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  1. Watching 1966’s Tarzan and the Valley of Gold. Tarzan meets 007. It’s really not as bad as it sounds. 

  2. Heading to the Midwest Gaming Classic. Gonna hang out at the arcade for a spell.

  3. Robots Delta 2 and Rhomboid 4 attack!

  4. “Savage! Found floating down the Amazon in a hatbox.”

  5. In honor of this week's final commercial 747 flight I will be viewing Airport '77.

    1. Corby

      Corby

      naw. watch Airplane, and Airplane 2 the sequel

    2. travistouchdown

      travistouchdown

      Original 747? They must be running the newer ones still..

    3. GoldLeader

      GoldLeader

      Kind of a blur but I'm pretty sure I saw Airport '77 in the theater as a kid.

  6. DaveTV night. Logan's Run or Silent Running?

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    2. Nathan Strum

      Nathan Strum

      Useless trivia: the actress who played Jessica in the movie (Jenny Agutter) has been in The Avengers and Captain America: The Winter Soldier as a member of the World Council.

    3. high voltage

      high voltage

      Jenny Agutter naked, what more do you want

    4. GoldLeader

      GoldLeader

      You've reminded me, I still need to finish Silent Running....Logan's Run I've seen a bunch though...Classic!

  7. Stolu. Om. Bolu!

    1. jaybird3rd

      jaybird3rd

      "The Land that Time Forgot"! It seems that you couldn't make an Edgar Rice Burroughs adaptation in the 1970s without casting Doug McClure.

    2. DaveD

      DaveD

      Winner, winner, Mahar dinner!

    3. DaveD

      DaveD

      Agreed. I finally tracked down an NTSC Warlords of Atlantis and rewatched that recently. Fun stuff. Hadn't seen that since the drive-in in 1978.

       

  8. Star Blazers or Battle of the Planets? I think I lean towards BOTP. Even 7-Zark-7 can't ruin that for me.

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    2. s0c7

      s0c7

      The Macross arc is ok. The other 2 are terrible. Love SB & BotP pretty much equal. http://atariage.com/hack_page.php?SystemID=2600&SoftwareHackID=282

    3. lushgirl_80

      lushgirl_80

      No way was the New generation storyline terrible! Imo was better than the original Mospeada. The Masters story sucked and wasn't as good as the original Southern Cross,but overall Robotech was still a great series. StarBlazers is ok,but no way is it as good as the original Yamato.

    4. s0c7

      s0c7

      To each their own. Yamato did have a better live-action film than Gatchaman.

  9. Wife’s out of town so I have the TV to myself tonight. Buck Rogers, Red Dwarf, Atragon or The Mysterians? Decisions, decisions.

  10. If anyone needs me I'll be watching SpongeBob. For the next 4 years.

  11. I HATE YOU ADOBE!!! Thanks for letting me vent.

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    2. DaveD

      DaveD

      Yeah. Flat as a pancake.

    3. Bryan

      Bryan

      The little car that's made out of clay?

    4. MegaManFan

      MegaManFan

      And I hate their Flash updates too!

  12. Newly announced Microsoft Surface Studio PC looks pretty sweet to this longtime Mac user. Given Apple has pretty much given up on the creative pros these days...

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    2. Keatah

      Keatah

      Apple is marketing to mass consumptionist. Not professionals anymore.

       

    3. Nathan Strum

      Nathan Strum

      As long as we're fantasizing, I'd like to see a new MacMini with upgradable RAM, and user-replaceable dual SSD drives. And a pro video card option. Basically, a MacMini Pro.

    4. MrMaddog

      MrMaddog

      Remember when Apple products "just worked"? I hate doing tech support just because WiFi or iCloud doesn't work like they're suppose to...

  13. I've not been into modern games since early PS2 days. But No Man's Sky has me seriously intrigued. Seriously.

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    2. GoldLeader

      GoldLeader

      Hey I Too Dug Aquanauts Holiday and Tail of the Sun!...I thought I was the only one haha...BITD The guys at the game store did Not seem to agree...

    3. Tickled_Pink

      Tickled_Pink

      Hope it does well, despite the faults. It's rare for a small team to create something this big.

    4. Flojomojo

      Flojomojo

      I'm glad you brought up Aquanaut's Holiday and Tail of the Sun -- this has the same kind of vibe (and unfortunately, a similar lack of polish -- it is very crashy for a console game)

  14. If sitting is the new smoking, I must be up to 3 packs a day.

    1. CPUWIZ
    2. xucaen

      xucaen

      Just don't get ass cancer. That's a pain in the.. well, you know. :D

  15. Is it just me or have gas station sandwiches really picked up their game?

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    2. Flojomojo

      Flojomojo

      My favorite is Wawa, which has touch screens for ordering. No human contact required.

    3. Jess Ragan

      Jess Ragan

      But I WANT symbiotic worms that make me smarter and stronger!

    4. Atarian7

      Atarian7

      "I'm so hungry I could eat a sandwich from a gas station.."

  16. My 3 favorite words: "Out For Delivery"!

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    2. CPUWIZ

      CPUWIZ

      Am I the only one who pays people to deal with yard work?

    3. DaveD

      DaveD

      No. Grass cutting is typically a good time to listen to music though so I don't mind it. Cleaning gutters? Homey don't play that.

    4. NE146

      NE146

      I'm about to make a delivery right after I type this :)

  17. Space Ace!

    1. DaveD

      DaveD

      Adding comments on a mobile device apparently behaves completely differently than on a desktop.

    2. DaveD

      DaveD

      Watching Samurai Jack and they worked a Space Ace joke into dialog mentioning a "dragon's lair."

  18. "Where does the other lead?"

  19. "Take the stony path at the fork in the road to the dragon's lair."

  20. PS2 Pinball Hall of Fame: Williams Collection rocks! Those Wizard table goals are killer though.

    1. Nuclear Pacman

      Nuclear Pacman

      Thing is the ps2 version is extremely easy. Get the x360 game for a better challenge and more tables and better physics

    2. DaveD

      DaveD

      Scoring 4 million+ on Space Shuttle, one of the wizard table goals to unlock extras, is definitely NOT easy.

       

      Even getting 550,000 on Gorgar is tough. Both great tables though.

  21. Pew! Pew! Pew!

    1. Nathan Strum

      Nathan Strum

      Needs a few more Pew-Pew-Pews.

  22. "Total carnage! I love it!"

    1. BillyHW

      BillyHW

      Great game and worthy sequel to Smash TV and Robotron 2084.

    2. darthkur

      darthkur

      I'd buy that for a dollar!

    3. Papa

      Papa

      ...says the guy from "Smash TV"

  23. Cool behind the scenes CG breakdowns from the new Star Wars. Some spoilers for those who haven't seen it yet: http://www.cgsociety.org/news/article/1906/star-wars-the-force-awakens---breakdown

    1. sramirez2008

      sramirez2008

      Really cool! - Thanks.

    2. jaybird3rd

      jaybird3rd

      I'm glad to see that they at least used real locations, with CGI added to create set pieces and set extensions, rather than filming entirely against green screens.

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