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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:

Hyakunin Isshu:

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Nintemdo Playing Card Pictures:

Napoleon Back Cards:

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