- Follow the Leader: The gameplay of the Licensed Game is basically identical to Rainbow Six : Vegas, only without the squad control element as Marcinko is entirely on his own.
- Write Who You Know: Many of Marcinko's friends and foes are either named or given code names or aliases.
- Stevie Wonder is Steve Hartman
- Duck Foot Dewey is Thomas Capel. Interestingly enough, his real name was used as a tango in Task Force Blue, a elite Staff Sergeant who was part of a plane hijacking.
- Trace Dahlgren is actually based on his wife. Yes, that Trace Dahlgren.