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Can you even have the discussion about bad box art without starting  with... whatever this is?

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I'll give Anticipation the pass considering it was marketed as a video board game. So the board game-eqsue cover photo makes sense to me. Not saying it's great or anything, but not terrible ether.

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On 2/24/2020 at 6:13 PM, NicDB said:

Can you even have the discussion about bad box art without starting  with... whatever this is?

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Bad boxart? I'll have you know that Yellow Shirt Guy is a cult favorite character among Rareware fans. The whole boxart is so iconic that Rare themselves have recreated it: 

 

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Some of my faves

 

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The Anticipation box art is legendary precisely because of how awkward and out of place it looks.

I also can't be the only one who appreciates Activision's motif of always including the rainbow in the box art.

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I had Anticipation. Good game! If I went back on youtube I think I'd find it had quite an interesting a e s t h e t i c

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On 2/24/2020 at 4:13 PM, NicDB said:

Can you even have the discussion about bad box art without starting  with... whatever this is?

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Looks familiar...

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