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The Humble Beginnings of Mario Explained by Shigeru Miyamoto

The Humble Beginnings of Mario Explained by Shigeru Miyamoto
We all know Mario is an Italian plumber with overalls and a big black caterpillar mustache. However, most people don’t know the true origin story of Nintendo’s most popular character. As part of its series 8-bit Legacy: The Curious History of Video Games, the guys from Great Big Story sat down with game designer Shigeru Miyamoto to learn about the earliest days of Mario, and how he came up with the character.

Documentary Shows Real Sword Combat Was Nothing Like Video Games or Movies

Documentary Shows Real Sword Combat Was Nothing Like Video Games or Movies
I like sword fights as much as the next guy. I mean, maybe I like them more. I’m not into renaissance fairs or LARPing, but I did take fencing way back in the day. I also rather like movies and video games with sword fights because they look cool.
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Retro Report Remembers Dungeons & Dragons’ Ironic Success Story

Retro Report Remembers Dungeons & Dragons’ Ironic Success Story
Look at these children having the time of their lives playing Dungeons & Dragons. But if you showed a similar scene to some American parents in the early ’80s, they’d freak out and say that these children were being introduced to witchcraft and devil worship.

Two Star Trek Fans Broke into the Star Trek: TNG Set in 1988, Filmed a Documentary

Two Star Trek Fans Broke into the Star Trek: TNG Set in 1988, Filmed a Documentary
You can’t make this stuff up. Back in 1988, two diehard Star Trek: The Next Generation fans broke into the Paramount lot in the middle of the night and proceeded to film their own awkward and incompetent “documentary” as they explored the Enterprise sets.

Atari’s E.T. Landfill to Be Exhumed

Atari’s E.T. Landfill to Be Exhumed
You’ve heard the stories about Atari suffering such poor sales with the E.T. game for the Atari 2600 that they were forced to dump millions of copies into a landfill somewhere. Is it true? There seems to be some debate over this.

Ecstasy of Order: The King of Kong of Tetris

Ecstasy of Order: The King of Kong of Tetris
When I first heard there was a movie about Donkey Kong a few years back, I thought it was a strange idea. But The King of Kong was actually an awesome movie, loaded with strange characters, and a great study of passionate (and obsessive) personalities.

History of the Internet Told via Cool Minimalist Icons

History of the Internet Told via Cool Minimalist Icons
Mehli Bilgil, a student at the University of Applied Sciences in Mainz, Germany, created an animated documentary about the history of the Internet. Unlike other documentaries, Mehli Bilgil’s documentary contains no interviews, real world footage or image, not even a single shot of a PC or server.
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