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Well, I've seen the reminder in Community Corner, what now? Kurashi Nikkeru 09:36, October 13, 2010 (UTC)

...well somehow I knew that was going to be a useless feature. Oh well KingPepe2010 19:46, October 13, 2010 (UTC)

Affiliate with VG Wiki

Like you, I'm also the founder of a Wikia wiki. My wiki's name is VG Wiki, a video game encyclopedia that writes about all video games and video game-related subjects. VG Wiki is wondering if you would like to become an affiliate. I will await your response, please post your reply onto my talk page on BootlegGames Wiki or on VG Wiki.
--iSodium (Talk) 22:21, August 4, 2011 (UTC)

Now since we're affiliates, all we need to do now is post a link to the other's wiki either on the homepage or a page made for affiliates. Thanks for affiliating with us!

iSodium (Talk) 13:20, August 5, 2011 (UTC)

Just did it right now. KingPepe2010 13:33, August 5, 2011 (UTC)

The Word "Rooster" on BootlegGames wiki

Is there any articles on here that has the word "rooster" in it!? Because the word "wolf" was used twice in this, and I want you to know is there a article with the word "rooster" in it. Billy Hatcher may have a bootleg on it... Does it look like rocks to you!? 18:45, January 22, 2012 (UTC)

Excuse me but could point out those articles for me? -KingPepe2010 02:48, January 26, 2012 (UTC)

MitchZero's userpage has the word "wolf" on it.

...ok so what is your problem with the word and why do you want to know if there's an article saying something about a rooster? -KingPepe2010 16:22, January 26, 2012 (UTC)

Well you just maybe want to. Nah... I tell them.

RE: Edits

Thanks for noticing! :D And don't worry, I will! I'm just glad to be helping out the community in some small way. :) Enough people post videos and I haven't got the time or paitence to be fiddling around with all that, it's just not my forte.

But writing on the other hand, ahhhh, that's my forte alright. :) I'm new to this Wiki buisness but I think I'm catching on quick. But I digress, thanks once again and I'll be back at work on some articles soon enough. ^^ Ray of Lightning (talk) 07:05, September 5, 2012 (UTC)

Re: Homebrew Games

Wouldn't homebrew games be the same as bootleg games? I don't understand the difference. Because they're unlicensed. I really don't understand how that doesn't count.

Chowdit1 (talk) 21:01, June 5, 2013 (UTC)

One of the biggest differences is that homebrew games aren't published by other companies like bootleg games can be. They usually don't infringe on copyrights in an attempt to make a profit off of them either. They're usually games that are made just for fun with programming on the console. 23:54, June 5, 2013 (UTC)

Well, I kinda understand that, but still why was the page deleted? And besides, it wasn't like the game was held for personal gain, they were going to release to the audiance in a convention. [unsigned, posted by Chowdit1]

yeah the difference is homebrew games are made by hobbyists for fun, unlicensed/bootleg/whatever games are made by companies for profit, this definitely falls into the former category IMO.
the lines can blur a little bit when homebrew game makers start selling their games on cartridge but i think someone selling 20 copies at a convention is definitely still a hobbyist.
i have nothing against homebrew games at all but they just aren't what this wiki is for. Taizou (talk) 00:42, June 6, 2013 (UTC)
Then what wiki on Wikia is for them? And if 20 copies are too few, are 150 copies offered for sale online also too few? What volume qualifies something as "unlicensed" rather than "homebrew"? Please see request for clarification that I posted at Help talk:Contents/Articles. --Tepples (talk) 05:09, December 25, 2014 (UTC)

Can I put up a page of the Bootleg Flash Cart, "GB USB smart card"?

Would you let me do so? Yes, it is a bootleg cartridge, I not completely aware if so, because it is unable to disassemble, but I can notice alot details showing it is. So the only thing I can't find out is the chips.

Chowdit1 (talk) 09:51, June 21, 2013 (UTC)

It is not a bootleg, it's a homebrew cart that allows you to store roms and play them off of there. It might sound like a multicart but they're not meant to be used to store roms and then sell them to other people. KingPepe2010 (talk) 20:01, June 21, 2013 (UTC)

Deleted PIcs


It's fine man, I don't think anyone expected him to come on the forum and wanted them to be taken off. Like said, you're not in any trouble.KingPepe2010 (talk) 21:19, July 15, 2013 (UTC)

Hey man

oh sup KingPepe2010 (talk) 00:40, September 8, 2013 (UTC)\

Hello people wut's up?

Yo! Your welcome for the edit. Did you notice my other articles?


I have found Entex Select-A-Game, which made Pac-Man 2 with no confusion of Pac-Man 2: The New Adventures. Will I feature it on this site?

Edits to Mario 4: A Space Odyssey.

Hey, about your edits to Mario 4,I like how you fixed it up, but I added the game over screen picture yesterday. Can you at least add the links to the videos you deleted to the article? I don't know if the game over screen can be added again.

Technically, the pic is still on the site since I haven't deleted it. (Here it is: GENESIS--Super_Mario_4_Space_Odyssey_Mar11_22_59_57.png ) I would recommend putting both the continue screen and the game over screen into one pic; there's no need for them to be 2 separate pics and it just makes the article look more cluttered. That's also why I got rid of the videos for the music; there's no real need for them since you obviously state what they're based off of, anyone can look it up themselves. I would only suggest using images and videos only if a visual representation is required (like showing the continue and death screens when you explain about how they're based off of T-shirt designs). KingPepe2010 (talk) 04:10, October 17, 2014 (UTC)
Well, I did it already, I combined "Continue" and "Game Over" screens into one image and replaced the "Continue" screen with the image of two screenshots combined. Averon25 is here! 08:21, October 17, 2014 (UTC)

Poke Tetris

Hey dude. An anonymous wikia user has created a new page titled Poke Tetris. I know of this game and I am very sure it's a hack of the unlicenced Tengen Tetris. But this person has created a tiny page consisting of just one sentence with no pictures, videos or info boxes. The sentence says that the game is, and I now quote from the article, "not a bootleg but it is a ripoff of Tetris made by the same people who made Tetris." I am very sure this is infact a bootleg, and the sentence doesn't really make much sense. Thanks Finizer (talk) 12:30, December 16, 2014 (UTC)

Made this another section so it's much more organized. That page really needs to be fixed up. I'm not sure about Poke Tetris being an unlicensed hack of Tengen's Tetris though; it has a similar layout but the pieces and controls were different from what I remember of it. KingPepe2010 (talk) 02:16, December 17, 2014 (UTC)

Yeah, the page needs some work. Plus, CaH4e3 said that it's a hack of Tengen Tetris on the page where the ROM download is:, but I'm not too sure myself. Finizer (talk) 16:42, December 17, 2014 (UTC)

actually I said it was just a clone (copy) of tengen's tetris, interface looks similar, but game doesn't. it is a original clone, just like any other simple game from dreamgear-like consoles or onebus cartridges *cah4e3

shenzen jncota

What game is KT-1062?

To my knowledge, it's undiscovered. The list on the article came from temryu's list of Jncota games and there was no listing for KT-1062. Either no one has found it or there was no KT-1062 (which might be unlikely). KingPepe2010 (talk) 02:48, January 6, 2015 (UTC)

Infobox Question

Slap me if I didn't read something, but how do I add one of those frames that go around a title screen image? It includes dates, developers, etc. Retrogamer406 (talk) 00:32, February 19, 2015 (UTC)retrogamer406

Sorry for being late to answer, you can read about it here. KingPepe2010 (talk) 02:42, February 26, 2015 (UTC)


what is this thing i has poor gramar srsly what ima talking wrong

the tom & jerry info is true like the first level look like the 4 level of tom & jerry frantic atics and the 4 level in tom & jerry 3 looks like the 1 level of tom & jerry frantic atics like the spike sprite is the same of tom & jerry frantic atics and the level bg and all looks like the 1 level of tom & jerry frantic atics can make sections in the Super Contra 5 article but you can't make one on my talk page. Huh.
Also, sign your name when you use talk pages. (Put ~~~~ without quotes at the end of your message.) Let's take a look at your message as an example. First off, you don't capitalize the beginning of sentences or proper nouns. Second off, you don't use pronunciation. Third, you're misspelling "antics" and you shorthanded "seriously" to "srsly".
Also, just because they have similar elements does not make it a port so technically, you are wrong. KingPepe2010 (talk) 01:00, May 26, 2015 (UTC)

Gramar i use srsly and ima to resume

...well, you're getting closer. You need to capitalize the "i" when you're referring to yourself. Also you still lack in pronunciation. Also, write "srsly" and "ima" correctly ("seriously" and "I'm"). KingPepe2010 (talk) 14:56, May 26, 2015 (UTC)

Re: Help

How should I give you my email? Niiue (talk) 03:16, September 18, 2015 (UTC)

holy crap I'm late on this I am so sorry x_x
Send your e-mail to me at if you can. KingPepe2010 (talk) 22:31, October 4, 2015 (UTC)

Policy about download links

Hello! I wanted to check in and see if this community has a policy about posting download links for bootleg or unlicensed games. Generally such links would be a violation of the Wikia Terms of Use, which is why I am asking. I only noticed one possible link like that, on Super Mario 4, but that link is broken. But I also didn't see a policy about it on your Help:Contents page (which is very nicely organized, by the way). Please let me know if you do have a policy about this. If you know of any such links that exist, please remove them ASAP. Thanks! -BertH (help forum | blog) 00:18, December 19, 2015 (UTC)

Although we have removed download links for those in the past, we didn't have a clear download policy. We assumed people would've thought downloading and distributing them was not allowed to begin with. I'll probably update the rules regarding downloads when I get the chance and we'll continue to keep a lookout for those posting links. KingPepe2010 (talk) 15:19, December 21, 2015 (UTC)
Thanks for the response. I am glad to hear that links have been removed in the past. Yes, it's probably best to make it a clear policy. Keep up the good work! -BertH (help forum | blog) 18:23, December 21, 2015 (UTC)

Crash Bandicoot 3

Hello, I've noticed that a user has recently created a page called Crash Bandicoot 3 (June 8 2016 where I live). Judging by the images uploaded onto the article, I believe that this is false info and I've been wondering what action should be taken. Krazy Rabbit (hoppin'|contribs) 01:57, June 9, 2016 (UTC)

It has already been taken care of by another admin. Thank you for mentioning it though! KingPepe2010 (talk) 17:31, June 9, 2016 (UTC)

Sonic Adventure 8

Hey, Pepe!

Is it alright if I recreate some of the pictures of Sonic Adventure 8 to look more like screenshots taken off an emulator?

I'm a nerd pretty skilled at pixel art, and I think it's possible for me to recreate a few of the clearer images pixel-by-pixel for more clarity. The only real problem I'd have is matching the palette, but I think it shares a palette with Sonic Adventure 7's gloriously bad title screen.

The game is undumped, which is why I'm not really sure if I should do this.

Thanks! TheOnlyMemeMachine (talk) 06:22, June 18, 2016 (UTC)

Sorry for the late response, I've been kinda busy the past few days. As much as clearer screenshots would be appreciated, it would probably be for the best to wait for a dump and get screenshots from there instead of recreating them.
However, I've noticed all the edits you've been doing lately and I appreciate them! Keep up the good work! KingPepe2010 (talk) 17:14, June 22, 2016 (UTC)
No prob, man! I try my best to make sure all the articles are written at least somewhat like legit Wikipedia articles.
I doubt a dump for SA8 will come out anytime soon...and if it does, it'll possibly end up like Rockman 8, which would only give me a wall of garbage sprites on Bgb after 5 minutes of tinkering. 
Probably never gonna be used anywhere on the wiki, but I recreated the title and copyright, at least. 
I originally used a palette made using screenshots of Pokemon Crystal that made it look pretty decent, but with SA7's vastly superior palette of Regret Red, Bleeding-Eye Blue, and Garbage Green, it looks more like what it actually is...


 TheOnlyMemeMachine (talk) 13:58, July 3, 2016 (UTC)

Hot Dance 2000

Can I create this page about unlicensed NES DDR pirate clone? {{SUBST:User:AmazingTLM/Sig1|06:21,2/13/2017}} 06:21, February 13, 2017 (UTC)

Yeah, it's completely fine! Just be sure to follow the article layouts and all! (also sorry if I did not answer you before, I thought I did respond...) KingPepe2010 (talk) 00:59, February 18, 2017 (UTC)

Can you protected the pages against a fandom users?

It would be disaster and get really messed up. Can you protected as a log in for the edited?

- User:Carloscreate100

To my knowledge (and I could be wrong here), there's no easy way I can make it so that user pages can't be edited by other people. I can throw up protection for people's user pages but not only is either option not perfect (It's either only admins and bureaucrats can only edit it (but it would lock out the user from editing their own page) or only new/unregistered users can't edit it which still lets older members screw with it) but I have to do it individually; I can't apply protection to every single user unless I do each user account. If someone wishes for their own user page to be protected from other people editing it, I can do that at least but I can't enforce it for everyone. KingPepe2010 (talk) 03:30, April 21, 2017 (UTC)

Disable comments

Can you tell me how you disable comments in every pages? - Carloscreate100

I don't think there is a way without contacting Wikia's staff. Has there been any particularly bad comments? KingPepe2010 (talk) 17:17, May 8, 2017 (UTC)


This isnt a fake article

GameFix is actual Game developers

Your accusations are based on predjudice and selfishness

Have a good day

For a company with a supposedly famous game, they sure don't show up when I search for them or any of their games. Your article was based on your own imagination and ignorance of the rules. Have a nice day.KingPepe2010 (talk) 03:39, June 3, 2017 (UTC)
Maybe because we only published in The Netherlands

New templates notices

Hope you can add images.

- Carloscreate100 (talk) 03:39, June 30, 2017 (UTC)

The cleanup template is redundan since we have the Makon template for that. I'm not a huge fan of having blatanly unfinished articles on the wiki and expecting someone to finish the article off so I'm not keen on having a construction template. Incomplete template I feel is a bit redundant because Stub exists. Image template I might consider however. KingPepe2010 (talk) 13:56, July 4, 2017 (UTC)

Admin me

Can you admin me? I feel kinda cleaned for the images and videos. Carloscreate100 (talk) 05:42, August 15, 2017 (UTC)

As much as I appreciate the work you've been doing on the wiki, I'd rather not give out the admin position so easily. I usually try to give admin positions to people I know more about, can actually trust and have actual close contact with. (Not just Wikia but like Skype/Discord/Steam) What I can do is if you have a Skype, Steam or Discord contact, you could tell me what needs to be cleaned and I'll work on it. (Instead of just repoting it on my talk page everytime since I'm not always checking BGW) If you don't wish to post that stuff in public, you can PM me on Pirated Games Central Forums, join the Discord server and PM there or put your e-mail here (if you don't mind that being public). KingPepe2010 (talk) 18:36, August 16, 2017 (UTC)

Make me as bureaucrat!

I'm most active as November, 12 and November, 13! I enjoy that wiki. Make me as bureaucrate, please (as polite request) - Grischasv (talk) 18:59, December 16, 2017 (UTC)

As much as I appreciate the edits you've done and I'm glad you enjoy the wiki, I'd rather not make someone into a bureaucrat who has only been around for only a whole month. KingPepe2010 (talk) 17:02, December 19, 2017 (UTC)

Street Fighter Zero 4 pics

Hey there!  I am currently writing a book on the Street Fighter series of games and wanted to ask permission to use an image you've uploaded to this Wiki.  The image in question is the box art for Street Fighter Zero 4 on the Game Boy Color.  I've taken my own snapshots using the ROM, but having the actual cover would be a great addition to my publication.  Would you consider giving me permission to use your photograph?  Thank you so much for your time.

I appreciate you asking but the photos uploaded to BootlegGames Wiki belongs to Keaton, who I originally asked regarding uploading his pics. KingPepe2010 (talk) 18:45, July 17, 2018 (UTC)

Thechickenskull (talk) 07:39, July 16, 2018 (UTC)

thinking about creating a new wiki


i've been thinking if i should start a wiki on the similar topic of knockoff toys as maybe another affiliate to this wiki

kind regards, 

666Red (talk) 15:06, September 4, 2018 (UTC)

Next time you read this, Delorian 9201, please make sections if you're attempting to start a conversation on a talk page.

Mr. Delorian 9201 (talk) 10:19, April 16, 2019 (UTC)Why do you delete my pages is it!Mr. Delorian 9201 (talk) 10:19, April 16, 2019 (UTC)

You should read your talk page regarding that. KingPepe2010 (talk) 20:52, April 16, 2019 (UTC)
It is so sad my page had been deleted yet. Please save us!

Fandom Staff Introduction

Wikia Staff
  Hi! My name is PsiSeveredHead, and I’m the Fandom Wiki Manager for the BootlegGames Wiki. I am here to help the community and be a liaison to full-time Fandom staff. If you ever have a question or issue relating to the wiki, editing, etc., please contact me on my message wall or talk page. PSH aka Kimera 757 (talk) (wall) contribs 21:46, May 20, 2019 (UTC)

New Wiki Manager introduction

Wiki Manager
  Hi there, I'm Bluerock, and I'm the new Wiki Manager, taking over from PsiSeveredHead. Feel free to drop me a message if you have any questions or need any help with the Wiki!

--Bluerock (talk) 11:41, September 7, 2019 (UTC) You are the wurst guy in the wiki!


Somebody has vandalized the Titenic , Nindraw & Power Joy Classic TV Game pages. I hope you can stop them before they ruin more pages.

ParkinskiMetalMamemon27 (talk) 00:45, January 3, 2020 (UTC)

Cooking Mama: Cookstar

I wanted to write an article about Cooking Mama: Cookstar, but I saw you already deleted one on it from someone else a week ago. The game *is* a bootleg; I made a blogpost about it here, and you can see the official "important notice" from Office Create themselves here. Could I create a page on the subject? Ireallydontcare123456789 (talk) 05:03, April 16, 2020 (UTC)ireallydontcare123456789

Need Help

Hello KingPepe2010, I would like to have access to edit the Inventor List of Hacks article, not only does it need a slight cleanup, but I actually am a lucky owner of some recently added hacks and would like to add information to the page.

Erazor-Kun (talk) 21:50, July 9, 2020 (UTC)

The protection has been removed, go right ahead. KingPepe2010 (talk) 22:26, July 10, 2020 (UTC)

Wiki organization

Hey KingPepe!

I was just wondering whether it'd be ok for me to rename the top (root) category from the generic default "Browse" to the site name "BootlegGames Wiki", and rename Category:Content to the subject name "Bootleg Games".

These would make best use of the wiki's infrastructure and make it easier for people to find content here via search engines, as well as the mobile site.

Keep up the good work! --Bluerock (talk) 18:06, 23 September 2020 (UTC)

Hi KingPepe, just checking if you saw my message above. --Bluerock (talk) 12:25, 8 October 2020 (UTC)
Apologies, I haven't seen this message before. You can go ahead on that! KingPepe2010 (talk) 21:28, 11 October 2020 (UTC)

Re: Regarding old Help:Content and Help:Uploading files pages

Hi KingPepe, you can just add ?redirect=no to the end of the URL for those help pages, to see the original content.

For more info, you can check this announcement about changes to the Shared Help feature here.

I think PopKorn Kat has taken care of this anyway, but feel free to message me if you have any other issues. --Bluerock (talk) 17:11, 21 October 2020 (UTC)


Hey! so uhhh, recently i might have found the song used in MANY Plug and play duck hunt games, apparently it's called 網絡臭寶貝-圭女圭女 and i can only find it on apple music, so if you could help, that would be great :)

also random fact: the song was also used in an episode of Julia and Mikudayo

🐸🐸🐸 (talk) 11:45, 25 July 2021 (UTC)

I'm not sure if I can personally help? Just trying to search for it (also isn't the author actually called "女圭女圭"? At least that's what Shazam is suggesting) isn't giving me much in terms of results. KingPepe2010 (talk) 16:51, 26 July 2021 (UTC)

Yeah... i think i did spell it wrong, oops when i looked it up on Shazam (web not app btw) it sent me to an apple music link, after that, i can't really verify if it is although it's more than likely it is.

kind regards

🐸🐸🐸 (talk) 17:20, 26 July 2021 (UTC)

Found An Article On A Fake Bootleg That Doesn't Exist

I found an article titled My Tamagotchi Forever x Super Joy III A2 Poster and noticed that throughout the article's history all it had was blank page, next revision a deletion notice, then another adds an image of this poster for a supposed bootleg which looking at it is clearly fake and not an actual bootleg. The current revision has nothing on it at all, and the page was only edited by one user which also only contributed to this article. Also this is just an article on a poster it seems. Just letting you know of this as it probably shouldn't be on this wikiteh_supar_hackr (talk) 20:32, 31 October 2021 (UTC)

Just letting you know that I took care of it. Best regards., PopKorn Kat (talk|edits) 21:08, 31 October 2021 (UTC)

About a recent page

I'm not sure if we should accept the Path Of Awake game onto the wiki, as it doesn't really have as much infamy as other mobile games covered here and fake freemium Pokemon games with shoddy translation work are a dime a dozen, especially on Google Play.

I just wiped it off. The article was in poor quality anyways. KingPepe2010 (talk) 20:22, 11 November 2021 (UTC)

I just found that Brick Game Coolbaby RS-99 is available in Chinese toy stores in Chinatown down in Ottawa, Ontario Canada.

Funny! Quite funny. (The word Quite is marked in bold to show how funny I am) That bootleg Gameboy 3.5" screen Tetris Brick Game LCD is now available, but it is no longer available due to Coronavirus pandemic. We are waiting when the time arrives for the COVID pandemic to end and the world to be Normal, and for the production to be resumed.

Popstation brick multigames tetris clone.jpg

I should get one PopStation Tetris Clone with built-in radio so that I can listen to news about what is going on in Canada, maybe.