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by pacman000
April 24th, 2018, 9:44 am
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: The Worst Fighting Game Ever Is Back..?
Replies: 2
Views: 29

Re: The Worst Fighting Game Ever Is Back..?

Is Shaq Fu worse than Karate on the 2600? http://atariage.com/software_page.html?SoftwareLabelID=259 How about RCA's Swordfight arcade game, based on the same hardware which powered the Studio II? Fight for Life on the Jaguar? That game where you were a pre-rendered robot? Never played any of these ...
by pacman000
April 24th, 2018, 9:26 am
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Flickr Sold; Terms Changing.
Replies: 3
Views: 33

Re: Flickr Sold; Terms Changing.

Sad thing is, almost all other photo sites have similar terms; the main reason I chose Flickr is because they didn't require a perpetual license.

Already deleted my account, by the way.
by pacman000
April 24th, 2018, 6:37 am
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Flickr Sold; Terms Changing.
Replies: 3
Views: 33

Flickr Sold; Terms Changing.

"You retain all intellectual property rights in and to any User Content you post, upload or otherwise make available through the Services, including the copyright in and to your photos and videos. SmugMug does not claim any ownership, right, title or interest in and to your User Content. Notwit...
by pacman000
April 23rd, 2018, 2:54 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: VentureBeat article "Consoles need to ditch discs and embrace digital downloads"
Replies: 12
Views: 253

Re: VentureBeat article "Consoles need to ditch discs and embrace digital downloads"

On the other hand, the OUYA was able to get into retail stores, albeit briefly.
by pacman000
April 23rd, 2018, 1:54 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: VentureBeat article "Consoles need to ditch discs and embrace digital downloads"
Replies: 12
Views: 253

Re: VentureBeat article "Consoles need to ditch discs and embrace digital downloads"

While CDs are leaving stores, actual vinyl records are making a comeback.
by pacman000
April 23rd, 2018, 9:51 am
Forum: Classic Gaming
Topic: Music!
Replies: 14
Views: 822

Re: Music!

https://www.vgmusic.com/ Anyone remember this site? It has MIDI versions of popular video & computer game music. Some are...interesting: https://www.vgmusic.com/music/console/nintendo/gameboy/What%7E933.mid The end theme to Pokemon Blue...as a music box tune. https://www.vgmusic.com/music/consol...
by pacman000
April 22nd, 2018, 4:54 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: VentureBeat article "Consoles need to ditch discs and embrace digital downloads"
Replies: 12
Views: 253

Re: VentureBeat article "Consoles need to ditch discs and embrace digital downloads"

I actually find buying things online harder than buying things in stores. Username? Password? Credit Card Mumber? I don't have time to remember all that!
by pacman000
April 22nd, 2018, 1:11 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: VentureBeat article "Consoles need to ditch discs and embrace digital downloads"
Replies: 12
Views: 253

Re: VentureBeat article "Consoles need to ditch discs and embrace digital downloads"

Also, the author makes a mistake. Online distribution's not free; it just moves a variable cost, the cost of each disk, to a fixed cost, the cost of renting servers. If a game fails & it's on a disk or cart you can still sell it off slowly over time & eventually make your money back. If an o...
by pacman000
April 22nd, 2018, 9:19 am
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: VentureBeat article "Consoles need to ditch discs and embrace digital downloads"
Replies: 12
Views: 253

Re: VentureBeat article "Consoles need to ditch discs and embrace digital downloads"

Ok, read it. My thoughts: Got the positives right, but forgot the negatives. Says Apple solved them, but I disagree. I run out of room on my phone constantly. I usually turn data off when playing, but a lot of games need it on to load their next level pack. I have limited data; constant downloads ar...
by pacman000
April 22nd, 2018, 8:48 am
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: VentureBeat article "Consoles need to ditch discs and embrace digital downloads"
Replies: 12
Views: 253

Re: VentureBeat article "Consoles need to ditch discs and embrace digital downloads"

Actually, I've been thinking of late that consoles should ditch their internal processors & just put everything on a cartridge, like the Coleco Telstar Arcade. SOCs are getting so powerful & cheap it's starting to sound practical again. ;)

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