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Colin YNWA

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Prog 2064 - Return of the Mac!
« on: 13 January, 2018, 08:09:58 pm »
Love it, good line up at the moment but this Prog all of the stories are turning it to 11. Absolutely cracking episodes.

I'll start with Bad Company , which has been a little fly in the line-up ointment at the moment, not feeling it before, this Prog, regardless of my same issues still being there, not quite getting the theme yet, I loved this episode for what it was. Just good, violent, classic tooth fun. Well crafted and glorious in it energy.

Back to the rest then in order. Dredd had a very satisfying ending to this episode of the Russian Odyessy we now fine ourselves in. The story revealed its cards well, had a glorious resolution for Salada, just brillant. AND it still finds space to set up the next stage. Just brilliant, quite brilliant and testament to something yet to be discussed that its not the highlight of the Prog.

Savage continues to play with its fantastically uneasy relationship. No one trusts each other, we don't know if Savage can trust Nika, he certainly doesn't trust himself. What are the 'allied' scienctist doing in the there? We know Uncle Pat doesn't trust scienctists. The central relationship in this story is just played so well and those other touches (well got over the science thing Uncle Pat) just add spice to the mix AND its a thrill packed delight at the end.

Good as all this is Brass Sun is the absolute shining light on this illuminated Prog. Its lacks action and kick of the other thrills, all of them, but it doing that it stands out and really takes the time to let the character drama breathe, get into you and like all the other thrills this week has a smackin' cliffhanger to pull you back in next week. Just perfect and in the context of of this weeks Prog the best of the best.

ABC Warriors is probably the weakest thrill this week and I still enjoyed it immensely. Loved the way Clint Langley used the visual cues handed to him by Uncky Patty and uses them to such effect. Its a fun story and while are writer does hit us over the head again with some of his ideas, lacking any subtly this does work in the context of this hyperbolic series. Its really good fun.

So yeah this is a real standout Prog. All the thrills avoid any mid story lull and just knock it out the park. The best thing is that each one of the, each one, has a fantastic last page and cliffhanger to absolutely pull you back next week. I'd be amazed if this was the prog that any didn't come back for more from its just a masterclass in pulling you back next week.

... just watch some bugger say, that's it I've had enough I'm done with the Prog now!

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Re: Prog 2064 - Return of the Mac!
« Reply #1 on: 13 January, 2018, 09:57:25 pm »
That's it I've had enough I'm done with the Prog now!
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Re: Prog 2064 - Return of the Mac!
« Reply #2 on: 13 January, 2018, 11:03:12 pm »
Quality review, BMC....care to elaborate, or should I not ask?
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Re: Prog 2064 - Return of the Mac!
« Reply #3 on: 14 January, 2018, 06:38:24 am »
I think it might be a joke in reaction to the last line of mine (review that is).

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« Reply #5 on: 14 January, 2018, 11:00:57 am »
Even though I think bringing back Bad Company was a mistake that is a great cover!

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Re: Prog 2064 - Return of the Mac!
« Reply #6 on: 14 January, 2018, 11:51:38 am »
I think it might be a joke in reaction to the last line of mine (review that is).

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Re: Prog 2064 - Return of the Mac!
« Reply #7 on: 14 January, 2018, 12:18:54 pm »
I think it might be a joke in reaction to the last line of mine (review that is).

Yes it was & I apologise for any confusion caused.

Everything in the Prog is top notch (even Savage & ABC warriors  :o). I'll start posting my review once I'm on my laptop!!!
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