History RunningGag / VideoGames

5th Aug '16 9:13:39 PM Nicoaln
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** From an AscendedMeme, Nancy saying "Its ''locked''." in her very deadpan voice.
25th Jul '16 1:07:35 AM Morgenthaler
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* On the comp.sys.sinclair newsgroup, every "what is this game?" request will get at least one reply to the effect that "it's definitely not {{Stonkers}}". This is sometimes subverted, e.g. if the game described is a PlatformGame, someone might reply "it's definitely not VideoGame/JetSetWilly".
* ''KnightsOfTheOldRepublic'' has HK-47's "Meatbags!" and general [[ComedicSociopath insanity]], along with Mission's repeated use of [[TroublingUnchildlikeBehaviour "Bantha poodoo"]].

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* On the comp.sys.sinclair newsgroup, every "what is this game?" request will get at least one reply to the effect that "it's definitely not {{Stonkers}}".VideoGame/{{Stonkers}}". This is sometimes subverted, e.g. if the game described is a PlatformGame, someone might reply "it's definitely not VideoGame/JetSetWilly".
* ''KnightsOfTheOldRepublic'' ''VideoGame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublic'' has HK-47's "Meatbags!" and general [[ComedicSociopath insanity]], along with Mission's repeated use of [[TroublingUnchildlikeBehaviour "Bantha poodoo"]].
10th Jul '16 12:13:25 PM nombretomado
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** Reporter Al-Jilani getting punched due to Shepard having had enough of her adjective nouns. In a bonus video from the Lair Of The Shadow Broker DLC, she gets punched out by a krogan. And, if you got back later, by a volus! BioWare must ''really'' hate reporters like her... In Mass Effect 3, she also tries to punch Shepard back. Shepard can respond by headbutting her.

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** Reporter Al-Jilani getting punched due to Shepard having had enough of her adjective nouns. In a bonus video from the Lair Of The Shadow Broker DLC, she gets punched out by a krogan. And, if you got back later, by a volus! BioWare Creator/BioWare must ''really'' hate reporters like her... In Mass Effect 3, she also tries to punch Shepard back. Shepard can respond by headbutting her.
6th Jul '16 1:32:42 AM morenohijazo
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* A running gag spanning ''multiple'' games started with ''VideoGame/DeadRising'' and it's "Zombie Genocider" achievement for killing 53,594 zombies, a.k.a. the entire population of Willamette, Colorado, the town the game takes place in. ''VideoGame/Left4Dead'' had the bright idea to one-up them by including an achievement called "Zombie Genocid'''est'''" for killing 53,59'''5''' [[TechnicallyLivingZombie Infected]], and the gag started going from there as various games started to one-up the previous achievement by increasing the number by 1.

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* A running gag spanning ''multiple'' games started with ''VideoGame/DeadRising'' and it's "Zombie Genocider" achievement for killing 53,594 zombies, a.k.a. the entire population of Willamette, Colorado, the town the game takes place in. ''VideoGame/Left4Dead'' had the bright idea to one-up them by including an achievement called "Zombie Genocid'''est'''" for killing 53,59'''5''' [[TechnicallyLivingZombie Infected]], and the gag started going from there as various games started to one-up the previous achievement by increasing the number by 1.1.
* ''VideoGame/TheTalosPrinciple'': Frogs are people too. Originally you can argue this with Milton, and if you find the floppy disc with ''[[spoiler:Serious Sam: The Text Encounter]]'' on it in ''Road to Gehenna'', you can argue that with Ennui. In addition, you can write "Frogs are people too" on a wall with the paint bucket if you trigger the former conversation.
19th Jun '16 12:12:08 AM TheCuza
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* A running gag spanning ''multiple'' games started with ''VideoGame/DeadRising'' and it's "Zombie Genocider" achievement for killing 53,594 zombies, a.k.a. the entire population of Willamette, Colorado, the town the game takes place in. ''VideoGame/Left4Dead'' had the bright idea to one-up them by including an achievement called "Zombie Genocid'''est''' for killing 53,59'''5''' [[TechnicallyLivingZombie Infected]], and the gag started going from there as various games started to one-up the previous achievement by increasing the number by 1.

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* A running gag spanning ''multiple'' games started with ''VideoGame/DeadRising'' and it's "Zombie Genocider" achievement for killing 53,594 zombies, a.k.a. the entire population of Willamette, Colorado, the town the game takes place in. ''VideoGame/Left4Dead'' had the bright idea to one-up them by including an achievement called "Zombie Genocid'''est''' Genocid'''est'''" for killing 53,59'''5''' [[TechnicallyLivingZombie Infected]], and the gag started going from there as various games started to one-up the previous achievement by increasing the number by 1.
19th Jun '16 12:11:28 AM TheCuza
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* In ''Delicious 5: Emily's Holiday Season'' the local Elvis impersonator keeps showing up wherever Emily currently happens to be working and asks for a hamburger, which he never gets. When finally a hamburger drops out of the sky right in front of him at the end of the game, he asks for ketchup.

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* In ''Delicious 5: Emily's Holiday Season'' the local Elvis impersonator keeps showing up wherever Emily currently happens to be working and asks for a hamburger, which he never gets. When finally a hamburger drops out of the sky right in front of him at the end of the game, he asks for ketchup.ketchup.
* A running gag spanning ''multiple'' games started with ''VideoGame/DeadRising'' and it's "Zombie Genocider" achievement for killing 53,594 zombies, a.k.a. the entire population of Willamette, Colorado, the town the game takes place in. ''VideoGame/Left4Dead'' had the bright idea to one-up them by including an achievement called "Zombie Genocid'''est''' for killing 53,59'''5''' [[TechnicallyLivingZombie Infected]], and the gag started going from there as various games started to one-up the previous achievement by increasing the number by 1.
8th Apr '16 11:13:01 AM Erzengel
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* [[VideoGame/EarthBound "Say 'fuzzy pickles!'"]]

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* [[VideoGame/EarthBound In ''VideoGame/EarthBound'', the cameraman that appears frequently will, rather than using the stock phase, tell the player to "Say 'fuzzy pickles!'"]]pickles!'"
23rd Feb '16 3:05:48 PM Kuchinawa
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* ''VideoGame/TalesOfSymphonia'' has a few: Raine's cooking being terrible (carrying on from a gag that started with PHantasa's Arche), her fear of water, Colette apologising at every little thing, Lloyd's hatred of Dwarven Vow #7 ("Justice and love will always win!"), Zelos [[HandsomeLech flirting with every girl he meets]], Sheena (and Colette's) clumsiness, Raine's love of archaeology, Lloyd's "Give me your name and I'll give you mine" line he uses to anyone who asks him who he is (lampshaded at one point when Genis asks why he didn't say it and Lloyd responds "It's not worth it"), Genis being smart (almost to the point of InsufferableGenius) and Lloyd being dumb, etc.

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* ''VideoGame/TalesOfSymphonia'' has a few: Raine's cooking being terrible (carrying on from a gag that started with PHantasa's VideoGame/TalesOfPhantasia's Arche), her fear of water, Colette apologising at every little thing, Lloyd's hatred of Dwarven Vow #7 ("Justice and love will always win!"), Zelos [[HandsomeLech flirting with every girl he meets]], Sheena (and Colette's) clumsiness, Raine's love of archaeology, Lloyd's "Give me your name and I'll give you mine" line he uses to anyone who asks him who he is (lampshaded at one point when Genis asks why he didn't say it and Lloyd responds "It's not worth it"), Genis being smart (almost to the point of InsufferableGenius) and Lloyd being dumb, etc.
13th Jan '16 4:41:12 PM nombretomado
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* The reviewer [[TheSpoonyExperiment The Spoony One]] was pissed that ''[[http://www.spoonyexperiment.com/games/Thing/ The Thing]]'' PC Game had so many fuseboxes you had to waste time on to open doors, and had a "Fuse Box Count" that popped up whenever you saw one. Since then, it pops up whenever you see a fuse box ''in any other game''.

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* The reviewer [[TheSpoonyExperiment [[WebVideo/TheSpoonyExperiment The Spoony One]] was pissed that ''[[http://www.spoonyexperiment.com/games/Thing/ The Thing]]'' PC Game had so many fuseboxes you had to waste time on to open doors, and had a "Fuse Box Count" that popped up whenever you saw one. Since then, it pops up whenever you see a fuse box ''in any other game''.
4th Jan '16 4:08:04 PM qwertyuiop[qweee
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** It's somewhat less noticeable, but starting at ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure'', every now and then Sonic will fall from the sky, and land on his face. (While he did fall from the sky in ''Sonic 2'', he was caught by Tails.) ''VideoGame/SonicUnleashed'' even uses the gag as BookEnds to the story, while it's ''[[VideoGame/SonicStorybookSeries SonicAndTheBlackKnight]]'''s CrowningMomentOfFunny.

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** It's somewhat less noticeable, but starting at ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure'', every now and then Sonic will fall from the sky, and land on his face. (While he did fall from the sky in ''Sonic 2'', he was caught by Tails.) ''VideoGame/SonicUnleashed'' even uses the gag as BookEnds to the story, while it's ''[[VideoGame/SonicStorybookSeries SonicAndTheBlackKnight]]'''s ''VideoGame/SonicStorybookSeries SonicAndTheBlackKnight'''s CrowningMomentOfFunny.
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