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by scotland
July 15th, 2015, 9:29 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Bug Movies
Replies: 7
Views: 635

Re: Bug Movies

I quite enjoy killer insect films like Skeeter, Mosquito, Deadly Swarm, Killer Buzz, The Hive, Black Swarm, Locusts: The 8th Plague, Caved In: Prehistoric Terror, Slugs, Deadly Scavengers, Deadly Stingers, Scorpius Gigantus, They Crawl and dozens of others. I am not familiar with most of these. Are...
by scotland
July 15th, 2015, 10:01 am
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Music Biz - Streaming, Piracy, itunes
Replies: 17
Views: 1365

Music Biz - Streaming, Piracy, itunes

Here is an image about the music industry over 40 years http://www.digitalmusicnews.com/permalink/2014/08/26/music-industry-1973-2013 How do you get your music? Has it changed in your lifetime? How do you see the health of the music industry? Are musicians doing better or worse? Do you think itunes ...
by scotland
July 14th, 2015, 10:22 pm
Forum: Modern Gaming
Topic: Parenting and Gaming
Replies: 1
Views: 355

Parenting and Gaming

Saw an article on parenting and gaming. We are the first generation of parents who grew up playing video games, which makes us the first moms and dads to possess the wisdom to guide our children through the world of PlayStation, Steam, Nintendo, and the like rather than the desire to merely abandon ...
by scotland
July 14th, 2015, 7:35 pm
Forum: Classic Gaming
Topic: Console Review Update: Turbografx-16/Turbo Duo
Replies: 7
Views: 736

Re: Console Review Update: Turbografx-16/Turbo Duo

One thing is that the TG-16 main unit gets a C- for being plain black, a single controller port, and being lightweight. Black and sleek are not bad choices, better than the dull NES, better than the gigantic Colecovision, and presaging the sleek Jenny. A single controller port is not great, but in a...
by scotland
July 14th, 2015, 7:23 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Bug Movies
Replies: 7
Views: 635

Bug Movies

Bug theme (inspired by Ant Man release this week) hasn't gotten any action yet, so I'll give this a go. When I think of Bug Movies, perhaps the first that comes to mind is 1954's Them! (exclamation point included in the title). The movie is one of the first "Oh god, what have we done" abou...
by scotland
July 14th, 2015, 10:40 am
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Plagiarism?
Replies: 22
Views: 2736

Re: Plagiarism?

I am seeing two different versions of this statement between the desktop and mobile site: I think the desktop site may need to be updated. Mobile Site: Copyright 1999-2015 The Video Game Critic. The reviews presented on this site are intellectual property and are copyrighted. Any reproduction withou...
by scotland
July 13th, 2015, 12:47 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Theme Gaming - Bug Games
Replies: 8
Views: 720

Re: Theme Gaming - Bug Games

Anyone up for a themed fortnight of fun with bugs?

Write a reader review, comment on some of Daves reviews of bug games, play games with bugs, talk about bug movies, play ants in your pants...
by scotland
July 12th, 2015, 7:18 pm
Forum: Classic Gaming
Topic: Why did the NES do so well in the US
Replies: 70
Views: 5369

Re: Why did the NES do so well in the US

Just based on my experiences as a kid... Hello MoarRipter. I don't recognize the handle, but if you are new, hello. This is a nice and thoughtful reply. I learned a lot from your story. Its interesting that the NES console price, while much cheaper than a computer, was an allure - when to me it was...
by scotland
July 11th, 2015, 8:35 am
Forum: Other Media
Topic: My daughter and I have gotten into Star Trek
Replies: 29
Views: 3445

Re: My daughter and I have gotten into Star Trek

New Star Trek movie (#3 in reboot/alternate continuity) coming. The co-writer, Simon Pegg (Shaun from Shaun of the Dead) said that science fiction is contributing to the dumbing down of our culture. That he and Paramount in general want Star Trek to be more bright Saturday afternoon entertainment li...
by scotland
July 10th, 2015, 9:35 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: New Forums Open for Business!
Replies: 68
Views: 9504

Re: New Forums Open for Business!

In looking through older threads, for instance this one http://videogamecritic.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=5084&t=4700&hilit=Piracy a lot of the older posts are no longer there. The thread says 33 posts, but there are only 4 visible. I assume they are lost forever, but wonder what the reason ...

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