## High Score Challenge S8 - R10 - Skirmish

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### High Score Challenge S8 - R10 - Skirmish

Stardot high score challenge
Season Eight: Round 10
Skirmish chosen by Sydney

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RULES
Round One starts at 9pm on Monday the 8th of January and ends at 9pm on Monday the 22nd of January
The aim is to score as many points as possible
Post scores and screenshots/photographs in this thread
The rules are here
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DISK IMAGE
http://www.bbcmicro.co.uk/game.php?id=822

FOR MASTER
http://www.nomishooper.magix.net/Season ... shMast.ssd
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INSTRUCTIONS

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SCORING
Points will be awarded using the following formula.
points = (YS / BS * 50) + ((NOP - YP + 1) * (50 / NOP))
BS = Best Score
NOP = Number of Players
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HIGH SCORE TABLE

Link to Overall High Score Table...viewtopic.php?f=46&t=13677

Thanks to Galax for the Mode 7 fonts.

Whatever you do, just don't get knocked off!!!...just jousting...........Ed ...........
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### Re: High Score Challenge S8 - R10 - Skirmish

For this game I'm using W, E, <RETURN>. This allows fairly easy familiarity with the keyboard, similar to Z, X, <RETURN> but of course the game maker didn't think to use the most common usage of keys going so we have W, E instead.

A score to start us off with this one. I'm terribly good at this one but I started liking it back in Season 2. There are tips and tricks there for those that want to go back and look. It's on the 3rd page of HSC.

Ed......

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Well, I'm really busy again but this round will still be going during the Manchester ABug so expect my score around then.

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sydney wrote:Well, I'm really busy again but this round will still be going during the Manchester ABug so expect my score around then.
Of course and it will still be way better than my score. I checked out Season 2..... I had 49,000, you had something like 149,000. I have no idea how I got even to 49,000 when I consider how well I'm doing right now.

Ed......

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Well, I'm starting to approach my Season 2 score - 31,450

Ed......

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Hmmm, had a few goes and not getting very far, here is a starting score:

Score: 19900

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I'd really recommend reading the thread from the first time we played this. Ivor gave some excellent advice on how to play the game well.

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Yeh, it's a slow go, even with the tips and tricks. I believe this is an acquired taste and the 'feel' will come in time.

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### Re: High Score Challenge S8 - R10 - Skirmish

I remember this from back in the day. Used to play against my brother for hours on end....

Can't remember it being this hard though!
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Got to level 9...
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High Score Tables Updated......

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Last one for today ... got to level 13.
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@Barbarrossa69,

Sorry, must have been updating the scores at the same time you put in a new one. I'll update again.

Ed......

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High Score Tables Updated......

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Moving up a little at a time, almost got my Season 2 score, just 4k short right now - 45,000

Edit: I can stop now.... I mis-remembered.... This is exacly the same score I got last time, surely I will better it....

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Ok, I kept going..... I'm playing between my Master and my BeebEm emulator. Both play quite well.

Score this time is 54,000

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Best score so far. Been ages since I played this, a great game but hard at times.
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I never played this before, I liked Winged Warlords BITD. I might have to play that again to see they compare... Really good game, this. Hope to improve a bit... 15,400

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High Score Tables Updated......

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Finally broke 100k!

EDIT: Hey Ed, any chance you can fix the typo in the thread title?
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Much better score now, got to egg wave but never had a chance to start it as got grabbed by the firey hand thing and pulled in , so this score should of been a lot higher !
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barbarossa69 wrote:Finally broke 100k!

EDIT: Hey Ed, any chance you can fix the typo in the thread title?

Ed......

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High Score Tables Updated......

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MatthewThompson wrote:Much better score now, got to egg wave but never had a chance to start it as got grabbed by the firey hand thing and pulled in , so this score should of been a lot higher !
If you flap fast enough you can escape from the firey hand.

I had a spare half hour tonight so decided to have a quick go and my first score is:

59050
I seem to remember being considerably better on the beeb last time round so I'm looking forward to having a good go at this next weekend.

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Well, got to the pterodactyl arena...... got bombed out pretty quickly.... 64,850...

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A little better... 32,200

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A slight improvement over my last score.... 66,800...

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High Score Tables Updated......

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If the aim of the game was to hit the other birds in the bottom then I would be the ultimate champion...

As it is I can't seem to progress past level 4

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