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Poll: Let's plan how we are going to organize the NES HSC from now on... (18 member(s) have cast votes)

Do you like the "season" format with aggregating scores?

  1. Yes (13 votes [72.22%])

    Percentage of vote: 72.22%

  2. No (5 votes [27.78%])

    Percentage of vote: 27.78%

Would you rather ditch the current format and just go week-to-week?

  1. Yes (8 votes [44.44%])

    Percentage of vote: 44.44%

  2. No (10 votes [55.56%])

    Percentage of vote: 55.56%

How many weeks would you prefer to spend playing each game?

  1. 1 (9 votes [50.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 50.00%

  2. 2 (9 votes [50.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 50.00%

  3. 3 (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  4. 1 month (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

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#1 Jibbajaba OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Apr 8, 2010 1:55 PM

This season we're playing 1 game from each year that the NES was active in the US. Next season is going to be a top-10 most wanted sort of thing.

The way this is going to work is that you can post a list of up to 10 games, in order based on how much you would like to play them in the HSC. Your top game will be assigned 10 points, the second 9, and so on down to the 10th game. You can post less than 10 games, and they will still be awarded points counting down from 10, but if you post more than 10 the extras will be ignored. Right before the season starts I will tabulate everything, the top 10 point-getters will be randomized, and we will start the season.

Remember, this is a top 10 list for the HSC, not your 10 favorite games. Games that do not use a scoring system can not be used, and games like SMB3 that need nebulous rules in order to be used should be avoided. (I learned that the hard way.) It should be a list of the top 10 games that you think would be the most fun to compete over in our HSC.

Feel free to spice up your list by making a case for each game. You might just persuade subsequent posters to add some of your games to their list!

Good luck,

Chris

Edited by Jibbajaba, Wed Jun 2, 2010 2:42 PM.


#2 roadrunner OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Apr 8, 2010 3:30 PM

I like this idea you came up with for next season. :thumbsup: :)

My top 10 for next season -

1. Burger Time
2. Road Runner
3. Mario Bros.
4. Defender 2
5. Dig Dug
6. Pac Man
7. Ms Pac Man
8. Galaga
9. Ice Climber
10. Millipede

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Posted Sat Apr 17, 2010 7:19 PM

C'mon guys, 9 days and one response? I'm doing this Players' Choice deal in order to get people more interested in participating, but if I don't get some feedback or see some interest in this then I'm not going to do another season. Sorry if that sounds crabby, but I feel like I'm spinning my wheels over here.

Chris

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Posted Sat Apr 17, 2010 11:46 PM

Heres my list of 10 potential competition games. I have only played 2 of these on NES, a few others are familar from other platforms, and the rest are making up the numbers!

1. Lifeforce
2. Abadox
3. Zanac
4. Galaga
5. Gradius II
6. Crisis Force
7. Pac Man
8. Defender 2
9. Millipede
10.Contra

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Posted Sun Apr 18, 2010 3:58 PM

In no particular order, mind you:

1. Starship Hector
2. Arkista's Ring
3. Karate Champ
4. Lode Runner
5. Lunar Pool
6. Renegade
7. Mach Rider (Endurance Course)
8. Vice - Project Doom
9. Seicross
10. Star Force

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Posted Mon Apr 26, 2010 7:35 AM

  • Rampart
  • Contra Force
  • TMNT 2
  • Dig Dug 2
  • Bubble Bobble
  • Mario Bros.
  • Rampage
  • Galaga
  • Yo Noid!

Edited by recspecz, Mon Apr 26, 2010 7:36 AM.


#7 Tr3vor OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Apr 26, 2010 7:40 AM

Defender II

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Posted Tue Apr 27, 2010 7:46 AM

Crazy Climber
Gradius II
Star Force
Ice Climber
Mappy
Chack 'n' Pop
Galaxian
Elevator Action
Snake Rattle 'n' Roll
Adventure Island
Mario Bros.
Bubble Bobble
Lifeforce
Bart vs. The Space Mutants
Smash TV
Trog
Gunsmoke
Qix
Exerion

#9 Jibbajaba OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Apr 27, 2010 4:14 PM

That's a lot more than 10. Are they in order, so that I can just use the top 10?

Chris

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Posted Tue Apr 27, 2010 10:06 PM

In no particular order:

Pinball
Qix
Bomberman
Spot (great spin on Othello)
Contra
Kung Fu
Tetris
RC Pro-Am
Top Gun
Breakthru

And just to get my 2 cents in ;)

Any arcade translation game is good on the NES as well - Donkey Kong, Elevator Action, Mario Bros, 1942, etc...

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Posted Wed Apr 28, 2010 9:54 AM

That's a lot more than 10. Are they in order, so that I can just use the top 10?

Chris


Why confine things to just 10? Let do them all. :cool:

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Posted Wed Apr 28, 2010 2:37 PM

Did you guys read the OP?

The way this is going to work is that you can post a list of up to 10 games, in order based on how much you would like to play them in the HSC. Your top game will be assigned 10 points, the second 9, and so on down to the 10th game. You can post less than 10 games, and they will still be awarded points counting down from 10, but if you post more than 10 the extras will be ignored. Right before the season starts I will tabulate everything, the top 10 point-getters will be randomized, and we will start the season.


If you guys want to do more than 10 games next season then that's fine, but your lists need to be in order of preference for this to work.

Thanks!

Chris

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Posted Thu Apr 29, 2010 8:57 AM

Spot (great spin on Othello)


Spot is a good game, but how would scoring work? I don't recall it having a score, and I don't seem to have the ROM to make a quick check (my cartridge version is 1,000 miles away :sad: )

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Posted Thu Apr 29, 2010 4:04 PM

Did you guys read the OP?

The way this is going to work is that you can post a list of up to 10 games, in order based on how much you would like to play them in the HSC. Your top game will be assigned 10 points, the second 9, and so on down to the 10th game. You can post less than 10 games, and they will still be awarded points counting down from 10, but if you post more than 10 the extras will be ignored. Right before the season starts I will tabulate everything, the top 10 point-getters will be randomized, and we will start the season.


If you guys want to do more than 10 games next season then that's fine, but your lists need to be in order of preference for this to work.

Thanks!

Chris




Woops. Apparently I did not, indeed, read the specifics. Sorry about that. :ponder:

1 - Crazy Climber
2 - Elevator Action
3 - Mappy
4 - Snake Rattle 'n' Roll
5 - Gradius II
6 - Gunsmoke
7 - Lifeforce
8 - Star Force
9 -Adventure Island
10 - Chack 'n' Pop

Extra's:
Ice Climber
Galaxian
Mario Bros.
Bubble Bobble
Bart vs. The Space Mutants
Smash TV
Trog
Qix
Exerion

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Posted Sun May 9, 2010 10:34 AM

megaman
super mario brothers 2(lost levels)
xevoius
starforce
star soldier
kid icarus
zanac
duck hunt
mario bros
somario

final fantasy
zelda 1 (least amount of deaths)

Edited by mightymage, Sun May 23, 2010 6:06 PM.


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Posted Sat May 22, 2010 4:55 PM

TETRIS. The Nintendo version, since we're not doing two player. I already have a nice high score to start with this one Posted Image .

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Posted Thu May 27, 2010 6:48 PM

I, too, would be interested in Tetris. I had to skip most of this season because I didn't have most of the games. Maybe if we had more common games, more people would join in. But we forgot about 1994, though. Guess the only thing that had a score and released that year would be Wario's Woods?

#18 Jibbajaba OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu May 27, 2010 8:34 PM

Yeah, I was planning on doing Wario's Woods, but it doesn't seem to have a score... Maybe I'm wrong. I've been busy this week so I haven't had time to look into it further, but the games for 1994 are all pretty sub-par so I was thinking about just calling it a day for this season and getting the next one started. Not enought people really responded to this thread for me to use that system, though. I agree that we should do Tetris, though.

I wonder how many other people sat out rounds because they didn't have a copy of the game. I can understand people not wanting to use emulation because I'm the same way but there is no way to pick games that everyone has. Maybe for the next season we should do nothing but games that are extremely common while still being awesome...

Thoughts?

Chris

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Posted Thu May 27, 2010 9:02 PM

Yeah, I was planning on doing Wario's Woods, but it doesn't seem to have a score... Maybe I'm wrong. I've been busy this week so I haven't had time to look into it further, but the games for 1994 are all pretty sub-par so I was thinking about just calling it a day for this season and getting the next one started. Not enought people really responded to this thread for me to use that system, though. I agree that we should do Tetris, though.

I wonder how many other people sat out rounds because they didn't have a copy of the game. I can understand people not wanting to use emulation because I'm the same way but there is no way to pick games that everyone has. Maybe for the next season we should do nothing but games that are extremely common while still being awesome...

Thoughts?

Chris



Yoshi's Cookie
SMB
Duck hunt

And maybe some Defender II
but first, Tetris

Edited by Tr3vor, Thu May 27, 2010 9:02 PM.


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Posted Thu May 27, 2010 10:08 PM

We already did SMB, it was the first week (I came in second...) And you can cheat in Duck Hunt. But yes, I want Tetris to be first. Yoshi's Cookie is cool, too.

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Posted Thu May 27, 2010 10:20 PM

And you can cheat in Duck Hunt.


We could promise to not use lightbulbs, but then the new lcd's and stuff dont work with the zapper... i suppose your right.

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Posted Fri May 28, 2010 3:15 PM

Road Runner :cool: :lust: :jango: 8) :D ;)

Edited by roadrunner, Sat Jun 5, 2010 2:24 PM.


#23 Jibbajaba OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri May 28, 2010 6:40 PM

Alright, what I am going to do is come up with a proposed list of games, and then we can sort of round-table it, make changes, and come up with a final list. This way everyone will know all of the games ahead of time and can try to procure the games that they don't already own, if they so desire. Does that sound cool?

Chris

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Posted Fri May 28, 2010 11:05 PM

Alright, what I am going to do is come up with a proposed list of games, and then we can sort of round-table it, make changes, and come up with a final list. This way everyone will know all of the games ahead of time and can try to procure the games that they don't already own, if they so desire. Does that sound cool?

Chris



Sounds good to me, as long as Tetris is first.

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Posted Sat May 29, 2010 9:04 AM

Alright, what I am going to do is come up with a proposed list of games, and then we can sort of round-table it, make changes, and come up with a final list. This way everyone will know all of the games ahead of time and can try to procure the games that they don't already own, if they so desire. Does that sound cool?

Chris



:cool:




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