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by ActRaiser
August 29th, 2018, 5:36 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Big Bang Theory Ending
Replies: 15
Views: 783

Re: Big Bang Theory Ending

Man, I have no idea what you guys are talking about. The show is brilliant. Sure, if you've only watched a single episode it may have been hit or miss. The first season was off. I don't think it was until the second or third season that it hit all cylinders. In a lot of ways it's like Cheers. Seriou...
by ActRaiser
August 23rd, 2018, 10:35 am
Forum: Other Media
Topic: Big Bang Theory Ending
Replies: 15
Views: 783

Re: Big Bang Theory Ending

Bummer. It's one of the few shows my wife and I watch together. All good things...

:D
by ActRaiser
August 4th, 2018, 7:42 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: New Arcade Systems for $300
Replies: 12
Views: 769

Re: New Arcade Systems for $300

My main hesitation is due to not being able to add games to it. However, based on my experience with embedded systems, they'll have to include secure boot, SE linux, signed packages and turn off JTAG support to avoid folks hacking the system. All that takes time to implement. Even then it can be don...
by ActRaiser
August 3rd, 2018, 7:08 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: New Arcade Systems for $300
Replies: 12
Views: 769

Re: New Arcade Systems for $300

Asteroids didn't have a spin dial in the arcade - just buttons for turn right or left. I wonder if the top parts (with the names) light up. Ahhh, good to know. The marquees up top do not light up. On their FAQ they state that to keep the price down they don't light up but will offer a kit in 2019 a...
by ActRaiser
August 3rd, 2018, 6:41 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: New Arcade Systems for $300
Replies: 12
Views: 769

Re: New Arcade Systems for $300

I think one of the best parts about the systems is that they tried to group games together with similar custom controls. Asteroids has the spin dial for example along with Tempest. I love that. The same goes with the Centipede and Missile Command system.
by ActRaiser
August 3rd, 2018, 4:47 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: New Arcade Systems for $300
Replies: 12
Views: 769

Re: New Arcade Systems for $300

Without the riser you play them sitting down. They offer a stool or you can use your own. With a riser they go up to the height that one would see on a full size arcade machine. https://static.wixstatic.com/media/b41041_f18345f0e88d4746b7c5f9a20a107b32~mv2.png/v1/fill/w_335,h_732,al_c,usm_0.66_1.00_...
by ActRaiser
August 3rd, 2018, 12:42 pm
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: New Arcade Systems for $300
Replies: 12
Views: 769

New Arcade Systems for $300

Have you guys seen this? https://www.polygon.com/2018/8/2/17644012/arcade1up-cabinets-preorder-release-date-price-drop https://www.arcade1up.com/ You can pre-order arcade cabinets for $300. Each system will come with 3-4 games with actual arcade controls. The downside or plus depending on how you lo...
by ActRaiser
August 3rd, 2018, 9:48 am
Forum: Video Games General
Topic: NES Classic best selling console
Replies: 15
Views: 962

Re: NES Classic best selling console

Hah! I bought one while at Target last week as well. It's still in the box. I'm looking forward to playing around with it. On my SNES Classic it pretty much has every RPG on it one could imagine wanting to play through after hacking it. Terrific little system. I'll do the same to this guy as well.
by ActRaiser
July 24th, 2018, 10:26 pm
Forum: Now Playing
Topic: T & C Surf Designs (NES)
Replies: 3
Views: 611

Re: T & C Surf Designs (NES)

I got to admit, I love reading your takes on games. They are always humorous and personable. Well done.
by ActRaiser
July 23rd, 2018, 10:17 pm
Forum: Review Feedback
Topic: 2018/7/23: Xbox 360: Red Dead Redemption
Replies: 8
Views: 975

Re: 2018/7/23: Xbox 360: Red Dead Redemption

triangle button :) Should this review have gone under the PS3 section?

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