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by pacman000
February 16th, 2018, 2:14 pm
Forum: Classic Gaming
Topic: Playstation One: Jewel or long boxes?
Replies: 11
Views: 289

Re: Playstation One: Jewel or long boxes?

Found a long box game recently. Bought it for the novelty. I like jewel cases, but they're so fragile. Many of the ones I've got are cracked, and the hinges have snapped off. The long boxes seem much more durable; they feel like a DVD case. If the long box proves to be as durable as it seems I'm vot...
by pacman000
February 15th, 2018, 2:43 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread
Replies: 39
Views: 1408

Re: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7CVSxSGHHIg

I didn't know a 747 could land itself...
by pacman000
February 15th, 2018, 11:13 am
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread
Replies: 39
Views: 1408

Re: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread

The Chance Toboggan: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aEFCKkcl6e8

A fairly rare 70's roller coaster, designed for carnivals. Makes me dizzy just looking at it.
by pacman000
February 15th, 2018, 11:05 am
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Superhero shows on Hulu?
Replies: 16
Views: 204

Re: Superhero shows on Hulu?

DaHeckIzDat wrote:I've already got quite a few names picked out, and some interesting powers to go with them.
Those are cool sounding characters. I detect a hint of camp. How serious will this be? 60's Batman? 70's Superman? 89's Batman?
by pacman000
February 14th, 2018, 4:11 pm
Forum: Classic Gaming
Topic: Framemeister Review
Replies: 8
Views: 237

Re: Framemeister Review

Buy an old-enough hunk of junk & it'll cease to look out of place: http://antiqueradios.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=213860 http://www.antiqueradios.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=117925 https://www.rcvintage.com/?name=SONY-CONSOLE-TV&product=1030332753 ;) Wow, the only system I can see u...
by pacman000
February 14th, 2018, 3:26 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread
Replies: 39
Views: 1408

Re: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread

by pacman000
February 14th, 2018, 8:55 am
Forum: Classic Gaming
Topic: Framemeister Review
Replies: 8
Views: 237

Re: Framemeister Review

(I picture that, to the casual observer, they wonder why I've invested a lot of effort into a gameroom and then used an old hunk of junk as the focal point for gaming.) Buy an old-enough hunk of junk & it'll cease to look out of place: http://antiqueradios.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=213...
by pacman000
February 13th, 2018, 6:14 pm
Forum: Classic Gaming
Topic: 1977 Game System Reviews
Replies: 7
Views: 202

Re: 1977 Game System Reviews

This article was linked to from AtariAge's RCA Studio thread; that's how I found it. http://www.pong-story.com/coleco_arcade.htm According to Pong-Story, the Coleco Telstar Arcade was a pong-on-a-chip system. But each chip was based around a programmable microcontroller, not discrete logic. The chip...
by pacman000
February 13th, 2018, 5:36 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Superhero shows on Hulu?
Replies: 16
Views: 204

Re: Superhero shows on Hulu?

Super Hero Name generator: http://home.hiwaay.net/~lkseitz/comics/herogen/herogen.cgi It's Fun! Example output: Ice Shield Flying Rage War Vision Bee Woman Gold Giant Super Flower Senora Kid Dawn Alien Bat Fly Winged Arrow Lieutenant Storm Micromouse Screaming Justice Yellow Empress Earth Zero
by pacman000
February 13th, 2018, 3:32 pm
Forum: Classic Gaming
Topic: 1977 Game System Reviews
Replies: 7
Views: 202

1977 Game System Reviews

https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=5eIDAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PP1&pg=PA92#v=onepage&q&f=false Popular Mechanics reviews game consoles, in 1977! Includes the Fairchild Channel F, Atari VCS , APF M1000, RCA Studio II, Coleco Telstar Arcade, Astrocade, and one I've never heard of called the Tour...

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