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Flash-Gitz Animation is a team of two animators, Tom Hinchcliffe and Don Greger, who create animations (and also a webcomic called "Regular Marine") spoofing the Warhammer 40,000 universe. Their first video was a spoof of Space Hulk's third edition, which was originally posted on Newgrounds.

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    Space Hulk 
  • Alien Blood : Genestealer blood is a florescent yellow-green, probably as a reference to the Alien and Predator films.
  • Armor Is Useless : Lampshaded in episode two:
    Zael (comforting a nervous scrub): "Chin up, lad. We got's terminator armor, after all."
    Gideon: "I seem to remember genestealers having Rending Claws, Zael. This armor's about as protective as wrapping your dick in a napkin to fuck a chainsword."
    • This is due to the rules of Space Hulk predating the W H40k rules for Terminator armor having absurdly hard surfaces that can withstand nearly any for of attack. As well, one Genestealer piece could represent multiple Genestealers, which would be able to encircle and disable the Terminator, then eventually abrade through the armor.
  • Big Damn Heroes : Sergeant Lorenzo shows up out of nowhere to save Squad Gideon from a genestealer broodlord.
  • Captain Obvious : When Lexicanium asks the squad (who are being attacked) if there are genestealers onboard the space hulk, Zael responds:
    Zael: "Of course there's fucking genestealers you- Fffffffuck!!"
  • Creative Closing Credits : The credits of episode one shows the cast as tabletop miniatures.
  • Death by Adaptation: Double subverted with Sergeant Lorenzo. The first episode has him flamed by Zael, only to miraculously show up in the next episode in a Big Damn Heroes and Walking Shirtless Scene.....only to be be promptly be killed off by another genestealer after a few seconds.
  • Drop the Hammer : Sergeant Gideon.
  • Eagle Land: Chad Valencio. The only Blood Angel with an American accent that believes in freedom and suing people.
  • Freak Out : Zael panics when Sergeant Lorenzo (albeit unintentionally) and dozens of genestealers block his path to the objective, resulting in him using his heavy flamer on Lorenzo to clear the way.
    Zael: "Must... reach... objective! Must... escape... hellhole! Must... BUUUUURRNNN!!!"
    • By episode two, this incident has earned him a reputation as a trigger-happy nutcase, and his entire squad is terrified of him as a result.
  • Helmets Are Hardly Heroic : Lorenzo, Gideon and Lexicanium are the only marines not wearing helmets.
  • Honor Before Reason : Sergeant Gideon is obsessed with glory and heroics to the point of being suicidal and forgoing logical thinking.
  • Instant-Win Condition : In episode one, after Zael destroys the control console, he is surrounded by genestealers as he pathetically whimpers in terror. Suddenly, the aliens vanish, leaving Zael dumbfounded until the words 'MISSION SUCCESSFUL' appear above his head.
    Zael: "Oh... That's c-convenient."
  • It Amused Me : It's blatantly obvious that the reason Lexicanium sends his squads into the space hulk is because he finds their deaths highly amusing.
  • Kill It with Fire : Zael carries a heavy flamer.
  • MacGuffin : The C.A.T. unit in episode two. It gets destroyed when Leon and Zael take out their frustrations on it after the mission.
  • Mauve Shirt : Chad Valencio. The only things that set him apart from the other Redshirts are his chainfist and strangely-American accent.
  • Mind Manipulation : Lexicanium telepathically forces Zael to want to go to the Space Hulk and to admit that he has a stupid name.
  • Mission Control Is Off Its Meds : Lexicanium gleefully sends the troops under his command on increasingly suicidal and pointless missions, rigging the deployment of squads to stack the odds even further against them. His reception is mixed, at best.
    • To a lesser extent, the unseen intercom operator onboard the I Was A Bitch To Draw.
    Intercom: "Boarding Pod Seven, prepare to die... I mean, launch."
  • No Fourth Wall: The characters are blatantly aware they're in a game with Red Shirts and story elements.
  • Oh, Crap! : Leon, when the broodlord shows up.
  • Pass the Popcorn : Lexicanium in episode one.
    Lex: "Bring me more soda!"
  • RedShirt : Every unnamed terminator, referred to collectively as 'the scrubs'. They represent the generic power-fist-and-storm-bolter terminators in the board game that are often sacrificed to protect terminators with unique/mission-critical weapons - like Leon and Zael.
  • Spared By Adaptation: Sergeant Gideon and Zael, who die in the main board game.
  • Tempting Fate : In the opening of episode one, Leon talks about how it's nice when a day goes by without any invasions, wars or space hulks suddenly appearing from out of nowhere. Cue a space hulk suddenly appearing from out of nowhere.
    Leon: "...Fuck. There goes my smile."
  • Unexplained Accent : Valencio has a clear North-American accent, rather than the European accents Warhammer 40,000 is known for.
  • Unexplained Recovery : Sergeant Lorenzo appears to be incinerated to ashes in episode one, but it is revealed that he survived to perform his Big Damn Heroes moment in episode two. His explanation to Squad Gideon is that the rulebook says he still does some stuff in later missions, so he couldn't actually die. He then gets killed by a random genestealer three seconds later.
  • Walking Shirtless Scene : Lorenzo in episode two.
  • Wolverine Claws : Claudio has a set of lightning claws... until he breaks them by dragging them through a wall.

    Regular Marine 
  • Benevolent Boss : Lord Flutter-Squeak is thankful of Regulus and Marinus' help in making them terrifying again, and rewards them with captured guardsmen to replace the starship crew they'd accidentally starved to death.
  • Caped Mecha : Fritz's Imperial Knight.
  • Dressing as the Enemy : Regulus and Marinus quickly avoid being mutilated by the Night Lords by posing as renegades (The Deficators). They also claim that they scared off the Ultramarines from their (stolen) cruiser and intentionally starved the human crew as proof.
  • Eye Scream : Upon becoming chapter-master of the Ostrogoths, Fritz's eye is shot out with a laser as part of an old tradition which dictates that every master must resemble the chapter's one-eyed-skull emblem.
    • He later gets some revenge on the servo-skull that took his eye, by ripping out it's mechanical eye to use as a replacement.
    • The tradition started with the primarch Ostrominous, who cut out his own eye in grief after he failed to protect his brother Magnus from the wrath of Leman Russ and the Space Wolves. The Ostrogoths Legion adopted the one-eyed skull as their heraldry soon afterwards.
  • Expressive Mask : Bat Boy's helmet, to the greatest extent.
  • Gag Testicles : A Tyranid carnifex with abnormally-large 'venom sacs'. Unfortunately, they aren't a weak point.
  • Good Costume Switch : When Bat Boy joins the Ostrogoths, he swaps out his Night Lord colors for the chapter's black, white and orange scheme. He still wears his bat-ear helmet, though.
  • Hope Spot : The Ostrogoth gene stock is shown flying away in a transport to safety... until it is destroyed by Calgar's drop-pod moments later.
  • Horde of Alien Locusts : The Tyranids attack the Ostrogoths' homeworld and destroy the entire chapter.
  • Last of Their Kind : Regulus and Marinus are the last of the Ostrogoths.
    • Later, it is revealed that Captain Fritz also survived.
  • Lovable Sex Maniac : Bat Boy makes passes at just about anything that looks female, and his lifelong dream is to have sex with a Tyranid norn-queen.
  • Nightmare Retardant : In-universe, The Night Lords have become this, due to their terror tactics already being somewhat a common thing in the galaxy (and the fact that there are other beings that can do far worse than them), to the point that when they invade a planet, the Imperial Guard force stationed there doesn't take them seriously.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here! : After Regulus and Marinus are sent on a penance crusade, they are informed that all Ultramarines aboard their cruiser have already made planet-fall. Already despising the Ultramarines, they use this as an opportunity to seize the vessel and sail as far from the Ultramarines as they can.
  • Shout-Out : After almost a full page of Tau battlesuit pilots speaking Gratuitous Japanese, an Imperial Knight mecha attacks them, roaring "Imperial Gothic, motherfucker, do you speak it!?"
  • Status Quo Is God : The Ultramarines refrain from destroying the Saim-Haan craftworld on these grounds. The Ostrogoths are mortified.
  • Super Senses : Lord Flutter-Squeak of the Night Lords is blind, but can see through ultrasonic. This is achieved by having anyone in his presence tap their feet.
  • Weaksauce Weakness : The Horus Heresy-era Space Wolves were scared off by the noise of a vacuum cleaner.
  • Walking Shirtless Scene : Marinus, Regulus and Bat Boy, after being captured by the Eldar.

    The Trials of Draigo 

     Super Future 
  • After the End : Heavily implied. Much of the landscape we see is a lifeless desert, and the Wikis speak about preserving knowledge from the 'old world'.
  • Real Men Wear Pink : The internet marines wear bright pink Powered Armor with Hello Kitty emblems on their visors.
  • Shout-Out : The marines and college students ride around in pink and blue Sandcrawlers.
  • 24-Hour Armor : Discussed.
  • Wiki Curator : They're a race of grey-skinned scribes who are obsessed with the preservation and distribution of knowledge.

    Racist Mario 
  • All Adult Animation Is South Park: Taken Up to Eleven with tons of shock humor and Gorn.
  • Ass Shove: Mario does this to Donkey Kong with the banana. He shoves it up so far that it comes out through his mouth.
  • Black Dude Dies First: Knuckles is played off as a stereotypical black man and Mario finishes him off first.
  • Cruel and Unusual Death: Mario inflicts one upon all of his victims, except for Toad who he simply decapitates.
    • Yoshi gets an item box smashed over his head, getting shards of glass all over his face and eyes.
    • Knuckles gets his kart blown up, sending his decapitated, partially incinerated head flying.
    • Sonic is death-gripped by the throat and gets his head forced against a boost panel, effectively sawing his face open.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: After he disagrees with the other racers on letting racers from non-Mario games race in Mario Kart, Mario decides that he's not only going to murder the non-Mario characters, but murder the Mario characters as well for letting the non-Mario characters race in the first place.
  • Domestic Abuser: According to Princess Peach, Mario gave her a black eye. Her backside is also covered in bandages.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: Bullet Bill Mario.
  • Eye Scream:
    • Kratos inflicts this upon Mario with the Blades of Chaos at the end.
    • Mario uses an item box to use as a weapon against Yoshi, smashing it over his head, getting many a shard of glass in his eyes.
  • Fanservice: The thumbnail and the ending, with Peach and Daisy sitting naked on top of Kratos's shoulder muscles.
  • Fantastic Racism: Mario hates non-Nintendo characters and even goes after his own Nintendo racers when he thinks that they are conspiring against him.
    Sonic: What is he? Some kind of racist?
    Mario: You're all race traitors!
  • Gory Discretion Shot: We don't see Kratos stabbing Mario in the eyes with the Blades of Chaos, but we do see what happened to Mario afterwards.
  • I Have No Son!:
    Luigi: Mario, stop! We're brothers!
  • Laughing Mad: Ash, as we see him.
  • Mood Whiplash:
    (Sonic and Luigi have just witnessed Knuckle's partially incinerated head fly by.)
    Luigi: It must be-a Mario. He just...he take-a racing way too seriously!
    (Pan forward, where we see Peach racing with a black eye.)
    Peach: He takes everything too seriously!
  • N-Word Privileges: Mario's one spoken line as Bullet Bill is, "I'm coming for you, nigga."
  • Ominous Latin Chanting: Subscribe to Flashgitz...Flashgitz is awesome...
  • Precision F-Strike:
    Mario: You motherfuckers invite non-Nintendo racers..onto my track?
    Luigi: Holy shit! Mario's killing all the non-Nintendo racers!
    Mario: 23 years of jumping-a barrels. 23 fucking years!
  • Press X to Not Die: As a reference to his series, Kratos goes against giant Mario at the end through a series of quick time events.
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: Mario sure loves the F-word.
  • Serious Business: Mario takes racing too seriously, leading to him going batshit insane.
  • Top-Heavy Guy: Kratos. His shoulder muscles are so massive that he can race with Daisy and Peach sitting naked on top of them.
  • Wham Line: "Mario, stop! We're brothers!" "I have no brother."

     Console Wars 
  • A God Am I: The Glorious PC Gaming Master Race is seen as this, but only by themselves. Everyone else simply ignores the gargantuan flying machines and their owners who are more intrested in fighting eachother instead of the consoles or mobile games.
  • Always a Bigger Fish: The 'iceberg' is revealed to be an immense floating fortress built by Mobile Gaming companies, and it effortlessly destroys the Console Gaming ships.
  • Bring My Brown Pants: The first Glorious PC Gamer craps himself once another Glorious PC Gamer shows up with an even better PC.
  • The Cameo: In the Microsoft video, Mario appears on a tiny raft representing Nintendo, berating Peach (who now has two black eyes) as she rows the boat.
  • Cluster F-Bomb: When Microsoft is told that the Xbox fanboys are becoming dissatisfied and are refusing to keep shoveling money into the ship's furnaces:
    Microsoft: "God-shit-fuck-dammit! Give 'em Destiny 2! Give 'em anything! Give 'em another Halo game! Who gives a shit!?"
  • Dirty Coward: Mr. Dukes abandons his fellow Xbox consoles and escapes on a stolen PS-Vita when the Mobile Gaming warship starts attacking.
  • Dude, Where's My Respect?: The first Glorious PC Gamer doesn't take it very well when the consoles ignore him and simply play mobile games or card games.
  • Emergency Cargo Dump: In order to raise their sails and catch up to Sony, Microsoft is convinced by Mr. Dukes to drop a massive Kinect system off the Xbox ship.
  • Evil vs. Evil: Sony and Microsoft are both completely selfish in their goals, and use fanboys as a source of slave labor. Microsoft in particular even uses its own exclusive mascots to row the ship, and occasionally kills them off so fickle fanboys can drink their blood.
  • Eye Scream: When the Xbox and Playstation fanboys start murdering each-other, we get a shot of one fanboy having his eyes messily gouged out.
  • Form-Fitting Wardrobe: The incredibly tight outfit of the Glorious PC Gaming Master Race can hardly be considered clothes as much as a second layer of skin.
  • Freeze-Frame Bonus: When the captive PS4 spits a disc in Mr. Duke's face, it's shown to be a copy of Knack.
  • Lame Comeback: The only responce the first PC Gamer has to the other PC Gamer for having a better PC than him? "Yeah, well...well you're a... fucking faggot!"
  • Laser Blade: The consoles on both sides use these - The Xbox consoles use plasma swords from Halo, while the Playstation consoles use PS3 motion controllers.
  • Number Two: Mr. Dukes, an original-generation Xbox, is this to Microsoft.
  • Outside-Genre Foe: The Mobile Gaming Market.
  • Perspective Flip: The story is told in two videos; one following Microsoft, and the other following Sony.
  • Powered by a Forsaken Child: Both ships are powered by enslaved fanboys kept loyal with each company's newest products.
  • Shout-Out: The Glorious PC Gaming Master Race are depicted as in Zero Punctuation, tall muscular men with glowing white hair.
  • Serious Business: The Sony perspective video opens with a Playstation 4 being disciplined for the grievous sin of... not returning a copy of The Last of Us to its box and letting it get scratched. The guilty PS4 promptly commits seppuku by Laser Blade.
  • Social Darwinism: Microsoft expresses this philosophy when the Xbox fanboys and captured Playstation fanboys start attacking each-other.
    Mr. Dukes: "Sir, they're... killing each-other."
    Microsoft: "It's okay, Mr. Dukes. The strong shovel money faster. Let nature take its course."
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: The Playstation 1 sabotages his company's ship to prevent them from hitting the iceberg, which leads to Microsoft catching up to Sony. Sadly, it only delayed the inevitable.

  • Ambiguously Brown: Mocked in the form of Eddie "The Ethnically Ambiguous" Alvarez.
  • Black Comedy: If it offends, then you can be sure that Flash Gitz will somehow shove it in their videos.
  • Black Comedy Rape: Best Korea Strikes Again involves Kim-Jong Un raping Sony, Universal as well as Seth Rogen and James Franco. He gets his comeupance, though.
    • D.B. Weiss implies that all the rape in Game of Thrones was an allegory for how he and David Benioff wanted to rape the show.
  • Call-Back: Pokecaust Go! has all of the Pokémon GO players appear just like Ash from Racist Mario video. Also, one of the Ash's strips naked and laughs just like his earlier counterpart.
  • Camp Gay: The Awoken in Destiny is Fabulous. It turns out they're Camp Straight, and are insulted when Mistaken for Gay.
  • Comically Small Bribe: Skeletor tries to get Man-At-Arms to help with his plan by offering him five bucks. It works.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: The Fallen in Destiny is Fabulous have no problem butchering innocent humans, but as soon as one of their victims insults the Awoken for acting Camp Gay, the alien marauders immediately call him out on it.
    Fallen Trooper #1: "Dude, that's like, fuckin' mean."
    Fallen Trooper #2: "That's insensitive."
    Fallen Trooper #3: "Say you're sorry!"
    • They also don't like how the Guardians in Destiny, Bro! abandon the helpless civilians as soon as they find a treasure chest.
      Fallen Trooper #1: "What the hell happened to 'protagonists'? I mean, we put a lot of effort into being villainous assholes."
      Fallen Trooper #2: "Yeah, the least you could do is shoot at us."
      Fallen Trooper #3: "Solid Snake and Master Chief wouldn't put up with our shit!"
  • Evil vs. Evil: The Feminazi video features a climax with a deranged Straw Feminist army fighting an army of overweight, fedora-wearing, neckbearded Mens Rights Activists, trashing an enitire town in the process.
  • N-Word Privileges: Floyd Mayweather mocks Conor's Quick Left as being, "...not quick enough nigga."
    • Discussed when a bisected bystander weighs in on the Awoken objecting to being called "gay".
    Civilian: "I'm actually a homosexual, and you guys might not be homosexual, but you're definitely fuckin' gay."
  • Skewed Priorities: As the radical feminists are rioting and destroying glass ceilings in the Feminazi video, the Mens Rights Activists are concerned about getting their foreskins back.
    • The Awoken immediately abandon their efforts to halt a Forsaken attack on civilians when they come across a chest, holding an impromptu fashion show right there on the battlefield.
    • Skeletor discovers the perfect time to break into Castle Greyskull, so he uses the opportunity to mess with He-Man by jacking off into his breakfast.
  • Take That!: The Feminazi video harshly mocks radfems along with Mens Rights Activists and Youtube commenters with the Freeze-Frame Bonus "MRA vs Feminazi Brawl continues in Comment Section below."
    • Jessica herself is heavily based on Chanty Binx, aka "Big Red", and Anita Sarkeesian is in the radfem riot.
    • Game of Thrones SUCKS is basically a minute and a half of show-runners Weiss and Benioff discussing why it's a good creative decision to ruin their show.
    • Not My Genie makes a deliberate point to use the audio from Will Smith's widely mocked appearance in the intensely maligned 2018 YouTube Rewind .


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