- The prologue page (which was added later) specifically mentions The Order of the Stick by name, hoping that "certain fanboys won't attack it simply because it looks kinda similar.
- There are many references to The Order of the Stick throughout OLA.
- Page 7 has a screenshot from Final Fantasy XI, lampshading the webcomic's use of Informed Equipment (and said game's aversion of that trope).
- From page 22, a couple of nods to Ocarina of Time's gameplay mechanics (specifically, gold skulltulas and the Ocarina itself).
- Page 33 gives us Super Mario Bros. 3 references. Raccoon powers indeed.
- On page 37, we're introduced to the Everwood City council, who look vaguely familiar (to say nothing of the neon sign behind them). It continues onto page 59.
- An elven Expy of Aerith appears on page 49. And she references something else about her character too...Avinza: Good afternoon! My name's Avinza and I sell armor... especially armor that protects your backside from piercing attacks.
- To The Lord of the Rings at the bottom of strip 57.
- Page 63. The evil copy of Julie needs a name (please fill in, there are certainly more references than names):
- "STOP RIGHT THERE, CRIMINAL SCUM! (#64, commented upon in #122)
- Weirdly, the first panel of page 71 is NOT an example; even though Rocky calls the shadows a "creepy Kingdom Hearts ripoff, the shadow is nothing like the Heartless.
- Page 74. The +5 Starmetal sword has been Roy Greenhilt's weapon of choice for hundreds of strips. The context... isn't what the author expected.
- #83, The Order of the Stick again.Rocky: MY story will involve a cool monster like a vampire... or Xykon.
- It appears to be a catchphrase-powered Pendant.
- Page 88 has two characters point out them: Rocky finds a magic shield "that probably Private H.I.V.E wants back", and Angelika asks for backup dancers for a dancing badger.
- The Sun's a fan of Friends. (#109)
- Page 115 Angelika don't enter rooms at random when on a cruiser, you can be challenged to a pokemon battle by a gentlemen.
- Julie may want change "the lyrics" of Cure Moderate Wounds or Disney will come down on you like a ton of bricks.
- Ten euros say "Da na na naaaaa" is the "You've got treasure" music from The Legend of Zelda. (At this point, one would expect it to be a Stock Shout-Out or something.)
- "This is because I chose this Terra disguise, isn't it?" (strip #138)
- Lenny copying an Elmer Fudd's catchprase, up to the speech impediment. (and completely ignoring the sarcasm, but that's another matter)
- The harpy from strip #147? She's an actual character from The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, and yeah, it's that bizarre. Being rendered in polyhedrons instead of drawn doesn't really help much.
- "So, I was feeling...like I couldn't decide if I wanted to cos-play Strawberry Shortcake or Cardcaptor Sakura?" strip #172
- Coumadin seems to have learned his curses from Granny Addams.
- The second panel of the page 413 copies almost word-for-word a... less-than-perfect delivery from the movie Troll 2:Mummy: They are eating her; and then they are going to eat you.Boy: OH MY GODS!!
- The mutated chocobo in the penultimate panel of page 482 looks a lot like one of Red Mage's experiments.
- Page 665 shows that Yo-Lee is a fan of Rick and Morty.
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