MSX in The Avengers movie

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Par LeandroCorreia

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21-08-2013, 01:11

Something that called my attention when I saw "The Avengers" movie... At the Galaga scene, is the guy playing the MSX version of Galaga? Diferrent from the original arcade game, the version of Galaga he plays has monochrome sprites.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4Fy6AUMv8E

Did anyone notice that?

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Par sd_snatcher

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21-08-2013, 02:15

Definitely it's the MSX version.

(but I didn't watch the movie)

Par LeandroCorreia

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21-08-2013, 13:25

Someone told me it could also be the SG-1000 or Coleco version. Quite possible, since it's an American movie.

Par Guillian

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21-08-2013, 13:48

I noticed the guy playing Galaga and posted about it 1 year ago at "Zona de pruebas"
But I didn't noticed it was the MSX version.

I checked the SG-1000 and the score area is different.
Is there a Coleco version of the game? (Not the one ported from SG-1000)

Par uberjack

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21-08-2013, 17:37

I was sure it was the MSX version as well.

Also, note that "NAMCO" is misspelled in the credits - at least it was in the US theatre version that I attended. It may have been fixed in subsequent releases.

Par Manuel

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21-08-2013, 19:20

[dwangoAC] Quibus: That's interesting - you can't see the starfield in the background, but there is a medal...
[dwangoAC] Heh - I have to go look at my own versions to figure this out Smile
[dwangoAC] Quibus: After looking at the various versions I believe that it is indeed the MSX version

Par Guillian

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21-08-2013, 19:54

@Manuel: In the HD version you can see the starfield.

Par Manuel

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21-08-2013, 20:55

[dwangoAC] Quibus: I compared SG-1000, Atari 7800, and MSX (it's clearly not 2600)

Par uberjack

Master (218)

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21-08-2013, 21:09

I've played other versions, including NES and Arcade. It's none of those - the MSX version is fairly distinctive.

Par KNM

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22-08-2013, 13:19

In the blu-ray deleted scenes, Mark Ruffalo asks Scarlett Johanson if they got a Commodore 64 on his lab...

Par jltursan

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22-08-2013, 20:08

Weird, it's undoubtely the MSX version (compare here for example); but it's not the SFX from original MSX Galaga... oO

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