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  Topic: i like to watch. (replay movie thread)
captaincabinets

Replies: 370
Views: 213126

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Oct 21, 2009 4:30 am   Subject: i like to watch. (replay movie thread)
captaincabinets you're alive and yet you're missing Klik of the Month Klub :O

I know, I know. I have been relatively busy making Life Decisions (like where is my next packet of Tim Tams and a six p ...
  Topic: i like to watch. (replay movie thread)
captaincabinets

Replies: 370
Views: 213126

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2009 4:48 am   Subject: i like to watch. (replay movie thread)


Ahh, Monuments of Marianas. Now there's a game with depth.
  Topic: Authentic Videogame Link Dump Thread (news?)
captaincabinets

Replies: 1215
Views: 433574

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Fri Nov 21, 2008 7:50 pm   Subject: Authentic Videogame Link Dump Thread (news?)
If you can't get a hold of one, I can totally buy it for you and send it on up. A Klikmas Mirakle!

P.S I assume it's the Jan '09 issue?
  Topic: Swimmy
captaincabinets

Replies: 128
Views: 156790

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Wed Jan 23, 2008 10:59 am   Subject: Swimmy
I don't know if you knew this, Swimmy, but [url=http://www.deadrock-game.com/img/tigs/superplay/Scan1_m.jpg] people in Sweden are probably playing with your penis.
  Topic: Endlessly Oceaning
captaincabinets

Replies: 73
Views: 20932

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Jan 22, 2008 9:49 pm   Subject: Endlessly Oceaning
Does anyone who has it know if there is a way to make it play more than one song on a dive? That part is minorly annoying.

I don't think it's possible. I ended up just stitching my mp3s together ...
  Topic: Games, Drinking
captaincabinets

Replies: 51
Views: 19149

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 22, 2008 5:04 am   Subject: Games, Drinking
I have been violently ill after half a can of Victoria Bitter

I don't blame you.

It's better than Carlton Draught. There, I said it.

Although neither of them are really going around winning t ...
  Topic: Games, Drinking
captaincabinets

Replies: 51
Views: 19149

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 22, 2008 2:25 am   Subject: Games, Drinking
An ice-cold Sir Schlitz is enough to keep me adventurin' one more time.

I used to drink those until my pet mosquito escaped his terrarium and got at them.
  Topic: Games, Drinking
captaincabinets

Replies: 51
Views: 19149

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 22, 2008 1:30 am   Subject: Games, Drinking
Don't drink, haven't ever. Tried it in 2000-or-so a couple of times, and was violently ill every single time. Lots of vomiting involved. Since then I decided it probably wasn't worth trying again, and ...
  Topic: Games, Drinking
captaincabinets

Replies: 51
Views: 19149

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2008 10:30 pm   Subject: Games, Drinking
So what do the girls and guys here like drinking? What do you use to refresh yourselves while gaming?

I'm a big fan of whiskies: mostly blended scotch, although a single malt from Islay never goes ...
  Topic: Endlessly Oceaning
captaincabinets

Replies: 73
Views: 20932

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2008 9:54 pm   Subject: Endlessly Oceaning
your ultimate objective is to build a tower of mammoth tusks that reaches the sun
Is it as good as it sounds?
  Topic: Endlessly Oceaning
captaincabinets

Replies: 73
Views: 20932

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2008 9:44 pm   Subject: Endlessly Oceaning
yeah yeah but memory is a fickle thing, no? In regards to Bleak thinking it had no weapons.
  Topic: Endlessly Oceaning
captaincabinets

Replies: 73
Views: 20932

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2008 9:41 pm   Subject: Endlessly Oceaning
I think he's thinking of Treasures of the Deep.

Edit: Or maybe not! That actually had weapons in it.
  Topic: Endlessly Oceaning
captaincabinets

Replies: 73
Views: 20932

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2008 9:29 pm   Subject: Endlessly Oceaning
Cycle, I was highly recommending filtering your mp3s for underwater pleasure. As for the game, it's one of those ones you either feel compelled to buy of your own volition, or you don't. Me, I'm very ...
  Topic: Endlessly Oceaning
captaincabinets

Replies: 73
Views: 20932

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2008 8:31 pm   Subject: Endlessly Oceaning
The only problem with this game is that the ocean is not endless - you really have a pretty restrictive radius from where the boat is placed in which to swim. Apart from this, it's ace.

Also I put ...
  Topic: The Adventure Game thread
captaincabinets

Replies: 215
Views: 74386

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2008 10:41 am   Subject: The Adventure Game thread

Ah, they released a prototype... a mod for Half-Life. Four years well spent?


That wasn't that Escape from Woomera game was it? If so, it was rubbish.
  Topic: The Adventure Game thread
captaincabinets

Replies: 215
Views: 74386

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2008 5:18 am   Subject: The Adventure Game thread
I used to be, but not so much anymore since it just made me sad that my computer consistently hates my guts.

If you remember what issues they were in, I'd be very interested to hear of which articl ...
  Topic: The Adventure Game thread
captaincabinets

Replies: 215
Views: 74386

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2008 5:04 am   Subject: The Adventure Game thread
Oh I just noticed you sent me a scan before. Thanks!

I definitely recognised your name. I think it's time to pull out the back issues.
  Topic: The Adventure Game thread
captaincabinets

Replies: 215
Views: 74386

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2008 4:58 am   Subject: The Adventure Game thread
I read your words, Cycle, while waiting for a friend at Borders. They were pretty good!

P.S. I saw you got a photo in this issue as well, you handsome devil.
  Topic: I can't stop listening
captaincabinets

Replies: 1082
Views: 453428

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 18, 2007 8:24 am   Subject: I can't stop listening
And I actually kinda like a hundred days off. Sure, not as organic, but functionally comfortable like an electronic easy chair. If I was able to say "it's pretty chill" without dry-retching and feelin ...
  Topic: I can't stop listening
captaincabinets

Replies: 1082
Views: 453428

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 18, 2007 8:16 am   Subject: I can't stop listening
I do! I really like Glam Bucket from their latest, although for some reason when I first heard it I was walking outside in the city and it just made me feel totally claustrophobic. Quite happy and fre ...
  Topic: Time Magazine Graphic Novels list thread
captaincabinets

Replies: 58
Views: 18999

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 18, 2007 3:18 am   Subject: Time Magazine Graphic Novels list thread
Also, as an Australian, I am offended by Harveyjams insinuation that anybody would actually watch Neighbours.
Yeah it's Home and Away or nothing harveyjames you flamin' galah
  Topic: The Adventure Game thread
captaincabinets

Replies: 215
Views: 74386

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Dec 17, 2007 6:50 pm   Subject: The Adventure Game thread
LOOK INTO YOUR HEART
  Topic: dessgeega's development diary
captaincabinets

Replies: 346
Views: 223777

PostForum: Nickel and Dime Game Design   Posted: Mon Dec 17, 2007 6:48 pm   Subject: dessgeega's development diary
[url=http://www.yoyogames.com/wiki/show/44] this may help
  Topic: The Adventure Game thread
captaincabinets

Replies: 215
Views: 74386

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Dec 17, 2007 6:17 pm   Subject: The Adventure Game thread
My dad bought me a bunch of kiddie adventure games too that I really enjoyed. Educational, fun, and just the right difficulty for someone of my age! The ones I remember are Inspector Gadget, Peppers A ...
  Topic: The Adventure Game thread
captaincabinets

Replies: 215
Views: 74386

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Dec 17, 2007 6:03 pm   Subject: The Adventure Game thread
GROAN.
Groan? Moi? or was that directed at:
Yahtzee is still a cunt and his games are still contrived!
because I can understand why some people would like to eject their breakfast through their mou ...
  Topic: The Adventure Game thread
captaincabinets

Replies: 215
Views: 74386

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Dec 17, 2007 5:32 pm   Subject: The Adventure Game thread
Oh, come on. That's just cause you've heard the jokes! Monkey Island is definitely funny.
You are probably quite right.

After playing through Nelly Cootalot (by the way anyone who makes a game of ...
  Topic: HARDCORE GAMER
captaincabinets

Replies: 59
Views: 17536

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Dec 17, 2007 5:06 pm   Subject: HARDCORE GAMER
Harveyjames's response signals to me that a game about his life would be a Donkey Kong spinoff collectathon possibly made by Rare in which the gamer is cruelly taunted with an unreasonable percentage ...
  Topic: The Adventure Game thread
captaincabinets

Replies: 215
Views: 74386

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun Dec 16, 2007 3:16 pm   Subject: The Adventure Game thread
Some ones people haven't mentioned:

Grim Fandango is top-notch in everything but the puzzles; they're too obtuse and difficult. Grab a spoiler-free walkthrough and play through it if you ever get a ...
  Topic: The Adventure Game thread
captaincabinets

Replies: 215
Views: 74386

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun Dec 16, 2007 2:03 pm   Subject: The Adventure Game thread
Oh, come on. That's just cause you've heard the jokes! Monkey Island is definitely funny.
You are probably quite right.

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade(One of the best third person adventure g ...
  Topic: HARDCORE GAMER
captaincabinets

Replies: 59
Views: 17536

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun Dec 16, 2007 1:46 pm   Subject: HARDCORE GAMER
Harveyjames's response signals to me that a game about his life would be a Donkey Kong spinoff collectathon possibly made by Rare in which the gamer is cruelly taunted with an unreasonable percentage ...
  Topic: Mario Kart DD, rubber banding, and screen position
captaincabinets

Replies: 7
Views: 3063

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun Dec 16, 2007 1:43 pm   Subject: Mario Kart DD, rubber banding, and screen position
Err, thanks for the gravity. (?)
You know, bringing you back down to earth.
  Topic: The Adventure Game thread
captaincabinets

Replies: 215
Views: 74386

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun Dec 16, 2007 3:36 am   Subject: The Adventure Game thread
Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars (aka Circle of Blood) was the first adventure game I played which actually felt like an adventure. There was such a sense of scale to everything: the conspiracies ...
  Topic: Mario Kart DD, rubber banding, and screen position
captaincabinets

Replies: 7
Views: 3063

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun Dec 16, 2007 1:58 am   Subject: Mario Kart DD, rubber banding, and screen position
Despite me giving you the big old gift of gravity to your first post, you may actually be on to something regarding the psychology of the top screen. I'm not really sure how this can be further invest ...
  Topic: The Adventure Game thread
captaincabinets

Replies: 215
Views: 74386

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun Dec 16, 2007 1:54 am   Subject: The Adventure Game thread
Actually I would also like this issue thoroughly elucidated. Are we talkin' PC Powerplay?
  Topic: HARDCORE GAMER
captaincabinets

Replies: 59
Views: 17536

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sat Dec 15, 2007 7:52 am   Subject: HARDCORE GAMER
Sometimes, harveyjames, I get the feeling you have experienced all that humanity has to offer.
  Topic: Mario Kart DD, rubber banding, and screen position
captaincabinets

Replies: 7
Views: 3063

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sat Dec 15, 2007 7:41 am   Subject: Mario Kart DD, rubber banding, and screen position
I also have a theory kirk, it involves the words: "Rock & Roll. Deal with it".
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
captaincabinets

Replies: 4229
Views: 1447090

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2007 9:06 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
And Cycle, I always find myself staring at your signature for long periods of time. It's very entrancing.

I like to try and guess at which point it loops. Hours of entertainment, right there.
  Topic: Everything I know about FPS games I learned from John Romero
captaincabinets

Replies: 1116
Views: 367458

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu Dec 06, 2007 8:19 pm   Subject: Everything I know about FPS games I learned from John Romero
Need help: Jedi Outcast

This is the same part I got stuck on my first play through and it's going to prevent me from finishing the game ever. There's a part right after where you go into the freezi ...
  Topic: Free thrills and idiot boxes.
captaincabinets

Replies: 111
Views: 74787

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2007 12:10 pm   Subject: Free thrills and idiot boxes.
To be fair, they're completely different shows, and have been since about midway through the first season (of the US). On its own, the US version is a decent little sitcom, not exactly a laugh riot, b ...
  Topic: Swimmy
captaincabinets

Replies: 128
Views: 156790

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2007 11:22 am   Subject: Swimmy
I'll upload some more videos tomorrow.

My love for you is ticking clock, berzerker.
  Topic: Swimmy
captaincabinets

Replies: 128
Views: 156790

PostForum: Staff   Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2007 7:13 am   Subject: Swimmy
Swimmy, I'm a quitter. A chronic incompleter. PLEASE DON'T BE LIKE ME. I want more DW7 videos. Please. You are a star. Don't give up on such a monumental undertaking. Go on. Finish it, like I know you ...
  Topic: blogging paper mario
captaincabinets

Replies: 38
Views: 14059

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2007 6:47 am   Subject: blogging paper mario
I think my favourite bit about the thousand year door was the fact that a computer falls "in love" with Peach only after he spies on her taking a shower. It's only love if and when you see her naked, ...
  Topic: Films That You Are Anticipating!
captaincabinets

Replies: 16
Views: 6327

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2007 8:30 pm   Subject: Films That You Are Anticipating!
(fuck you, Australian distributors).
AGREED.
god, Brick took what seemed like forever to come out round these parts.
  Topic: Films That You Are Anticipating!
captaincabinets

Replies: 16
Views: 6327

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2007 6:19 pm   Subject: Films That You Are Anticipating!
Southland Tales. An australian release, anyway.
  Topic: Treasure Hunt
captaincabinets

Replies: 10
Views: 4643

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2007 1:22 am   Subject: Treasure Hunt
if this isn't it then i'm a shiny trumpet:

With all thy faults I love thee still
  Topic: Treasure Hunt
captaincabinets

Replies: 10
Views: 4643

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2007 2:46 pm   Subject: Treasure Hunt
Okay this is all I can reasonably come up with:

With all thy sap LTF I love thee still

Also, your drawings are nothing short of superb. If I received a dollar for every time I gasped in childlik ...
  Topic: Treasure Hunt
captaincabinets

Replies: 10
Views: 4643

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2007 2:33 pm   Subject: Treasure Hunt
I think i've got most of the answer, but I've clearly stuffed something up.
Here is what I have:

With all thy sapltfil_ve thee still

Tell me I'm on the right track
  Topic: Treasure Hunt
captaincabinets

Replies: 10
Views: 4643

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2007 4:25 am   Subject: Treasure Hunt
PLEASE DON'T POST THE SOLUTION JUST YET
  Topic: Glorious Trainwrecks: 100-in-1 K&P Pirate Kart Meltdown
captaincabinets

Replies: 63
Views: 23003

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Nov 13, 2007 10:50 pm   Subject: Glorious Trainwrecks: 100-in-1 K&P Pirate Kart Meltdown
Also because I have

P.S This game is totally the most stupendously rhinoceros thing you have ever seen
  Topic: Authentic Videogame Link Dump Thread (news?)
captaincabinets

Replies: 1215
Views: 433574

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Tue Nov 06, 2007 12:38 am   Subject: Authentic Videogame Link Dump Thread (news?)
following swiss numbering standards, it only costs $29.50. Bargainza
 
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