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  1. Lemmy Lemmy Lemmy was a Rock-Roll Gamer

    08-14-2021 at 12:42 AM
    Did you know that Lemmy Kilmister, now deceased frontman of Motorhead, was a Gamer?

    Lemmy LOVED video games! His colleagues have many a story of Lemmy playing arcade games for hours upon hours while being on tour with him.
    Lemmy lived above his favorite bar, the Rainbow Bar and Grill, which ...

    Updated 08-14-2021 at 12:27 PM by RedDawn


    08-13-2021 at 04:09 PM
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    This Sunday, on Aug-15, the 28th Mystery Prize draw will be held and one gamer who played all 11 games in this MGL will win all of the prizes.

    The winner will be drawn after the close of MGLXLVIII. I have provided another 7 prizes: prize numbers 182, ...

    Updated 08-13-2021 at 04:12 PM by OOO

  3. GoldenEye 007 speedrunner Gus Riolo used to achieve the new world record for 00 Agent Aztec of 1:34

    08-13-2021 at 02:04 PM
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    After 20 Years Of Attempts, 'Impossible' GoldenEye Trick Hails New World Record ( Aztec 00Agent 1:34 - YouTube
  4. New leaderboard?

    08-13-2021 at 06:38 AM
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    I was checking out some old bookmarks and I found the TG shoutbox. @JJT_Defender did you know you are the top of this leaderboard? :)

  5. What is Arcade Culture magazine?

    08-13-2021 at 05:55 AM
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    TG has been growing lately, and I wanted to share some of my older work with the new folks.I took my first trip to Funspot in 2010. That was my introduction to the rebirth of arcades, and arcade culture. Richie Knucklez had a show on Justin.TV called "Arcade Culture" so as a way of having ...
  6. Donkey Kong?

    08-13-2021 at 05:31 AM
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    George has something to say about DK.
  7. Candid Photos at events

    08-13-2021 at 05:29 AM
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    As you may have noticed, I used to travel to events and take photos. My favorite type of photo is candid. I use a fairly long lens and try to stand far back so as to be un-noticed. I capture people doing what they do, usually in the middle of a conversation. Here you see the reigning DK ...
  8. TG News: Needs update

    08-13-2021 at 05:07 AM
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    Just putting this out there. The TG News section shall I say...stale? We need some regular contributors, news feeds, etc. Gotta keep the eyeballs coming here.
  9. 1cc #31 - Double Dragon

    08-12-2021 at 10:47 PM
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    The grandaddy of the belt scrolling beat 'em up, that was very innovative for it's time as you could pick up weapons dropped by the enemies. I know Renegade came before but that game was set in special scenarios, while Double Dragon felt like a movie, or adventure, where you set out alone, or ...
  10. Raspberry Pi: Who needs fans?

    08-12-2021 at 11:10 AM
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    Wanted to show you a stack of Raspberry Pi computers without fans. These are version 4, with generate a lot of heat. I just attach them to old heat sinks from PC's. Works great, no sound. Sadly the image got rotated once I uploaded it. :(

    I really hate how TG uploader rotates the ...
  11. Amiga 200HD: Quest to make it live

    08-12-2021 at 11:04 AM
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    I have decided to chronicle my Amiga 2000HD resurrection efforts. As I said earlier, I picked up this bad boy for about $50.
    The outside of the case is very clean. I was worried that I did not have a proper video cable but thankfully the monitor still had one plugged in. This is a Commodore ...
  12. Bill Bastable: Super Pac-Man patterns 1-44

    08-11-2021 at 07:52 PM
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    The following link is to Bill Bastable playing Super Pac-Man boards 1-44. This was recorded March 19, 2013 while I was visiting him at his home in Florida.
  13. Twin Galaxies is great!

    08-11-2021 at 11:31 AM
    I just wanted to point out that Twin Galaxies -- despite current grublings -- is a great place to hang out. I am now starting to go through my latest haul and get them up and running. So far the most of the iMacs work. I had a Blueberry one, but sold it to a friend. It boots from CD, hard drive ...
  14. Response to one of BM's comments

    08-11-2021 at 09:36 AM
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    Billy Mitchell in his latest YouTube video entitled "Billy Mitchell, The Perfect Pac-Man, and People Trying to Rewrite History" posted the following comment:"Thanks for watching! For all the haters that ignore the truth due to blind hate, I have one thing to say: Facts don't care ...

    Updated 08-11-2021 at 09:37 AM by ProveAll (Misspelling)

  15. Nintendo vs. Galoob Game Genie Lawsuit 1992 Exhibit F: Peripheral Misuse

    08-11-2021 at 12:33 AM
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    «TRIGGER WARNING: There are some rapid flashing images in this video. If that type of thing affects you, please don't watch it. This is a VHS tape that was prepared by Galoob and submitted as evidence in its defense against the Game Genie lawsuit brought by Nintendo in 1992. Many details ...
  16. MiSTer FPGA as a platform?

    08-10-2021 at 09:26 PM
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    Any news on MiSTer FPGA becoming a leaderboard platform?Jace penned a wall post quite a while ago enquiring about it but have seen nothing since.
  17. Vector graphics are home!

    08-10-2021 at 10:09 AM

    Just became a member of this exclusive club. Got quite lucky the guy interested in this wasn't as interested as I was and the employees told him this is was my early bday present for myself. We became friends and his collection far exceeds mine because him and his wife collect and have passed ...
  18. The Banning of Snowflake

    08-10-2021 at 07:50 AM
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    It came to my attention a few days ago that the ban
    implemented on Snowflake is permanent. I cannot keep silent on this.
    This is unjust.
    Snowflake is one of TG's most important members, valuable in every facet.
    Everything I saw from him in those threads was measured, I didn't see ...
  19. Why Are We Still Here?

    08-10-2021 at 02:42 AM
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    TG - "This thread is being locked."

    Of course it is. Any discussion revolving around the practices of TG or members that violate the standards that should be in place gets locked. See any forum thread questioning now banned members RTM and Snowflake. People asked questions, threads ...
  20. Retro With Marco - Season 3 Premiere airs TOMORROW NIGHT AT 9PM ET!

    08-09-2021 at 04:36 PM
    Your Retrogaming Recap is back! Tune in TOMORROW NIGHT AT 9PM ET for the Season 3 Premiere of Retro With Marco! Here's the lineup:
    - Scoring & speedrun shoutouts, including a gamer who lowered his SR record by 8 minutes
    - A quick recap of Yolympics 2021, which set a new submissions record ...
  21. Two Player Records Revisited

    08-09-2021 at 04:03 PM
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    Hi, im wondering if the two player world record submissions are functioning as intended yet. I have a few that id like to submit, and more id like to chase but last i saw, they werent working correctly.

    Please advise.
  22. Need help with re-formating some leaderboard submissions

    08-07-2021 at 12:14 PM
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    Hi, the following 2 leaderboards were incorrectly formatted when I submitted them, so I'd like some help on changing them: ...
  23. Talk About Defamatory

    08-07-2021 at 10:21 AM
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    The following is from a Facebook post I made on June 14, 2021.
    Given the recent kerfuffle over Robbie Lakeman's recent DK achievement, I feel the time is right to get this off my chest. You will find below some of the things that Mr. Lakeman ...
  24. Propaganda Piece

    08-07-2021 at 09:56 AM
    I just saw a propaganda piece on Youtube which apparently was produced by Robbie Lakeman and was approved by Billy Mitchell and posted on his own Youtube channel.

    I guess I should thank Mr. Mitchell for linking to a video by Empire Arcadia where I am appealed to as a reliable source.

    I ...

    Updated 08-08-2021 at 10:24 AM by ProveAll (Revert to original)

  25. More old machines

    08-06-2021 at 05:19 PM
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    Some more old games I found at the Half Moon arcade in Weir's Beach (near Funspot). So many peopel travel to Funspot and don't even go into the town to see the other three arcades there. I submitted a score on Twin Rifle but one of the targets was broken so I was playing with a disadvantage. ...
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