Nice little RG video on BBC....

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Nice little RG video on BBC....

Post by Bub&Bob » Thu Nov 10, 2011 7:30 am

....about the Vintage Video Games expo in Paris.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-15663883

Question though - at around 1:12 there is a cool display of machines running Bubble Bobble. The second display looks like the speccy version but is that a ZX81 underneath?
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Re: Nice little RG video on BBC....

Post by Antiriad2097 » Thu Nov 10, 2011 1:36 pm

Yes. The lineup is original Gameboy, ZX81, C64 and NES. Which is a bit weird if its showing Bubble Bobble systems.

Wonder if Pix n Love have anything on display? If nothing else they could have a good sales outlet at the museum shop.
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Re: Nice little RG video on BBC....

Post by Bub&Bob » Thu Nov 10, 2011 3:29 pm

Thought so - thats a shame it was mocked up with emu's probably running
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Re: Nice little RG video on BBC....

Post by Budly Moore » Thu Nov 10, 2011 4:13 pm

Sounds like an interesting exhibition, I've always been more interested in the art direction in video games rather then the the whole 'videogames are art' debate. Has it never occured to anyone that 'games' (regardless of the medium employed) have been around since the beginning of humanity and have never had to justify there existence as art till now?
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Post by Jonathan » Thu Nov 10, 2011 6:13 pm

It's a ZX81, but something isn't quite right, there's something proud of the surface. I suspect it might have a FileSixty keyboard or similar.
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