1. Finished Monitor Swap-out in Cockail Cab

    03-19-2018 at 05:34 PM
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    Hey everyone!

    I had the weekend to myself so i decided to get down and dirty with my cocktail cab.

    I’d been experimenting with using the VGA output from my iCade 60-in-1 for a number of reasons. Firstly, CRT PC monitors are far easier to come by than CGA arcade monitors, and ...

    Updated 03-19-2018 at 07:04 PM by bensweeneyonbass

  2. I’m Back

    03-16-2018 at 09:05 PM
    Hey everyone!

    After a much-needed mental health leave from TG I’m happy to announce I’m back online.

    Be aware, though, that the entire time I’ve been gone I’ve done my best to speak well of TG despite some doubts and insecurities I had when I took my ...
  3. Moderated Me Right Out Of Here

    01-06-2018 at 05:24 PM
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    Bye everyone. Let the few petulant people wag the entire dog of this organization.

    See you in the funny papers.
  4. Tauntfest Contest FAQ

    01-03-2018 at 11:56 AM
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    @TWIN GALAXIES Correct me if I'm out of line, but there are NUMEROUS wall posts from new members each week regarding Tauntfest hoodie codes and user ID numbers.

    I want this to be a quick and dirty FAQ for this, and I hope we can 'sticky' this somewhere so it's easier to find:
  5. Open Invite

    01-02-2018 at 05:43 PM
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    Say anything you like about me. Right here. I won’t delete or modify a single comment or quote. I probably won’t even respond. I don’t have the ego to police something like a TG wall post.

    Keep gaming.
  6. Positivity in Disagreement

    12-24-2017 at 06:06 AM
    Hey everyone!

    Recently I was asked by a member why I had attacked them. It was after a disagreement on an adjudication thread that not only was unrelated to the submission at hand, but also was something I viewed as a simple disagreement and not an attack.

    With that in mind, ...

    Updated 12-24-2017 at 06:43 AM by bensweeneyonbass

  7. New Donkey Kong World Record Just Set!

    12-21-2017 at 06:05 PM
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    OMFG Robbie Lakeman has bested the best to boast his best-ness :)

    Footage to emerge soon. Streamed live to FB. It’s a Christmas miracle.

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  8. Multi Game PCB Competition: Founding New Tracks

    11-29-2017 at 03:25 AM
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    Hey everyone!

    I'm here to discuss what I think should be in the "parent" rule set for xxx-1 multi PCB tracks on the Arcade platform:

    There are already lots of tracks founded for lots of classic ...

    Updated 12-05-2017 at 09:56 AM by bensweeneyonbass

  9. NES Jackal speed runs

    11-15-2017 at 06:30 PM
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    Hey everyone!

    So I've been doing my homework. Lot to learn on Jackal. I'm inches away from the TG WR. Not just to beat it, but to beat it by a whole minute. Allow me to explain:

    1. Missiles fire far faster than grenades. This doesn't make a time difference except when battling ...
  10. NES Jackal WR Attempt Finally Rescheduled!

    11-02-2017 at 05:39 AM
    Hey everyone!

    As mentioned on my previous blog post regarding NES Jackal, I had to postpone my WR attempt due to some more practical needs emerging that needed my attention on Columbus Day.

    The wait is over.

    Friday November 10th is the day on which government agencies ...
  11. More Interactive Scoreboard is In Effect!

    09-25-2017 at 07:35 AM
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    Hey everyone!

    In browsing the scoreboards today I noticed something:

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    We can now see scores that have been submitted to TGSAP listed on the track scoreboard!

    I like this, but there may be some dissent for one key reason ...
  12. Sound Issues on the NES

    09-09-2017 at 05:29 AM
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    Hey everyone!

    The NES front loader I have had for a decade and a half has always been a bit off with the audio output. It seems like it's only sending part of the signal. I've noticed it many times before but just recently a friend of mine picked up another front loader for ***** and gifted ...
  13. NES Jackal WR attempt scheduled

    09-04-2017 at 11:07 AM
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    I will be attempting to loop Jackal on NES twenty times this coming Columbus Day. It should take around ten hours and should net me a score of 6.5M+ to claim the TG world record.

    I recently started a new job at my ...
  14. Replay World Championship Is Here!

    07-28-2017 at 02:49 AM
    Hey everyone!

    ReplayFX is back and is currently happening in Pittsburgh, PA. Two terrific competitions are in effect - Pinburgh and the Replay World Championship.

    RWC game list was withheld until yesterday, the first day of qualifying for finals. It can be found here alongside ...
  15. Official Announcement of Marathon Intentions

    07-25-2017 at 03:13 AM
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    Hey everyone!

    I've seen some great marathons in my day. Only one live in person but many replays/footage. I've never been much of a marathon man (my wife can attest to that - Booyah!) but it's finally time. I have my eye on two scores and one of them will fall by the end of the year. That ...
  16. 200th Ranking / Year Two in the Bag!

    07-14-2017 at 03:42 AM
    Hey everyone!

    At the time of writing this, I have 198 rankings on the board and a handful in the submission review queue. If all goes as planned (and not all my queued submissions get rejected) I'll be breaking the 200 mark before too long!

    I have been part of the TG community ...

    Updated 07-14-2017 at 03:44 AM by bensweeneyonbass

  17. Wolfenstein 3-D online contest still in effect!

    06-26-2017 at 05:00 PM
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    Hey everyone!

    I wanted to remind everyone of a track I created on the Contest platform about a year ago. One that I thought would be complete by this time. High score challenge for Wolfenstein 3-D via the web application available at the address below: ...
  18. Festival Season is here!

    06-26-2017 at 10:02 AM
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    Hey everyone!

    I don't always post stuff about my band The Greens on here, but am excited that one of my favorite times of year is upon us. Festival Season!

    Our first festival is coming up this weekend and it's one hosted by one of our long time WV band friends, Fletcher's Grove. ...
  19. Let The Multicade Competition Begin!

    05-29-2017 at 08:55 AM
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    Let's open up some more accessible arcade competition here at TG. It's time we start tracking high scores earned on multi game PCB machines. I'll be putting up a lot of my own scores. Moving forward, people will be able to go to the Arcade platform and search for "Multi" ...

    Updated 05-29-2017 at 09:09 AM by bensweeneyonbass

  20. Arcade machine finally entering the collection!

    05-26-2017 at 08:35 AM
    Hey everyone!

    Today is a happy day. I'm finally adding an arcade cab to my collection. It's my first and I think it's a perfect starter cab for someone in my position - there's not a lot of room in my game room and I'm not much of a specialist on any single game.

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  21. New MAME King of Kong!

    04-22-2017 at 04:02 PM
    Just in case you missed it - @serphintizer just took the WR for DK on MAME. Kinda big news.

    Updated 04-23-2017 at 03:18 PM by bensweeneyonbass

  22. Best Way to Determine What NTSC and PAL Releases Exist?

    04-14-2017 at 03:36 AM
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    Hey everyone!

    Recently I added tracks to the TG database (with some funding help from @HugDD and @ssdninja ) for Caveman Games for NES. I've only added NTSC tracks so far because that's all I know for a fact to exist.

    After a brief internet search for the PAL version and getting ...
  23. Bart vs The Space Mutants

    04-06-2017 at 02:37 AM
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    Hey everyone! If you've stopped by my Twitch channel in the past week or so you've probably noticed I've been playing a lot of Bart vs The Space Mutants a lot. Every day. All the time.

    I was able to clear the game recently but failed to realize that the TG tracks for this game are TGTS ...
  24. Now Entering the World of Atari!

    04-02-2017 at 12:38 PM
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    Hey everyone!

    I have a thrilling announcement to make. Well it's thrilling to me because it's like a whole new world of gaming is now accessible:

    I just picked up an immaculate Atari 2600 at a local flea market at a very reasonable price. I've never owned one or had access ...

    Updated 04-02-2017 at 04:05 PM by bensweeneyonbass

  25. ReplayFX and the Replay World Championship

    03-29-2017 at 04:01 AM
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    Hey everyone!

    Looking forward to the end of July - it's ReplayFX time again!

    I'll be going for the sake of participating in the Replay World Championship once again. Just checked the website and there's one MAJOR rule change this year:

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