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  1. Undisputed Champions - Update ?

    06-10-2019 at 09:57 AM
    Just asking if anyone has the time to update the following thread. I might be able to do so later in June during a vacation but that's up in the air for the moment.

    https://www.twingalaxies.com/content.php/3362-UNDISPUTED-Champions?page=2#comments

    There's another somewhat related ...
  2. What are the Arcade Records that "May Never be Broken"...Now ?

    06-07-2019 at 09:55 PM
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    Over the years this topic has been discussed and debated extensively. I remember a few years back discussing five TG records that may stand the test of time and that list has since changed.

    I also read on the IVGHOF site relating to the list of 2017 nominees discussing Mike Klug's "Pole ...
  3. Worst Nomination Ever !!

    06-01-2019 at 11:03 AM
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    Now if this isn't hypocritical I don't know what is.Apparently I just received an E-MAIL indicating that I am a nominee for the 2019 IVGHOF Hall of Fame, something I neither asked for nor want, BUT more importantly I should fail the so-called "Code of Ethics" with flying colours.

    http://www.ivghof.info/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Official-Code-of-ethics.pdf ...
  4. Wall Entry at 05-29-2019 06:23 AM

    05-29-2019 at 02:24 AM
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    Did something screwy happen since last night with respect to the submitted scores section of the site ? This is what I see below.

  5. "TGTS" Records

    05-27-2019 at 12:26 AM
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    Last year on a whim I compiled a list of the "TGTS" records that I was aware of...records on titles that were generally either "marathonable" or conducive to long-play.

    Not sure how well this enclosure will show up, but I'm curious how many of these have since been beaten.

    ...
  6. Limbo by Zeeangoo

    05-17-2019 at 01:26 PM
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    Has anyone played the game "Limbo" before ? I was not aware of the title until just now.

    A very interesting puzzle game, it is played (from what I have seen so far) entirely in black and white, and as far as the character that you control, all you see is the dark outline and two spooky ...
  7. Setting Up a New Variation

    05-05-2019 at 03:36 PM
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    How do you go about adding a variation to an existing platform/title combination ?

    I looked into the Info/Help Tutorials and it indicates to click "Propose New Tracks" under "Scores and Ranks" but no such button seems to exist.

    It's easy enough to create a brand ...
  8. Avengers: Endgame - My Prediction...on Gate Receipts

    04-24-2019 at 08:23 AM
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    I'm sure that a good number of us will see this film at some point as it is arguably one of the most anticipated film sequels of all time, even more so than a "Star Trek III: the Search for Spock" was when the possibility of the deceased "Mr Spock" character coming back was clear. ...
  9. Gamers Trying to Stay Awake

    04-22-2019 at 05:29 PM
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    I did some research this year into the popular brand "5 Hour Energy Drink" as I know a few people in gaming who rely on this to keep themselves awake especially when marathoning...plus one or two co-workers who also make this part of their daily diet.

    My research is on two parts...first ...
  10. Hard to Believe that a Year has Passed

    04-16-2019 at 11:29 AM
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    There is an interesting article which chronicles the since-removed scores of Billy Mitchell which appears on the one year anniversary since the TG ruling.

    It is very well-written and covers all the bases, definitely worth the time to read.

    http://donkeykongforum.com/index.php?topic=2529 ...
  11. Wall Entry at 03-31-2019 12:57 AM

    03-30-2019 at 09:05 PM
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    "Canyon Bomber" (arcade/MAME) has been "beaten" by a few people already...reaching and finishing the 4th stage while dealing with a computer opponent that gets 3 fresh "misses" per stage. One gamer that I know of (Fred Pastore) even did it without a single miss until he ...
  12. Wall Entry at 03-25-2019 04:18 PM

    03-25-2019 at 12:23 PM
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    Out of personal curiosity, has anyone tried successfully submitting a nominee to the annual hall of (s)hame to that "organization" known as the IVGHOF via their online submission form ?

    I am trying to nominate Rudy Ferretti for the "Walter Day Lifetime Achievement Award" and ...
  13. Wall Entry at 03-23-2019 05:10 PM

    03-23-2019 at 01:11 PM
    What happened to all of the Archived forum categories and threads ? All of them seem to have disappeared.

    Can't remember the last time I saw them there to be exact, but it was definitely within the past 60 days.
  14. Wall Entry at 03-09-2019 12:56 PM

    03-09-2019 at 09:01 AM
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    We all remember clips of actual classic arcade games in movies...John Connor playing "Missile Command" and "After Burner" in "T2: Judgment Day" for one...but there is one recollection that I have from the early 1980's that I cannot place the movie for an was hoping ...
  15. Wall Entry at 03-09-2019 03:16 AM

    03-08-2019 at 11:23 PM
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    I wonder, in light of FOX's recently announced decision, if it will suddenly be deemed politically incorrect to submit to TG records for "Michael Jackson's Moonwalker" ?

    The comment from FOX officials that they are against book burning but since "The Simpsons" are ...
  16. If You Could be the Very Best at One Title

    03-06-2019 at 07:27 PM
    I had a lengthy conversation with someone tonight on a variety of topics in gaming including some that were completely spur-of-the-moment, and one above all stuck out as I had never considered it before...

    If I could be the world's absolute, unbeatable best on any arcade title, which would ...
  17. Hypothetical 5-Minute Event

    03-02-2019 at 12:47 PM
    If there was an arcade/MAME-based event where you were allowed to choose which five (5) titles from the following list you would play, and the rules were that you could only play each title for sixty (60) seconds from the moment you hit the start button, and your ranking would be based on the combined ...
  18. Wall Entry at 02-13-2019 11:55 AM

    02-13-2019 at 08:03 AM
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    I recently submitted a 35K inaugural MAME record on "Asteroids" (no movement) which was accepted, and the since-higher submission is currently in review which is fine, but when I click on the record/leaderboard search for the variation, the 59K higer score is listed as "In Process" ...
  19. Wall Entry at 02-08-2019 03:18 AM

    02-07-2019 at 11:20 PM
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    Hi:

    Gamer "LEXA" sent me a PM and I want to make sure that he receives the best possible response. This is regarding arcade "R-Type".

    Can someone please post the information requested or send him a PM ? Greatly appreciated and thanks...and I DO WISH ...
  20. Wall Entry at 01-24-2019 09:58 PM

    01-24-2019 at 06:00 PM
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    Congratulations to Rodrigo Lopes for surpassing me on the TG leaderboard. Hard work does pay off.
  21. There are two arcade games that I wish to see in my life time...

    09-02-2018 at 11:09 PM
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    The first is a title that I have only seen once before, in a movie no less. "Bouncer" is briefly seen in a 1980's film called "Ninja III: the Domination" - https://www.arcade-museum.com/game_detail.php?game_id=7201

    The other is a title that I actually DID play decades ...
  22. Wall Entry at 09-03-2018 02:54 AM

    09-02-2018 at 10:56 PM
    The following is one of the rarest arcade titles out there...and NONE of us will ever get to see it or play it. Ever.

    I remember reading about this many years back and on a whim decided to look it up to see if anything was written about it over the years. Here goes...

    https://www.michigansthumb.com/news/article/Ben-Affleck-J-Lo-Get-Custom-Video-Game-7335990.php

    Director ...
  23. Wall Entry at 08-31-2018 06:53 AM

    08-31-2018 at 03:04 AM
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    There's a stance that I hold in personal regard as to gamers in general which I would like to share. Not everyone will agree with this, but here goes.

    I believe, after all my gaming experience since as far back as 1969, and based in part on my TG experience as well, that there are basically ...
  24. Wall Entry at 08-27-2018 02:59 AM

    08-26-2018 at 11:36 PM
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    The game that never was.

    Way, way back...in the 2000-2002 range...I had an idea which I shared with then-TG referee Ron Corcoran. The idea never came to be but not only was it started to some extent, but several other high-profile gamers really were intrigued by the possibilities.

    I'm ...
  25. Wall Entry at 08-24-2018 03:32 AM

    08-23-2018 at 11:44 PM
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    I found out recently during an interview that I participated in that a gamer went on record that, years back, they gave what they called "tip money" to TG staffers as a form of "appreciation" for the anticipated validation of their submitted performance.

    Further, the gamer ...
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