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Ode to the Spice Orange GameCube controller

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A color by any other name

The holidays are a magical time. Off work, spending time with family. Sometimes art happens. Sometimes an artist finds himself writing a traditional Shakespearean sonnet about the Spice Orange GameCube controller. Sometimes a bad video with a worse faux-thespian narration gets produced.

This is one of those times. Mind the over-enunciated iambic pentameter.

These days we have the DualShock 4 and
The Xbox One Elite controller too
They feel so nice to hold in clutchéd hand
So dark, so chic, so curved, so soft, so new

Over the years these links have been designed
For modern 3D games as we'd expect
The buttons, thumbsticks, triggers are refined
The finest inputs they can now detect

But color choices may be uninspired
Flat red, flat blue, but mostly they are black
It leaves a fair amount to be desired
The history books highlight what they lack

Back in the day the colors were so nice
Having the hue and form of orange and spice

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