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by AndyThomas
Sat Jan 28, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: XCOM game nostalgia - new video by me, unusually!
Replies: 2
Views: 536

Re: XCOM game nostalgia - new video by me, unusually!

Thanks, that's useful feedback. It was pretty unplanned. When I first ran Minecraft there was an icon floating around on the new Asus ZenPad. It's an Asus app called Game Genie. It can boost game speed but it also captures video either to live stream or save locally. So when I came across Aliens v H...
by AndyThomas
Sat Jan 28, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Space 1999
Replies: 1
Views: 724

Space 1999

Support this, or possibly make it yourself at this scale!
https://ideas.lego.com/projects/119421
by AndyThomas
Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: XCOM game nostalgia - new video by me, unusually!
Replies: 2
Views: 536

XCOM game nostalgia - new video by me, unusually!

So as previously mentioned, I acquired a new tablet over Christmas and went looking for something to play on it. I tripped across what I think is actually quite an old game by Android standards so there are some video reviews of it, but I've done quite a long one using just the tablet during which I...
by AndyThomas
Thu Jan 12, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Thunderbirds Are Go - Season 2 Trailer
Replies: 3
Views: 888

Re: Thunderbirds Are Go - Season 2 Trailer

Well, the toys are actually pretty decent. The supersize Thunderbird 3 is huge! You can get little tiny diecast toys on stands from places like The Entertainer, they're only a few pounds. I even got a TB 4 from Japan, bizarrely, as I couldn't find one in the local store. Came in a little cardboard b...
by AndyThomas
Mon Jan 09, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Thunderbirds Are Go - Season 2 Trailer
Replies: 3
Views: 888

Re: Thunderbirds Are Go - Season 2 Trailer

The small one is a big fan, I'm a little behind. He got a big Thunderbird 3 for Christmas that actually produces smoke. Brilliant. Doesn't seem to have sold well though, heavily discounted. It's great though, it's a kids series that doesn't feel like a kids series. Which is great for the more intell...
by AndyThomas
Mon Jan 09, 2017 10:21 am
Forum: The Merchandise
Topic: 2016 - Star Fleet Vinyl
Replies: 21
Views: 4837

Re: 2016 - Star Fleet Vinyl

Ouch. I didn't realise they were doing quite such limited runs (presumably that's why they're so expensive). The production quality does look good, I might see if I can get one, I think there was the offer for helping them with reference material... Dai X is going to stand tall, I thought they'd be ...
by AndyThomas
Tue Nov 29, 2016 11:39 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Tablet?
Replies: 3
Views: 1395

Re: Tablet?

I did think about the Transformer option, but I've already got an Asus laptop (!) so if I needed to move around the house and be productive I could take that with me - just seems like duplication somehow. The Transformers I'd seen seemed quite expensive, I did think about a Windows tablet but the Su...
by AndyThomas
Mon Nov 28, 2016 10:14 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Tablet?
Replies: 3
Views: 1395

Tablet?

It's that time of year, and I'm casting around for a tablet to replace my aging iPad. I'm going over to Android, simply because my phone is, and my iPad dates from an era when Android tablets didn't really exist. My current thinking is the Asus z500m - the PC World spec seems a little off what I've ...
by AndyThomas
Fri Nov 11, 2016 2:38 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Starship Troopers - Roughneck Chronicles
Replies: 1
Views: 1067

Starship Troopers - Roughneck Chronicles

Did anyone ever follow this? I think it was around in the early 2000s, by Foundation Imaging. It struck me at the time as being very realistically done for CGI of its time, to the point I almost forgot it was CGI. Sadly like Dungeons and Dragons the last few episodes didn't get made due to productio...
by AndyThomas
Thu Jul 14, 2016 10:39 am
Forum: The Merchandise
Topic: 2016 - Star Fleet Vinyl
Replies: 21
Views: 4837

Re: 2016 - Star Fleet Vinyl

Wow. Space Truckers. That was around the Fifth Element era wasn't it? I'll have to remind myself of it, I remember that chap having a lot of friends...

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