One of the first articles I posted up on the site was about the Famicom Disk Writer, a unique service available in Japan that allowed Famicom Disk System owners to re-write their game disks to change up their game library at a reduced cost. The kiosk is notable for its seriously catchy chiptune soundtrack and cute animation featuring the Mario Bros. explaining the ins and outs of writing FDS games (something which can be witnessed at the article linked above), but despite being an awesome device, there is still plenty of mystery surrounding the kiosks despite them supposedly being popular up to around 2003… read more >
the many faces of Diskun in this original Famicom catalogue
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