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Re: Ninjas & Me: An Adam Dravian Retrospective
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2014, 01:31:06 PM »
The fact that it's left up to my imagination just how graphically brutal the ninja's chest is torn apart by the blade makes it all the more horrific.

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« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2014, 02:48:27 PM »
It drives me crazy, I know I played some Ninja beat'em-up with the Ninja Gaiden Game Over screen, but it's a giant spike being lowered into the character's chest. I had played it at some rest stop - apparently Fatal Fury 3 has one similar, but it didn't look familiar when I watched it.

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« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2014, 07:13:54 PM »
I was really into ninjas when I was a kid too.  It spurred me into learning Karate and winning several championships.  And it inspired you to write, which I guess is pretty cool.

I never played "Ninja" for NES because it sorta looked boring, but I played plenty of Ninja Gaiden.  Yeah, that game was a bit challenging.  I beat it though.

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« Reply #4 on: July 31, 2014, 03:29:52 AM »
We had a commodore 64! Come to think of it, it had a ninja game but I guess I was a little too young to figure out how to do this at the time.

I only know Ninja Gaiden from the Xbox game though, which I loved to bits. We didn't get any arcade halls where I'm from..
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Re: Ninjas & Me: An Adam Dravian Retrospective
« Reply #5 on: July 31, 2014, 10:31:50 AM »
The Halloween pics made me think of this: will you and Jessica be characters from 198X this Halloween? Seems like that should totally happen.

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Re: Ninjas & Me: An Adam Dravian Retrospective
« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2014, 10:21:20 AM »
Like the guy who gets shot in this scene? (Peter Jackson)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_BK-kuQ-Fo
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Re: Ninjas & Me: An Adam Dravian Retrospective
« Reply #7 on: August 01, 2014, 05:15:37 PM »
It drives me crazy, I know I played some Ninja beat'em-up with the Ninja Gaiden Game Over screen, but it's a giant spike being lowered into the character's chest. I had played it at some rest stop - apparently Fatal Fury 3 has one similar, but it didn't look familiar when I watched it.

Maybe it's the one from Final Fight 3. You can see an animated gif of it (and several other continue screens) in this Kotaku article: http://kotaku.com/the-most-amazing-video-game-continue-screens-472642965

The Halloween pics made me think of this: will you and Jessica be characters from 198X this Halloween? Seems like that should totally happen.

Heh. I'm sure it'll happen eventually. Maybe not this year.

I know that when we do convention appearances, Jessica has talked about getting dressed up in '80s exercise wear. I'm sure she'll look both hot and completely stupid. Just the way I like 'em.  ;)

Like the guy who gets shot in this scene? (Peter Jackson)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_BK-kuQ-Fo

Heh, I wonder how hard it was for Jackson to cut his own cameo from the theatrical version of Return of the King. But yeah, don't be totally shocked if I put some kind of self-insert cameo into the comic at some point.
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Re: Ninjas & Me: An Adam Dravian Retrospective
« Reply #8 on: August 02, 2014, 06:30:43 AM »
I'm sure she'll look both hot and completely stupid. Just the way I like 'em.  ;)

This is strangely disturbing..
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Re: Ninjas & Me: An Adam Dravian Retrospective
« Reply #9 on: August 03, 2014, 12:35:01 AM »
Hey man, don't judge.  ;D

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Re: Ninjas & Me: An Adam Dravian Retrospective
« Reply #10 on: August 11, 2014, 12:25:51 AM »
I am a fan of your army ninja costume. The 80s Mickey beside you somehow completes the scene.