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Nintendo Playing with Controversy

Nintendo Playing with Controversy

January 15, 2022

TCW Podcast Episode 154 - Nintendo Playing with Controversy

 

In part two of our look at the history of Nintendo, we cover the aftermath of Hiroshi Yamauchi's father abandoning the family. He ended up growing up under the care of his grandparents. Unfortunately, after a stroke suffered by his Grandfather, Hiroshi Yamauchi had to take over control of Nintendo in his early twenties. Because of this early ascension to power, Hiroshi Yamauchi was subject to a controversy that was the greatest challenge to his authority. The strike of employees at Nintendo.

 

A Brief History of US Troops Playing Cards: https://www.wearethemighty.com/mighty-history/a-brief-history-of-us-troops-playing-cards-and-a-magicians-trick-honoring-veterans/

Vintage Playing Cards from Postwar Japan: https://globalvoices.org/2020/11/30/newly-found-vintage-playing-cards-shine-a-light-on-post-war-occupied-japan/

Abroad in Japan Love Hotels: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fso4yjbgceY

Disney Playing Cards: https://nintendo.fandom.com/wiki/Disney_playing_cards

Nintendo Playing Cards Advertisement: https://twitter.com/nintendomemo/status/797612245266157568?lang=he

Nintendo Popeye Trump Cards: http://blog.beforemario.com/2013/07/nintendo-popeye-trump-cards-sano-popeye.html

Walt Disney Character Dominoes: http://blog.beforemario.com/2016/05/nintendo-mickey-mouse-card-ca-1961.html

 

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Intro Music: Josh Woodward - Airplane Mode -  Music - "Airplane Mode" by Josh Woodward. Free download:http://joshwoodward.com/song/AirplaneMode 

Outro Music: RolemMusic - Bacterial Love - http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Rolemusic/Pop_Singles_Compilation_2014/01_rolemusic_-_bacterial_love 

 

Copyright: Attribution: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Nintendo Playing With Cards

Nintendo Playing With Cards

January 1, 2022

TCW Podcast Episode 153 - Nintendo Playing With Cards

 

We start off our look at the complete history of Nintendo.  The company started as a side project of a cement company trying to get cement into Kyoto.  From the humble start of being in a small house with six employees, Nintendo started to grow into an unrivaled producer of cards not just in Japan, but in the Japanese empire.  We end with Hiroshi Yamauchi being the first male ere to the Yamauchi line.

 

Hanafuda Cards and KoiKoi: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-WxYDIsXHOQ

Hyakunin Isshu: https://www.jlit.net/premodern/hyakunin-isshu/index.html

Hyakunin Isshu Karuta: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sx2UqSxAPfk

Nintemdo Playing Card Pictures: http://www.kyotoursjapan.com/blog/2018/5/2/nintendo-kyoto-origins

Napoleon Back Cards: https://nintendo.fandom.com/wiki/Hanafuda
 

New episodes on the 1st and 15th of every month!

 

TCW Email: feedback@theycreateworlds.com 

Twitter: @tcwpodcast

Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theycreateworlds

Alex's Video Game History Blog: http://videogamehistorian.wordpress.com

Alex's book is available for preorder and should be released through CRC Press in December 2019: http://bit.ly/TCWBOOK1

 

 

Intro Music: Josh Woodward - Airplane Mode -  Music - "Airplane Mode" by Josh Woodward. Free download:http://joshwoodward.com/song/AirplaneMode 

Outro Music: RolemMusic - Bacterial Love - http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Rolemusic/Pop_Singles_Compilation_2014/01_rolemusic_-_bacterial_love 

 

Copyright: Attribution: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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