This week's Comedy Goldmine is bringing to you a blast from the past. The Atari 2600 featured some of the most important titles in gaming history. Pac Man. Pitfall. Break Out. The game with the green blobs on a black background. They were all here. With the aid of a helpful boxart creator, the forum goons decided to rewrite the history books and create packaging for the games that could have been. I will hold a grudge against you forever if you don't check out their contributions!
First up is Aardmania, offering you a look at a strange alternative dimension where people want to play Q*Bert
I demand that you enjoy the following three contributions, courtesy of BadgerSeat.
buspAss had to make his entry look different to show how much better he is than everyone else. I'll bet he was the kind of kid who had $150 sneakers and didn't even PLAY basketball. He simply wore them to make everyone else hate their lives just a little bit more.
Master is troll wizard, so's if he get angry he might cast spell up on my self and bite off my whole head in one chomp.
It's true. Grimace is human. God help us, we did our best for him.
Kirk Cameron destroys the internet with his rage and jacks it to boats, hallelujah!
The famed gonzo otaku journalist writes about the death of gaming culture in 2014.
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.