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Old April 30th 11, 18:04   #68
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Re: EpDis: The Legend of the Rangers

Originally Posted by Triple F View Post

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',
You lost me when you said 'You've lost me.' Where did I lose you?

Anyway, the Stargate example isn't entirely fitting, since the 'alien defense chair' is basically just a recliner. Dude sits in it, reclines, and then we cut to SFX shots elsewhere. We don't even get to see what the guy sees, we're just told that it's all fed directly into his brain telepathically. Not really the same thing they were going for in LOTR.
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