Talk:Workin' on the Game

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[edit] BASIC program

I couldn't quite tell what the command on line 5 is. It looks a whole lot like "MORE", but that's not a BASIC command as far as I know. Since it's possible TBC weren't being strictly accurate here, I went ahead and put it, but I'm interested to know if others see the same thing. Also, the last line looks like it contains a "9". — It's dot com 18:21, 5 May 2008 (UTC)

That's what I see too, as best as I can tell. I'll have another look at it later, though I'm not sure if my eyes will be any more powerful then... Trey56 18:26, 5 May 2008 (UTC)
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It's the best I can see too. The only alternative that comes up is "HOME" instead of "MORE", but that wouldn't really be any better? -- Mithent 19:01, 5 May 2008 (UTC)
Actually, yes, that would be much better. HOME, unlike MORE, is a BASIC command, which clears the screen and is (was) often used as the first line of a program. Granted, the word is very difficult to make out on the angled screen, but I think it's much more likely to be HOME than MORE, given that the former actually makes sense as the first line of a program, and the latter doesn't. -Alun Clewe 21:09, 5 May 2008 (UTC)
That sounds convincing to me — I'll change it. Trey56 21:14, 5 May 2008 (UTC)
No doubt in my mind that that says HOME - and that makes way more sense -JamesDean
Shows how good my BASIC is that I didn't know it was a command! -- Mithent 23:57, 5 May 2008 (UTC)
Shouldn't be too hard to make yourself believe it though. Wasn't CLRHOME a command in a very familiar program we use? CMD also clears the screen when in CMD (COMMAND in DOS.) ColdReactive
HOME is speficially an AppleSoft BASIC command that clears the screen. Danny Lilithborne 05:27, 6 May 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Pink shirt guy really sounds like Coach Z.

Yep, he does.

-Alex H.

Remember, it's one voice actor doing almost all of the voices. Some are going to inevitably sound similar. --Jay (Talk) 20:34, 5 May 2008 (UTC)

[edit] SpaceM'n

In the remarks section, someone noted that spaceman is pronounced, spacem'n. so why is this not reflected in the transcript? joshr915 (talk) 22:23, 5 May 2008 (UTC)

It seems that we don't usually put -m'n in the transcript, based on other examples linked off the "Man" pronounced as "m'n" page. But we could change it if it's thought to be better that way, I guess? -- Mithent 00:00, 6 May 2008 (UTC)
I think it should be spacem'n -JamesDean

[edit] Robot Chicken?

When the guy in blue sings his "good graphics song", it sounds almost exactly like Robot Chicken's end theme.

Am I crazy, or would this be a good reference to add to the wiki page?

No, I Don't think it's very appropriate to put on this wiki. Most children don't even know what Robot Chicken is. Good guess, though.
Uhh...I haven't compared the two, but nonetheless(sp?), it wouldn't be "inappropriate" to put that sort of sighting. Most children probably don't know what Newground is, but we link to that (way too much). Just sayin', DevonM(talkยทcont-ribs) 04:32, 11 May 2008 (UTC)
I just compared the two, and I didn't think they were too similar. It did sound sort of like the RC theme song, but I think TBC (or, more specifically Mike Chapman) were just imitating stereotypical 1980s games' intro music.

Yeah. First, it isn't inappropriate to note stuff just because "children" won't get it. TBC have said this isn't mainly intended for kids, it's just kid-friendly for the most part. Second, there's no match, so no specific reference. And let's all sign the comments, k? Qermaq - (T/C) Image:Qermaqsigpic.png 14:18, 11 May 2008 (UTC)

[edit] "The Graphics Song"

I think that that song he sings will probably be put in the game. Does anyone agree? Should we mention this? Jezzamon 08:01, 10 May 2008 (UTC)

Probably not, as at the moment, it's just speculation. See WP:NOTCRYSTAL. --videlectrix.pngENUSY discussionitem_icon.gif user.gifmail_icon.gif 10:08, 10 May 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Wardrobe Change

The two programmers switch shirts between the initial image and the easter egg. The bossman, played by Matt, is originally in blue but then in pink, and the graphicsman (Mike) is shown first in pink, then in blue.

[edit] Heart computer?

The article says "Art Computer", but I'm pretty sure it's "Heart computer", IE the Apple looks like a heart. Anyone? Anyone?

Art computer makes more sense. He's making art, therefor he needs an art computer. Simple as that. Elcool (talk)(contribs) 11:32, 23 May 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Wii Remote

So, seriously. Why is the the Wii remote described as wiimote? Is Wii remote not the official Nintendo name? I tried righting this wrong, but someone changed it back. Pointy King (Talk | contribs) 04:02, 8 September 2008 (UTC) (left unsigned)

The Wii Remote IS the official name, but the fact is that the shorthand word Wiimote is more widely accepted and therefore the "Unofficial-Official name". Hope this helps. OpenSourceGreg 04:31, 26 April 2009 (UTC)
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