I Have Seen: Speed Racer
Speed Racer has gotten a bad rap. Sure, it’s not for everyone, but if you go into the movie with certain expectations, then you might find, as I did, a very satisfying experience. With that, here are my top four reasons why you should watch Speed Racer.
New Clone Wars Trailer
This trailer is a lot more atmospheric than the last one. I like it.
See it here.
Guide to Installing Fallout 1 and 2
For those of who wish to enjoy the long overdue pleasure of playing Fallout 1 and 2 (I’m looking at you Phokal) or want to relive it, you may not be aware that, since those long ago times, some dedicated fans have taken it upon themselves to fix up unpatched bugs and even add deleted content. The mass of fan patches and mods can be bewildering, so here, I’ll present the instructions to getting what I believe to be the best and purest Fallout experience.
Invasion of the Moon Nazis
New movie from Finland called Iron Sky. Two words: Space Nazis.
Steampunk (and other) Action Figures
“Imperialist and steel baron, Anthony Edward Stark, while overseeing construction of a new steam powered weapon. was taken prisoner during the Mexican American War. He was instructed to build the weapon for his captors. Instead, he built a suit and escaped. He later refined the suit to a more formidable weapon.”
This guy turned his laptop into a steampunk-themed contraption. It even turns on with a clock-winding key. Cool.
Planescape: Torment: The Book
Inspired by detnap’s assertion that the story in Planescape: Torment “just isnâ€™t dense enough” and that “if we put all the pages of a video game story together, at the end, it might be 100 pages, but itâ€™ll take 60 hours to tell the story,” I would like to point out a novelization that takes much of the game’s text and dialogue and edits it together into a narrative. Continue reading
Building a New PC
Phokal and I, mattlindh, are planning on building new PCs and we would appreciate some assistance as to what parts to get. Below are our current ideas with the asterisked parts already decided. Would you kindly help us out?
**Updated with nearly finalized parts 1/20/07: