NES controller door for a games-room

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6 Responses to “NES controller door for a games-room”

  1. Aaron H says:

    I find this cultural obsession with the Konami code to be a little bizarre — I mean, it was a great inside joke back when NES was the thing. But lately I keep seeing it in more and more strange places, and at times it feels like “the konami code” is treated as synonymous with retro-gaming in general.  I have been getting the feeling that marketers and their ilk are trying to hook into retrogaming nostalgia via the Konami code, which feels a bit like advertisers using provocative images to get people to click through.

    Am I just being overly GOML, or does anyone else feel similar?

    • Ender Wiggin says:

      not sure what GOML stands for, but contextually, yes you are.  then again, i’ve never seen it used in marketing, usually it’s a geek somewhere on the backend throwing in a cultural flag on the play so to speak.  Like the discordian calendar converter bundled with every linux kernal.    Wouldn’t be the first time a marketing geek missed the point and tried to tag in though, where’ve you been seeing it?

    • Syndaryl says:

      Like Ender, I see it more like “code switching” – sending a “secret” message to other old-skool gamers. It’s one of those things you can use to say “one of us! one of us!”

  2. hyljelyhje says:

    What’s going on with the window? It has completely different perspective! Makes my brain hurt…

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