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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian09 Sep 2021 9:49 a.m. PST

You were asked – TMP link

Have you ever gamed a scenario inspired by a Time Tunnel episode?

68% said "no, I've not played a game based on Time Tunnel"
22% said "inspired by the what?"
5% said "yes, I've played a game based on Time Tunnel"

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP09 Sep 2021 12:14 p.m. PST

Ah, but they are a very discerning 5%

HMS Exeter09 Sep 2021 12:19 p.m. PST

Now, a Time Bandits game, that would be a corker…

RETURNNNNNNN,….THE MAP…

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP09 Sep 2021 12:24 p.m. PST

That's a relief. I'd have worried if it had gotten as high as 10%.

Personal logo Narratio Supporting Member of TMP09 Sep 2021 7:15 p.m. PST

And the next set of questions are – "Have you ever gamed a scenario inspired by a Land of the Giants / Lost in Space / Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea.

Of course, the answer to that/those questions, if you're an old fart like myself, would have been a resounding yes. Oh, the '70's…

Bob Hume09 Sep 2021 8:16 p.m. PST

I used to love those shows. Think what they could do with those with todays technology. The Netflix, Lost In Space is great.

zircher10 Sep 2021 7:46 a.m. PST

Time Tunnel, pondered it. Land of the Giants, been there, ran that. "It's an arch on one side and a mouse hole on the other."

Personal logo John the OFM Supporting Member of TMP11 Sep 2021 10:06 p.m. PST

It's easy to game "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea".
Have the Seaview rock back and forth, while the crew pretends to be flung against the walls … err, bulkheads.
Subplot.
1. Admiral Nelson gets possessed.
2. Commander Crane gets possessed.
3. Seaman Kowalski gets possessed.

Personal logo John the OFM Supporting Member of TMP11 Sep 2021 10:08 p.m. PST

Does anyone make the robots from Lost in Space, or Forbidden Planet in 28mm?
"Danger Will Robinson! Danger!"

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2021 8:46 a.m. PST

"Think what they could do with those with today's technology."

Think what you could have done with them then, if they'd hired a script-writer. Classic Trek, Outer Limits and Twilight Zone had no better tech. Possible I was too old.

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