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#26 enthusi OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Aug 3, 2017 12:41 PM

Yes, quite some effort was put already in the original scoring system. It seems to pay off considering how you advance by gaining tactics and skill :-)
Has anyone kept track of highscore vs playing time?

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Posted Sun Aug 6, 2017 5:53 AM

Yes, quite some effort was put already in the original scoring system. It seems to pay off considering how you advance by gaining tactics and skill :-)
Has anyone kept track of highscore vs playing time?


I have not kept track, but at most, I play in 30 minute stretches. Usually, my first score is the best or one after about 15 minutes.

The computer seems designed not to give you what you want, when you want. There are a number of times during a game where I swear it's messing with my head

Thank you for putting in high score support!

Anyway, 15140 is my current score.

#28 Thomas Jentzsch OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Aug 6, 2017 6:16 AM

I have not kept track, but at most, I play in 30 minute stretches. Usually, my first score is the best or one after about 15 minutes.

The computer seems designed not to give you what you want, when you want. There are a number of times during a game where I swear it's messing with my head

About the same play time for me.

And the same experiences too. Frequently I have cleared all but one windows with just one tile missing, hoping for an extra live. And then comes the same, non-matching tile three times in a row! icon_mad.gif icon_mad.gificon_mad.gif
 
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#29 enthusi OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Aug 6, 2017 2:29 PM

Thank you guys! Sitting on a balcony during vacation and loving that you are playing it! 15k is quite good already =)

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Posted Sun Aug 6, 2017 3:18 PM

Thank you guys! Sitting on a balcony during vacation and loving that you are playing it! 15k is quite good already =)
 

 

Well, Thank you! I know I've enjoyed playing it. Just went on a run and scored 19,360. 

Got a nice surprise, too, as I had previously miscounted!



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Posted Thu Aug 10, 2017 7:37 AM

Ah, so one bonus so far ;-)
I updated the scores.
There was a nice review published last night:

Any reviews are highly appreciated of course ;-)

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Posted Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:47 AM

Very nice review! :)



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Posted Sat Aug 12, 2017 6:31 AM

26,400

I don't know what qualifies as a bonus, but if you keep playing long enough, enthusi finds another challenge to throw your way. It's like, "Good job staying on your toes for ten minutes...now dance!"

Great bit of programming and would make an excellent tournament game.

#34 Thomas Jentzsch OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Aug 12, 2017 6:43 AM

Is your brain already hardwired to the game mechanics? Or how to yo do that?



#35 enthusi OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Aug 14, 2017 5:08 AM

26,400?

Niice :)

Updated. Now that is a score I myself would need some time to reach again.

Well done!



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Posted Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:40 AM

Is your brain already hardwired to the game mechanics? Or how to yo do that?

A good answer to this question eludes me. Sometimes, it feels as though there's a pattern, other times, the pattern does not hold.   The best piece of advice for this game:  shift gears of play.  It's much like Enduro, where you have to go fast sometimes, and ease off at others. There are many times where you're used to 5th gear, die, and have to adjust to 3rd gear or even 1st, if you've died a couple times in a row.

 

Currently, I try to worry about shapes and then clearing the screen. If an easy color bonus presents itself, I'll take it, but don't go out of my way. Color matching is major detriment when Assembloids gets up to speed.

 

 

 

26,400?

Niice :)

Updated. Now that is a score I myself would need some time to reach again.

Well done!

Thank you! Much of that is just the way the shapes came out that round.



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Posted Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:12 AM

Aaargh, this game will make you question your sanity. It will peer into your mind and make you question what you've done with your life. Assembloids is like that slot machine that takes all your money and makes it feel like it's your fault.   You will swear this game off and then, just like that problem gambler, you'll find yourself sitting back down at the machine one more time because you just know you're going to win.

 

Much like a slot machine, Assembloids looks beautiful.  Bright colors. Friendly, smiling characters. Tight controls that make the player feel like they are, well, in control.  It's a simple premise: just put the shapes where they will fit to form characters.  But just like a slot machine, there are no patterns. Oh, there are times where you will think you see a pattern, only to find your controller on the other side of the room and your eyes adjusting to the word Failure splashed across the screen.  Yes, not only did you just lose, but Assembloids will rub it in, too.

 

That said, this is a truly excellent game, one that is about how you handle luck as much as your skill.  Outstanding effort and glad this was made available for the 2600.



#38 Thomas Jentzsch OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:27 AM

Excellent!

 

You should definitely write an AA store review.


Edited by Thomas Jentzsch, Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:28 AM.


#39 enthusi OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Sep 25, 2017 8:27 AM

We have a new high score for game mode 1 by Noah - just had his 3rd birthday :)

http://assembloids.de/scores.html

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#40 hizzy OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Sep 25, 2017 11:45 AM

Cool Joystick/ Is it home made?



#41 enthusi OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Sep 25, 2017 12:50 PM

The great Elite 2002 also comes in a short version without paddles. Really great sticks in my opinion.

#42 McCallister OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:19 AM

31,250. Took several tries to get there. I think there might be something a little bit higher...

#43 enthusi OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:27 AM

Sweet ;-) updated.

Care to record a game of yours? Doesnt have to be such a high score, just someone during playing on that level ;-)



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Posted Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:34 AM

Sweet ;-) updated.
Care to record a game of yours? Doesnt have to be such a high score, just someone during playing on that level ;-)


It would have to be an old school recording, but I will see what I can do.

#45 enthusi OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:38 AM

That would be great to put on Youtube (if you don't mind). I dont mind the 'quality' at all.







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