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Old April 30th 11, 16:36   #67
Triple F
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 228
Re: EpDis: The Legend of the Rangers

Originally Posted by Republibot 3.0 View Post
Originally Posted by Triple F View Post
Basically cost and execs thinking the viewer couldn’t get the idea of a chair!! Amazing. (Not sure if the calm approach would have worked either)
Not exactly: It'd be a chair that has to spin in 3 dimensions, which is pretty expensive to build, and they were on a threadbare budget as it was.
Yeaaaaahhhhh . . . . . . . that would be the cost bit, and here's a touch of the exec bit.

Originally Posted by Chris Wren
But the concept was also an extremely difficult sell at the time, not only to the network but
some of the artists and crew as well. Today of course, the idea of someone sitting
in a chair and manipulating complex weapons systems is commonplace (Atlantis)
but way back in the year 2000 it was thought the audience would find the scenario boring and confusing!
You've lost me when you said 'not exactly',
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