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I'm writing this three hours after buying and playing the game for the first time.
I've had a good chance to look through and experience the different options.
The game begins with the main menu, which is in the Jedi Archives with R2D2 and C-3PO explaining the context of the game.
From here, you choose to begin your mission, which starts with a short training mode. From here, you continue with the main game - the 'mission' as it is called.
Other options on the main menu include a Dance-Off competition, which is great fun - and has some witty well-known songs with their titles changed (Going Solo = I'm… Read more
Paul Kliduff's 'Ruinair' was an impulse buy, much like his flight to Kent International (or should that be London Manston) around half way through this book!
The book starts off with numerous quotes from 'Mick', the leader of 'Ruinair'. No prizes for working those ones out...
Kliduff then moves on to a travelogue style, charting his various flights to destinations across Europe. The order of these flights if vaguely chronological, but the book doesn't have an ongoing narrative really. It's more a collection of chapters which could, mostly, be read in any order. There are a few ongoing jokes that refer to earlier incidents, however.
Some of the anecdotes… Read more
I was expecting much from this film, as it was often described to me as a hidden gem of sci-fi.
The concept was great. Enjoy life to the full until 30, but then it must end.
The film itself shows it's age today - especially the model of the city in the opening aerial shot where the water, trees and cars are all plainly models - but it adds to the charm in a way!
The story pans out interetingly, althouth the 'outside' sections could have been expanded upon.
I also thought the ending was too saccharine sweet, and the aftermath of the event at the end could also have been expanded slightly.
Overall though - well worth watching, and I look… Read more