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by dbh
Sun Sep 17, 2006 3:27 am
Forum: Golden Era Game of the Week
Topic: The Top 100 Golden Era Arcade Games, and a challenge
Replies: 102
Views: 58018

Millipede
Space Duel
Q*bert
Pengo
Gorf
Tutankham
Star Wars
Ms Pac Man
Stargate
Zookeeper
by dbh
Thu Sep 14, 2006 11:33 pm
Forum: Golden Era Game of the Week
Topic: Golden Era Game of the Week 9/9/06: Imago
Replies: 14
Views: 12159

MARP, it would seem, is back in business.
I just tried to submit the 280K game but got the dreaded 500 error, so it's partially there but not completely.
by dbh
Thu Sep 14, 2006 9:14 pm
Forum: Golden Era Game of the Week
Topic: Golden Era Game of the Week 9/9/06: Imago
Replies: 14
Views: 12159

280,300
by dbh
Tue Sep 12, 2006 10:41 am
Forum: Golden Era Game of the Week
Topic: Scavenger Hunt
Replies: 14
Views: 12348

#6 was very easy for me (yes, this could be considered a hint :)) #7 was not familiar to me, but two people have said that 100% it's a certain game, but it's not letting me past. Well, so much for #1 I will admit that I needed this "clue" (ok, answer). I actually went through several web sites with ...
by dbh
Thu Sep 07, 2006 4:30 pm
Forum: MAME Championships
Topic: K5 Round 1 - Over Top (Elimination)
Replies: 228
Views: 49439

I guess this is goodbye for me - I have no time to play because I have to prepare a presentation and a contest for saturday... bsides, I know who's going to win Same for me. As I said before, I suck at driving games anyways, plus I haven't had much time to play since the weekend and I have no more ...
by dbh
Tue Sep 05, 2006 6:03 pm
Forum: MAME Championships
Topic: K5 Round 1 - Over Top (Elimination)
Replies: 228
Views: 49439

Dammit, I can't even get the first boost with the falcon. How are you guys quickly vibrating to the side to hit the other vehicle off the starting line?

Edit: Ok I found it, hold down the horn button.
Is it just me or does anyone else dislike games that have silly things like this hidden in them?
by dbh
Sun Sep 03, 2006 3:10 pm
Forum: MAME Championships
Topic: K5 Round 1 - Over Top (Elimination)
Replies: 228
Views: 49439

Submissions through the site still work:

http://marp.retrogames.com/index.cgi?mode=fetch

It just may take a little patience.
It only took two tries for me to upload to MARP.

I suck at driving games...3'48.88".
by dbh
Mon Aug 28, 2006 11:04 pm
Forum: MAME Championships
Topic: K5 Qualifying Round
Replies: 129
Views: 35316

Oh, why not.....
by dbh
Mon Aug 21, 2006 8:56 pm
Forum: Golden Era Game of the Week
Topic: Golden Era Game of the Week 8/19/06: The End (Stern)
Replies: 25
Views: 19409

If you have lives remaining after finishing any chance time level, one will be taken away. If you finish a chance time level with no lives, it will roll back and give you 255 lives (I assume, 8 bit counter..?). (Does the PCB work differently? It would make sense that since the level is called "Chan...
by dbh
Wed Aug 16, 2006 11:44 pm
Forum: Golden Era Game of the Week
Topic: Golden Era Game of the Week 8/12/06: Kangaroo
Replies: 59
Views: 37807

First guess would be that we're looking at a situation where a disproportionate number of the still-existing machines are a later ROM version in which the problem was fixed. Like with the Joust pterodactyl-hunting thing, but less well-known. Yes, that could be the case. So less, in fact that the la...
by dbh
Mon Aug 14, 2006 8:47 pm
Forum: Golden Era Game of the Week
Topic: Golden Era Game of the Week 8/12/06: Kangaroo
Replies: 59
Views: 37807

Have you tried the "kangaroa" and "kangarob" ROMsets? Would be nice if we could hammer down the differences in the ROMS. I haven't tried them recently, but from what I remember when this came up on the TG forums I played all three and didn't notice any difference in the gorilla leeching (ie, it was...
by dbh
Sun Aug 13, 2006 6:25 pm
Forum: Golden Era Game of the Week
Topic: Golden Era Game of the Week 8/12/06: Kangaroo
Replies: 59
Views: 37807

http://marp.retrogames.com/inp/9/e/3/tgk_kangaroo.zip I think in this replay was used this method. Stage 4 only is in description. I can't playback correctly this input using mame from 29 to 35 under windows and DOS. Steve's recording plays back for me on my Windows 98 machine (DOS version of MAME)...
by dbh
Sun Aug 13, 2006 5:44 pm
Forum: Golden Era Game of the Week
Topic: Golden Era Game of the Week 8/12/06: Kangaroo
Replies: 59
Views: 37807

Well, quite a bit of controversy over such a cutesy-wootsey game. There seems to be some doubt about whether the TG record score is even possible: http://forums.marpirc.net/viewtopic.php?p=4747#4747 Whether certain methods of play are legitimate: http://forums.marpirc.net/viewtopic.php?t=9323 And w...
by dbh
Fri Aug 04, 2006 9:18 pm
Forum: Golden Era Game of the Week
Topic: Golden Era Game of the Week 7/29/06: Domino Man
Replies: 25
Views: 10082

Don, how consistent are you in getting to and going past level 14 without dying (can you always do it)? I can make it to level 14 without dying pretty regularly, but definitely not every game. I've played quite a bit this week and last (since it was announced as the on-deck game) and my average for...
by dbh
Mon Jul 31, 2006 4:08 pm
Forum: Golden Era Game of the Week
Topic: Golden Era Game of the Week 7/29/06: Domino Man
Replies: 25
Views: 10082

I'm a little confused -- didn't the world record go past a million? If it doesn't record, how do you know what the score is? I never said it didn't record past a million, just that I felt like stopping at the highest "displayable" score, meaning the highest that can be shown on the high score table...