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Season 14 Round 1 - Bubble Bobble

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Welcome to round 1 of the 14th season of the Atari Age NES High Score League!

This round we are playing the Taito classic Bubble Bobble.

This is the 186th round of the AtariAge NES HSC.
The last time we played this game, the round started on July 19th 2010.
The all-time AA NES HSC high score for this game is 1,105,270, posted by patbb.

This round ends on Sunday, December 20th.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ij3f4_APEow

Title: Bubble Bobble
Developer: Taito
Publisher: Taito/Nintendo
Released: November 1988
Game Rules: None that I can think of.

 

Basic HSC Rules

Continues are never allowed.

 

"Cheats" of any kind are never allowed. Anyone caught cheating will be permanently banned.

You must play the game between the time that the round is posted, and the time that it ends. "Old" scores are not allowed.

Standard "Formula 1" scoring (25, 18, 15, 12, 10, 8, 6, 4, 2, 1) is used for every round.

Any score that is above the previously-posted high score will receive a 5 point bonus.

Screenshots are encouraged but not required.

Point-pressing is discouraged.

The HSC moderator has the final say and reserves the right to reject submitted scores.

Current Standings

 

None yet!

Edited by Jibbajaba
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Since this is the first round after a break of a couple of weeks, I'm letting this one go for a few extra days. The round ends Sunday December 20.

 

Please take note of a rule change for this season. Since the "master list" of high scores has been updated, I am bringing back the bonus points for beating the previous high score (when there is one). ANY player who submits a score that is higher than the top score listed in the master list will receive a 5-point bonus in the standings points awarded at the end of the round. So if you were the 3rd best score that round, but you still beat the previous high score, you would receive 15 points for 3rd place, plus 5 more as a bonus. This week is the only time that I'm going to point this out, as it is listed in the short list of "rules" that is now included in the OP.

 

Have fun!!!

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Bubble Bobble - 96,650

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Yipee!!! A game where the score doesn't immediately disappear!!

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2,036,090

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It's my first time doing any HSC. Looks like a fun incentive to dust off the NES every once and awhile. After playing a couple nights I decided to do a LED light mod so I could tell if my power strip was on. I look forward to playing with all you. (BTW I really like Bubble Bobble, won't be good at much else:)

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162,960
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I definitely like this game more now! used to think the NES version was kinda boring, but I realize now I always just pushed through to the end using endless continues, so... duh.

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I'm pretty mad at myself for not taking part in either HSC this round. Bubble Bobble is one of my favorite NES games.

Dashopepper 2,036,090 +25 +5 point high score bonus
darthkur 540,370 +18
roadrunner 259,510 +15
DonPedro 198,200 +12
asponge 196,360 +10
S.BAZ 162,960 +8
Retrogamer81081 156,930 +6
jblenkle 96,650 +4

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