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@  -LittleAutob... : (04 July 2020 - 10:14 AM)

*ahem* 4th of July....

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 July 2020 - 08:14 AM)

Nothing of importance has happened before, and nothing of importance will happen again.

@  Maximus Ambus : (04 July 2020 - 08:12 AM)

Nothing of importance happened today.

@  Telly : (03 July 2020 - 09:54 PM)

i want a "i survived 'rona and all i got was this lousy t-shirt"

@  TheMightyMol... : (03 July 2020 - 03:42 PM)

Slogan for 2021: "I Lived, Bitch."

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 July 2020 - 03:23 PM)

They should make the next book in the Survivors series 'I SURVIVED CORONA VIRUS 2020'

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 July 2020 - 03:23 PM)

YEEEE I'M A SURVIVOR-

@  Nevermore : (03 July 2020 - 06:59 AM)

Probably gonna assemble Devastator after work.

@  Nevermore : (03 July 2020 - 06:58 AM)

Ooooh. Overload arrived. He's surprisingly fun.

@  Bass X0 : (02 July 2020 - 04:00 PM)

He's sweeter than the average bear.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 July 2020 - 03:14 PM)

Convert him to Maple Syrup.

@  Bass X0 : (02 July 2020 - 03:10 PM)

what would Canada do with Yogi?

@  Cyoti : (01 July 2020 - 12:51 PM)

We can deport Yogi back to Canada now.

@  Sabrblade : (01 July 2020 - 12:50 PM)

Jellystone National Pawk. A westful wetweat.

@  Rycochet : (01 July 2020 - 12:47 PM)

Jellystone. We're going to be plunged into a decade of poor animation. Fortunately we've been led by bad cartoon characters for years so we won't notice much difference.

@  Maximus Ambus : (01 July 2020 - 06:19 AM)

what next? YELLOWSTONE?

@  Nevermore : (01 July 2020 - 05:46 AM)

Thanks, dead person.

@  Bass X0 : (01 July 2020 - 05:06 AM)

congratulations to all survivors of the first half of 2020.

@  wonko the sane? : (30 June 2020 - 10:21 PM)

21 for me, but after numerous repetitions I got it down to 17 and a half.

@  TheMightyMol... : (30 June 2020 - 06:16 PM)

I transform in six steps from human to human sitting on my ass at the computer and back again!

@  -LittleAutob... : (30 June 2020 - 05:55 PM)

x-x when in vehicle mode we can travel much F A R T H E R-

@  wonko the sane? : (30 June 2020 - 05:52 PM)

Because despite the fact that we can travel around the world in the time it takes to get a good nights sleep and a couple of meals: people rarely wander more than 25 miles away from home for the duration of their lives.

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 05:49 PM)

I don't know how many days that trip takes - especially while sightseeing - but explaining they're 3936 kilometers (2445 miles) apart gives an idea, paradoxically because it is too large to easily picture.

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 05:44 PM)

Aye.  When I catch lay people discussing miles and not how long the trip takes, it is in an attempt to stress how far away something is... like NYC to LA.

@  ▲ndrusi : (30 June 2020 - 01:20 PM)

But I can imagine 45 *minutes* easily.

@  ▲ndrusi : (30 June 2020 - 01:20 PM)

I can imagine a mile, it's a distance I've run. I can't really imagine 45 miles.

@  ▲ndrusi : (30 June 2020 - 01:19 PM)

I think there's also an element of the thing where things that are much bigger than us all blur together.

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 11:49 AM)

If you're not, then you're more concerned with how long it takes.  Actual distance doesn't tell you that very well.  Besides traffic and road conditions, you'll need to know what kind of driving (city/interstate/rural/etc.).

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 11:47 AM)

Distance matters if you're being paid by the mile.

@  TM2-Megatron : (30 June 2020 - 11:44 AM)

Canadians are the same way, for the most part. If you're driving somewhere far, especially, it helps you plan out the day more than a distance in KM would.

@  Otaku : (30 June 2020 - 11:42 AM)

We use the time it takes to get someplace because that is what is relevant to us.

@  TheMightyMol... : (30 June 2020 - 10:55 AM)

Because even we can't figure out miles half the time.

@  Paladin : (30 June 2020 - 09:54 AM)

it's a big country with a lot of empty space. between our citizens' ears.

@  Bass X0 : (30 June 2020 - 09:52 AM)

Why do most Americans measure distance by hours of driving?

@  TM2-Megatron : (29 June 2020 - 07:26 PM)

And as a result the world's lone blu-ray release of the film, an Australian disc that came out 7 years ago, now goes for hundreds of dollars on eBay. Thanks Disney.

@  TM2-Megatron : (29 June 2020 - 06:21 PM)

Well, they censored Daryl Hannah's butt in Splash :rolleyes

@  Paladin : (29 June 2020 - 05:43 PM)

maybe New Mutants is too bad even for D+.

@  Steevy Maximus : (29 June 2020 - 05:00 PM)

X-Men films are coming to Disney+ next month. But will they censor Hugh Jackman's butt?

@  -LittleAutob... : (29 June 2020 - 12:44 PM)

Pft.

@  TheMightyMol... : (29 June 2020 - 11:59 AM)

Behold! Night Strike Galvatron!

@  Bass X0 : (29 June 2020 - 09:53 AM)

I will grant you a recolored body, and recolored troops to command.

@  Cybersnark : (29 June 2020 - 09:47 AM)

I don't want to be reissued. This body sucks, I wanna be updated.

@  Nevermore : (29 June 2020 - 09:43 AM)

I definitely don't intend to be reissued. Nobody would buy me.

@  Bass X0 : (29 June 2020 - 08:31 AM)

will anybody else attempt to be reissued?

@  wonko the sane? : (29 June 2020 - 07:51 AM)

*Gasp* Decepticons re-writing history to serve their own needs?!?!

@  Nevermore : (29 June 2020 - 05:48 AM)

The whole point of the DJD is that they're fanatical Megatron fanboys (especially Tarn) to the point of having their own headcanon taking priority of the actual canon, simply speaking.

@  TheMightyMol... : (29 June 2020 - 04:01 AM)

They didn't know the war was over until later. And then they denied it anyway.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (28 June 2020 - 10:47 PM)

"He's comin' right for us!"

@  Telly : (28 June 2020 - 08:40 PM)

was that even still in effect once the war ended?

@  TheMightyMol... : (28 June 2020 - 06:51 PM)

According to Roberts, soldiers can ignore the order to spare Whirl if he's directly threatening them. But mostly the DJD were out of their heads on Nuke and not really caring much at the time.


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#1 spikeriley

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Posted 03 June 2020 - 04:42 PM



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Posted 03 June 2020 - 06:35 PM

I hope they can plug into a TV or something. That bigger screen just doesnt look all that great, considering how dinky the controls are & how it gets in the way.
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#3 wonko the sane?

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Posted 03 June 2020 - 08:34 PM

Okay, neat, but I would rather a portable which plays the sega genesis library instead.


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Posted 04 June 2020 - 07:44 AM

whatever gets us closer to Dreamcast Mini/Classic...


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Posted 04 June 2020 - 10:05 AM

I'll grant there is some novelty here...but I don't see it being this huge thing Sega seemed to indicate.  There's no output I can see, so we're stuck with a tiny screen.  The game lists offer some novel selections...but I fail to see how this couldn't be one device.  The friction' picture probably uses more data than all the games combined.

 

I also think this might skew a little TOO small for the intended market.



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Posted 04 June 2020 - 10:15 AM

$50 for 4 Game Gear game each.  Preorder all four and get a big magnifying lens add-on part that just makes the system a bulky thing.

90s Sega is back, baby.



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Posted 04 June 2020 - 03:07 PM

Plus, there's the big problem of all these games being Japanese..and a good portion of them being text-heavy RPGs to boot.  

 

I mean, Yellow is almost all Shining Force games, which are pretty text heavy.  And Red is half Shin Megami spinoff games (although Shinobi might be good).

 

Really, if you were to only get one, I think Blue's got the best lineup.  Sonic & Tails (Sonic Chaos in the US), Gunstar Heroes, Sylvan Tale (which is a Zelda-like action game...with a fan translation patch floating around out there, just so you know), and Baku Baku Animal, which is supposed to be a pretty solid little puzzle game.

 

Black's probably second best with Sonic 1, Puyo Puyo 2, OutRun and Royal Stone (a strategy game ala Fire Emblem or Ogre Battle).  Yellow and Red...really don't offer much to non-Japanese speakers.

 

Mind you, I'm not sure what kind of lineup I would want for a Game Gear collection.  It kind of gets overshadowed by it's bigger brothers.  I hear good things about the Asterix and Mickey Mouse games, but those are licensed and therefore off limits, supposedly.  Kinda surprised Sonic Triple Trouble didn't make one of these collections, though.  Same for Wonder Boy 3 The Dragon's Trap, Defenders of Oasis, Sonic Drift 2, Streets of Rage 2, GG Aleste 2/Power Strike 2, Dynamite Headdy, Ristar, and Tails' Adventure, too. 

 

But, yeah...$50 for 4 Game Gear games on a really cramped controller?  That's a little steep.


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Posted 05 June 2020 - 09:32 AM

But I have a perfectly working Game Gear with

 

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Posted 06 June 2020 - 10:44 PM

I'm interested, but not so interested... but then, I'm not a part of the target market (Japan), where pre-orders are going like gangbusters.

 

If only Sonic, Sonic & Tails, Gunstar, and Shinobi were all on one unit.

 

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