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  • Birthday November 20

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  • Mood
    Star Foxed
  • Currently Playing
    Tennis on NES
  • Currently Listening To
    The Cure - Pictures of You
  • Gender
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    In a relationship
  • Current City
    South Florida
  • Hometown
    Rochester, MI
  • Interests
    Formula 1 Racing, Red Bull Soap Box Derbies, Travel, Technology, Bitcoin
  • First Console
    Atari 7800
  • Coolest Item In Your Collection
    Mario Bros. Prototype
  • Favorite Pizza Place
    Tower Pizza
  • Favorite Arcade to Visit
    Lost Ark Video Games
  • Favorite Arcade Game
    Out Run
  • Favorite Board Game
  • Favorite Movie
    Back To The Future
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  • What I got at Toys Я Us
    Everything I could ever find with a Fuji on it
  • Podcast I Recommend
    Faded Out Podcast (Season 1 only)
  • YouTube Channel I Like
    BTB, NSG, Atari Creep, Willie, Maximum RD

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  1. WOW @Duckie25 that's a heck of a find! Very cool!! Do the games feel complete? It's possible these are marketing samples of completed pre-release games. I'm not a Coleco expert but I think @MaximumRD could possibly have some insight into these
  2. ABSOLUTELY!! I think Gates of Zendocon is an AMAZING game! Especially given that it's on a handheld from 1989
  3. Welcome to the forums @Happenstance_Man!! Bumping "old" threads is absolutely welcome in our forums if you have an interesting thought to add! I've never understood the distain to bumping "old" threads if somebody has something worthwhile to say. I prefer having one definitive thread for a topic. There's only so many times we can open a new "ET" topic or "Asteroids" topic etc. I enjoyed reading this. E.T. holds a special place in my heart, and although I don't contend that it's the best 2600 game made, it's certainly not the worst and after reading the instructions a few times I really enjoyed playing it when I was young.
  4. @btbfilms76 has an excellent overview of The Gates of Zendocon for the Atari Lynx. It's a great place to start if you're new to the game!
  5. 🧠 Gates of Zendocon Squad Challenge is up!! Good luck!! 


  6. Gates of Zendocon Atari Lynx Controller: CONTROL PAD / KEYBOARD / PLAYER'S CHOICE Difficulty Level: Default "BASE" Game, Difficulty B (Press B To Start) Play on: Real Hardware / Dedicated Console / Emulation OK! ✔ Squad Challenge ends 11:59 pm PST September 30, 2021 Objective Play for the highest possible score using the difficulty settings defined in the challenge. Post a photo or YouTube video of your score in this thread. Scores must be achieved between September 15th through September 30th, 2021. Screen captures are not allowed as they are more 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 / Mini console, or emulation, using any controller or keyboard, following all rules and game settings defined in the challenge. Choosing between real hardware or emulation, and choosing which controller to play on is part of formulating your strategy. Enhancements, rewinds and hacked versions of this game are not allowed. Difficulty Level We are playing Gates of Zendocon by pressing the "B" button to start, which puts us on the "Hard" difficulty level of challenge, and begins the game at the default universe "BASE". Fair Play Your integrity is everything. 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 we will not allow cheats, hacks, cartridge frying, enhancements, rewinds, deceitful photo manipulation, subterfuge, or any other unfair advantage. Everybody hates a cheater. More To review detailed rules on how to play, please visit the High Score Squad page here: Message Welcome to our 108th Squad Challenge!!! For this challenge we're playing one of my favorite EPYX launch titles for the Atari Lynx - Gates of Zendocon! Will you survive Zendocon's challenge? You must survive! Your reward for success is the chance for sweet revenge - a duel to the death with the evil spider himself! Gates of Zendocon blew me away when it was first released in 1989, it looked stunning and played smoothly. I love how there is so much room to move up and down in the playfield. It's a tremendous side scrolling shooter, and the addition of portals, uniquely themed universes and gross bosses make this game stand out. (With a more detailed screen, its games like Zendocon that make me feel like the Lynx could've held its own as a full-fledged console that could connect to a TV the way the Nintendo Switch does today.) We're starting at the default universe (BASE) and playing on "Hard" difficulty, which can be achieved by beginning your game at the title screen by pressing the "B" button (Press B To Start). ROM and PDF Instruction Manual are provided below. I hope you all have fun, and good luck to everybody participating! NOTE: We're in the home stretch, wrapping up our supreme lineup of games for High Score Squad in 2021! Expect a nice mix of classic Atari home console games in the rotation along with games from other classic systems! Here's a look at some upcoming events: October: A TurboGrafx-16 game November: A Sega Genesis game December: 2021 F-ZERO Championship, plus a game for Atari Jaguar! Plus many more great games in 2022! (Schedule subject to change) Gates of Zendocon.pdf Gates of Zendecon.lnx
  7. Congratulations Marco1019! Congratulations to @Marco1019 on winning our NES Donkey Kong Squad Challenge! What a tremendous score! This will be something to "brag" about on your next stream! Marco secured the top spot on in our Donkey Kong Squad Challenge with his score of 156,500 points! @AtariSphinx brought his A-game with a tremendous showing, taking 2nd Place with a score of 100,700 points! For the second Squad Challenge in a row I took 3rd Place - this time with a score of 95,000 points. I just couldn't break the 100,000 point mark (Donkey Kong is brutal!) but I'm going to give it another shot even though the Squad Challenge is over. We had a tremendous turnout for our NES Donkey Kong Squad Challenge! Another one of our best Squad Challenges in recent history! @Gianna @nosweargamer @TrekMD @Dinobot711 @RickR @socrates63 and @Atari Creep all showed up with powerful scores. Congratulations to @Marco1019 on his big win, and a huge THANK YOU to everyone whose been getting the word out about our community and inviting others to join us in High Score Squad. As always I'd like to encourage @Marco1019 to post his high score on the Scoreboard, and let's make sure this Challenge continues on! And a big congratulations to our community for being such a great group to spend time with, I hope everybody had fun playing this classic NES title and I hope everybody enjoyed playing on the advanced difficulty settings. NOTE: Our next High Score Squad Challenge is for the Atari Lynx! Be there!
  8. Trying to break 100,000 points. Donkey Kong is crazy difficult! 95,000
  9. Working on improving my High Score 62,900
  10. 🔥 I've lost 70 lbs since the middle of May!

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    2. Gianna


      Proud of you! ☺️

    3. Justin


      @RickR @MaximumRD @DegasElite @socrates63 @Gianna Thanks for all the kind words guys! I'll let you know when I get past 100 pounds 😉

    4. RickR


      I'm proud of you too.  You let me know if there's any way I can help.  You are a valued friend and Atari community member.  You are loved no matter what. 



  11. 🍻 Wishing a Happy Birthday to BTB!

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    2. RickR


      A very happy birthday to @btbfilms76

    3. DegasElite


      Happy B-Day, BTB. :O)

    4. socrates63


      🎂 happy birthday BTB!

  12. If we play "Ultimate" Asteroids in High Score Squad again we'll definitely be playing with Shields!
  13. We don't play these "pillar" titles in High Score Squad as often as people would assume. I'm really liking playing these iconic classics on "Ultimate" difficulty settings, it spices things up enough to give these games a new challenge!
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