Speedrunning is all about beating games as fast as possible. One speedrun through a free Homestar Runner web game is so fast that you can literally blink and miss it.
If you grew up on the internet, Homestar Runner represents a time when the world wide web felt a little bit smaller. It was hilariously sarcastic, but unlike the rest of the Flash landscape in the early 2000s, Homestar was never hateful or cheap.
From children's book to web series to Telltale adventure game to a four-year stint as an incredibly quiet thing, Homestar Runner was one of the first really important things on the internet. Where did it come from? Atlanta, of course.
That little update in April was the first time that the internet got new Homestar Runner stuff in three years. Now, the cult cartoon's creators say that we'll be seeing more of Strong Bad, the Cheat and the show's other characters soon. Are you ready for a Strong Sad Tumblr?
This is not an April Fool's prank. Or well: the reason the site updated is because of April Fools, sure, but the point is, I'm not pulling your leg. Homestar Runner has updated for the first time in three years.
Two years after its release on the PC and the Wii, all five episodes of Strong Bad's Cool Game For Attractive People are coming to the PlayStation Network in North America on Dec. 21.
Telltale Games' tease that featured a cryptic crossover between Homestar Runner, Penny Arcade, Sam & Max and Team Fortress 2 turns out to be the developer's latest gambling game, Poker Night at The Inventory. Yeah.
The banks don't close to honor Trogdor's birthday, but the Burninator does get a free downloadable game. Telltale Games is offering the Trogdor-themed episode of Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People for free for about the next nine hours.
More Homestar madness!!!
Here's a clip and some shots of the first episode of Strong Bad's Cool Game For Attractive People, "Homestar Ruiner", in which Strong Bad's plot to win the tri-annual Race to the End of the Race somehow manages to get his arch-nemesis Homestar to move in with him. The episode of the point and click adventure, due out…