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What happened with the editing in this episode? It's the only Cinemassacre thing I've ever seen with periods of atrocious editing.
1 year, 11 months ago on OverAnalyzers - Puppetland
I think this is one case where it's alright to use an emulator. You own the game. You ripped it. You did. It was your rom rip. You don't need to show your homemade rom ripper to prove that you know ;-)
1 year, 11 months ago on Simpsons Gameboy Games
Stop saying the movie WILL be a massive success and hyping it up. Just stop!.
I love that he is getting to do this, but the best we can do is wait with as little of expectations as possible. I'm not saying that because I think the movie is going to suck. No.. I am saying this simply because IF you hype it too much you will be disappointed NO MATTER WHAT.
Wait for it, like an extra special episode, with no other expectations except to see James live his dream, be happy he got to, and everything else is bonus.
THEN -- If the movie is shitty, you will still feel proud for him and he WILL get to go on any way with all the knowledge he will have and make something better.
If the movie awesome, you will be blown away because you didn't expect the greatest of the great movies..
I'm thinking it's going to be one hell of a ride by the time it's done either way, for both James AND US and CAN NOT WAIT. I can not wait, however, SIMPLY with the intentions to have a fucking blast. I absolutely guarantee that _I_ personally will be THRILLED to see it and WILL have a great time. I've never been one of the people here to bitch about his later episodes 'not being as good' as his earlier ones. For everything that got 'worse' something got 'better.'
So let's crack a bottle for James on April 1st and wish him the best. Isn't the internet amazing?
1 year, 11 months ago on Nerd Log - The Point of No Return
Damn. I forgot about Pop Fiction. This is a good selection of stuff. I had stopped going to CineMassacre every day for a while because there wasn't any new content.. but now that I think about it, I think there is actually MORE CineMassacre content now that James is in LA working on the film and Mike is holding down the fort on the east coast.
Am I crazy for thinking this? At least for me I have 4 tabs loading stuff right now.
1 year, 11 months ago on AVGN appears in Pop Fiction
James and Keith in a single video? Along with the rest of the Screw Attack crew? Count me in!
1 year, 11 months ago on Radical 80's Nostalgia
On a side but semi-related note:I just now listened to the "Robots in Disguise" mix there and it gave me chills. It's that level of nostalgia that people get from watching AVGN when they actually grew up with these games vs. played them later. It's the same thing that divides what exactly people here like about AVGN and James. Younger gens typically like the humor and cursing while classic gamers who grew up with the games tend to like his actual JUSTIFIED nitpicking and the humor is just a bonus. It's too bad that people try to copy James copy the cursing and purely the nitpicking aspects. This is why the Irate Gamer (and others) feels like not only a knock-off but a shitty one. He nitpicks every little detail of the game.. details that aren't even really annoying. "I RAN INTO THE GOOMBA AND IT KILLED ME. WHAT WERE THEY THINKING?? MOTHER FUCKING CUNT SLOP PISSY PANTS" - Irate Gamer.
(Meanwhile, James actually critiques BAD/POOR game design and ONLY THEN does he bitch/curse.)
I'm not trying to fuel any fire here or bring back Irate Gamer hatred. In fact, I saw an episode a week ago randomly where.. he was actually tolerable for the majority of the video. I think it was because he was actually acting like himself and seemed confident. I haven't seen enough of his videos to know if this is common or not.
The main reason I bring this up is to hopefully convince someone who DOES realize when game design is poor and had previously thought about making a show like AVGN after being inspired to BUT DIDN'T after all the clones failed. You should. We would love it, especially while James is working on his film. Just be yourself and don't suck because you are trying too hard. Anyone who THEN claims you are trying to copy AVGN can suck your dick.
1 year, 11 months ago on Michael Bay's TMNT from Outer Space?
I seriously almost cried when the Transformers movie DIDN'T have the theme song in the style of the original movies (not the TV shows lackluster version) INCLUDING the most important part... the metallic-almost-"EE-Ohh-AHNN-AH-CK" (best I can do)-transforming-noise MIXED WITH THE "ROBOTS IN DISG*cue noise*UISE".
Don't know what I mean? Check it out!
That should start at 2:32. The specific mixed metallic "ROBOTS IN DISGUISE" part comes just a few seconds later around 2:55.
For those who haven't heard this version.. Prepare to have your mind blown. Can you imagine if the Michael Bay version had this intro? I don't typically like cheesy 80's rock/metal THAT much... but I WOULD NOT WANT THIS TOUCHED had he used it. It should have been that EXACT version.
Had it had that theme song and an intro like that (THAT part could be modern CG).. it would have seriously got you a shit ton more pumped up and would have felt a HELL of a lot more like a Transformers movie.
Seriously... I would imagine that had they used that intro there would have been standing and clapping during the INTRO on opening night. I know I would have.
James might be the most patient man in the world.
Maybe not, but he definitely has more patience than I do. I think I'd get pissed off after the Genesis controller fell down more than once. You'd see the Angry Reality Nerd.
2 years ago on Angry Nintendo Nerd Outtakes
I keep seeing "AVGN movie" but for some reason I always say "The Angry Video Game Movie" or AVGM. I don't know why but it flows better in my head. It's probably best to have it be "The AVGN Movie" though, for brand recognition and all.
2 years ago on Nerd Log - Casting Decisions
Probably because there are still quicker and less stressful. I get your point but... I like these actually.
2 years ago on Sega 3D Glasses
Well that ended abruptly =)
I thought it was buffering and sat there for a good 4 minutes. Yes, I sat there almost twice as long as the video itself. Very rare for James to just cut to nothing like that without any indication the video was ending.
2 years ago on Nerd Log - FX Shop
Er sorry, in my post below I lost my train of thought from basically the beginning. I was originally going to ask how you find these. Do you research the game's mechanics and glitches online and then find ones you don't think people have seen or are the most interesting? Or are these mostly (all?) things you've found independently, regardless if others have.
I mean, I will try to break games, as I'm using to betaing my own little creations, but have you always done this? Or is it some combination of the above (Most likely)?
It's funny. I saw a manual once back in the day for 8/16 bit era beta testers that basically told them to do stuff like jump into all walls as much as possible. Duck 1000 times. These were examples. I would assume these instructions are for non-programmers and such because if you understand the logic behind games it should definitely give you clues where bugs might exist from the get go. Stuff like your tanooki suit/turn into a statue and then grab the hammer bros suit thing.
2 years ago on Super Mario Bros 3 Glitches (NES)
Man, Mike. You are more adept at finding glitches than anyone I know.
Seriously, I haven't seen most of the glitches you've shown off in any other video. I'm only partially through this video and while I've seen the Kuribo's Shoe glitch before, I haven't seen other's like the pipe/stuck trick before.
The thing is, I've studied game design since I was a kid (I am a programmer, and have been since I was wee-lad) so I understand, in general, how most glitches work. Because of this though, I've watched a billion glitch videos and .. I must stress again how many show the same glitches over and over, always. It's VERY rare to find something you haven't seen before, although it does happen rarely.
With your videos, typically at least a third are glitches I've never seen before. Another 1/3rd are glitches I haven't seen happen exactly but are deriviatives of other gliches. The final 1/3rd are at least great choices and typically ones that aren't shown as much.
Either way, I would assume that most people haven't seen 95% of these glitches. And if you are like me, you should probably agree with the majority of my claims here. These videos are great!
Ahhh.. Mike, you are the man. I am going to call you Mother Fucking Mother Fucker Mike 'the Man Matinee' Matei from now on, or MFMFMMMM. You can thank me later.
Actually Mike, you can go there still right? Go over there and let me know! =)
2 years ago on Virtual Reality Stuntmaster
Did anyone think of the expansion port on the bottom of the snes?
The fact that you ended this with "fancy feast" make me lost my fucking mind. I couldn't stop laughing for some reason.
SO BADLY GOOD, GOD.
2 years, 1 month ago on House (1977)
Ugh, so tired of how LiveFyre changes your comment, and then also SOMETIMES won't let you delete it. It looks deleted to me.. when i refresh it's gone. When I clear all data, cachh etc, it' gone. Use another browser? Yeah, it's still there. I'm really trying not to be annoying about my comment here but I can't get it posted correctly!
2 years, 1 month ago on A Nightmare On Elm Street
This is going to be long, It's two rants in one, but if you love James it's definitely worth reading. If you don't have the time though If you look for the part that has "=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-" (search for it on the page with ctrl-f, without the quotes) you can find the part that's specifically about this episode, his directing, and the AVGMovie (As I like to call it.)<br><br>ALSO, let me know what you think!<br><br>
I've went on long rants before to counter peoples common "the new episodes suck, the old ones are better" arguments before. Namely that it's not true and that he's been doing episodes for so long that it's a case of remembering all the parts you loved, through nostalgia, and the parts you didn't like being forgotten or not critiqued so much in comparison. This is a natural thing that happens with nostalgia and it's the main reason we remember our first consoles so warmly.<br><br> It's also equally notable that the majority of people who think his old episodes are better are typically kids (not teens or older) who didn't grow up with the NES or these systems. You see, the reason I love James, and a lot of people do (besides him being such a seemingly likeable and approachable guy) is that while he threw in humor, he critiqued the games in a way that most people weren't. This is what EVERY 'clone' of AVGN does wrong. They think that the reason he is popular is because of his cursing and general 'potty mouth.' While this has to be some percentage of it (a greater percentage of the reason that younger people like him surely) it doesn't account for what made/makes this show so great. Realisitcally, it's also partially the fact that he was the 'first' to do a show like this. .. But that's still not it. No, it's because he CRITIQUED the games an DISCUSSED THEIR FLAWS. SOME of the clones get this. I must say, that other shitty show, the Irate Gamer, which I'm not even sure is still around, got this. Even they still got it wrong though by thinking that the cursing was the important part. What they did was pick out anything that annoyed them in the game and 'ripped it to shreds.' That's in quotes because they mostly ended up just sounding stupid.<br><br> You see, he didn't just bitch about things that annoyed him. He bitched about legitemately bad design. A game that you suck at will annoy you, that doesn't mean it sucks though. James has the ability that we almost ALL have to realize the difference. Clone shows either seem to miss that THIS is what makes James so great or aren't honest with themselves that they suck and that it's not the games fault.<br><br> I said I wouldn't go over what I just did but some people may have not read it before.<br><br> =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-<br><br> I was watching the fan art montage that came out today (2/6/12) and saw the little story board someone made with part of the final scenes from the Nghtmare on Elm Street episode. I went ahead and watched it again (first time in ages, although I've seen it multiple times) and noticed something.<br><br> When James has talked about the AVGN Movie he always says good episodes to watch to get an idea of a more cinematic episode would be the Nintendo World Cup episode or the Rob the Robot one.<br><br> ANYWAY, BACK TO THIS EPISODE IN PARTICULAR. While I love horror movies from this era, particularly the first Nightmare on Elm Street (and Wes Craven's A New Nightmare) I must say, the content in this isn't my favorite. It just wouldn't be an episode I would be super excited to see. I had never rented the game as kid or anything. This is a FANTASTIC episode though. If you are comparing it just to his other AVGN episodes, THIS would be THE underrated, underappriciated episode.<br><br> JAMES HAS THE BEST COMEDIC TIMING HE'S EVER HAD IN THIS VIDEO. I don't tppically think of him as having great comidic timing, and I think he would agree. The 'potty mouth' that everyone loves is actually really silly and corny. The comedic timing I'm talking about here is purely during the final segment starting at 9:25 where he clones himself. EVERYTHING after this easily the best montage he's ever done. The corny 80's style camera work is PERFECT. It's EXACTLY like these old slasher flicks from the 80's. The cues it takes from them are also great, such as the Nerd freddy popping up in the closet. But comedic timing.. We've got the epic "EMPTY YOUR ASS ALL OVER IT!", the "I don't gotta take a shit, whos gotta take a shit?" clone converstion. It's all executed PERFECTLY. The timing of the lines and subtle pauses COULDN'T HAVE BEEN MORE PERFECT. Even the tiny moments that would go by unrecognized such as the way he says "closet" during the "front door, closet.. front door..... closet" scene are perfect. It even ends with the preview/foreshadowing for the next episode about the Power Glove so if you aren't watching this now, WHAT ARE YOU DOING? Watch it now!
Damn, sorry. I got away with a lot it seems with the LiveFyre comment system. It strips img tags though. Tried, all sorts of CSS and shady stuff trying to get an image to appear.
This is how it was intended:
2 years, 1 month ago on Shit Reel