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by VideoGameCritic
February 24th, 2018, 4:11 pm
Forum: Now Playing
Topic: Getaway (Atari XEGS)
Replies: 2
Views: 15

Re: Getaway (Atari XEGS)

Yeah, but that isn't the most representative screenshot. There's a lot more variety in the scenery. Also, playing it on an old-fashioned TV makes the edges look a lot less harsh.
by VideoGameCritic
February 24th, 2018, 4:09 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Ad pop ups?
Replies: 4
Views: 51

Re: Ad pop ups?

It sounds like the problem isn't prevalent, so that's a good thing. But if it does happen I want people to report it immediately!
by VideoGameCritic
February 24th, 2018, 2:22 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Glossary Needs An Update
Replies: 3
Views: 91

Re: Glossary Needs An Update

With your help I was able to make extensive additions to the Video Game Terms page.

Let me know about any mistakes or omissions.
http://videogamecritic.com/extras/info/glossary.htm

Next I'm thinking about adding some pictures to better explain some of the concept. Good idea?
by VideoGameCritic
February 24th, 2018, 2:21 pm
Forum: Review Feedback
Topic: 2018/2/24: Bally Astrocade: Castle of Horror, Sea Devil, Bowling
Replies: 1
Views: 15

2018/2/24: Bally Astrocade: Castle of Horror, Sea Devil, Bowling

I noticed I hadn't reviewed any Astrocade titles for a while. I'm not sure there are any left after this!
Comments?
by VideoGameCritic
February 24th, 2018, 11:16 am
Forum: Now Playing
Topic: Getaway (Atari XEGS)
Replies: 2
Views: 15

Getaway (Atari XEGS)

Somebody tipped me off to this years ago, but I only recently snagged a copy from B&C Electronics: http://www.myatari.com/atarixld.txt This game basically pioneered all the elements of the Grand Theft Auto series. It's a 2D driving game that lets you freely drive around an open world, snagging c...
by VideoGameCritic
February 24th, 2018, 11:12 am
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Dave’s No Cursing Policy
Replies: 16
Views: 313

Re: Dave’s No Cursing Policy

When used in moderation I think expletives can be used effectively to more emphasis and intensity. For example, if I said "I hate this" and "I [expletive] hate this", I would interpret the second as stronger and more emotionally charged. For people who spout bad words continuousl...
by VideoGameCritic
February 24th, 2018, 9:12 am
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters
Replies: 3
Views: 39

King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters

People had been telling me to watch this 2008 documentary for years. After not being able to find it on Netflix, I bought the DVD off Amazon for $6, and watched it last night with the wife. It is pretty great. Basically two guys vying for the title of best Donkey Kong score of all time, with the rag...
by VideoGameCritic
February 24th, 2018, 9:00 am
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: It took Axiom Verge on the Switch to get me excited about gaming again...
Replies: 7
Views: 118

Re: It took Axiom Verge on the Switch to get me excited about gaming again...

Thanks for bringing this game to my attention. Sounds like something right up my alley - and physical media!
by VideoGameCritic
February 24th, 2018, 8:57 am
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Cats like this icon idea?
Replies: 11
Views: 204

Re: Cats like this icon idea?

The only problem with that is people will immediately interpret it as a "bad game" icon!
by VideoGameCritic
February 24th, 2018, 8:56 am
Forum: Review Feedback
Topic: 2018/2/21: Genesis: Battle Squadron, Zany Golf
Replies: 9
Views: 223

Re: 2018/2/21: Genesis: Battle Squadron, Zany Golf

CharlieR wrote:I do love miniature golf games, so I might be able to get a little bit of enjoyment out of zany golf, so I may have to check it out.


If you do check back! I'd like to hear if our opinions line up.

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