5 Games That Took Maniac Liberties With History

By Maxwell Yezpitelok  Published: March 25th, 2020 


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That’s weird, but maybe he just happened to be there that day to pick up some personal items, or maybe the Cavs refused to meet with the other guy and Barry stepped in. Hell, maybe this is actually taking place in his house.

But then, when the Denver Nuggets win in 2026-2027 … Obama is still there. And it’s definitely the White House.

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As Bois points out, Obama has been president for 19 years in this reality. Somehow, the artificially-induced decline of the NBA has damaged the American psyche so profoundly that everyone sorta forgot about presidential term limits and let the same guy keep ruling the country. On the upside: hey, no election season.

By 2034, as the NBA games devolve into dwarves clumsily bumping into each other while occasionally touching the ball, 74-year-old Obama is still there, and he hasn’t aged a day. After so much time in power, the process that makes presidents age faster than regular people has broken down and reversed itself, rendering him immortal.


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The NBA dies in 2053, but the Obama administration lives on, and no one seems to mind. Millions of years from now, residents of Obamerica won’t even be able to conceive the possibility that there ever was another president. (Biden, long dead, will still be registered as candidate every 12 years or so, but no one remembers the meaning of this ritual.)


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But there’s good news for basketball fans: looks like Obama eventually gets bored of his eternal reign and revives the NBA just to become a player, as shown by this NBA 2K17 modder.

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Maxwell Yezpitelok co-runs a Nintendo-centric YouTube channel, NintendoDuo.

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