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PostPosted: Fri Apr 06, 2018 5:39 pm 
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I respect it. Rolling the score is also a perfectly acceptable term. Did you know it's based off mechanical pinball/arcade games, when you maxed out the score reels and they restart at 0?

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 06, 2018 6:01 pm 
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Stop spreading lies.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 06, 2018 11:18 pm 
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The Grid [Tron], the Oasis, or the Matrix?

Not the movies. The "locations".

Which VR place is better?

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 07, 2018 5:19 am 
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We already live in the Matrix...


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 07, 2018 5:46 am 
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Oasis. Who'd want their online avatar to be some boring office drone instead of, say, Indiana Jones, or Mad Max? Plus, you'd actually be able to unplug when you wanted to.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:38 am 
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Which one has sex?

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:42 am 
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Read the RPO book for some rather unsavory answers to that.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 07, 2018 7:52 am 
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Unsavory?


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Video games only became good in the last 15 years and retro gaming is bullshit.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 07, 2018 8:03 pm 
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JFelix wrote:
Video games only became good in the last 15 years and retro gaming is bullshit.

Please, GoldenEye 64, the Tony Hawk quadrilogy, and Rogue Squadron 2 all came out more than 15 years ago, and I'm still waiting for a decent modern game that compares to anything they accomplished.

also, there were no bullshit season passes and loot crates 15+ years ago.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:14 pm 
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JFelix wrote:
Video games only became good in the last 15 years and retro gaming is bullshit.


I am conflicted. Most videogames are horseshit.

I appreciate the craft of some old arcade games, but playing them now? Fuck. Like, I loved Dig Dug as a kid, but good luck getting me to sit down and play it for more than 3 minutes.

Though once in a while, some classic grabs my attention - something simplistic like the early arcade game Warlords can be a lot of fun with a friend. And Joust is pretty great. And then there are titles like Out of this World/Another World that I can appreciate the cinematic aesthetic they were going for on 16-bit consoles. I try to play that one every few years.

And titles like Maniac Mansion are charming as hell. Plus you can microwave a hamster.


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 19, 2018 7:17 pm 
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I read the book, largely because the OB&C enjoyed it. Horribly written geek wish fulfillment. But I can see how you could make a fun movie out of it.

We'll watch the movie soon.


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