"Everyone's mean. Except for this one nice... We'll make her a girl. And then we'll murder the girl. We'll just murder the girl."

You probably know a thing or two about how Final Fantasy saved a company called Square from bankruptcy back in the late 80s, but did you know that creator Hironobu Sakaguchi developed the entire series by sitting at a desk and slamming his fist against a keyboard? Watch and learn:

This sketch—created by the hilarious folks at Mega64—played during the GDC awards in San Francisco on Wednesday night, where Sakaguchi was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his accomplishments in hiphop.

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