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  1. Barthax's Avatar

    Could you review if the "GRANDFATHERED" portion of the following track title is something that should exist: https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/nfl-blitz-2000/arcade/most-points-grandfathered-do-not-submit/page/1?ref=fbshare . I believe there was a decision circa 2015 to re-enable all tracks, regardless of their prior decisions.

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  2. datagod's Avatar

    @admin staff Can you take a look at the founders page? Some photos are not showing up there anymore.


  3. RedDawn's Avatar

    Many of the picture links set by TG are now broken.
    Below is a list of every arcade game in which TG set a picture, the link of which is now broken.
    I would be happy to put the correct picture with all these arcade games myself, but that would take TG deleting their broken link for each one, I believe.

    Hang-On (Simulator)
    Liberator
    Motorace USA
    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
    Domino Man
    Kick/Kick Man
    Monoco GP
    Reactor
    Dance Dance Revolution: Extreme (8th Mix)
    720 degrees
    Lady Bug
    Alpine Racer
    Point Blank 2
    Time Crisis 3
    Die Alien Scum
    Puzzle Bobble 2 / Bust-A-Move Again [Neo Geo]
    Mars
    Target Toss Pro: Lawn Darts - Bags
    Bomb Jack
    Jump Bug
    Magical Spot
    Polaris
    Propcycle
    Pirate Pete
    'Namco'
    Space Tactics
    Express Raider
    18 Wheeler: American Pro Trucker
    Strider
    Arm Wrestling
    Super Bagman
    Bust-a-move-again (Taito Version)
    New York! New York!
    Vertigo
    Tunnel Hunt
    Dazzler
    River Patrol
    Lucky & Wild
    VS Goonies Arcade
    Rio Bravo
    Port Man
    Penguin Kun War
    Gridlee
    Metro Cross
    Salamander

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  4. RedDawn's Avatar

    Greetings @admin staff ,
    I screwed up. I started making tracks not that long ago, and in my inexperience I made duplicate tracks.

    Please delete this one:
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/surf-planet/arcade/secret-ride-fastest-time/page/1?ref=fbshare

  5. admin staff's Avatar

    can you please link me to a few broken images


    Quote Originally Posted by RedDawn

    Many of the picture links set by TG are now broken.
    Below is a list of every arcade game in which TG set a picture, the link of which is now broken.
    I would be happy to put the correct picture with all these arcade games myself, but that would take TG deleting their broken link for each one, I believe.

    Hang-On (Simulator)
    Liberator
    Motorace USA
    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
    Domino Man
    Kick/Kick Man
    Monoco GP
    Reactor
    Dance Dance Revolution: Extreme (8th Mix)
    720 degrees
    Lady Bug
    Alpine Racer
    Point Blank 2
    Time Crisis 3
    Die Alien Scum
    Puzzle Bobble 2 / Bust-A-Move Again [Neo Geo]
    Mars
    Target Toss Pro: Lawn Darts - Bags
    Bomb Jack
    Jump Bug
    Magical Spot
    Polaris
    Propcycle
    Pirate Pete
    'Namco'
    Space Tactics
    Express Raider
    18 Wheeler: American Pro Trucker
    Strider
    Arm Wrestling
    Super Bagman
    Bust-a-move-again (Taito Version)
    New York! New York!
    Vertigo
    Tunnel Hunt
    Dazzler
    River Patrol
    Lucky & Wild
    VS Goonies Arcade
    Rio Bravo
    Port Man
    Penguin Kun War
    Gridlee
    Metro Cross
    Salamander

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  6. RedDawn's Avatar

    Quote Originally Posted by admin staff

    can you please link me to a few broken images




    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/liberator/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/salamander/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/gridlee/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/720-degrees/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/lady-bug/arcade
    etc

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  7. admin staff's Avatar

    I have deleted the broken images from the link you provided . You may upload the images now . Please provide me all the links where images are broken. I will delete all broken images


    Quote Originally Posted by RedDawn



    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/liberator/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/salamander/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/gridlee/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/720-degrees/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/lady-bug/arcade
    etc

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  8. RedDawn's Avatar

    Quote Originally Posted by admin staff

    I have deleted the broken images from the link you provided . You may upload the images now . Please provide me all the links where images are broken. I will delete all broken images





    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/indiana-jones-and-the-temple-of-doom-atari/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/domino-man/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/kick-kick-man/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/monaco-gp/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/dance-dance-revolution-extreme-8th-mix/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/alpine-racer/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/point-blank-2/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/time-crisis-3/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/die-alien-scum/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/target-toss-pro-lawn-darts-bags/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/bomb-jack/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/18-wheeler-american-pro-trucker/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/arm-wrestling/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/jump-bug/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/magical-spot/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/puzzle-bobble-2-bust-a-move-again-neo-geo/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/bust-a-move-again-taito-version/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/pirate-pete/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/express-raider/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/space-gun-world/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/space-tactics/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/super-bagman/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/new-york-new-york/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/tunnel-hunt/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/river-patrol/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/port-man/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/penguin-kun-wars/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/lucky-wild/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/hang-on-simulator/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/motorace-usa/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/dazzler/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/vertigo/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/strider/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/polaris/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/propcycle/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/reactor/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/mars/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/namco/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/metro-cross/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/rio-bravo/arcade
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/vs-the-goonies/arcade


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  9. sdwyer138's Avatar

    If there is a wall post with a lot of likes, it will say "x others liked this post":

    However, when you click the "x others", it takes you to this page of blank results:

    This is the url for the page of blank results: https://www.twingalaxies.com/thanks.php?do=list&contentid=68997&varname=likes

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  10. RedDawn's Avatar

    I have put the correct picture with those first 5 Arcade games that had broken links. I will begin doing the others as soon as the links are deleted.

    On a separate note, this submission (link below) is somehow in the submission queue. The score has already been accepted, there is no way to vote on it. This is going to remain in the queue until admin moves it. Its a glitch of some kind.

    https://www.twingalaxies.com/showthread.php/220291-Nintendo-DS-Metroid-Prime-Pinball-NTSC-PAL-Fastest-Completion-Single-Mission-Phazon-Mines-(Normal-difficulty)-19-64-Matthew-Peterson

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  11. Rogerpoco's Avatar

    @admin staff - Sorry to keep bugging on these, but ready to submit and move on to another game!


    This one doesn't have a submission box, can't input time-

    Coleco/Hardware/Skiing/Slalom/Skill 1

    https://www.twingalaxies.com/easysubmit.php?variation_id=11756


    Went ahead and looked-also-

    Coleco/Hardware/Skiing/Downhill/Skill 1

    https://www.twingalaxies.com/easysubmit.php?variation_id=11753

    Coleco/Hardware/Skiing/Downhill/Skill 2

    https://www.twingalaxies.com/easysubmit.php?variation_id=11754

    Coleco/Hardware/Skiing/Downhill/Skill 3

    https://www.twingalaxies.com/easysubmit.php?variation_id=11755


    Coleco/Hardware/Skiing/Slalom/Skill 2

    https://www.twingalaxies.com/easysubmit.php?variation_id=11757

    Coleco/Hardware/Skiing/Slalom/Skill 3

    https://www.twingalaxies.com/easysubmit.php?variation_id=11758


    You can click to submit on these, but none have a box for score input.

    Thanks!

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  12. Barthax's Avatar

    Dumb schmuk strikes again: I've managed to create some Gran Turismo 6 tracks which read "International National A" instead of "International A" in the title. Could this reference be changed to just "International A", please.

    International National A: https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/gran-turismo-6/playstation-3/?track=International%20National%20A

    Similarly, I managed to create some "International National B" tracks which should be simply "International B": https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/gran-turismo-6/playstation-3/?track=International%20National%20B

    Thanks.

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  13. Garrett Holland's Avatar

    @admin staff The rules for the following MAME track need modernizing. Here is an excerpt from a conversation I had with robotgreg regarding the issue:

    The first issue in this particular example, an obsolete rule states, "This game takes 2 minutes to load". While that may have been true before, I highly doubt that is now the case. This only becomes an issue because whichever total idiot wrote this rule used *it* as a justification for the second part of the rule, which is that this track is exempt from the "one-game-attempt-per-INP" standard rule.

    The second and most important issue in this example is that the rules always ALWAYS should show the correct, CURRENTLY KNOWN DIP settings for MAME tracks. The rules as currently stated show "Board type", "Cabinet", and "Unknown", but does *not* show "Lives" and "Bonus lives". Technically speaking, one could nerf the sh!t out of the "lives" and "bonus lives" DIPs and set them to the maximum, and nobody would be able to say a dámned thing about it because it isn't against the rules as they are currently listed.

    Pending no objection from the MAME experts here, I recommend adding "Lives = 3" and "Bonus life = 20,000" to the DIP section of the rules, and remove the single-run INP exemption allowing multiple runs in a single INP from the rules.

    You can observe that TerenceW put a comment on the track acknowledging the obsolete ruleset format back in 2018.

    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/super-astro-fighter-cassette/mame/points/

    Updated 05-19-2021 at 09:59 AM by Garrett Holland
  14. Barthax's Avatar

    Quote Originally Posted by Garrett Holland

    @admin staff The rules for the following MAME track need modernizing. Here is an excerpt from a conversation I had with robotgreg regarding the issue:


    Pending no objection from the MAME experts here, I recommend adding "Lives = 3" and "Bonus life = 20,000" to the DIP section of the rules, and remove the single-run INP exemption allowing multiple runs in a single INP from the rules.

    You can observe that TerenceW put a comment on the track acknowledging the obsolete ruleset format back in 2018.

    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/super-astro-fighter-cassette/mame/points/


    The rules were written at a time when unthrottling was prohibited: the entire INP recording had to be within the threshold of +/-5% of 100% speed.

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  15. Garrett Holland's Avatar

    Quote Originally Posted by Barthax



    The rules were written at a time when unthrottling was prohibited: the entire INP recording had to be within the threshold of +/-5% of 100% speed.

    Thanks, Pete! Three follow up questions:

    1. Did this unthrottling prohibition cause the player to have to actually wait as long as 2 minutes? (yikes!)

    2. Is this still the case?

    3. If the answer to #2 is NO, then what would you recommend? Modernize it, leave it as-is, or update it but differently that what I proposed?

  16. Barthax's Avatar

    Quote Originally Posted by Garrett Holland


    Thanks, Pete! Three follow up questions:

    1. Did this unthrottling prohibition cause the player to have to actually wait as long as 2 minutes? (yikes!)

    2. Is this still the case?

    3. If the answer to #2 is NO, then what would you recommend? Modernize it, leave it as-is, or update it but differently that what I proposed?

    1. Yes. :P

    2. & 3. I haven't kept up to date with TG MAME rules to be certain. The MAME rules were relaxed by Jace to permit non-WolfMAME recordings but I don't think there was ever a relaxing of the recording rules for the INP. However, people can probably exercise some common sense... well, some people can others will retain pedantic following of the rules. TGSAP: the gambler's choice of audience participation. :P

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  17. stella_blue's Avatar


    Profile Page - Broken Links


    According to the summary information on my profile page, I am following 27 games and I have 32 followers (see below):



    Friends >> Followers

    When I click the Followers tab (located under "Friends"), a list of 20 TG members (out of 32) is displayed. If I then click the red "Show More" button at the bottom of the page, the following graphic appears:



    Nothing else happens; the "Loading..." status continues indefinitely.

    I have previously reported this issue, but it has never been resolved.


    Friends >> Games

    When I click the Games tab (located under "Friends"), a list of 20 games (out of 27) is displayed. I am unable to access the 7 remaining games, as the navigation links at the bottom of the page are useless (see below):



    The first link, which should display a page input field, does nothing.

    The other 3 links (Page 2, Next Page, and Last Page) all redirect to the Following tab under "Friends" (see below):



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    Updated 06-01-2021 at 05:41 AM by stella_blue
  18. Rogerpoco's Avatar

    Quote Originally Posted by Garrett Holland


    Thanks, Pete! Three follow up questions:

    1. Did this unthrottling prohibition cause the player to have to actually wait as long as 2 minutes? (yikes!)

    2. Is this still the case?

    3. If the answer to #2 is NO, then what would you recommend? Modernize it, leave it as-is, or update it but differently that what I proposed?


    For the DECO cassette stuff to be properly emulated, it DOES take time to load, the reason for the rules allowing multiple attempts.

    The thing to know-DECO cassette was literally a machine that played cassette tapes, so the emulation has to go thru the process of reading the tapes.

    On the dips-I dunno.

    The load time/multiple attempts-it's completely correct as it stands now!
    :D


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  19. Barthax's Avatar

    New track created but needs a little something I forgot. Could you add to https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/burnout/xbox/pal-single-race-rush-hour-damage-generated-dollars/page/4?ref=fbshare the rule:

    Must drive in the direction intended for the course.

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  20. Scott S.'s Avatar

    New information about VCS Congo Bongo. I just had a chance to see Garrett's and Peter's videos, and noticed a glitch worth noting.

    If the score counter rolls over (at 1 million) when on or completing the jungle mountain screen, the lives counter will reset back to 1, giving you a full compliment of reserve lives (either 3 or 5, depending on the difficulty switch settings. This happened in Garrett's game.

    If the score counter rolls over (at 1 million) when on or completing the jungle river screen, the lives counter will remain the same. This happened in Peter's game.

    Both players were on their last life at the time they reached 1 million.

    http://www.ataricompendium.com/game_library/easter_eggs/vcs/26congobongo.html

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