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* SirCameosALot: R.O.B. was released with only two compatible games (''Gyromite'' and ''Stack-Up'') and was swiftly forgotten as the UsefulNotes/NintendoEntertainmentSystem took off in popularity. Nowadays, R.O.B. is best known for his cameos in multiple Nintendo games, including his playable appearances in ''VideoGame/MarioKartDS'' and ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros.''



* [[ZeroEffortBoss Zero Effort Game]]: ''Stack-Up'' is played entirely on the honor system, as the game has no way to verify if you've arranged the colored blocks properly. Once you input that you've satisfied the win conditions, bingo. You win.

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* [[ZeroEffortBoss Zero Effort Game]]: ''Stack-Up'' is played entirely on the honor system, as the game has no way to verify if you've arranged the colored blocks properly. Once you input that you've satisfied the win conditions, bingo. You win.win.
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* RobotBuddy: When it's two-thirds of his full name, you'd expect [[CaptainObvious this to be obvious]].

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* RobotBuddy: When it's two-thirds of his full name, you'd expect [[CaptainObvious this to be obvious]].obvious.


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* FunWithAcronyms: '''R'''obotic '''O'''perating '''B'''uddy, of course.
** Also, in his Pikmin-appearance: '''R'''emembered '''O'''ld '''B'''uddy

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* FunWithAcronyms: FunWithAcronyms:
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'''R'''obotic '''O'''perating '''B'''uddy, of course.
** Also, in his Pikmin-appearance: ''VideoGame/{{Pikmin}}'' appearance: '''R'''emembered '''O'''ld '''B'''uddy'''B'''uddy.


* Toys/{{amiibo}}: R.O.B. has received a figure based on his ''Smash Bros.'' appearance (in [[PaletteSwap two different colors]], Red Japanese Famicom and Grey Western NES), and ''VideoGame/SuperMarioMaker'' and ''VideoGame/YoshisWoollyWorld'' unlock R.O.B. costumes for their characters when the figure is scanned. ''VideoGame/ChibiRobo: Zip Lash'' and ''VideoGame/KirbyPlanetRobobot'' also have R.O.B.-themed unlocks from the amiibo figure, but R.O.B. does not personally appear in those games.

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* Toys/{{amiibo}}: R.O.B. has received a figure based on his ''Smash Bros.'' appearance (in [[PaletteSwap two different colors]], Red Japanese Famicom and Grey Western NES), and ''VideoGame/SuperMarioMaker'' and ''VideoGame/YoshisWoollyWorld'' unlock a handful of other games have their own R.O.B. content tied to the figure:
** ''VideoGame/SuperMarioMaker'' and ''VideoGame/YoshisWoollyWorld'' unlock R.O.B.
costumes for their characters.
** In ''VideoGame/WarioWare Gold'', R.O.B. is one of the
characters that Wario can make a sketch of when the figure is scanned. scanned.
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''VideoGame/ChibiRobo: Zip Lash'' and ''VideoGame/KirbyPlanetRobobot'' also have R.O.B.-themed unlocks from the amiibo figure, but R.O.B. does not personally appear in those games.


** Also, his Pikmin-appearance '''R'''emembered '''O'''ld '''B'''uddy

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** Also, in his Pikmin-appearance Pikmin-appearance: '''R'''emembered '''O'''ld '''B'''uddy



* PaletteSwap: The Famicom Robot is red and white, similar to the Famicom. The international R.O.B. is grey, like the NES.

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* PaletteSwap: The Famicom Robot is red and eggshell white, similar to the Famicom. The international R.O.B. is silver and grey, like the NES.


* ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'': R.O.B. has been a playable character since ''Brawl''. The ''Subspace Emissary'' story mode from ''Brawl'' prominently features R.O.B. models as enemies, [[spoiler:and the titular Subspace Emissary turns out to be a R.O.B. themselves]].

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* ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'': R.O.B. has been a playable character since ''Brawl''. The ''Subspace Emissary'' story mode from ''Brawl'' prominently features R.O.B. models as enemies, [[spoiler:and the titular Subspace Emissary turns out to be a R.O.B. themselves]].himself]].


* ''VideoGame/WarioWare'': Appears in several microgames throughout the series, generally having to do with in-universe Nintendo enthusiast 9-volt.

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* ''VideoGame/WarioWare'': Appears in several microgames throughout the series, generally having to do with in-universe Nintendo enthusiast 9-volt.9-Volt and his friends.



* ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'': R.O.B. has been a playable character since ''Brawl''.

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* ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'': R.O.B. has been a playable character since ''Brawl''. The ''Subspace Emissary'' story mode from ''Brawl'' prominently features R.O.B. models as enemies, [[spoiler:and the titular Subspace Emissary turns out to be a R.O.B. themselves]].



* ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaMajorasMask 3D'': Appears in the curiosity shop (NOTE: this is not in the original [=N64=] release).

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* ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaMajorasMask 3D'': Appears R.O.B. appears in the curiosity shop (NOTE: this is Curiosity Shop, a cameo that was not featured in the original [=N64=] release).release.


* VideoGameLevels: Called "phases".


* AdaptationExpansion: While R.O.B. had no real story in his original games, VideoGame/TheSubspaceEmissary gave him a lot ob backstory. According to the game, the R.O.B.s are a people living on the Ancient Island, ruled by the Ancient Minister. Sadly, they get wiped out (save for the minister) during the plot.

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* AdaptationExpansion: While R.O.B. had no real story in his original games, VideoGame/TheSubspaceEmissary gave him a lot ob backstory. According to the game, the R.O.B.s are a people living on the Ancient Island, ruled by the Ancient Minister. Sadly, they get wiped out (save for the minister) during the plot.

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** Also, his Pikmin-appearance '''R'''emembered '''O'''ld '''B'''uddy


Despite being fairly obscure nowadays, Nintendo has a special reverence for the old peripheral, and as such he has appeared as cameo appearances in several other Nintendo games.

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Despite being Although R.O.B.'s original purpose is fairly obscure nowadays, Nintendo has a special reverence he is best known by fans for the old peripheral, and as such he has appeared as cameo appearances in his myriad of cameos throughout several other Nintendo games.


* {{Portmanteau}}: '''Gyro''' + Dyna'''mite'''.

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* {{Portmanteau}}: {{Portmantitle}}: '''Gyro''' + Dyna'''mite'''.


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