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About ventrra

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  1. It interesting that no one has mentioned UltraVision who made Karate.
  2. I have to admit that it's an interesting suggestion.
  3. As far as I'm concerned, the only actual bad games are Racquetball and Skeet Shoot.
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  5. I'd be hard presses to turn down any working system. Heck, I own many of the ones listed here that other people have said they'd turn down including the educational ones. And es, I do play them from time to time. (Maybe I'm just strange that way...)
  6. I'll go along with this. I've has more controllers than I'd care to count break down on me. They don't have to bee all that old, however. I have 3 non-functioning PlayStation 3 controllers next to me right now .
  7. If you want to make an NES game and don't know where to start, how about waiting a bit for this: http://austinmckinley.com/8bit/the-shop.html(NESmaker link) ?
  8. On the other hand, if he walked in and saw ET - Adventures at Sea, that might have been just the opposite. AAS is a pretty decent game that never left the proto stage apparently.
  9. I honestly like this artwork better than the artwork that went onto the actual cart label.
  10. I'm not certain if it makes any difference to you or not, however, there are hacks on the list (Boring, Donkey Kong, Boring Freeway, etc) listed as being by "ventrra" and others (Aster-Hawk, Tanks DX, Ventrra Invaders, etc) listed as being by "Charles Morgan". Since "ventrra" and "Charles Morgan" are the same person (me, in fact) you might consider making them read as by either one name or the other. (Or not? I don't really know how you might have decided to organize the listings...)
  11. Absolutely. Even if for just a historical perspective.
  12. Well, I guess I'll give some answers that are pretty far removed from most other people's here: NeXT: It helped get the power of UNIX under control early on. It's port to x86 architecture left something to be desired, however. OS/2: A better DOS than DOS and a better Windows (3.1) than Windows? Mostly true. The REXX language wasn't bad either. MacOS (Classic Era): This was helped by having some nice hi-rez (for the time) gray-scale monitors built into early Macs. I have to agree with WinME being among the worst OSs. I can't begin to tell you how many times I was asked to fix someone's computer that was running that junk.
  13. Most of the Apollo Games labels/boxes (the later ones with the diagonal images. They seemed to use images that worked really well with their dark blue boxes while looking semi-realistic at the same time.
  14. I actually got a lot of play from Sssnake and Star Fox...
  15. I guess that I'm not very human, then. I like how odd and inconsistent the carts are on the TI/99. Those sort of oddities are why I also like the Famicom and dislike the carts on a lot of other systems. (Not that it stops me from playing any of those games, however.)
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