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ASTEROIDS Contest -- Ends Mon, September 15, 2014


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#21 greenween

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Posted 14 September 2014 - 08:50 PM

If I should win this one, please give the controller to the 2nd place score. I don't need it and a thanks for entering!


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#22 Fire_In_The_Valley

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Posted 14 September 2014 - 09:16 PM

Hey guys, this is the absolute best score I can do on these settings. 23,020. Feels like I gamed all weekend for this score. I thought I could do better but these settings are really really hard! Hats off to you greenween, you're a true master. The ironic thing is I really think I could have done a little better if I had a better controller. Maybe my score will be good enough to hold on to the 2nd place score and greenween will let me have his joystick!

 

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#23 greenween

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Posted 14 September 2014 - 10:11 PM

I played all day and couldn't get any higher!! Congrats if someone beats ,my score!!!


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#24 RickR

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Posted 14 September 2014 - 10:28 PM

22570.  I think that's about as well as I can do.

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#25 greenween

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Posted 14 September 2014 - 11:44 PM

After many, many hours, that's the best I've got!!!


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#26 Justin

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Posted 14 September 2014 - 11:55 PM

You've built an unbeatable reputation around here greenween!
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Posted 15 September 2014 - 12:46 AM

Ok here is a score at least 17,510. Hands still a bit sore, so not sure if I am going to get any better for the moment.

Asteroids Atari 2600 17,510

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#28 DeLorean

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Posted 15 September 2014 - 10:50 AM

One hour to go!



#29 The Professor

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Posted 15 September 2014 - 11:12 AM

This has turned out to be a great contest  :lol:


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#30 DeLorean

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Posted 15 September 2014 - 12:10 PM

Congratulations to greenween, our Asteroids High Score Contest 1st Place Winner!!!

 

 

 

Greenween's high score of 24,070 takes 1st Place and has won the contest! He'll be receiving the MIB Asteroids for the Atari 2600, in the protective plastic casing. And because of greenween's generosity, Fire_In_The_Valley, our 2nd Place winner with a score of 23,020, will be receiving the brand new 2600 Joystick!

 

To show how excited we are that you're here and to welcome you to the forums, EVERYBODY WHO SUBMITTED A SCORE HAS WON A PRIZE! Yep, our runners-up are champs too. Guys, if you'd like to PM me or The Professor with your mailing address, we have some freebies we'd like to send you, including our 1st Edition Button Set. It's just our way of saying thanks for being part of the forums and for coming to the Atari Party!

 

If you didn't win this time, there will SURELY be other ways for you to win again. Our next big giveaway is October 29th. We'll be having a Live Chat Atari Trivia Night, and to celebrate Halloween we'll be giving away a refurbished black "Vader" Atari 2600 VCS, complete with new Joystick, Haunted House, and Ms. Pac-Man for chasing ghosts!

 

Thanks again for playing guys, hope you all had fun!

 

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#31 The Professor

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Posted 15 September 2014 - 12:20 PM

Awesome!! Congrats to everyone! Hope this was a fun contest for all of you!!


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#32 RickR

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Posted 15 September 2014 - 12:44 PM

Great job greenween, Asteroids master!
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#33 greenween

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Posted 15 September 2014 - 07:31 PM

Thank you guys so much!! I fell in love with Asteroids all over again, Fire In The Valley had me pretty nervous!!!


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#34 greenween

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Posted 15 September 2014 - 10:30 PM

Thanks icrra!  It took me a month  to get that score!!


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#35 Fire_In_The_Valley

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Posted 15 September 2014 - 11:51 PM

Oh that's awesome! Congrats greenween on your win! To everyone else playing, congrats, this is fun. And thanks greenween for being so generous with the joystick, I owe you one buddy.


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#36 greenween

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Posted 18 September 2014 - 11:41 PM

Awesome!!!!!


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#37 The Professor

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Posted 19 September 2014 - 02:30 PM

Cool post of your "winning" collection on Facebook today, greenween!  ;)


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#38 RickR

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Posted 19 September 2014 - 11:50 PM

Just curious what strategy others used.  Shoot as many rocks as possible, or clear the screen except for one rock and hunt saucers?

I did the clear and hunt until the small saucers came out.  Then it was shoot rocks.



#39 Fire_In_The_Valley

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Posted 20 September 2014 - 09:46 PM

Honestly I didn't really use a strategy. Keep to the center, don't fly around too much, and be quick to stay alive. It was just sheer tenacity. I must've played the game 10 times to get that score and I still came in 2nd.



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Posted 20 September 2014 - 11:06 PM

I stayed in the center unless I had to move, only using hyper space when I had to. I also tried to only hit a couple rocks at a time to avoid buttloads of tiny ones. Played at least 50 times to get that score so you where hard to beat Fire!! You earned that controller bud!


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