[SWCollect] Kids and Classic Gaming

2004-05-31 Thread AvatarTom
"Cute" ;) http://www.egmmag.com/article2/0,2053,1487038,00.asp

RE: [SWCollect] Kids and Classic Gaming

2004-05-31 Thread Stuart Feldhamer
Very cute! : ) I noticed this line (talking about Pong): I saw a documentary on this. The game was so popular in arcades that it got jammed up with quarters. I wonder if that was the documentary that Jim mpeged for us... Stuart -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL

Re: [SWCollect] Kids and Classic Gaming

2004-05-31 Thread C.E. Forman
I saw this too. Hilarious!I loved the fact that they were over-thinking, over-analyzing everything, believing the different colors on the blocks in Tetris meant something, wondering if you can do stuff with the umbrella and purse in DK, rapid-fire in Space Invaders, etc. - Original

RE: [SWCollect] Kids and Classic Gaming

2004-05-31 Thread Stephen Emond
I loved this one: Kirk: And you can't pick up an AK-47 and go killhey, those aliens on the top row, you use them in EGM for stuff. EGM: Yeah, we use them to end our articles. They do kinda look like they're from Space Invaders, don't they? Tim: They're going to sue you. Kirk: I'm sure

[SWCollect] The Warp Factor from SSI

2004-05-31 Thread Per-Olof Karlsson
Hi all :) I've got to ask, and hope that somebody more knowledgeable than myself will know the truth.. I'm trying to compile the history of SSI and this game is really bugging me.. It seems to be riddled in mystery. First of all, the box art it has (a pic of the USS Enterprise from Star

Re: [SWCollect] Kids and Classic Gaming

2004-05-31 Thread Dan Chisarick
Well, this answers a lot of questions about the current state of video games... I LOL at a couple of the comments, most of them from Donkey Kong.x-tad-bigger /x-tad-bigger On May 31, 2004, at 3:20 PM, C.E. Forman wrote: I saw this too.  Hilarious!  I loved the fact that they were

Re: [SWCollect] The Warp Factor from SSI

2004-05-31 Thread Edward Franks
On May 31, 2004, at 7:07 PM, Per-Olof Karlsson wrote: [Snip] It seems to be riddled in mystery. First of all, the box art it has (a pic of the USS Enterprise from Star Trek) has to my knowledge never been pictured in any SSI catalogs. That's the first question, the box art as shown in the

Re: [SWCollect] Kids and Classic Gaming

2004-05-31 Thread Marco Thorek
Yeah, that had me literally LOL in front of the screen :-) To those kids we are ancient history ;-) Marco Stephen Emond schrieb: I loved this one: Kirk: And you can't pick up an AK-47 and go kill—hey, those aliens on the top row, you use them in EGM for stuff. EGM: Yeah, we use

Re: [SWCollect] June 22, 1979

2004-05-31 Thread Edward Franks
On May 31, 2004, at 9:29 PM, Marco Thorek wrote: The 25th anniversary is coming up :-) I'll have to light my brass lantern that day. ;-) (I have several genuine caving lanterns.) -- Edward Franks -- This message was sent to