• POLYBIUS - The Video Game That Doesn't Exist

    From Ant@21:1/5 to All on Sat Sep 9 20:06:39 2017
    XPost: alt.games.mame, alt.emulators.classic-arcade

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7X6Yeydgyg
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  • From Andreas Kohlbach@21:1/5 to Ant on Sun Sep 10 16:01:25 2017
    XPost: alt.games.mame, alt.emulators.classic-arcade

    On Sat, 09 Sep 2017 20:06:39 -0500, Ant wrote:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7X6Yeydgyg

    Very nice. Thanks. Also mentioned it in an IRC chat with people into
    vintage stuff.
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  • From lob@21:1/5 to Andreas Kohlbach on Sun Sep 10 23:49:28 2017
    XPost: alt.games.mame, alt.emulators.classic-arcade

    Andreas Kohlbach <ank@spamfence.net> wrote in news:87d16ys4q2.fsf@usenet.ankman.de:

    On Sat, 09 Sep 2017 20:06:39 -0500, Ant wrote:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7X6Yeydgyg

    Very nice. Thanks. Also mentioned it in an IRC chat with people into
    vintage stuff.

    On 27 September 2011, Lob wrote:


    Subject: Streaker
    From: lob <lob30REMOVE@yahoo.com>
    Newsgroups: alt.games.mame

    I'm fed up with all the crap that gets written about how great Dragon's
    Lair is etc. No one ever mentions the greatest laserdisk classic of all: Streaker from 1984. Sure it wasn't the first, but what other game allows
    you to travel the world, going to every major sporting event and then
    trying to navigate your nude gal onto the field only to be chased down
    by various officials (the fun police.) The sporting commentry was also a
    nice touch.

    http://aaaaaaaaarrgh.blogspot.com/2011/09/blog-post.html


    lob

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  • From Larry Laffer@21:1/5 to Ant on Mon Sep 11 09:45:06 2017
    XPost: alt.games.mame, alt.emulators.classic-arcade

    Thanks for that. I've heard of this "game" and the myths behind it,
    but I think this is the best documentary that I've seen regarding it.
    Was an interesting view.

    On Sat, 09 Sep 2017 20:06:39 -0500, ANTant@zimage.com (Ant) wrote:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7X6Yeydgyg

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  • From Ant@21:1/5 to Ant on Mon Sep 11 16:37:00 2017
    XPost: alt.games.mame, alt.emulators.classic-arcade

    In alt.emulators.classic-arcade Ant <ANTant@zimage.com> wrote:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7X6Yeydgyg

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gLypLPTljg was also good. :)
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  • From Andreas Kohlbach@21:1/5 to Ant on Tue Sep 12 17:14:15 2017
    XPost: alt.games.mame, alt.emulators.classic-arcade

    On Mon, 11 Sep 2017 16:37:00 -0500, Ant wrote:

    In alt.emulators.classic-arcade Ant <ANTant@zimage.com> wrote:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7X6Yeydgyg

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gLypLPTljg was also good. :)

    Indeed. Kind of sums up the longer video.
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  • From Ant@21:1/5 to Andreas Kohlbach on Tue Sep 12 19:46:46 2017
    XPost: alt.games.mame, alt.emulators.classic-arcade

    In alt.emulators.classic-arcade Andreas Kohlbach <ank@spamfence.net> wrote:
    On Mon, 11 Sep 2017 16:37:00 -0500, Ant wrote:

    In alt.emulators.classic-arcade Ant <ANTant@zimage.com> wrote:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7X6Yeydgyg

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gLypLPTljg was also good. :)

    Indeed. Kind of sums up the longer video.

    Both Ahoy and Gaming Historian channels are great. I subscribed to them. ;)
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  • From Andreas Kohlbach@21:1/5 to Ant on Sun Jan 9 07:25:33 2022
    XPost: alt.games.mame, alt.emulators.classic-arcade

    On Tue, 12 Sep 2017 19:46:46 -0500, Ant wrote:

    In alt.emulators.classic-arcade Andreas Kohlbach <ank@spamfence.net> wrote:
    On Mon, 11 Sep 2017 16:37:00 -0500, Ant wrote:

    In alt.emulators.classic-arcade Ant <ANTant@zimage.com> wrote:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7X6Yeydgyg

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gLypLPTljg was also good. :)

    Indeed. Kind of sums up the longer video.

    Both Ahoy and Gaming Historian channels are great. I subscribed to them. ;)

    Meanwhile (no idea why almost 5 year old postings show up here again) the
    Angry Video Game Nerd (AVGN) on Youtube made a video about Polybius. How
    a cabinet sneaked up into his dwelling, and he claims it's all a hype,
    but day after day gets more addicted to it while keeping in denial.
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  • From Mike Garcia@21:1/5 to Andreas Kohlbach on Sat Jan 22 16:00:41 2022
    XPost: alt.games.mame, alt.emulators.classic-arcade

    The days of AVGN are over, even rehashing wikipedia is pretty old these
    days... I haven't watched them in a while... I like Modern Vintage
    Gamer, he's background is technical.

    Andreas Kohlbach wrote:
    On Tue, 12 Sep 2017 19:46:46 -0500, Ant wrote:

    In alt.emulators.classic-arcade Andreas Kohlbach <ank@spamfence.net> wrote: >>> On Mon, 11 Sep 2017 16:37:00 -0500, Ant wrote:

    In alt.emulators.classic-arcade Ant <ANTant@zimage.com> wrote:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7X6Yeydgyg

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gLypLPTljg was also good. :)

    Indeed. Kind of sums up the longer video.

    Both Ahoy and Gaming Historian channels are great. I subscribed to them. ;)

    Meanwhile (no idea why almost 5 year old postings show up here again) the Angry Video Game Nerd (AVGN) on Youtube made a video about Polybius. How
    a cabinet sneaked up into his dwelling, and he claims it's all a hype,
    but day after day gets more addicted to it while keeping in denial.


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  • From Andreas Kohlbach@21:1/5 to Mike Garcia on Sat Jan 22 11:36:46 2022
    XPost: alt.games.mame, alt.emulators.classic-arcade

    On Sat, 22 Jan 2022 16:00:41 +1100, Mike Garcia wrote:

    The days of AVGN are over, even rehashing wikipedia is pretty old
    these days... I haven't watched them in a while... I like Modern
    Vintage Gamer, he's background is technical.

    Yes, I noticed in a recent Commodore 64 games episode. Also annoying he
    starts every episode with advertisements. I unsubscribed a while
    ago. Some videos were still good. Like the one of Polybius, or when he
    had Macaulay Culkin in one episode.

    Modern Vintage Gamer is still in my subscriber list. Would be nice to see
    more videos. Unless about flying (seems to be his big hobby) I'm not
    really in. But his IBM PC and Apple reviews rock.
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  • From Ant@21:1/5 to Andreas Kohlbach on Sat Jan 22 19:32:56 2022
    XPost: alt.games.mame, alt.emulators.classic-arcade

    In alt.emulators.classic-arcade Andreas Kohlbach <ank@spamfence.net> wrote:
    On Sat, 22 Jan 2022 16:00:41 +1100, Mike Garcia wrote:

    The days of AVGN are over, even rehashing wikipedia is pretty old
    these days... I haven't watched them in a while... I like Modern
    Vintage Gamer, he's background is technical.

    Yes, I noticed in a recent Commodore 64 games episode. Also annoying he starts every episode with advertisements. I unsubscribed a while
    ago. Some videos were still good. Like the one of Polybius, or when he
    had Macaulay Culkin in one episode.

    Modern Vintage Gamer is still in my subscriber list. Would be nice to see more videos. Unless about flying (seems to be his big hobby) I'm not
    really in. But his IBM PC and Apple reviews rock.

    The problem is that they need to make money. :( Just skip the ads.
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