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(I was surprised the Wii U was listed, but the Switch wasn't.)
 
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===[[Wikipedia:Super Nintendo Entertainment System|Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)]]===
===[[Wikipedia:Super Nintendo Entertainment System|Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)]]===
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*[[Super NES]] — The title is the name of the system.
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*[[Super NES]] — The title is the name of the system, as the toon was made using [[Mario Paint]].
*The [[running gag]] [[Couch Mumbling]] involves a [[Wikipedia:Somniloquy|sleep-talking]] Strong Bad referencing a SNES game or accessory.
*The [[running gag]] [[Couch Mumbling]] involves a [[Wikipedia:Somniloquy|sleep-talking]] Strong Bad referencing a SNES game or accessory.
*[[RhinoFeeder]] — This game is apparently playable on the [[FunMachine|Super FunMachine]], a parody of the SNES.
*[[RhinoFeeder]] — This game is apparently playable on the [[FunMachine|Super FunMachine]], a parody of the SNES.
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===[[Wikipedia:Virtual Boy|Virtual Boy (VB)]]===
===[[Wikipedia:Virtual Boy|Virtual Boy (VB)]]===
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*[[StrongBadZone]] game and [[Vector Strong Bad]] — The 3D vector graphics mimic those of the ill-fated Virtual Boy.
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*[[StrongBadZone]] game and [[Vector Strong Bad]] — The 3D vector graphics mimic those of the Virtual Boy.
===[[Wikipedia:Nintendo 64|Nintendo 64 (N64)]]===
===[[Wikipedia:Nintendo 64|Nintendo 64 (N64)]]===
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[[Image:Weekly Fanstuff 5-24-2007.PNG|thumb|Homebrew Poptire DS]]  
[[Image:Weekly Fanstuff 5-24-2007.PNG|thumb|Homebrew Poptire DS]]  
*[[Weekly Fanstuff 2007#WF-2007-05-24|Weekly Fanstuff, May 24, 2007]] — The entry was a [[Wikipedia:Nintendo DS Homebrew|Nintendo DS]] port of [[Population: Tire]].
*[[Weekly Fanstuff 2007#WF-2007-05-24|Weekly Fanstuff, May 24, 2007]] — The entry was a [[Wikipedia:Nintendo DS Homebrew|Nintendo DS]] port of [[Population: Tire]].
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*[[PAX East - 8 Apr 2018]] — The Brothers Chaps show off several of their [[wikipedia:WarioWare D.I.Y.|WarioWare D.I.Y.]] microgames in various stages of completion, using the DS game and its [[wikipedia:WarioWare D.I.Y.#WarioWare: D.I.Y. Showcase|companion software]] for the [[Nintendo#Nintendo Wii|Wii]]. These microgames would later be shown on [[@StrongBadActual]] and released in a [[WarioWare D.I.Y. Compilation|YouTube compilation]].
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*[[PAX East - 8 Apr 2018]] — The Brothers Chaps show off several of their [[wikipedia:WarioWare D.I.Y.|WarioWare D.I.Y.]] microgames in various stages of completion, using the DS game and its [[wikipedia:WarioWare D.I.Y.#WarioWare: D.I.Y. Showcase|companion software]] for the [[Nintendo#Nintendo Wii|Wii]]. These microgames have also been shown on [[social media]], and were later released in a [[WarioWare D.I.Y. Compilation|YouTube compilation]].
===Nintendo [[Wikipedia:Wii|Wii]]===
===Nintendo [[Wikipedia:Wii|Wii]]===
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*[[Viidelectrix]] — This section of [[Videlectrix]]'s website, named after the Wii, includes versions of classic games available for play through the Wii's internet channel.
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*[[Viidelectrix]] — This section of Videlectrix's website, named after the Wii, includes versions of classic games available for play through the Wii's internet channel.
*[[Limozeen Live! (practice)|Limozeen Live!]] — There is a Wii in the background.
*[[Limozeen Live! (practice)|Limozeen Live!]] — There is a Wii in the background.
*[[Strong Bad Gameways]] — The entire short is a parody of the Wii's ubiquitous safety warnings, done in the style of an airline safety film.
*[[Strong Bad Gameways]] — The entire short is a parody of the Wii's ubiquitous safety warnings, done in the style of an airline safety film.
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*''[[Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People]]'' — [[Wikipedia:WiiWare|WiiWare]] game series developed by [[Telltale Games]] and [[Videlectrix]]. The corresponding [[SBCG4AP Advertisement|advertisement]] and [[SBCG4AP Gameplay Trailer|gameplay trailer]] both feature the Wii. The game consists of 5 episodes, each priced at 1000 [[Wikipedia: Wii Points|Wii Points]] and released on a monthly basis from August-December 2008.
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*''[[Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People]]'' — [[Wikipedia:WiiWare|WiiWare]] game series developed by [[Telltale Games]] and Videlectrix. The corresponding [[SBCG4AP Advertisement|advertisement]] and [[SBCG4AP Gameplay Trailer|gameplay trailer]] both feature the Wii. The game consists of 5 episodes, each priced at 1000 [[Wikipedia: Wii Points|Wii Points]] and released on a monthly basis from August-December 2008.
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*[[Baddest of the Bands]] — The King of Town eats a Wii remote.
*[[Baddest of the Bands]] — The King of Town eats a Wii remote.
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===Nintendo [[Wikipedia:Wii U|Wii U]]===
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*{{postref|770833064599572480|30|Aug|2016}} &mdash; Strong Bad responds to [[Ultimate Strong Bad|his robot-panted self]] being modded into a copy of ''[[wikipedia:Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U|Super Smash Bros. for Wii U]]'' by saying he'll be finally able to take down [[wikipedia:Tom Nook|Tom Nook]] and his crime family. Tom Nook is the character in the ''[[wikipedia:Animal Crossing|Animal Crossing]]'' series of games who you pay your mortgage to, commonly joked in fan circles to be a mob boss.
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===[[Wikipedia:Nintendo Switch|Nintendo Switch]]===
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*{{postref|901138888214839298|25|Aug|2017}} &mdash; Strong Bad encourages a user to call Nintendo or Telltale Games and vote in favor of "SBCG5AP" on Nintendo Switch.
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*{{postref|911437802935635969|22|Sep|2017}} &mdash; Strong Bad asks a user to call their local Telltale representative for a [[Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People]] Switch port.
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*{{postref|949813296626044928|6|Jan|2018}} &mdash; In response to a suggestion of a Videlectrix collection on Nintendo Switch, Strong Bad replies that he needs to find experts in porting "games that look like they were from an obsolete console and were played in a now-obsolete player" to a "current console that plays games that look like they are from an obsolete console".
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*{{postref|952596843036372994|14|Jan|2018}} &mdash; Strong Bad suggests putting the entire Videlectrix catalog on Nintendo Switch in the form of "Videlectrix Collectrix Volumes 1-5".
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*{{postref|1026985547531780096|7|Aug|2018}} &mdash; Strong Bad tells someone to call their local Telltale[["Man" pronounced as "m'n"|m'n]] or Telltalelady about a SBCG4AP Switch port.
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*{{postref|1042857724684500992|20|Sep|2018}} &mdash; Strong Bad dismisses the idea of being added to ''[[wikipedia:Super Smash Bros. Ultimate|Super Smash Bros. Ultimate]]'', saying he is a "niche-cult-l33t-indie-underground-web-chicken tenders-acquired taste for dorks in-the-know".
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*{{postref|1090761101137072128|30|Jan|2019}} &mdash; Strong Bad doubts SBCG4AP is high on the priority list for being ported to Nintendo Switch.
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*{{postref|1093287065305919488|6|Feb|2019}} &mdash; Strong Bad discusses getting the rights for a SBCG4AP Switch port from Telltale Games.
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*{{postref|1118207984738471941|16|Apr|2019}} &mdash; Strong Bad "votes yes one million" on [[Stinkoman]] being in ''Super Smash Bros. Ultimate''.
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*{{postref|1128106845581787136|13|May|2019}} &mdash; When asked about a Homestar Runner Switch game, Strong Bad replies that Videlectrix "doesn't have the clout they (never) once had".
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*{{postref|1138822225241542662|12|Jun|2019}} &mdash; Strong Bad says he wishes he was in ''Super Smash Bros. Ultimate'' (or "Super Smashy Towne Ultra-mint").
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*{{postref|1174870036848230400|19|Sep|2019}} &mdash; Strong Bad wants SBCG4AP released on Switch, but instead considers "Dange-VR-esque: The Mighty Oak Has Fallen And OH Look Out It's Falling Directly On You Because This Is VR!!".
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*{{postref|1233410428690161664|27|Feb|2020}} &mdash; When asked about a [[Stinkoman 20X6]] Switch port, Strong Bad tells the user to start working on it, and notes that "Switch port" sounds like how Coach Z might say "sauce pot".
===Miscellaneous===
===Miscellaneous===
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*[[Hallrunner]] game &mdash; When talking to the mother, she calls Nintendo "intendro".
*[[Hallrunner]] game &mdash; When talking to the mother, she calls Nintendo "intendro".
*[[Bug In Mouth Disease]] &mdash; When Strong Bad removes his head from the TV, a room with an [[Wikipedia:NES 2|NES 2]], an SNES, a black GameCube, and some Nintendo 64 game cartridges are visible.
*[[Bug In Mouth Disease]] &mdash; When Strong Bad removes his head from the TV, a room with an [[Wikipedia:NES 2|NES 2]], an SNES, a black GameCube, and some Nintendo 64 game cartridges are visible.
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*[[@StrongBadActual]] &mdash; August 30, 2016 &mdash; Strong Bad responds to [[Ultimate Strong Bad|his robot-panted self]] being modded into a copy of ''Super Smash Bros. for Wii U'' by saying he'll be finally able to take down Tom Nook and his crime family. Tom Nook is the character in the ''Animal Crossing'' series of games who you pay your mortgage to, commonly joked in fan circles to be a mob boss.
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*{{postref|1085364122806566912|15|Jan|2019}} &mdash; When asked who he mains in ''[[wikipedia:Super Smash Bros.|Super Smash Bros.]]'', Strong Bad replies he strictly "Stinkomains".
==Sources==
==Sources==

Current revision as of 04:52, 26 May 2020

"The Adventures of Lolo? You better have saved the receipt!"

Nintendo is one of the biggest video game companies today, known for its influence and impact on the video game industry. The Brothers Chaps have praised Nintendo in many interviews and have made many Nintendo references in the Homestar Runner body of work.

The probable reason for the prevalence of Nintendo allusions throughout Matt and Mike's work is the central part the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) played in their upbringing[1]. Along with cartoons and breakfast cereal, the NES was an important part of their Saturday mornings as children. As one of their motivations in creating Homestar Runner has been to recreate this lost cultural experience[2], it is not surprising that they have infused their work liberally with references to Nintendo.

Contents

[edit] Appearances by system

[edit] Game and Watch

  • Pigs on Head LCD Version — This game is specifically designed after the generic look of the Game & Watch series of LCD games produced by Nintendo from 1980 to 1991.

[edit] Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)

[edit] Game Boy (GB)

The Game Boy in a blender

[edit] Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)

[edit] Virtual Boy (VB)

[edit] Nintendo 64 (N64)

Thy Dungeonman 3
"N64 Paddle" sprite
  • The catchphrase of the Rocoulm "Come on in heeeeere..." is similar to that heard when Mario is beginning the Big Boo's Haunt level in Super Mario 64.
  • Thy Dungeonman 3 — One of the possible presents that the hag might have gotten is a Nintendo 64 Controller (called an N64 Paddle in this game).
  • SBCG4AP Advertisement — Strong Bad states the game was made with "that red thing you stuck in the N64", referring to the Expansion Pak.

[edit] Nintendo GameCube (GCN)

  • Email sbemail206 — Homestar mentions the WaveBird, a wireless controller for the GameCube.

[edit] Nintendo DS (NDS)

Homebrew Poptire DS

[edit] Nintendo Wii

[edit] Nintendo Wii U

[edit] Nintendo Switch

  • @StrongBadActual Tweet (25 Aug 2017) — Strong Bad encourages a user to call Nintendo or Telltale Games and vote in favor of "SBCG5AP" on Nintendo Switch.
  • @StrongBadActual Tweet (22 Sep 2017) — Strong Bad asks a user to call their local Telltale representative for a Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People Switch port.
  • @StrongBadActual Tweet (6 Jan 2018) — In response to a suggestion of a Videlectrix collection on Nintendo Switch, Strong Bad replies that he needs to find experts in porting "games that look like they were from an obsolete console and were played in a now-obsolete player" to a "current console that plays games that look like they are from an obsolete console".
  • @StrongBadActual Tweet (14 Jan 2018) — Strong Bad suggests putting the entire Videlectrix catalog on Nintendo Switch in the form of "Videlectrix Collectrix Volumes 1-5".
  • @StrongBadActual Tweet (7 Aug 2018) — Strong Bad tells someone to call their local Telltalem'n or Telltalelady about a SBCG4AP Switch port.
  • @StrongBadActual Tweet (20 Sep 2018) — Strong Bad dismisses the idea of being added to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, saying he is a "niche-cult-l33t-indie-underground-web-chicken tenders-acquired taste for dorks in-the-know".
  • @StrongBadActual Tweet (30 Jan 2019) — Strong Bad doubts SBCG4AP is high on the priority list for being ported to Nintendo Switch.
  • @StrongBadActual Tweet (6 Feb 2019) — Strong Bad discusses getting the rights for a SBCG4AP Switch port from Telltale Games.
  • @StrongBadActual Tweet (16 Apr 2019) — Strong Bad "votes yes one million" on Stinkoman being in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
  • @StrongBadActual Tweet (13 May 2019) — When asked about a Homestar Runner Switch game, Strong Bad replies that Videlectrix "doesn't have the clout they (never) once had".
  • @StrongBadActual Tweet (12 Jun 2019) — Strong Bad says he wishes he was in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (or "Super Smashy Towne Ultra-mint").
  • @StrongBadActual Tweet (19 Sep 2019) — Strong Bad wants SBCG4AP released on Switch, but instead considers "Dange-VR-esque: The Mighty Oak Has Fallen And OH Look Out It's Falling Directly On You Because This Is VR!!".
  • @StrongBadActual Tweet (27 Feb 2020) — When asked about a Stinkoman 20X6 Switch port, Strong Bad tells the user to start working on it, and notes that "Switch port" sounds like how Coach Z might say "sauce pot".

[edit] Miscellaneous

The Brothers Chaps' personal gaming lounge?
  • 2003 Pulse interview — Matt says, in Bubs's voice, "There was this one time when I hooked up my lawnmower to my Nintendo. And after that, I got the high score every time!"
  • Email lackey — In a DVD Easter egg, Strong Bad says that he is "already playing Nintendo in the other room" by the time that Strong Sad finishes reading the Strong Lib.
  • Hallrunner game — When talking to the mother, she calls Nintendo "intendro".
  • Bug In Mouth Disease — When Strong Bad removes his head from the TV, a room with an NES 2, an SNES, a black GameCube, and some Nintendo 64 game cartridges are visible.
  • @StrongBadActual Tweet (15 Jan 2019) — When asked who he mains in Super Smash Bros., Strong Bad replies he strictly "Stinkomains".

[edit] Sources

  1. ^  The Boston Globe Interview - 9 Aug 2003
  2. ^  All Things Considered Interview - 8 May 2005

[edit] See Also

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