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scotland
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Re: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread

Postby scotland » October 28th, 2017, 7:14 am

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=s5sOuWHwgE4

The early arcade video game, Computer Space, has a brief cameo in the utterly bleak and depressing Soylent Green. The early 70s had a bunch of these pessimistic films, like A Clockwork Orange. Vietnam really bummed out Hollywood.

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Re: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread

Postby pacman000 » October 28th, 2017, 2:57 pm

Ah yes. I think that Computer Space cabinet became a stock prop, popping up in the backgrounds of several 70's movies. Jaws comes to mind. It does look futuristic. Is that the Rifleman at the end of the clip?

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Re: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread

Postby pacman000 » October 28th, 2017, 4:49 pm

Early (the first?) Nintendo Famicom commercial. Note the square controller buttons:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0q1A08LDMY

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Re: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread

Postby pacman000 » November 8th, 2017, 11:40 am

TV with built-in Magnavox Odyssey.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piwXd_usdqw

I could also put this in the Holy Grails thread...

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Re: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread

Postby pacman000 » November 8th, 2017, 11:47 am

Oh my goodness... A Magnavox Odyssey pro-mo film.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLGBtkKPj2U

That's right. They would've had to invent a switch box too. Never even thought about it.

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Re: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread

Postby pacman000 » November 16th, 2017, 9:08 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avOOt3Z8bhs

Pac-Man VR

Virtuality could probably have their own topic. Till then, here's a video of one of their games.

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Re: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread

Postby pacman000 » November 22nd, 2017, 8:10 am

Nearly half-an-hour of 80's video game commercials from Japan: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdIVe47UJRc

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Re: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread

Postby pacman000 » December 5th, 2017, 6:09 pm

https://archive.org/details/MagicChristmasTree1964

KiddieMatinee.com used to have a good review of this film, but they're gone. I'd show you StompTokyo's review, but it's not coming up either. *Sigh*

Merry Christmas One and All.

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Re: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread

Postby FusekiGames » December 6th, 2017, 3:03 pm

pacman000 wrote:Ah yes. I think that Computer Space cabinet became a stock prop, popping up in the backgrounds of several 70's movies. Jaws comes to mind. It does look futuristic. Is that the Rifleman at the end of the clip?


Yep... that's Chuck Conners playing one of the bad guys in the movie...

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Re: Fun/Cool/Interesting Videos Thread

Postby pacman000 » December 11th, 2017, 12:38 pm

Thank you FusekiGames!

https://archive.org/details/VengeanceofRannah

Cheap, short feature starring Rin Tin Tin Jr, who's both the best actor and the smartest character. The bad guys make Marv and Harry look like geniuses.


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