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Topic: How different do you think gaming would be if 1981's Donkey Kong was a Popeye game?

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CrazyOtto

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The original 1981 Donkey Kong (the game that both Mario and Donkey Kong debuted in) was originally going to be a Popeye game. The Popeye game Nintendo actually released was nowhere near as successful as Donkey Kong. Do you think that Nintendo or even the Japanese game industry as a whole would be as big as it is in the real events?

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Maybe.

Probably another game would've come along.

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I have no idea. Too many unknown variables. I loved Popeye, though. It's like that was one of the first licensed cartoon properties in a video game that I can recall.

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