All Your Base Are Belong To Us... ever heard of it?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Chat' started by Fishsta, May 11, 2004.

  1. Fishsta

    Fishsta Active Member

    There's a funny story about this...

    Basically, in the 1990's (so long ago!), there was a computer game released called "Zero Wing"... this game was originally made in Japan, and was extremely badly translated... For example, here is the intro:

    In A.D. 2101
    War was beginning.
    Captain: What happen ?
    Mechanic: Somebody set up us the bomb.
    Operator: We get signal.
    Captain: What !
    Operator: Main screen turn on.
    Captain: It's You !!
    Cats: How are you gentlemen !!
    Cats: All your base are belong to us.
    Cats: You are on the way to destruction.
    Captain: What you say !!
    Cats: You have no chance to survive make your time.
    Cats: HA HA HA HA ....
    Captain: Take off every 'zig' !!
    Captain: You know what you doing.
    Captain: Move 'zig'.
    Captain: For great justice.

    Well, for reasons unknown, there was a huge craze sweeping the internet... basically, through Photoshop or Paint Shop Pro or some other art package, images of absolutely anything were taken and doctored to include some of these immortal words, most commonly the "All Your Base" line.

    No-one has actually figured out how this craze started, and even now it goes on... but a good collection of the images can be seen in the "All Your Base" music video... which you can find right HERE.

    So what's your theory?
  2. Naomi McFadyen

    Naomi McFadyen New Member

    Link doesnt work :-(
  3. Okiedokie of Oz

    Okiedokie of Oz Active Member

    I hated every minute of it 3 years ago, and I am very sure I will again.
  4. Fishsta

    Fishsta Active Member

    It does for me.... :?:
  5. rutty

    rutty Active Member

    Works for me too - always wondered where that phrase came from 8)
  6. flugelgal

    flugelgal Active Member

    One of my American friends told me about it and sent me a link a few months ago. I thought it was hilarious (and still do...) :lol:
  7. Dave Payn

    Dave Payn Active Member

    I love this! Maybe the game is a Japanese version of the earlier Wing Commander games??? (Cats? Could be?)
  8. akwarose

    akwarose Active Member

    hmm..... how random

    ooh!!! cheesecake!!! :p
  9. tewkeshorn

    tewkeshorn Account Suspended

    Havent heard 'All Your Base' in ages. Used to quote it all the time at work
    "It's You!"
    "Somebody Set us up the bomb!"

    Great stuff
  10. six pints

    six pints Active Member