Dubya Immortalized on the Famicom

May 7, 2009 -

In a bit of political commentary, George W. Bush - looking very much like a chimp - has turned up on a fanciful cartridge for Nintendo's Famicon

Kotaku notes that the former President's cartridge is one of 58 contained in retro game shop Meteor's 2009 Famicase exhibit.


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Re: Dubya Immortalized on the Famicom

Funny enough on the famicase site the entry has a short blurb that says "Save NYC!" so I guess its not supposed to be too terribly negative huh?*shrug*

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Re: Dubya Immortalized on the Famicom

And if they ever portray Obama on a game cartridge as a monkey, it'll be declared 'The Most Racist Game Cartridge Ever'. ;)

Re: Dubya Immortalized on the Famicom

Not to be confused with Resident Evil 5, the Most Racist Game Disc ever?

"De minimus non curat lex"

"De minimus non curat lex"

Re: Dubya Immortalized on the Famicom

you beat me to the punch, thats what i was gunna say

Re: Dubya Immortalized on the Famicom

"...has turned up on a fanciful cartridge for Nintendo's Famicon."

 

Famicon?  I thought it was Famicom.  Is it correct either way?  The Wiki article seems to anticipate both spellings but doesn't clarify if "Famicon" is incorrect or merely an alternate spelling.

 

Not that it really matters.  Just curious.

 

 

 

Andrew Eisen

Re: Dubya Immortalized on the Famicom

Ya i was thinking the same thing. I was also thinking that the Famicom was basically a NES and that cart looks more like a Super NES cart, hence shouldn't that be a Super Famicom game??.

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Re: Dubya Immortalized on the Famicom

No, that is what the Famicom carts looked like. They changed the shape for NES carts to help prevent importing of Japanese only games.

E. Zachary Knight
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Re: Dubya Immortalized on the Famicom

I remember them adding two grooves to the backs of all the Super NES cartridges that aligned with two pieces of plastic inside the SNES itself...the Super Famicom games had no such grooves and thus didn't fit...unless you took a screwdriver and hammer to your SNES and knocked out the offending plastic.  Then the games work just fine.

Did they do the same thing with the 8-bit systems?

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Re: Dubya Immortalized on the Famicom

ohh i see, at that age importing was the last thing on my mind hehe :P wasn't till ps2 that i got into importing :/  not that i'm that young, i'm 29, but ya

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Re: Dubya Immortalized on the Famicom

I believe Famicom is correct, short for FAMIly COMputer.

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Idiots

Re: Dubya Immortalized on the Famicom

I LOVED famicom! i must go check my basement if i still have it.

 

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Re: Dubya Immortalized on the Famicom

If this was real i would love to see how much of a monkey the made bush in the game.

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Re: Dubya Immortalized on the Famicom

Hey, maybe we should call this game Donkey Bush Jr,

And maybe an Italian Carpinter will try to climb both of the Twin Towers to save his girlfriend from Donkey Bush Jr.

 

 

TBoneTony

Re: Dubya Immortalized on the Famicom

"I'm sorry, our princess is in another tower."

Re: Dubya Immortalized on the Famicom

"I'm sorry but our WMDs are in another country."

E. Zachary Knight
Oklahoma City Chapter of the ECA
http://www.theeca.com/chapters_oklahoma

Re: Dubya Immortalized on the Famicom

"Only one way to go then!"

"But sir, your dad said specifically you don't want yourself an incident, don't ever invade china."

Re: Dubya Immortalized on the Famicom

... He's climbing the twin towers. o_o

Re: Dubya Immortalized on the Famicom

ZOMG the 9/11 Truth conspiracy is true!!!

GameSnooper

Re: Dubya Immortalized on the Famicom

Oh, my God, that's funny as shit. Hat's off to you, whoever-the-hell-made-this.

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Re: Dubya Immortalized on the Famicom

Yeah.  That's great!  The King Kong metaphor fits perfectly.

 
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