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#26 BassGuitari ONLINE  

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Posted Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:41 PM

First of all, anybody who thinks Pac-Man is one of the worst Intellivision games is on crack.

 

Second, Zaxxon isn't too bad a game for what it is: a weird arcade port that took some creative (and possibly necessary) liberties with the source material but which manages to be a fun, playable game nonetheless. The Atari 2600-esque graphics could have used a little more detail, but at least they're clean and pleasant to look at. The lack of isometry isn't a deal breaker since it was essentially a gimmick in the first place, and I'm not a huge fan of the arcade version anyway.

 

Donkey Kong is sort of interesting to me. It's a bad game by basically every possible measure. But...if it was just what you had or you were stuck with it, or you forced yourself to spend time with it for some reason, it's still possible to derive some modest enjoyment from it. I would even rather play Donkey Kong than Carnival, Space Hawk, Bomb Squad, Vectron, Locomotion, or Donkey Kong Junior, to name a few.


Edited by BassGuitari, Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:42 PM.


#27 Intymike ONLINE  

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Posted Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:58 PM

. I would even rather play Donkey Kong than Carnival, Space Hawk, Bomb Squad, Vectron, Locomotion, or Donkey Kong Junior, to name a few.

 

 

Wow...Bomb Squad is a great game!



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Posted Tue Jun 12, 2018 3:29 PM

 

 

Wow...Bomb Squad is a great game!

The code, the code.  Figure out the code!

 

OH NO!



#29 BassGuitari ONLINE  

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Posted Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:01 PM

 

 

Wow...Bomb Squad is a great game!

 

Just not my kind of game. :)



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Posted Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:07 PM

 

Just not my kind of game. :)

I get that!  I think I am the only one here that doesn't like AD&D. 



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Posted Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:22 PM

The code, the code.  Figure out the code!

 

OH NO!

 

"It won't be easy! Replace this third, this fourth, this second, this first."


Edited by Atari PAC-MAN Fan, Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:23 PM.


#32 fdr4prez ONLINE  

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Posted Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:24 PM

The code, the code.  Figure out the code!
 
OH NO!


am I the only one who says this, either out loud or in my head, whenever you need to type in any kind of passcode, or password, or fiddle with a combination lock?

I'll even hear a "they'll never do it in time!" pop into my head if I type in a wrong password hoping my account doesn't get locked out before I can guess it correctly.... Stupid IT people...

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Posted Wed Jun 13, 2018 3:05 AM

am I the only one who says this, either out loud or in my head, whenever you need to type in any kind of passcode, or password, or fiddle with a combination lock?

I'll even hear a "they'll never do it in time!" pop into my head if I type in a wrong password hoping my account doesn't get locked out before I can guess it correctly.... Stupid IT people...

 

Hahaha! Nope!  I do that too.  Also, when someone in a movie says something like "we need to figure out this code..." I tend to respond with "the code! the code! figure out the code!" in my best Bomb Squad impression.  :lol:



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Posted Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:29 AM

 
Hahaha! Nope!  I do that too.  Also, when someone in a movie says something like "we need to figure out this code..." I tend to respond with "the code! the code! figure out the code!" in my best Bomb Squad impression.  :lol:


Sweet, glad to hear that I am not alone.

When driving and I get temporarily blinded by the sun, or a high beam, etc, I pull out a "I can't see 'em..." followed "stay on target..."

Anyone?

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Posted Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:38 AM

Sweet, glad to hear that I am not alone.

When driving and I get temporarily blinded by the sun, or a high beam, etc, I pull out a "I can't see 'em..." followed "stay on target..."

Anyone?


Hmmm this is getting weird.:lol:

Whenever I give directions to my wife or a friend who is driving, instead of saying "go straight," I typically say "stay on target..." "stay on target..." Followed eventually by "... they came... from... behind!"

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Posted Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:15 AM

Sweet, glad to hear that I am not alone.

When driving and I get temporarily blinded by the sun, or a high beam, etc, I pull out a "I can't see 'em..." followed "stay on target..."

Anyone?

 

 

"Stay on Target" definitely comes up in my house all the f'ing time.  I can't NOT say it.



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Posted Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:20 AM

My go-to-phrase occurs when I'm asked "What do you need?"

 

"I need a droid who understands the binary language of moist vaporators.  Vaporators? Sir, my first job was programming binary load lifters..." and on and on



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Posted Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:59 AM

When I run out of gas in my lawnmower, I tend to exclaim, "did you hear that?  they've shut down the main reactor; we'll be destroyed for sure...this is madness!!!"

 

And when I burn food, or even burn up an electrical component on a board, who doesn't scream "No disintegrations!"?

 

 

Now back to more Inty based catchphrases... I've previously had my older laptops saying "hello commander, computer reporting" during boot, and it would say, "the battle is over" during shutdown...  I need to find these snippets again and add these to my current laptop.



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Posted Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:16 PM

When I run out of gas in my lawnmower, I tend to exclaim, "did you hear that?  they've shut down the main reactor; we'll be destroyed for sure...this is madness!!!"

 

And when I burn food, or even burn up an electrical component on a board, who doesn't scream "No disintegrations!"?

 

 

Now back to more Inty based catchphrases... I've previously had my older laptops saying "hello commander, computer reporting" during boot, and it would say, "the battle is over" during shutdown...  I need to find these snippets again and add these to my current laptop.

 

If you add the -Vxxxx switch to jzintv it will write a wav file for each intellivoice phrase  Each wav filename prefixed with xxxx.  You do have to play the game and get to all the phrases.
 



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Posted Wed Jun 13, 2018 4:28 PM

 

If you add the -Vxxxx switch to jzintv it will write a wav file for each intellivoice phrase  Each wav filename prefixed with xxxx.  You do have to play the game and get to all the phrases.
 

 

Thanks.

 

That'll save me the time from digging around on my home computer looking for these files.

 

Space Spartan is one of my "go to" games, so it's no trouble for me to play it again, and again, and again....



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Posted Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:22 AM

maze a tron was a big disappointment to me, but I know someone like it







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