“All Your Base…” Background

By Deane Barker on February 25, 2004

All your base are belong to us – Wikipedia: I’m glad Wikipedia is finally takling some serious issues. Some great history here.

“All your base are belong to us” is a stock phrase arising from an interesting translation used in the Sega Genesis version of the Japanese video game Zero Wing…



  1. Wikipedia is a deadly, time sucking trap from which it is remarkably difficult to escape. You start out reading all your base, suddenly it’s half an hour later and you can’t understand how you winded up reading about the use of umlauts in heavy-metal band names.

  2. I’ve been there, buddy. There needs to be a 12-step program for Wikipedia addicts.

    Kidding aside, Wikipedia is one of the greatest things I’ve ever seen come out of the Internet. And that’s saying something.

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