* ColbertBump: The WebVideo/AngryVideoGameNerd review of the games brought knowledge of the series and the contest to modern viewers.
* {{Defictionalization}}: Sort of. It's an odd example of an early AugmentedReality Game.
* PermanentPlaceholder: The "clues" in ''Fireworld''.
* {{Vaporware}}: ''[[{{Pun}} Air]]world''.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: A Good Example of This.