High Score Challenge S9 - R8 - Zenon

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High Score Challenge S9 - R8 - Zenon

Post by KarateEd » Mon May 21, 2018 6:26 pm

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Season Nine: Round Eight
Zenon by FourthStone


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RULES
:arrow: Round One starts at 9pm on Monday the 21st of May and ends at 9pm on Monday the 4th of June
: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=684
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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=14413

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Re: High Score Challenge S9 - R8 - Zenon

Post by KarateEd » Tue May 22, 2018 6:17 am

Just to get us started....

Does anyone know if this game ever resets to level 1 or are you stuck moving up levels without any options other than restarting the game by reset?

14,850

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Re: High Score Challenge S9 - R8 - Zenon

Post by FourthStone » Tue May 22, 2018 9:20 am

I know I picked this game but omg it is brutal! Very random and twitchy, I'm playing in beebEm so I am doing a hard reset after every game or if I have a bad start... red laser seems best, strategy so far is just go slow and try to avoid being wiped out by things dropping from the sky.

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Re: High Score Challenge S9 - R8 - Zenon

Post by barbarossa69 » Tue May 22, 2018 1:51 pm

Not being able to restart from the start after you die is just dumb. :/

Anyway, here's a score.
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Post by KarateEd » Tue May 22, 2018 4:47 pm

Hah!!! Beat my score from last time. This is not an easy game and I think there's quite an element of luck involved in that the more 'snakes' you have in your level then the higher the score. They seem to max out point-wise the best.

22,470

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Re: High Score Challenge S9 - R8 - Zenon

Post by MatthewThompson » Wed May 23, 2018 12:19 pm

KarateEd wrote:Just to get us started....

Does anyone know if this game ever resets to level 1 or are you stuck moving up levels without any options other than restarting the game by reset?

14,850

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No, you can't restart to Level 1 unless you re-load. That's how I managed to complete it years ago - all 255 levels , just played it all day on and off, and in the end finished it.

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Post by MatthewThompson » Thu May 24, 2018 6:46 pm

Best score so far.
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Post by KarateEd » Thu May 24, 2018 7:52 pm

Got a slightly better score.....

22,920

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Post by KarateEd » Thu May 24, 2018 10:58 pm

High Score Tables Updated......

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Post by KarateEd » Fri May 25, 2018 1:43 am

Ah, this is a bit better.....

29,220

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Re: High Score Challenge S9 - R8 - Zenon

Post by FourthStone » Fri May 25, 2018 2:28 am

KarateEd wrote:Ah, this is a bit better.....
Hey Ed,

Have you seen the posts regarding round 4? I think we may need a recount as the scores in the overall high score table don't match up with the scores for that round and some of the scores and positions are wrong.

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Re: High Score Challenge S9 - R8 - Zenon

Post by KarateEd » Fri May 25, 2018 6:37 am

FourthStone wrote:
KarateEd wrote:Ah, this is a bit better.....
Hey Ed,

Have you seen the posts regarding round 4? I think we may need a recount as the scores in the overall high score table don't match up with the scores for that round and some of the scores and positions are wrong.

viewtopic.php?f=46&t=14413#p203603
I hadn't but will go over it tomorrow sometime when I can. About to go to bed.

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Edit:
I believe it's all corrected now. Please check.....

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Post by chrisn » Sat May 26, 2018 9:46 pm

This is a tough game, hope to improve on my score from last time... 14,070

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Post by FourthStone » Sun May 27, 2018 9:27 am

Slogging my way to an improved score: 26400
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Post by chrisn » Sun May 27, 2018 12:31 pm

A small improvements, still only getting as far as level 2... 17,880

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Re: High Score Challenge S9 - R8 - Zenon

Post by FourthStone » Mon May 28, 2018 8:23 am

Another slow slog to level 2, there is no pattern to playing this, just stay alive as long as possible, I find slow and steady is better than speeding along.

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Post by CMcDougall » Mon May 28, 2018 10:20 pm

Great game this for its time!
But pain when loose a life & the fire powerup goes too
A few goes gets me 10,190
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Post by KarateEd » Mon May 28, 2018 11:01 pm

CMcDougall wrote:
Mon May 28, 2018 10:20 pm

A few goes gets me 10,190
No pic shows so a linky:
Failing to see the linky Sir Col.....

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Post by CMcDougall » Tue May 29, 2018 8:09 pm

https://m.facebook.com/#!/photo.php?fbi ... _tn__=EH-R

yes a right pain Famous Mr Ed!

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EDIT, still does not upload :x

but score was actually 10,910 8)

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Post by KarateEd » Thu May 31, 2018 3:38 pm

Didn't think I was going to get another higher score than I had. This game is sooooooo random.

36,120

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Post by KarateEd » Thu May 31, 2018 3:45 pm

High Score Tables Updated......

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Post by KarateEd » Sat Jun 02, 2018 9:39 pm

New high score..... broke 40k

42,370
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Post by JoolsH » Sun Jun 03, 2018 12:35 pm

Only now got round to playing this one. It's sometimes a bit unfair, but there is still some fun to be had.

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Post by JoolsH » Sun Jun 03, 2018 2:09 pm

A bit better... 42,440
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Post by MatthewThompson » Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:13 pm

Managed an improvement, just at the end.
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Post by KarateEd » Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:04 pm

Final High Score Tables updated for Round 7......

This was not a favourite it seems. It would have been nice to have a few more players on it but I guess because we played it not so long ago, the interest wasn't as keen. Today,
JoolsH let us sweat in the weeds waiting to see if we were going to come first and then at the absolute last minute pounced and destroyed us cruelly and with intent.....sigh.....with a very good game.... Congratulations Jools, well played. =D> =D> =D>


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