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** The ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' Marathon was been a victim of this as every other game from the franchise had Johnny review a different game. The first game after ''Kingdom Hearts'' was '' Knuckles Chaotix'' (admittedly a video created for the Too Many Games Expo) and the following two were games from franchises he loved as a kid (''Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy'' and ''Sonic Mania''). He even jokingly lampshades this when goes from ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts358DaysOver2'' straight to ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsBirthBySleep''. However, this streak was short-lived as the ''Birth by Sleep'' review was followed up by another unrelated game, ''VideoGame/MetroidSamusReturns''.

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** The ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' Marathon was been a victim of this as every other game from the franchise had Johnny review a different game. The first game after ''Kingdom Hearts'' was '' Knuckles Chaotix'' (admittedly a video created for the Too Many Games Expo) and the following two were games from franchises he loved as a kid (''Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy'' and ''Sonic Mania''). He even jokingly lampshades this when goes from ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts358DaysOver2'' straight to ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsBirthBySleep''. However, this streak was short-lived as the ''Birth by Sleep'' review was followed up by another unrelated game, ''VideoGame/MetroidSamusReturns''.


** The ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' Marathon was been a victim of this as every other game from the frachise had Johnny review a different game (although in fairness, the first one was a bonus video from the Too Many Games Expo (''Knuckles Chaotix'') and the following two were games from franchises he loved as a kid (''Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy'' and ''Sonic Mania''). He even jokingly lampshades this when goes from ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts358DaysOver2'' straight to ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsBirthBySleep''. However, this streak was short-lived as the ''Birth by Sleep'' review was followed up by another unrelated game, ''VideoGame/MetroidSamusReturns''.

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** The ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'' Marathon was been a victim of this as every other game from the frachise franchise had Johnny review a different game (although in fairness, the game. The first one game after ''Kingdom Hearts'' was '' Knuckles Chaotix'' (admittedly a bonus video from created for the Too Many Games Expo (''Knuckles Chaotix'') Expo) and the following two were games from franchises he loved as a kid (''Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy'' and ''Sonic Mania''). He even jokingly lampshades this when goes from ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts358DaysOver2'' straight to ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsBirthBySleep''. However, this streak was short-lived as the ''Birth by Sleep'' review was followed up by another unrelated game, ''VideoGame/MetroidSamusReturns''.


** Johnny also admits in his review of ''VideoGame/PokemonLetsGoPikachuAndLetsGoEevee'' that calling Bubsy from ''VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver'' "it" (due to ViewerGenderConfusion) during his review of Gen 2 several years ago came off as transphobic and is ashamed for making the joke.

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** Johnny also admits in his review of ''VideoGame/PokemonLetsGoPikachuAndLetsGoEevee'' that calling Bubsy Bugsy from ''VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver'' "it" (due to ViewerGenderConfusion) during his review of Gen 2 several years ago came off as transphobic and is ashamed for making the joke.


* OldShame: Johnny admitted in his 2017 review of "The Dark Brotherhood" that he regretted his words about the game being good at the time.

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Johnny admitted in his 2017 review of "The Dark Brotherhood" that he regretted his words about the game being good at the time. time.
** Johnny also admits in his review of ''VideoGame/PokemonLetsGoPikachuAndLetsGoEevee'' that calling Bubsy from ''VideoGame/PokemonGoldAndSilver'' "it" (due to ViewerGenderConfusion) during his review of Gen 2 several years ago came off as transphobic and is ashamed for making the joke.


** Johnny is willing to do LetsPlay of games that are either NintendoHard or DarthWiki/SoBadItsHorrible in order to show people that he's willing to put up with something difficult or bad so that the better games in the series are appreciated even more. As Johnny's friend, Matt, said once, "You have to take the good with the bad."

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** Johnny is willing to do LetsPlay of games that are either NintendoHard or DarthWiki/SoBadItsHorrible bad in order to show people that he's willing to put up with something difficult or bad so that the better games in the series are appreciated even more. As Johnny's friend, Matt, said once, "You have to take the good with the bad."


* OldShame: Johnny has admitted this of their LP of [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaLinksAwakening Link's Awakening]].

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* OldShame: Johnny has admitted this in his 2017 review of their LP of [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaLinksAwakening Link's Awakening]]."The Dark Brotherhood" that he regretted his words about the game being good at the time.


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* PromotedFanboy: He was a fan of the Angry Video Game Nerd who was his inspiration for doing reviews. A screencap of his review of "Shadow the Hedgehog" was shown in the episode about magazines.

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** After Ted won a bet, Johnny had to review a Dragon Quest game before the end of 2016. Still hasn't done it.


* CreatorBacklash:
** As Johnny revealed in LetsPlay/ClementJ642's playthrough of ''VideoGame/SonicUnleashed'', he wasn't a fan of the ''VideoGame/GodOfWar'' Let's Play because he thought that it was boring to watch.
** While Matt doesn't regret the laughs had on the ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid2SonsOfLiberty'' playthrough, he believes he could have done better on the gameplay itself. He also shares a similar sentiment with his ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil0'' playthrough where he blames his sloppy playing on his lack of practice that he never did before playing for the channel.
** Johnny has this feeling towards earlier Let's Plays that he wants to go back and do differently. One example is the let's play of ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil'' (Gamecube remake) where Elliot had to abandon the group due to real life duties dragging him off; Johnny hopes to do the HD port with Elliot and Matt together for the entire game to make up for it.
** Many of the earliest SGB reviews done for the channel, such as the original ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure'' review that had all of its in-game footage recorded with a camcorder, are no longer available on the channel due to Johnny's opinions on the videos (and even the games themselves) changing with time due to him improving as a content creator.
* DeliberateFlawRetcon: The guys in let's plays note this whenever they play the game, but most of the discussion or strife comes from whether or not that permits the game to be as it is, or if it's not excusable for the particular setting. For example, in ''Devil May Cry''; Matt defends the castle's brownness and darkness considering it to be the point of the castle while Johnny was put off from it because of its dull colors.

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* CreatorBacklash:
** As Johnny revealed in LetsPlay/ClementJ642's playthrough of ''VideoGame/SonicUnleashed'', he wasn't a fan of the ''VideoGame/GodOfWar'' Let's Play because he thought that it was boring to watch.
** While Matt doesn't regret the laughs had on the ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid2SonsOfLiberty'' playthrough, he believes he could have done better on the gameplay itself. He also shares a similar sentiment with his ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil0'' playthrough where he blames his sloppy playing on his lack of practice that he never did before playing for the channel.
** Johnny has this feeling towards earlier Let's Plays that he wants to go back and do differently. One example is the let's play of ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil'' (Gamecube remake) where Elliot had to abandon the group due to real life duties dragging him off; Johnny hopes to do the HD port with Elliot and Matt together for the entire game to make up for it.
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CreatorBacklash: Many of the earliest SGB reviews done for the channel, such as the original ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure'' review that had all of its in-game footage recorded with a camcorder, are no longer available on the channel due to Johnny's opinions on the videos (and even the games themselves) changing with time due to him improving as a content creator.
* DeliberateFlawRetcon: The guys in let's plays note this whenever they play the game, but most of the discussion or strife comes from whether or not that permits the game to be as it is, or if it's not excusable for the particular setting. For example, in ''Devil May Cry''; Matt defends the castle's brownness and darkness considering it to be the point of the castle while Johnny was put off from it because of its dull colors.
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* MissingEpisode:
** The three Sonic [=LPs=] Johnny did for his LP channel before he decided it would be better just to have Elliot in the [=LPs=].
** His ''VideoGame/SuperMetroid'' and ''VideoGame/MetroidFusion'' [=LPs=]. He has since redone both of them with better quality commentary and video quality.
** The final part of 8-bit ''VideoGame/SuperMarioBros1'', accidentally.
** Johnny and Elliot's LP of ''Sonic Genesis'' was cancelled and deleted by Johnny after constantly dying in the final stage of Labyrinth Zone.
** The original ''VideoGame/BigRigsOverTheRoadRacing'' review got taken down due to alleged copyright infringement [[note]]The video was overlaid with the song "Remind Me" by Röyksopp playing throughout[[/note]], and by the time it got sorted out, even the original video files got lost to dying harddrives. Johnny and Elliot did eventually re-review the game, however.

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* MissingEpisode:
** The three Sonic [=LPs=] Johnny did for his LP channel before he decided it would be better just to have Elliot in the [=LPs=].
** His ''VideoGame/SuperMetroid'' and ''VideoGame/MetroidFusion'' [=LPs=]. He has since redone both of them with better quality commentary and video quality.
** The final part of 8-bit ''VideoGame/SuperMarioBros1'', accidentally.
** Johnny and Elliot's LP of ''Sonic Genesis'' was cancelled and deleted by Johnny after constantly dying in the final stage of Labyrinth Zone.
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MissingEpisode: The original ''VideoGame/BigRigsOverTheRoadRacing'' review got taken down due to alleged copyright infringement [[note]]The video was overlaid with the song "Remind Me" by Röyksopp playing throughout[[/note]], and by the time it got sorted out, even the original video files got lost to dying harddrives. Johnny and Elliot did eventually re-review the game, however.



* TroubledProduction: Due to time constraints and other responsibilities shared by the three members, this is an inevitability at times.
** This seems to happen whenever Matt collaborates on a project with him. ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry1'', if Matt is to be believed, took over nine tries to complete. It was telling that ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry2DiddysKongQuest'' was recorded on a world-by-world basis to avoid that kind of bad luck happening again.
** According to the wall comments by Johnny and Matthew, ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog2006'' has also suffered from this. Allegedly, there had been multiple failures either by bad commentary (At times, neither Matt nor Elliot said a thing during long stretches of the game) or through technical mistakes (which ended up happening during successful recordings). By about the seventh and final time, the crew were exhausted to the point where Johnny agreed to play it by himself simply because Elliot was fed up with the game, and Matthew had run out of things to say about it.
** It happened almost frequently in the early days of the channel before Johnny got better video recording programs; Johnny and Matt's LP of ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZelda'' took over 3 attempts to complete (and one of them was at the end of the game to boot) due to technical hiccups, causing Matt to curse out Johnny at the beginning of their last recording attempt. Johnny and Elliot's LP of ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog'' also took several attempts due to the recording software suddenly shutting down each time.
** RPG weekends (Weekends dedicated to [=JRPGs=]) haven't had one successful recording session without drama yet! ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIV'' went through numerous versions before settling on the PSP version; ''Persona 1'' and ''Pokémon Red'' were plagued with scheduling errors, and finally ''VideoGame/TalesOfSymphonia'' were plagued with both scheduling errors and tech mishaps (It was originally going to be live, but it ended up being post commentary.)
** ''VideoGame/ShadowOfDestiny'', a game that Elliot wanted to do prior to their Summer of Twos, ended up being postponed because of technical mishaps. Johnny gave Matt all of his old Happauge equipment to record Tales of Symphonia, which also meant he got the component cables to be able to record [=PS2=] games as well. When it came time to record again, Matt kept forgetting the equipment, and the play-through was suspended. They managed to record the game, and then Johnny accidentally deleted the footage while getting rid of the leftover videos. Then they ''finally'' managed to record the game, and it was shown on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVI'' was recorded by Johnny in both the SNES and GBA versions. Near the end of the game on the SNES version, Johnny's capture device had stopped working five minutes after he began recording and by the time he he discovered the issue, he had already overwritten his save file and lost two hours of work. Luckily, Johnny's recording of the GBA version was intact, so he used that for one of the episodes.
** ''VideoGame/Persona2'' Innocent Sin hit a patch when Matt's PSP (and thus his means of recording the game decided to proverbially shit the bed combined with his battery never coming in.
** 2016 in general has been a rough one for the brothers gaming. RPG weekend has taken quite a long silence with no reasons from anybody where it is (with only a vague "''FFV''" mention coming up soon); Johnny's had multiple equipment fail on him as well, causing [=LPs=] and reviews to be delayed or scrapped (''DOOM'' is one example, though the capture card fried against Terra during ''KHII'' as well; and Johnny mentions more device failures in his ''VideoGame/StarFoxCommand'' video). Fans are totally understanding and supportive; but the trio were frustrated by repeated failures.



** Originally, the ''VideoGame/SonicHeroes'' play through was going to have a gimmick where, depending on the team, the guys would show off a different version of the game. Ex: Team Sonic on Gamecube, Team Rose on [=PS2=], Team Dark on Xbox, and Team Chaotix on PC.
** Johnny was originally going to do another Zelda marathon that would've covered every Zelda game after ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaMajorasMask'' in October in order to celebrate the new Zelda game for Wii U. Unfortunately, since it got delayed, Johnny decided to scrap the idea.
*** Averted again.

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** Originally, the ''VideoGame/SonicHeroes'' play through was going to have a gimmick where, depending on the team, the guys would show off a different version of the game. Ex: Team Sonic on Gamecube, Team Rose on [=PS2=], Team Dark on Xbox, and Team Chaotix on PC.
** Johnny was originally going to do another Zelda marathon that would've covered every Zelda game after ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaMajorasMask'' in October in order to celebrate the new Zelda game that was going to be for Wii U. Unfortunately, since it got delayed, Johnny decided to scrap the idea.
*** Averted again.
idea. Though it's now averted as he finally got around doing the reviews once the game was released for the Switch.



** Johnny and Elliot were originally going to do a ''Videogame/PajamaSam'' playthrough during the upload drought that occurred during the ''VideoGame/SonicHeroes'' playthrough due to scheduling issues. However, the recording was lost.
** The 2016 Superhero Marathon was originally going to be the ''Spiderman'' Marathon, hence the large quantity of ''Spiderman'' games being played for the marathon.
** Matt was originally going to do ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyV'', but time constraints led to disinterest in doing the project both playing and commentating, lead to Matt scrapping the project to instead play ''VideoGame/Persona2 Innocent Sin''.


** The ''Month of Mario'' had to be extended from April into June 2011. [[ArtifactTitle Kinda screws with the name.]]

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** The ''Month of Mario'' had to be extended from April into June 2011. [[ArtifactTitle Kinda screws with the name.]]name]], which is why John ultimately stopped naming his themed marathons "Month of X".


** The original ''VideoGame/BigRigsOverTheRoadRacing'' review got taken down due to alleged copyright infringement, and by the time it got sorted out, even the original video files got lost to dying harddrives. Johnny and Elliot did eventually re-review the game, however.

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** The original ''VideoGame/BigRigsOverTheRoadRacing'' review got taken down due to alleged copyright infringement, infringement [[note]]The video was overlaid with the song "Remind Me" by Röyksopp playing throughout[[/note]], and by the time it got sorted out, even the original video files got lost to dying harddrives. Johnny and Elliot did eventually re-review the game, however.


* AshcanCopy: His review of ''CrashBandicootNSaneTrilogy''[[note]]The one that appeared on his own channel, not the collaboration he did with WebVideo/{{Caddicarus}}[[/note]]. He says at the start of this video that he didn't feel it was really necessary to make the video, since he had already stated most of his thoughts on the game in the Caddicarus video, but that he had to make it, since the early review copy he received came with terms and conditions requiring him to make a video on his own channel about it.

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* AshcanCopy: His review of ''CrashBandicootNSaneTrilogy''[[note]]The ''VideoGame/CrashBandicootNSaneTrilogy''[[note]]The one that appeared on his own channel, not the collaboration he did with WebVideo/{{Caddicarus}}[[/note]]. He says at the start of this video that he didn't feel it was really necessary to make the video, since he had already stated most of his thoughts on the game in the Caddicarus video, but that he had to make it, since the early review copy he received came with terms and conditions requiring him to make a video on his own channel about it.


* OneOfUs: He even quotes Wiki/ThisVeryWiki!


** Johnny is willing to do LetsPlay of games that are either NintendoHard or SoBadItsHorrible in order to show people that he's willing to put up with something difficult or bad so that the better games in the series are appreciated even more. As Johnny's friend, Matt, said once, "You have to take the good with the bad."

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** Johnny is willing to do LetsPlay of games that are either NintendoHard or SoBadItsHorrible DarthWiki/SoBadItsHorrible in order to show people that he's willing to put up with something difficult or bad so that the better games in the series are appreciated even more. As Johnny's friend, Matt, said once, "You have to take the good with the bad."


** For the Second Indie Showcase, Johnny was going to do a collab review of ''VideoGame/CastleCrashers'' with Honest Biggums as a way to give his channel a little love. Unfortunately, scheduling problems occurred and the game wasn't reviewed for the Indie Showcase. They would eventually review the game together 3 years later

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** For the Second Indie Showcase, Johnny was going to do a collab review of ''VideoGame/CastleCrashers'' with Honest Biggums as a way to give his channel a little love. Unfortunately, scheduling problems occurred and the game wasn't reviewed for the Indie Showcase. He decided to instead replaced with with ''VideoGame/PapersPlease''. They would eventually review the game together 3 years laterlater.
** Johnny originally wanted to place the "Twin Snakes" review with ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid2SonsOfLiberty'' as it included features from that game, but deiced to placed it in the prequel as he figured it would be better that way.

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