* Posts by niceshirt_fenix

3 posts • joined 3 Jun 2013

Sega’s Out Run: Even better than the wheel thing

niceshirt_fenix

I used to cycle across town with my paper round wages to pump into the moving Outrun machine in Stonehaven arcade - 40p! Those days the arcades had way better games than the home experience. I'm sure that machine was set to hard as f**k, I never got past stage 3.

Used to love the one day in the Xmas holidays when the arcade owners opened all day with the games for free. Big queue for Outrun though.

Boffin says astronauts could hitch to Jupiter on passing asteroids

niceshirt_fenix

Re: Or you could go back to an old idea

"And use the Orion nuclear pulse drive from the 1950s. That could in theory shift a 1,600 tonne payload out to Jupiter and back."

It is the best propulsion system that we can make. Just need shedloads of bombs. Oh wait, I think the power-that-be have a bit of a surplus...

Ex-Microsoft man plans brand of consumer marijuana 'fine cigars'

niceshirt_fenix
Windows

Windows of Perception

New Toke-nology

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