High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

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High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by KarateEd » Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:10 am

Stardot high score challenge
Season Thirteen: Round One
Ransack! by Venger

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RULES
:arrow: Round One starts at 9pm on Monday the 6th of January and ends at 9pm on Monday the 20th of January
:arrow: The aim is to score as many points as possible
:arrow: Post scores and screenshots/photographs in this thread
:arrow: The rules are here
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:arrow: http://www.bbcmicro.co.uk/game.php?id=715
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INSTRUCTIONS

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

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Link to Overall High Score Table...http://stardot.org.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=18480

Thanks to Galax for the Mode 7 fonts.

Be careful out there!!.....[/b]
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Re: High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by Venger » Sun Jan 05, 2020 10:17 pm

I'll get the ball rolling with this score.
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Re: High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by Venger » Sun Jan 05, 2020 10:33 pm

Getting better slowly... This is a pretty tough game though.
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Re: High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by Venger » Sun Jan 05, 2020 11:09 pm

My last one for a bit. Got to level 5 but it'll be a huge ask to get any further I think.
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Re: High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by KarateEd » Mon Jan 06, 2020 3:04 am

Sorry Venger but you're 1 day early.....It's still Sunday...... you'll have to do the game again after 9 PM UK time Monday.
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Re: High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by klintworth » Mon Jan 06, 2020 10:39 pm

Way below Venger, but here's my starter (via emulation)
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Re: High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by Venger » Mon Jan 06, 2020 11:10 pm

KarateEd wrote:
Mon Jan 06, 2020 3:04 am
Sorry Venger but you're 1 day early.....It's still Sunday...... you'll have to do the game again after 9 PM UK time Monday.
Damn! That'll teach me to read properly next time... :lol:

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Re: High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by Venger » Mon Jan 06, 2020 11:50 pm

Not quite as high as before but not far off.
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Re: High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by KarateEd » Tue Jan 07, 2020 1:25 am

Starter Score.....
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Re: High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by KarateEd » Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:08 am

High Score Tables Updated......
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Re: High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by FourthStone » Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:16 am

Score: 18390
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Re: High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by rmbrowngr » Tue Jan 07, 2020 2:40 pm

I'm really bad at this. :( My only excuse is that BeebEM keeps swapping in and out from full screen mode when I'm playing this.
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Re: High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by Venger » Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:07 pm

A small improvement. This game is quite enjoyable but quite difficult too.
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Re: High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by FourthStone » Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:10 pm

Can't get past level 2 :oops:

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Re: High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by KarateEd » Wed Jan 08, 2020 7:00 am

Yeh, same issue here, trouble getting past level 2.
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Re: High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by Rod C » Wed Jan 08, 2020 2:21 pm

This is hard! I can't even tell what the electrified areas look like let alone avoid them. 16130
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Re: High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by Rod C » Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:03 pm

Turning sound on seemed to help me a little. 21720
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Re: High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by JoolsH » Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:38 pm

Fun game, but pretty hard. I thought this looks familiar, looks like we last played this in 2015 here.

Best so far: 39,650 - got to level 3, but still a way to go to catch my previous score.
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Re: High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by KarateEd » Sat Jan 11, 2020 6:48 am

A bit better, finally got to level 3.....
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Re: High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by FourthStone » Sat Jan 11, 2020 8:00 am

Slightly better not quite at level 3 but must be getting close [-o<

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Re: High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by KarateEd » Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:37 pm

Better score, lesser level.

Sometimes you get in a rhythm and get a lot of the baddies. I think that's what happened here.
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Re: High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by KarateEd » Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:42 pm

High Score Tables Updated......
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Re: High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by JoolsH » Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:38 pm

Slight improvement. Did get to level 4, but not in this go.

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Re: High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by tricky » Sat Jan 11, 2020 5:49 pm

22,230
I quite like this one, although I seem to "pick-up" the aliens and shoot the "pick-ups"!
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Re: High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by chrisn » Sun Jan 12, 2020 10:38 am

This is a really good game. But I'm stuck again at level 2, best score so far: 26,980

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Re: High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by KarateEd » Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:55 pm

Almost through level 3.....but just a marginally higher score.....
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Re: High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by KarateEd » Tue Jan 14, 2020 5:35 am

Finally broke 40k. Last time we played this I had over 50k.....a long way to go yet.
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Re: High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by Venger » Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:42 pm

A tiny increase in score after a few goes tonight.
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Re: High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by Venger » Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:46 pm

A bit of a jump in score due to the extra life at 60000 points. My "sausage fingers" cocked the name up on the scoreboard and the delete button then wouldn't work!
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Re: High Score Challenge S13 - R1 - Ransack!

Post by KarateEd » Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:05 pm

High Score Tables Updated......
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