- A quick nod to Breaking Bad appears towards the end of episode two.
- A segment of Zack questioning the MC about their intentions with Amelia, as a shout out to to Chris Hansen's "Why don't you take a seat over there" from Dateline should the player express approval for Amy to dress more skimpily.
- Broodman Waine as a shout out to Batman, the music even shifts to something reminiscent of The Dark Knight.
- There's an early shout out to XMen when one of the Mage Academy's teachers is a wheelchair bound bald gentleman named Professor Exavier.
- In a shout out to PixelFade's previous work one of the Heroes of Esaria, Ex Zee, shares his name with a pop star from ACE Academy.
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