The Little Details
Running Time: 59 min.
Production Date: 11 / 17 / 2004 (cover) 1 / 17 / 2005 (DVD)
Director: Jimmie D. (uncredited)
Cast: Nikki Hunter and “you”, played by John Strong
The Short Story
Initial Expectations: This virtual sex series has been about as technically advanced as communicating across oceans using smoke signals. I’m not expecting much.
Initial Reaction: Nikki does okay, but untrained circus monkeys might be able to put together a better virtual sex DVD
Who Should Watch It : Extreme Nikki Hunter fans
Who Should Avoid It: Anybody who can
The Technical Stuff
Audio /Video Quality: The technical aspects leave plenty to be desired. The audio is at a very low level and has a few balance problems. There are background noises, and rather than stopping at hearing the phone ring, you also get to hear some of the conversation and what appears to be whoever answered the phone giving somebody else a message. If that’s not enough, the audio also sounds extremely hollow. I was tempted to put a large metal bucket over my head and pop in a real virtual sex DVD into my player to see which sounded better. The video also leaves plenty to be desired. The lighting is a little low and there’s a bit of camera shake and plenty of shadows. It’s also very grainy and looks about like a second or third generation VHS copy.
Music: There’s music during the striptease complete with lyrics. It’s the only music in the movie, and the only audio during the sequence.
Bullshit, Borderline, and Boneheaded Advertising: That’s right, boys and girls, it’s time to check out Anarchy’s cover and see how they’re being a lying sack of shit this time. Apparently they’re trying to improve, but unfortunately they’re trying to invent new lies rather than improve the quality of their boxcovers. The front cover states features of Multi-Angle, Extremely Interactive, Strip Tease, Multiple Toys, Various Masturbation, SuperCore, Tease Menu, Shot Exclusively For DVD, Point of View (P.O.V.), and Different Sex Positions. The back cover lists bonus features of Get To Know Nikki, Multiple Preview Trailers, Digital Stereo Sound, Multiple-Layer Menus, Website Access, All Region Coding, and PC DVD-ROM Compatable. The description on the back also claims ...With the push of a button you can have anal sex, use a sex machine (adjust it’s speed),... Get a blowjob, handjob or have sex in multiple positions.
To start out with, let’s look at what’s straightforward, intelligent, and honest here. The only honest and straightforward claims on the front cover are the Strip Tease, Multiple Toys, and Tease Menu (although it’s very poorly done) claims. On the back cover, the only really straightforward, intelligent, and honest claims are Multiple Preview Trailers, Digital Stereo Sound, Multiple-Layer Menus, Website Access, and All Region Coding.
As usual, you need a pair of hip boots to start wading through the bullshit on the front cover. According to Anarchy, the Multi-Angle claim isn’t bullshit because they use more than one camera to shoot some of the action. Using this same logic then, Roy Rogers movies were also released in Multi-Angle at the cinemas they were originally shown at. Extremely Interactive has also moved up. There’s barely anything interactive about this release. You can’t adjust moods, you can’t adjust angles, and much of the time you can’t even make a decent decision because the menus are done too poorly. Moving onto the back cover, there’s no Get to Know Nikki behind the scenes type of featurettes. There’s outtakes, but that’s more of cut sex than anything. Then there’s the ...With the push of a button you can have anal sex, use a sex machine (adjust it’s speed),... Get a blowjob, handjob or have sex in multiple positions statements in the back cover description. There’s a Sybian sex machine, but there’s never a way for you to adjust its speed. There’s also no handjob in the movie.
The borderline claims start with Point of View (P.O.V.). Yes, there’s some POV footage, but I don’t think it makes up thirty percent of the footage when John and Nikki are together. There’s also the Different Sex Positions claim. This one is really teetering on the bullshit line as there are no different sex positions. To use the word “different” to mean “more than one” seems so amazingly stupid that I think anybody who’d pick this one up would automatically have to expect a few different (as in other than normal) positions, of which there are none. The only thing that keeps this claim from falling into the bullshit category is that Anarchy has shown themselves to be that stupid in the past.
Finally, there’s boneheaded claims. Various Masturbation? If there’s multiple toys and a sex machine, wouldn’t there have to be various masturbation segments? SuperCore? I’ve seen Bush make better and more clear use of the American language than this! Shot Exclusively For DVD? Darn, no VHS release on this one? PC DVD-ROM Compatable? I think there are quite a few third graders out there who can tell you that it’s spelled “Compatible”. Finally, a line in the back cover writeup claims Watch for yourself why “the playing with” series is the most talked about sex simulator DVD on the market today.”. I can’t encourage people to watch it, but with the amount of false and misleading advertising as well as the stone age technology I can see why it’s the most talked about virtual sex simulator on the market. Unfortunately, that talk should be “Why did I waste my time on this POS series?”. As usual, Anarchy earned themselves a penalty against the overall score. This time it’s a full point.
Menus: The main menu has a few clips from the movie and is thoroughly unimpressive. There’s just something about it that makes it feel like a freshman in high school could have put something more impressive together and that would give a better first impression.
The FeatureNikki is a bottle blonde with a pierced hood and navel and a decently enhanced rack. Apparently she’s known as a trash talker, and is getting a fair amount of notice. Here, you get to watch a poorly edited scene between Nikki and John West, and change positions or sex acts when you want to.
For her part, Nikki does okay. Her look reminds me a lot of Sophie Evans, and she shows the same fearlessness when it comes to taking it in the ass. Watching her work I couldn’t help but wish that a competent studios (which while watching this meant anybody other than Anarchy) would put them together in a movie as sisters. Here she does a decent job. She mugs the camera a little and her trash talking doesn’t always come off the most sincere, but she puts in some nice energy and looks to be into the sex pretty well. She strips, plays with both a glass dildo and a Sybian, and gets fingered. Of course, there’s a blowjob in there, and the camera angle lets you see a sore on John’s cock during the hummer much better than you probably want to. She also fucks missionary and doggie with each of her holes and gives her pussy a little reverse cowgirl action. Finally she finishes things up with a facial that John gives her over her tongue, nose, and both eyes. She takes it all nicely, and even gets in a bit of ass to mouth action.
Once again, it’s the technical side of things that deep six this release rather than the sexual side of things. To put it simply, this isn’t a virtual sex simulator. Virtual sex simulators are made so that you can put yourself in the place of the guy fucking the girl and control all of the action. Here, out of fourteen selections where Nikki takes cock, not even five of them are from John’s perspective. Most of them are from the side, and there’s several shots from underneath where John’s asshole tops the screen. Furthermore, rather than having the segments loop where you have control of the action, they just advance like in a regular sex scene and you have to take action to make the girl go back to what she was doing before if that’s what you like.
Just as big of a problem is the virtual menu. To start with, it rests in the upper left corner and occasionally covers up some of the action. The bigger problem is that it’s not clear in both directions and being able to read it. The font is extremely blurry, and the symbol they use when there’s more than one choice for a sex act looks like it might be a turd. The bigger problem is that it barely gives you the information you should want to select a sex act. The cover says there’s Sybian action, but the word “Sybian” never occurs once in the entire menu system through the movie. Apparently that’s where the “SuperCore” idea comes in. “SuperCore” is a bullshit word that Anarchy uses so they can slack off and not change much in their “virtual” DVDs. In other DVDs of this line it’s used for extra nasty things like ass to mouth or DPs. Here it’s used for the Sybian. There’s often several choices for one sex act, but there’s never anything to let you make a decent decision as to what to select to get what you want. Want anal? Fine, here’s four choices for anal, none of which let you know what you might be choosing other than anal. The virtual menu is horribly done, and more of a virtual shell game than anything.
Playing With Nikki Hunter continues to show the strong possibility that more care goes into cleaning a gas station bathroom than goes into an Anarchy “Virtual Sex” DVD. Nikki does a pretty good job, but her trash talking often comes off as insincere and she has a tendency to mug the camera. All that can be forgivable in a virtual sex DVD if the technical aspects are handled right. Anarchy’s name on the box lets you know that there isn’t much of a chance of anything being handled right here. This isn’t a virtual sex DVD. This is a plain old scene that’s been hacked together with a poorly done chapter menu slapped on the screen where it can interfere with much of the action. Playing With Nikki Hunter is yet another Anarchy piece of crap that would have been better released just as a plain hour long scene.
The Extra StuffThe usual five trailers are included here, as well as weblinks. The photo gallery lasts about two and a half minutes with roughly five seconds per horrible looking snapshot or full screen photo. The photos are so pixelated that I’m not sure Nikki’s mother could make her out in some of them. This is easily one of the worst looking photo galleries I’ve ever seen, and it’s going to take some serious effort if another company wants to put out a worse looking photo gallery. There’s also outtakes.
The outtake reel lasts about eight and a half minutes. There’s a few things that go wrong, but about half of it is just gyno-cam shots. There’s also a lot of the camera waving around like somebody’s pills finally kicked in. This is a thoroughly unimpressive featurette that’s probably better skipped.
The Down -n- Dirty Sex Stuff
Themes: Straight, tease, masturbation, toys, anal, ass to mouth, and oral
Raincoat Factor: High
Condom Usage: None
The Bottom Line:Currently, many of Anarchy’s virtual sex DVDs can be found online for between about $10 and $25 with most stores offering them for under $20. You can probably have a more enjoyable time spending that amount of money on laxatives than spending it on this pile of crap. Nikki does an above average job, but to call the virtual sex aspect horrible would be a compliment. The extras are also poorly done and the technical aspects are also shoddy.
Note to Anarchy: People like you give the adult industry a bad name.
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