Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Binary Land (Famicom) reproduction label

Here's an old thing I'm reposting because I finally took photos of it (the previous entry used a mockup image). 

Binary Land is probably the best penguin romance game I've ever played.

Before I had a Famicom of my own I would make reproduction cartridges of Japan-only or unreleased games. This one came up in a list and I kind of fell in love with it. Sometimes when making labels for NES reproductions I'll use the original art, bu--


To be fair, I now think the original art is kind of awesome. But it creeps me out. I liked the game enough to make a new label to show my appreciation.

It turned out pretty cute, but I wanted to keep the same sense of impending death with the flying fireballs and spiders from the game.