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  1. Analogue Pocket!

    10-16-2019 at 10:51 AM
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    I'm sure some of you have seen this, but I can't wait to get my hands on one when they release in 2020:

    https://www.analogue.co/pocket/It is a real shame that unless TG changes/clarifies their stance on FPGA consoles that it won't be able to be used for score submissions here.
  2. Fixing Karate Champ MAME tracks...help?

    07-24-2019 at 02:33 PM
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    Hey everyone, I just wanted to get everyone's thoughts on this and how I should proceed...

    There are 2 versions of Karate Champ that were released, the original and an updated version called "Player vs Player". They can easily be told apart from each other by the scenery that the ...
  3. I DID record this run! =)

    06-26-2019 at 05:51 PM
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    New personal best score tonight at Galloping Ghost Arcade on Karate Champ (player vs player version):


    Updated 06-27-2019 at 01:09 AM by HAN

  4. File this one under: Runs I should have recorded

    06-19-2019 at 03:18 PM
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    Would have been 3rd on the all time Karate Champ leaderboards...

    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/karate-champ/arcade/points/page/1?ref=fbshareDoh!

    But that 271K record is seriously impressive, better than all the MARP records and would have to be mostly perfects on the bricks bonus stages. ...
  5. Mike "LUMBO" Lombardi to attempt Mat Mania WR increase!

    06-01-2019 at 08:53 PM
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    Although his score beating the decades old record was approved, he wasn't happy with his final score...So he's going to be streaming again tomorrow starting at approx. 10AM central at https://www.twitch.tv/gallopingghostarcade Hope to see some of you in the stream chat! :)
  6. Mat Mania World Record attempt stream now live!

    05-05-2019 at 09:19 AM
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    www.twitch.tv/gallopingghostarcade
  7. Mat Mania 30+ year World Record unofficially broken!

    04-30-2019 at 07:27 PM
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    Galloping Ghost Arcade's had a few great scores set there recently, but this one might top them...

    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/mat-mania/arcade/page/1?ref=fbshareI do stress this is unofficial, unfortunately the first part of the run wasn't recorded properly. Lumbo will be back ...
  8. A case for not showing (or changing) "IN PROCESS" scores on the leaderboards...

    02-27-2019 at 02:00 PM
    Galloping Ghost Arcade recently got the game Space Firebird added to the floor on Monday. I was looking up the TG top score so that the players here knew what they were up against and this is what I found:Image caption
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/space-firebird/arcade

    One might assume ...
  9. Awesome Game Replays feat. Alien Syndrome (10/28/18)

    10-26-2018 at 11:44 AM
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    If anyone is interested in watching/supporting, this Sunday I will be a guest host on Awesome Game Replays. We will be covering my Alien Syndrome arcade run (which is currently in the submission queue) and I will be commentating along with the run showing all the tactics and secrets that I know ...

    Updated 10-26-2018 at 11:47 AM by HAN

  10. Gun Smoke (Arcade) - How would YOU adjudicate this?

    06-27-2018 at 09:57 AM
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    As an employee at Galloping Ghost Arcade, I get to see a great number of excellent players doing their thing on a weekly basis.

    One of our local players, Bryan, is getting really good at Gun.Smoke. He's done several 1 credit clears (1CC) of the game and is contemplating going after the ...

    Updated 06-27-2018 at 10:20 AM by HAN

  11. T20 - Annual Tournament at Galloping Ghost Arcade (Aug 10-12)

    05-30-2018 at 11:42 AM
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    It's been awhile since I've posted (both wall posts and submissions!), but I wanted to take this time to invite anyone that wants to come out to our annual tournament at Galloping Ghost Arcade.

    The tournament is called T20; 20 games are chosen and not revealed until the day of the event. ...

    Updated 05-30-2018 at 11:45 AM by HAN

  12. Disappearing Submission?

    05-14-2018 at 11:36 PM
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    Logged in and was just checking to see if any of my 3 pending submission had any activity, and 1 of them is totally gone! Not accepted, not rejected, didn't cancel, nothing. It was for "Sly Spy [US revision 3]" on the MAME platform, and the thread had at least 1 or 2 responses. My initial adjudication ...
  13. Site functionality issues - where to report?

    02-21-2018 at 01:07 PM
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    Tagging @admin staff and @TWINGALAXIES -

    Is there a proper area to report issues like these?

    1) "Recent comments" section text it whited out. Only appears this way in dark theme/night mode:
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    2) Dark theme / night mode ...
  14. Youtube link in profile not working?

    01-24-2018 at 11:47 AM
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    Sorry to post this to everyone's wall that follows me, but there seems to be an issue when I try to link my Youtube account on my profile:

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    I've tried copy/pasting both the channel ID and user ID numbers into the field we are allowed to edit and both send ...
  15. Site functionality issue

    01-16-2018 at 04:50 PM
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    @Admin @TWIN GALAXIES

    The links to immediately back to the submission queue are disappearing for me when I scroll too far up or down.
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  16. New pickup - Sega System 16B Shinobi PCB!

    09-15-2017 at 11:18 PM
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    Recently I was able to get a good deal on an original Sega system 16B Shinobi PCB and jamma adapter. I'm going to attempt recording a run where I get all the of "Special Bonus" 20,000 point awards for finishing the stages without the use of projectiles.


    While this S-video direct
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    Updated 09-16-2017 at 01:07 AM by HAN

  17. How fast can you mash? Cool site tracks button pressing speed!

    09-13-2017 at 03:19 PM
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    Found this cool site while browsing shmups.system11.org that tracks how fast your button presses / inputs are:



    Those Hudson Shooting watches go for quite a bit these days, but this
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  18. Hori Real Arcade Pro VX SA Kai Joystick Modding

    04-13-2017 at 11:46 PM
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    I was inspired to get an old joystick in better shape today after @Max stopped by the arcade today with his joystick.

    Here are some before shots:





    I was hoping to ...

    Updated 09-12-2017 at 02:29 PM by HAN

  19. Green Beret / Rush 'N Attack...To Attack the Max Out or not? Counter-stop or HAN-Stop?

    04-02-2017 at 07:45 PM
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    I've been giving this a lot of thought while practicing Green Beret lately - It's always in the back of my head...Should I go for it?

    I don't think I've ever attempted something so challenging as a counterstop on a game of this difficulty. While I still enjoy the game, full runs are ...
  20. New Rotatable PC Monitor!

    03-20-2017 at 11:28 PM
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    I did a bit of research and for the value, this monitor seemed the best choice. It's a Dell model # U2414H 23.8” inch LED screen; It's able to rotate 90 degrees in either direction. It has very low response time (8ms) and I'm really liking it so far.

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    Updated 03-20-2017 at 11:41 PM by HAN

  21. Why do I play so much better at the arcade?!? (Or, why do I stink on MAME? )

    03-15-2017 at 08:40 PM
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    I haven't blogged on TG in a while, so I thought I should write about something that's been on my mind while gaming...

    Is it just me, or do I play like a different person at the arcade for some games? I recently had a new personal best on Scramble (the evil Stern version with fast-draining ...

    Updated 03-15-2017 at 08:43 PM by HAN

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  22. New Years Gaming Resolutions?

    12-24-2016 at 09:22 AM
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    Along with other self-improvement goals, at the New Year I always think of what games I want to try to complete/1cc/high score on next. Then, like other new years resolutions, I revisit these goals through the year to check on my progress, and finally come back at the end of the year and see how I ...

    Updated 03-16-2017 at 12:06 AM by HAN

  23. Recent gaming goals reached! Looking to the future...

    11-01-2016 at 07:57 PM
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    As some of you know, I like to set goals for myself of either getting a 1cc (completing a game with one credit) or a specific score goal.

    Lately, I've been all about 1cc goals, but sometimes good scores happen naturally in the process, i.e. Pulstar, where there is no "milking" strategies ...

    Updated 03-16-2017 at 12:03 AM by HAN

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  24. The Future of Neo Geo Arcade platform submissions...? The Neo SD!

    10-18-2016 at 11:24 PM
    While wandering the vastness of the web today, I stumbled upon something that looked familiar. Nice, a new SD card solution...wait, for Neo Geo MVS games?



    Made by a small team of software devs, the
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    Updated 09-12-2017 at 02:37 PM by HAN

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  25. Arcade - Pit Fighter 1cc video and thoughts

    10-09-2016 at 07:36 PM
    I've finally managed to clear Pit Fighter! I used the "pitfight6" romset, as that is the one required for TG and also has the most score entries on MARP, as well. Unfortunately, this run can't be submitted to TG, as this was done on default settings; the MAME track for this game on TG calls for "Hardest" ...

    Updated 03-16-2017 at 12:05 AM by HAN

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