong Bad Email, see video games. For the DVD-exclusive email, see Videro Games.

References to video games, especially those of the 8-bit era, are constantly made within the Homestar Runner universe. While Nintendo, Atari 2600, Sega, Intellivision, and Namco are most commonly referenced, others are listed here.

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Generic / Ambiguous References

  • Email pom pomPom Pom beats up Strong Bad by repeatedly kicking him in mid-air, in a similar fashion to fighting games. Numbered combo points also appear.
  • The Cheat Theme SongHomestar Runner claims the video is "the best video game [he's] ever played".
  • Email the bet — Strong Bad asks if The King of Town has any video games. He introduces him to Typing Tutor, an arcade cabinet that Strong Bad later hoisted over a blindfolded King of Town, intending to drop it on him.
  • Email highschoolBaby Strong Bad pretends he is playing better video games.
  • Email secret identity — As Cara Carabowditbowdit, Strong Bad writes to Buttless in Bedstuy that she needs to play more video games.
  • Email keep cool — One of the pool rules is to "press UP, A, and START" before re-entering the pool after eating.
  • Email 4 branches — Strong Bad uses a video game's scoring system as a simile to how Homestar Runner's stupidity works.
  • Videro Games — Strong Bad describes the effects of video games on children.
  • Email concert — Strong Bad and Strong Sad play their FunMachine together while discussing sloshy.
  • Email slumber party — Strong Bad claims that "uncool kids' dads definitely still play video games" before going to Homestar's house, where he is playing Clapping Party because his father's M-rated titles are "off-limits".
  • Email environment — Homestar "plays" his FunMachine without a cartridge inserted, claiming he is "about to win".

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