As a kid, I may have watched War Games a few too many times. In all my re-watchings, though, I do not believe I consciously noticed the incidental scene at about 1h:11m in which the camera pans around the WOPR computer. During a recent rewatching at a friend’s house, I noted that scene where the … Continue reading Is that a WOPR in your pocket?
How I failed the WarTron application and the fun I had in so doing [Updated x 2]
It looks as if WarTron will be the next incarnation of “The Game.” If you are not familiar with The Game – no, not that movie with Michael Douglas – it is, in brief, a weekend-long road trip in which you solve puzzles to reach particular destinations. “Race” is probably a little more apt than … Continue reading How I failed the WarTron application and the fun I had in so doing [Updated x 2]
The Game Grid is powered by Unix
I first saw the most recent Tron Legacy trailer when jwz posted the video a week ago. I remember seeing the brief scene when the kid is looking at the computer console and being mainly focused on the on-screen keyboard. “Oh yeah, I remember that from the original Tron. They had iPad keyboards long before … Continue reading The Game Grid is powered by Unix