Contains sites and categories for games that can be considered in the humor genre or are in other genres driven in large part by humor. These games can be spoofs that aim to entertain through satire. This section does not contain sites about video game humor. See Games: Video Games: Humor and Jokes. Humorous Video Games Games.
Humour (or humor in American English ) is the tendency of particular cognitive experiences to provoke laughter and provide amusement. (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: Humour or humor is the tendency of particular cognitive experiences to provoke laughter and provide amusement. The term derives from the humoral medicine of the ancient Greeks, which taught that the balance of fluids in the human body, known as humours, controlled human health and emotion.
- Humour Category
- British humour - British humour is shaped by the relative stability of British society and carries a strong element of satire aimed at "the absurdity of everyday life". Themes include the class system and sexual taboos; common techniques include puns, innuendo and intellectual jokes.
- Deadpan - Deadpan, dry humor or dry wit describes the deliberate display of a lack of or no emotion, commonly as a form of comedic delivery to contrast with the ridiculousness of the subject matter. The delivery is meant to be blunt, ironic, laconic, or apparently unintentional.
- Form-versus-content humour - Form-versus-content humour is a type of humour in an incongruity between a statement's content and the way it is communicated makes it humorous. It is one of the basic techniques of tragicomic humour.
- Gelotology , the study of laughing and laughter.
- Humour in translation - Humour in translation can be caused by translation errors, because of irregularities and discrepancies between certain items that translators attempt to translate.
- Humour styles - Humor styles are a topic of research in the field of personality psychology related to the ways in which individuals differ in their use of humor in everyday life. People of all ages and backgrounds engage in humor, but the way they use it can vary greatly.
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- A Quest for the Crown www
A roleplaying game parody. for the Crown. Includes instructions and hints. Quest for the Crown.
- A A Brief History of Video Game Humor - Features at GameSpot www
A look at the history of humor in video games. A Brief History of Video Game Humor - Features at GameSpot.
- Rated GameSpot Review www
Rated 3. Review.8/10 by John Broady. "Although the game starts on a fun and promising note, Operation Trivia quickly comes to resemble one of Dr. Evil's botched plots to take over the world." Reader reviews. GameSpot Review.
- Review, Absolute Playstation www
Review, Playstation, [79%]. "Very pleasing to the eye, features quality sound effects and measures nicely up against rival games from this genre." Absolute Playstation.
- Reviewed GameFAQs (N64) www
Reviewed by MaxH. (N64). "The most blatant rip-off of Crash Bandicoot I've seen so far, and it's a lot less fast flowing and fun, but it is still - perversely - quite fun." GameFAQs (N64).
- Includes Hungry Software: Ducks www
Includes download, Software: Ducks, reviews, screenshots, and a forum. Hungry Software: Ducks.
- Cheat WebMuppet's World Of Ducks www
Cheat codes, World Of Ducks, secrets and easter eggs in the game Ducks - with screenshots to make it nice and easy. WebMuppet's World Of Ducks.
- Capsule Matthew Murray's Review www
Capsule review. Murray's Review. "One of the first games of 1993, and certainly one of the best of that year." Matthew Murray's Review.
- Description, Unofficial Legend: Eric the Unready www
Description, Legend: Eric the Unready, box image, walkthrough. Unofficial Legend: Eric the Unready.
- Stu The Restaurant at the End of the Universe www
Stu Galley's explanation of why the sequel was never released. The Restaurant at the End of the Universe.
- Box Infocom Games: Hitchhiker's Guide www
Box scans, Games: Hitchhiker's Guide, introduction, specifications and sample transcript. Infocom Games: Hitchhiker's Guide.
- Online Little Gamers www
Online comic strip about a boy, Gamers, who is into computer gaming, and his friends. Polls, forums, and archives. Little Gamers.
- Collects Zany Video Game Quotes www
Collects humorous in-game quotes from video games, Video Game Quotes, primarily poor translations from Japanese. Zany Video Game Quotes.
- An Are Video Games Art? www
An article by Aaron Smuts discussing modern art and the role of video games within its definition. Video Games Art?. Are Video Games Art?.
- An Genre and the Video Game www
An analysis of genre categorization as applied to video games in contrast with books and film, and the Video Game, with definitions and examples. Genre and the Video Game.
- Alexa: Humorous Video Games
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Humorous Video Games
- DMOZ: Humorous Video Games
dmoz.org Directory: Humorous Video Games