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The '''FunMachine''' is a game console mimicking the [[Nintendo]] [[Wikipedia:Nintendo Entertainment System|Entertainment System]] that [[Strong Bad]] has created [[video games|games]] for. Apparently, the majority of the games that [[Videlectrix]] produces are playable on the FunMachine. Videlectrix also produces games for a newer-generation system known as the Super FunMachine, a possible counterpart to the [[Wikipedia:Super Nintendo Entertainment System|SNES]].
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The '''Videlectrix FunMachine''' (or simply '''FunMachine''') is [[Strong Bad]]'s video game console of choice. Some of the games that [[Videlectrix]] produces are playable on the FunMachine and a newer-generation system known as the Super FunMachine (a parody of the [[Nintendo#Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)|NES]] and updated [[Nintendo#Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)|Super NES]]), as well as the Ultra FunMachine CD. The front page of the Limozeen's Hot Babelien Odyssey in-game manual states that the FunMachine is actually made by Videlectrix.
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On the website, the FunMachine itself resembles an old [[Atari 2600]] console, as do the graphics and sound for these games, and the controller resembles an Atari joypad. The Super FunMachine seems to use more sophisticated graphics and sound, similar to the NES or SNES. The box art for games on both consoles are vertical, which most closely resembles NES game boxes. In [[Strong Bad's Cool Game For Attractive People]], the FunMachine appears to be more advanced, and its controller more resembles that of an NES console.
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In Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People, a FunMachine can be found in [[Strong Bad's room]] and can be used to play a certain game that differs by each episode, including [[Snake Boxer 5]], [[Math Kickers]], [[Limozeen's Hot Babelien Odyssey]], [[Space Circus Catastrophe]], and [[Gel-Arshie's Pro Fruitboarder]]. In [[Dangeresque 3: The Criminal Projective]], the FunMachine is located in the [[Computer Room]] instead (due to Strong Bad's room not being accessible), where it functions as a space flight simulator.
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In [[Baddest of the Bands]], the game's narrative centers around the FunMachine. After it is broken, Strong Bad has to hold a Battle Royale of the Bands to get funds for it. After paying [[Bubs]] his exorbitant fee, [[Strong Sad]] points out that the FunMachine was simply broken because of an old piece of nacho cheese spray lodged in the console.
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The [[Stinkoman 20X6 Walkthrough Level 10|Level 10]] release of [[Stinkoman 20X6]] was alledgedly made for the Videlectrix Ultra FunMachine CD; a take on the {{wp|Nintendo 64}}'s original name (Ultra 64), and the {{wp|Sega CD}} (Mega-CD in most regions outside of North America). It is capable of playing (highly compressed) [[wikipedia:Full motion video|full motion videos]]. It also includes a Gametridge slot and disk drive for computer and TV video game compatiblity. It is available in teak, walnut, maple, ash, and oak.
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*'''Debut:''' Email [[video games]] (mentioned)
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*'''Debut:''' [[Strong Bad Main Page]] — It can be seen on Strong Bad's floor playing [[Nighttime Driving Type Game]].
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*[[Secret Collect]]: This game was published for the FunMachine.
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*Email [[video games]] (mentioned)
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*[[Rhinofeeder]]: This game was published for the Super FunMachine.
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**[[Secret Collect.]] — This game was published for the FunMachine.
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*[[50K Racewalker]]: The game's title screen reads "LICENSED BY FUNMACHINE".
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**[[RhinoFeeder]] — This game was published for the Super FunMachine.
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*[[50K Racewalker]] — The game's title screen reads "LICENSED BY FUNMACHINE".
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*[[Homestar Ruiner]]
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*[[Strong Badia the Free]]
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*[[Baddest of the Bands]]
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*[[Dangeresque 3: The Criminal Projective]]
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*[[8-Bit is Enough]]
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Current revision as of 01:17, 11 January 2021

The pinnacle of video games.
"No other system could cram all the necessary migs and megs of pixels!"

The Videlectrix FunMachine (or simply FunMachine) is Strong Bad's video game console of choice. Some of the games that Videlectrix produces are playable on the FunMachine and a newer-generation system known as the Super FunMachine (a parody of the NES and updated Super NES), as well as the Ultra FunMachine CD. The front page of the Limozeen's Hot Babelien Odyssey in-game manual states that the FunMachine is actually made by Videlectrix.

On the website, the FunMachine itself resembles an old Atari 2600 console, as do the graphics and sound for these games, and the controller resembles an Atari joypad. The Super FunMachine seems to use more sophisticated graphics and sound, similar to the NES or SNES. The box art for games on both consoles are vertical, which most closely resembles NES game boxes. In Strong Bad's Cool Game For Attractive People, the FunMachine appears to be more advanced, and its controller more resembles that of an NES console.

In Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People, a FunMachine can be found in Strong Bad's room and can be used to play a certain game that differs by each episode, including Snake Boxer 5, Math Kickers, Limozeen's Hot Babelien Odyssey, Space Circus Catastrophe, and Gel-Arshie's Pro Fruitboarder. In Dangeresque 3: The Criminal Projective, the FunMachine is located in the Computer Room instead (due to Strong Bad's room not being accessible), where it functions as a space flight simulator.

In Baddest of the Bands, the game's narrative centers around the FunMachine. After it is broken, Strong Bad has to hold a Battle Royale of the Bands to get funds for it. After paying Bubs his exorbitant fee, Strong Sad points out that the FunMachine was simply broken because of an old piece of nacho cheese spray lodged in the console.

The Level 10 release of Stinkoman 20X6 was alledgedly made for the Videlectrix Ultra FunMachine CD; a take on the Nintendo 64's original name (Ultra 64), and the Sega CD (Mega-CD in most regions outside of North America). It is capable of playing (highly compressed) full motion videos. It also includes a Gametridge slot and disk drive for computer and TV video game compatiblity. It is available in teak, walnut, maple, ash, and oak.

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