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  1. Site Maintenance - New Submissions Disabled

    10-05-2021 at 01:45 AM
    Oct. 7, 2021 12:47AM PST - UPDATE - SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW RE-ENABLED. THANK YOU****ATTENTION****We must disable the ability to submit new video performances so that we can investigate a technical issue as well as complete some site maintenance. We can not have new incoming videos while we do this.Adjudication ...

    Updated 10-06-2021 at 11:47 PM by Jace Hall

  2. If you are using an iPhone or Mac you may want to update it immediately.

    09-13-2021 at 01:38 PM
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    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/13/technology/apple-software-update-spyware-nso-group.htmlJust FYI
  3. Video Game Record Teaches Pest Control

    07-23-2021 at 11:40 AM
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    We got this message today.Apparently, computer AI has identified how well some of our members handle pest control...From: Jesse Stark <jesse @gmail.com>
    Subject: Research on How To Get Rid of Centipedes

    Dear Editor,

    My name is Jesse and I’m an Editor at Happy DIY Home. ...
  4. Multi-Participant Submissions Complete

    07-08-2021 at 11:09 AM
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    should be working correctly now.This is a long requested feature that the community has been asking for. We are pleased to have finally implemented Multi-Participant Submissions under TGSAP.Please let us know if you encounter any bugs/problems.Thank ...

    Updated 07-08-2021 at 11:14 AM by TWIN GALAXIES

  5. Quick Update

    04-30-2021 at 12:15 PM
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    Just a small note to let the community know that we have been working on creating the ability for members to use aliases for their participation on the site.To be clear, in order to be VERIFIED and submit, adjudicate and participate in various Twin Galaxies site functions, Twin Galaxies must still have/retain ...

    Updated 04-30-2021 at 12:18 PM by TWIN GALAXIES

  6. Tagging and Categorizing Games in the Database!

    03-09-2021 at 12:01 PM
    Dear Community.Twin Galaxies is pleased to announce that it has implemented the ability for the community to tag games in the database with genre type and other information.Each game can have up tp 10 tags to help describe the type of game it may be.Once all of the games have been properly tagged, TG ...

    Updated 03-09-2021 at 12:05 PM by Jace Hall

  7. New Game Follow Function

    02-13-2021 at 09:51 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 ...
  8. Milliseconds Have Arrived!

    02-13-2021 at 09:40 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 09:52 AM by Jace Hall

  9. Flashback Disputes

    01-31-2021 at 10:09 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 ...
  10. Site Update

    12-20-2020 at 03:57 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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  11. Decisions Needed?

    12-12-2020 at 04:55 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 ...
  12. DK Attempt Live Now

    12-07-2020 at 01:57 PM
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    Proven TG World Record Holder and Member @ ...
  13. The Old Twin Galaxies Video Tape Archive Wiki Link

    11-27-2020 at 10:40 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 11-27-2020 at 11:08 PM by Jace Hall

  14. INP Archive Available!

    11-27-2020 at 10:35 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 ...
  15. TG LIVE STREAM LATER TODAY

    11-27-2020 at 12:28 PM
    We will be streaming this full tape later today. We will all see what it contains together. Perhaps some discoveries can be made!
  16. VHS ARCHIVE STREAM UPDATE

    11-24-2020 at 10:41 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! is great news for both the ability to examine ...
  17. In Case You Missed it...

    11-23-2020 at 10:02 PM
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    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 10:04 PM by Jace Hall

  18. Lost Steve Wiebe Donkey Kong Jr. Performance Found

    11-21-2020 at 05:20 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
    ...
  19. Legendary Pac Man Players

    11-18-2020 at 11:29 AM
    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 12:11 PM by Jace Hall

  20. The INPs...resurface

    11-17-2020 at 11:54 AM
    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 ...
  21. The Archive Adventure Continues

    11-17-2020 at 11:11 AM
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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 11:19 AM by TWIN GALAXIES

  22. Exploring TG Archives

    11-16-2020 at 09:58 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 ...
  23. Steve Wiebe's 885k DK recording recovered!

    11-14-2020 at 12:49 AM
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    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
    ...
  24. Site Offline at 1am PST Monday Aug 16, 2020 for Maintenance

    08-16-2020 at 01:41 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 ...
  25. Billy Mitchell v. Twin Galaxies [antiSLAPP] Evidence and Materials - Donkey Kong Dispute Updated

    06-27-2020 at 03:12 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 ...
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