A real Kevin Costner’s Waterworld video game based on the Simpsons
Kevin Costner’s Waterworld
A large scale real imagining of the ‘fake’ Waterworld arcade game that Milhouse plays during a 10 second joke in a 1997 episode of The Simpsons.
All the greatest and most memorable parts of the movie are recreated in Simpsons videogame form!
I’ve always been fascinated by the fake videogames that were occasionally seen in The Simpsons, and the Waterworld one always stuck out to me as a kid. Of course it’s just a short joke poking fun at how expensive the production of the movie was at the time, but this fake game itself with its gigantic Kevin Costner character on the screen who takes a single step before the machine asks for more quarters always made me so eager to know ‘what would be beyond that one screen you see in the show…’
This project was born from that interest, and while originally planned to only be a short game, it quickly developed further and I sunk tremendous amounts of effort into it to the point where it ended up becoming a fully fleshed out game of much greater scope than I ever expected.
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