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  1. Preserving Worlds

    Today at 04:59 AM


    https://preservingworlds.net/

    «Preserving Worlds is a documentary series about aging virtual worlds.Virtual worlds are delicate things, and they can vanish with hardly a trace. You can archive the offline software, but a dead world can only tell you so much. It’s just as important ...
  2. The King !!

    Yesterday at 10:47 PM
    When I put my score up, I thought nobody would beat it, as it's a real tough game. Then two people beat it in the "Beat Kernzy for $100" bounty, and now Marco has DOUBLED it!!
    I'm very impressed, dude. Amazing you stuck at it this far. I'm not even going to try, anymore. You ...
  3. Wall Entry at 02-26-2021 07:24 PM

    Yesterday at 11:27 AM
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    So I rebroke my Ninja Gaiden (Shadow warriors) record by pushing the points pressing at the monster river to the extreme... but the run overall was terrible! I had TWO additional lives in points where they don't normally come and I lost both before the points pressing location was reached. I also ...
  4. Wall Entry at 02-26-2021 07:36 AM

    Yesterday at 07:37 AM
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    Hey Guys! Getting better on my Arcade1up Burgertime machine!
  5. Never assume...

    Yesterday at 02:34 AM
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    This is somewhat of a continuation of something I have been trying to put across to this community for a number of years now. See my old forum post regarding this: Old forum post about mod chips and timing issues.Reason i bring this back up again is i was hit with a prime example of why my concerns ...
  6. TG at 40 - John Lawton, Longest Held Video Game Record

    02-25-2021 at 02:26 PM
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    In February 2008, Twin Galaxies posthumously honored John Lawton for the distinction of holding the longest held video game record. With his brother Bob Lawton, John opened The Weirs Sports Center in June 1952, which operated on the second floor of Tarlsons Arcade in Laconia, NH. The Weirs Sports Center ...

    Updated 02-25-2021 at 02:29 PM by The Evener

  7. GOG.com: 8 arcade classics are coming your way soon!

    02-25-2021 at 11:18 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    GOG.com (are they still called Good Ol' Games?) in collaboration with Ziggurat Interactive is bringing out several great late-bloomers to the Arcade scene: Bad Dudes vs. DragonNinja; Express Raider; Gate of Doom, Heavy Barrel, Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja, Super BurgerTime, SRD - Super Real Darwin ...
  8. How do i change my username to "Unknown Retired Guy" or at least delete my twin galaxies account?

    02-25-2021 at 10:53 AM
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    On 2021/02/17, i have my account infected from a unknown site thanks for their malicious job made by the stalkers, because of this I woulder if I could change my username to "Unknown Retired Guy" or at least delete my twin galaxies account? so I could feel safe and do some other things while ...
  9. Mr. Awesome Speaks

    02-25-2021 at 10:07 AM
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    Scene World Magazine's AJ and Joerg recently landed an interview with Missile Command champion Roy Shildt, which is featured in their latest podcast - episode #108.In the interview, Roy delves into his Missile Command history, including discussion of various controversies around his marathon score. ...

    Updated 02-25-2021 at 01:22 PM by The Evener

  10. Crypto Currencies and Digital Trading Cards

    02-25-2021 at 07:50 AM
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    @Jace Hall @Snowflake @Ninglendo Crypto Currencies have been around for over a decade, but most people are unfamiliar with them. Bitcoin is the most popular digital currency (1 trillion in market cap) followed by Ether (Etherium block chain)Super short summary (with my own limited understanding):Blockchain ...

    Updated 02-25-2021 at 07:56 AM by datagod

  11. Booting the IBM 1401: How a 1959 punch-card computer loads a program

    02-25-2021 at 12:44 AM
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    «How do you boot a computer from punch cards when the computer has no operating system and no ROM? To make things worse, this computer requires special metadata called "word marks" that can't be represented on a card. In this blog post, I describe the interesting hardware and software ...
  12. NHL 96 / SNES - 1PLAYER = QC Nordiques [43] vs SJ Sharks [4] ( SCORE : +39, TG Rank : 2nd )

    02-24-2021 at 09:25 PM
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    NHL '96
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    SNES / NTSC
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    1 Player
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    Québec Nordiques [43] - San Jose Sharks [4]

    (SCORE : +39]


    [ Link to track ]

    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/nhl-96/super-nintendo-entertainment-system/ntsc-biggest-blowout/page/1

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    Updated 02-24-2021 at 11:12 PM by ThroughtonsHeir (Saved the modifications but I am about 40% done here... editing still! Pictures NOT in order.)

  13. Repost - Crypto?

    02-24-2021 at 05:10 PM
    I posted this in response to @RedDawn 's Wall post, but it may have been missed by most. Also I wanted to add a thought to it.. Wondering if anyone has any additional thoughts...---As TG continues to improve itself and the community grows, there has been an increasing positive sentiment and desire ...
  14. Can a Twin Galaxies member tell me how to change the Avatar picture out on my profile?

    02-24-2021 at 12:52 PM
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    JJT_DefenderHonored VeteranCredibility:40265Submission points: 26675

    Updated Yesterday at 07:21 AM by JJT_Defender

  15. Track creation proposal.

    02-24-2021 at 11:18 AM
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    Since it seems a little more plausible now, what are some opinions on those that have 100+ valid track creations no longer need SP to create a track? Of course SP is still needed to donate.
    This could really benefit newcomers needing tracks created, especially on the newest generation systems.
    Please ...
  16. MiSTer - what is it?

    02-24-2021 at 10:05 AM
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    From their wiki:MiSTer is an open project that aims to recreate various classic computers, game consoles and arcade machines, using modern hardware. It allows software and game images to run as they would on original hardware, using peripherals such as mice, keyboards, joysticks and other ...
  17. Tecmo Bowl on the Switch.

    02-24-2021 at 09:33 AM
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    A new member needs to submit a score to a track we didn't have originally. If anyone can donate it would be greatly appreciated.
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/showthread.php/227570-Nintendo-Switch-Tecmo-Bowl-NTSC-Biggest-Blowout
    Thanks in advance.
  18. Tetris Is Timeless

    02-24-2021 at 06:01 AM
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    Hey everyone.
    I've found myself playing lots and lots of Tetris lately whenever I'm not playing games for tourneys. It's all I've been playing otherwise actually. I was making runs on GB and got to Tetris and then just kept getting at Tetris. I got it bad. Like, I take my GB with ...
  19. Arcade Retro Clock: Astrosmash guided missile update

    02-23-2021 at 11:20 AM
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    I worked on the guided missile functions last night. I now have three different sprites that the game chooses from when spawning a guided missile. Still tweaking and fiddling with the speeds. Enjoy!
  20. Wall Entry at 02-23-2021 11:14 AM

    02-23-2021 at 11:15 AM
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    Hello! Long time lurker and hopeful submitted. Happy to have this community.
  21. Arcade Retro Clock: Astrosmash

    02-23-2021 at 10:50 AM
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    I had a large Adafruit LED matrix sitting in my desk for a number of years. This is the same panel that you would find in one of those giant Space Invader games. I have the hardware necessary to run it, I just was intimidated about the soldering. My eyes aint as young as they used to be and ...
  22. What the future has in store for Datagod and Twin Galaxies

    02-23-2021 at 08:02 AM


    I am looking forward to this next chapter in my Twin Galaxies journey. I have had plenty of time to think things over during my exile on the Isle of Patmos. 6 months is a long time in our technological world, and I greatly missed blogging about new consoles, raspberry pi projects and general ...
  23. Howdy folks!

    02-23-2021 at 07:11 AM
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    I am back and looking forward to sharing my travel photos, projects, and other odds and ends.
  24. Back in the Dirt!

    02-22-2021 at 11:25 PM
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    After getting properly sidetracked by Atari's I,Robot for many months, I'm finally back to working on Dig Dig.

    To start things off here are my updated patterns for Rounds 1-11 without excessive dirt digging. I finally found a way to get the fruit first on Round 9 with an all monster rock ...
  25. 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 ...
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