History Trivia / Action52

30th Mar '18 7:34:14 PM TheTrailblazerCritic
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** Evidently the failure of the game was especially hard on Vince Perri, who completely dropped out of the public eye when Active shuttered.



* StillbornFranchise: Active Enterprises had plans to create a Cheetahmen animated TV series and toy line, but the very moment Creator/{{Nintendo}} of America refused to let the game be published on the [=NES=], it was all over

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* StillbornFranchise: Active Enterprises had plans to create a Cheetahmen animated TV series and toy line, but the very moment Creator/{{Nintendo}} of America refused to let the game be published on the [=NES=], it was all overover.
30th Mar '18 7:34:14 PM TheTrailblazerCritic
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6th Jan '18 4:01:20 PM nombretomado
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* ManualMisprint: Taken UpToEleven, as several of the manual descriptions bear absolutely no resemblance to the actual game. Several examples are rather {{Egregious}}:

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* ManualMisprint: Taken UpToEleven, as several of the manual descriptions bear absolutely no resemblance to the actual game. Several examples are rather {{Egregious}}:JustForFun/{{Egregious}}:
21st Sep '16 4:17:02 PM Kelothan
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* StillbornFranchise:
** Honestly, the guys at Active should have known not to pin their dreams on ''Action 52'''s success. They had to have ''played'' the game at some point, right?
** Active Enterprises had plans to create a Cheetahmen animated TV series and toy line.

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* StillbornFranchise:
** Honestly, the guys at Active should have known not to pin their dreams on ''Action 52'''s success. They had to have ''played'' the game at some point, right?
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StillbornFranchise: Active Enterprises had plans to create a Cheetahmen animated TV series and toy line.line, but the very moment Creator/{{Nintendo}} of America refused to let the game be published on the [=NES=], it was all over
23rd May '16 8:25:47 AM Iampureevil
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* FollowTheLeader: Cheetahmen was this to the Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles.
18th May '16 7:28:20 PM rjd1922
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** As stated in the main article, the creators had big dreams of making Cheetamen into a big franchise, now, had they put all that wishful thinking into developing one functional game, instead of 52 broken ones, they might have maybe, possibly gotten somewhere. Mayhaps.

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** As stated in the main article, the creators had big dreams of making Cheetamen ''Cheetahmen'' into a big franchise, now, had they put all that wishful thinking into developing one functional game, instead of 52 broken ones, they might have maybe, possibly gotten somewhere. Mayhaps.
3rd May '16 10:06:47 PM FlakyPorcupine
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* StillbornFranchise: Honestly, the guys at Active should have known not to pin their dreams on ''Action 52'''s success. They had to have ''played'' the game at some point, right?

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* StillbornFranchise: StillbornFranchise:
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Honestly, the guys at Active should have known not to pin their dreams on ''Action 52'''s success. They had to have ''played'' the game at some point, right?



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: As stated in the main article, the creators had big dreams of making Cheetamen into a big franchise, now, had they put all that wishful thinking into developing one functional game, instead of 52 broken ones, they might have maybe, possibly gotten somewhere. Mayhaps.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: WhatCouldHaveBeen:
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As stated in the main article, the creators had big dreams of making Cheetamen into a big franchise, now, had they put all that wishful thinking into developing one functional game, instead of 52 broken ones, they might have maybe, possibly gotten somewhere. Mayhaps.


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* TheWikiRule: [[http://action52.wikia.com/wiki/Action_52_Wiki Surprisingly]].
13th Apr '16 10:31:53 AM Dramatic
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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: ''Storm Over The Desert'' is very transparently based on [[UsefulNotes/TheGulfWar Operation Desert Storm]], which concluded just before the game's release.

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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: UnintentionalPeriodPiece:
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''Storm Over The Desert'' is very transparently based on [[UsefulNotes/TheGulfWar Operation Desert Storm]], which concluded just before the game's release.release.
** The [[BandLand music themed]], psychedelic ''Manchester'' is likely a reference to the "Madchester" music scene that declined in the early 90's.
13th Apr '16 10:02:50 AM Dramatic
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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: ''Storm Over The Desert'' is very transparently based on [[UsefulNotes/TheGulfWar Operation Desert Storm]], which concluded just before the game's release.
30th Jan '16 2:17:13 PM jameygamer
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* CreatorKiller: This game's infamous execution cemented Active Enterprises as SnarkBait right away, and they only got partway through ''Cheetahmen II'' before they effectively vanished.
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