NINTENDO IS OLD

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by TeenDev, Aug 6, 2008.

  1. TeenDev
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    TeenDev GBAtemp's Original Hipster

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    I just looked up Nintendo on Wikipedia....

    IT WAS FOUNDED IN FUCKING 1889!

    Did anyone else know this? We're you all keeping me in the dark? Is this some kind of conspiracy?

    Look for yarself:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nintendo_Co.%2C_Ltd.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. Law

    Law rip ninjacat that zarcon made me

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    Hah! Awesome, they used to make playing cards.

    That doesn't sound very Nintendo-ish, though :/.
     
  3. superdude

    superdude GBAtemp Regular

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    they were a card gameing store before or was it borad games
     
  4. myuusmeow

    myuusmeow GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    You didn't know this? Also, the link doesn't work.
     
  5. GameDragon

    GameDragon Mugiwara RAWR!

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    Yep I knew Nintendo was old, but I always thought that they made toys [​IMG]...
     
  6. juggernaut911

    juggernaut911 GBAtemp Slut!

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    didn't they make cards (playing or pokemanz or something)

    bet their old stuff sells well!
     
  7. NeSchn

    NeSchn GBAPimpdaddy.

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    How did you not know that? [​IMG]
     
  8. zidane_genome

    zidane_genome My sword has a +2 bleeding... wanna test it out?

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    Even without looking at the Wiki site, I know the history of Ninty...

    They started out making Majong tiles, then playing cards, then board games, then 100 years later, GOD... errr... Miyamoto-san created Donkey Kong, and the rest is history my friends...

    and to Juggernaut911, yes, Nintendo made the first Pokemon cards in 1894... it was on their 5th year, and Pokemon has been going strong ever since!
     
  9. Ferrariman

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    Yes, I knew this, as I have seen those old cards at a friends.
     
  10. j5c077

    j5c077 dood

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    no shit
     
  11. SkankyYankee

    SkankyYankee GBAtemp Advanced Skank

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    you wanna see my deck? [​IMG]

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  12. juggernaut911

    juggernaut911 GBAtemp Slut!

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    yes please! [​IMG]

    was mudkip the first pokemon?!?!?!?!?
     
  13. Awdofgum

    Awdofgum Wadofgum

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    I've always wanted a Nintendo playing card deck?
    I bet they're expensive now.
     
  14. Beware

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    That's how they managed to get the ball rolling on video games again. With their experience in making cards and toys and such, they knew the Famicom would sell better if marketed as a toy. Without that knowledge, who knows what video games would be like today? Though I thought it was 1886?
     
  15. Arm73

    Arm73 GBAtemp Addict

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    Yes I knew that, I don't remember where or when did I learn it, it's just some knowledge that I had for many years now.
     
  16. dinofan01

    dinofan01 Misses the old days...

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    Every fanboy knows.
     
  17. The Teej

    The Teej Also known as The Tjalian

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    I've known for aaaaaages.
     
  18. Minox

    Minox Thanks for the fish

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    Who hasn't?
     
  19. JKR Firefox

    JKR Firefox Back.

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    TeenDev.
     
  20. Upperleft

    Upperleft Namcoholic

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    I learned about that last year [​IMG]