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Forum: Off Topic 07-06-2020, 11:50 AM
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Posted By Mazryonh
Ennio Morricone, a famous film composer and...

Ennio Morricone, a famous film composer and frequently heard in spaghetti westerns, has passed away at 91...
Forum: Off Topic 06-06-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4,474
Views: 1,345,300
Posted By Mazryonh
A June 2020 video...

A June 2020 video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPcE6ntq35U) of the SWAT-police-centric Ready Or Not is not looking very promising. SWAT 4 (the last serious attempt at a SWAT police simulator)...
Forum: Off Topic 06-06-2020, 08:27 PM
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Views: 392,954
Posted By Mazryonh
I was taking issue with what you said about...

I was taking issue with what you said about machine learning and sensor capabilities. And you needn't be so quick to judge. We all have issues we like to talk about.

Anyway, would we be even...
Forum: Off Topic 06-04-2020, 10:01 PM
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Views: 392,954
Posted By Mazryonh
It doesn't change the fundamental issues though,...

It doesn't change the fundamental issues though, such as the blurring of accountability when things go wrong, or the fact that such autonomous hardware may end up being more expensive to run and...
Forum: Off Topic 05-23-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 392,954
Posted By Mazryonh
And I was just busy killing Skynet quite a few...

And I was just busy killing Skynet quite a few times while developing my page for Terminator: Resistance. However, I wouldn't be so quick to say that these new drones are revolutionary. Here are two...
Forum: imfdb 05-23-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By Mazryonh
I'd love to help, but my pages are almost all...

I'd love to help, but my pages are almost all from PC games that allow for screencapping either from the launcher or an external application. I don't understand why screencapping for purposes like...
Forum: Off Topic 05-14-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By Mazryonh
So essentially they can fill in for a military...

So essentially they can fill in for a military advisor's role if the production doesn't already have one? Then again, not all productions are lucky to have veterans on hand to provide advice and...
Forum: Off Topic 05-12-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By Mazryonh
Good to see that the professionals are taking...

Good to see that the professionals are taking note, then. Are they also making sure that actors who don't necessarily know their way around guns get the proper training and know-how should the...
Forum: Just Guns 05-11-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 343
Posted By Mazryonh
Lightbulb The Firearms Guide releases its 11th Edition

This vast reference work has recently released its 11th edition (https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2020/05/11/firearms-guide-11th-edition/). I wonder if it will be useful to some of the...
Forum: Off Topic 05-11-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By Mazryonh
How would we know that IMFDb played a part in it,...

How would we know that IMFDb played a part in it, though? Do we have people actually saying they looked up the database in order to ensure accurate representations of firearms in media they're...
Forum: Off Topic 05-10-2020, 12:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By Mazryonh
Thumbs up Inaccuracies about guns in video games are getting some pushback

Nice to see more content creators on youtube educating the public about how guns in video games are inaccurately portrayed, such as this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNHIrA84dlg
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Forum: Just Guns 01-31-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,235
Posted By Mazryonh
You'd think that with the poor financial...

You'd think that with the poor financial performance of Colt and how many times they've been to the brink of bankruptcy they'd have a major reorganization and/or major re-evaluation of their...
Forum: Off Topic 01-29-2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 4,474
Views: 1,345,300
Posted By Mazryonh
There are fan reviews that take issue with the...

There are fan reviews that take issue with the mainstream media's views on the game, like this one (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9z_MLcYWcA). Regardless, I think it deserves inclusion on the wiki...
Forum: Off Topic 01-29-2020, 12:24 AM
Replies: 4,474
Views: 1,345,300
Posted By Mazryonh
Is anyone here going to do a page for the...

Is anyone here going to do a page for the Terminator: Resistance game? There are some realistic-looking firearms there (amongst the Phased Plasma Rifles in the 40 Watt Range) and the game itself is...
Forum: Guns & Movies 08-06-2018, 03:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,528
Posted By Mazryonh
Well what do you know, something similar to what...

Well what do you know, something similar to what the original poster proposed has already happened. South Korea recently made a live-action remake of Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade and called it Illang:...
Forum: Guns & Movies 06-14-2018, 04:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,528
Posted By Mazryonh
A lot of people didn't like the Ghost in the...

A lot of people didn't like the Ghost in the Shell live action adaptation because the actress who portrayed Major Motoko Kusanagi wasn't Japanese or even recognizably East Asian. Technically, the...
Forum: Guns & Movies 06-08-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,528
Posted By Mazryonh
Your initial suggestion was that this adaptation...

Your initial suggestion was that this adaptation take the form of an HBO series. Itami being Japanese might be less jarring if he was part of a multinational team of characters (maybe some training...
Forum: Guns & Movies 06-05-2018, 03:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,528
Posted By Mazryonh
Low attention span? Isn't Game of Thrones one of...

Low attention span? Isn't Game of Thrones one of HBO's biggest hits in a while, with a very large cast of characters? I think the general American audience can in fact handle a cast that large if...
Forum: Guns & Movies 06-04-2018, 01:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,528
Posted By Mazryonh
It might get made anyway if someone sees it as a...

It might get made anyway if someone sees it as a way to stir patriotism, either American or Japanese. The author is a right-winger, and there is still nationalist sentiment in Japan. Is this video...
Forum: Guns & Movies 06-02-2018, 04:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,528
Posted By Mazryonh
It's not uncommon for these kinds of stories to...

It's not uncommon for these kinds of stories to ignore or downplay American involvement. If you look at the wiki page for Brotherhood of War, a film based on the Korean War, only the North Korean and...
Forum: Guns & Movies 05-20-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,528
Posted By Mazryonh
Thinking about this again, I think you missed my...

Thinking about this again, I think you missed my point about Rory. She's a bit of a cultural in-joke among the Japanese. Her name "Rory" is an actual name in English but it's also a pun on how looks...
Forum: Just Guns 05-17-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 48,489
Posted By Mazryonh
There are a lot of people in high places who...

There are a lot of people in high places who expect a "peace dividend" to be available after every major conflict where funds can be diverted from the armed forces without compromising their...
Forum: Just Guns 05-10-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 48,489
Posted By Mazryonh
You're forgetting something important. 10mm Auto,...

You're forgetting something important. 10mm Auto, unless loaded with penetrators, can't penetrate Level IIIA body armour. The same "just in case our rounds go astray into one of our guys" factor...
Forum: Just Guns 05-10-2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 48,489
Posted By Mazryonh
The point remains that unlike Moore's Law, human...

The point remains that unlike Moore's Law, human bodies have remained as vulnerable as ever to ballistic trauma. That's why killing people with those weapons is just as viable as it was centuries...
Forum: Just Guns 04-28-2018, 05:08 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 48,489
Posted By Mazryonh
Betamax? "Be kind, rewind!" But seriously,...

Betamax? "Be kind, rewind!"

But seriously, aren't you glad electronic trends like Moore's Law (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moore%27s_law) don't apply to the laws of ballistics (which are the...
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