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Sep

Comic #61- Forgotten Prince

Posted by Tyler Rhodes at 9:05 PM

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Dreamcast!
I wish I could say I was cool and had one
but I didn’t
Love the hyrogliphics
excuse any misspelling please, late and tired

September 9th, 2008 at 9:10 pm
BME
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9/9/99
Never forget.

September 9th, 2008 at 9:11 pm
Kit
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Happy 9th birthday, Dreamcast.
May you rest in peace. u.u

September 9th, 2008 at 9:23 pm
Admiral Snackbar
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Happy Birthday, Dreamcast. I miss you. May Sega honor you in the future with proper sequels.

September 9th, 2008 at 9:34 pm
The Adversary
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I recognize Soul Calibur on the upper part of the hieroglyphs (which is strange seeing how that is the most recent design of the blade and it didn’t look like that back then), and Super Monkey Ball on the left. The car and the angler I don’t recognize, and the prayer is referencing Skies of Arcadia and Daytona USA.

September 9th, 2008 at 10:49 pm
Chris
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9/9/09
Believe

September 9th, 2008 at 10:57 pm
unaffiliated
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Car = crazy taxi. Angler = Seaman.

September 9th, 2008 at 11:00 pm
BlueMage
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The car is Crazy Taxi, still much-beloved even after Dreamcast’s death.
The fish is the weird and innovative Seaman, where you literally play a man-faced fish. Slightly Sporelike actually, to put it into perspective.

I’m just glad he mentioned Skies of Arcadia.

September 9th, 2008 at 11:01 pm
fc
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the angler is seaman

September 9th, 2008 at 11:03 pm
Allen
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The fish on the top right is Seaman, the car on the bottom is Crazy Taxi.

September 9th, 2008 at 11:09 pm
Roto13
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The hieroglyphics are great. Soul Calibur didn’t look like that until Soul Calibur IV was released in July, though. You’d think hieroglyphics would be more outdated. :P

September 9th, 2008 at 11:16 pm
Trev
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Adversary,

That’s funny, I didn’t recognize Soul Calibur, and I didn’t even think of Super Monkey Ball for the far left, but I think I recognize the taxi and the fish. As far as I can tell, they’re Crazy Taxi and Seaman, respectively.

Also, great comic — but that’s no surprise.

September 9th, 2008 at 11:21 pm
Channing
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If there is a Dreamcast 2: Electric Boogaloo that hits on 9/9/09 I will buy it even if it is complete rubbish. This is how much I trust you, Dreamcast.

September 9th, 2008 at 11:32 pm
Jangaroo
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The fish in the upper right is from the game “Seaman.” The thing in front of the fish is the peripheral that was used to play the game, which was a microphone. It was a pretty quirky game for the Dreamcast, which makes it all the more tragic since Sega probably wouldn’t dare make a new IP like that ever again. However, there apparently was a sequel being developed for the PS2, which hasn’t been brought up in a while. It’s probably vaporware by now.

September 9th, 2008 at 11:35 pm
Jangaroo
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Oh, and the thing in the center is from Crazy Taxi.

September 9th, 2008 at 11:36 pm
Jangaroo
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Third post, sorry about that. Seaman 2 came out back in 07. Oh Sega, why do you do this to us?

September 9th, 2008 at 11:39 pm
Madog
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I think the angler is in reference to Seaman, and the car refers to Crazy Taxi.

September 9th, 2008 at 11:41 pm
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The car is Crazy Taxi.

September 9th, 2008 at 11:45 pm
Blue-Balloon
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Is that a Game Gear? I miss those more than the Dreamcast.

September 9th, 2008 at 11:56 pm
tigerlord4835
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it looks more like sega’s nomad (portable genesis/megadrive)

September 10th, 2008 at 1:13 am
Tulang
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Ah the Sega Nomad, yet another forgotten denizen of the video game land.

September 10th, 2008 at 1:17 am
Nitsua
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It can’t be a Game Gear – too many buttons. It could be a Nomad though. I don’t know of any other portable with six buttons on the front.

September 10th, 2008 at 1:45 am
Person
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Actually, it’s a Nomad.

September 10th, 2008 at 2:10 am
No Man
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I think it be a Sega Nomad vidcon.

September 10th, 2008 at 2:13 am
Rockman-X
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Looks like a nomad (portable genesis/mega drive)

September 10th, 2008 at 2:44 am
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Never will I forget…good night, sweet prince.

September 10th, 2008 at 2:47 am
aaa
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DC, the console that was killed by hype.

September 10th, 2008 at 2:49 am
Indred
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It’s a sega nomad.

September 10th, 2008 at 3:08 am
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its a sega nomad. portable Gensis.

September 10th, 2008 at 3:22 am
Zeal
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Its a Nomad.

Get it?

September 10th, 2008 at 3:27 am
Sparzy
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It’s the Sega Nomad.

AKA the portable Genesis.

The Game Gear only really had two buttons, IIRC.

September 10th, 2008 at 3:59 am
Cryptozoologist
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It’s a SEGA Nomad, the portable handheld that played Genesis games. The most brilliant part of the comic! A wandering Nomad, dedicated to a fallen prince.

September 10th, 2008 at 5:22 am
Hyper
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It’s a sega Nomad Silly… and he is a Nomad… get it?

September 10th, 2008 at 6:05 am
Ieu
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No it’s a Nomad – the Megadrive/Genesis portable… very clever.

September 10th, 2008 at 6:55 am
USB
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HEY GUYS, I WONDER WHAT THAT FISH IS DUH DUH DUH. COULD SOMEONE EXPLAIN IT FOR ME?

September 10th, 2008 at 7:11 am
Hostar
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I think the Handheld visiting the dreamcast might be that 20-1 portable mega-drive Tectoy recently released in Brazil…

September 10th, 2008 at 7:50 am
John
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Is the heiroglyphic on the left really of Monkey Ball? Didn’t it first come out on the Gamecube?

Great comic though!

September 10th, 2008 at 7:52 am
The Adversary
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The car is from Crazy Taxi, the angler is from Seaman.

…I wanted to memorize it.

September 10th, 2008 at 10:16 am
PaperbagBoy
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Okay, we get it! It’s a Nomad, Crazy Taxi and Seamen. Good lord….

September 10th, 2008 at 12:02 pm
unaffiliated
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Looks like comment moderating means any question will be answered thirty times before anybody realizes it’s been answered even once.

September 10th, 2008 at 1:43 pm
lavkian
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It actually debuted in arcades, but yeah it moved to consoles on the GC. I can’t actually find ANYTHING linking SMB to the DC… the heck?

Do we have the wrong game?

September 10th, 2008 at 1:49 pm
doomed1
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9/9/09

a truly bittersweet memorial.

September 10th, 2008 at 3:17 pm
Jink
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There was never a Super Monkey Ball for the Dreamcast.

September 11th, 2008 at 12:12 am
Jink
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Super Monkey Ball first debuted in arcades, and Dreamcast was considered an “arcade console”. So maybe that has something to do with it.

September 11th, 2008 at 12:13 am
That Man
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I’m guessing it would be too much of a stretch to say that the one on the left might be Sonic?

September 11th, 2008 at 9:06 am
The Adversary
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Well, maybe I got SMB wrong but I looks like a helmeted monkey in a ball.

September 11th, 2008 at 9:37 am
Erluti
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I can’t imagine it being anything other than a monkey ball, but it makes it or Soul Calibur the odd man out. Because Soul Calibur is not made by Sega but was a Dreamcast staple, and SMB was made by Sega but never appeared on the Dreamcast…

@Channing – YES!

September 11th, 2008 at 1:49 pm
KAKAKAKA
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Sniff, beautiful…

September 11th, 2008 at 4:38 pm
Ru
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yes indeed nomad, daytona let’s go away

September 11th, 2008 at 8:17 pm
Grounhog Day
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Guys it’s a Sega Nomad. The car is from Crazy Taxi and the angler is from Seaman.

September 12th, 2008 at 4:49 am
demian
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completely awesome guys! we’ll never forget you dreamcast ='(

September 13th, 2008 at 9:54 pm
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I had one briefly. My friend gave me his. That was my first time with Soul Calibur.

September 15th, 2008 at 11:26 am
Nyarlathotep
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What, no reference to Jet Set Radio?

September 17th, 2008 at 12:55 am
King Phantom
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I wonder what he meant by “Daytonia, may we go away….”?

I know that its a reference to Daytona USA but that sentence sound incomprehensible.

September 17th, 2008 at 11:36 pm
Valdestine
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I thought the sword was a granasaber from Grandia 2

September 23rd, 2008 at 8:19 am
Kevindubrow
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Hah! “Seaman”.

July 10th, 2009 at 1:30 am
Sleep
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This one still gets me, even after all these years.

March 30th, 2014 at 12:45 am

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