P671 Teletext 670 Oct 2 21:05:10     THE OPINIONATED PIG ——————————  "Well batter my gums and call  them scampi, I'm ready to rock  da joint once more with yet  more of my trademark made-up fury. "What is it with people in this country? 'b pride ourselves on having a sense of humour and irony and fun, but when it boils down to it we're a big bunch of stuffed-shirts, the pale- skinned nerds of the Western world. "I went to Germany last week to see Discreet Monsters' The Real Never Ending Story. As a consequence, I now think Germans are excellent." ——————————————————————————————————1/5—— FAT SOW OFFERS AN INDEPENDENT OPINION BAMBER: "I AM SO COOL" p152 Reviews Reviews TV Club 140
P671 Teletext 670 Oct 2 21:05:01     THE OPINIONATED PIG ——————————  "Discreet Monsters were by far  the most hospitable hosts I've  ever had the joy to experience  during my time in the games industry. "They were polite, wanted to listen to our ideas for their game, put themselves before us everytime, and knew how to have a laugh. "By contrast, most UK games firm staff are rude, arrogant, believe they know better than you about everything, and want you to die. I dunno... l—ybe Discreet Monsters just felt bad about the war, or something." ——————————————————————————————————2/5—— Pop-o-fun 480 Worming Hour 196 THIS IS THIS: p672 Reviews Reviews TV Club 140
P671 Teletext 679 Oct 2 21:00:10     THE OPINIONATED PIG ——————————   "Take a scoot over to page 672  before reading any further.  You see that review of Nightlong there? You've got to ask why they bother, don't you? "Team 17 was once one of this country's finest developers. What's gone wrong that they're now content to churn out poor versions of other people's games? "Aren't we all sick to the pig guts with the influence of Blade Runner? Can't someone come up with an original vision of the future, please?" ——————————————————————————————————3/5—— FAT SOW OFFERS AN INDEPENDENT OPINION BAMBER: "I AM SO COOL" p152 Reviews Reviews TV Club 140
P671 Teletext 679 Oct 2 21:00:30     THE OPINIONATED PIG ——————————  "Right, games designers, want  some original ideas for your  sci-fi games? Here's Fat Sow's  idea of what the future will be like: Firstly, you can get rid of your skyscrapers and stuff — that's been done to death. "People in the future will be split into two distinct races, one of which is very beautiful and live on the surface of the now-idyllic planet, they're called the Eloms, or something. Then there are the monstrous Horlicks, who live in caves underground. You see — that's not been done before. Easy." ——————————————————————————————————4/5—— Pop-o-fun 480 Worming Hour 196 THIS IS THIS: p672 Reviews Reviews TV Club 140
P671 Teletext 679 Oct 2 21:00:50     PILOT RINGS ——————————————————————————— GamesMaster may be officially dead, but others are moving in to woo its wife. A London-based TV company has made a top-secret pilot of a new video games show, but needs the opinion of Digitiser's elite audience. If you've got a gob like a foghorn, give them a call on 0171 512 5448 and leave your name and daytime telephone number. If you're picked, you'll get a chance to tell the producers how to make a programme you'd want to watch. And quite possibly receive a mystery "special prize". ——————————————————————————————————5/5—— It's Total Entertainment! 400 SEE THE REVIEW: p672 Reviews Reviews TV Club 140