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Atari 2600 / VCS - California Games - NTSC - BMX - 99,990 - Greg Degeneffe

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    Atari 2600 / VCS - California Games - NTSC - BMX - 99,990 - Greg Degeneffe



    NTSC - BMX
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    Submission MessageCalifornia Games (BMX) for the Atari 2600

    Score: 99,990
    Both difficulty settings set to "B"
    Achieved on 5-30-16
    Only run in the video... Final score at 24:31
    Thanks for watching!
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    Here's a screenshot
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    I am so confused by this game play. Essentially are you just falling over and over? It runs up your score but doesn't end your turn?
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    Quote Originally Posted by DadsGlasses View Post
    I am so confused by this game play. Essentially are you just falling over and over? It runs up your score but doesn't end your turn?
    It's a flaw in the game. The game only ends when you reach the finish, so going super-slow allows you time to rack up points. He's doing a little trick before he falls.
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    Ahhh. Ok. I just played it and now understand the game mechanics a little better. Thanks.
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    Way to push the limits for sure. I would have to say this falls into the category of "not in the spirit of the game" at first look. I was hoping for a traditional Gregdeg run where you totally kill it. I will abstain from this one. I've found flaws before and chose not to submit them just because it didn't feel right so I suppose this will fall into this completely subjective area.
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    This is why I love the Atari!

    You have games that when you sit and think about can be beaten or maxed out.

    it takes a great player to figure it out.

    Im voting yes
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    We should all be thankful that 99990 is the max out and not 1 million!
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    Quote Originally Posted by nads View Post
    We should all be thankful that 99990 is the max out and not 1 million!

    Haha! I agree. I felt like I was in a time vortex. I couldn't stop watching until it ended!
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    Pete Mee showed me/us how this 99,990 was possible on PAL fromat. I voted yes. I'll vote yes again to remain consistant. But not even ONE Gnarly ramp trick, Greg? lol.

    Accepted.
    ...God gave video games to you...
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