TOURNAMENT 7 - PLAY NOW !

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TOURNAMENT 7 - PLAY NOW !

Postby lagavulin » Fri Nov 07, 2003 4:59 pm

We'll play the 7th MARP regular tournament from Saturday 08th November 2003, 00.00.01 GMT until Saturday 20th December 2003, 23.59.59 GMT.

You can use the Tournament section of MARP to upload your recordings and see the leaderboard. See also a page of informations about the games ( rules, settings, scoring ... ) : http://jeuxmaths.free.fr/marpt7/t7.htm

Take care of the special scoring for the games CAMELTRY and MAGICAL DROP 2. See the URL above for details.

Below is the list of versions of MAME to use and the list of games with their judges and settings.

Have fun !

1 ) BIOMECHANICAL TOYS ( t7-biomtoy )
Judge : Francois Daniel
Default settings
2 ) CAMELTRY ( t7-cameltry-spc )
Judge : Phil Lamat
Default settings, special course.
Special scoring
3 ) CYBATTLER ( t7-cybattlr )
Judge : Skito
Default settings
4 ) GIGAS MARK II ( t7-gigasm2b )
Judge : Le Claqueur Fou
Default settings
5 ) KYROS ( t7-kyros )
Judge : Storm
Default settings
6 ) LUNAR RESCUE ( t7-lrescue )
Judge : Dax
Default settings
7 ) MAGICAL DROP 2 ( t7-magdrop2-sm )
Judge : Gameboy9
Survival Mode, Medium Difficulty
Special scoring.
8 ) MAPPY ( t7-mappy )
Judge : Wuzel
Default settings
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Re: TOURNAMENT 7 - PLAY NOW !

Postby Dax » Fri Nov 07, 2003 6:57 pm

lagavulin wrote:Below is the list of versions of MAME to use and the list of games with their judges and settings.



Which version of MAME did we settle on?
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Postby jbd41 » Fri Nov 07, 2003 7:15 pm

Dax, if you look at http://jeuxmaths.free.fr/marpt7/t7.htm it lists:

Versions of ALPHAMAME to use : 0.70 (Windows), 0.70 (DOS), or 0.70 (Linux).
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Postby QRS » Fri Nov 07, 2003 11:10 pm

I have no complains, just two questions:

1)

As it seems that most of the marpers wants to use Wolfmame in T7, why is Alphamame the only choice? Just curious.

2)

I wonder why the scoring in Cameltry has been changed. Granted that it stops any leeching, but it also removes the skill of brickbreaking and turn it into a speed game only.

Both 1 and 2 are ok with me (I will not have much time to play in t7 anyway *sob*) , I just wonder why :)

No more questions from me, and good luck to you all!
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Postby BBH » Fri Nov 07, 2003 11:23 pm

QRS wrote:1)

As it seems that most of the marpers wants to use Wolfmame in T7, why is Alphamame the only choice? Just curious.


I wondered about this too... granted, I was one of the ones that voted for AlphaMAME 0.70, but of course WolfMAME is fine with me too. Still, it seems odd...

Also, out of curiosity, did you just take the first games in alphabetical order that fit into different genres? In the past the games were pulled out from random and then game no. 1 would have precedence over any later picks of that genre, etc. I feel sorry for anyone that voted for a game that started with a letter in the second half of the alphabet. :(

but then again Kyros got in, hahahaha this is gonna be wacky
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Postby Chad » Fri Nov 07, 2003 11:52 pm

probably because it's just easier to use one version of mame to confirm lots of recordings with :p
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Postby QRS » Sat Nov 08, 2003 1:18 am

Chad wrote:probably because it's just easier to use one version of mame to confirm lots of recordings with :p


Of course, but why Alphamame instead of Wolfmame?
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Postby sikraiken » Sat Nov 08, 2003 1:40 am

I recall reading in that huge Camel Try debate that there was some way to choose different balls... how do you do it?
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Postby boxster » Sat Nov 08, 2003 3:01 am

Wow, I haven't played a tournament on MARP in ages. I guess since gigasm2b is included, I should probably play this one....

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Postby Metrackle » Sat Nov 08, 2003 3:13 am

JoeyL21988 wrote:I recall reading in that huge Camel Try debate that there was some way to choose different balls... how do you do it?


Hold start and press button 1. You'll not only get the steel ball, but the space invader, bonze, operation wolf soldier, chack'n, and others.
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Postby destructor » Sat Nov 08, 2003 5:19 am

Good choice alpha. Wolfmame will not be jugglery versions how this usually is.
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Postby lagavulin » Sat Nov 08, 2003 5:20 am

QRS :
1) As I said in the version thread, it was not a poll, so I don't care of what "most of marpers want" ( for that question, I mean :). I just had to do a choice, I did it. A discussion with Skito about that lead me to the choice of Alphamame, especially to have a dos version.
2 ) Cameltry : Here again, a matter of choice ... I don't say it's better than another, but I had to make a choice. No leeching problem, and why not testing speed skills :)

BBH :
There was a random order ( different from alphabetic order ) but I didn't publish it ,keeping secret the games that were in the top of the list, to prevent training. I took the 8 first games in that list that fit in different genres, and none of us begins by a letter over "M" ... Strange, but true :)
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Postby destructor » Sat Nov 08, 2003 5:35 am

Regular MARP:
kyros - BBH 1st
cybattler - BBH 1st

Interesting choice to T7 :roll:
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Postby BBH » Sat Nov 08, 2003 5:48 am

destructor wrote:Regular MARP:
kyros - BBH 1st
cybattler - BBH 1st

Interesting choice to T7 :roll:


I didn't vote for Cybattler though :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll:

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Postby diabolik » Sat Nov 08, 2003 6:30 am

http://marp.retrogames.com/index.cgi?tu ... e=frames_t

Why are all the games except magdrop-sm and mappy awarding 7pts for the 1st place instead of 8pts?

Am I missing something?
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