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Re: The Art of Video Games at the Smithsonian

by MLew Mon Apr 16, 2012 2:08 pm

noiseredux wrote:
the exhibit is about the ART of video games. Not the history of them.


I'm not talking about a historical impact, I'm talking about a technological impact, which no doubt goes hand n hand with the art these machines are able to create.
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Re: The Art of Video Games at the Smithsonian

by Retronick Mon Apr 16, 2012 2:30 pm

General_Norris wrote:
noiseredux wrote:the exhibit is about the ART of video games. Not the history of them.

Didn't stop them from using LCD screens or only giving historical data on Pac Man instead of explaining the ghost AI :twisted:


I did take issue with the exhibits being displayed on LCDs instead of traditional, interlaced CRTs. I don't see how the ghost AI in Pac Man figures into the aesthetic however.
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Re: The Art of Video Games at the Smithsonian

by TheSSNintendo Mon Apr 23, 2012 6:07 pm

I went there yesterday afternoon before Game 6 between the Caps and Bruins. Got some good pictures of some stuff on my FB. The exhibit was smaller than I expected.
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Re: The Art of Video Games at the Smithsonian

by Mod_Man_Extreme Wed Jul 11, 2012 1:32 am

Me and the wife are hoping to go swing by this before it's out of town. It might not be perfect, but it's a really cool exhibit and we get to check out the rest of DC and the museum too.
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Re: The Art of Video Games at the Smithsonian

by Gunstar Green Sun Jul 15, 2012 5:30 pm

I'm heading to the Smithsonian with my girlfriend in August. It has nothing to do with this exhibit, I forgot it was even going on this year, but I'll probably check it out anyway.
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Re: The Art of Video Games at the Smithsonian

by Erik_Twice Sun Jul 15, 2012 5:54 pm

Please do report on what's on it :D
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Re: The Art of Video Games at the Smithsonian

by dreamcast4ever83 Fri Jul 20, 2012 5:13 am

When I was very you and started collecting we decided that we wanted 2 of everything boxed and unboxed and we were gonna donate to the smithsonian.

OF course still far from it but I have built up quite a comprehensive video game collection Although now that im older really I could not just donate all my stuff away lol but if i had two of everything that was the goal
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