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Posted on 01-25-18 01:38:43 PM Link | Quote
The Mushroom Kingdom has looked this way for a long time.
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Posted on 01-25-18 01:45:40 PM Link | Quote
Oh boy, I used to read the lost bytes section of that website a lot at some point.

That is, until I knew about wiki.rustedlogic.net tcrf.net, thanks to GoldS linking it into the description of his Kirby's Adventure video. And years later, well...

The chain of events which lead me to this place is kind of fun.
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Posted on 01-25-18 01:48:23 PM Link | Quote
Originally posted by Zeether
The Mushroom Kingdom has looked this way for a long time.

holy crap, they’re alive and kicking? are they run by the same people?

dang, some things never change i guess.
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Posted on 01-25-18 10:00:56 PM Link | Quote
Originally posted by Q
Why reminisce about the past when you can look into the  future  of  web  design (autoplaying sound)


Okay, this RULES. I miss old flash-based sites like these. RIP Flash. 😔
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Posted on 01-26-18 01:28:29 AM Link | Quote
It looks like it's gone now, but for a while this was a really stunning example of quality web design.

So good.
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Posted on 01-26-18 01:34:35 AM Link | Quote
Originally posted by Xkeeper
It looks like it's gone now, but for a while this was a really stunning example of quality web design.

So good.

if you wanna be out $99
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Posted on 01-26-18 01:35:41 AM Link | Quote
I really wonder if there's a way to get that page back on the internet without all the Wayback branding, because it's completely absurd. There's even a ton of search-engine spam, the kind of shit that stopped working back in 2003.

He actually did design a few websites for places across town, but last I knew all of them had moved on to... more modern designs.
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Posted on 01-26-18 03:09:29 AM Link | Quote
Originally posted by Xkeeper
It looks like it's gone now, but for a while this was a really stunning example of quality web design.

So good.

Wow, that's pretty amazing - complete with the gradual image pop-in as the giant list of subrequests filtered in.
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Posted on 01-26-18 08:28:39 AM Link | Quote
It hasn't been updated in who knows how long, but Otaku World is still kickin' it.
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Posted on 01-30-18 07:01:18 PM Link | Quote
I made this little forum because it's something I wanted to do for a long time. It took some influences from Jul and uses some code from it (not a lot, lol), and a theme from another website.
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Posted on 02-02-18 01:31:13 AM Link | Quote
Even though this was probably a given, thread doesn't feel complete without mention of this.
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Posted on 03-24-18 08:19:37 PM Link | Quote
The Realtek site still says it's "Best viewed at 800x600 with IE 6.0 or Netscape 7.02 or Mozilla Firefox 1.0.6 or higher."

The shmups forum looks exactly the same as it did in 2005.
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Posted on 03-25-18 02:45:24 AM Link | Quote
Oh yeah, I remember The Mushroom Kingdom website. It brought a smile on my face to see the website still up, even when I found it for the first time in either 1999 or 2000.
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Posted on 03-25-18 03:18:24 AM Link | Quote
A good portion of my favorites bar qualify as this. These are the same few sites I've been visiting for over 15 years.

Kirby's Rainbow Resort
Serebii.net
The Mushroom Kingdom (previously mentioned)
VGMaps.com

also VGMusic
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Posted on 03-25-18 09:00:58 AM Link | Quote
Oh, and who can forget the Bash.org quote database?
There's a somewhat similar site called Clientcopia (dedicated to stupid client quotes) that hasn't changed much from its original layout, flash and all.

I remember going on The Mushroom Kingdom and Serebii years ago. Also Toastytech, which was linked earlier.
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Posted on 03-25-18 02:26:58 PM Link | Quote
Originally posted by Darkhero
Oh, and who can forget the Bash.org quote database?

holy crap, i didn't realize this site was still around.

funny, i feel like so many pivotal moments in the development of the Internet's sense of humor were archived on this site. who can forget the classic hunter2 meme?

thank you for reminding me of this dinosaur. cheers.
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Posted on 03-25-18 10:09:07 PM Link | Quote
The Video Game Museum has looked about the same since 2002.
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Posted on 03-25-18 10:35:02 PM Link | Quote
Originally posted by Mattrizzle
who can forget the classic hunter2 meme?

Also "I put on my robe and wizard hat."

Much like with Space Jam, Atlus keeps a lot of their promotional sites up for some reason. Here's the one for Nocturne.

The GUIdebook GUI Gallery was abandoned in 2006 but I still find it to be a good resource when looking for screenshots.
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Posted on 03-26-18 12:45:19 AM Link | Quote
Oh, I have a really good one to share!

Intelligent Systems still has the original website for Panel de Pon up.

It has archived news entries as far back as 1997. Besides the typical game summary and character profiles, it also has remastered versions of the main music tracks and some submitted fan art. There's also a guestbook somewhere.
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Posted on 03-26-18 03:41:10 AM Link | Quote
Bogozone, also known as where Lyle in Cube Sector came from and a bunch of weird other stuff.

This site looks tiny now.
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