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  1. The Video Game Fraud of the Century - Dot Eight

    Yesterday at 11:25 AM
    This post is part of a series, examining various myths and stories around Billy Mitchell's claimed performance of Pac-Man in 1999 and his subsequent trip to the Tokyo Game Show. The first post in this series can be found here:

    https://www.twingalaxies.com/ersatzc...entury-dot-one

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    Updated Yesterday at 02:25 PM by ersatz_cats

  2. if you play vectrex

    Yesterday at 10:44 AM
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    wall posts get more visiblity but forum posts last longer. I wanted to know which vectrex games are most worth still competing on, rather than do the research and keep it to myself i figured make it public, get help, give help. please add your input here https://www.twingalaxies.com/showthread.php/237216-Vectrex-competitiveness?p=1132515#post1132515 ...
  3. Dedication to cleaning & restoring...

    Yesterday at 03:47 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
    This was quite an eye-opener to just how bad some electronics can be recovered from:
    https://youtu.be/x-cG3xCmP7E
  4. vectrex overlay key

    09-26-2021 at 01:29 PM
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    so this is captain obvious probably to a lot of people, but i missed it so maybe others did too.

    the vectrex overlays pretty obviously say what each button does, fine and good. but what i didnt realize was that the circle to the left indicators joystick type. four arrows mean 4 way joystick, ...
  5. Track submissions are glitched and not showing up

    09-26-2021 at 09:56 AM
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    I created tracks for Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy and Pac-Man Chamionship Edition DX+ for the PC, and the tracks are not showing up in the leaderboards:https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/crash-bandicoot-n-sane-trilogy/pchttps://www.twingalaxies.com/game/pac-man-championship-edition-dx/pcInstead the ...
  6. PerfectPacMan.com: under new management

    09-26-2021 at 08:49 AM
    This just came across my desk...
  7. Cosmic Chasm and Zelda game and watch

    09-25-2021 at 07:30 PM
    Likesdatagod, Rogerpoco, jerky liked this post
    Never played cosmic chasm before yesterday and it hit me it pulls the same stunt the zelda game & watch does that seems so stupid when you describe it, but wow is so effective

    Both games are really just the same simple game over and over and over again that noone would ever like. But, rather ...
  8. «1982: I wrote Alien Attack, my first game, on an Atari 400, in BASIC»

    09-24-2021 at 12:18 AM
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    Thread https://twitter.com/shahidkamal/status/1436771192892018693
  9. 1cc #34 - OutRunners

    09-23-2021 at 11:59 PM
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    This is what I see as the true sequel to Out Run as Turbo Outrun and Outrun Europe are garbage. This let's you pick between different cars and characters, which results in cars with 2 to 5 gear transmission, if you choose manual, and you can even choose auto transmission if you just want to focus ...
  10. lets do minestorm math

    09-23-2021 at 08:07 PM
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    (note this is alot but i wanted to get it started, will edit and finish tomorrow)

    to do the math on max score its worth pointing out
    1. starting mines on levels are known. theyall have a "family" of 2 smallter children and 4 granchildren when split
    2. some mines have a fireball ...

    Updated 09-24-2021 at 02:27 PM by Snowflake

  11. The Video Game Fraud of the Century - Dot Seven

    09-23-2021 at 01:56 PM
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    This post is part of a series, examining various myths and stories around Billy Mitchell's claimed performance of Pac-Man in 1999 and his subsequent trip to the Tokyo Game Show. The first post in this series can be found here:

    https://www.twingalaxies.com/ersatzc...entury-dot-one

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    Updated 09-24-2021 at 10:49 AM by ersatz_cats

  12. Whoops.

    09-23-2021 at 11:02 AM
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    ignore this.
  13. Big stuff...

    09-22-2021 at 07:21 PM
    Has anyone here rented an arcade game just to get a world record and achieved it?
    I hope so...


  14. bug of feature?

    09-22-2021 at 01:09 PM
    obvioulsy crashing is a bug, as well as the warp from 13 to 15, but it looks like things were intended to be different after 13. "space dust" is an interesting word choice considering the later mines stay point sized and dont grow to normal size like normal. I just assumed the mini mines ...
  15. PSP in the news again...

    09-22-2021 at 08:31 AM
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    The "scummy behavior" of so-called 'Game Preservationist' Patrick Scott Patterson is the topic of the latest Pat The NES Punk video after selling off rare prototype games without preserving them for history, and then copyright striking Pat Contri's Youtube channel for covering ...

    Updated 09-22-2021 at 08:34 AM by RedDawn

  16. Congrats to Billy Mitchell on Guinness Reinstating his Scores!!!

    09-22-2021 at 08:06 AM
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    I would like to congratulate Billy Mitchell on Guinness reinstating his scores, and giving him the recognition that he truly deserves!!!
  17. MGLXLIX - Game 6 ~ Lasso (closes Oct-10)

    09-22-2021 at 02:45 AM
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    Good Doggies ...

    MGLXLIX - Game 6 ~ Lasso

    Nominated by gamers: @mappy24 and @ivanstorm1973

    ROMSet: Lasso



    Game Story:

    You control a cowboy who uses a lasso to catch the animals.

    Score Submissions:

    Please ...
  18. Odyssey 2 "take the money and run"

    09-21-2021 at 10:40 AM
    i had forgotten i meant to talk about this.

    so i played the game. i like the flavor/gimmicks and i like even the core idea, the implemenatoin was sadly off but still.

    basically you either avoid or chase robots (never both goals at the same time sadly, it alterntes). some robots represent ...
  19. A heads up for you adjudicators

    09-20-2021 at 06:26 PM
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    Just as well get this out of the way. I have already done this many times, they have all been accepted, so I'm doing it again...I am going to play PAL Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2004 on my NTSC Xbox that has the video software converter to run at PAL speeds. This has already been done on TW PGA Tour 03 ...
  20. Vote yes on this dispute people!!!

    09-20-2021 at 06:15 PM
    LikesBlackflag82, starcrytas, Barthax liked this post
    Everybody who reads this, go to the link below and vote "YES". This issue needs a final say from the higher ups, and I'm not going to let it just sit around for a year before it gets settled and people forget about it. People are using passwords, I'm using passwords, some go through, ...

    Updated 09-20-2021 at 07:35 PM by thegamer1185

  21. Episode 66 of Retro With Marco airs TOMORROW NIGHT at 9pm ET!

    09-20-2021 at 05:23 PM
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    The Autumnal Equinox is just a few days away, but before that it will be Episode 66 of Retro With Marco! Tune in TOMORROW NIGHT AT 9PM ET when you will see...
    - Scoring and Speedrun Shoutouts, including a gamer who joined an exclusive club
    - A look back at the new Tetris WR
    - News and Notes ...
  22. I hear Snowflake's back...

    09-20-2021 at 03:06 PM
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  23. Behind the scenes at Twin Galaxies Towers...

    09-20-2021 at 02:11 PM
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  24. The Video Game Fraud of the Century - Dot Six

    09-20-2021 at 01:53 PM
    ThanksThe Evener, ProveAll, lexmark, Rev John, RedDawn and 1 others thanked this post
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    This post is part of a series, examining various myths and stories around Billy Mitchell's claimed performance of Pac-Man in 1999 and his subsequent trip to the Tokyo Game Show. The first post in this series can be found here:

    https://www.twingalaxies.com/ersatzc...entury-dot-one

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  25. minestorm vectrex, possible issue

    09-20-2021 at 01:28 PM
    no no i'm not looking to cast shade or cause trouble the moment i'm back with disputes. the mistake may entirely be my own. 15 minutes before learning i was unbanned i finally beat level 13 (sort of killscreen) on minestorm with 160k, went on post bug screen to get 230k and i have my skepticism ...

    Updated 09-20-2021 at 01:31 PM by Snowflake

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