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  1. Jace Hall bring back Twin Galaxies' Official Video Game & Pinball Book Of World Records; Arcade

    Today at 06:27 AM
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    Jace Hall bring back Twin Galaxies' Official Video Game & Pinball Book Of World Records; Arcade What do you say? How about a selling a DVD or flash drive set of the world records from the Twin Galaxies data base archives. For each video game platforms, one set for each arcade MAME,Atari,NES,SNES,PS1-5 ...

    Updated Today at 06:37 AM by JJT_Defender

  2. Twin Galaxies and Guinness book are still linked right?

    Today at 03:53 AM
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    Twin Galaxies is still the official source for the Guinness Book of World Records correct? I was just curious as I see other sites that do speed runs and points.
  3. ROM and RAM: you're using the terms wrong

    Today at 02:00 AM
    Please maintain the correct distinction.

    From Electronics, 1973 (via Ken Shirriff):
  4. is it off season for atari

    Yesterday at 09:38 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?
  5. Wall Entry at 10-30-2020 12:34 AM

    Yesterday at 04:35 PM
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    Please go to youtube and like or comment on my reply to Tipster from earlier today. Cheers!...
  6. Fantasy Zone: The Complete History - SGR

    Yesterday at 10:26 AM
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  7. What the recent Billy Mitchell lawsuit rulings mean, and what they don't mean

    Yesterday at 06:01 AM
    Howdy! So it's been a frustrating week so far, covering this Billy Mitchell case. Not because of the court rulings; those have actually been GREAT, for the most part (as I'll explain). What's been frustrating has been the abundance of misinformation, and in some cases (as often happens in ...

    Updated Yesterday at 06:22 AM by ersatz_cats

  8. Extremely ambitious 3D Amiga title from 1993 that was cancelled

    Yesterday at 03:08 AM
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    Promising one million+ interactive characters across 100,000 buildings. A mix of the Mercenary series and Cybercon III. Perhaps too ambitious in the end?
  9. The biggest game written in BASIC for the ZX Spectrum

    10-28-2020 at 12:54 AM
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    From Natasha Zotova. "Aggressor" (1997) had a terrible gameplay. At the same time, it is probably the largest game written in BASIC (2 TR-DOS discs) for the ZX Spectrum with a lot of graphics and animation. There was only a Russian version.

    And this is the English demo version - the ...
  10. Sore loser post

    10-27-2020 at 08:46 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 ...
  11. ****

    10-27-2020 at 07:30 PM
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    I learned a new frustration today. Playing a game and recording your best score ever, only to find out you didn’t push record when you thought you did... ****.
  12. Mrs. Franny,admin staff can you help TG member Matthew Peterson condense his 23 videos into 3.

    10-27-2020 at 07:55 AM
    Here is the link
    Twin Galaxies staff we need your help here on getting these 23 video game recordings organized and compressed/ condensed by new Twin Galaxies member Matthew Peterson into fewer videos like 3 game videos. The total game play ...

    Updated 10-27-2020 at 08:00 AM by JJT_Defender

  13. Rush 'n Attack (aka Green Beret)Comparison:NES & Arcade Version Region:Worldwide Region:USA/Europe

    10-27-2020 at 06:27 AM
    Rush 'n Attack (aka Green Beret) Comparison: NES Version Region: USA/Europe Arcade Version
    Region: Worldwide
    Green Beret is a platformer developed by Konami in the year 1985. In it, the name-gaving Green Beret has to land behind enemy lines ...
  14. Episode 44 of Retro With Marco airs TONIGHT at 9pm ET / 6pm PT!

    10-27-2020 at 06:20 AM
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    The holiday season is almost upon us (well, depending on the outlet, it's already here) and we're just a short time away from Episode 44 of Retro With Marco! Join me TONIGHT at 9pm ET / 6pm PT where I will share the following:
    - Scoring and speedrun shoutouts
    - Quick updates on MGL and ...
  15. Weird vintage advertising

    10-27-2020 at 12:25 AM
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    10-26-2020 at 06:32 PM
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    On Sunday this week, Nov 1st, the 25th Mystery Prize draw will be held and one gamer who played all 10 games in this MGL will win all of the prizes.

    The winner will be drawn after the close of MGLXLV. I have provided another 8 prizes: prize numbers ...

    Updated 10-27-2020 at 11:29 PM by OOO

  17. Atari Top 10's!!!

    10-26-2020 at 10:23 AM
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    Haha!Well, just cracked into the top ten on the 7800.Picked up a few more games, saw I was "close", haven't really made/met a goal lately, so there we go!That's top to on all the "numbered" Atari Systems-no disrespect to the Lynx or Jaguar, I just don't know them, and ...
  18. How Indiana Jones, Rambo, and others ended up in 1980s Czechoslovak text-adventures

    10-25-2020 at 04:24 AM
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    To mock the Communist regime, Czechoslovak kids made illicit video games supporting protests.
  19. Windows 10 20H2 - one cinic's view of the new features

    10-23-2020 at 01:04 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    Original Microsoft announcement at:

    The second-annual major update to Windows 10 is about to be switched on (the features would have been downloaded during September update ...

    Updated 10-23-2020 at 01:06 AM by Barthax

  20. A first-person shooter on a humble TRS-80 CoCo

    10-23-2020 at 12:05 AM
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    Nick Marentes is an Australian programmer. In his project archive, he told the story behind the development and the marketing of each of his games (he started in the early eighties). It's very interesting reading.

    This is an extract from ...
  21. Atari Flashback Games

    10-22-2020 at 09:24 AM
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    Is there more than one version of the Atari Flashback? I just found one and started playing and I noticed that some of the games that are on it have no records listed on TG, and are games I would expect people to love. Breakout and Yar's Revenge for example. I also noticed games listed on ...
  22. Wall Entry at 10-22-2020 06:58 AM

    10-22-2020 at 07:06 AM
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    Well I have made a start compiling new submissions for Final Fantasy XV Fishing records. At the moment I have 3 Fish caught on video using a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 tablet, that will get me 1st places. All Videos show Consoles, Controllers, Games etc being used, turned on and turned off. Along with a full ...
  23. Wall Entry at 10-22-2020 07:13 AM

    10-21-2020 at 11:28 PM
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    Since the latest website change by TG the entire heading and navigation bar do not scroll with the rest of the page, making only 60% of the bottom half of the page visible.

    I cant even view 100% of the video window when im trying to adjudicate.
    Are there any plans to change this?
  24. (WTF) Hit the Ice on the NES was a "hockey RPG"

    10-21-2020 at 10:22 PM
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    From Kotaku: «As gaming historian Frank Cifaldi notes, among the terabytes of data comprising the Nintendo “gigaleak” is the finished, signed-off NES port of Hit the Ice. It’s not the first time we’ve seen the game on the console, as a prototype version leaked a little ...
  25. 64 Pac-Man Battle Royale

    10-21-2020 at 05:56 AM
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    Are you up for a new twist on an old classic? A 64 Battle Royale will be released on Google's Stadia cloud based gaming platform on November 17th for $19.99 USD. Could be fun if you have the bandwidth.Curious... does anyone have a Stadia and if so, could you kindly share your experience (good and ...
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