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  2. Yeah... those brain guys... how do you get away from the homing missile things? Or can you? Do you just have to shoot them before the fire?
  3. Good lord...haven't updated this thread in months! We apologize for the lateness. We have switched to a 3-week schedule due to a little thing called life. Unfortunately, this coincided with the 4th of July holiday. But nonetheless...here's the new episode! http://fab4it.com/piefactory/audio/PFP_Episode098.mp3
  4. Yesterday
  5. I'm going to try both emulation and OG hardware with my new Robotron controller by @RetroGameBoyz just for fun. Sure there will be a huge difference.
  6. Yep, I'll give it a shot in emulation. I've been playing a little of the Robotron 2084 arcade game in MAME with a Playstation 2 controller, using the two thumbsticks for control. Seems to be working okay, so hoping I can get it to work here, but we'll see.
  7. HAHAH How did I know this was coming??? Awesome.
  8. That's my plan...emulation. I'll probably give it a shot later this week. Great game.
  9. Wow, I'd love to try this on a 7800 emulator but I'm not sure I could pull it off.
  10. Episode 17 of Retro With Marco airs TONIGHT at 9pm ET!

    I'm putting the final touches on tonight's episode, which will include:

    1. High score and speedrun shoutouts
    2. Recap of the Retro World Series at the Southern Fried Gaming Expo
    3. GameStop going retro?

     

    Tune in tonight at 9pm ET / 6pm PT!

     

    https://twitch.tv/retrowithmarco

     

    See you then!

  11. Last week
  12. I never received the copy of this I ordered off of Ebay.
  13. We're celebrating this amazing new controller through the rest of the month with a special Robotron: 2084 High Score Squad Challenge!
  14. Robotron: 2084 Atari 7800 ProSystem Controller: CONTROLLER / KEYBOARD / @RetroGameBoyz 3-D PRINTED CONTROLLER / PLAYER'S CHOICE Difficulty Level: Intermediate Play on: Real Hardware / Dedicated Console / MAME / Emulation OK! ✔ Squad Challenge ends 11:59 pm PST June 31st, 2019 OBJECTIVE: Play for the highest possible score using the difficulty settings defined in the challenge. Post a photo or video of your score in this thread. Scores must be achieved between July 15th through July 31st, 2019. Screen captures are not allowed as they are easily manipulated for falsified scores. Multiple submissions are permitted. The player with the highest score at the end of the competition is the victor! ELIGIBILITY: Anyone can join in. All players are welcome! PLAY RULES: Games may be played on real hardware, Flashback or emulation, using any controller or keyboard, following rules and game settings as delineated in the Squad Challenge. Enhancements, rewinds and hacked versions of this game are not allowed. DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Intermediate FAIR PLAY: Players should play fairly, be honest, and have fun! Falsified scores will result in your immediate removal from the site. It goes without saying that no use of cheats, hacks, cartridge frying, enhancements, rewinds, Photoshop, subterfuge, or any other unfair advantage is allowed. Everybody hates a cheater. MORE: To review detailed rules on how to play, please visit the High Score Squad page here: https://forums.atari.io/topic/1219-high-score-squad-how-to-play/ MESSAGE: Welcome to our 66th Squad Challenge! This challenge celebrates new Atari I/O Member @RetroGameBoyz's latest creation, the 3-D Printed Robotron: 2084 Controller for Atari 7800 with one of the system's finest arcade titles! Robotron has always been a favorite of mine and I think now is as good a time as any to give it a play in High Score Squad! ROM and Instruction Manual are provided below. Good luck to everyone playing! NOTE: We have HSW Day 2019 coming up on July 30th. Be there! Robotron 2084.pdfRobotron 2084.a78
  15. I love this game! Just not on emulation. Lol. Congrats to all!
  16. Congratulations Control Issues! Congratulations @Control Issues on your score! I'd like to offer "Rick R Jr. Too" a very special welcome to the forums for participating in this Squad Challenge. This was a really challenging game, I hope you guys enjoyed the challenge and had fun with this one. Congrats to everyone who played! I'd like to encourage Control Issues to post his new high score on the Scoreboard, and maybe this Challenge can continue on! Our next High Score Squad Challenge will be posted shortly! Stay tuned! TETRIS 1 CONTROL ISSUES 61,800 2 RICKR JR. TOO 25,800 3 RICKR 20,600 4 ATARI CREEP 15,600
  17.  Resolved the issue with the main part of the website and will have a new Squad Challenge up today!

  18. ⚠️ Having an issue with the main part of the website (not the forums) Likely Wordpress related. Working on resolving this. Will try to have the new High Score Squad Challenge up later tonight as well!

  19. Related, but not related: Earlier this year, McD's had "Avengers" toys that I thought were pretty cool. They also had a promotion with our local sports team for free 6 piece nuggets every time the team scored 100 points. So, my go-to the day after a Blazers win was to go to McD's and get the free nuggies and a hamburger happy meal. I ended up with about 5 or six of the Avenger toys. And also a pretty tasty lunch for about $3.50. I like how the happy meals come with apples, which is a little healthier...but it is a bit embarrassing to order a happy meal as a grown adult. Since the season ended, I haven't been to McD's
  20. That is a really cool item right there.
  21. Have shipped the box today to Chase, ready to go! I added a few things to make it interesting
  22. Yes this was part of the 2017 McDonald's Mario toy set. I've got a few if them. Nowadays when McDonald's toys come out in about a few weeks the thrift stores get over run with them.
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