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  1. Congratulations ZilchSr! A big congratulations and huge welcome to new Atari I/O Member @ZilchSr! ZilchSr takes the top spot in our Final Standings with a mind-blowing score of 10,111,115. Participation in this Squad Challenge was through the roof and we had a number of new Members join the forums to participate. Let's all give a GIANT Atari I/O Welcome to our new friends @ZilchSr @AtariSphinx and @Papa Pete who joined us in High Score Squad this week, it's great to have you guys here! @AtariSphinx showed up with his A-Game, posting a score of 1,734,308 to claim the 2nd Place on ou
    11 points
  2. 11 points
  3. I made my Demon Attack video a little late for the contest, so I didn't post it here, but I've compared emulation to OG Hardware again for this Video Pinball challenge.....and let's just say, there is NO comparison between the two... 1,413,706
    10 points
  4. Q*bert (A/A): 58,600 Improvement. Really good port but frustrating when coily reaches near the top of pyramid and when you jump on the disk he waits for you at the top cube to hit you.
    9 points
  5. I ROLLED THE SCORE! 1,332,964. Here's a video of the score rolling over (go all the way to the end). I had to stop recording when my wife was making a business call. Picture of final score at bottom of post.
    9 points
  6. Video Pinball 3A - 10,111,115 The first objective should always be to get the extra ball. Second, clear the diamonds to boost the bumper values to 900. Third, spam the bonus lane. Pardon the cat.
    9 points
  7. StormSurge

    Got One!!

    I usually always miss out on presales for popular items but I’m buying the lede. The most amazing thing about this is that I somehow managed to keep a $400 gift card balance on Amazon for over a year, specifically for this purpose. I still have time to increase that amount & have it fully paid for by shipping time. This will be my first launch console since the Dreamcast. I’m not overly excited for this as I was for the DC but I’m sure that will change as launch day approaches.
    9 points
  8. dauber

    Do you have any pets?

    Lola the beagle. Adopted her ten months ago. She's four now.
    9 points
  9. 63.475 played on an av modded 4 switch I got from RickR.
    8 points
  10. Only have 1 word for this challenge...... YES
    8 points
  11. CONGRATS SABERTOOTH! Congratulations @Sabertooth on your big win! We'll get your paddle controllers packaged up and sent out to you this week! Thank you everyone for playing!
    8 points
  12. FINALLY, a win! Thanks, everyone. This was a fun one.
    8 points
  13. Congratulations RickR! Congratulations to @RickR on his big win! Rick has become our second MAME Champion! We improved our turnout from our previous MAME Squad Challenge, nearly doubling last Squad Challenge's numbers. I know emulation can be tricky for some, and I want to thank everyone for doing whatever you had to do to participate! Once again, there was some help from friendly faces in the forums to help get people get set up and going on MAME, and it's always nice to see our community help each other out. @RickR is our champion for this Squad Challenge and the top spot in
    8 points
  14. 33202 I didn't have any emulators set up on my computer, so I was going to pass on the challenges this month, but after seeing atarigames Instagram post about those paddle controllers I wanted to get an entry in (Hey BTB, enter me to win!). Was about to start figuring out an emulator and then remembered it was actually on my Arcade 1Up lol. It's definitely my least played game on here, so this is a cool reason to get into it!
    8 points
  15. 48730. Sunday morning = a good time to focus.
    8 points
  16. 8 points
  17. Congratulations Sabertooth! Congratulations to @Sabertooth for becoming our Wrecking Crew Champion! I hope everyone here had a great time discovering Wrecking Crew on NES and how to win at this game. I've been curious about Wrecking Crew for years, but never understood the game until now. It just felt like a smash-em-up game of destruction. No jump, no Princess, no Donkey Kong, why are we even here? Turns out it's an amazing puzzle-platformer with some charm. I played halfway through this challenge before I even figured out how the doors worked! I'm glad this game turned out to be
    8 points
  18. Great choice @Justin. This is going to be fun! Here's a picture of my boxed copy (and the extra copy I have that I think I'm trading to @HDN) Something interesting I just noticed is that it has an "N" sticker on the top (indicating NTSC I assume). Weird! One more interesting story about 2600 Galaxian...it's one of the games that does not work with the Atari Flashback 2. When I did the cartridge port mod on a FB2, guess which game I grabbed to test with? Yep. Galaxian! I pulled my hair out a bit before I figured maybe the game was incompatible.
    8 points
  19. Congratulations Racers! Congratulations to everyone who joined in the big race!! We had our BIGGEST TURNOUT EVER for this Grand Prix! Absolutely incredible! Seaside was the perfect track to race, difficult enough to provide tremendous challenge to us adult players but still fun to play. One of the points of criticism I see the Atari 7800 receive fairly often is that it came with Pole Position II as its pack-in. I thought this was a really fun game. I hope you did too! I came in 1st Place to take the top spot on the podium, crossing the finish line with a high score of 73,500.
    8 points
  20. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial for Atari 2600 is not the worst game ever made, that's just something people like to say. @GoldenGalaxiesGaming just posted a brilliant new video taking us on an Atari E.T. playthrough, showing: HOW to play the game What the symbols mean How to get E.T. home How to get a high score and explaining why E.T. is NOT the worst game ever. I'm such a strong believer in this, I'm considering pinning this topic to the top of the Atari 2600 Forum.
    8 points
  21. Here is my score 🙂 223,400
    8 points
  22. 99,450 Tried out that Easter egg, interesting!
    7 points
  23. FYI, the NES port was also used for the Basic Fun Mini Arcade:
    7 points
  24. 31,450 I've played a lot more of the NES game, but really like this port too!
    7 points
  25. 7 points
  26. OK, I played this last night and here's my score!
    7 points
  27. 56,236 A 500% improvement from my last score! 💪
    7 points
  28. Mamma mia, @Papa Pete!
    7 points
  29. Happy New Year all! As I crawl my way back into the content creating/game playing scene, what a HSS challenge to come back to! YES!!!! I'll be trying to get my scores in soon! I'm pumped!
    7 points
  30. @nosweargamer has an excellent review of Video Pinball. It's a great place to start if you're new to the game!
    7 points
  31. Would you like to get your hands on a pair of brand new CX-30 Evolved Atari 7800 Paddle Controllers? Well we’re giving away a set, and you could be the lucky winner! Here’s how you can enter to win your very own pair of 7800 Paddle Controllers. It's really easy, to enter to win you need to do two things: 1 Subscribe to my channel on YouTube 2 Participate in a High Score Squad Challenge on Atari I/O You can join in any and every High Score Squad Challenge that we’re doing until December 1st. Every Squad Challenge you join in is another chance to win! Now do me a fav
    7 points
  32. Time for another giveaway! This giveaway includes an NSG Card Pack featuring trading cards that can range from sports to movies to TV shows to games & more, a piece of Bazooka Joe Bubble Gum w mini comic, and 3 wrapped mystery items! GIVEAWAY RULES Must have a US Address. Not responsible for lost or damaged mail. Must reply to this post by telling me what one retro gaming related item you'd like for Christmas (valued at $100 or less) by Monday, December 7th 2020 @ 11:59 pm est. One entry per person. After the winner is selected at random and announced on this thread,
    7 points
  33. If you're interested in getting patches for Activision games that did not have patches, there are two people selling them. Links are below. I've ordered most of the patches offered in the second link. The Bridge patch was posted today, and I ordered it as well. Bridge patch - https://atariage.com/forums/topic/313221-fs-new-activision-bridge-embroidered-patch/ Multiple patches - https://atariage.com/forums/topic/308314-new-activision-patches-jaguar-imagic-lynx-14-patches-total/
    7 points
  34. Ok, I jumped on the bandwagon and got myself a Jaguar a few minutes ago. I'd been thinking of getting one for a while, and the squad challenge gave me excuse reason to add another Atari console to the stable. I picked it up from a local gamer/seller.
    7 points
  35. Congratulations Socrates63! Congratulations to @socrates63 for becoming our Demon Attack Champion! It looks like this game turned out to be a hit and you guys really sank your teeth into this one! Lots of action, incredible scores! Is Demon Attack your favorite Imagic game? Why or why not? @socrates63 is our champion for this Squad Challenge, taking 1st Place in our Final Standings with 98,440 points, a massively impressive score that more than doubled any rival! @RickR was ferocious with his action and took 2nd Place with 48,730 points. @MaliciousCarp wasn't far behind to tak
    7 points
  36. Hello everyone Glad to be apart of Atari.io Huge retro and current gen nerd 😃. What's Everyone favorite Arcade to play? Mines gotta be Tapper whenever i go to the Barcades i make it a mission to play it.
    7 points
  37. Buying games. PayPal ready so long as you do not want a kings ransom for the games.
    7 points
  38. First time joining one of these challenges! 121100 is my best score so far. Playing on an nes with standard controller
    7 points
  39. I'm ready. I have my stretchy pants ready to go.
    7 points
  40. I got 43,950 and maybe stage 15 but I'm going for 50K. Ships are worth more points in flight but the main thing is to shoot the emissaries first, the purple ones. And you can sort of steer the direction they move by positioning yourself so they fly back towards you. Once you get rid of them the green ships are easy and slow moving. When you see the red escorts shoot them first followed by the white flagship. It's not easy to do but it gives you 800 points. I really focus more on the purple guys then shoot everything else whether it's in flight or not.
    7 points
  41. My first entry for this one: 22,930 This is another game that I have had in my collection forever, but hardly ever play. I forget how fun it can be when you get into the zone 🙂
    7 points
  42. Playin' some Galaxian on my 2600 as part of the Atari IO High Score Squad Challenge 😛 (spoilers, I am terrible :P)
    7 points
  43. I did a little research on Twin Galaxies and found the highest score they had for Seaside on Pole Position II was 73,350, below my current high score of 73,500. I felt like I had more in me when I got that score, but potentially 73,500 is the highest score possible on that track. I'm going to keep trying, and at some point film my score for YouTube and maybe submit to the high score sites.
    7 points
  44. I humbly submit my effort! Not the greatest, but it was a blast!! Looking forward to the next one! Link: Hey All! It's that time again! It's Atari/io High Score Squad Challenge! This time it's the Atari 7800 game, Pole Position II! Hop in those comments, and enjoy! Don't forget about the giveaway! (In the description) Link:
    7 points
  45. Wow, I’ve never won anything better than a few bucks on scratch off lotto tickets before! Thank you!
    7 points
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