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PDC World Championship Darts: ProTour - Move Compatible (PS3)
PDC World Championship Darts: ProTour - Move Compatible (PS3)
Offered by FUN-N-MORE
Price: £39.90

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars yep, the best darts game ever, but..., 20 Aug 2012
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...only needs one thing to make it perfect: allowing using L2/R2 instead of L1/R1 to release the dart (when using the regular PS3 controller, not the Move version). There is no way to remap the controls, an unbelievable mistake not to provide this.

Lets face it, it is much easier on the fingers to use the handy, easy to reach '2' buttons instead of the '1'. I have to quit after fifteen minutes to get a rest in the digits.

Otherwise this game is a classic!

EDIT:

A few words to beginners, playing without Move controller, this is my second day with the game and using max controller help I can usually hit 180. The game will be much tougher at the higher levels (less controller help).

Example, first learning the basics: Use max controller help, chose Whitlock, shoot treble 20: pull back the dart so that bottom of his thumb just barely reaches the black shadow on bottom/side of his nose. Double 20 pull back dart until thumb bottom is just *barely* below the same spot (this is a tiny bit longer throwing stroke). Double 19: pull back until thumb is exactly at his eye level. Treble 19: pull back until thumb is lined up with bottom eyelid (below the eye). Anywhere in side 11: Notice the lower on the board the target is, the shorter the throwing stroke must be. Therefore the stroke should be between the nose shadow and the bottom eyelid, about half way.

For each player you use, find the spot on hand and face to align the throw in the same way.


The Lost Men: The Harrowing Story of Shackleton's Ross Sea Party
The Lost Men: The Harrowing Story of Shackleton's Ross Sea Party
by Kelly Tyler-Lewis
Edition: Paperback
Price: £7.99

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This story has been told before...., 15 Jun 2011
...by Lionel Bicknel, in SHACKLETON'S FORGOTTEN MEN. But Bicknel did not have available the first hand Ross party diaries which Tyler-Lewis unearthed in his travels. Nor the long lost film which T-L uncovered. That alone makes this book (The Lost Men) the better one.

I have read many polar exploration books, one of my favorite subjects. There is none which I enjoyed better than this one.

2) Next is 'In the Land of the White Death' by Albanov. Albanov's amazing escape trek from the Brusilove expedition whose ship froze in the Northwest Passage (actually two survived). Nobody would have believed such a wild tale except they had to because he came back alive while those who remained on board perished.

3) And 'Weird and Tragic Shores" which is Loomis' bio of the life of Charles Francis Hall of which the NY Times wrote: "Loomis conjures flesh and blood from the flimsy old journals and lifts the story from the pincers of the pack ice into the warm, fathomless and infinitely more thrilling realm of the human spirit".

4) Which book (a biography) was found in more American homes in the years right after the civil war (except for the Bible of course). The one of arctic explorer Charles Francis Kane. Not Lincoln, Lee, or Grant! (Source: Loomis' book about Hall).


Spaghetti Westerns Collection : Fistful of Dollars / For a Few Dollars More / The Good, The Bad and the Ugly [DVD]
Spaghetti Westerns Collection : Fistful of Dollars / For a Few Dollars More / The Good, The Bad and the Ugly [DVD]
Dvd ~ Clint Eastwood

2 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Leone made a second trilogy., 13 Mar 2008
The second trilogy also had an almost silent, nicknamed, Eastwood like character:
1) Once Upon a Time in the West, Charles Bronson, with Henry Fonda, Jason Robards, Claudia Cardinale. Set in the middle 1880's, usually considered Leone's best.
2) Once Upon a Time the Revolution (C'era una volta la rivoluzione)(but released as A Fistful of Dynamite, and alternately as Duck,You Sucker!) Charles Bronson with Rod Steiger. 1910's-1920's. A real favorite of mine, very political movie.
3) Once Upon a Time in America, Robert Di Niro with James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Tuesday Weld. 1910's-1940's. A masterpiece gangster film.
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