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  1. A princess in a world of dragaons

    02-22-2021 at 07:35 PM
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    Man i love goodwill. This bad girl works, not making any tracks anytime soon, still busy with atari and centipede (arcade) but this was at my last stop at goodwill and i think its pretty neat cosmetics. i tested it, it works, tried 1 of the games, definitely aimed at very young kids but maybe the other ...
  2. How to track tomagotchi

    02-15-2021 at 07:44 AM
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    First lets get the inevitable buzzkills out of the way, advice like "just don't" will be disregarded, this is looking for advice on "how" not "should".

    I'm thinking the real issue is of course you're not gonna submit video of keeping you pet alive for ...

    Updated 02-15-2021 at 07:52 AM by Snowflake (grammar spelling)

  3. hopeful info on jjt juan's cred hit

    01-28-2021 at 01:48 PM
    Juan, you approved this submission which has now been disputed and removed. https://www.twingalaxies.com/showthread.php/224266-Dispute-Simon-Leitch-M-A-M-E-Galaga-Namco-rev-B-Points-Marathon-Player-Pablo-Forc%C3%A9n-Score-718-450
    i'm not going to dig through every disputed submission to find ...
  4. Atari ghostbusters

    01-11-2021 at 09:39 PM
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    ok been playing atari ghostbusters could use some help. This game absolutley requires reading the instructions, but even after the instructions two main issues

    1. trapping the damn ghosts
    2. what makes the marshmallow man appear?3ghosts leaving

    marshmellow man is an easy 2k points if ...
  5. Atari Grand Prix manual particularly useful

    01-04-2021 at 09:16 PM
    so i now go back and read all manuals on current games and you sometimes find the answer to what we've been trying to figure outhttps://atariage.com/manual_page.php?SystemID=2600&ItemTypeID=&Software LabelID=220¤tPage=5&maxPages=6¤tPage=3

    1. in @GregDeg 's pefromance ...
  6. Should twin galaxies care about significant figures?

    01-01-2021 at 12:10 PM
    I noticed 1.90 gets turned into 1.9, which is true from a pure math point of view, but from science, video games and anything else its a problem.

    you know, 1.9 just means that if you measure with accuracy to the 1/10s, its 1.9 whereas 1.90 means the margin of error is even smaller.

    for ...
  7. fine i'll make this post again

    12-31-2020 at 12:01 AM
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    i've reported this bug a few times and each time they fix it by just jumping between two different bugs
    the system does not deal well with 2 scores submitted at once. currently, if you have multiple scores submitted at once, the moment one goes through, everyone gets esi based on all pedning ...

    Updated 12-31-2020 at 12:04 AM by Snowflake

  8. in other news...

    12-30-2020 at 04:27 PM
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  9. Can TG truly be "best in the world" without everyone in the world?

    12-03-2020 at 08:40 AM
    I've been thinking of this for a while, and the peer choice awards really brings it to light as i think of who deserves recognition. Twin Galaxies is getting better at no longer just being middle aged white american males. We've now moved onto being males of all ages and races from all english ...

    Updated 12-03-2020 at 09:15 AM by Snowflake

  10. super low priority request for the back burner

    11-30-2020 at 09:04 AM
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    i'd like to see a column for time of record (as a marathoner i care about this even when not officially tracked). This doesnt have to be precise, i'd be fine with it automated where the length of the video is used even though the video isnt all game play, i'd be fine with someone given access ...
  11. When did atari Bermuda Triangle become so popular

    11-29-2020 at 01:52 PM
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    so i've been working my through my atari collection playing all my games i never played and got to bermuda triangle. dont even have 10k yet just started. kinda cool game actually. i check out the score board, only 3 are pretgsap and tgsap has 11 entries that took the 17k piece by piece up to 1 million. ...
  12. Galloping Ghost thrown under the bus?

    11-27-2020 at 01:29 AM
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    Curios how the GGA feels about billy blaming his lack of skill on their shoddy workmanship. We've heard its the board, its the tilt of the screen (omg i love that one, does the screen tilting make pacman go in the tilt direction faster cause of gravity lol), its cause of the joystick, its cause ...

    Updated 11-27-2020 at 01:36 AM by Snowflake

  13. I am thankful for a tg bug that lets me beat greg

    11-26-2020 at 08:54 AM
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    That bug where multiple submissions at once get added up for your esi, hey, if i cant beat greg honestly i'll all for cheating. Its the classic TG way!
  14. Can anyone explain the high score issue with billy's game?

    11-24-2020 at 01:22 PM
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    the issue was brought up in stream but i think misinterperted exactly how the high score is changing, so let me explain in a largeer comment here

    day1
    high score is 12930
    billy eventulaly passes 12930 and new highscore is 977480direct feed goes out, billy moves camera away from machine
    when ...
  15. Atari Krull rule brain storming

    11-23-2020 at 08:15 AM
    krull is one of those games where accidental leeching can easily happen. the global rules really arent sufficient for this. theres just too much grey area in deciding whats an honest accident, whats on purpose and where the line is. so i suggest we rename the current track "leechfest" and ...
  16. everyone stop what you're doing

    11-10-2020 at 05:39 PM
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    Tim zerbie is watching king of kong and giving his commentray. This is better than MST3Khttps://www.twitch.tv/futura1978?fbclid=IwAR2GKW02RkSw4smRGJyYtjk0EdkyME BkO8E_dwP9w0IincGHzo-kEo3WeXw
  17. Thank you Jace

    11-09-2020 at 12:02 PM
    This actually hit me while thinking of the nonsense. quite a drama filled time between election and donkey kong lawsuitsIt just hit how much of a saint jace has been, i think we've been too harsh on himImagine you buy a car advertised as working fine, but it has all sorts of problems. At first you ...
  18. Time for a tunnel runner strategy post

    11-04-2020 at 04:24 PM
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    i was gonna quit this game, then steve motivated me to keep going, now i'm stuck half way between obsessing over a game i hate but i also kinda comgin to like it. so heres the shortest view of tips i have for now and lets see if anyone can build on it for me

    1. the instruction booklet has ...
  19. i'm bored rereporitng the old bug

    10-30-2020 at 03:53 PM
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    so the old esi bug, whatever, but i bet this is related, i had to lo
    curse that snowflake, i really hate that guy always beating my records.
  20. is it off season for atari

    10-29-2020 at 10:38 PM
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    so i've been cutting back on hearthstone and hitting atari vcs/2600 much harder but it seems like most of the time mine is the only atari sub in the queue. Whats going on? are all atari players except me also avid snow boarders?
  21. Sore loser post

    10-27-2020 at 09:46 PM
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    I say the title a bit self depricating since i'm fighting the urge to say "i cant do it so it must be impossible" but i'm starting to have real doubts about the spacechase atari scores. not just because they're from 1983 so presumably imported from a magazine, but the unfairness ...
  22. ok i'll just outright beg for tapeworm help

    10-20-2020 at 10:09 PM
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    @CWK @stygian you guys figured out how to max tapeworm. I'll often submit my lower scores get some conversation going and pick up the tips i need along the way that way. but i've submitted a few scores for tapeworm alreayd and at my wits end. i dont get it it seems just random how the ...
  23. whatever, i'll report it

    10-20-2020 at 06:47 PM
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    remember when i reported the old bug of adding all your current submission esi on a single track was replaced by just looking at the highest one, even if the highest one hadnt finished. that is to say, if you have one low sub and one high sub and the low sub goes through you get credit for the high

    well ...
  24. the outside view

    10-12-2020 at 09:48 PM
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    though i maintain the headline is factually wrong, its close enough that i think some would dismiss my complain as semantics. anywhere, just saw this in a nintendo switch facebook group im in
    https://realotakugamer.com/billy-mitchell-allegedly-caught-on-tape-admitting-to-using-faked-tapes-for-investigation?fbclid=IwAR3448COZMDTHdrO09pKK6tIfk8 TauLpJsVoekE70zltHsg-cy8nIo2Q7ko ...
  25. maybe i shouldnt report this bug but...

    10-12-2020 at 02:50 PM
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    so the esi bug used to be if you had two submission in the queue for the same game, and one went through you'd get esi for all subs added together

    i recently commented that had been fixed but replaced with a smaller bug where if you have multiple subs go through, you automatically get credit ...
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