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    We have a new 'King of Kong'!

    Huge congratulations to my mate Robbie Lakeman on breaking Hank Chien's Donkey Kong [Arcade] world record score of 1,138,600
    with a new mark of 1,141,800 points.

    Full game in its entirely can be viewed here: Donkey Kong World Record 1,141,800

    Quote Originally Posted by Robbie Lakeman
    After months of grinding and dedication, I finally broke the forcefield of Hank Chien and broke the Donkey Kong record and scored 1,141,800. It was done last night and broadcasted it tonight so the DK players could see it first. When I first started playing out of a bar bet with Alex Dyment I never thought I would ever get to this level. Thank you Vincent Lemay for all the advice you've given me and to all the other DK players and my followers for supporting me. Your encouragement has helped me push myself to get to the next level and beat the **** out of this game. You guys are the best and it'll be interesting to see what I have in store for me in the future.
    Robbie was agonizingly close recently scoring 1,137,100 which was less than 2,000 points off the world record. The people in the DK community knew it was only a matter of time with his skill set and work ethic that he would become the champion on this title.
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    The funny thing is Robbie had a super slow 118,900 Level 4 start. Some of the higher class players probably would have quit the game, but he actually kept on going, and what a right decision that was! If he had a 130k start, and if he hadn't died on the last man so early I do think he could have gotten 1.16 million on arcade.

    Very happy for him. I actually met him before he was even in the top 12. He seemed like a pretty cool guy. Very nice to see him prevail.
    Space Jockey (Atari 2600) 1,321,495 3rd highest score in the world.

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    the lucky black cat construction site and pyramid demolition crew

    Robbie and Duncan are trouble. They are planning to burn the entire video game scene to the ground. And now nothing can stop them.
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    CONGRATS!!! Robbie you still need to killscreen Funspot's "lost evil twin machine" only a couple people know about. It's still waiting in the dark corner in my garage.

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    Seen this coming a mile away and it's good to finally see him get it. Big congrats!

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    Well deserved record. I know you worked had for this. We were all wondering when you would get it.

    Congrats!

    Hec

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    This is a BIG deal! I guess everyone knows that, haha, but congrats again :)

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    Nice job! Hope this can continue to go up higher and higher.

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