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Lynx High Score Club 2021 Mini Season: Round 5 - Shanghai

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Atari Lynx High Score Club- Mini Season: Round 5

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This round we play Shanghai

 

Round Over: Sunday October 10th 11:59pm EST (ROUND COMPLETE)

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Link to manual scan -

 

AtariAge - Atari Lynx Manuals - Shanghai (Atari) 

 

Settings - Game map: Fish

 

HSC Record: (none for Fish yet!)

 

Add your Score from Shanghai Fish Map!  Please put your score in text in your post please, make my life a little easier. 

The Game is scored by number of tiles cleared first, then time.  So once you get to 144, the faster the better! 

Shanghai scores:

 

1. jeremiahjt                  144 tiles       7:14   +10 

2. doctor_shred              144 tiles       8:04    +8

3. nightmonkeyii             144 tiles      14:26   +6

4. Rick Dangerous           132 tiles      10:27   +4

5. jblenkle                      124 tiles       7:45    +2

6. Mr.JT                          104 tiles      13:43   +1

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Current season point standings -

 

1. Rick Dangerous              34

2. doctor_shred                  32

3. jeremiahjt                      26

4. nightmonkeyii                 16

5. Mr.JT                             15

6. sdrake                           10

7. roadrunner                      7

8. AtariSphinx                      6

9. jblenkle                           2

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Any corrections please post

 

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92 tiles    8:04

 

Thats a great start, just clearing this map is an accomplishment, it's so wide it's a challenge to not run out of options quickly. 

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130 tiles          9:34

 

You run out of moves from pieces being blocked in basically.  You need to clear wide edge pieces first along with the tall pieces to avoid running out of moves.  It's certainly part skill, but also the luck of getting a good board that you can get to zero tiles with good strategy.  It's a challenge for a few reasons, finding the matches, finding them quickly, and solving the puzzle in a manner that won't get you stuck.  

 

When i bought this game i thought i'd never play it, looked boring, but it's wound up being one of my favorite lynx games!  Super addictive once you get into it. 

 

 

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2 hours ago, nightmonkeyii said:

You wouldn't happen to have a photo of that time would you?

Sure, but I already beat it. Why do you need it?

 

Oh, my new time is 7:14.

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Good and challenging round guys!  Congrats to @jeremiahjt for crushing this map!  This is the first map I haven't been able to get to 144 on...must have played it 60-80 times just couldn't get it done.

 

Will get the next round up today. 

 

@roadrunner can you add the top time to HSC records? 

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