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Kid Icarus: The Winged Comedy

Dual Pixels:" 28 years ago, Icarus and Daedalus, an enduring Greek parable of ‘how not to make glue’ was wrested from its classical heritage by Nintendo’s Frankenstein caress.

Icarus endured the transmutation from antiquarian allegory in dilapidated old books to low-brow media mainstream when it hit the Family Computer Disk System in 1986 in flying form. It spawned a vogue of mythology gaming, of literature based gaming motifs and thematic appropriations; some with high fidelity to their original material and others wildly, comically, disingenuously abstracted from the original myths."

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