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Old 08-29-2008, 02:51 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by ronnoc10 View Post
I agree too. I grew up with a '1 hour of screen time' rule, and it was a good system. Especially considering that today, you can save your game, and you don't have to start over every time :P
Personally, I'm not a big fan of quotas unless you're going to go totally structured, like my parents did for a long time. Even then, it wasn't as rigid as "you can only play for x period of time". Having days to work on paticular tasks or activities worked pretty well; especially when we did things as a family. However, rigid time restrictions caused many arguments, tantrums and fallouts.
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Old 08-31-2008, 08:05 PM   #32
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My mother found a bunch of boxes in the basement she wanted cleared out of her place to make room for her own stuff. Lo and behold, I found copies of XCom, the original Mechwarrior, my beloved Renegade Legion Interceptor (so mentioned in my damage thread), the original Wing Commander, XWing, the original MS Flight simulator on 5 1/4'' floppy, Logo writer, and the list goes on...Including a copy of the old racing game Death Track, which I believe is probably the actual inspiration for these Death Race least the story line is very similar!
Err, the movie is a remake of the 1975 Death Race 2000, which was based on the short story The Racer by Ib Melchior.
I have a feeling the inspiration is the other way around.
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