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7 Days a Skeptic

  • In the special edition of 7 Days a Skeptic, an unknown character types 'pasta sauce' into the computer to bring up the main menu. Entering the same phrase into the computer in the Captain's quarters brings up an email to Strong Bad, asking him how he types with his boxing gloves on.

Adventure Quest

  • In the free flash RPG Adventure Quest, occasionally when a Guardian summons the Guardian Dragon, the dragon will say: "BURNINATE!!! (do not sue us please)"
  • Also, there was a Homestar Runner chat icon in the forum that you could choose but it has been removed.
  • On Mogloween 2006, one of the randomly generated names for the houses was Trogdor.

Age of Empires III

When you enter the cheat code 'sooo good' in single player, each unit that is killed will display a Teen-Girl-Squad-like death, which varies based on the type of unit that killed them. MUSKETEER'ED! and JANNISSARY'ED! are some examples.

Amazing Island

On page 9/10 of the manual, there are instructions on creating a new character. Whoever took the picture had named his character Homestar.

American McGee's Grimm

One of the loading screen messages is "Ken loves Trogdor"

Backyard Skateboarding: Game of the Year Edition

On the Customize Skater option, one shirt that is choosable is titled "Star Runner"; it is a red shirt with a white star.

Ben Jordan: Paranormal Investigator

  • In the third game in the series, when looking at a hut it is described as "A small thatched-roof cottage, suitable for burnination."
  • In the first game, you have access to a computer which is identical to the Compy 386.

Cardmaster Conflict

In the free online trading card game Cardmaster Conflict, there is an avatar part called the "Gotta Have Blue Hair", which looks like Stinkoman's hair.

Chain of Fire

The intro of level 25 tells the player "Time to burninate!"


Counter-Strike servers with AdminMod installed occasionally display messages "(username) was burninated by Trogdor, er by (username)" and "Headshot! For good, and for AWESOME!"

Crash Tag Team Racing

While racing, Crunch might say, "I burninated that chump!" and "Haha! Your car asplode!"

While racing, Pasadena O'Possum might say, "Hey! This ain't a monster truck rally! That's SUNDAY SUNDAY SOMEDAY!!".

Several Die-O-Ramas have titles similar to "ARROWED!" from Teen Girl Squad Issue 1 and/or comic. Among them are "SHARKED!", "CROSSBOWED!", "EXPLODEDED!"[1], "LIQUIDATED" and "JAWED!".

  1. "Explodeded" has an extra "ed" at the end, which refers to the 'D! from TGS. The font used for the Die-O-Ramas didn't have an apostrophe, so this was used instead.

Custom Robo

  • Partway through the American version of the game, there is a quiz on basic game knowledge. One of the (wrong) answers to a multiple-choice question is "Parts Burninator".
  • There is also a gun called the "Homing Star"

Cyborg Livestock Outer Space

If you defeat the alien mothership from Shockwave's Cyborg Livestock from Outer Space, the end text says that the ship "asplode," just as your head does in the game StrongBadZone.

Derby Owner's Club

One of the default sires' name is "Homestar Runner".

Diner Dash: Flo on the Go

This diner's going to the moooooooooon!

One of the secret levels is titled Everybody to the Limit. The description is: "Can you handle everything and the kitchen sink? This one's going to the moon!!"

Disney's Toontown Online

One of the names you can name your Toon is Fat Dudley. During the monologue preceding the toontask for shutting down a sellbot factory, The store owner, Coach Zucchini, says that the toon can refer to him as Coach Z.

Dragon Fable

In one of the Sneevil Box Quests, you kill a sneevil and it gives you a random password. One of these passwords is "Burninate", an obvious reference to Trogdor.

Also, in the blacksmithing skill mini-game, Yulgar may ask you to craft such items as "Moist Letter Opener of Burninating."

One of the Warrior sayings is "Douuuuuuuuble Deuce!"

In the Design Notes for May 2nd, 2008, the game programmer Rolith complains that "Nobody Likes his style..." This is a possible reference to Nebulon.


This homemade parody of Everquest, found at, allows one of the characters to summon Trogdor the Burninator.


In the zone Inktu'ta, The Unmasked Chapel, there is a monster called "Cursecaller Fhqwhgads". You can see a picture of it here.

Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel

Listed in the credits, listed under "SPECIAL THANKS," is "SB/HSR".

Fat Princess

In the in-game manuel, page five, one of the instruction blips reads: "Press (square) to burninate with fireballs".

Final Fantasy I & II: Dawn of Souls

  • A man in Hellfire Chasm says "This is private property. Trespassers will be burninated.".
  • In Whisperwind Cove one of the items you obtain in one of the floors from a dwarf is called 'Witches Brew"
    • Both these areas were exclusively for the GBA version of the games, and were not on the original copies for the NES, or in the PlayStation remake Final Fantasy Origins on which Dawn of Souls is based.

Fortress Forever

Four Second Firestorm

  • One of the minigames is "Don't A Splode", which involves a car dodging boxes of explosives.

Full Auto 2: Battlelines

  • One of the dragon decals players can put on their cars in the PSP version is called "Burninator".

Galactic Civilizations 2: Dread Lords

In the custom race options one of the custom race icons looks suspiciously like an upside down Strong Bad. [1]

Goblin Commander: Unleash the Horde

In the credits of this game, it says "Additional Thanks To: Strong Bad."

Guild Wars

  • As an Elementalist (a mage), one can acquire spells called "Mark of Rodgort" and "Rodgort's Invocation." Both spells cause a condition in which the target catches on fire. Rodgort spelled backwards is Trogdor.
  • In the latest update, one can go on a quest to bring an evil Stone Summit dwarf a Cold One, which you create by adding ice to a Warm One.
  • As a Hallowe'en treat, people in Guild Wars can now get Witches' Brew.

Guitar Hero II and Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s

(See main article: Guitar Hero)

Homestar Hunt 3

This flash game, made by the popular flash game site Diseased Productions, centers around the buying and upgrading to different and more powerful weapons (particularly handguns) for use in hunting down and killing "the internet bastardization" Homestar or other "equally irritating" characters.

I Don't Even Know

One minigame, entitled "HOW JOO MAKE A'SPLODE?", requires you to activate a bomb.

Imagine: Babysitter

One of the items you can purchase at the store is the Original Book.

Jack Russell

In this flash game by Kenney Altera, the in-game instructions warn that if the protagonist dog touches a mine, he will A SPLODE! The game can be found here at Newgrounds.

Jet Set Emily: Baby On The Go

In this game for the ZX Spectrum, one of the screens is entitled "" and resembles Homestar's head. (This screen only appears in the revision and later versions; earlier versions had a screen advertising, an all-but-defunct Garfield site.) Incidentally, this game was designed by TheLazenby, a member of the and Socks and Vinegar forums; the newest and final version, although not designed by TheLazenby, still retains this screen. (However, in the new version, a secret teleporter is said to be hidden somewhere in Homestar's head.)

John Woo Presents Stranglehold

In the Xbox 360 version of the game, an Achievment can be unlocked called "Asplosion", which is similar to Vector Strong Bad's "Asplode."

Kingdom Hearts II

  • When fighting the Hydra in the Colosseum, a reaction called Urninator will be available. Urninator is one letter off from Burninator.
  • In the BradyGames strategy guide for the game, on page 28, there is a tipbox labeled "Everybody to the Limit", a reference to the song of the same name.

The Kingdom of Loathing

You're not a broom?!
  • One of the ways to attack someone in Player vs. Player is to "Burninate".
  • In The Barrel full of Barrels, if you break open an exploding barrel, the result text tells you "Your Barrel A Splode, hurting you. Badly".
  • In the Strange Leaflet, an area inspired by old text-based adventure games, you can enter in "Dennis" to hear that "You cannot go DENNIS from here."
  • In the chat function, the chat command '/baleet username' carries out the same effect as '/ignore username'.
  • The game contains an item, Marzipan skull, which contains a reference to the character Marzipan and the food of the same name in the description.
  • The game also contains a Mr. Balloon item, the description of which refers to Strong Bad's song about "the High Voice Crew" from helium.
  • The description for the pirate zombie robot head contains the text "Must... fight... jibblies!" – a quote from More Fan Costumes.
  • The description for the skewered jumbo olive says it has been "sworded".
  • The descriptions for the eXtreme meat staff, sword, and crossbow say the respective weapon is "to the limit".
  • The filename of the "100 Pound Load" Trophy is heavy_lourde.gif.
  • One of the adventures in a drunken stupor has the text "You buffoon. You carpetbagger. She gives you whatfor", a variant on a quote from Old-Timey Strong Bad in 50 emails.
  • Two of the combat messages from the spirit hobo refer to Senor Cardgage - the message about "low rates and percent signs" is similar to a quote from Senor Mortgage, and the message about a girl named Helvetica is based on garage sale, when Senor Cardgage refers to Strong Sad by that name.
  • There have been several references to "How do you type with boxing gloves on?" throughout the game:
    • When spectating on the KWE wrestling matches in the KWE chatroom, the announcer has introduced Roo (who is basically a kangaroo wearing boxing gloves) with "How the heck does he karate-chop with boxing gloves on?"
    • Giving a weapon to Roo in the KWE Back Room results in the message, ". . . holding this with boxing gloves will be the greatest challenge I have faced since that time I tried to type!"
    • One of the Fun Facts on Roo's trading card reads "Roo never takes off his boxing gloves! It's a good thing he doesn't do much typing!"
    • When fighting The Box, one of the attack messages reads "It boxes your ears. How does it box with typing gloves on?"
    • When fighting a raging bull, one of the miss messages says, "He prepares to pummel you, but you confuse him by asking how he can do that with boxing gloves on."
    • The entry for the boxing glove reads "How do I type with these things on? The better question is how will you repeat that question after I knock all your teeth out?"
  • The verb "Arrow'd" has been ocassionally used in the game:
    • In The Hidden Temple, one of the events is entitled "Arrowed!".
    • One of the gambling events in the Money Making Game involves shooting an arrow into a papaya à la William Tell. If you hit the papaya, it is said to be "arrow'd".
    • One of the Valentine's Day gifts is an arrow'd heart balloon.
  • One of the KWE wrestlers, "Chori Zo", has "Lady-type" for her gender in the KWE Fact Book.
  • When fighting a scary pirate, one of the miss messages says, "He moans "brrraaaiiiaaarrrnns!" and starts to gnaw on your skull, but does a pretty lousy jeorb."
  • When fighting a mayonnaise wasp, one of the miss messages says, "It tries to coat you with nasty mayonnaise, but you counter with a ketchup bomb."
  • The image of the star shirt resembles Homestar Runner's shirt.
  • One of the stench resistance tests in the Daily Dungeon contains the text "or as I like to call it, 'Rotten Eggland'."
  • One of the spooky resistance tests in the Daily Dungeon uses the phrase "the jibblies".
  • Before The LAAAAME Observatory was destroyed by part of a comet, one of the galaxies you could observe was called, "Distant Galaxy NGC-404." The filename of the image was, "404d.gif".
  • If the Scroll of ancient forbidden unspeakable evil causes hot damage to you, the game says, "These things are bad for you", perhaps referring to Homestar's line from invisibility.
  • Sometimes, when you consume a Fancy but probably evil chocolate, it can be "filled with some sort of witch's brew, or perhaps witch's brüe", referring to both Witch's Brew and Halloween Fairstival.
  • Starting June 25, 2007, when you use the new item Black Body Spray it states that "You feel moxious and dangerous, but it's hard to operate when everyone is trying to get all up ons."
  • The description for the Fire-breathing duck contains the line "the important thing is that somebody gets this freakin' duck away from you," a reference to In Search Of The Yello Dello DVD and Main Page 13.
  • While fighting a War Hippy Airborne Commander, one may get the effect "All Covered in Whatsit".
  • The description for the fire item mentions it could be used for "blending in at a peasant convention," a reference to Trogdor burninating peasants and/or Rather Dashing having to make himself "on fire like a peasant" in Peasant's Quest.
  • In Hobopolis, if you have Richard make nine scarehoboes at Richard's Redoubt, he says "I can do it! I can do it nine times!", a reference to the Strong Bad Emails crazy cartoon and virus.
  • Also in Hobopolis, some of the Hobo Names are references.
    • One of the titles for a Hot-aligned Hobo is Burninatin'.
    • One of the occupations for a Stench-aligned Hobo is The Poopsmith.

Kings of Chaos

When your army wins a battle, one of the phrases is "You burninated the enemy!" Likewise, when your army is beaten, one of the phrases is "The enemy burninated your army!" Kings of Chaos.

Luminous Arc

One of the random monster names in Luminous Arc is "Asplode".

At one point, one character says "First off, I'm not human, I'm a dragon. Or a dragon-man. Or something."

Magical Starsign

When the main characters have reached the planet of light, Nova, one of the Dancing Fruit will at one point run by the party, screaming "A-splode!!"

The Matrix Wars

If you successfully attack another realm in this RPG, "you burninated the enemy!" may appear at the end of the attack entry. [2]

Megaman: Powered Up

On the Mega Man Web, there are a few levels created by users which are modeled after the Stinkoman 20X6 levels, albeit with a few differences.

NASCAR 2005: Chase For the Cup

One of the available designs for a Craftsman Truck paint scheme is called "A-splode".

Nevermore Game

If you click on the i sign at the 4th scene, the Wheat Grows Sweet noise from Peasant's Quest will play.

Playing Location:

Neverwinter Nights

New NWN patches have demo modules that illustrate creatures that have been added in those patches. These modules, created by Jay Watamaniuk, tend to be a bit silly in tone. The demo module included in v1.64, Land Sea-Puma, has a signpost with following directions:

North - Certain Dhoom
East - Most Likely Dhoom
West - Fair to Excellent Conditions for Dhoom
Dennis - Ye Will Find Nothing of Yon Interest Here Aye

Nicholas' Weird Adventure 2

  • When Nicholas speaks to the guard in Morth's castle, he says, "I say there, monstrosity!", a clear reference to animal.
  • Later in the dialogue, the guard says back to Nicholas,"It serves you right, stupid pfargtl!", an obvious reference to Sbemail 169 Deleted Scene.
  • Nicholas refers to a pile of refuse as whatsit in the sewer area.

Pac-Man World 3

Near the end of the Gogekko Tower level, Orson asks Pac-Man to hack into a computer, to which he replies, "It's not easy to type with boxing gloves on."

Persona 4

  • In one scene, Yosuke Hanamura says that something gives him the jibblies.
  • And during the sequence of events that leads to the True Ending, he also says that the case is over for reals this time.

Pico's Cousin

When you beat the game, at the 'bonus features' section, click 'Useless info', listed there is ' rules.'

Portal: Flash Version

On the AddictingGames page, at the end of the description of the game, it says "Do you has?"

Project LRNJ

When your character dies in the game, death messages are displayed. One of them is "Your head a splode!"


Losing all your lives displays the message "YOUR SHIP A SPLODE".

Scribble 2!

One of the levels, a right-pointing arrow, is entitled "Arrow'd". In another level, one of the shapes vaguely resembles Strong Sad's head.

The Sims: Makin' Magic Expansion Pack

The StinkSmasher 20X6

One of the appliances is called "StinkSmasher 20X6."

The Sims: Bustin' Out

One item in the game is called "The Furninator Deluxe", which is a reference to Trogdor.

Slacker 2

During the credits, zoom in on Slacker's nametag to see a picture of Homestar on it.

Spore Creature Creator

A hidden picture of Strong Bad's head exists within the game's files. Its purpose is currently unknown.

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

One of the default name choices at the beginning is "Homsar Dell". You may need to click on the button again many times to come to this name. Kerrek will show up as well.

Super Smash Flash 2

Strong Bad, Homestar, Stinkoman, 1-Up, Trogdor, and The Poopsmith will be playable via expansion.

Tony Hawk's American Sk8land

  • In the Vans Park level, go forward from the starting point, then spine transfer the side of the half-pipe to the quarter-pipe on the other side. If you land it, you get the gap called "WIIIIDESCREEN", a reference to flashback.

Tony Hawk's American Wasteland

  • In the Vans Park level, if you grind a rail around the corner on the third floor and jump out of bounds, you will see one of four messages, "Children'd!" "Arrowed!" "MSG'd!" or "Late 360 Shove-It to Boneless'D!"
    • You can also see these messages by using a trainer to increase your ollie or air height and jumping beyond the level's "ceiling."
  • Also in Vans Park, if you board whack the generator thing, you will get a message and respawn. One of the possible messages is "Your head asplode".
  • One of the cheats for the game is "2them00n," a reference to personal favorites.
  • When playing online, if you collide with another player, one of the messages is "You just K.O.'d 'the name of the person you just collided with'". This is a reference to Teen Girl Squad.

Tony Hawk's Underground

  • In the Moscow level, if you jump into a certain chimney, you die and the screen gives you a message. One of the messages is "BURNINATED!".
  • In the Vancouver level, when you drive the limo, the license plate on the back of it says "LIMOZEEN".

Total Overdose: a Gunslinger's Tale in Mexico

If you manage to set an enemy on fire, you will be awarded with a burnination combo.

Track Master

In this flash game on, whenever you lose with a good score roughly around 10,000 the words "Good Jorb" appear on the screen.

Trivial Pursuit DVD: Pop2 Culture

One of the questions is:

Q: Who is Strong Bad's chronically depressed brother, in the web cartoon "Homestar Runner"?
A: Strong Sad

Urbz: Sims in the City

One of the Xizzles you can get is called "All up ons", which is a reference to suntan.

Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines

The detail text for flamethrower gas cannisters reads "A cannister of Burninator-brand flamethrower fuel", an obvious reference to Trogdor.

Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne

When Prince Kael'thas Sunstrider & the Blood Elves are captured & held prisoner within the enchanted dungeons of Dalaran, one of the pair of guards taunting Kael is named Trogdar, a subtle reference to Trogdor.

Also, in "Extreme Candy War 2005", a bonus map produced by Blizzard themselves, a neutral shop sells "Extreme Warez", one of which is a power-up that doubles the number of troops in the next spawning for your faction; this power-up is aptly named "TO THE LIMIT!"

World of Warcraft

A character named Master Smith Burninate appears in this game. He is an NPC at Thorium Point who gives quests. His name is yet another reference to Trogdor, who "burninates" the countryside.

In the Goblin Town, Ratchet, there is an ogre NPC whose name is Jorb. Also, there is an ogre named Chort outside the Blade's Edge Arena, another word mispronounced by Coach Z.

Also, appears in the "Additional Thanks" section of the credits. Click here to view a screenshot.

In the WoW Collectible Card Game, a card in the "Onyxia's Lair'" raid deck is called "Burninate". It features the flavor text "Suddenly the lair was aflame, everything burning like thatched roof cottages."

X-Men Legends

"Strong Bad and Friends" are thanked in the "Special Thanks" section of the End Credits.

You Don't Know Jack

On the web version of You Don't Know Jack, in episode seven of the weekly Jack game, during the "Jack Attack" the name Strong Bad appears. Players have to match the given phrase, word, object or person to something else based on a clue. The clue for the game is 'Who's Your Unintelligible Friend?' and the correct match of The Cheat eventually appears. Strong Sad also appears as an incorrect answer.

The Cheat also appears as an incorrect answer in episode 45s "Jack Attack", 'Thanks for Your Help, but You're Blocking My Light.'

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