High Score Challenge S8 - R8 - Pipemania

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High Score Challenge S8 - R8 - Pipemania

Post by KarateEd » Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:12 am

Stardot high score challenge
Season Eight: Round 8
Pipemania chosen by WouterScholten


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RULES
:arrow: Round One starts at 9pm on Monday the 11th of December and ends at 9pm on Monday the 25th of December (Merry Christmas)
: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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Please Only Use This Disc Image! We'll potentially have to remove high score tables produced with any other.
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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...viewtopic.php?f=46&t=13677

Thanks to Galax for the Mode 7 fonts.

Better keep your wrench handy, just in case......!!.......Ed ...........
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Post by KarateEd » Mon Dec 11, 2017 11:12 pm

Ok, folks, this is a great game in my books. I first came upon this on my A3010 and kind of got addicted to it because I only had a few good games on the A3010.

This to get us started.....11,050

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Post by Wouter Scholten » Tue Dec 12, 2017 2:24 am

KarateEd wrote:Ok, folks, this is a great game in my books. I first came upon this on my A3010 and kind of got addicted to it because I only had a few good games on the A3010.

This to get us started.....11,050
Much better than that other game that I won't name :)

I never played it more than a few games until now, but this is interesting. First 2 goes I got to 13200. I saw on beebgames.com that Jeremy scored almost 180k so a long way to go...
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Post by KarateEd » Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:05 am

A bit better, starting to slowly get into the flow of it..... did you see what I did there? Oh yeh! 18,850

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Post by danielj » Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:01 am

Hi, just pausing things briefly whilst we repair the ssd...! Hold on to your horses!

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Post by danielj » Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:15 am

OK, please use the disc image from the first post, not any others. Thanks to BillCarr for a speedy fix :D!

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Post by leenew » Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:38 am

Yes, thanks danielj and BillCarr!

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Post by barbarossa69 » Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:49 am

Nice game, I remember a similar game, I think it was in a magazine, but not played this particular version before...
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Post by barbarossa69 » Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:53 am

New high score...
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Post by MatthewThompson » Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:05 pm

Best score so far, never massively keen on this game, it's OK, but gets a bit boring after a while, especially with just 1 life. The RISC OS version is worth a go.
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Post by KarateEd » Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:40 pm

Yes, I first came upon this game on my A3010..... loved it on that platform but this is pretty good, not quite so colourful but playable nevertheless.

Ed...... :-)

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Post by CMcDougall » Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:44 pm

never had this BITD, hence the score of only 3,500 on level4 :(
might try again, but not my cup of tea :cry:
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got to level7 : 7,550 :)
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Post by KarateEd » Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:01 am

A bit better..... 21,150

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Post by KarateEd » Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:58 am

One more for the evening - 23, 650

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Post by KarateEd » Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:59 am

danielj wrote:OK, please use the disc image from the first post, not any others. Thanks to BillCarr for a speedy fix :D!
Thanks to all for a quick resolution to the issue.....

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Post by KarateEd » Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:13 am

High Score Tables Updated......

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Post by barbarossa69 » Thu Dec 14, 2017 10:48 am

New high score.
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Post by barbarossa69 » Thu Dec 14, 2017 1:13 pm

NOT a highscore, but a really sweet bonus for using all the squares...
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Post by barbarossa69 » Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:16 pm

Used every square in two of the rounds... :D

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Post by barbarossa69 » Thu Dec 14, 2017 4:22 pm

OK I think this is going to be my final score in this round - I can't see me beating this!!!!!

I used all the squares in 4 rounds.
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Post by MatthewThompson » Thu Dec 14, 2017 5:29 pm

New high score.
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Post by KarateEd » Fri Dec 15, 2017 10:25 am

A bit better..... 28450

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Post by KarateEd » Sat Dec 16, 2017 6:36 am

Another slight upgrade in score.... 29750

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Post by Wouter Scholten » Sat Dec 16, 2017 8:01 am

barbarossa69 wrote:OK I think this is going to be my final score in this round - I can't see me beating this!!!!!

I used all the squares in 4 rounds.
ah, a challenge. First try to go for all squares I just missed 1 square. This time it went well but on level 2 I overlooked something trivial while hastening to lay about all blocks that were of no immediate use. Score 52,650. Still a week left so should have time to improve it a lot more.
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Post by Wouter Scholten » Sat Dec 16, 2017 8:48 am

A few more goes and downside of trying to get almost all squares is that if it fails you get not many points per level due all blocks subtracted. Got to 65,650.
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Post by chrisn » Sat Dec 16, 2017 3:37 pm

Errm, I'm not very good at this game, more practice is required... :-? 3,850
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Post by Wouter Scholten » Sat Dec 16, 2017 3:52 pm

a bit better 125,250
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Post by KarateEd » Sat Dec 16, 2017 9:49 pm

Well, I'm not moving at the lightning speed that Wouter is but it is an improvement of sorts.....31,900

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Post by Wouter Scholten » Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:20 pm

KarateEd wrote:Well, I'm not moving at the lightning speed that Wouter is but it is an improvement of sorts.....31,900

Ed...... :-)

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Well my speed is nothing compared to barbarossa69, but I suspect he has played this or a similar game quite a bit in the past :)

Last week I played a few games, but then today I went for the all-blocks-used bonus as that is clearly the way to get high scores. I've gone to much higher levels with test-play (last week after the 13200 score) but it doesn't give that many points...

Trying that (to get all blocks used bonus) also forces you to become much better at anticipating and tactics...

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Post by KarateEd » Sun Dec 17, 2017 1:48 am

Well, this game is just too fast for my mind. I find myself running out of time with the sludge catching me before I can formulate a good plan but at least I did well to get this score.... 44,450.....

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