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Post  Pez on Tue May 19, 2009 7:58 am

So my wife bought the lego star wars saga for the Wii... Neither of us are getting enough sleep... 1:00 AM Sunday, 12:00 AM Last night...

That aside, I cant help but admire the concept of presenting all six star wars movies rendered in legos... and the fact that chewbacca gets to rip lego people apart with his hands...

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Post  IrishGuy on Tue May 19, 2009 8:54 am

Pez wrote:So my wife bought the lego star wars saga for the Wii... Neither of us are getting enough sleep... 1:00 AM Sunday, 12:00 AM Last night...

That aside, I cant help but admire the concept of presenting all six star wars movies rendered in legos... and the fact that chewbacca gets to rip lego people apart with his hands...

I've heard the Lego Star Wars is a good game. I've also heard the Lego Indiana Jones game is about the same, just not as good. I'll have to check it out sometime.
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Post  Guest on Tue May 19, 2009 9:27 am

I don't know if I mentioned before, my Wii has been out of commission (so I thought) for more than a month. I thought my youngest (4yo) was playing one of the Strongbad series and it just locked up and wouldn't turn on. Last night I decided to take the advice of a post on a Wii help forum and check the power supply. When I went to retrieve it, found it unplugged. I plugged it in, shazam.

It's amazing how the most basic troubleshooting steps can indeed solve the toughest problems.

Cool cheers lol! geek
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Post  Pez on Tue May 19, 2009 9:49 am

LOL... RTFM, bitch!!

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Post  IrishGuy on Tue May 19, 2009 10:17 am

meta4 wrote:I don't know if I mentioned before, my Wii has been out of commission (so I thought) for more than a month. I thought my youngest (4yo) was playing one of the Strongbad series and it just locked up and wouldn't turn on. Last night I decided to take the advice of a post on a Wii help forum and check the power supply. When I went to retrieve it, found it unplugged. I plugged it in, shazam.

It's amazing how the most basic troubleshooting steps can indeed solve the toughest problems.

Cool cheers lol! geek

So this is why whenever I call a tech. support line, go thru for 20 minutes worth of automated assistance/waiting, then the first thing the person tells me is to make sure the thing is plugged into the wall outlet.

Funny shit though.
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Post  Guest on Tue May 19, 2009 10:50 am

Pez wrote:LOL... RTFM, bitch!!

Youngling...

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Post  Guest on Tue May 19, 2009 10:54 am

IrishGuy wrote:
meta4 wrote:I don't know if I mentioned before, my Wii has been out of commission (so I thought) for more than a month. I thought my youngest (4yo) was playing one of the Strongbad series and it just locked up and wouldn't turn on. Last night I decided to take the advice of a post on a Wii help forum and check the power supply. When I went to retrieve it, found it unplugged. I plugged it in, shazam.

It's amazing how the most basic troubleshooting steps can indeed solve the toughest problems.

Cool cheers lol! geek

So this is why whenever I call a tech. support line, go thru for 20 minutes worth of automated assistance/waiting, then the first thing the person tells me is to make sure the thing is plugged into the wall outlet.

Funny shit though.

I'm glad my wiiware purchases were not lost! Strongbad, World of Goo, Qubello.
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Post  SavoyTruffle on Tue May 19, 2009 4:47 pm

Speaking of Wiis, I need to make some modifications on mine. I tend to use it with my projector more, but the sensor bar can neither reach out to that wall, nor does it sense correctly over the width of the screen. But there should be a way to split it and run it off of batteries (the real sensor is in the Wiimote, after all - the bar just has a couple of IR LEDs). But ah, it sounds like work! jocolor
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Post  Pez on Tue May 19, 2009 5:04 pm

SavoyTruffle wrote:Speaking of Wiis, I need to make some modifications on mine. I tend to use it with my projector more, but the sensor bar can neither reach out to that wall, nor does it sense correctly over the width of the screen. But there should be a way to split it and run it off of batteries (the real sensor is in the Wiimote, after all - the bar just has a couple of IR LEDs). But ah, it sounds like work! jocolor

I cant help but be puzzled that for all the brilliance and advances they put into the Wii that they decided that:
- a blocky rectangle that requires both hands to quickly reach all the buttons is the perfect shape to house their brilliance
- said blocky rectangle is intended to be held in one hand (see point above)
- a game controller that can detect its position in space needs a wire to connect to the nunchuck (think this should be wireless bob?)
- A, B, C, Z, 1, 2, +, -, and a 4 way directional pad is the best set of buttons in the universe

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Post  SavoyTruffle on Tue May 19, 2009 5:28 pm

Pez wrote:
I cant help but be puzzled that for all the brilliance and advances they put into the Wii that they decided that:
- a blocky rectangle that requires both hands to quickly reach all the buttons is the perfect shape to house their brilliance
- said blocky rectangle is intended to be held in one hand (see point above)
- a game controller that can detect its position in space needs a wire to connect to the nunchuck (think this should be wireless bob?)
- A, B, C, Z, 1, 2, +, -, and a 4 way directional pad is the best set of buttons in the universe

Agree on all these, but ESPECIALLY on the wired nunchuck - that gets in the way so often if the game is really active.
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Post  IrishGuy on Tue May 26, 2009 1:52 pm

Pez,

First, why in the hell didn't you put this in the "Video Games" topic?

Second, I went out today at lunch and rented this game. I'll play it tonight as much as my 3 year old will let me and report back tomorrow.
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Post  Guest on Tue May 26, 2009 2:19 pm

Moved to Video Games category.
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Post  Pez on Tue May 26, 2009 2:33 pm

IrishGuy wrote:Pez,

First, why in the hell didn't you put this in the "Video Games" topic?

Second, I went out today at lunch and rented this game. I'll play it tonight as much as my 3 year old will let me and report back tomorrow.

I didn't realize we had one...

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Post  Guest on Tue May 26, 2009 2:39 pm

Pez wrote:I didn't realize we had one...

It's relatively new. Now ya know! Very Happy
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Post  IrishGuy on Wed May 27, 2009 9:45 am

I played the game last night for about an hour and a half. It's prety fun. It took me a while to figure out what I was supposed to be doing. I liked destroying stuff in the pub and collecting the little lego coins though. I rented the game, so it doesn't come with any instructions, plus I haven't seen the newest 3 movies, and the older three I havent seen in probably 18 years or so. (ok, everyone shoot me all at once) I went into "Episode 1" and made it through 3 levels I think. I shall play more tonight.
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Post  Pez on Wed May 27, 2009 10:37 am

IrishGuy wrote:I played the game last night for about an hour and a half. It's prety fun. It took me a while to figure out what I was supposed to be doing. I liked destroying stuff in the pub and collecting the little lego coins though. I rented the game, so it doesn't come with any instructions, plus I haven't seen the newest 3 movies, and the older three I havent seen in probably 18 years or so. (ok, everyone shoot me all at once) I went into "Episode 1" and made it through 3 levels I think. I shall play more tonight.

LOL... I love chopping up Mos Eisley and it's patrons... it's more or less a puzzle game... We made it to Episode 4 (Star Wars)... at one point in Episode 1 you get to do the pod races, which was stupid and crappy in the movie, better In lego.

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Post  Guest on Tue Jun 02, 2009 1:59 pm

Be*t Buy sent me a reward zone certificate so I picked this game up today at lunch for $15. It was regularly $20. I'm looking forward to playing it!

If the kids want to play, I'll have to introduce them to The Emperor!
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Post  IrishGuy on Tue Jun 02, 2009 2:15 pm

meta4 wrote:Be*t Buy sent me a reward zone certificate so I picked this game up today at lunch for $15. It was regularly $20. I'm looking forward to playing it!

If the kids want to play, I'll have to introduce them to The Emperor!

It takes a minute to get the hang of the game layout. I had no instructions, so maybe that's why I say so. Or maybe I'm just stoopid. You start out in the bar/lounge thingy and choose which movie you want to play, Episode 1 thru 6. Then you enter another bar/lounge thingy for that particular movie and the game levels start there. Pez may have some better input for you.
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Post  Pez on Tue Jun 02, 2009 3:56 pm

IrishGuy wrote:
meta4 wrote:Be*t Buy sent me a reward zone certificate so I picked this game up today at lunch for $15. It was regularly $20. I'm looking forward to playing it!

If the kids want to play, I'll have to introduce them to The Emperor!

It takes a minute to get the hang of the game layout. I had no instructions, so maybe that's why I say so. Or maybe I'm just stoopid. You start out in the bar/lounge thingy and choose which movie you want to play, Episode 1 thru 6. Then you enter another bar/lounge thingy for that particular movie and the game levels start there. Pez may have some better input for you.

Nope, thats what I found also... my game had instructions, But any game/app you need to read instructions in order to use is poorly designed. To hell with RTFM... BIFI...

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Post  Guest on Tue Jun 02, 2009 4:12 pm

Pez wrote:Nope, thats what I found also... my game had instructions, But any game/app you need to read instructions in order to use is poorly designed. To hell with RTFM... BIFI...

I find 90%+ of my smackdown material in a manual. afro
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Post  Guest on Fri Jun 12, 2009 12:18 pm

The kids and I have been playing it a lot over the last week or so. The single player game is better sometimes, and the two player "drop out" feature is good for some tricky spots on the maps. IMO, the two player game is a good exercise in sharing and cooperation for the kids when they play together. I'm into episode 6 already, my oldest son has another save game that he uses to try to compete with me. The cut scenes are really funny at times!

It's amazing how easy it is to fly beside my son in the "blow up the death star" level and instead of describing what you have to do to pick up the bombs, I just do it and he catches on right away. With many words, little is said, small deeds speak volumes.
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Post  IrishGuy on Fri Jun 12, 2009 12:46 pm

I was cracking up at the movie clips too. One of them in Episode 1 showed a fighting scene. After they killed a bad guy, the lego guys were walking by and one of them kicked the dead bad guy on the ground. Funny stuff.
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Post  Guest on Fri Jun 12, 2009 12:49 pm

My favorite was when Princess Leia was on the death star when the destroyed her home planet Alderaan... she's got this shocked and sad look on her face and the bad guys pause for a sec and then start cracking up laughing at her.
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Post  Pez on Fri Jun 12, 2009 2:07 pm

LOL... there are some hidden gems of a sense of humor in there... it's a fun game to play for 30-45 mins here and there... and the fact that my wife and I can play together...

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Post  alsoforum on Sun Dec 19, 2010 10:13 pm

I thought my youngest (4yo) was playing one of the Strongbad series and it just locked up and wouldn't turn on. Last night I decided to take the advice of a post on a Wii help forum and check the power supply. When I went to retrieve it, found it unplugged. I plugged it in, shazam.

























































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