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by Stalvern
June 2nd, 2019, 2:43 am
Forum: Review Feedback
Topic: 2019/5/30: Game Boy: Super Mario Land, Duck Tales
Replies: 25
Views: 897

Re: 2019/5/30: Game Boy: Super Mario Land, Duck Tales

Metroid II could use a review. Fantastic game.
by Stalvern
May 31st, 2019, 6:52 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: In Praise of Short Games
Replies: 13
Views: 558

Re: In Praise of Short Games

If he gets around to Shadow of the Beast, he should review the Lynx version. It's substantially redesigned and much better than the original.
by Stalvern
May 31st, 2019, 1:25 pm
Forum: Review Feedback
Topic: 2019/5/30: Game Boy: Super Mario Land, Duck Tales
Replies: 25
Views: 897

Re: 2019/5/30: Game Boy: Super Mario Land, Duck Tales

The real problem with Super Mario Land is how short it is. You can blow through the whole thing in under half an hour without breaking a sweat.
by Stalvern
May 30th, 2019, 10:37 pm
Forum: Review Feedback
Topic: 2019/5/30: Game Boy: Super Mario Land, Duck Tales
Replies: 25
Views: 897

Re: 2019/5/30: Game Boy: Super Mario Land, Duck Tales

Not typos per se but errors in wording: In the Super Mario Land review, "a run for the money" should be "a run for their money", and in the DuckTales review, "the quality of the stages are uneven" should be "the quality of the stages is uneven".
by Stalvern
May 30th, 2019, 9:49 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: Ebay: Then and Now
Replies: 8
Views: 432

Re: Ebay: Then and Now

I'm a little surprised that, unless I have a serious blind spot, eBay is still the primary Internet marketplace for game collectors. If I want to buy an out-of-print book or album, I go to AbeBooks or Discogs first and eBay if what I'm looking for doesn't turn up there, but eBay remains the first pl...
by Stalvern
May 27th, 2019, 11:36 am
Forum: Review Feedback
Topic: 2019/5/27: Intellivision: River Raid, Super Cobra
Replies: 7
Views: 359

Re: 2019/5/27: Intellivision: River Raid, Super Cobra

Typo: "You'll occasionally encounter 'demilitarized' zones in which enemies but sparse" in the River Raid review. The buttons for the game variations threw me for a loop. I figured that the 3, 6, and 9 keys must be used for something else, but nope; the overlay is empty space down the righ...
by Stalvern
May 26th, 2019, 6:09 pm
Forum: Now Playing
Topic: River Raid (Intellivision)
Replies: 7
Views: 351

Re: River Raid (Intellivision)

I look forward to seeing how it compares to the ColecoVision version.
by Stalvern
May 26th, 2019, 5:59 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Terminator Dark Fate Trailer
Replies: 3
Views: 245

Re: Terminator Dark Fate Trailer

I think that part of what has plagued this series is the very thing that made T2 such a spectacle: the CGI. People seem to forget that the CGI in T2 was used at a minimum (less than three minutes, if I recall), with the rest being practical effects. Maybe I’m in the minority, but practical effects ...
by Stalvern
May 21st, 2019, 9:33 pm
Forum: Review Feedback
Topic: 2019/5/15: Turbografx-16: Talespin
Replies: 6
Views: 403

Re: 2019/5/15: Turbografx-16: Talespin

VideoGameCritic wrote:Absolutely! Thanks for reporting this. Fixed now.

Another one: "Complimenting the bright cartoon graphics" should say "complementing" – the music isn't telling the graphics how good they are.

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