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by scotland
January 23rd, 2018, 10:45 am
Forum: Review Feedback
Topic: Worst 50 Games of All Time!
Replies: 38
Views: 747

Re: Worst 50 Games of All Time!

I'm a bit surprised SwordQuest WaterWorld was listed; usually it's considered the best game in the series. Was the concept simply too old by the time it came out? Is it too expensive/rare to justify the price? Granted, none of the SwordQuest games are good ; they're just about moving items between ...
by scotland
January 23rd, 2018, 10:28 am
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Recommend some anime!
Replies: 36
Views: 399

Re: Recommend some anime!

I guess I misunderstood. When I read "traditional hand-drawn animation" I was thinking classic animation cells. I was wondering how in the world that would be viable today. Companies like Filmation always found ways to do it cheaply, and I'm sure computers could help by producing the inte...
by scotland
January 23rd, 2018, 5:46 am
Forum: Other Media
Topic: New Tomb Raider Movie!
Replies: 7
Views: 85

Re: New Tomb Raider Movie!

I did see Rampage toys in WalMart. Some are like GI Joe scale toys, but another set revived the old Stretch Armstrong idea of larger stretchanle monsters. In addition, they have electronuc sounds. I always enjoy seeing video game toys. Rampage sounds like just a fun CGI popcorn fest, like an old God...
by scotland
January 22nd, 2018, 6:42 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Recommend some anime!
Replies: 36
Views: 399

Re: Recommend some anime!

I guess I misunderstood. When I read "traditional hand-drawn animation" I was thinking classic animation cells. I was wondering how in the world that would be viable today. Companies like Filmation always found ways to do it cheaply, and I'm sure computers could help by producing the inter...
by scotland
January 22nd, 2018, 5:23 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Recommend some anime!
Replies: 36
Views: 399

Re: Recommend some anime!

I did not know hand drawn animation cells were still viable in Japanese animation. That is interesting.
by scotland
January 20th, 2018, 11:34 am
Forum: Review Feedback
Topic: Worst 50 Games of All Time!
Replies: 38
Views: 747

Re: Worst 50 Games of All Time!

Very fun list. Thanks for trudging thru the sludge for us. I was happy to see NES Dragons Lair on the list. Reader scores also give it an F. I know we couldn't expect a laser disc arcade game from the NES, and the idea to chase the arcade game in concept was fine, but the execution was horrid. Is Al...
by scotland
January 20th, 2018, 9:04 am
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Recommend some anime!
Replies: 36
Views: 399

Re: Recommend some anime!

Wow Sonic! Gold star for that list! If you had to pick, say 5 of those, which would you recommend? One old anime that 'people of a certain age' remember well include Starblazers (Battleship Yamato), the original Lion Voltron stuff, and of course Speed Racer. Lupin the Third was popular in the 80s am...
by scotland
January 19th, 2018, 10:40 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Predictions about the Death of Consoles
Replies: 4
Views: 235

Re: Predictions about the Death of Consoles

I thought I read the Nintendo Switch has boosted console sales in Japan notably. The allure of playing on your 65" tv seems to quite strong. Thats something, large relatively inexpensive tvs, that may have changed the slide to computers. It may also be that the lifespan of these consoles seems ...
by scotland
January 19th, 2018, 7:14 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Sega Dreamcast/Sega Naomi emulation incoming for the Nintendo Switch!
Replies: 5
Views: 201

Re: Sega Dreamcast/Sega Naomi emulation incoming for the Nintendo Switch!

Digital Foundry isn't hacking their Switch, ripping games, and then tearing into the source code. There will be easier ways to make a likely determination. Strikers 1945 on the Switch for instance has, knowing that the system is only ever going to be used on 16:9 displays, decluttered the game scre...
by scotland
January 19th, 2018, 7:11 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Procedurally generated pirate game
Replies: 1
Views: 42

Re: Procedurally generated pirate game

I like the idea. I grew up when thjs idea was used out of necessity, but it has real pros: replayability of course, also near infinite world space, but also easy to adjust difficulty and hard to memorize or predict anything.

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