The exact same brick texture is in dozens of Nintendo 64 and PlayStation games. From Super Mario 64, Banjo-Kazooie, and Final Fantasy 7, to Turok, Conker, and Mortal Kombat 3.
"cobble_stone" is the most overused game graphic you never noticed. Why were competing studios sharing the same graphics? ‘Texture Archaeology’ gives us the answer.
The cartoonish, magical imagery from your childhood is a lot more realistic than you once thought.
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Thanks for watching
Intro - 0:00
Texture Archaeology - 0:57
Japanese Texture CDs - 2:48
These darn bricks - 3:58
The discovery - 4:51
Miscellaneous Findings - 6:06
Outro - 7:35