SCORE! It's our first contest! July 30 is Howard Scott Warshaw Day. To celebrate, we're throwing a high-score competition for Yars' Revenge and E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial. Post the highest score in Yars’ Revenge or E.T. and win a brand new sealed copy of the game, complete with a collector-quality crystal clear box protector! Post scores for both games for a chance to win a bonus prize - the highest combined score of both games will win a new 2600-style Joystick! Contest ends Monday, August 4th.
Eligibility: Anyone can join in. All players are welcome!
Play Rules: Games may be played on real Atari hardware or emulation, using any joystick or keyboard, following the official game settings delineated below.
Fair Play: Players should play fairly, be honest, and have fun! It goes without saying that no use of cheats, cartridge frying, emulation enhancements, photoshop, or any other unfair advantage is allowed. Everybody hates a cheater.
Scoring: Your scores must have been made between July 23, 2014 and the end of this contest. Posting old scores is not permitted.
Submissions: Scores must be posted in this forum, along with a photo of your score for verification. The deadline for posting high scores is 9am (PST) Monday, August 4th, 2014.
Left Difficulty: B
Right Difficulty: A
Game Variation: 1 (All humans present in game.)
Left Difficulty: A
Right Difficulty: A
Game Variation: 2 (Normal) According to the manual, this is the “normal” game, with two alternating shield configurations, plus a Destroyer Missile, and a Swirl traveling at the speed set at Difficulty A
HIGHEST SCORE - YARS’ REVENGE
The highest posted Yars’ Revenge score in this forum will win a brand new sealed copy of Yars’ Revenge for the Atari 2600. The game is sealed in the box, and comes with a crystal clear box protector to keep your game nice. This is the original 1981 release and it goes without saying the Yars' Revenge DC Comic book is included inside the sealed package.
HIGHEST SCORE - E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL
The highest posted E.T. score in this forum will win a brand new sealed copy of E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial for the Atari 2600. The game is sealed in the box, and comes with a crystal clear box protector to keep your game nice. It should be noted that this copy of E.T., while new and shrink wrapped, does have some smushyness as the box is partially caving in on the back. Nevertheless, it's sealed as new, and it's yours should you get the high score!
HIGHEST COMBINED SCORE
A player who submits the highest combined score of both games will win a brand new 2600-style Joystick! The combined score is derived from the sum of your Yars’ score added to your E.T. score. To submit a combined score you must post both scores simultaneously within the same post, and clearly state your combined high score.
TO OUR WINNERS: Should you be the high score champ, we’ll send you a PM asking for your mailing address. We'll ship your prize overnight via FedEx Air so you will receive your prize the very next morning! Unfortunately we cannot ship to PO Boxes.
If you don't win this time, don't give up. This is only the first of MANY contests to come!
GOOD LUCK PLAYERS!