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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: The protagonist is an {{expy}} of Creator/DaveChappelle, other supporting characters are parodies of Creator/ParisHilton and UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush, the Wanted Meter is based on the color-coded (and oft-mocked) Homeland Security Advisory System instituted [[UsefulNotes/TheWarOnTerror after 9/11]] and quietly replaced during the [[UsefulNotes/BarrackObama Obama]] administration, and much of the humor is based on the fears and political controversies of the [[TurnOfTheMillenium mid-2000s]], including terrorism, Latin American immigration, and same-sex marriage.

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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: The protagonist is an {{expy}} of Creator/DaveChappelle, other supporting characters are parodies of Creator/ParisHilton and UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush, the Wanted Meter is based on the color-coded (and oft-mocked) Homeland Security Advisory System instituted [[UsefulNotes/TheWarOnTerror after 9/11]] and quietly replaced during the [[UsefulNotes/BarrackObama [[UsefulNotes/BarackObama Obama]] administration, and much of the humor is based on the fears and political controversies of the [[TurnOfTheMillenium [[TurnOfTheMillennium mid-2000s]], including terrorism, Latin American immigration, and same-sex marriage.


* NoBudget: The game cost less than a million dollars to make, if it's outdated graphics, poor sound design, and no-name voice actors could gave anything a consideration.

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* NoBudget: The game cost less than a million dollars to make, if it's its outdated graphics, poor sound design, and no-name voice actors could gave anything a consideration.



* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: The protagonist is an expy of Dave Chappelle, other supporting characters are parodies of Paris Hilton and George W. Bush, the Wanted Meter is based on the color-coded (and oft-mocked) Homeland Security Advisory System instituted after 9/11 and quietly replaced during the Obama administration, and much of the humor is based on the fears and political controversies of the mid-2000s, including terrorism, Latin American immigration, and same-sex marriage.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Was also planned for the original UsefulNotes/{{Xbox}}, but was scrapped due to being released too-late in the console's lifespan

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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: The protagonist is an expy {{expy}} of Dave Chappelle, Creator/DaveChappelle, other supporting characters are parodies of Paris Hilton Creator/ParisHilton and George W. Bush, UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush, the Wanted Meter is based on the color-coded (and oft-mocked) Homeland Security Advisory System instituted [[UsefulNotes/TheWarOnTerror after 9/11 9/11]] and quietly replaced during the Obama [[UsefulNotes/BarrackObama Obama]] administration, and much of the humor is based on the fears and political controversies of the mid-2000s, [[TurnOfTheMillenium mid-2000s]], including terrorism, Latin American immigration, and same-sex marriage.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Was also planned for the original UsefulNotes/{{Xbox}}, but was scrapped due to being released too-late in the console's lifespanlifespan

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* CreatorKiller: This was The Mauretania Import Export Company's [[note]] a company founded by American McGee shortly after he left Creator/ElectronicArts [[/note]] only game, as the company was merged with American McGee's own company Spicy Horse four years after the game's critical and commercial failure.
* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: The game was never re-release on digital retailers like Steam and GOG.com. Given the game's poor reputation, physical copies can easily be found on eBay and flea-markets for less than 10 dollars.

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* CreatorKiller: This was The Mauretania Import Export Company's [[note]] a company founded by American McGee [=McGee=] shortly after he left Creator/ElectronicArts [[/note]] only game, as the company was merged with American McGee's [=McGee=]'s own company Spicy Horse four years after the game's critical and commercial failure.
* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: The game was never re-release on digital retailers like Steam and GOG.com. Given the game's poor reputation, physical copies can easily be found on eBay and flea-markets for less than 10 dollars.very cheap.



* OldShame: American McGee later admitted that the game was terrible.
* TroubledProduction: American McGee revealed on the GFW Radio podcast that the game went through a tumultuous development process. The game was running on a 2D top down engine mainly used for theme park simulations. It was then re-purposed to run as a polygonal third person engine that was greeted with numerous issues. The budget was less than $1 million and was marketed as a casual friendly game with an M rating. Ultimately he thought the game was a good idea that was executed poorly.

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* OldShame: American McGee [=McGee=] later admitted that the game was terrible.
* TroubledProduction: American McGee [=McGee=] revealed on the GFW Radio podcast that the game went through a tumultuous development process. The game was running on a 2D top down engine mainly used for theme park simulations. It was then re-purposed to run as a polygonal third person engine that was greeted with numerous issues. The budget was less than $1 million and was marketed as a casual friendly game with an M rating. Ultimately he thought the game was a good idea that was executed poorly.


* CreatorKiller: This was The Mauretania Import Export Company's [[note]] a company founded by American McGee shortly after he left Creator/ElectronicArts [[/note]] only game, as the company was merged with American McGee's own company Spicy Horse four years after the game was declared a critical and commercial failure.

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* CreatorKiller: This was The Mauretania Import Export Company's [[note]] a company founded by American McGee shortly after he left Creator/ElectronicArts [[/note]] only game, as the company was merged with American McGee's own company Spicy Horse four years after the game was declared a game's critical and commercial failure.



* NoBudget: The game cost less than a million dollars to make, if it's outdated graphics, poor sound design, and no name voice actors could gave anything a consideration.

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* NoBudget: The game cost less than a million dollars to make, if it's outdated graphics, poor sound design, and no name no-name voice actors could gave anything a consideration.


* NoBudget: The game cost less than a million dollars to make, if it's outdated Creator/{{Dreamcast}}-era graphics, poor sound design, and no name voice actors could gave anything a consideration.
* OldShame: American McGee later admitted that the game was terrible.


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* NoBudget: The game cost less than a million dollars to make, if it's outdated graphics, poor sound design, and no name voice actors could gave anything a consideration.
* OldShame: American McGee later admitted that the game was terrible.
* TroubledProduction: American McGee revealed on the GFW Radio podcast that the game went through a tumultuous development process. The game was running on a 2D top down engine mainly used for theme park simulations. It was then re-purposed to run as a polygonal third person engine that was greeted with numerous issues. The budget was less than $1 million and was marketed as a casual friendly game with an M rating. Ultimately he thought the game was a good idea that was executed poorly.


* CreatorKiller: This was The Mauretania Import Export Company's [[note]] a company founded by American McGee shortly after he left Creator/ElectronicArts [[/note]] only game, as the company was merged with American McGee's own company Spicy Horse four years after the game was declared a critical and commercial failure.
* NoBudget: The game cost less than a million dollars to make, if it's outdated Creator/{{Dreamcast}}-era graphics, poor sound design, and no name voice actors could gave anything a consideration.
* OldShame: American McGee later admitted that the game was terrible.



* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: The protagonist is an expy of Dave Chappelle, other supporting characters are parodies of Paris Hilton and George W. Bush, the Wanted Meter is based on the color-coded (and oft-mocked) Homeland Security Advisory System instituted after 9/11 and quietly replaced during the Obama administration, and much of the humor is based on the fears and political controversies of the mid-2000s, including terrorism, Latin American immigration, and same-sex marriage.

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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: The protagonist is an expy of Dave Chappelle, other supporting characters are parodies of Paris Hilton and George W. Bush, the Wanted Meter is based on the color-coded (and oft-mocked) Homeland Security Advisory System instituted after 9/11 and quietly replaced during the Obama administration, and much of the humor is based on the fears and political controversies of the mid-2000s, including terrorism, Latin American immigration, and same-sex marriage.marriage.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Was also planned for the original UsefulNotes/{{Xbox}}, but was scrapped due to being released too-late in the console's lifespan


* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: The game was never re-release on digital retailers like Creator/{{Steam}} and GOG.com. Given the game's poor reputation, physical copies can easily be found on eBay and flea-markets for less than 10 dollars.

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* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: The game was never re-release on digital retailers like Creator/{{Steam}} Steam and GOG.com. Given the game's poor reputation, physical copies can easily be found on eBay and flea-markets for less than 10 dollars.

Added DiffLines:

* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: The game was never re-release on digital retailers like Creator/{{Steam}} and GOG.com. Given the game's poor reputation, physical copies can easily be found on eBay and flea-markets for less than 10 dollars.
* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: The protagonist is an expy of Dave Chappelle, other supporting characters are parodies of Paris Hilton and George W. Bush, the Wanted Meter is based on the color-coded (and oft-mocked) Homeland Security Advisory System instituted after 9/11 and quietly replaced during the Obama administration, and much of the humor is based on the fears and political controversies of the mid-2000s, including terrorism, Latin American immigration, and same-sex marriage.

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