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  1. BBC Micro at 40: How it inspired a generation of coders

    Yesterday at 11:51 PM
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    https://www.bbc.com/news/av/technology-56098808

    «During the 1980s the BBC ran the Computer Literacy Project exploring the world of computing.A series of home computers known as BBC Micros were created and viewers were taught how to program them.The project helped inspire a generation of ...
  2. Have you played this ?

    Yesterday at 09:23 PM
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    In the Pinball Hall of Fame, Las Vegas. Only two were ever made. Gorgeous machine, was a concept that didn't take off, sadly.We need more electromechanical games, if you ask me. I love them.
  3. Corel Netwinder Computer

    Yesterday at 09:15 PM
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    I have a room full of what I call "interesting things" that I have pickedup and carried with me over the years. These photos are of an old computer I want to see if I can get running. It is from themid 1990's, and was manufactured by Corel Corporation. It was a linux terminal ...
  4. Old Game Boy Color in a dreadful state restored

    Yesterday at 05:15 AM
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    Not a bad outcome https://www.facebook.com/5min.crafts/posts/3182117501930813
  5. Super Smash T.V. SNES - 1P

    Yesterday at 12:08 AM
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    Track link :
    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/super-smash-tv/super-nintendo-entertainment-system
    No continues, 1 player, using 1 controller in port #2so technicall was ''player 2'' in a 1P game.
    Finally got going and defeated the 1st boss Mutoid Man and died a couple rooms ...
  6. Tecmo Super Bowl - blowout rules 1P - SNES

    Yesterday at 12:02 AM
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    Track link :

    https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/tecmo-super-bowl/super-nintendo-entertainment-system/ntsc-biggest-blowout#discussion


    Question : is it 5 minute quarters or 15 minutes ?
    We don't have any information on the current scores, quarter length, teams, score.

    Tested ...

    Updated Yesterday at 12:03 AM by ThroughtonsHeir (Fixed mistake)

  7. Mitchell, Lakeman and Guinness

    03-01-2021 at 07:43 PM
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    Yesterday, I posted about a message I sent to Guinness where I was seeking an answer on how Robbie Lakeman's Donkey Kong score of 1,260,700 score was adjudicated.

    The thread devolved into accusations of cheating and manipulation of PRNG by John McCurdy, who I had mentioned in my message ...
  8. Episode 53 of Retro With Marco airs TOMORROW NIGHT at 9pm ET!

    03-01-2021 at 05:23 PM
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    We're already in March and we're about 24 hours from Episode 53 of Retro With Marco! Tune in tomorrow night at 9pm ET and get caught up on the following:
    - New scoring & speedrun records
    - A demo of Lady Bug for the Atari 2600
    - Bagman Comes Back for Windows
    Here's a ...
  9. Should all submissions show a person playing the game?

    03-01-2021 at 05:22 PM
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    I must have an underlying trust issue.I'm pretty new here so I have probably missed a broader conversation around this but I have a personal gripe with this on all submissions that are just screen gameplay. This includes any videos of screen gameplay where you don't either hear the persons voice/controller ...
  10. Wall Entry at 03-01-2021 02:46 PM

    03-01-2021 at 02:48 PM
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    Question for all: If I load additional games on my NES or SNES classics that are not included in the original console, can those be submitted as records on here?

    EX)
    A game like Ken Griffey Jr. Baseball is not on the SNES classic as a preloaded game. If I added the rom, played it and won ...
  11. Become a Founder for new Popeye Skill Levels on Intellivision

    03-01-2021 at 02:48 PM
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    Please view the proposed new leaderboard section at TG if you want to donate to the new Popeye Skill 2 Track. Once it is created, I'll create a track for 3 and 4 as variants to save some credits as Pixe explained to me last time!!! Thank You. @Rickster8 @RaGe @jmb @timmell ...
  12. Ridge Racer on Acid/LSD

    03-01-2021 at 08:15 AM
    Took an interesting trip down Ridge city today.. Literally.. haha!
  13. Death Rally (Classic)'s difficulty with difficulty setting

    03-01-2021 at 01:03 AM (Barthax: Nothing to see here... move along.)
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    @Almighty Dreadlock posted a perfectly reasonable question on https://www.twingalaxies.com/showthr...est-time-(Hell about the difficulty in the rules of this question. While the answer to his immediate question is a confirmatory "Yes", the act of verifying ...

    Updated 03-01-2021 at 01:05 AM by Barthax

  14. Atari 2600 Ghostbusters Max-Out - 2nd Attempt!

    02-28-2021 at 07:40 PM
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    https://www.twitch.tv/patlarocqueMy first attempt ended at 438,700 so I will be giving it another try and streaming again now that my son's sleeping and there's minimal distraction...here's the link if anyone's interested...https://www.twitch.tv/patlarocque
  15. Donkey Kong: 100,000 hours later

    02-28-2021 at 11:47 AM
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    Can you imagine playing one game, hours every day for 10 years straight? Allen Staal (wall jump world record holder) has tried and failed for so many years to break 1 million points. I heard he broke it recently. He also just got married.Congratulations on both Mr. Staal!
  16. Starting as Player 2 in Top Hunter: Roddy & Cathy

    02-28-2021 at 10:46 AM
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    Someone told me how to start as Player 2 in Top Hunter: Roddy and Cathy, but I can't remember how to do it now. Anyone know?
  17. My first ever Twitch stream today - Ghostbusters Max-Out Attempt

    02-28-2021 at 09:04 AM
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    I will be attempting a Ghostbusters Max-Out on the Atari 2600 today....Finally attempting this Twitch thing, my son has been pushing me to try so I thought today might be a good day for it! Here's the link if anyone is interested, getting my coffee fix now and I will be starting at around 12:30-1:00 ...
  18. 'Grandfathered' arcade tracks locked out... why?

    02-27-2021 at 11:55 PM
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    We apologize for the inconvenience, but this variation is no longer available for submissions. The scores within now fall under the Grandfather clause where they all will remain but no more scores will be added.

    If you wish to submit for this title, please consult with the Tournament Settings
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  19. Colour textured raycasting on Oric (tested on real hardware)

    02-27-2021 at 11:31 PM
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  20. Nibbler Attempt

    02-27-2021 at 10:40 PM
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    And it was bonerforce75 on twitch...
  21. Nibbler 1 Billion attempt

    02-27-2021 at 10:39 PM
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    Check out Been plying for 35H 37M and the score is 988 million
    This will be the first 1 Billion on MAME

    Updated 02-27-2021 at 10:42 PM by Muerto

  22. Gertcha !

    02-27-2021 at 07:51 PM
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    Pete, I'm warning you, mate. Heh....


  23. Preserving Worlds

    02-27-2021 at 04:59 AM
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    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 ...
  24. The King !!

    02-26-2021 at 10:47 PM
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    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 ...
  25. Wall Entry at 02-26-2021 07:24 PM

    02-26-2021 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 ...
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