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[edit] Fanstuff Discussion

I was the one who originally said this was better left for being on the fanstuff wiki (I put the deleted thing on, but Tabacco removed it I guess). Anyone else thinks this should be put as fanstuff? Because it's not a part of the official site. ColdReactive

This differs from fanstuff, as this is an official licensed Homestar Runner game (like the long-delayed Homestar Runner RPG or the appearance of "Trogdor" in Guitar Hero). Since it is official licensed (and even being "developed" by Videletrix), then this will be documented by the regular Wiki. The same thing would count towards things like Strong Bad Gameways or any of the live appearances. wbwolf (t | ed) 17:33, 10 April 2008 (UTC)
Yup, exactly right. Trey56 17:43, 10 April 2008 (UTC)
Besides, it's mentioned on the official Homestar Runner site! --Jay (Talk) 17:47, 10 April 2008 (UTC)
Game News Soon doesn't direct to anything, so it may not be possible this is the same thing. But whatever. Close this mess. ColdReactive
The news isn't supposed to be revealed in full for another hour and forty-five minutes. Keep your pants on, for real. Anyway, it's fairly obvious that this game and the notice on the site are related. --Jay (Talk) 18:16, 10 April 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Info For you!

Intrepid editors may find this page helpful. It's not 100% done yet but since we're running late we wanted to get something up with more info. --Tabacco 22:22, 10 April 2008 (UTC)

Heyyyyy, the whole site is up now! --Tabacco 22:52, 10 April 2008 (UTC)

Some info for you: I have a Wii, and have every episode of SBCG4AP on it, and have all of the free demos of them on my computer. So I can help with a few things. And shouldn't each page of SBCG4AP, such as Homestar Ruiner, have links to pages like: Homestar Ruiner Walkthrough, and Homestar Ruiner Responses? Sende feedback please. -—Mas12806 (talk·contribs) 21:17, 15 November 2008 (UTC)

They do, on the template. Strongkinghomsarsmith 21:22, 15 November 2008 (UTC)

Oh, that Template. Got it. Thanks. -—Mas12806 (talk·contribs) 21:53, 15 November 2008

[edit] And you can play too!

Too bad this game can't be played by me. Not everyone's good enough to get a Wii. Although the article says it's also for the PC, I highly doubt that will be a reality. It makes me so frustrated when new consoles come out. Especially onces that cost over 200 USD, when I could get something productive (Like Photoshop CS3 Extended) for 320 USD. Which I will get 'cause I have no Wii. Why not get the wii, you ask? Because I want my damnz photoshop! Been entirely too long since I last had it. ColdReactive

It will be out for the PC. Guaranteed. --Tabacco 23:13, 10 April 2008 (UTC)
What retailers will you be distributing to? Target? Wal-Mart? If it's K-Mart, I advise against it. Madison, WI has no K-Marts whatsoever. Also, will it be good for only Vista? Because I can't switch to Vista, my computer won't allow me to upgrade my BIOS to do so. Besides, dozens upon dozens of users say Vista is crap for Gaming. ColdReactive
Our first run distribution is almost always through our website as downloads. With Sam & Max, we released the games as downloads and then once the whole season was over we assembled a disc and offered it up free to season subscribers. Not sure if that's what we're doing for Strong Bad (nobody tells me anything fun), but they will be available to download from our site. And no, they won't be Vista only. Our system spec is pretty generous in fact, so it shouldn't require too new and crazy a computer. --Tabacco 23:18, 10 April 2008 (UTC)
Do you expect people to buy over the Internet only? Or are the downloads free? Because I somewhat despise Internet purchasing. Of course, I do have a Debit Card (Sorry, will never, ever use a Credit Card) if I so need to do an online transaction. But I haven't used the card in over 4 months. ColdReactive
It sounds like Tabacco answered this in his last post: they'll certainly be available for download, but if that's not an option for you, it's possible that they will be eventually released on disc format. Trey56 23:24, 10 April 2008 (UTC)
Some sites require you to pay for certain downloads though. Like "Adobe Extend." ColdReactive
Yep, this game will cost money, just as the exclusive DVD content does through the Homestar Runner store. It's good too; I've often wondered if there was a way for TBC to make some money off of their games! Fans have been able to support them by buying DVDs for a while, so I think this is great. Trey56 23:30, 10 April 2008 (UTC)
Still awaiting answer for if we have to buy over the Internet, or if we can send in check/money orders. ColdReactive
We also accept Paypal and Wire Transfer. You can use the latter if you like. --Tabacco 23:42, 10 April 2008 (UTC)
You stil didn't say if I can use check or money order though; I will only use them. If you can't do money order / etc. it's better off not to purchase. Not everyone likes the Internet... I'm sure not liking it anymore... I've been distancing myself from it more and more. ColdReactive
No, we don't take checks or money order. You sound pretty determined not to purchase, so I'm not sure why you're so insistent on pushing the issue, honestly. I think we can call this closed. --Tabacco 00:01, 11 April 2008 (UTC)
Well, since's toons always seems to reference old technology (with the exception of the cheat's computer, and Pom'Pom's technology) it makes sense to allow people to send you checks and money orders. Mind you, checks are not as old as regular legal tender >>; I was originally going to try out this game in the future, but you've made me not want to. Not like it'd support an Intel GFX Card anydangway. ColdReactive

This talk page is for discussing the contents of the article, not about whether someone will buy the game or not. Please limit discussions as this one to our forum or the Telltale Games Forums. Thank you. Loafing 13:55, 25 April 2008 (UTC)

[edit] New trailer on GT

Ok so on They have a new trailer for it!!! check it out [1] Coach B| PRANK CALL!|

Actually, that's the same thing as this. DevonM(talk·cont-ribs)

[edit] Legal Rampage Issue

Transcripts are at the heart of our wiki, allowing us to have a reference guide for and to save us the hassle of sitting through an entire toon to check a line or scene. With this in mind, to what extent will we transcribe the game? I'm against the idea of recording EVERY single line for two reasons: firstly, it would be a massive job to do. Undoubtedly there'll be tens of thousands of lines of dialogue throughout the game and it'll be impossible to find and store them all. The second reason is for legal issues: it seems to be OK to transcribe toons on the website since the transcripts won't significantly affect page views to the website and the toons are free in the first place. This game, on the other hand, will not be: the point of buying and playing the game is to find the dialogue yourself. And I don't want Telltale's lawyers to hit this wiki with a cease-and-desist order if they feel our actions harm the sales of their game. However, I think it'd still be OK to write walkthroughs and post Fun Facts on the game, in a similar manner to other websites. – The Chort 19:42, 12 April 2008 (UTC)

A few minor stylistic things aside, I think the best way to "transcribe" this game (I don't think that's the right word) would be entirely similar to Thy Dungeonman II however, without creating the companion page Thy Dungeonman II Messages. This system would give us the fun facts and the walk-through and the glitches and the tips and everything else that you would expect from The Wiki, without any of the legal or commercial issues you spoke of. I mean Tabacco seems to be very involved in The Wiki (at least concerning SBCG4AP), and with Telltale's consent I see no problem making a Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People Messages page or something of that ilk (but with FAR fewer syllables). Flashfight 08:56, 13 April 2008 (UTC)
Exactly; we seem to have plenty of communication with Telltale through Tabacco, so I'm sure that we can make sure whatever we do is acceptable to them (and TBC). It would be nice to have everything transcribed (transcriptions of game messages aren't a substitute for playing the game, in the same way that you don't forget about watching the cartoons and just read the transcripts - but even more so, as it's interactive), but obviously that depends on their wishes. -- Mithent 09:51, 13 April 2008 (UTC)
I can't see how there'd be a legal issue *period* if we thoroughly "mapped out" this game. If there *was*, GameFAQs wouldn't exist. Furthermore, I've seen numerous "Game Scripts" there. In fact, I wouldn't be surprised if someone beat us to it. Exhibit A -YKHi. I'm Ayjo! 05:03, 14 April 2008 (UTC)
Second. There's stuff on GameFAQs that's much more in-depth than is sane, even for us. Plus, we transcribe DVD-only content all the time, and TBC don't mind. And since TBC are working so close with Telltale, I doubt they'd let them sue us either. --DorianGray 05:20, 14 April 2008 (UTC)
I don't think there would be an issue with that sort of thing, but if someone 'offcially' associated with the wiki wants to shoot me an email, I can put them in contact with someone to be sure that it would be cool. There are lawyers lurking 'round every corner, but we generally prefer enabling awesomeness over litigiousness in everything we do at Telltale. Also, for what its worth, each episode will have ... a lot ... of dialog. TTGJake 06:58, 18 April 2008 (UTC)

Related note, what about the Dev Blog! "written" by Strong Bad on the Telltales Games site? Any plans of documenting that on the Wiki? There could be a whole mess of running gags hidden in that... wbwolf (t | ed) 20:23, 17 April 2008 (UTC)

That is in fact written by Strong Bad. Well, it's written by TBC, which is close enough, right? :) TTGJake 06:53, 18 April 2008 (UTC)
I believe the Dev Blog is not being documented for the same reasons why Strong Sad's Lament isn't: that it's just duplicating large chunks of text from the website, that "it replaces the actual site" and that it would cross "the copyright-infringement line to a degree we should not be able to get away with.". However, if the posts start being removed or if the website is eventually shut down, backed-up transcripts and images will be added to the article. – The Chort 16:41, 18 May 2008 (UTC)
The way that the SBCG4AP Dev Blog is being handled now (summarizing posts, pointing out specific references) is perfectly fine. At the time I wrote that bit, there wasn't a page started to note the contents. I think a similar approach should be used with the games, simply because of the volume of dialog involved, the non-linear nature of the game play, and potential legal issues. Particular pieces (such as openings, previews or set pieces) could be transcribed, proved proper clearances are granted first, but a wholesale transcription would be impractical. Noting references, goofs, etc.? Fair game. wbwolf (t | ed) 16:30, 21 May 2008 (UTC)

[edit] New gameplay/interview video

There's a video here showing off some of the gameplay (including Snake Boxer V footage), as well as an interview with some of the developers (I assume this is new, I didn't see it mentioned on the page anywhere). I think IGN are going to interview TBC about the game tomorrow, but I'm not sure... --videlectrix.pngENUSY discussionitem_icon.gif user.gifmail_icon.gif 12:07, 13 April 2008 (UTC)

On a related note, it looks like the Kotaku review of the game demo has some more detailed information that was is revealed in the Game Videos piece. wbwolf (t | ed) 18:03, 13 April 2008 (UTC)

[edit] External link organization

Since it looks like this game will produce a large number of external links (IGN et al. game reviews, material from Telltale, forums), how should we organize them? Traditionally, we've put forum links on the bottom (which in this case would include both Telltale's and ours), and material directly from Telltale at the top. But should we make subsections for each? I'm trying to think of scalability at this point. wbwolf (t | ed) 16:40, 16 April 2008 (UTC)

I think you're right, it will helpful to have them divided up into sub-sections. I liked what you did, but I tried reorganizing it a bit differently. Not sure if it's optimal yet; maybe we'll have to wait to see what kinds of external links we end up getting as it's released. Trey56 16:53, 16 April 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Screenshots

This may sound silly, but how do you accses the screenshots on the Tell Tale site?

Not silly at all — scroll down to the end of the dev blog, and just below them on the left-hand side of the page are four TV screen-shaped pictures. Click on one of them to bring up the screenshots. Hope that helps! Trey56 13:29, 25 April 2008 (UTC)

[edit] question!

So will this be available on the Wii Shop Channel under the WiiWare section and can I buy it with Wii points? Becausue if not I can't buy it! --Acam30 20:53, 30 April 2008 (UTC)

Yes, you'll be able to get it off the Wii Shop Channel. Don't worry. It's for both PC and WiiWare. --DorianGray 20:58, 30 April 2008 (UTC)
Just curious to find out why you can't buy it. Do you not have a Wii? If that's the case, then disregard my next statement. If you do, Wii Points can be each purchase directly through the Wii or purchasing a Wii Points card at many fine retailers. Hopefully, Telltale will announce how many Wii points each episode will be. wbwolf (t | ed) 21:07, 30 April 2008 (UTC)

No I have a Wii. It's just that my parents have this weird thing about using credit cards on sites the don't consider "certified". I told them it's through Nintendo and that this website is TBC's JOB but they're just weirdos. So I could only get it by buying the card. Thanks for the info! --Acam30 00:10, 1 May 2008 (UTC)

[edit] POM-POMMED??

Did I miss a screenshot/video of Pom Pom? Oh, sure, I count his appearance as likely, but has he actually appeared yet? If not, I think we should remove him from the page. --Jay (Talk) 22:16, 2 May 2008 (UTC)

Pom Pom was among the crowd listening to Strong Bad at the end of SBCG4AP Advertisement. Would that count? wbwolf (t | ed) 18:15, 9 May 2008 (UTC)
No...that doesn't mean he'll appear in the game (I'm sure he will, though). DevonM(talk·cont-ribs) 19:55, 9 May 2008 (UTC)
Though I put it in an edit summary, I thought I'd better mention it here. Telltale Games currently sells certain HR products, among which are the figurines labeled "Series #1" at the Store. The description confirms that all nine characters shown are in the game .. and Pom Pom is shown. I quote: "Nine of the characters featured in Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People" [2]. OptimisticFool 00:21, 12 May 2008 (UTC)
I'm going to be pretty grumpy though if that rules out Homsar, who was in Season 2 Figurines. He is a main character after-all. Gerkuman 13:54, 20 May 2008 (UTC)
That need not be the case; it didn't say "All nine". I'd be surprised if Homsar doesn't turn up somewhere. -- Mithent 23:32, 21 May 2008 (UTC)
I've played the game. In the first episode, Homsar isn't physically present, but you can prank call him. Some guy who's not named Hobojo Skinr
Do keep in mind that this discussion took place in May, three months before the game came out. --Jay (Talk) 00:22, 5 September 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Release Date

Do we know the presise release date of the first installment of the game, or just that it'll be out in June? I know I'm not the only guy who wants it the second it comes out... SuperfieldCreditUnion

I think we just know it'll be out in June... I assume that they'll give an exact date once we get closer to June though. --Acam30 17:36, 11 May 2008 (UTC)

The dates for WiiWare games are decided entirely by Nintendo, so I'm not sure if Telltale can even give an exact date for the Wii version. The PC version will either have a fixed date, or something like "X days after the Wii version". --videlectrix.pngENUSY discussionitem_icon.gif user.gifmail_icon.gif 14:36, 12 May 2008 (UTC)

well, we're almost sure it's going to be june and on a monday because H*R and the wii shop channel update on mondays, and they really only have a week left if it is going to be in june at all Homsarstrongbad150 01:54, 25 June 2008 (UTC)

It's offical that it's coming out in July instead of June. BBG 02:02, 25 June 2008 (UTC)

If it's not going to be delayed again, the last possible day it can be released is July 28.

[edit] Cost?

Any word on what the cost will be yet? --Acam30 17:37, 11 May 2008 (UTC)

The Telltale guys wrote it will be like other episodic games they make. Which means about 9$ (US). Elcool (talk)(contribs) 17:46, 11 May 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Episode One Info VS the IGN preview

Ok, thanks to the preview on the telltale official site, I think we can theorise that the IGN preview actually happens after the scenes in the trailer. 'Homestar Runner invades Strong Bad's house and Bogarts his style.' Of course, it could also be that the trailer scenes are actually a flashback.

Either way, we can't be sure that the game begins with the IGN preview anymore, so I was wondering what we should do about itGerkuman 14:02, 20 May 2008 (UTC)

I was thinking the same thing. The preview for Homestar Ruiner seems to take place before Homestar hides in the basement for indecency. From the various reviews, though, it is clear that the preview was still an early build. (For example, the GameCyte review mentions that a plot clue is found under a cardboard box in the middle of the field, but the actual game, the clue location would be more challenging.) I would suspect that Strong Bad going directly from his song to talking to Homestar is a similar splice, and nobody knows what the final sequence will be until it's released in to the wild. wbwolf (t | ed) 14:13, 20 May 2008 (UTC)

what is the url for the ign preview? and why isn't it on the wiki? --Acam30 19:55, 21 May 2008 (UTC)

The IGN videos are listed under Press Releases and Promotional Videos. The first two ( and have the footage you are looking for. wbwolf (t | ed) 21:04, 21 May 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Mii likey, mii likey!

So I noticed Telltale is having a contest to design the H*R characters in Mii form and receive Homestar Ruiner as a gift on their Wii. (For those not in the know, downloads can be paid for by Wiis other than the one receiving it.) What I was wondering is, is this contest worthy of its own article or not? This whole development is so...other sitey...that I'm still having trouble wrapping my brain around what's Wikiable and what's not. Opinions? --Onamuji (b/w T. C.  ) 13:53, 5 June 2008 (UTC)

I don't think so, because it's a contest, and we don't normally advertise those here (as far as I know).
Given that there has never before been an officially licensed homestar related contest as far5 as i know, that would make it lack of precedent, not that we don't do it. We haven't done it because THEY haven't done it. That being said, is it homestar-related? it is official? yes. therefore, i think maybe we should. — Defender1031*Talk 18:54, 5 June 2008 (UTC)

[edit] The King of Town's Castle

The King of Town's Castle is listed as a confirmed place, but have we actually seen any videos or screenshots with the King of Town's catstle? -PeterImage:Petersig.png

No, but the plot of Homestar Ruiner informs that one of the tasks to do will be getting files from the KOT's Castle. DevonM(talk·cont-ribs) 18:54, 7 June 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Getting grumpy...

So do we know at least around what time of the month it's coming out? Like early June or mid-June or closer to July? Not to sound impatient but... aw screw it. I AM impatient! --Acam30 17:44, 10 June 2008 (UTC)

It's been delayed to July. I'm looking forward to it too, but I'm glad they're taking the time to polish it! Trey56 18:11, 10 June 2008 (UTC)

[edit] T For Teen

Ok we were all surprised it got a t ranking but i bet they TellTale did so on purpose and made the esrb think it was worse than it really was for the moneymaking t rating. and mild suggestive content (if it is not a telltale tall tale) is probably something like saying home run or some other extremely mild euphism. Who agrees? Zelda games do it all the time. Physicsguymonsterman 01:00, 12 June 2008 (UTC)

Most of the cartoons on the site would get a T rating as well, if the ESRB system is used. I mean, just look at emails like lady fan, sisters, dreamail, do over... plenty of suggestive themes there (without even mentioning Coach Z's problems), and the Teen Girl Squad comics probably fulfil the requirements for mild cartoon violence. The Poopsmith pretty much covers crude humour. --videlectrix.pngENUSY discussionitem_icon.gif user.gifmail_icon.gif 09:34, 12 June 2008 (UTC)
The ESRB ratings are: Early Childhood, Everyone, Everyone 10+, Teen, Mature, Adults Only and Rating Pending. As you can see, Teen is the most suitable rating since the game probably contains "contain violence, suggestive themes, crude humor, minimal blood, simulated gambling, and/or infrequent use of strong language." (The PEGI equivalant is 12+.) Undoubtably, there'll be Teen Girl Squad, references to making out, and maybe some whatsit, blood and crap. So I'm assuming TGS is what bumped it up, unless the game contains very illegal pony fights. – The Chort 13:56, 12 June 2008 (UTC)
(I don't think crap would really bump it up to T considering I've heard damn it in a few E+10 games --Acam30 19:47, 4 July 2008 (UTC))
Cartoon Violence and rude humor can be in e 10(i think tgs might fit into e actually) whatever the suggestive material is and it would have to be a little but more mature than making out is why it is teen so i think hmmm maybe telltale told theesrb that there was sug mat. even though its making out scince esrb doesnt play the games.
I doubt TTG would just tell the ESRB that there was more mature material than it would normally be. As for suggestive material, according to the ESRB website, minimal suggestive material (as long as there's nothing else that would give it a higher rating) can credit a E rating. Suggestive material also is descripted as "Mild provocative references or materials". I'm not sure what else would qualify for the "mild suggestive themes", but remember that the crude humor and mild cartoon violence might merit a "T" rating themselves. DevonM(talk·cont-ribs) 14:32, 13 June 2008 (UTC)
Yeah, just look at Brawl. Cartoon Violence and Crude Humor, and it's T. SuperfieldCreditUnion
Okay guys, i think that's enough. the forum is over there, everyone. — Defender1031*Talk 20:05, 4 July 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Europe?

Is this game going to be available in Europe for the Wii?-- 19:42, 12 June 2008 (UTC)

I can't imagine why not... it's WiiWare remember? — Defender1031*Talk 19:44, 12 June 2008 (UTC)
The game has been PEGI rated, so I'd expect that it will come out. Hopefully, Telltale won't run into the same bottleneck that the Pop developers did while releasing in Europe (the game can be entirely in English, but the manual must be written in every language that can be selected on a PAL Wii's system menu). Also, we'll probably get it on the Friday instead of the Monday, but that's standard for WiiWare. --videlectrix.pngENUSY discussionitem_icon.gif user.gifmail_icon.gif 04:39, 13 June 2008 (UTC)
Okay, thanks! It's just that the Nintendo Website for my country (Finland) is extremely pissy and never seems to contain relevant info on what's to be expected on WiiWare or VC. I have to go to Wikipedia most of the time. There isn't any real info on this matter at the official website either. -- 12:42, 15 June 2008 (UTC)

[edit] TBC Interviews for SBCG4AP

Traditionally, when The Brothers Chaps have done an interview, we've made a separate page for it, in part because they were so infrequent. But, so far there has been at least four interviews with them ahead of the launch of the game. The IGN interview already has a page, but I've put the Cold Hard Flash, GameCyte and Kotaku interviews as part of the game promotion list. Given the number of interviews, can they just stay in the list for the game, or should they have their own pages? (and if they stay on the page, should the IGN interview be demoted?) wbwolf (t | ed) 22:03, 16 June 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Just checking...

This is going to be announced on the main page when it's realeased, correct? I just want to make sure. --Acam30 19:57, 9 July 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Telltale Teases

Is it worth mentioning anywhere the fact that in their last two blog entries, the folks at Telltale have been referencing the anticipation of a release date announcement (and the continuing lack thereof)? For example, yesterday's starts with
Sorry, it's still not the announcement you've been waiting for, but we've come up with a little surprise to help ease the pain while you're waiting...
 Green Helmet 15:50, 17 July 2008 (UTC)
Not really. Their not really teasing us. I think they'll probably put the date up within the next week or so...they've probably been starting on the other episodes as well as working on this one, too. DevonM(talk·cont-ribs) 17:04, 17 July 2008 (UTC)
Actually, I'm 70% convinced it's comeing (sic) out on the 21st. The other 30% of me thinks it's the 28th. SuperfieldCreditUnion
Well, it has to be a Monday, and it has to be in July, so... --Mario2.PNG Super Martyo boing! 21:39, 17 July 2008 (UTC)
Actually, TellTale and TBC can release the game whenever their black hearts desire to. --TheYellowDart(t/c) 22:37, 17 July 2008 (UTC)
Neither Telltale nor TBC now the release date; Nintendo hasn't told them. Nintendo has to screen the game, then release it on WiiWare. So, Nintendo is to blame, in a way. SuperfieldCreditUnion
If Nintendo is to blame, it has to be Luigi. He is probably the one stopping all this. I HATE YOU, LUIGI! --TheYellowDart(t/c) 22:45, 17 July 2008 (UTC)
That is maybe the funniest thing I've ever read on this wiki... =] OptimisticFool 06:46, 4 August 2008 (UTC)
Well, that's what happens when Homestar eats you. You tend to think poorly of him. --Jay (Talk) 08:14, 24 July 2008 (UTC)
Of course, you're talking about the American release date. Since this is Nintendo we're talking about, the game won't be released in Europe for another five months. If at all. – The Chort 13:55, 4 August 2008 (UTC)
Well it's taking too freaking long, in my opinion. I do belieive it's time for some riots. I'll get the pitchforks. Acam30 14:07, 4 August 2008 (UTC)

[edit] One Monday

Should it be noted that this shall be the last Monday in July? (Wii Shop only updates on Mondays) -- Lazylaces Talk 01:48, 24 July 2008 (UTC)

New release dat: AUGUST. And I am really angry. Acam30 14:10, 4 August 2008 (UTC)
I will point out the series trailer is now available for viewing on the Wii Nintendo Channel. wbwolf (t | ed) 17:01, 4 August 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Overload?

I just had a chilling thought. With the new game-of-fun coming out on the Wii, it would pull in alot of buyers. If I didn't know the Homestar, I'd probubly still buy such a game. And then most buyers would eventually visit the site. With this overflow of people going on the site, It may be too much for the site's compies and it may crash, stopping us from seeing all our daily doses of Homestar 'toons! Anyone have any thoughts on this? Ben Again

My sister who introduced me to h*r has told me herself that she believes no one who doesn't know the cartoons would buy the game. BBG 02:06, 24 July 2008 (UTC)
The impression I get from the Telltale forums is the majority people buying the title are either fans of H*R or Telltale. However, that's still a pretty large group. I don't think we have to worry about hrwiki bogging down, but I think the TBC will be very happy with the financial results. wbwolf (t | ed) 02:19, 24 July 2008 (UTC)
Even if it did have an impact I doubt it would be that big of one. Besides, TBC have gotten pretty good at handling bandwidth crunches. See this to get a small idea of just how much bandwidth they regularly use. — User:ACupOfCoffee@ 06:37, 29 July 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Episode 2 Info has an article explaining the announcement at Comic-Con regarding SBCG4AP Episode 2. The title is "Strong Badia the Free" and involves protesting against a new E-mail tax. I can't link to the article now because I'm typing from the Wii Internet Channel. BBG 17:02, 27 July 2008 (UTC)

Yeah, we already have a page for it. -PeterImage:Petersig.png 18:00, 27 July 2008 (UTC)

[edit] It Won't Be Long?

How long does it usually take Nintendo to approve a WiiWare game? BBG 04:37, 29 July 2008 (UTC)

I second that question. Acam30 04:39, 29 July 2008 (UTC)
According to a friend in the games industry, the approval process is two to three weeks. Mid-August is a reasonable estimate at this point (11 Aug). wbwolf (t | ed) 17:47, 29 July 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Navigation bar for SBCG4AP episodes?

I know we have the template for all things relating to the game, including listing all of the episodes. But would it be useful to have a navigation bar near the top where you can switch from episode, like with games and toons? 17:52, 29 July 2008 (UTC)

Maybe when Episode 3 comes. BBG 18:15, 29 July 2008 (UTC)
Obviously, with only two episodes outlined, there is not enough. But we do know there will be five in this season (with possible more in the future), so it's best to start planning now. I'm just curious if it's even worth considering. wbwolf (t | ed) 20:23, 29 July 2008 (UTC)
I'd say it is. Of course, this doesn't mean we should jump on this immediately. A navigation bar now will have the same episode on both sides, which isn't very useful. --Mario2.PNG Super Martyo boing! 20:28, 29 July 2008 (UTC)
Are you guys talking about something similar to {{mamnav}}? It makes perfect sense to have something like that. I don't know why we wouldn't at least be able to create it now, if not implement it. OptimisticFool 20:52, 29 July 2008 (UTC)
Yes, that is what we're talking about. However, like I pointed out, if we implemented it now, we'd have two arrows pointing towards the same episode (kinda like if some kinda robot and homsar were the only sbemails). --Mario2.PNG Super Martyo boing! 00:37, 30 July 2008 (UTC)

Reopening- Now that we have at least the title of the third episode announced and a page created, can we go ahead and create a navigation template for the episodes? wbwolf (t | ed) 21:54, 19 September 2008 (UTC)

Don't see why not. I tried to do it myself, but it's WAAAAY over my head, so I'm not even gonna try. But it should be put at Template:sbcg4apnav. SuperfieldCreditUnion
Okay, I took care of it. Might need some tweaking, though. --Jay (Talk) 22:22, 19 September 2008 (UTC)

[edit] The Nintendo Power Article

Does anyone still have a copy of the July issue? And should we make the "interview" a separate article? There were no real inside references in it besides a mention of the "Adventures of Lolo" by Strong Bad. -- 19:04, 30 July 2008 (UTC)

I gots it. But I think it's copyrighted. Strongkinghomsarsmith 04:01, 19 October 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Wii Price

$8.95 = How much in Wii Points? Acam30 01:01, 6 August 2008 (UTC)

$8.95 for one episode
$34.95 for season pass
1000 Wii points
wbwolf (t | ed) 01:47, 6 August 2008 (UTC)
So 1000 points per episode then? Acam30 02:36, 6 August 2008 (UTC)
That's what I bet. (Just for reference, 1 Wii Point equals 1 cent) SuperfieldCreditUnion
Yea, that's right. 2000 points = $20. Acam30 03:03, 6 August 2008 (UTC)
Then they're overcharging wii points... — Defender1031*Talk 03:06, 6 August 2008 (UTC)
We're not sure that it'll be 1000, but it seems likely. 5 episodes at $10 each = $50, the price for a good Wii game right now. SuperfieldCreditUnion
But Wbwolf just said it's $8.95 for each episode... — Defender1031*Talk 03:14, 6 August 2008 (UTC)
$8.95 is the PC price per episode, or $34.95 if you pre-order the whole series together. $30-$40 is the going price of most new PC games at this point, and $50 is the going price for most new Wii games. We're keeping our episode pricing in line with those. You can learn more from the Games FAQ on the Telltale Games site, or from the Telltale forums. TTGJake 03:16, 6 August 2008 (UTC)
So... it WILL be 1000 points then? Yes or no answer pleas, just to clear this up... Acam30 03:48, 6 August 2008 (UTC)
Yes. See this. But I pre-ordered because I'm special ... and, umm.. don't have a Wii. =] OptimisticFool 04:01, 6 August 2008 (UTC)
There might (MIGHT) be a fee for the convenience of WiiWare, though. So don't call it overcharging. Joanassie 18:13, 11 September 2008 (UTC)

{whacks colons to bits} I prefer to think of the PC version cheaper, not the Wii version being more expensive. There are a few features on Wii that computer doesn't have. Or something like that. SuperfieldCreditUnion

[edit] Voice Acting

Just a note regarding the amount of voice acting and the claim that Matt and Missy do "most of" it. The most recent time this was added to the article, the editor cited a Gamespot interview. I think the confusion may arise because when asked "How much of the original voices to you have?", Telltale representative Brett Tosti replies that "95% of it is done by Matt Chapman". But he immediately goes on to say the other 5% is Marzipan (which he confirms is voiced by Missy). In fact, he's pretty emphatic that all of the voices are done by the original H*R talent. They work this fact into the interview twice — they are obviously proud of it. Anonymous, were you refering to a Gamespot interview other than the one with Brett Tosti?

[edit] Behind the Bad

I LOL'd. But how should we handle this one? Should it be treated as an interview, or what? -- Cyberlink420 00:21, 19 August 2008 (UTC)

Since it's similar to A Day At The Park, Behind The Bad is being handled like shorts. wbwolf (t | ed) 20:38, 19 August 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Reviews/Previews

Shouldn't the preview and review links be put in the episode articles the correspond with, instead of the main SBCG4AP article? It seems to me that it would be a bit more efficient and less cluttered if we did it that way. I Can Has a Ye Flask 20:34, 19 August 2008 (UTC)

That's a good idea. I was certainly surprised at the number of reviews Homestar Ruiner generated. I would say that general articles and previews should stay with the main article. wbwolf (t | ed) 20:36, 19 August 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Downloading episodes on the Wii...

Will each episode have its own space on the Wii Menu? Or will every one be in one channel? Also, will all episodes be the same size as the first one? (300 something blocks) Thanks. Thrashmeister 02:50, 23 August 2008 (UTC)

I think they'll all be different little blocks on the menu. I'm not so sure about size. Now I'm wondering that too. Acam30 02:52, 23 August 2008 (UTC)

[edit] New IGN interview

Link. Should we just list this one with the others, or should we transcribe it since it's an actual audio interview with Strong Bad? (although they do joke earlier in the podcast about people transcribing their stuff...) -- Cyberlink420 03:00, 4 September 2008 (UTC)

The interview begins 56 minutes in and is ~9 minutes long. (0:56:12 - 1:05:15)  Green Helmet 03:32, 4 September 2008 (UTC)
Good opportunities to link to Mashing and Style, and even How do you type with boxing gloves on? ... IMHO, this one should be transcribed. Well, depending on what you (Cyberlink420) mean by "joking about people transcribing their stuff". OptimisticFool 06:50, 4 September 2008 (UTC)
Listen about 51 minutes in; you'll see what I mean. -- Cyberlink420 18:12, 4 September 2008 (UTC)
Is Nintendo Voice Chat Interview - September 3, 2008 too long for the article name? Oh, and yeah, I found the part you mention Cyberlink... at first I thought you were talking about transcribing their stuff being H*R stuff, not their podcast.  Green Helmet 00:26, 5 September 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Steam?

Will the series ever be released on Steam? I am asking because both Sam and Max and Bone were released on Steam. Some guy who's not named Hobojo Skinr

[edit] How long?

This is probably a stupid question, but I need to ask: How long will the episodes be available? I'm asking because I would really like to play them all, but I'll be stuck with Windows 98 until Christmas, so I won't be able to buy them until then. (I also hope the fact that I'm living in Germany won't be a problem.) --Cass from Germany 19:59, 8 September 2008 (UTC)

Also speaking of the game... when is it coming out this month? Don't ignore Cass from Germany's question though.) Acam30 01:25, 9 September 2008 (UTC)
Keep an eye on the official website. As soon as anyone knows, they'll announce it there. Anything you hear before that is just going to be speculation anyway. (I'm not ignoring Cass's question, I just don't know the answer, though I'd assume they'll be available as long as Telltale is still in business)  Green Helmet 01:30, 9 September 2008 (UTC)
Yeah, no game on the Virtual Console/WiiWare service has been discontinued since the service was started AFAIK. Even if you're only discussing the PC version, I don't know why they'd remove the downloads unless they went out of business. You should be fine. --Jay (Talk) 06:50, 9 September 2008 (UTC)
Super Mario Bros. The Lost Levels was removed from the European VC (although it was put back on recently). But yeah, no reason for SBCG4AP to be removed from either download service, save for Telltale or Nintendo going out of business. --videlectrix.pngENUSY discussionitem_icon.gif user.gifmail_icon.gif 17:32, 9 September 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Costume wardrobe errors?

I want to know if anyone's costume parts dissappeared or moved, because my carabowdit hair, big moustache and that grey hat-thing from the mailbox are hidden on the floor under the backdrop in the photo booth. I'm almost finished episode 1, with the only thing I need being the first trophy on the collection screen (72%). (edit: I completed the game, just for the data to be corrupted the next day.) Joanassie 18:17, 11 September 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Release Date Announced

Telltale announced the release of Strong Badia the Free for September 15th. It's on their website.

[edit] Baddest of the bands

in the preview in the end of episode 2 it says the name of the next epsiode is "Baddest Of The Bands"

Yeah, uh, we already have a page for it. We haven't finished updating everything connected to it yet though. --Jay (Talk) 23:26, 15 September 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Drop a whale on 'em

As I noted on the Strong Badia the Free page, the Whale says "Get your lighter from the anvil, please," which can be connected with the fact that you get the lighter from The Cheat (compared with an anvil in huttah!). As I was playing a new game that didn't have the lighter yet when I saw that, I suddenly started wondering something. And then I look up what the whale says in Homestar Ruiner and:

  • DRIVE-THRU WHALE: When the End Times come, we will all dance the Conga of the Apocalypse.
  • DRIVE-THRU WHALE: Always double-down with a king in the hole.
  • DRIVE-THRU WHALE: Lighten up, jumpy jumperson.
  • DRIVE-THRU WHALE: You can't get ahead until you get a head.
  • DRIVE-THRU WHALE: Sever you head, please. It's the greatest day.

Each of these, though a bit strained, can be compared with an event in Homestar Ruiner. Some of the others too, though they're bigger reaches. Could the whale be giving coded hints??? --Jay (Talk) 07:13, 17 September 2008 (UTC)

A-HA!! I opened up my SBtF second game that had defeated all the countries except Country. Tried talking to the whale several times, but he only said generic stuff that had nothing to do with the rest of the game - and suspiciously enough, did not say anything about getting a lighter from an anvil. I went on to Country, got the monster to appear, hacked off one head (IT REGROWS!!!), and went back to the whale. And what do I get? "Would you like flaming skulls with that?" He didn't ask that before. And to those who have played the game, I pose the question: WHAT do you need to do in Country in order to defeat the Ice Head of the Taranchula??? With this in mind, I can say with maybe 80% confidence that, yes, the Whale is giving hints. --Jay (Talk) 07:28, 17 September 2008 (UTC)
And now I see that Venusy came to the same conclusion like a month ago and I'm suddenly that much less impressed with myself. :( --Jay (Talk) 07:29, 17 September 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Another Sam & Max Connection

I was watching video reviews and playing demos of Sam & Max, and I realized that the "new item sound" for SBCG4AP is identical to the sound that's played when you get a new item in Episode 105: Reality 2.0 (that is, when you get something while wearing the virtual reality goggles). Mentionable? SuperfieldCreditUnion

[edit] 3-D animation

You know, I noticed something. On the DVD, the 3-D animation looks silly and a bit premature, and in SBCG4AP, the graphics are smoother and much more dignified. I also noticed that most of the lines that are said during the game don't match the animation. And in the Wii menu when Strong Bad says "Onward to Strong Badia! Strong Badia... THE FREE!" It looks like they just re-used the animation from the first episode when he said "No time for the emails right now. I've got other plans for the Lappy todaaay..." Has anyone noticed those things? MichaelXX2 mail_icon.gif link_icon.gif 02:26, 12 October 2008 (UTC)

[edit] SBCG4AP Episode 4 Announced

I found here that the name of the next SBCG4AP will be Dangeresque 3: The Criminal Projective. Sound a little familiar? ;) JCM 00:07, 15 October 2008 (UTC)

Whooo! YEAH! Dangeresque 3! In video game form! Nice find man ;) MichaelXX2 mail_icon.gif link_icon.gif 00:11, 15 October 2008 (UTC)
No probalo! JCM 00:17, 15 October 2008 (UTC)
I don't think that's actually been announced... this thread tells me that it's not official (when it's official, I'm pretty sure the people on the TellTale forums will know...). That's not to say it's not going to be Dangeresque 3, but it's also possible that this WiiWare World site just made it up. Until it's official, we won't know, and probably shouldn't be claiming that we do. --phlip TC 12:12, 16 October 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Screencaps or Logos?

What type of picture should we use in the episode list? I think we should use screencaps to match the Toons page. BBG 22:34, 28 October 2008 (UTC)

I think the logos are more uniform and look nicer there. — Defender1031*Talk 22:50, 28 October 2008 (UTC)
Ooh, maybe we could use icons! They're uniform and nice-looking, and tell us more about the plots than the logos do. BBG 16:06, 30 October 2008 (UTC)
OK, after a few days with the icons I've concluded that the screencaps did the best job of summarizing each episode. BBG 21:23, 6 November 2008 (UTC)
I still disagree. — Defender1031*Talk 21:44, 6 November 2008 (UTC)

I don't think that uniformity is a strong enough argument to justify replacing the screencaps. The Games article isn't very uniform, and the Toons article contains 0 title cards. Why? Because we provide pictures that say something about the plot. We should do the same here. BBG 13:49, 10 November 2008 (UTC)

This is different. I say we have both icons and title cards, since we have a lot of room. This is what it would look like. SuperfieldCreditUnion
I like it! — Defender1031*Talk 23:55, 10 November 2008 (UTC)
Why can't we have screenshots instead of those vague icons?!? BBG 00:08, 11 November 2008 (UTC)
The icons actually summarize the games far better than the screenshots. I looked at the screenshots and i'm like "what the crap?" but the icons are clearly "oh, homestar in his army uniform. must be a war". I find the screenshots to be far more vague than the icons. — Defender1031*Talk 00:10, 11 November 2008 (UTC)
I actually like it better combined like this. — Defender1031*Talk 00:20, 11 November 2008 (UTC)
That'll do, I guess, but I don't see how the Homestar Ruiner icon provides a better summary than the basement picture does. I perfectly see how your argument applies to the other 2 games (not counting Dangeresque because it has no icon yet) though. BBG 00:45, 11 November 2008 (UTC)
The screenshot there doesn't do it either. it's just homestar on the couch. at least this way the table looks like it belongs. — Defender1031*Talk 00:58, 11 November 2008 (UTC)
I don't want to make it sound like I hate your format, but I felt that the basement picture at least tells us that Homestar is depressed in the game. BBG 01:00, 11 November 2008 (UTC)
Okay, i understand. So are we agreed on the format i came up with? — Defender1031*Talk 01:02, 11 November 2008 (UTC)
Yeah, I like it. BBG 01:06, 11 November 2008 (UTC)
The icon, featuring Dangeresque for episode 4, is now up on the TTG website, if anyone can get it. wbwolf (t | ed) 15:30, 11 November 2008 (UTC)
So, now that 8-Bit is Enough has been announced, what should we use? Wait till Monday? Use this here File:TrogdorintheBasement.jpg image? Something else?

We use the logos and icons as we decided. when 8-bit finally comes out with such things, they'll be added as well. for now the "no pictures available" works. — Defender1031*Talk 01:03, 12 November 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Final Episode revealed!

I found the final Episode, no joke! Trogdor finally comes back from his brokenness and is out on the loose! In the final Episode of Strong Bad. Trogdor! User:splashUru1/sig 2:49, 11 November 2008 (UTC)

Holy Crap. You're kidding. This is too good to be true. There's no way the Trogdor will come in the (3D) NIIIIIIIIIIGHT! Should we make an article or something? Strongkinghomsarsmith 07:10, 11 November 2008 (UTC)
Not until Telltale tells the tale (groan) revealing the episode's name and plot. BBG 17:22, 11 November 2008 (UTC)
Well should I upload the pics for Trogdor and the actual SBCG4AP article? Strongkinghomsarsmith 18:21, 11 November 2008 (UTC)
Telltale confirms Trogdor

[edit] More pictures, better pictures

What's with all the crappy pictures? It's a bit odd that the game actually has a function for taking pictures built into it, yet nobody appears to be capable of getting a good screen capture. Most of the SBCG4AP pictures on the wiki are blurry or pixelated - is everyone playing on 640x480, low quality mode, windowed? I don't know how the Wii version works, but surely screenshots saved to SD card from there can't be that pixelated... -Poopsmith Z

Oh, and also, we need way more pictures of locations, objects, costumes, etc. -Poopsmith Z

The only screenshots I've noticed serious problems with are the ones taken from the 4:3 version of the game (and that's mostly because I'm always annoyed with pan-and-scan). I do agree that we need more though. Not every response article has an image yet. BBG 22:43, 18 November 2008 (UTC)
Yeah, Stinkoman definitely needs a pic. We could also do with better shots for Craig and Uzi Bazooka. Strongkinghomsarsmith 01:24, 20 November 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Less Pictures

I move that we delete alot of the screenshots at the bottom. It dwarfs the article, and gives no real purpose. Maybe 2 from each episode?

[edit] Sah-veh, (no) lo-add!

If I'm done playing the game and want to quit, I always save when I finish, but I can't load the saved game next time I play! Does anybody know why I'm having this problem or how exactly to load? Religious Corn   23:19, 4 December 2008 (UTC)

Maybe you should try the TellTale forums? Loafing 23:23, 4 December 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Questoon

I want to get this game, but may not have enough money to pay for it all. Should I play the episodes chronologically? If not, which one is the best?

The best is 8-Bit is Enough, but if you can only buy one game, I would recommend Dangeresque 3. Among the most self-contained SBCG4AP games, (the other is Strong Badia the Free) Dangeresque 3 is the best. BBG 20:19, 27 December 2008 (UTC)

[edit] "Seasons"?

I've been reading through some of the SBCG4AP pages, and some paragraphs are defining "the first season" as the first 5 episodes. Does that mean there might be more SBCG4AP episodes? A "second season", if you will? -Stinkoman KTalk 03:22, 30 December 2008 (UTC)

That was the plan. Whether it's actually going to happen is still unknown, though. --Belthazar 04:09, 30 December 2008 (UTC)

[edit] SBCG4AP references stuff

Similar to writing "Email" before the name of a Strong Bad Email in articles, should we write something like "SBCG4AP" before the name of an episode of Strong Bad's Game? BBG 21:50, 8 January 2009 (UTC)

I think so. It just makes sense, and would let peoples know that it's part of sbcg4ap without even having to read the article. -Tizye96
I disagree. I don't quite know why we do it for emails (other than tradition), but if I had to guess, it'd be because of A) the large number of emails compared to everything else, and/or 2) the names being lowercase. Neither of these apply to SBCG4AP. --DorianGray 22:02, 8 January 2009 (UTC)

[edit] Screencaps and Logos?

"oh, homestar in his army uniform. must be a war" I don't know why I didn't realize it sooner, but all that proved was that the icons are misleading. Which I still believe. Which is why I made a subpage of various compromises between screencaps, logos, and icons. If you want, comment which works the best. BBG 17:19, 9 March 2009 (UTC)

Personally, I think that solution A is probably the most elegant. However, I would point out that the main purpose of the SBCG4AP article is summarize the entire series. Any sort of extended plot summary of each the individual games, as well as screenshots, should be left to the game page. To that end, it may be worth thinking about moving some of the gallery images off (as was done previously with the reviews) to the game pages. wbwolf (t | ed) 03:04, 8 March 2009 (UTC)
I don't see what's "misleading" about any of it. It's fine as it was. — Defender1031*Talk 17:49, 28 March 2009 (UTC)
As I explain on my subpage, more time in "Strong Badia the Free" is spent protesting than battling. When the characters finally go off into battle, during the last five minutes of the game I might add, the game just cuts to a loading screen, then shows what happens a week after the battle ended. On a minor note, The Cheat never sports a mohawk in "Baddest of the Bands". BBG 17:53, 28 March 2009 (UTC)
And this is a problem why? — Defender1031*Talk 17:54, 28 March 2009 (UTC)
Well, that "Baddest of the Bands" thing isn't really a problem; I just threw it in there. The "Strong Badia the Free" thing was supposed to show how your argument could be made null by the fact there isn't an onscreen war. Further problems are caused by a fact I pointed out earlier: the "Homestar Ruiner" icon tells us nothing other than the fact Strong Bad is in it. Also keep in mind that you can always weed the Telltale website for seemingly better screencaps. BBG 18:01, 28 March 2009 (UTC)
It's nice that you think so. Those are the official images that telltale and TBC chose and i think it's a bit arrogant and presumptuous to call their logos "misleading" and insist that we provide something "better". There's also no reason that we need to have a screencap that gives a good idea of what the game is about on this page. We're just giving the descriptions and links to the articles on the games. In short, it's fine how it is. — Defender1031*Talk 18:03, 28 March 2009 (UTC)

On an unimportant side note, while the main screencaps at the Telltale forum announcements for the last two are the same ones I picked for each episode's main Wiki article, the one for "Strong Badia the Free" tells us even less about the game than the pictures we use. Take a look. But only if you want to. BBG 18:18, 28 March 2009 (UTC)

I made another table on my subpage just now, but it's pretty tall. Is that a problem? I realize now that it is. Also, I'm not sure what to make of this quote: "Those are the official images that telltale and TBC chose and i think it's a bit arrogant and presumptuous to call their logos 'misleading' and insist that we provide something 'better'." I believe I was not being presumptuous at all because I never called the logos misleading and whenever possible, picked episode screencaps from among those that TBC and Telltale selected. Where did you think I got them from? I can't even pick different screencaps since I play the Wii versions of the episodes. I also wish to respond to this quote: "There's also no reason that we need to have a screencap that gives a good idea of what the game is about on this page. We're just giving the descriptions and links to the articles on the games." You can make a similar argument for the Toons article, yet we do it anyway. BBG 21:40, 24 April 2009 (UTC)
Something I just noticed is that the official game website has the icons, and pages for each individual episode have screencaps, but the logos are nowhere to be found unless you count videos. So if anyone should be called pretentious and wanting something better than TBC's intents, it would be you. But I fortunately know better than to insult you like that. BBG 03:44, 29 April 2009 (UTC)
I'm not so sure you do, actually, given that you pretty much did just say Deffy was pretentious. Sure, you stuck in a modal to make it a hypothetical situation, but that really makes no difference on the effect of what you're saying (i.e., "if anyone should be called pretentious and wanting something better than TBC's intents, it would be you" has basically the same effect as saying "you are pretentious and wanting something better than TBC's intents"). Heimstern Läufer 04:55, 29 April 2009 (UTC)
Oh, I didn't know there was no difference. I thought what I did was kind of like, "You deserve this, but I'm not giving it to you", and that it was completely uncalled for for him to call me arrogant in the first place. BBG 12:03, 29 April 2009 (UTC)
Well, I didn't say there was no difference at all, just that it was basically the same. But the thing is, with actions, you can say "you deserve X, but I'm not going to give it to you", where X = a punch in the face, a kick in the rear, you name it. With words, once you've said them, they're there, regardless of whether you meant to give them or not. Now, as for your assertion that Defender's action were out of line: to be completely fair, he didn't really call you arrogant; rather, he said what you were doing was "a bit arrogant". Still, I do agree that it was pretty undiplomatic and didn't help the situation. Can we all possibly make up and agree to be cordial from now on? That would be great. Resume content dispute. Heimstern Läufer 12:34, 29 April 2009 (UTC)
I'm willing to make up if DeFender admits it was uncalled for. BBG 18:13, 30 April 2009 (UTC)

[edit] Bonus DVD

The bonus DVD version of SBCG4AP is in the works (they are promising to have it out by Comi-Con in July), so a question now becomes, how do we handle the release. Is it like another DVD? Should it be another section of this article? Telltale has given some hints of the contents, such as Behind The Bad and mp3 of songs from the games, but I don't think we've had to deal with a physical release of any of the games before. wbwolf (t | ed) 04:22, 17 April 2009 (UTC)

[edit] Better screenshots

Are there any screenshots at the official websites for episodes 2 and 3 that do a better job summarizing and promoting the episodes than the ones I selected? Right now, I'm leaning very strongly towards changing the episode 3 picture to the second one featured here. Regarding Episode 2, I can't say whether the ones of Strong Bad and the flag are better than the protest one because while Strong Bad is in them, he's not really doing anything. BBG 15:39, 17 April 2009 (UTC)

So, here's the screenshot I was thinking of using for episode 2. Like the one I picked for episode 1, it supplements the summary well, but unfortunately wouldn't hold up if you find it by itself. If it becomes the main screenshot, then I think the gameplay trailer article would have the picture where the flag is in the distance. Is this idea so good or no good? Here are some examples of how pages would look with the flag picture in place of the protest picture. BBG 15:11, 18 April 2009 (UTC)

[edit] Strong Bad emails

Excuse me, but I have problems to unlock Strong Bad Emails in the games? Can some one tell me the list how to unlock every Strong Bad emails in the 5 episodes, thanks, DJ Dumpy Dump

Step One: Go to the Computer Room (Or Smoky Office in "Dangeresque 3")
Step Two: Click on the Lappy
Step Three: Click on an Email
Step Four: Repeat every time an electronic envelope appears in the upper left hand corner BBG 18:33, 17 May 2009 (UTC)
Thanks - DJ Dumpy Dump

[edit] Separate Logo Section

Do we need one? On one hand, it makes the Episode table easier on the eyes without so many graphics, but on the other hand, it makes this article too long by some users' standards. BBG 15:39, 19 May 2009 (UTC)

[edit] Protect the Walkthroughs

Is it necessary for us to protect the walkthrough pages from anonymous editors so people may not write pointless additions such as "Strong Bad's collar exploded for some reason"? BBG 15:52, 5 June 2009 (UTC)

No. They are no different from any other page on the wiki.  Green Helmet 16:17, 5 June 2009 (UTC)
Not all of the edits on the walkthroughs have been useless natter. Just... a lot of them. Anyway, it's not vandalism per se, so I don't think there's any reason to protect. --Jay (Talk) 16:58, 5 June 2009 (UTC)

[edit] SBCG4AP function discovered (?)

I've noticed that in SBCG4AP episodes, right-clicking ends the character's line that is speaking and goes on to the next one. For example, in the tutorial, Strong Bad's lines:

    • "The magnifying glass* goes in my inventory."
    • "Click here to get to the inventory."

If I right clicked at the *, Strong Bad would not say, "goes in my inventory" but instead go on to the "click here..." line.

Anyone else notice this? Where would I put it?

Strong Vader 01:48, 19 July 2009 (UTC)

It's not just you. That was a feature put in the game. I noticed it on my Wii. MichaelXX2 mail_icon.gif link_icon.gif 02:18, 19 July 2009 (UTC)
Is that something we should put in some article, or not? Strong Vader 03:48, 19 July 2009 (UTC)
And if you click the left mouse button six times rapidly and hold it down, Strong Bad will run, not walk. Strong Vader 03:12, 23 July 2009 (UTC)
That happens if you click rapidly twice. OpenSourceGreg 13:22, 8 March 2010 (UTC)

[edit] Question

Does anyone know if there will be more than 5 episodes, quite possibly a SBCG4AP season 2? 22:18, 28 February 2010 (UTC)

Any and all wonderings would be speculation and suit the forum better. StrongAwesome 22:26, 28 February 2010 (UTC)

[edit] SBCG4AP Announced For Mac and PSN

It's on For the record, as a Nintendo fanboy, I vehemently oppose the second part of Telltale's decision and might possibly explode in a fit of rage. but, a buttdanceNeox ONION BUBS!YOU WILL RESPECT MAH AUTHORI-TAH!!! 20:15, 11 December 2010 (UTC)

I agree with that. I thought the brothers chaps were Nintendo supporters. >.<
They are, it probably wasn't their decision. Telltale or someone else probably gave it away for money or for fans who don't have Nintendo. doctorwho295 25 December 2010

[edit] Recent

The reason I said that sbcg4ap was recently released is because, um, it was recently released! Sorry for the confusion. 2008 wasn't that long ago. The game has been gradually increasing in popularity since it's release. The game explains all modern h*r relationships, and nothing has changed since it's debut. I'd suggest saying that the game was recently released because of the short period of time since it was released, compared to the entire lifespan of It was at PAX 2010, by the way.

In the world of video games, two to three years is a fair amount of time. What's more, the longer the Wiki exists, the less true that "recent" is anyway. Better not to put such descriptors, even if it was released last week. --Jay (Talk) 22:06, 28 February 2011 (UTC)

[edit] Totally Popular Strong Bad (Wii Shop Channel)

Totally Popular Strong Bad

I noticed this today when I went on Nintendo's Wii Shop Channel (US). I don't have the means to take a higher quality shot, but I just wanted to record this so that somebody who can get a higher quality shot can and post it in the Publicity section of the SBCG4AP article. — Ngamer01 00:26, 14 October 2011 (UTC)

Thanks to gaining a DVD recorder and Nintendo of America keeping this ad up for the last few months, I managed to snag a higher quality screenshot (clear your cache if necessary to see the new image), but I don't think the image quality is at the level needed for article inclusion yet. Can anyone help? — Ngamer01 02:18, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
Why did you save it as a JPEG? --Jay (Talk) 03:45, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
Sadly, that's because Windows Movie Maker doesn't have an option of saving snapshots of videos in any other format except JPEG. — Ngamer01 04:21, 7 January 2012 (UTC)

[edit] Steam version

Is it possible to use a special code to transfer save data from the TellTale version to the Steam version without having to buy the Steam version like there is for Poker Night at the Inventory? I don't want to pay twice for SBCG4AP if I don't have to, but I want to be able to play it on Steam (plus I'm curious to see if there are any achievements or anything). 15:35, 20 November 2011 (UTC)

As Valve has clearly stated in a KB Article on steampowered: Definitely not; Also, Forum. ColdReactive 18:53, 20 November 2011 (UTC)

[edit] iOS?

I see that this game and Poker Night have not been released on iOS. Is there such way for them to release both on iOS? 12:32, 30 December 2015 (UTC)

[edit] SBCG4AP Items

A long time ago, presumably in this galaxy, DorianGray started putting together a list of SBCG4AP Items for a future page. Since 2009, however, nothing has happened, and the idea has faded into obscurity. Should we continue working on it and eventually create this page? Gfdgsgxgzgdrc 00:32, 7 August 2019 (UTC)

Only if we can't sort them better on the pages that are specifically written for items. For example, I would place Strong Sad's camera on the page for Cameras, or Pom Pom's katana on the page for Weapons, or Coach Z's toilet paper on the page where toilet paper would go. And the generic lighter Strong Bad uses is already sorted as part of the BMW Lighter page. And Quesos has its own page, even though it only appeared once and was briefly mentioned one other time. But there will be some pieces that won't be sorted. Do we need a page to place the bent hanger? Do we need a place for the hedge clippings? (Don't we have a list of all the inventory items in each game on the main page for each game)? -- 01:02, 7 August 2019 (UTC)
DorianGray's page does have additional info that the main pages for the individual installments don't have, namely each item's use and location. And the location probably wouldn't be prudent info for the specific item pages. The Inventory section of each page could be expanded to be more like DorianGray's, if we don't just decide to have the items page as an article on its own. DEI DAT VMdatvm center\super contra 11:22, 7 August 2019 (UTC)

[edit] Game returning to PC

The game is returning to PCs under the new Telltale games but... this article never even mentioned that they were removed from sale in the first place. Does anyone have the date they were removed so we can say they came back on this day? Guybrush20X6 00:43, 8 December 2020 (UTC)

Based on previous edits it seems that the game was always available on steam even though the web page went away? We can use the internet archive to figure out which dates the telltale web page was unavailable. --Stux 02:40, 8 December 2020 (UTC)
Here's some useful info that lists when it was delisted on GOG and Steam Guybrush20X6 14:13, 8 December 2020 (UTC)

[edit] Translated Cheat and Pom Pom dialogue

The data files for the games contain English versions of the Cheat's and Pom Pom's dialogue in the games. Should they be added to the appropriate articles? 14:47, 4 May 2022 (UTC)

The wiki uses the official subtitles seen in the game, so far I think the consensus is to leave the files to be found on the Cutting Room Floor wiki. Maybe a page of the alternate lines would be good, as I also think they should be added, but maybe not there, to not confuse people who haven't played the game, I dunno I'm just playing it safe saying all the reasons I know the lines aren't on the wiki ----J∃ffJMan 15:14, 4 May 2022 (UTC)
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