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Hi, I'm Skapokon and this is Retropokon, your gaming time machine
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Retropokon is an sprited review show created by Carla Romero that stars Original Characters of the forgotten Joy Mech Fight. Instead of having sub-categories, there are different sections to cover many types of media. He also created Lawl Nova and shares universe with Aitor Molina Vs. and the rest of shows in the Revengeverse.

  • Retropokon stars Nostalgia Skapokon and consists of videogame reviews.
  • Anticinema Time has Skapokon and his student Wai dealing with movies, cartoons and anime.
  • Dark Side of the Fans is leaded by Sir Pokon de Joy to analyze fanmade content.
    • Light Side of the Fans is the opposite, where Skapokon talks about well made fanmade content.
  • Tutorials with MegaZak has the titular robot and Wai explaining humorously how to make content. It's an inversion of the other categories because mocks Tropes instead of Media.


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Retropokon provides examples of:

  • As Himself: Parodied in The Legend of the Crystal Coconut's review, where Skapo Kong is played by himself (his voice is actually just Diddy Kong's Voice Clips from Mario Kart Wii).
  • Author Appeal: Carla admitted in the Rise of the Robots review that she likes robots a lot.
  • Alternate History: Sir Pokon paid the dinosaurs to extinct themselves.
    • And the aliens to build the pyramids.
  • Anachronism Stew: Sir Pokon is a technologically advanced robot who uses old phones and jukeboxes.
  • Art Shift: Sir Pocon's Birthday Party is animated in a bizarre way.
  • Berserk Button: Sir Pokon loses his shit if you break his mustached cup.
  • Big Bad: John DiMicco and Doctor Pandemia in the first-anniversary special.
    • ZakMega in the second.
    • Darkpokon in the third.
    • Bill Raccord in the fourth.
  • Breakout Character: Darkpokon was a fanmade villain for The John Show who appeared as an Unexpected Character in the third year anniversary special. That's the only time it was canon on the show, but it became so popular with its Narm that won a poll in Lawl of the Dead and became the 20th character.
  • Butt-Monkey: Of all characters, MegaZak.
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    • ZakMega in the second.
  • Caustic Critic: Skapokon acts sometimes like one.
  • Contrasting Sequel Antagonist: Retropokon introduces a new villain in every anniversary special, radically different to the previous ones:
  • Crossover: This episode with Enemil.
  • Deranged Animation / Show Within a Show: Sir Pocon's Birthday Party.
  • Floating Limbs: As the characters are based on Joy Mech Fight.
  • Foreshadowing: Unintentionally done in his Rayman review. In one part of the review, Skapokon complains about how they can use original characters instead of using the ones they created but they can put another creation, not before Worst Hercules randomly appeared. At the end of the review, it was revealed that the review was made by Bill Raccord as an attempt to make an animated series of Retropokon, explaining why skapokon's characters were replaced during the review and Worst Hercules appeared
  • Gender Bender: Happens in his crossover with Enemil about Pinocchio and his friend Coco, as Enemil transforms Megazak into a girl with one of his magical sodas, and according to him, this isn't even the first time that this happens to him.
  • Hostile Show Takeover: In Lego Spanish Movie's review, Sir Pokon steals Retropokon and changes it to "The Dark Side of the Fans".
    • Happens again in Anti-cine Hour: "Go-Animate the movie", where Bill Raccord attempts to sabotage Skapokon's review by modifying his quotes with made-up ones to trick the customers into going to watch his movies.
  • Left Hanging: The Hurricane's plot was never finished as VoltiokAtomic never concluded the trilogy, and Aitor Molina's part didn't feature Skapokon at all.
  • Madness Mantra: MegaZak goes a bit overboard while explaining the various types of "thingys" to collect on his game.
  • The Mockbuster: Usually parodied in Tutorials with MegaZak, while they mock the Strictly Formula of the original ones
    • In how to make an anime to promote toys he develops one using mostly the tropes used in the Anime/Pokemon anime
    • Tutorials with MegaZak Kart Racers: Wai and MegaZak decide to make one after seeing that every franchise in existence got one.
    • In how to make an episode of Doraemon, the duo makes up a mockbuster of it called Tolaimon due to not having the copyright license of the show to analyse it's Strictly Formula.
    • In Tutorials with MegaZak 4: 3D Platformer, they make a videogame series based in various collect-a-ton videogames, especially Jak and Daxter
  • Only Sane Man: Considering Wai's sillyness, MegaZak's buttmonkey tendencies, Lady Hel's cynicism, Lady Gel III's mood swings and Sir Pokon's greed (not to talk about Bill Raccord or John), definitively Skapokon takes this place.
  • Refuse to Rescue the Disliked: One of the usual endings in Tolaimon is from the titular robot to refuse to help Monita/Kenichi and Gordaco after they misuse his inventions.
  • The Ghost: The creator of the robots Karl Talgo has only appeared after the credits of the first anniversary special.
  • The Scrooge: Sir Pokon de Joy loves money.
  • Something Completely Different: Why Rayman Revolution Is Not A Good Remake as is one of the few reviews done entirely by herself and with no Retropokon characters.
  • The Stinger: Karl Talgo makes his first on-screen appearance after the credits of the first year anniversary special.
  • Wish Upon a Shooting Star: At the beginning of Anti-Cinema hour: Pinocchio and his friend Coco, Wai wishes to a star for a third person to join on a review with them. Skapokon realizes too late that Wai was wishing to a meteor, but it grants his wish anyway, as, In reality, the meteor was Enemil using a meteor soda and joined them in the review.
  • You Have GOT to Be Kidding Me!: Skapokon's reaction after completing the 100% of Pipe and Drum
“Sunglasses? 30 hours stuck in the moturret level only for sunglasses???”
—Skapokon


I'm Skapokon and we return to the real world!

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