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The Last Hope

Posted by Sir Voltex the Blue , Apr 03 2012 · 42 views

Aw yeah it's finally out

now to wait like forever until I can read it


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New Blog

Posted by Sir Voltex the Blue , in Life, BZPower Apr 02 2012 · 35 views

I have felt the need recently to return to my assorted Socks that may or may not belong to me (ok fine, I stole some from Luna), but I still have this raging desire to

BURN THE NETHER OUT OF EVERY SINGLE THING IN THE UNIVERSE!!!

so I have thus decided to

BURN THE NETHER OUT OF EVERY SINGLE SOCK THAT I OWN OR STOLE!!!

and it is wonderful.


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I'm The Godfather

Posted by Sir Voltex the Blue , Mar 28 2012 · 29 views

In Mafia 2.5 guys. It's me.


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The Hunger Games Review

Posted by Sir Voltex the Blue , in Reviews, Film/Shows Mar 27 2012 · 47 views

The film was pretty good. I could've done with A LOT less shaky camera work during the action/fight scenes and more detail, but I also get that part of it was because the film had to be PG. - WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD

Pros:
  • The added behind-the-scenes scenes featuring Seneca Crane and the subplot around him as he tried to keep President Snow and the viewers happy despite the actions of Katniss was amazing. Honestly, I'm going to go back and read the book and miss not having these scenes in there. I enjoyed them in and of themselves, but I also thought that they were a brilliant way to give viewers a break every now and then from the consistently shaky, dirty, foresty setting of The Hunger Games themselves.
  • Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen: I think she did a very good job of portraying Katniss. In addition, I really enjoyed watching Haymitch and Cinna too. Seneca Crane was, as stated before, also a fun character to see on the screen. Too bad they had to kill him off.
  • The District 11 uprising after Rue's death; although it's another thing they added that wasn't in the book (not that we would've known about it had it occured anyway), I think it shows just how close to the edge District 11 is, and will add more tension during the visit there that Katniss must make in Catching Fire.
  • The portrayal of the Capitol-Although not strictly what the books described, I think it was a good blend of super futuristic and modern technology, yet it still contrasted starkly against Districts 11 and 12.
Cons:
  • Primrose Everdeen; I felt like they made her far too frail and... wimpy, I suppose. I don't remember Prim ever being like that in the books, not even in The Hunger Games.
  • The lack of Thresh and Foxface- both were mentioned several times in the book, and I think it would've been neat if we'd seen shots of Foxface hidden in the background, following other tributes and perhaps a scene or two of Thresh doing whatever he was doing.
  • Peeta still has a certificate of ownership for both legs, despite the fact that the book clearly states he lost a leg. I'm not sure what could be done with this plot wise, but I guess it could always be said in Catching Fire that it had to be removed later on.
Final Score: 8.5/10.

The film did a masterful job of capturing the feel of the book and did admirably following the plot. In addition, the brand new subplot starring game maker Seneca Crane manages to add a lot to the movie. However, several character portrayals were not done how they should have been, or simply didn't receive enough screentime.

Despite my complaints, I think the score above says that you should all see this movie, especially if you have read the book already. This was one of the most anticipated films of 2012 for a reason, and it'll be remembered as one of the best.


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Revised Autobots For Transformers 4

Posted by Sir Voltex the Blue , in Film/Shows Mar 26 2012 · 61 views

Optimus Prime - Peterbilt 379 Semi-Trailer Truck – Blue, Red
Ratchet - Search and Rescue Hummer H2 – Red, White
Bumblebee – Chevrolet Camaro SS – Black, Yellow

Mudflap – Chevrolet Spark – Black, Orange
Skids – Chevrolet Spark – Black, Lime Green
Arcee - Buell Firebolt XB12R Motorcycle – Dark Pink, Black
Sideswipe – 2013 Corvette 427 Convertible – Silver, Dark Gray
Jolt – Chevrolet Volt – Steel Blue, Black
Wheelie – Toy Monster Truck – Blue

Brains – Lenovo Thinkpad – Blue, Silver
Roadbuster – Chevrolet Impala Nascar – Dark Green, White
Topspin – Chevrolet Impala Nascar – Blue, Black
Leadfoot – Chevrolet Impala Nascar – Red, White
Mirage – Ferrari 458 Italia – Red
Roller – Cybertronian Lunar Rover – White, Gold

Skyhammer- Mil Mi-24 Helicopter – Steel Blue, White
Air Raid – Modified AWAC Boeing E-3 Sentry – Bright Green, Black
Warpath – M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank – Maroon
Highbrow – Stylized Lockheed Martin P-38 Lightning – Dark Green, Teal
Amp
Target
Sarge

Is this list better? :P
If I feel up to it, I will write my own version of Dark of the Moon that will make some of these characters being in there make more sense (namely, the Twins and Arcee. And perhaps Jolt too). I have my own little movie continuity inside my head that might actually be brought into being if you guys enjoy Transformers 4.

Also, I'm currently looking for titles. As of right now I'm leaning towards "More than Meets the Eye", but if you have a better suggestion feel free to comment.


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Name Changes

Posted by Sir Voltex the Blue , in BZPower Mar 25 2012 · 47 views

All my display names so far:

iBrow Hearts Luna-Kermit the Pyro-Feb 28 2012
iBrony-iBrow Hearts Luna-Jan 13 2012 08:54 PM
ibrow-iBrony-Nov 29 2011 08:40 PM
The iBrow Classic-ibrow-Oct 13 2011 10:59 PM
Freelancer iBrow-The iBrow Classic-Apr 13 2011 06:03 PM
ibrow-Freelancer iBrow-Jan 13 2011 07:47 PM
Globin-ibrow-Oct 15 2010 04:20 PM
ibrow-Globin-Jul 17 2010 02:19 PM
007lewa-ibrow-Mar 20 2009 08:16 PM

It's that time again- the period two-three weeks before I can change my name and I begin thinking about what my next display name will be. This time around I'm looking for something with Portal or something with Xenoblade Chronicles. Ideas?

Name Change will occur March 13th.


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Transformers 4 Decepticon Line-Up

Posted by Sir Voltex the Blue , Mar 23 2012 · 78 views

-Unicron
-Galvatron
-Starscream
-Blackout
-Bonecrusher

-Soundwave
-Grindor

-Shockwave
-Driller
-Crankcase
-Crowbar
-Hatchet

-Kickback
-Toxin
-Blitzwing
-Dirge
-Scourge


There are reasons... also, prologue coming tomorrow or Sunday.


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Transformers 4 Autobot Line-Up

Posted by Sir Voltex the Blue , Mar 23 2012 · 64 views

-Optimus Prime
-Ratchet
-Bumblebee

-Mudflap
-Skids
-Arcee
-Elita-1
-Sideswipe
-Jolt
-Wheelie

-Mirage
-Wheeljack
-Roadbuster
-Topspin
-Leadfoot
-Dino
-Brains

-Ultra Magnus
-Cliffjumper
-Skyhammer
-Seaspray
-Amp
-Target
-Sarge


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Join Mafia 2.5 In Games And Trivia

Posted by Sir Voltex the Blue , Mar 22 2012 · 49 views

It has 40 spots, 13 of which must still be filled. Awesome people are playing. And I need some more new awesome people to ally with, or even old awesome people that haven't been on/played in awhile to ally with.
*coughMaynopleasecomebackcough*


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Rpg Contest 23

Posted by Sir Voltex the Blue , Mar 21 2012 · 30 views

Currently my primary votes are going towards Trapped in a Map, Dreamland: Awakening, and Day Run: The Garden.

Secondary vote is going to Rust, and one other undecided RPG.