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  1. Episode 13 - Deep Blue is now available! http://traffic.libsyn.com/turbotasticpodcast/Episode_13_-_Deep_Blue.mp3 Libsyn Page: http://turbotasticpodcast.libsyn.com/episode-13-deep-blue Link to show notes: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1X7MD0qbZ1JdQjvrltexGsjLTop08Md-cExvkm6vsavI/edit?usp=sharing
  2. Episode 12 - Ys Book I and II is available! http://traffic.libsyn.com/turbotasticpodcast/Episode_12_-_Ys_Book_I_and_II.mp3 Libsyn Page: http://turbotasticpodcast.libsyn.com/episode-12-ys-book-i-and-ii Link to show notes: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1AR8dP0zJ78-OrprTNaCjLe22t6Eq84fB1b3h84in740/edit?usp=sharing
  3. Ootake is my TG16/PCE emulator of choice: http://www.ouma.jp/ootake/ I’ll have to make some time to enter some scores in this contest, love this pinball series!
  4. Congrats Rick! Good call on ordering the Turbo Everdrive, it’s well worth the investment!
  5. I’ve had one since they came out, and I haven’t played it a ton, but I like it! I agree they could have put some more games on it, but it seems to work great and has been a fun add to my collection.
  6. Yeah Willie regifted my disappointment of a Defender II cart from last year... apparently when he said Stargate he meant Stargate. 😆
  7. Episode 11 - China Warrior, is available! http://traffic.libsyn.com/turbotasticpodcast/Episode_11_China_Warrior.mp3 Libsyn Page: http://turbotasticpodcast.libsyn.com/episode-11-china-warrior Link to show notes: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1GA1bGoidVAvmHBd8f7hXpezEeMwDkuDflvvoc6hUkFE
  8. Another great tip; I would also add that you need to arrange your pieces to accomodate any next piece you get. I always try to make sure I arrange things so I can accomodate any piece.
  9. One I would add to Rick’s tips is to start the game on a higher level to get better at manipulating the pieces at higher speeds for practice. That and the more empty you can have the board by the time you get to level 8 the better, as that’s when things really speed up.
  10. Alien Atari 2600 Difficulty: Level 1 High Score: 38,016 October 21, 2018
  11. Gremlins Atari 2600 Difficulty: Default Score: 80,590 October 30, 2018
  12. Halloween Atari 2600 Difficulty: Default High Score: 21,825 October 29, 2018
  13. Played some more this weekend on my real NES and finally cracked 6 digits... 117634
  14. 65,177. I can't seem to keep it together at level 8 or 9, but I've been playing a lot on my PSP and 3DS, and I think I might do better at those higher speeds on actual hardware.
  15. Man that’s awesome you were able to get so much time in at the actual arcade! I hear ya though, even planted at home in front of a console 12 hours with just a couple of meal breaks was a long stretch, and it was pretty much bed, up again, same drill. I was pretty burnt out Sunday night, but man we had a blast. We focused on TG16 the whole morning and early afternoon, then switched to Colecovision and a little bit of Sega Genesis, then ended with some River City Ransom on the NES of all things. We planned 8-8 but we played till 9:30 to try and make up for the breaks we took. Sunday we played Switch and Wii U most of the day, Animal Crossing Amiibo Festival (my daughter’s pick lol) Octopath Traveler, Puyo Puyo Tetris, Zelda Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Party, Splatoon, Nintendoland, Dragons Lair collection for the Wii, and finally wrapped up by beating Dungeons and Dragons Tower of Doom on the Xbox One. We went until 9PM again to make up for breaks, and it worked really well. One thing I experienced after this is some pain in my left elbow... I think holding controllers in the same position for two days straight messed it up. I’ll need to move my arms more next time... Can’t wait for next year!
  16. That sounds brutal! I will be playing a lot of Turbografx-16 with some other console stuff mixed in.
  17. So I'm not sure how many forum members are planning on participating in Extra Life this year, but I thought I would start a thread so people can share their donation pages and give members an opportunity to donate! In case you're not familiar with Extra Life, gamers volunteer to play for 24 hours in support of Children's Miracle Network Hospitals to raise money to help sick kids in need. This is the first year I'm participating directly in the event, but in the past I've donated to Ferg's EL as well as others and have enjoyed watching their live streams of gaming marathons Marathon weekend is this upcoming weekend, November 3rd. Some players play for 24 hours straight starting November 3rd, however I'm electing to split my 24 hours up into two shifts from 8AM to 8PM Saturday and Sunday, November 3rd and 4th. I also plan on having a live stream, internet connection permitting, but if I can't stream live I'll at least try to record the marathon and post it to Youtube later. My goal for this year is 500 dollars, and I've got a ways to go for my goal, so any amount anyone can spare will help! The link to my donation page is below. Thanks! https://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donordrive.participant&participantID=313818
  18. Atari my dad was into Super Breakout, Battlezone, and Combat. He had high score competitions with my grandfather (a career Army man and Vietnam vet) on Battlezone... I was too young to remember them but from what I was told they were pretty intense! Later when we got the NES I borrowed Solar Jetman from a friend, and my dad instantly fell in love with it! It was so bad I could barely get time on the game (even though I was much better at it than he was :-P). We went out and got a copy a week after I gave it back to my friend, and we hardly ever bought NES games, I always just rented them, so that was a big deal. My dad LOVED Tetris, both on the NES and Game Boy, and also Choplifter II on the Game Boy. On the PC he was big into Sid Meier’s Civilization, especially CivNet and Civ II. He’d play those games for hours! And of course MS Solitare games on the Entertainment Packs; he liked Tri Peaks the best I think. My dad was quite the gamer for a long time, until his MS got too bad for him to play anymore. He passed away several years back from complications related to it, but if it weren’t for him I don’t know if I would have had as big of a passion for video games as I do today.
  19. You know I tried playing this on Stella with my 8 bit do pad, and I couldn’t crack 5000! I do much better with a TAC-2 on a real console.
  20. Episode 10 - Outrun is OUT! Now RUN and download it! (see what I did there?) http://traffic.libsyn.com/turbotasticpodcast/Episode_10_Outrun.mp3 Libsyn Page: http://turbotasticpodcast.libsyn.com/episode-10-outrun Link to show notes: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1nZTA1bdoB-DNDEttZ4AnNS4hVkikVNyYzOHIwIzYcwo
  21. Getting better, 10,600. Figured out some tricks
  22. I bought two different Atari games at Sears in the late 80’s: a silver label Space Invaders and Skateboardin. It was one of the few places I could still find 2600 games.
  23. I think everyone knew this was coming. Seemed like the stores felt old and tired, and their website was a freaking mess. They still have good brands and products, but they need to market them better to get successful again. I don’t think they ever made the leap to the 21st century.
  24. Secret Quest Atari 2600 Difficulty: Default High Score: 148,107 October 13th, 2018
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