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ITT Obscure vidya facts.

Earthbound wasn't actually titled Earthbound at all. It's called "Mother 2" and was translated differently...for some reason.
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>>283765028
Thank god, mother sounds retarded.
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>Obscure
Didyouknow thread then.
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>>283765028
Woah mind = blown
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They used the same voice actor for Crono of Chrono Trigger and Serge of Chrono Cross.
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wow whoa whaa
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The Fallout series does not actually take place in the 1950's/1960's, it actually is an alternate dimension of ours where they branched off around that point. It takes place in that worlds 2077.

I found that out only because of this
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLvu3JVzLMs#t=33
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Obscure vidya fact#2: OP is underage and a gigantic faggot.
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whoa holy shit op
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>>283765028
Mario 64 was the FIRST 3D Mario game!
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Articwhydid
Zapyoueven
Molreadthis
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>>283766008
No fucking way
because it's not true, Super Mario RPG was.
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Halo 4 was actually made by a different developer then the rest of the series. Crazy!
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Sonic's arms were always meant to be blue.
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ArticPS4
ZapHAS
MolNOGAEMS
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>>283766061
HOLY FUCK
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say WHAAAAT?
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>>283766116
Pre-rendered 3D sprites don't count as 3D; you don't consider Donkey Kong Country to be a 3D game, do you?
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>>283765028
>obscure
fuck off retard anyone who gives a shit about earthbound knows its called mother
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>>283766381
No, but it's a sidescroller. Mario RPG has actual depth of movement.
So does Mario is Missing on SNES
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>>283766537
Welcome to Isometric. in that sense baldur's gate and Ultima is 3d.
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Trivia: Earthbound's dad was based on my dad. Never really there but always a phone call away with some money.
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Fun fact, Pac Man was originally named 2pac man after Miyamoto's favorite rapper, but his name was changed to avoid a lawsuit.
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Fun fact: Although the name of the game is The Legend of Zelda, you don't play as Zelda.
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>>283765028
Did you know that originally PacMan was going to be called PucMan (as in 'puck') but they altered the name before release for fear of vulgar arcade cabinet altercations by teens? Wow haha, the more you know!
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>>283768061
This is actually the anecdote I memorized and use in conversation openers.
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>>283768061
haha lol
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>>283768061
Haha wow!
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>>283766270
CUT
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>>283767563
Subtle, I like it.
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>>283768061
>sequel comes out
>Mrs Pacman
>2nd pac
>2
>pac
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In Earthbound "Eagleland" is a pun on America.
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>>283768728
trololol
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halo was called discworld in countries with a high athiest population
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>>283768974
I don't think you know what a pun is.
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>>283765638
This is some next level bait right here. Even hovered the link to see if you linked a joke video.
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Why is it called Final Fantasy 7 if it's the first in the series?. It's actually named for the 7 party members.
Cloud, Barret, Tifa, Yuffie, Red 13, Aeris and Sephiroth.
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You are not ready for the revelation I'm about to unveil, so get ready for a major shock you'll never recover from or leave this thread at once, the weak of heart and pregnant women are specially advised to avoid it.

The M on Mario's hat stands for Mario
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>>283765028
I love classic JRPGs and I have never played a Mother game because I find Ness' voice to be utterly unbearable in Smash.
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>>283769534
holy fucking shit
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>>283769534
The M on the turtle belt stands for Mario as well. It's a reminder of when Mario stomped on him as a child.
He's trained the rest of his life for this revenge.
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The names of the enemies in w101 might seem like nonsensical fantasy names, but they're actually badly spelled pronunciations of them in Japanese.
The UFO enemy yoo-ho is how they pronounce UFO or some shit.
Dough-Goo is Dogu figures and so on.

At least as far as I bothered to check. Too sick for jokes so here.
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>>283765028
The first was going to be localized with the title 'Earthbound', which obviously never got released officially in the west. Which is why it is commonly referred to as 'Earthbound Zero'

>>283765136
I thought the name fits with the theme.
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>>283768061
haha cuckman, hahahahaha lmao
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Giygas is actually mewtwo. You can tell because it's a fetus, and Mewtwo was born and both games were made by Nintendo.
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>>283769630
He doesn't even talk in the game my nigga. He's the player self insert in kid form.
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Hideo Kojima did not write the TV series Breaking Bad.
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>>283769912
explains why i don't like Breaking Bad.
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>>283765136
You're cancer and OP is a faggot.
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>>283769902
I am very well aware of that.
I do hate him now and will never be able to look at his sprite for more than a few seconds.
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The developers of Dragon's Dogma spent an incredible amount of time developing the AI for wolves in order to make them search for food in a group like formation.
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>>283765136
Your mother sounds retarded.
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>>283769968
>not liking the danger
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Mario was originally going to be a black man called Jamal but one day Nintendos janitor spilled his spaghetti badly so Kojima Miyazaki, the leader of Nintendo decided the make the protagonist Italian and name him after the janitor
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>>283770038
Be nice. His mother is a beautiful foxy lady.
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>>283770018
Try the other two then, I dunno. Even though mother 1 guy looks like him.
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>>283765028
>>283765638
This is not obscure. Please be bait.
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>>283770173
lol
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>>283770129
Please be bait.
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>>283769093
I died
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>>283769218
I don't think you know what bait is.
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>>283770129
>>283770228
bait?
nah, they be obvious trolls
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>>283770202
>not pic related
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>>283770173

the best one
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here's some actual obscure vidya facts.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lqxag2TDqtQ
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fun fact:
in 1982, mario was a fuckin shoe
fun fact
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Were you aware? When video games in the 80s had the slogan "Winners don't do drugs" inserted into them, the drug industry responded with their "Winners don't play video games" campaign. The campaign was so successful that there is still a stigma against those who play video games today.
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There's an Apache helicopter in Terraria.
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>>283770527
>>283770467
>>283770343
>>283770245
>>283770173
keep em coming
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This thread...
Well /v/ is for shitposting anyway, so whatever.
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>>283770527
>he went bananas
every fucking time
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>>283770685
Interesting vidya trivia and tidbits is not shitposting.
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The M on Mario's hat stands for Miyamoto, which is why they hired him to work at Nintendo.
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>>283770742
Someone this retarded. Now that's an interesting fact.
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>>283770495
I like this one
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>>283765028
>mfw I never knew this and have been wondering what the distinction between Mother 2 and Earthbound is for years
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"Minecraft" is actually German for "Mein Kampf" which is the book written by Adolf Hitler.
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>>283768061
Go to bed Scott
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The idea of Zelda (female) turning into Sheik (male) was ripped off by another game series with Metroid (male) turning into Zero Suit Samus (female).
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>>283771007
mother 1 was going to be localized as Earth Bound but they canned it because of the upcoming snes despite there being it being completely translated and ready for release
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