Dbrand replaces Zelda Triforce with all-seeing eye in ‘Clone of the Kingdom’

At first, the “Clone of the Kingdom” seems to be just that. But then you realize that Dbrand replaced the Triforce featuring The Eye of Providence, a symbol often as famous for its connections to conspiracy theories and the Illuminati as it is for its benign appearance on the back of a US dollar. (Admittedly, the top of the Sheikah is an eye with three pyramids for eyebrows.)

Then you might notice the runes. What could they read? “Go fuck yourself, lawyers” is the first one I decoded; I won’t spoil the other two for you, but they are on par!

Here are the answers to a few questions I sent Dbrand CEO Adam Ijaz:

Does the same skin work on both Switch and Switch OLED?

“No, the Switch and OLED Console & Dock are different in size and the Switch/OLED kits are sold as unique SKUs.”

“No support for Switch Lite. We are sure that both owners will be very disappointed.”

Symbols are pressed flat, or is there a raised texture?

“The JoyCons and the front of the Steam Deck have a smooth feel; all prints are under a protective matt laminate layer. However, the backs of all consoles (Switch, OLED, Steam Deck) have a very subtle texture difference on alternating shapes in the concentric hexagonal pattern. It is designed to accurately reflect the finish on the back of the actual one ToK Switch.”

Want to, uh, comment on the all-seeing eye coming into the design? :_)

“It’s literally about money, Sean. What else do you need to know?”

“Nice try, Nintendo.”

Oh, and: if you want concentric hexagons on your Steam Deck, knock yourself out: you’ll pay the same $50 for the one you see below.

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