Reading Rainbow flaring up on KickStarter

This is probably the best news I have heard all month  TV Actor, Internet personality  Levar Burton started a Kickstarter campaign to bring back a project he was previously involved with. Reading Rainbow.  They have raised 3 Million USD already but at 5 Million, We can get RR on video game consoles and streaming devices like the Roku. Finally get it on Android too. I don’t own an Apple iphone or iPad so can’t use the app.

30 days left to go.  Awesome show when it was on TV one of the few reason I  even watched PBS back in the day. Reading time happened a lot more often on that show  than  at my library.

 

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Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist

Trailer #2

 

My added thoughts can be read below

here

 


I’ve been really getting into Beat Hazard

For anyone that doesn’t know Beat Hazard is an arcade spaceship shooter game that uses your own digital music collection. I decided to start tracking my song selection and various other stats and thoughts on how a song affects the space shooter element.

 

 

Post #1

Details can be read here
This my first post and the songs I chose were:

  • Frets of Fury. A remixed Street Fighter II song. The remix can be found onOCRemix
  • For the Smiles of Tomorrow (Anime)

 

Post #2

Details can be read here
The songs I talk about here are:

  • I’ll make a Man out of You. From the movie soundtrack of Disney’s Mulan
  • Riders of Light. A battle theme from the video game Bayonetta

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The 2014 TMNT trailer is out on the Internet

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/ TMNT reboot movie trailer has been released for public viewing. You can read  my initial thoughts/reaction here.


Mega Man The board game gameplay

If you didn’t know about it already, Jasco Games is developing a Mega Man tabletop board game. The video above is prototype gameplay footage showing off Mega Man and Roll going through a few stages and boss battles.

Looks like you can leave gameplay questions in the comments section and have a good chance of getting a response.


A few freezing days

Here in Illinois, we have been experiencing some really cold weather. For the past few days the temps have been below freezing. -14 , -11 and haven’t hit above freezing. This is on top of the several inches of show that we got.

It’s been so bad that none of the local restaurants were willing to deliver and the public schools are closed because of the cold temps.


Don’t use Memtest86 3.x on newer computers

So I was troubleshooting this Toshiba Notebook when I wanted to check if the memory/RAM was in working order. Here comes in Memtest86. The only problem was that I didn’t have a dedicated CD-R boot CD made of the latest release.

I used an old version of Memtest86 it was version 3.3 or something. It loaded and ran the tests. Saw the CPU as a Intel Pentium III @ 2.0 Ghz.  In actuallity the CPU was an Intel Pentium Dual core @ 2.10 Ghz