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29th Sep '16 7:21:28 AM Allronix
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* A variant ends up as a FreezeFrameBonus in ''{{Film/Tron}}''. During the scene where Gibbs and Lora are digitizing the orange, the lower right hand of the computer readout reads "ROM Yori, LOAD Yori," which refers to a character that comes into the film at the 2/3 point.
21st Sep '16 12:43:17 AM Kadorhal
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** A more straight example from that game would be the fact that the sprite used for the last example mentioned would later be used for the main sprite for Yoshi in ''VideoGame/YoshisIsland''.
*** Which actually previously appeared in the SNES version in [[VideoGame/YoshisIsland Yoshi's Cookie]], albeit unused.

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** A more straight example from that game would be the fact that the sprite used for the last example mentioned mentioned, after [[DummiedOut going unused]] in ''Yoshi's Cookie'', would later be used for the main sprite for Yoshi in ''VideoGame/YoshisIsland''.
*** Which actually previously appeared in the SNES version in [[VideoGame/YoshisIsland Yoshi's Cookie]], albeit unused.
''VideoGame/YoshisIsland''.



** Bass' ending in ''VideoGame/MegaManThePowerBattle'' alludes to the creation of [[VideoGame/MegaManX Zero]]; it's made more blatant in his ending in ''VideoGame/MegaMan2ThePowerFighters'', where Dr. Wily actually shows him the blueprints for Zero.
* In ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'', Knuckles is playable in ''Sonic 2'' as part of the ''[[VideoGame/Sonic3AndKnuckles Knuckles in]] [[VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog2 Sonic 2]]'' setup. The iOS version of Sonic 2 also adds in a good ending where the Death Egg crashes on Angel Island and Knuckles is seen peeking through the bushes when Eggman stomps his feet in anger.

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** Bass' ending in ''VideoGame/MegaManThePowerBattle'' alludes to the creation of [[VideoGame/MegaManX Zero]]; it's made more blatant in his ending in ''VideoGame/MegaMan2ThePowerFighters'', where Dr. Wily actually shows him the blueprints for Zero.
Zero (which, [[ContinuitySnarl interestingly]], resemble Zero in his form after he was rebuilt in ''X2'').
* In ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'', Knuckles is playable in ''Sonic 2'' ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog2'' as part of the ''[[VideoGame/Sonic3AndKnuckles Knuckles in]] [[VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog2 Sonic 2]]'' 2'' setup. The iOS version of Sonic 2 also adds in a good ending where the Death Egg crashes on Angel Island and Knuckles is seen peeking through the bushes when Eggman stomps his feet in anger.
20th Sep '16 4:45:53 PM Kadorhal
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* In ''VideoGame/MegaManPoweredUp'', a remake of ''VideoGame/MegaMan1'', there is an option to play as Proto Man, who did not appear in the series' original run until ''VideoGame/MegaMan3''.

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* ''Franchise/MegaMan'':
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In ''VideoGame/MegaManPoweredUp'', a remake of ''VideoGame/MegaMan1'', there is an option to play as Proto Man, who did not appear in the series' original run until ''VideoGame/MegaMan3''.''VideoGame/MegaMan3''.
** Bass' ending in ''VideoGame/MegaManThePowerBattle'' alludes to the creation of [[VideoGame/MegaManX Zero]]; it's made more blatant in his ending in ''VideoGame/MegaMan2ThePowerFighters'', where Dr. Wily actually shows him the blueprints for Zero.



* ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAuto2'' introduced the ability to change the radio station in your car, as well as having different ones for each district. This could be considered in a way foreshadowing to GTARadio. As another added touch, a gang radio station's reception degrades the further you are from its source in a district.

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* ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAuto2'' introduced the ability to change the radio station in your car, as well as having different ones for each district. This could be considered in a way foreshadowing to GTARadio. Radio/GTARadio. As another added touch, a gang radio station's reception degrades the further you are from its source in a district.district, which eventually came back for ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoV'' (crossing between Los Santos and Blaine County causes you to lose the signal for some stations).


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* In addition to the Zero cameo above, ''VideoGame/MegaMan2ThePowerFighters'' was also technically the debut of Duo, the game coming out four months before ''VideoGame/MegaMan8''.
8th Sep '16 12:36:37 PM Angeldeb82
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* Rex Raptor/Dinosaur Ryuzaki appears in Toei's ''[[Anime/YuGiOhFirstAnimeSeries Yu-Gi-Oh]]'' movie briefly as someone who is defeated by Seto Kaiba. [[AdaptationDyeJob He had pink hair]] and never appeared in Toei's anime otherwise. [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] in the [[WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries Other Abridged Movie]] based on this one:

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* Rex Raptor/Dinosaur Ryuzaki appears in Toei's ''[[Anime/YuGiOhFirstAnimeSeries Yu-Gi-Oh]]'' movie briefly as someone who is defeated by Seto Kaiba. [[AdaptationDyeJob He had pink hair]] and never appeared in Toei's anime otherwise. [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d in the [[WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries Other Abridged Movie]] based on this one:



* Another inversion happens in ''Manga/DeathNote'', where L appears at the very end of the first chapter, but doesn't appear until the Interpol conference in the second episode of the anime. An early scene with Near, Mello and Roger (the man in charge of Wammy's Orphanage) is delayed, and they first appear when [[spoiler:receiving word of L's death.]]

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* Another inversion happens in ''Manga/DeathNote'', where L appears at the very end of the first chapter, but doesn't appear until the Interpol conference in the second episode of the anime. An early scene with Near, Mello and Roger (the man in charge of Wammy's Orphanage) is delayed, and they first appear when [[spoiler:receiving word of L's death.]]death]].



* ''[[http://angevin2.livejournal.com/148520.html The Things I Will Not Do When I Direct A Shakespeare Production, On Stage Or Film]]'', #225: "I will not incorporate an ominous witch-doctor woman into ''RomeoAndJuliet'', having her stalk the streets of Verona until she's finally revealed as the apothecary."

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* ''[[http://angevin2.livejournal.com/148520.html The Things I Will Not Do When I Direct A Shakespeare Production, On Stage Or Film]]'', #225: "I will not incorporate an ominous witch-doctor woman into ''RomeoAndJuliet'', ''Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet'', having her stalk the streets of Verona until she's finally revealed as the apothecary."



** It introduced a DubInducedPlothole in the French version, which tried to make Jean Armstrong sound less French, for [[KeepItForeign obvious reasons]]. He was made Libanese in this cameo, but Italian in the third game, when translated there.

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** It introduced a DubInducedPlothole DubInducedPlotHole in the French version, which tried to make Jean Armstrong sound less French, for [[KeepItForeign obvious reasons]]. He was made Libanese in this cameo, but Italian in the third game, when translated there.



** A more straight example from that game would be the fact that the sprite used for the last example mentioned would later be used for the main sprite for Yoshi in ''YoshisIsland''.
*** Which actually previously appeared in the SNES version in [[YoshisIsland Yoshi's Cookie]], albeit unused.

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** A more straight example from that game would be the fact that the sprite used for the last example mentioned would later be used for the main sprite for Yoshi in ''YoshisIsland''.
''VideoGame/YoshisIsland''.
*** Which actually previously appeared in the SNES version in [[YoshisIsland [[VideoGame/YoshisIsland Yoshi's Cookie]], albeit unused.



* The final memory of ''Videogame/AssassinsCreedRogue'' shows [[spoiler:Shay in the Palace of Versailles assassinating a man who mentions his son Arno. Said character later became the protagonist of ''Videogame/AssassinsCreedUnity'']].

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* The final memory of ''Videogame/AssassinsCreedRogue'' ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedRogue'' shows [[spoiler:Shay in the Palace of Versailles assassinating a man who mentions his son Arno. Said character later became the protagonist of ''Videogame/AssassinsCreedUnity'']].''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedUnity'']].



* In the first ''VideoGame/{{Zork}}'', one of the characters you encounter (though without graphics) is a thief, whom [[StolenGoodReturnedBetter you have to give the jeweled egg to]] before you kill him. Ironically, [[https://www.thezorklibrary.com/history/kaine_lucien.html the thief you killed is actually]] [[spoiler:Lucien Kaine]], who[[spoiler:se spirit]] later reappears in ''VideoGame/ZorkNemesis'' [[spoiler:as the eponymous Nemesis who is plunging a portion of the Eastlands into darkness while he is finding a way to resurrect his long-lost love, Alexandria Wolfe, and himself, and to destroy the Alchemists and stop their {{evil plan}}s for good. [[NiceJobBreakingItHero Nice Job Breaking It,]] FeaturelessProtagonist]].



** [[spoiler:The rainbow crystals and associated youma appear earlier than they did in the anime]].

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** [[spoiler:The rainbow crystals and associated youma appear earlier than they did in the anime]].anime.]]
6th Sep '16 5:47:24 PM JonathanDP81
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* ''WesternAnimation/Bonkers''[='=]s second partner Miranda Wright makes an extended non-speaking cameo as the Chief's uniformed secretary in "Hear No Bonkers, See No Bonkers", which, though animated later, is the fourth episode chronologically.
5th Sep '16 1:39:55 AM Doryna
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* In the Franchise/LupinIII movie ''Anime/TheCastleOfCagliostro'', sharp-eyed viewers can spot the top of Goemon's head and sword in the back of Lupin's car among the piles of money at the very beginning of the film, and well before he makes his entrance about halfway through the movie.
3rd Sep '16 4:21:23 AM 1810072342
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* ''Webcomic/EvilPlan'' featured a [[http://evilplan.thewebcomic.com/comics/1590620/chapter-9-page-8-drinking-without-you/ sneak peak of Amical and Billy]] from ''[[Webcomic/{{Morphe}} morphE]]'' 6 months before [=morphE=] was launched. Evil Plan's creator is sprite artist for the [=morphE=] webcomic and it was in design phase when this page of EP was published.
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* ''Webcomic/EvilPlan'' featured a [[http://evilplan.thewebcomic.com/comics/1590620/chapter-9-page-8-drinking-without-you/ sneak peak of Amical and Billy]] from ''[[Webcomic/{{Morphe}} morphE]]'' 6 months before [=morphE=] was launched. Evil Plan's creator is sprite artist for the [=morphE=] webcomic and it was in design phase when this page of EP was published.
* ''Webcomic/TheSanityCircus'': During one of the {{Fourth Wall Mail Slot}}s, as Luther the violin answers a question about his fellow Instrumen Steven the flute can be seen silhouetted in the background.
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* ''Webcomic/TheSanityCircus'': During one of the {{Fourth Wall Mail Slot}}s, as Luther the violin answers a question about his fellow Instrumen Steven the flute can be seen silhouetted in the background.
3rd Sep '16 4:20:29 AM 1810072342
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* ''Webcomic/TheSanityCircus'': During one of the {{Fourth Wall Mail Slot}}s, as Luther the violin answers a question about his fellow Instrumen Steven the flute can be seen silhouetted in the background.
1st Sep '16 11:14:33 AM Angeldeb82
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* There are references to [[ValkyrieProfile Lezard Valeth and Lenneth Valkyrie]] in ''VideoGame/StarOceanTheSecondStory''. ''ValkyrieProfile'' would not be completed for another two years after Star Ocean 2 was released.

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* There are references to [[ValkyrieProfile [[VideoGame/ValkyrieProfile Lezard Valeth and Lenneth Valkyrie]] in ''VideoGame/StarOceanTheSecondStory''. ''ValkyrieProfile'' ''VideoGame/ValkyrieProfile'' would not be completed for another two years after Star Ocean 2 was released.



** ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog2'' was first previewed in pre-alpha form on Nickelodeon's ''NickArcade'', several months before its release.

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** ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog2'' was first previewed in pre-alpha form on Nickelodeon's ''NickArcade'', ''Series/NickArcade'', several months before its release.



* [[VideoGame/BanjoKazooie Banjo, Tiptup]], and [[VideoGame/ConkersBadFurDay Conker]] in ''DiddyKongRacing''. Timber was also supposed to have his own game with Bumper and Pipsy as his sidekicks, but it was canceled.

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* [[VideoGame/BanjoKazooie Banjo, Tiptup]], and [[VideoGame/ConkersBadFurDay Conker]] VideoGame/{{Conker|sBadFurDay}} in ''DiddyKongRacing''.''VideoGame/DiddyKongRacing''. Timber was also supposed to have his own game with Bumper and Pipsy as his sidekicks, but it was canceled.



* ''VideoGame/{{Persona 3}} Portable'' features a man drinking at the nightclub in Paulownia Mall. He appears to be Vincent from ''VideoGame/{{Catherine}}''. He tells you a bit of a story about how much of a JerkAss he is, then points out that it has "nothing to do with your problems" at the end.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Persona 3}} Portable'' features a man drinking at the nightclub in Paulownia Mall. He appears to be Vincent from ''VideoGame/{{Catherine}}''. He tells you a bit of a story about how much of a JerkAss Jerkass he is, then points out that it has "nothing to do with your problems" at the end.



* Lumi, the [[VirtualGhost virtual]] DistressedDamsel of ''VideoGame/ChildOfEden'', previously appeared in ''{{Lumines}} II'' in late 2006, which also featured "Heavenly Star", the debut song of Genki Rockets, the semi-fictional band that Lumi is the "singer" of.

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* Lumi, the [[VirtualGhost virtual]] DistressedDamsel {{virtual|Ghost}} DamselInDistress of ''VideoGame/ChildOfEden'', previously appeared in ''{{Lumines}} II'' in late 2006, which also featured "Heavenly Star", the debut song of Genki Rockets, the semi-fictional band that Lumi is the "singer" of.



* Two years before the Broken Lords debuted in ''Videogame/EndlessLegend'', a Broken Lord [[HeroUnit Hero]] in was added to ''Videogame/EndlessSpace'', albeit as an "Unknown race".

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* Two years before the Broken Lords debuted in ''Videogame/EndlessLegend'', a Broken Lord [[HeroUnit Hero]] {{Hero|Unit}} in was added to ''Videogame/EndlessSpace'', albeit as an "Unknown race".



* ''Videogame/FalloutShelter'' featured ''Videogame/{{Fallout 4}}'' companions Preston Garvey and Piper Wright as [[HeroUnit Legendary Vault Dwellers]] prior to the release of the latter.

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* ''Videogame/FalloutShelter'' ''VideoGame/FalloutShelter'' featured ''Videogame/{{Fallout ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 4}}'' companions Preston Garvey and Piper Wright as [[HeroUnit Legendary Vault Dwellers]] prior to the release of the latter.latter.
* In ''[[VideoGame/{{Zork}} Zork III: The Dungeon Master]]'', if you touch the table marked with "IV" in the Scenic Area, you'll get transported to a temple of some courtyard, where some {{Black Cloak}}ed figure, who is later revealed to be [[spoiler:the BigBad Krill]] from ''VideoGame/{{Enchanter}}'', performs a HumanSacrifice ritual on you. Strangely enough, ''Zork III'' was released in 1982, and ''Enchanter'' would be released a year later.
17th Aug '16 8:44:26 AM JamesAustin
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* The ''Series/IronFist'' Netflix series will have two supporting characters who appeared in previous Marvel Netflix programs: Simone Missick as Misty Knight (appearing in ''Series/LukeCage''), and Creator/CarrieAnneMoss as Jeri Hogarth (appeared in ''Series/JessicaJones'').

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* The ''Series/IronFist'' ''Series/IronFist2016'' Netflix series will have two supporting characters who appeared in previous Marvel Netflix programs: Simone Missick as Misty Knight (appearing in ''Series/LukeCage''), and Creator/CarrieAnneMoss as Jeri Hogarth (appeared in ''Series/JessicaJones'').
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