Nintendo space wasters?

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Nintendo space wasters?

Post by S q u e e ! » Mon Apr 18, 2005 12:38 pm

PICTURES! I can prove it!

First Size comparison

Second size comparison

Not counted

In size comparisons 1 and 2, from largest to smallest: NES, SNES, N64, Virtual Boy, Gameboy, GBA, DS.

In not included: GC, oversized rumble GBC games.

Conclusion: They have honkin big carts! Too much space wasted!. I have opened every game except for DS, and found that almost 1/2 of the space was empty. Fight Nintendo's Space Wasting Cartridges!

Sorry for the crappy last two pics, my flash on my camera stopped working unexpectedly.
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Post by soundwave » Mon Apr 18, 2005 12:42 pm

Maybe they should use those horribly ficticious disks you see on scifi shows, he ones that are like 3/4"-1" in diameter, and hole terabytes of data.

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Post by S q u e e ! » Mon Apr 18, 2005 12:43 pm

If only... Then I wouldn't have so much space wasted! :P
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Post by cennar » Mon Apr 18, 2005 12:43 pm

so?
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Post by S q u e e ! » Mon Apr 18, 2005 12:44 pm

What's the point of having big carts with all that extra space not being used? That's what.
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Post by soundwave » Mon Apr 18, 2005 12:46 pm

Maybe it was a ploy to stop shop lifting

"Yo, boyz, loogit deez Ni'tendo gamez! I got no money!" <tries to shove it pocket, it doesnt fit! during all the ruckus the security guard comes over, and the kid is arrested>

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Post by cennar » Mon Apr 18, 2005 1:00 pm

yeah and you dont want little kids to swallow the carts... notice the older carts are only bigger to make it look more stylish anyways... thats right kids DS kills
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Post by Mr. Cool » Mon Apr 18, 2005 1:05 pm

It would be cool to see how many DS cartridges you could fit in a NES. Id say 70 or 80.
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Post by Unidentified Assilant » Mon Apr 18, 2005 1:12 pm

Not that many, but a NES cart would make a great DS game carrying case!
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Post by soundwave » Mon Apr 18, 2005 1:13 pm

NES carts are big enough to make a good case for almost anything, like that guy who put a screen in it for his SNES portable.

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Post by gannon » Mon Apr 18, 2005 1:36 pm

The last vestige by The naked intruder is on a mini cd and uses a nes cart as the game case :)

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Post by bicostp » Mon Apr 18, 2005 5:01 pm

S q u e e ! wrote:What's the point of having big carts with all that extra space not being used? That's what.
soundwave wrote:Maybe its a ploy to stop shoplifting
I think it's a way for them to make it seem like you're getting more game for $50.

NES carts- To make it seem less like a video game and more like a toy

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Post by Lucretius » Mon Apr 18, 2005 6:06 pm

Sooooo...has anyone tried to remake game carts to make their portables even more portable?
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Post by jaytee » Mon Apr 18, 2005 7:36 pm

its because there's no need for a home system's carts to be small. you don't want to lose them, do you?
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Post by SNESguy » Mon Apr 18, 2005 10:46 pm

Yeah that was me who put the screen into the NES cart.... there really is a lot of space in there. It was best because a Rad shack box would have been too big....surprised nobody's smuggled drugs inside NES carts or something. Oh wait..... :shock:
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