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  1. New Game Follow Function

    02-13-2021 at 10:51 AM
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    It was added a little while ago but never announced...It is now possible to "Follow" games in the TG database!For instance, Donkey Kong Arcade's Follow button can be found here:https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/donkey-kong/arcadeTo follow a game, just find any game in the database and ...
  2. Milliseconds Have Arrived!

    02-13-2021 at 10:40 AM
    We are pleased to announce that the Twin Galaxies video player now is capable of showing MILLISECONDS in its elapsed time display!A few interesting items:1.) As far as we know, Youtube, Twitch, Vimeo, etc. do not seem to supply this functionality. It's possible that maybe we overlooked something, ...

    Updated 02-13-2021 at 10:52 AM by Jace Hall

  3. Flashback Disputes

    01-31-2021 at 11:09 AM
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    Just an update -We have decided that the best solution for certain disputes regarding EMU Intellivision Flashback titles is to move those scores to an EMU track that indicates the nature of the performance.Ideally, TG would have an ability to sort/list/filter a single leaderboard in such a manner that ...
  4. Site Update

    12-20-2020 at 04:57 PM
    (From engineering group led by @admin staff )
    In the never ending quest to improve security, due to a recent change on our server, a vulnerability was reported that in theory allowed for possible unauthorized access to some of our system data. This could allow vandals to harm the site - so we are
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  5. Decisions Needed?

    12-12-2020 at 05:55 PM
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    Dear Community:As it is becoming more difficult to keep track of all the various policy conversations that need specific TG Admin level decision making, this wall post is an attempt to ask the community for a concise list of each policy decision that is currently being discussed and needed.If you are ...
  6. DK Attempt Live Now

    12-07-2020 at 02:57 PM
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    Proven TG World Record Holder and Member @maximumsteve has decided to work on setting a new personal best on the Arcade version of Donkey Kong , and judging from the title of his stream the accomplishment may have bigger implications!You can check out @maximumsteve 's stream here:https://www.twitch.tv/maximumsteve ...
  7. The Old Twin Galaxies Video Tape Archive Wiki Link

    11-27-2020 at 11:40 PM
    Over the span of 30+ years, many passionate video game players have submitted amazing performances to Twin Galaxies with a desire for recognition and acknowledgement.The vast majority of the performances that were sent to Twin Galaxies were recorded on VHS video tape (or DVD), and TG referees would ...

    Updated 11-28-2020 at 12:08 AM by Jace Hall

  8. INP Archive Available!

    11-27-2020 at 11:35 PM
    Dear Community,We finally located, restored and have made the entire TG INP Archive available for the community to view and appreciate the great performances of incredible players!You can access the Twin Galaxies INP Archive by clicking HERE.Any member that would like to see a particular INP file attached ...
  9. TG LIVE STREAM LATER TODAY

    11-27-2020 at 01:28 PM
    We will be streaming this full tape later today. We will all see what it contains together. Perhaps some discoveries can be made!
  10. VHS ARCHIVE STREAM UPDATE

    11-24-2020 at 11:41 PM
    We are happy to announce that we made some huge tech improvements to our ability to stream old archived VHS tapes with even greater quality and smoothness!COMPARE THIS NEW UPDATED VERSION
    vzaar-player

    TO THE OLD VERSION!https://www.twitch.tv/videos/813480385This is great news for both the ability to examine ...
  11. In Case You Missed it...

    11-23-2020 at 11:02 PM
    vzaar-player
    We ran our first test live broadcast today to make sure that our ability to stream all the archive video tapes we have is working properly.We grabbed a tape at random and played it. We have not checked to see if this is a score that was accepted or if this was a submission that was not processed ...

    Updated 11-23-2020 at 11:04 PM by Jace Hall

  12. Lost Steve Wiebe Donkey Kong Jr. Performance Found

    11-21-2020 at 06:20 PM
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    Twin Galaxies member @FBX posted a note over on the Donkey Kong Forum -
    Not sure if this is worth any interest like the 885K DK score, but my brother and I just found a digital backup of Steve's 1,014,100 score for DK Junior from back in 2001-2002. Again, this was so long ago that we had
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  13. Legendary Pac Man Players

    11-18-2020 at 12:29 PM
    you have never seen this...
    The Twin Galaxies Pac-Man Kill Screen Challenge had some of the greatest Pac-Man players in the world make history and marathon Pac-Man for the first time ever.
    Don Hayes, Dwayne Richard, Abdner Ashman, and Tim Balderramos ...

    Updated 11-18-2020 at 01:11 PM by Jace Hall

  14. The INPs...resurface

    11-17-2020 at 12:54 PM
    Behold all the INPs that were submitted to TG between 2005-2012.Problem:These INPs should be individually attached to the records that are posted on the corresponding leaderboards.This would have to be done manually by someone. TG is a long way away from spending the kind of resources it would require ...
  15. The Archive Adventure Continues

    11-17-2020 at 12:11 PM
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    Seemingly discovering some rare items such as an original @sprinter461 Tim McVey Day poster in mint conditionArticles, certificates, rare banners, the journey advances...

    Updated 11-17-2020 at 12:19 PM by TWIN GALAXIES

  16. Exploring TG Archives

    11-16-2020 at 10:58 PM
    Dear Community,As part of the preparation involved in TG eventually live streaming some of old archived TG video tape submissions, we have finally decided to begin going through some of the various boxes to determine what may be available.Lots of interesting and historical material has been found ...
  17. Steve Wiebe's 885k DK recording recovered!

    11-14-2020 at 01:49 AM
    vzaar-player
    There was a recent post in our forums announcing that a score performance from Steve Wiebe which was believed to be lost, has now been found.TG member @FBX said:
    On August 30th, 2001, Steve Wiebe recorded a score on Donkey Kong of 885,900. I recall receiving this tape in a box of various tapes
    ...
  18. Site Offline at 1am PST Monday Aug 16, 2020 for Maintenance

    08-16-2020 at 02:41 PM

    Heads up! @admin staff and team will be taking the site offline at 1am PST Monday Aug 16, 2020 for maintenance purposes for a few hours.This means that you may not have access to the site and any submission uploads that are in process at the moment the site is taken offline may not complete.We ...
  19. Billy Mitchell v. Twin Galaxies [antiSLAPP] Evidence and Materials - Donkey Kong Dispute Updated

    06-27-2020 at 04:12 PM
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    Dear Community:We have updated the Jeremy Young Donkey Kong Arcade Dispute Claim Thread with the materials below.---On Friday June 26,2020, Twin Galaxies' formally responded to Mr. Mitchell's opposition filing to our Anti-Slapp motion.

    Please find all the documents, details and evidence ...
  20. PROPOSED MAME RULE SUBMISSION ADDITION

    05-04-2020 at 02:02 AM
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    Dear Community,Twin Galaxies is considering making an addition to the general rules surrounding MAME submissions.For those that are interested, we ask that you please review the below wording and help us come to the best verbiage so that confusion is kept to a minimum!The proposed rule addition is as ...

    Updated 05-04-2020 at 02:05 AM by Jace Hall

  21. Updated Policy and Guideline Area

    09-21-2019 at 06:35 PM
    Dear Community,We have updated and moved the Guidelines and Policy area to the Wiki for easier maintenance and updating.Please only use and refer to it for the relevant matters that it contains. We will be updating the site's menu system to point to it soon.

    https://www.twingalaxies.com/wiki_index.php?title=Policy:Official-Book-of-TG-GuidelinesOne ...
  22. Tournament System Announcement/Update

    07-05-2019 at 05:20 PM
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    Hello Community!Some of you might have noticed that our tournament system is now accessible. This was by no means an intentional launch.Overzealous engineers activated the tournament system to do some in house testing and didn’t think about the fact that everyone else would see it as well.

    After ...

    Updated 07-05-2019 at 05:24 PM by TWIN GALAXIES

  23. Flashback Friday/TGRewind on Social Media

    04-12-2019 at 10:41 AM
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    Hello Twin Galaxies Community!

    As mentioned previously in a post by @Dave Hawksett .....

    "We are seeking images of old-school gaming and hardware and all things related. Past tournaments, arcades and cabinets, home computer and console stuff, collections – if it’s ...

    Updated 04-12-2019 at 10:48 AM by TWIN GALAXIES

  24. Wall Entry at 12-25-2018 04:00 PM

    12-25-2018 at 04:03 PM

    From all of us at Twin Galaxies, we wish everyone a joyous and safe holiday season!
    May your scores be high and your game wishlist be fulfilled!
  25. New Platform, New Track Thread :)

    06-14-2018 at 10:46 PM
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    Please use this thread to post your request for new tracks on the new platforms.
    We are not putting a limit on new tracks for these platforms so request away. :)

    As a reminder, these platforms are:

    Commodore Plus 4 / C16 / C116 ...

    Updated 10-30-2020 at 05:20 PM by jmb

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