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Sega back with a bang!

Post by IronMaidenRule » Tue Apr 26, 2011 7:48 am

Al Qaeda extremists plotted terrorist attacks in 2002 using explosives and detonators hidden in SEGA cartridges, according to a new Wikileaks report.

Guantánamo Bay inmate assessment documents dug up by the infamous whistle-blowing website and published by the New York Times explain how alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed had stockpiled bombs hidden in "black SEGA videogame cassette cartridges".

"Detainee discussed remote-controlled firing devices (RCFDS) which were found during raids in Karachi in September 2002," read the record, spotted by Game Set Watch.

"These RCFDS were built inside black Sega videogame cassette cartridges to protect the RCFDS and to make them appear innocuous."

Another Guantánamo inmate Hassan Mohammed Ali Bin Attash was apparently shown how to make remote detonators out of the game cartridges.

"The detainee stated he traveled from Karachi, Pakistan to Quetta with three to five Sega cartridges made into remote detonators," reads his assessment. "The detainee stated he delivered the cartridges to two Afghan males."

There's no indication in the reports as to whether devices such as those mentioned were ever used in an Al Qaeda attack or what any possible targets may have been.
Wonder what cartridges they were, Sonic?, Streets Of Rage 2?.....Bomberman?

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Post by Liamh1982 » Tue Apr 26, 2011 7:55 am

EA Sports, I'd guess - cheap, abundant and slightly larger.

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Post by MikeFishcake » Tue Apr 26, 2011 8:36 am

It's still more ethical than regional lockout.

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Post by killbot » Tue Apr 26, 2011 9:31 am

They were planning on putting bombs in Megadrive carts? In 2002? Wow, they could have taken out every retro-gaming nerd on the continent. Might have been better putting them in PS2s if they actually wanted to endanger large numbers of people, mind.
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Post by DreamcastRIP » Tue Apr 26, 2011 9:52 am

Al Qaeda does what Nintendon't. :shock: :lol:
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Post by DigitalDuck » Tue Apr 26, 2011 3:19 pm

Ah, so THAT'S what they mean by "Blast Processing".
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Post by ShadowNeku » Tue Apr 26, 2011 3:22 pm

Im finding all these jokes hilarious :)
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Post by Timothy Lumsden » Tue Apr 26, 2011 6:39 pm

Damn, a Neo Geo cart could have taken out a whole city! :lol:

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Post by Liamh1982 » Wed Apr 27, 2011 2:40 am

That's nothing, an original Xbox could have taken out most of the continent! An Atari 5200 would have finished it off.

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Post by IronMaidenRule » Wed Apr 27, 2011 4:30 am

Liamh1982 wrote:That's nothing, an original Xbox could have taken out most of the continent! An Atari 5200 would have finished it off.
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Post by snowkatt » Wed Apr 27, 2011 4:36 am

Liamh1982 wrote:That's nothing, an original Xbox could have taken out most of the continent! An Atari 5200 would have finished it off.
and a megadrive 1 hooked up to a megacd 1 and a 33x ?
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Post by Liamh1982 » Wed Apr 27, 2011 4:41 am

^ Hmm... have you seen the end of the Two Tribes video by Frankie Goes To Hollywood?

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Post by Freestyler » Wed Apr 27, 2011 4:46 am

killbot wrote:They were planning on putting bombs in Megadrive carts? In 2002? Wow, they could have taken out every retro-gaming nerd on the continent. Might have been better putting them in PS2s if they actually wanted to endanger large numbers of people, mind.
That's exactly what I thought! :lol:
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"Hundreds of Retro Nerds were killed by Terrorist bombs in old Megadrive carts in the United Kingdom today. A Spokesperson from ELSPA said they fully support the act of violence, since now all the Nerds are panic-stricken and they'll all have to buy new games for full price at retail instead."
"The spokesperson then went on to compare Global Piracy to AIDS and told this News correspondent that only gays download MP3s."
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Post by DPrinny » Wed Apr 27, 2011 5:40 am

Putt them in a XBox.
But then again a Xbox is deadly without explosives.
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Post by Dominoid » Wed Apr 27, 2011 2:34 pm

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