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NES High Score Club 2nd Season Week #22 - Karnov

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Enough cutesy - time to release your inner circus strongman! It's time for Karnov!

 

Post a score and let's get this thing rolling!

 

Please post any tips you may have - best tip gets 1 bonus point!

 

And if anyone has a link to the manual, please post it.

 

This week's competition ends next Tuesday (August 7) morning at approximately 8:00 am PST.

 

This week's scores:

 

28,080 8th lutz (+10 pts)

24,290 figgler (+8 pts)

12,170 vdub_bobby (+6 pts)

10,960 gdement (+4 pts)

10,280 LarcenTyler (+2 pts)

 

 

Twin Galaxies High Scores

 

37,450 Eric Cummings

 

 

Overall standings:

 

1. vdub_bobby (111 pts)

2. 8th lutz (86 pts)

3. LarcenTyler (79 pts)

4. gdement (66 pts)

5. rjchamp3 (54 pts)

6. bust3dstr8 (49 pts)

7. arch_8ngel (34 pts)

8. MetalSlime23 (25 pts)

9. Cybergoth (20 pts)

10. scooby105 (17 pts)

11. Jibbajaba (16 pts)

12. duncantoml (10 pts)

12. keilbaca (10 pts)

12. figgler (10 pts)

15. kevincal (9 pts)

16. Slayer (8 pts)

17. Bucket (7 pts)

 

 

Game Info

 

Original coin-op released by Data East in 1987. Ported to the NES in 1987 by Data East.

 

Other platforms: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, PC Booter, ZX Spectrum

 

Sequels/spinoffs: A Street Fighter II-style fighting game called Karnov's Revenge was released as a coin-op in 1994 and was ported (as Fighter's History Dynamite in the US) to the Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD, and Saturn in 1994.

 

Tips

 

None yet.

Edited by vdub_bobby

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Made it to the boss of stage 3 with 16,130

 

 

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Sequels/spinoffs: A Street Fighter II-style fighting game called Karnov's Revenge was released as a coin-op in 1994 and was ported (as Fighter's History Dynamite in the US) to the Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD, and Saturn in 1994.

 

 

Karnov also appears a couple of times in Bad Dudes as a boss character and in the SNES version of Fighter's History. :thumbsup:

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24, 290 today.

 

My computer is messed and won't allow uploads, so I'll add the pic tomorrow somehow.

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Edited by figgler

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12,170

 

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Can anybody tell me what all the items do?

 

EDIT: I found out by reading the manual.

 

Summary:

Boots: jump higher for brief period of time

Bombs: kill enemies and blow up obstacles

Ladder: makes a ladder

Boomerang: use it to attack

Clapper: kills all enemies on screen

Glasses: see hidden objects

Swimming mask: swim faster

Wings: fly

Shield: protection

K: collect 50 for an extra life

Edited by vdub_bobby

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