Forums goon xdrquinnx started a thread this week about old, nonviolent video games, saying:
"Before the days of Mortal Kombat, video games were generally pretty non-violent. Well, there was violence, I guess, but it was never very graphic. Mario hopped on a goomba, squished it and it disappeared. Link hit something with a sword and it flashed a couple times before vanishing. You'll never get kids' attention nowadays with that sort of sissy nonsense..."
And everyone rushed in to fill screenshots of old video games with blood, gore, and whorehouses. Enjoy this week's Comedy Goldmine, "Adding Violence To Nonviolent Video Games."
xdrquinnx starts things off by arming Link, Texas-style.
xdrquinnx will get to Oregon at any cost.
xdrquinnx just can't stop cranking out the pictures.
xdrquinnx is finished, whether he wants to be or not.
TheSniperZERO knows how to make 'em squeal.
semi semite is terrible at collecting rings.
y2kdogg is reminding me of Kill Bill, even though I've never seen it.
purple_haze does what I've always wanted to do.
TOTAL WRECK - crazy-eyed hound is covered in cobwebs, has a vespiary on back, graffiti on side and savage thirst for boat fuel. Frankly, I'm in over my head. He's in room 115 at Motel 6, yours free. 555-2851
Yes, it's the perfect form for surviving a car crash. But it's also the perfect form for so much more, like surviving the trauma of reading any news headline in 2016.
The Comedy Goldmine examines the funniest and most creative threads from the Something Awful Forums. Although the Comedy Goldmine has changed authors many times over the years, its focus on the Something Awful Forums is still the same. Includes hilarious Photoshops, amusing work stories, parodies, and other types of oddball humor.