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A spinoff series to Fighting Freaks, Summit Camp Showdown is an episodic fighting game series developed by GuyGames. It takes place in Summit Camp, a sleepaway camp for children and teenagers with special needs and disabilities located in the heart of the Pocono Mountains. It is the third Cohenverse fighting game series, after Fighting Freaks and Horizon Fighter.

Tropes present in this series include:

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  • Atlanta: Joey Milstein is the only name from the metro area. For the rest of the state, Patrick Driscoll is the only other name.
  • Baltimore: Sally Craven is from a suburb.
  • Canada, Eh?: Several counselors and one camper (Ryan Van Curen) come from the land of Maple Leafs.
  • Character Overlap:
    • Guy Cohen, of course.
    • Ivan Markov also appears in his third Cohenverse series, after Fighting Freaks and Horizon Fighter.
    • Sara Cohen and Zach Ennis come to Summit Camp Showdown after having previously appeared in Horizon Fighter.
    • Brett Roader, from the Fighting Freaks games was introduced into the series in its first game to help establish continuity.
    • Thanks to his popularity and his character easily fitting into the Summit Camp universe, Pete Collins was brought in starting with the third installment.
    • Michael Feit later joined the Fighting Freaks series.
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  • Chicago: There are several Chicagoan campers at Summit, including Leah Rappaport, Johnny Calamos, Isaac Weiss, and Jakob Rudoltz.
  • Cleveland: Andre LaRue and Scott Ziegler are from Cleveland suburbs.
  • Control Freak: One of Guy's most prominent traits shown in the series. He is obsessed with anything that could give him authority over the camp or over a wide group of other people. This is seen when he tries to take over the DJ board at socials, writes plays for performing arts camp, and tries to get into counselor business in the southeast trip.
  • Dork Age: Summit Camp Showdown 5 was considered to be a very weak game compared to its predecessors. 7 was considered a step up, if only because it was accompanied by the critically hailed Travel Showdown game.
  • Episodic Game: The very first episodic fighting game in history. From 2011 to 2013, each summer's game was released in two parts. The two episodes can be bought either separately, the second episode can be added onto the first for less money, or at the end of the summer it can be bought as one big game. The 2014 and 2015 games, unfortunately, cannot be merged, although extra content (namely, counselors Miguel, Tom, and Molly) can be unlocked in the second 2015 episode if you have the first.
  • Five-Man Band: The counselors from the 2015 Williamsburg/Charleston/Orlando trip:
  • Hot For Counselor: Guy has a huge crush on Molly during the trip to Orlando. He also seems to be rather smitten with his own counselors Chelsea and Allie once he returns to camp.
  • No Wrestlers Were Harmed:
    • Just like in Fighting Freaks, Pete Collins is inspired by Bryan Danielson.
    • Evan Miller is based on Jack Evans.
    • Jay Figueroa is based on Amazing Red.
    • Jacob Parker is essentially Abyss as a teenager.
    • Sean Bishop and Ryan Leonard are tributes to Paul London and Brian Kendrick, respectively.
    • Tim Dohrn is a tribute to Chikara's Tim Donst.
    • Rob Beckman is a band geek character inspired by another CHIKARA icon, Archibald Peck.
    • Georges Arceneaux and Marc Biron are essentially based on the Super Smash Brothers.
  • Never Live It Down:
  • Only Known by Their Nickname:
    • Daniel Stafford, almost exclusively referred to as "Dizzle".
  • Seattle: Evan Miller lives in a suburb of Seattle, and Crystal Jones is from Olympia.
  • The Team Wannabe: Throughout the Orlando trip, Guy has been desperate to be a counselor and started to act like one. This seemed to be have some disturbing undertones, as it was obviously done out of a desire to become Molly's boyfriend. Fortunately, Guy still knew the boundaries of what was acceptable conduct.
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