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MacGyver Ain't MacGyver

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Hello Dwellers and Welcome To The Basement....

I am a big fan of the original series MacGyver, I have all seven season on DVD.... and I was looking forward to the new series on CBS... but needless to say... I am not thrilled with what I saw tonight....



Prisoners of Conciergerie - Doctor Who Tales From The TARDIS

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Hello Dwellers and Welcome To The Basement… 

Way back on December 12, 2015, I posted the first episode of Tales From The TARDIS… and now we have reached the final episode of the true first season of Doctor Who with part six of The Reign of Terror, ‘Prisoners of Conciergerie’

And let me state this right off the bat here… The Reign of Terror is now officially my favorite Doctor Who story from the first season. Yes The Daleks and The Aztecs gets all the love, and despite Susan having very little to do, The Reign of Terror had near perfect pacing, got the elements of this being a historical story down without getting to bogged down by real history. It is the best story of the 1963-64 season.


So lets get to it, the episode opens with LeMaitre revealing to Jules that he has been the arranging the releases and recapturing of Ian, Susan and Barbara… and that he is in fact James Sterling, a British Spy… and this is actually more of a pun, because of there being a thing c…

Final Exam (Lets Play & Review)

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Hello Dwellers and Welcome To The Basement....

And Yes I do realize I did not do my usual intro in the game play video... not that anyone would notice.. but hey I did!

Anyway, tonight I finally took a crack at Final Exam, a 2.5 Side-scrolling Beat 'Em Up developed by Mighty Rocket Studio and published by Focus Home Interactive. Released in 2013 for the PC, X-Box 360 and Playstation 3, this game had some 'mixed reviews' from the experts, but hey I'm a casual gamer, and a lot of the games I've enjoyed over the years I feel the experts were wrong about... same for the ones they said were good that I got sick in sort order. Also since I am a PC gamer, that is the version of the game I'm reviewing

That said, Final Exam on the surface appears to be your typical side-scrolling beat 'em up, you select one of four characters (each with various starting stats) and make your way through stages, taking out monsters... but there is some light puzzle work, and surprisin…