Online, the machine is frequently referenced due to the chilling shriek it unleashes in its victims, that renders players of the game screaming internally.
The first version of SCP – Containment Breach was released on April 14th, 2012.
The game features various humanoid horrors that must be contained in unique methods.
One of these creatures is SCP-106 which can be captured using the “femur breaker” on somebody, whose screams lure it to the containment facility.
The sound effects used in the game for the screams of the victim have become a popular reference online.
A video was uploaded to YouTube by GuitarFish458 on July 26th, 2013, featuring the sound effects related to the “femur breaker” paired with a recall protocol for SCP-106.
Over the years, the popularity of SCP – Containment Breach grew significantly online, resulting in various content referring to the “femur breaker”.
These include image macro memes, as well as earrape and song remixes, appearing on Reddit, Instagram as well as Soundcloud and YouTube.