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  1. 694

    Today at 04:03 AM
    My little Raspberry Pi based Submission Queue counter just buzzed to let me know the submission queue is down to 694!!That is the lowest I have seen in a long time. I just earned myself 3 points as well, which will let me submit a score for the Mixer/Tg challenge. :)
  2. Soviet Era Vector game: VEC9

    Yesterday at 05:39 PM
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    I played this incredible game at ReplayFX 2.0 in Pittsburgh. Everything about this game drips coolness.Have you played it?
  3. New Retro Console: Polymega

    Yesterday at 10:20 AM


    PolyMegaI love reading about these proposed systems, but they keep failing to launch. This one looks pretty cool though, and I think it has a good chance of launching because it is not a new, requiring new games to be developed.

    The CPU relies on an Intel CPU which according to the ...
  4. Weather Pi

    10-14-2019 at 09:26 PM
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    I am not sure if I posted this already but here's a screenshot of my weather reporting Raspberry Pi device. it's a 4in touch screen that goes and gets current weather information off the internet displays it. very cool little device.
  5. Russian race game?

    10-14-2019 at 09:22 PM



    Been watching this weird Russian movie on Amazon Prime called Attraction. The most interesting thing so far is this driving game. Anyone know what it is?

    Updated 10-14-2019 at 09:31 PM by datagod

  6. Why do people cheat?

    10-12-2019 at 06:14 PM
    Who was the fastest sprinter in 1988? Canada's Ben Johnson. At the Sumer Olympics in Seoul he ran 100m in 9.79 seconds, breaking the previous record. Sadly for Johnson and Canada he was later found guilty of cheating via steroids and was stripped of his records. Further investigation found that ...

    Updated 10-12-2019 at 07:56 PM by datagod

  7. Upcoming Book

    10-12-2019 at 05:34 PM
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    What do you do after you spend 9 years criss crossing Canada and the USA to attend arcade and pinball events? You go through all your photos and publish a book!I have been thinking about doing this for several years, but needed a little extra kick in the pants to get started. Steve Grunberger -- ...

    Updated 10-12-2019 at 05:37 PM by datagod

  8. Strange behaviour on the site

    10-12-2019 at 05:25 PM
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    Has anyone else noticed that form time to time typing in a text window gets very slow on Twin Galaxies? Sometimes I have to only type three words at a time, and let whatever is watching me catch up before I can continue. It is not always of course, as right now things are going smoothly. But 5 ...
  9. PS5 possible leaked image

    10-08-2019 at 06:24 PM

    Is it a console, or a staple gun? I am willing to bet this is just a concept being floated around to gauge reaction. Is it a V for 5? Or just some wacky kids playing pranks?I just got a PS3, so I am in no hurry.
  10. Atari VCS: not looking good

    10-08-2019 at 09:25 AM
    https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/08/atari_architect_quits/?fbclid=IwAR0y6wcW9lg-ioEYIYtge52vz0mNIV-VXYEbeNDchjww2qWTFS25-6CVqa0 The hardware architect for the planned Atari VCS has left the building. His design company has not been paid by Atari in over 6 months.Hardware is tough business to ...
  11. Home Arcade

    10-06-2019 at 09:16 PM

    Just a couple of my arcade cabinets. Kids are having fun playing Mario Kart racing I think...cant tell from the angle.Street Fighter cabinet gets a good workout, as does the Neo Geo. My favorite game lately is King of Fighters 2002.It is a true pleasure owning these beasts. Takes a lot of work to ...

    Updated 10-06-2019 at 09:18 PM by datagod

  12. Activitions Patches: Ecco the Dolphin?

    10-06-2019 at 08:05 PM
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    Did Ecco the Dolphin exist as an Activision title on the 2600??
  13. Twin Galaxies Malfunction!!

    10-04-2019 at 01:05 PM
    Hello @admin staff @SincerelyFranny @JaceHallI I attempted to open a dispute on an Atari 2600 Commando score by Rudy Ferretti, and I clicked on the "undisputed" link, but it opened the dispute for somebody else.https://www.twingalaxies.com/showthread.php/210507-Dispute-WILLIAM-MCEVOY-Atari-2600-VCS-Commando-NTSC-Game-1-(Points)-Player-Alan-Hewston-Score-274-700?p=1057583&posted=1#post1057583 ...
  14. Submission Queue Live Counter: video

    10-01-2019 at 07:28 AM

    Here is the Submission Queue live counter. Recorded live in front of a studio audience.
  15. Submission Queue Live Counter

    10-01-2019 at 12:09 AM
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    Be amazed mortals! Be amazed at my mighty programming prowess.I introduce to you the Twin Galaxies submission queue live update display. This display uses the Pimoroni Rainbow Hat and some custom python code I used to determine the submission ...

    Updated 10-01-2019 at 12:18 AM by datagod

  16. Petition: Unban Datagod from Dispute

    09-30-2019 at 10:05 AM
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    There is a dispute that I believe was handled incorrectly by Dave Hawksett, and I would like it to be revisted by @Jace Hall I was banned from the dispute (unfairly in my opinion) so I cannot comment on the dispute itself.SNES SFC Contra III - Triforce proven and admitted to leechinghttps://www.twingalaxies.com/showthread.php/188840-Dispute-william-rosa-SNES-SFC-Contra-III-The-Alien-Wars-NTSC-Points-Player-TriForce-Johnson-Score-9-999-999/page36?fbclid=IwAR31VWZS3i0l4BhEdNGJjyfoS6J3j_gzL9 %20%20TwEqqksZ4gsknZNEiv6JTrpP8 ...
  17. Arcade Retro Clock Big Demo

    09-29-2019 at 11:00 AM
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    here is a much longer demo video of the arcade retro clock in action. The video shows the ubercorn 16 by 16 and the regular unicorn 16 by 16. they both run the same code on equivalent hardware but one is much bigger than the other.
  18. Retro Magazine: Christmas Editions

    09-29-2019 at 12:03 AM
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  19. R'cade Live was a thing

    09-29-2019 at 12:01 AM
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    Back in the early days of video game streams!!
  20. Blast from the past

    09-29-2019 at 12:00 AM
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    Going through some old digital magazines. Anyone remember these?


  21. Arcade Retro Clock: OutBreak!

    09-28-2019 at 12:28 PM

    Today I would like to focus on OutBreak! which is game #8 on the Arcade Retro Clock. Since this is the most recent game, it is the most advanced in terms of game mechanics.I don't have any professional video game programming experience, so everything you see here was from my own designs. ...
  22. Trading Cards!!!

    09-26-2019 at 11:38 AM
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    Thank you so much!!! yours will be in the mail as soon as i can get above ground. been working 7x24 for past 20 days!!
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  23. Arcade Retro Clock: Testing at high speed

    09-25-2019 at 01:06 PM
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    Here is another little video, showing the progress of my PacDot ghost hunting algorithm. At normal speed, I did not know what was causing a strange issue, but after putting pacdot at high speed I could see what was going on.To the observer, it would seem like every now and then extra ghost dots ...
  24. TGSAP An idea to solve the long wait times

    09-24-2019 at 11:11 AM
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    @Jace Hall I don't think ANYONE is happy with TGSAP at the moment. Yes we love the results, but the process takes far too long.Here is my idea. Current system as is, with a minor modification:After X days votes are counted and a winner decided. If new votes come in, the clock is reset. ...
  25. PacDot: high score save kit

    09-23-2019 at 10:44 PM
    This might seem a little silly, but I wrote some code to save the PacDot high score to a file. That way the game can play all day long, and at the end of the day I get to see what the best run was. High Score is displayed after every game. 1162 is only after 2 games. The highest I have seen ...
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