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#26 starcry OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Jan 23, 2010 8:35 PM

279400 not much of a change, I cant get past those darned heads on the second play through. Just to fast.

#27 mihcael OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Jan 24, 2010 8:43 AM

gday, can i join in?

Only had time for a couple of goes at it! When does this round end?

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#28 Jibbajaba OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Jan 24, 2010 10:39 AM

gday, can i join in?

Only had time for a couple of goes at it! When does this round end?

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Absolutely you can join in. You only had time for a couple of rounds and scored 360,400? That's impressive!

Scores are due for this game by midnight Tuesday night, California time.

Thanks, and Welcome!

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#29 starcry OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Jan 24, 2010 2:20 PM

lol looks like I am going to have to start playing gradius again.

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Posted Sun Jan 24, 2010 7:28 PM

Phew, this game is relentless!


I'll not post a high score until it gets to non-embarassing levels (i.e. 50,000 or more) - if that happens before Tuesday. ;)

Edited by Herbarius, Sun Jan 24, 2010 7:33 PM.


#31 atari2600land ONLINE  

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Posted Sun Jan 24, 2010 10:36 PM

I can't get past the volcanoes in the first level! How do you people do this?! 31,300.

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#32 starcry OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Jan 25, 2010 6:02 AM

Hoover in the top left just a bit from the cornor with your potions below you and missles and just fire like nuts.

#33 starcry OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Jan 25, 2010 6:03 AM

New score 312800

#34 mihcael OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Jan 25, 2010 6:28 AM

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450,600 - Hopefully i can complete this before the round ends!

#35 starcry OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Jan 25, 2010 7:56 AM

355300 bah no way im gonna catch that guy lol. Those scores are insane. Im just trying to get my percent to a decent level.

#36 Jibbajaba OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Jan 25, 2010 11:15 AM

Hey atari2600land (and anyone else having some difficulty),

I made a video of myself playing through the first level. Among other things, it shows how to get past the volcanoes. Instead of trying to dodge the rocks, camp out over the left volcano and shoot like crazy. It's good for around 10,000 points.



BTW, I'll update the scores list later today.

Chris

Edited by Jibbajaba, Mon Jan 25, 2010 11:18 AM.


#37 mihcael OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Jan 25, 2010 10:01 PM

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491,200 - keep dying at the same place, but im getting better along the way! :P

Realised i was playing at 50fps and not 60, so here is a score at 60fps.

It Wasnt really clear, but it seems 60 is required.

#38 Jibbajaba OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Jan 25, 2010 10:32 PM

It would be more accurate to say that 60 is preferred. If you are playing on an emulator anyway, then you might as well play it at 60. If you were playing the actual game on a PAL system then 50 would be acceptable.

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#39 mihcael OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Jan 26, 2010 2:55 AM

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650,900 - :twisted: finally! recommend double shot for the last level!!

#40 starcry OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Jan 26, 2010 6:40 AM

510400 thats my last score i simply cant take any more gradius lmao.My wii says ive spent 51 hours playing gradius in a week lmao. You are crazy good at that thing mihcael!

#41 mihcael OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Jan 26, 2010 11:57 AM

... You are crazy good at that thing mihcael!


Well its not 10 million, but i was glad to finally beat it! Im not normally this good ;) , This game is so similar to Lifeforce (best game) that even though i had never played it before i found it reasonable simple!

#42 starcry OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Jan 26, 2010 4:42 PM

My last score was wrong it was 520400 just noticed it on my highscore when i went to just play for fun. (its like a bad addiction now)

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Posted Tue Jan 26, 2010 4:44 PM

371,700


Thank you for the 2 day grace period. It seems like I'm always running late on about everything.


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#44 Jibbajaba OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Jan 26, 2010 7:14 PM

Thank you for the 2 day grace period. It seems like I'm always running late on about everything.


You and me both. I always intend to enter these HSC's, and usually forget to submit a score. Thus the grace period.

7 hours left for Gradius!! Score list was just updated.

Chris

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Posted Wed Jan 27, 2010 6:20 AM

541100 That was right before bed last night, I wanted to try one more time, If its to late to post thats ok too :)

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Posted Wed Jan 27, 2010 9:32 PM

Sorry starcry, that was too late. These are the final scores:

mihcael      650,900    100%
Starcry      520,400     80%
darthkur     371,700     57%
Jibbajaba    192,000     29%
roadrunner    53,900      8%
LarcenTyler   50,600      8%
atari2600land 31,300      5%

Chris

Edited by Jibbajaba, Wed Jan 27, 2010 9:36 PM.





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