CodeChangers STEM Blog post

Random Video Game Facts

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  • March 23, 2020
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  • Sims was inspired when Will Wright’s (the creator of the exploding franchise) house burned down and he had to completely rebuild and refurbish his new house (Maillot, 2019).
  • To inspire one Sonic the Hedgehog Character Design, combine the following ingredients: Michael Jackson’s Boots + Santa Claus's colors + Sega Logo Blue + 1978 Michael Jackson “Bad” Album Cover + US President Bill Clinton’s Personality (Sonic the Hedgehog, n.d.)
  • Mario, Luigi, Wario, and Waluigi are voiced by the same actor, Charles Martinet (Charles, Martinet).
  • As of this date, the best selling video game of all time is Minecraft (List of best-selling video games, n.d.).
  • All character designs in the CodeChanger’s Blobbert cast were inspired by original drawings and crafts created by children and teens!

Works Cited

Charles Martinet. (n.d.). In Behind the Voice Actors. Retrieved from

List of best-selling video games. (n.d.). In Wikipedia. Retrieved from

Maillot, A. (2019, August 17). 10 Secrets behind the making of the Sims. In GameRant. Retrieved from

Sonic the Hedgehog. (n.d.). In Wikipedia. Retrieved from