Xain'D Sleena : followup Poll

Discussion about MARP's regulation play

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What rules are best?

Poll ended at Mon Mar 01, 2004 12:38 am

20 80k only : score is when first credit ends
12
92%
mame defaults (20 70k and every 70k) : score is at end of 5th life
1
8%
 
Total votes: 13

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Xain'D Sleena : followup Poll

Post by Chad » Mon Feb 23, 2004 12:38 am

viewtopic.php?t=11213 in the last poll there was a 66% majority to change the rules so we'll take the top two winners of the last poll to decide which 5 lives to pick. Majority 50% wins in 7 days.
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Post by LN2 » Mon Feb 23, 2004 5:02 am

if someone scores at least 80k in the game then aren't these 2 options exactly the same?

Who cares about scores of less than 80k?

We don't need special settings just for scores of less than 80k.

The difference is just whether you earn that 5th man at 70k or 80k. What does it matter?

It seems tons easier to just have it at 20k/80k only so then the replay file shows all...instead of having to count deaths in case the player kept playing/scoring beyond the 5th death.

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Post by destructor » Mon Feb 23, 2004 5:56 am

Difference between 70k and 80k is only 10k. You must count lives when you select default bonus life. If option #2 will become then probably will been possible to play on option #1.

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Post by Chad » Mon Feb 23, 2004 5:27 pm

another difference (besides the potentially slightly change in game play that isn't implied by it's 20k 80k name) is that the non default 20k 80k is chosen then sometimes (when mame changes it's cfg file format) the dip switches will have to be reset before recording, on the other side you don't have to count lives and remember how many times you've died.
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Post by destructor » Mon Feb 23, 2004 6:44 pm

1. For me is no difference if I play with default bonus life (5 limit) or 20k 80k. But if play with default bonus life then after lost 5 lives I must kill all left lives to enter initials. Sometimes it's boring. Score 700k=11 bonus lives + 2 on start + 1 you play = total 14 lives. After lost 5 I must kill 9 heroes and next enter initials. 8O

2. If I play with 20k 80k then I see my lives and I can occupy oneself with playing, not counting lives. This is a bit comfortable. :wink:

When at the beginnig Deca2004 I play on Ghost'n Goblins (identical rule 5 limit) I had problems with counting lives. Now I set bonus life 20k 80k only (identical in xsleena :D ) and I can say that this is really more comfortable solution.

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Post by tar » Mon Feb 23, 2004 8:08 pm

pac-mac wrote:2 options exactly the same
I vote for pos. 1
destructor ,
I am over you on leaderboard .
big deal
75 average is very good for you.
65 for me
diabolik is 30 points from taking KALE , next position.
skito , I found a safe spot on lost tomb.
I can keep the bullets away (earthquake) , but not the damn bats! leeching
Look at TG description .

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Post by destructor » Mon Feb 23, 2004 8:17 pm

tar wrote:destructor ,
I am over you on leaderboard .
I don't have time to play for leaderboard now. I still play in Deca2004 (about 12-14 hours almost every day). But don't worry. I submit some scores after end Deca. :wink:

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Post by LN2 » Mon Feb 23, 2004 8:18 pm

tar wrote:I vote for pos. 1
destructor ,
I am over you on leaderboard .
big deal
75 average is very good for you.
65 for me
diabolik is 30 points from taking KALE , next position.
Yeah, I saw Kale was about to go down...hehe

I am struggling to stay at 82 average now. :P
I doubt I will...cuz I'm not nearly as active in playing to submit lots of scores as I used to be. I do have many other scores I have not submitted cuz they aren't my best..but just don't have time to play them all enough to get it. Guess over time will slowly build up from here on.

I have been playing a lot of Ladybug the past week...my personal high is up to 320k now...so getting there...but to toughest part of game. I want 400k game before submitting for that game. I don't think I have any chance at top score of 691k. My hats off to that game.

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Post by Kale » Sat Feb 28, 2004 3:10 pm

LN2 wrote:
tar wrote:I vote for pos. 1
destructor ,
I am over you on leaderboard .
big deal
75 average is very good for you.
65 for me
diabolik is 30 points from taking KALE , next position.
Yeah, I saw Kale was about to go down...hehe
If you want to know the truth I'm already surprised that in over 5 months without submitting anything recording I'm still 7th...

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Post by Chad » Mon Mar 01, 2004 6:11 pm

Special Rules added and scores edited.
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Post by destructor » Sat Apr 24, 2004 10:46 am

tar wrote: destructor ,
I am over you on leaderboard .
Only 1 big point and I will be over you tar :)

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Post by Buttermaker » Sat Apr 24, 2004 12:13 pm

Clear you browser's cache and check the Leaderboard link again.

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Post by destructor » Sat Apr 24, 2004 12:28 pm

:?:
I clear cache and click Leaders from upper menu and I have:

13th - tar - 136.80pts.
14th - destructor - 136.37pts.

Is there something wrong?

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Now I click Index from upper menu, next click Leaderboard (show old leaderboard) and next click Leaders from upper menu and I have olympic leaderboard.
If now I close browser, next click from upper menu Leaders then I have old Leaderboard again.
Strange 8O
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Post by Buttermaker » Sat Apr 24, 2004 12:37 pm

The Leaders link should lead to marp.retrogames.com/olympic.txt.

Try right-clicking in the menu on top and select refresh. That should update it correctly.

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Post by destructor » Sat Apr 24, 2004 12:46 pm

I click refresh, install new browser (Mozilla) and I still have old Leaderboard :D

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I know. Now I delete from favourites MARP link. I have olympic after Leaders click from upper menu and old Leaderboard after Leaderboard click on Index page.

I like better old Leaderboard :wink:
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