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Rad Racer - Season 3 Week 15

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Ninja killers, put away your swords and hop in your sweet, sweet '80s ride. It's time for Rad Racer!


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 Wednesday (January 2) morning at approximately 9:00 am PST.



This week's scores:


33,091 shadow460 (+10 pts)

22,444 theKLT (+8 pts)

20,606 RJ (+6 pts)

16,191 LarcenTyler (+4 pts)



Twin Galaxies High Scores





Overall standings:


1. PressureCooker2600 (99 pts)

2. vdub_bobby (68 pts)

3. LarcenTyler (60 pts)

4. gdement (57 pts)

5. Blackjack (28 pts)

6. Artlover (24 pts)

7. rjchamp3 (18 pts)

8. atari2600land (15 pts)

9. theKLT (10 pts)

10. Roloking (10 pts)

11. Ryanw (4 pts)

12. potatohead (1 pts)



Game Info


Released in 1987 by Nintendo. Developed by Square.


Other platforms: None.


Sequel: Rad Racer II (NES - 1990)





None yet.



Note: I'm on dial-up, so the full write-up will have to wait. Go ahead and start playing, though. :)

Edited by vdub_bobby

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New to the NES HSC. Been active in 8-bit, 7800, & CV HSCs.



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33,091. What a horrid game. I can't believe I'd settle for this much flicker and this kind of collision detection even in the late '80's. I got through most of Stage 4, and, you guessed it, I ran out of time one pixel before the very end according to the in game map.


I was going to post tips, so here they are:


Play Enduro instead.

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Ok! I've been super lazy, but it's time to get back into action - this "week" is closed! Hope you had fun playing Rad Racer!

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