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Kingdom Hearts Conceived With Chainsaws

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That's how Square Enix designer Tetsuya Nomura first pitched the game's weapon to Disney.


Square Enix wanted to make a game starring Mickey Mouse, he tells Japanese game mag Famitsu, and Disney wanted a game starring Donald Duck. "Meanwhile," he says with a laugh, "I wanted neither."

What did Nomura want? "The first weapon I showed Disney was a chainsaw," he explains. He had a rough sketch of one in his first concepts he presented to Disney "Everyone got this scrunched-up look on their face and nobody said a word in the entire room. Dead silencer. And I thought, 'No, I guess this wouldn't work, huh?'"


Oh but just think of the possibilities.

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I have always wondered why this game had popularity in the adult rpg circle ?, but it's a great way to introduce kids to RPG's !