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Color a Dinosaur

The Curious Case of Color a Dinosaur

In 1992, Nintendo released Mario Paint, an art studio for the Super Nintendo. With a click of the game’s included mouse, players could draw intricate images, create custom stamps, and even animate their own cartoons. The title even included a music generator, which is used to compose tunes to this day. One year later, Virgin Games published a NES game called “Color a Dinosaur”. While Color a Dinosaur didn’t boast an elaborate tool set, it did allow users to color pictures of dinosaurs. The game was aimed at children between the ages of three and six — kids too young for the kind of sophisticated features other art programs offered. Unfortunately, those easily-confused children would’ve been better off with a coloring book.…
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