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==Generic / Ambiguous References==
==Generic / Ambiguous References==
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*Email [[pom pom]] — [[Pom 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 Song]] — [[Homestar Runner]] claims the video is "the best video game [he's] ever played".
*[[The Cheat Theme Song]] — [[Homestar 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 [[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.
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*Email [[pom pom]] — [[Pom Pom]] beats up Strong Bad by repeatedly kicking him in mid-air, in a similar fashion to fighting games. Numbered combo points also appear.
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*[[Videro Games]] — Strong Bad describes the effects of video games on children.
*Email [[highschool]] — [[Middle School Variation|Baby Strong Bad]] pretends he is playing better video games.
*Email [[highschool]] — [[Middle School Variation|Baby 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 [[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 [[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.
*Email [[4 branches]] — Strong Bad uses a video game's scoring system as a simile to how Homestar Runner's stupidity works.
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*[[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 [[concert]] — Strong Bad and Strong Sad play their [[FunMachine]] together while discussing [[sloshy]].
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*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 [[Parents|his father's]] [[Wikipedia:Entertainment Software Rating Board|M-rated]] titles are "off-limits".
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*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 [[Parents|father]]'s [[Wikipedia:Entertainment Software Rating Board|M-rated]] titles are "off-limits".
*Email [[environment]] — Homestar "plays" his FunMachine without a cartridge inserted, claiming he is "about to win".
*Email [[environment]] — Homestar "plays" his FunMachine without a cartridge inserted, claiming he is "about to win".
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==See Also==
==See Also==
*[[Atari 2600]]
*[[Atari 2600]]
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*[[Cacodemons]]
 
*[[Couch Mumbling]]
*[[Couch Mumbling]]
*[[Doom]]
*[[Doom]]

Revision as of 00:41, 15 March 2019

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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

  • 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 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.
  • Videro Games — Strong Bad describes the effects of video games on children.
  • 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.
  • 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".

Specific Games

Specific Consoles

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