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  1. Classic Gaming Expo (CGE) UK 2005 footage

    11-03-2019 at 10:21 PM
    Thanks to the efforts of Simon Roberts and Robert Hazelby, additional video footage from the CGE UK 2005 in Croydon UK is available on YouTube. Simon and Robert compiled this footage onto a commemorative DVD, but this footage wasn't widely available as it came together before the advent of video ...

    Updated 11-03-2019 at 10:24 PM by The Evener

  2. Rick Fox and Twin Galaxies International

    10-22-2019 at 02:19 PM
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    Newsweek is reporting that Rick Fox is settling various lawsuits with the remaining partners of Echo Fox to pursue new ventures, including one reportedly called Twin Galaxies International. Fox's statement does not specifically mention TG, but he said "I look forward to announcing my next ...

    Updated 10-22-2019 at 02:24 PM by The Evener

  3. Post-Script to Dispute Discussion: Donkey Kong - Billy L Mitchell

    10-19-2019 at 06:19 AM
    For those who are interested, I posted an update in the Post Verdict Dispute thread that was first aired in the re-opened (now closed) formal Jeremy Young dispute review thread concerning the participation of Twin Galaxies at CGEUK 2005. You can follow the link to the post below:https://www.twingalaxies.com/showthread.php/210224-Post-Verdict-Dispute-Discussion-Jeremy-Young-Arcade-Donkey-Kong-Points-Hammer-Allowed-Player-Billy-L-Mitchell-Score-1-062-800?p=1058659&viewfull=1#post1058659
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  4. When Trust and Deceit Collide in Speedruns

    05-30-2019 at 05:04 PM
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    Check out this VICE article by Patrick Klepek about the speedrunning community's recent grappling with cheating and the long road to the truth. I think you'll see some parallels with other situations known to the TG community.https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/59755n/the-speedrunner-who-wasnt-how-a-community-dealt-with-an-elaborate-cheater
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    Updated 05-30-2019 at 06:24 PM by The Evener

  5. Open letter to Jace Hall The gg Podcast

    05-30-2019 at 02:25 PM
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    Hey @Jace Hall ,I chose to write this in the form of an open letter. I offer it in the spirit of camaraderie and support of our mutual affection for video games and the gaming community.Yesterday I learned on Twitter that there’s a new podcast weekly series featuring Rick Fox, Todd Roy, and ...

    Updated 05-30-2019 at 02:52 PM by The Evener

  6. Billy Mitchell Donkey Kong Dispute Review - the Sequel?

    05-27-2019 at 05:11 PM
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    With the Memorial Day weekend coming to a close, there was some scuttlebutt today that attention surrounding Billy Mitchell’s removed Donkey Kong scores might be heating up again. Recall that over a year ago Billy pledged at the Southern Fried Gaming Expo that he would provide evidence of a professional ...

    Updated 05-27-2019 at 05:15 PM by The Evener

  7. Flashback Fridays - Take a look!

    05-11-2019 at 05:09 AM
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    If you're not on Facebook or Instragram, check out the link below to see some of the classic gaming content that TG Editorial has promoted as part of its retro focus - it's really great to see this celebrated within the wider community. The latest post features marquees from the collection ...
  8. What's the next chapter for Twin Galaxies?

    04-22-2019 at 07:52 AM
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    Whether you agreed with it or not, the new TG administration after 2014 laid out a vision for the "brand" - that TG would be involved in supporting and celebrating gaming competition and culture. A significant direction in that vision was making TG a relevant and "go to" site ...

    Updated 04-22-2019 at 08:10 AM by The Evener

  9. Splatoon 2 Inkling Open - Looking for a team member?

    02-05-2019 at 10:35 AM
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    Several days ago Nintendo announced the Splatoon 2 North American Inkling Open for 2019. I should have asked a few days ago, but better late than never! If there are other TG players putting together a four player roster and you're looking to round out your team with a mean Splat Roller as a ...

    Updated 02-05-2019 at 10:41 AM by The Evener

  10. UPDATE: What Billy Mitchell's Twitch Scores Mean, And Don't Mean

    11-25-2018 at 07:44 PM



    In the weeks following Twin Galaxies’ conclusion that Billy Mitchell made undeclared use of an emulator in submitting scores to the original arcade track for Donkey Kong - resulting in his life-time ban from the scoreboard in April 2018 - Mitchell informally launched the “Road ...

    Updated 04-08-2019 at 07:43 PM by The Evener

  11. To MAME or not to MAME: Billy Mitchell's DK Junior record

    02-23-2018 at 10:55 PM
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    I don't have the required credibility to start a dispute on the DKJr score. However, here is direct feed footage I just took from my Donkey Kong Jr. PCB. I have already done some initial analysis on the board transitions. I'm sure someone crafty can come up with comparisons better than I can:
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    Updated 02-24-2018 at 01:57 PM by The Evener

  12. Thank you Timmell!

    02-07-2018 at 04:51 PM
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    A shout out to @timmell for his video, and for @xelnia hosting it on YouTube!

    Kotaku has a new article about Billy Mitchell's interview yesterday with East Side Dave. Within, it quotes Billy's surprising claim that Pete Bouvier, owner of ...

    Updated 02-07-2018 at 05:48 PM by The Evener

  13. King of Kong Ten Years Later - A Scene Revisited

    02-02-2018 at 10:19 PM
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    The Seth Gordon-directed docudrama The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters introduced Twin Galaxies and the holy grail of Donkey Kong supremacy to wide public acclaim. The film was not without its detractors, though, including claims that it was a fraud for ...

    Updated 02-03-2018 at 05:51 AM by The Evener

  14. Return of TG Certificates Soon

    10-02-2017 at 04:54 AM
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    I'm really glad to see that Twin Galaxies certificates are *almost* back! If you missed it, there was a brief update about their status as a "coming soon" initiative (see "Quick General Update") For me, the TG certificate in the early 2000s was the gold standard.

    I'm a little curious if ...
  15. The Fame Experiment

    10-08-2016 at 11:03 AM
    Okay, I like the Wall, but I've been holding back a little. I don't want to become too famous.



    I understand that some people might be getting wall alerts who aren't on my friends list. I'm curious how many that actually might be -- is it just a few, or is it the TG community? ...

    Updated 10-08-2016 at 11:08 AM by The Evener

  16. I have a Wall!

    09-28-2016 at 04:39 PM
    Interesting! I have a wall, and it seems to be the default screen when I'm logged in! What to say, that is the question.
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