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** In the second game, the music of the Friends Theory also turns guys into this, with Tim {{brainwashed}} into becoming a Gap-wearing, ''[[Series/BeverlyHills90210 90210]]''-watching douchebag who works at Creator/ClearChannel.

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** In the second game, the music of the Friends Theory also turns guys into this, with Tim {{brainwashed}} into becoming a Gap-wearing, ''[[Series/BeverlyHills90210 90210]]''-watching douchebag who works at Creator/ClearChannel.[[Creator/IHeartMedia Clear Channel]].

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* OneHitKill: It's fairly common for late-game bosses, like That One Ex-Girlfriend in ''[=EmoGame II=]'' or Almighty Ashcroft Robeast in ''The Anti-Bush Game'', to have an attack that instantly kills you if it connects. To compensate it usually has a long wind-up time - for example, Ashcroft raises his arms to summon a globe of holy energy, taking a good five seconds, before throwing it at you.


* GIJoe: In ''Alkaline Trio vs. Hell'', you team up with them.


''Emogame'' is a series of free [[UsefulNotes/AdobeFlash Flash]] games made by Jason Oda between 2002 and 2004. While the original homepage is down, the Wayback Machine still has them [[https://web.archive.org/web/20190411100516/http://www.emogame.com/ archived.]] All of them can be accessed and played [[http://www.emogame.com/ here.]] There are four games in the series:

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''Emogame'' is a series of free [[UsefulNotes/AdobeFlash Flash]] games made by Jason Oda between 2002 and 2004. While the original homepage is down, the Wayback Machine still has them [[https://web.archive.org/web/20190411100516/http://www.emogame.com/ archived.]] All of them can be accessed and played [[http://www.emogame.com/ here.]] There are four games in the series:


''Emogame'' is a series of free [[UsefulNotes/AdobeFlash Flash]] games made by Jason Oda between 2002 and 2004. All of them can be accessed and played [[http://www.emogame.com/ here.]] (WARNING: Very, ''very'' NSFW.) There are four games in the series:

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''Emogame'' is a series of free [[UsefulNotes/AdobeFlash Flash]] games made by Jason Oda between 2002 and 2004. While the original homepage is down, the Wayback Machine still has them [[https://web.archive.org/web/20190411100516/http://www.emogame.com/ archived.]] All of them can be accessed and played [[http://www.emogame.com/ here.]] (WARNING: Very, ''very'' NSFW.) There are four games in the series:



The games are [[GenreThrowback 16-bit-style]], action-adventure side scrollers that parody both popular culture and the EmoMusic scene. Most of the humor is derived from its over-the-top portrayal of media figures and TV shows, as well as in-jokes for {{emo}} fans, {{shout out}}s to [[TheEighties '80s]] and [[TheNineties '90s]] kids shows, and its willingness to [[CrossesTheLineTwice cross every line of decency]] to make the player laugh.

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The games are [[GenreThrowback 16-bit-style]], action-adventure side scrollers that parody both popular culture and the EmoMusic scene. Most of the humor is derived from its over-the-top portrayal of media figures and TV shows, as well as in-jokes for {{emo}} fans, {{shout out}}s to [[TheEighties '80s]] and [[TheNineties '90s]] kids shows, and its willingness to [[CrossesTheLineTwice cross every line of decency]] to make the player laugh.
laugh. And on that note: all of these games are very, ''very'' [[NotSafeForWork NSFW]], so play at your own risk.

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* CreepyCoolCrosses: Almighty Ashcroft Robeast's weapon is a cross on a chain.


* JumpingTheShark: [[invoked]] According to [[Music/SunnyDayRealEstate Jeremy Enigk]], all emo bands are doomed to either do this by the time of their third or fourth album or break up before then due to the ovaries of emo guys kicking in, rendering them either insufferable or tone-deaf. This is meant to keep emo in the twilight zone between underground and mainstream, alive but not massive and corporate. The fact that Music/JimmyEatWorld is actually entering their prime with their fourth album ''Bleed American'' is a sign that something is very, very wrong.

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* JumpingTheShark: [[invoked]] According to [[Music/SunnyDayRealEstate Jeremy Enigk]], all emo bands are doomed to either do this by the time of their third or fourth album or break up before then due (due to the ovaries of emo guys kicking in, in and rendering them either insufferable or tone-deaf.tone-deaf). This is meant to keep emo in the twilight zone between underground and mainstream, alive but not massive and corporate. The fact that Music/JimmyEatWorld is actually entering their prime with their fourth album ''Bleed American'' is a sign that something is very, very wrong.


* AllAmericanFace: HulkHogan himself, who's a secret character in one game and the lead protagonist of the anti-Bush game.

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* AllAmericanFace: HulkHogan Wrestling/HulkHogan himself, who's a secret character in one game and the lead protagonist of the anti-Bush game.


* ''The Anti-Bush Game'' -- Jason Oda created this game in the run-up to the 2004 election in response to what he saw as the [[TheWarOnStraw corporate greed, warmongering, and religious fanaticism]] of the UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush administration. It features Wrestling/HulkHogan, Creator/MrT, and [[Franchise/MastersOfTheUniverse He-Man]] going on a righteous rampage to claim the five keys that control Anime/{{Voltron}}, which is currently being used by Dubya and his cronies to enforce their will on the world, ending with an endorsement of Bush's 2004 election rival John Kerry. Sadly, it looks to have been taken down (perhaps as a result of Bush no longer being in office), as the link to it from the website is {{dead|Link}}; fortunately, it is available [[http://scuzzstuff.org/bushgame/ elsewhere]] on the web.

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* ''The Anti-Bush Game'' -- Jason Oda created this game in the run-up to the 2004 election in response to what he saw as the [[TheWarOnStraw corporate greed, warmongering, and religious fanaticism]] of the UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush administration. It features Wrestling/HulkHogan, Creator/MrT, and [[Franchise/MastersOfTheUniverse He-Man]] going on a righteous rampage to claim the five keys that control Anime/{{Voltron}}, which is currently being used by Dubya and his cronies to enforce their will on the world, ending with an endorsement of Bush's 2004 election rival John Kerry. Sadly, it looks to have been taken down (perhaps as a result of Bush no longer being in office), as the link to it from the website is {{dead|Link}}; Administrivia/{{dead|Link}}; fortunately, it is available [[http://scuzzstuff.org/bushgame/ elsewhere]] on the web.


* Creator/{{MTV}}: The entire second level of the first game takes place in MTV Studios in [[BigApplesauce Times Square]], with the BossBattle being fought on the ''TRL'' set. The climax of the second game's first level, meanwhile, is set at the Video Music Awards.



* TakeThat: The games sling tons of them at every target in [[TheNineties late-'90s]] / [[TurnOfTheMillennium early-2000s]] popular culture, including ''Series/AmericanIdol'', {{MTV}}, Hot Topic, [[PointAndLaughShow point-and-laugh]] {{talk show}}s, [=SUVs=], pop music, {{reality TV}} and, of course, Music/{{emo}}. ''The Anti-Bush Game'' is also a pair of giant middle fingers raised at [[StrawmanPolitical the right wing of American politics]].

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* TakeThat: The games sling tons of them at every target in [[TheNineties late-'90s]] / [[TurnOfTheMillennium early-2000s]] popular culture, including ''Series/AmericanIdol'', {{MTV}}, Creator/{{MTV}}, Hot Topic, [[PointAndLaughShow point-and-laugh]] {{talk show}}s, [=SUVs=], pop music, {{reality TV}} and, of course, Music/{{emo}}. ''The Anti-Bush Game'' is also a pair of giant middle fingers raised at [[StrawmanPolitical the right wing of American politics]].


The games are [[GenreThrowback 16-bit-style]], action-adventure side scrollers that parody both popular culture and the Music/{{emo}} music scene. Most of the humor is derived from its over-the-top portrayal of media figures and TV shows, as well as in-jokes for emo fans, {{shout out}}s to [[TheEighties '80s]] and [[TheNineties '90s]] kids shows, and its willingness to [[CrossesTheLineTwice cross every line of decency]] to make the player laugh.

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The games are [[GenreThrowback 16-bit-style]], action-adventure side scrollers that parody both popular culture and the Music/{{emo}} music EmoMusic scene. Most of the humor is derived from its over-the-top portrayal of media figures and TV shows, as well as in-jokes for emo {{emo}} fans, {{shout out}}s to [[TheEighties '80s]] and [[TheNineties '90s]] kids shows, and its willingness to [[CrossesTheLineTwice cross every line of decency]] to make the player laugh.


* BlackComedyRape: Inflicted on Music/TheGetUpKids by [[Music/{{Aerosmith}} Steven Tyler]] in the first game, and on Music/SavesTheDay by Music/EnriqueIglesias and on Ian [=MacKaye=] by the cast of ''Series/{{Friends}}'' in the second.

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* BlackComedyRape: Inflicted on Music/TheGetUpKids by [[Music/{{Aerosmith}} Steven Tyler]] in the first game, and on Music/SavesTheDay by Music/EnriqueIglesias and on Ian [=MacKaye=] by the cast of ''Series/{{Friends}}'' in the second. ''The Anti-Bush Game'' also has the {{Corrupt Corporate Executive}}s running Enron getting subjected to PrisonRape after you defeat them.


** In the anti-Bush game, the protagonists throw American flag stars and the Tom Ridge Robeast has a gun that shoots duct tape.

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** In the anti-Bush game, ''The Anti-Bush Game'', the protagonists throw American flag stars and the Tom Ridge Robeast has a gun that shoots duct tape.



* {{Bowdlerize}}: After ''The Anti-Bush Game'' got media attention, a scene with Voltron having sex with the Statue of Liberty was changed to Voltron knocking the statue off its pedestal and taking its place, a scene with UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan mocking his Alzheimers was altered to remove Reagan, and the Music/MandyMoore fingerbang minigame was removed.

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* {{Bowdlerize}}: After ''The Anti-Bush Game'' got media attention, a scene with Voltron having sex with the Statue of Liberty was changed to Voltron knocking the statue off its pedestal and taking its place, a scene with UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan mocking his Alzheimers was altered to remove Reagan, and the Music/MandyMoore fingerbang minigame was removed. (The version linked above is a copy of the original, pre-Bowdlerization.)



* LampshadeHanging

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* LampshadeHangingLeaningOnTheFourthWall


* ''Emogame 1: A Get-Up Kidnapping!'' -- The original, released in 2002. The emo band Music/TheGetUpKids gets kidnapped by [[Music/{{Aerosmith}} Steven Tyler]] to be sodomized in his dungeon, and a group of {{emo}} rockers set out to save them, going on an adventure through {{suburbia}}, {{MTV}} Studios and Steven Tyler's dimension of evil that reveals the true origin of emo kids.

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* ''Emogame 1: A Get-Up Kidnapping!'' -- The original, released in 2002. The emo band Music/TheGetUpKids gets kidnapped by [[Music/{{Aerosmith}} Steven Tyler]] to be sodomized in his dungeon, and a group of {{emo}} rockers set out to save them, going on an adventure through {{suburbia}}, {{MTV}} Studios Creator/{{MTV}} Studios, and Steven Tyler's dimension of evil that reveals the true origin of emo kids.



* ''The Anti-Bush Game'' -- Jason Oda created this game in the run-up to the 2004 election in response to what he saw as the [[TheWarOnStraw corporate greed, warmongering, and religious fanaticism]] of the UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush administration. It features Wrestling/HulkHogan, Creator/MrT, and [[Franchise/MastersOfTheUniverse He-Man]] going on a righteous rampage to claim the five keys to activate Anime/{{Voltron}} and take down Dubya, ending with an endorsement of Bush's 2004 election rival, John Kerry. Sadly, it looks to have been taken down (perhaps as a result of Bush no longer being in office), as the link to it from the website is {{dead|Link}}.

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* ''The Anti-Bush Game'' -- Jason Oda created this game in the run-up to the 2004 election in response to what he saw as the [[TheWarOnStraw corporate greed, warmongering, and religious fanaticism]] of the UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush administration. It features Wrestling/HulkHogan, Creator/MrT, and [[Franchise/MastersOfTheUniverse He-Man]] going on a righteous rampage to claim the five keys to activate Anime/{{Voltron}} that control Anime/{{Voltron}}, which is currently being used by Dubya and take down Dubya, his cronies to enforce their will on the world, ending with an endorsement of Bush's 2004 election rival, rival John Kerry. Sadly, it looks to have been taken down (perhaps as a result of Bush no longer being in office), as the link to it from the website is {{dead|Link}}.
{{dead|Link}}; fortunately, it is available [[http://scuzzstuff.org/bushgame/ elsewhere]] on the web.


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* OneWingedAngel: In ''The Anti-Bush Game'', Bush, Cheney, and all of his Cabinet members transform into giant monsters when you confront them.


* AsianStoreOwner: The owner of the Cell Phone Pagoda at the Mall of America in the second game.



* JumpingTheShark: [[invoked]] According to [[Music/SunnyDayRealEstate Jeremy Enigk]], all emo bands are doomed to either do this by the time of their third or fourth album or break up before then due to the ovaries of emo guys kicking in, rendering them either insufferable or tone-deaf. This is meant to keep emo in the twilight zone between underground and mainstream, alive but not massive and corporate. The fact that Music/JimmyEatWorld is actually entering their prime with their fourth album ''Bleed American'' is a sign that something is very, very wrong.



* TheMall: The second level in the second game takes place at the Mall of America, and involves blowing up its central core in order to [[KeystoneArmy destroy every mall in the country]] and liberate America from yuppie consumerism.

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* TheMall: The second level in the second game takes place at the Mall of America, and involves blowing up its central core in order to [[KeystoneArmy destroy every mall in the country]] and liberate America from yuppie consumerism. The entrance to the mall overtly resembles a cathedral, with stained-glass windows and messages that treat shopping as a holy sacrament.



* NewAgeRetroHippie: Given a TakeThat in the second game. The player character gives a speech to a pair of these, slamming them for using the imagery of the [[TheSixties '60s counterculture]] as an excuse to smoke weed, sell stuff and not shower.

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* NewAgeRetroHippie: Given a TakeThat in the second game. The player character gives a speech to a pair of these, slamming them for using the imagery of the [[TheSixties '60s counterculture]] as an excuse to smoke weed, sell stuff stuff, and not shower.shower without engaging in any real activism. They summon the ghost of [[Music/TheGratefulDead Jerry Garcia]] to fight you in response.

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