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Season 6 - The New HSC - Week 13 = Encounter at L-5

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2600 High Score Club - Week 13:

Encounter At L-5

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CLARIFICATION: No use of cheats, emulation advantages, bugs, cart frying or other variables that would give you an unfair advantage in this HSC. No game enhancements or favorite settings are allowed for play in the 2600 HSC, unless specifically authorized by your humble yet strict MODERATORS! (Jacob/BAZ.)

 

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Encounter At L-5

Released By: Data Age 1982

Programmed By: ?

Left Difficulty: B

Right Difficulty: B

Game Mode: Default

 

The HSC Record for Encounter At L-5: 4,719 by toymailman (Original High Score Club Season 7 Week 18, 2009)

Break the HSC record for +3 bonus points!

 

 

 

 

Post your scores right here in this thread. They will be duly added to the high score list. Remember to play the game with the recommended game mode and difficulty settings as shown above so that your scores will be consistent with everyone else. Please refer to the rules thread for further information on what is allowed and if you

have any more questions about what is considered fair play, feel free to ask about it here.

Have Fun !

The deadline for posting scores is 11:59:59 PM (EST) the evening of April 24th, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

bonus: Last minute bonus points.

 

:arrow: post a score during the last two days of this round (Sunday & Monday).

 

:arrow: this will earn you bonus points equal to either the last digit, OR the first digit of your score, whichever is lower.

 

~update: If you post a score lower than your current high score, that is your new high score. So, if you post multiple scores during these two days, your LAST score posted counts for the bonus as well as for the contest.

 

:thumbsup: +++

 

 

 

 

 

 

Encounter At L-5 High Scores

(Scoring is +1 point for last place and up from there)

 

1. 4,693 Atarian7 +27(+3)

2. 3,843 Jin +26

3. 3,111 oyamafamily +25

4. 3,080 Diamonds +24(+0)

5. 2,969 darthkur +23(+2)

6. 2,846 Vocelli +22

7. 2,735 KaeruYojimbo +21

8. 2,712 nads +20(+2)

9. 2,681 karokoenig +19

10. 2,558 snakeboy +18

11. 2,323 AtariWarlord +17(+1)

12. 2,130 S.BAZ +16

13. 2,087 Lauren Tyler +15(+2)

14. 2,064 DarQ Massacres +14(+2)

15. 2,041 Raccooney Dave +13

16. 1,918 agb +12

17. 1,838 toiletunes +11(+1)

18. 1,774 TheHoboInYourRoom +10(+1)

19. 1,714 keilbaca +9(+1)

20. 1,384 CapitanClassic +8

21. 758 Mister-VCS +7(+7)

22. 716 Piggles +6

23. 574 classicgamer_27330 +5

24. 510 MrBubble +4(+0)

25. 339 bugcatcher88 +3(+3)

26. 272 roadrunner +2

27. 37 Scrabbler15 +1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Season Standings Through Week 12 (Jawbreaker)

 

1. oyamafamily 480
2. Jin 393
3. Vocelli 370
4. Diamonds 356
5. S.BAZ 351
6. snakeboy 331 ^1

7. CapitanClassic 329
8. Atarian7 321
9. darthkur 308
10. nads 307
11. keilbaca 273 ^1
12. Gorfy 271
13. TheHoboInYourRoom 262 ^1
14. Tony Danger 251
15. KaeruYojimbo 240
16. Scrabbler15 210

17. Hyperboy 195
18. Lauren Tyler 191
19. karokoenig 183
20. AtariWarlord 175 ^2
21. agb 170

22. David Ward 165
23. classicgamer_27330 159
24. McCallister 147 ^2

25. Cynicaster 142

26. toiletunes 134 ^3

27. SpiceWare 127
28. Mister-VCS 125 ^4
29. RJ 123

30. Piggles 122

31. roadrunner 116 ^4
32. Deteacher 114
33. ed1475 112
34. bugcatcher88 111

35. DT Kofoed 106

36. RaccooneyDave 100 ^1
37. DarQ Massacres 83 ^6

38. DanielJSorenson 77

39. Micheloni2600 73
40. Eltigro 71

41. troff 70

42. Harrison 65

43. Northcoastgamer 63

44. LidLikesIntellivision 38
45. MrBubble 36

46. Tony The 2600 28

47. Morinphen 24

48. Nathan Strum 23

49. Allen Schweitzer 21
50. jblenkle 19

51. JacobZu7zu7 15

52. MayDay 9

53. NIKON 7

54. Tickled_Pink 3

 

 

 

 

 

The New HSC -- SEASON 6 -- EXTRA INFO:

 

Expect a variety of game selections from the '70's & '80's as well as a few Homebrews sprinkled in.

 

There will be special rounds consisting of multiple games and lasting more than one week.

 

Up next -- TBA!

 

Overall the NEW High Score Club Season 6 will last THROUGH August 2017.

Bracket Challenge to follow -- TOP 24 players matched up in single-elimination tournament!

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be sure to check the manual to understand the controls!

 

This round began a little late, so scores will be accepted through Monday.

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I decided to come back and take another crack at it after having breakfast and my morning coffee, and I think I improved my score a fair bit. One useful tip I learned while playing this time which isn't in the instruction manual is that once you reach the 5th level of difficulty at 3,200 points and above, letting a red death ship touch the ground becomes an instant game over no matter how many lives you have stockpiled. At that point in the game instead of disappearing and taking away 1 life when the death ship touches the ground the ship just bounces up and down on the ground draining all of your lives in about half a second, so once you cross the 3,200 point threshold you cannot let a death ship reach the ground or it's game over.

 

Anyhoo...

 

 

Encounter at L-5 (B/B Difficulty, Default Settings): 3,843

 

 

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2,130

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considering Jin's tip about the red-death machines, I think it may be a good idea to practice getting right in the face of those things from the beginning.

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considering Jin's tip about the red-death machines, I think it may be a good idea to practice getting right in the face of those things from the beginning.

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I was wondering why you would end up somewhere else seemingly randomly when you release the fire button. I read the instructions again and found out you go to where your cursor is.

That's some useful information.

 

 

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Vocelli:

 

EATL-5 : 2846

 

Game could have been good. Needs a boss or some power bar.

Hope to beat this but my deaths come quick!

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591

 

I hate paddle games on emulation.

I can't seem to get the paddles to work on Stella at all?

 

Any ideas?

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