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Forum: EAB's competition Yesterday, 07:24
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Posted By john4p
^ Fair enough.

^ Fair enough.
Forum: EAB's competition 05 April 2020, 23:16
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Views: 143
Posted By john4p
You already get 1M for a every championship point...

You already get 1M for a every championship point so no need to make this more complicated.

Let's just stop after the 6th country then - which doesn't have to be Japan.
Forum: EAB's competition 03 April 2020, 18:32
Replies: 53
Views: 1,955
Posted By john4p
Here's the vid of the playthrough where I got a...

Here's the vid of the playthrough where I got a score of 4312:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjhK3aNOEIc

At 40:40 I made a mistake - without that the score would've been 4305.
Maybe you can...
Forum: EAB's competition 02 April 2020, 22:54
Replies: 53
Views: 1,955
Posted By john4p
What an unnecessary mess. I wish the game had...

What an unnecessary mess. I wish the game had never crashed for you.

Savestates are just such a delicate topic that always raise suspicion.
I'm 100% sure you didn't utilize them to gain an...
Forum: EAB's competition 02 April 2020, 11:48
Replies: 53
Views: 1,955
Posted By john4p
The problem with this savestate is that, for...

The problem with this savestate is that, for example, you save at the start of level 43, do a slight mistake while trying to get a lower score, then the game crashes, you reload the savestate, now...
Forum: EAB's competition 30 March 2020, 00:25
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By john4p
Here the results: Winter Games 18** ...

Here the results:

Winter Games 18**
Warzone 17*
Jaguar XJ220 14**
Banshee 9*
Chuck Rock 6
Captain Planet 5*
Formula One Grand Prix 5*
Lemmings 5*
Forum: EAB's competition 29 March 2020, 14:03
Replies: 53
Views: 1,955
Posted By john4p
Yeah Jump 'n Roll is a hard game. But quite short.

Yeah Jump 'n Roll is a hard game. But quite short.
Forum: EAB's competition 28 March 2020, 16:52
Replies: 53
Views: 1,955
Posted By john4p
I've had no crashes during gameplay but when I...

I've had no crashes during gameplay but when I leave it idle at the title screen for too long it sometimes crashes.

I use cycle-exact A500 emulation, but set to 60fps for this game.
Forum: EAB's competition 23 March 2020, 06:03
Replies: 53
Views: 1,955
Posted By john4p
Nice, thank you Dan and malko. :great And...

Nice, thank you Dan and malko. :great

And congratz malko! :)
Forum: EAB's competition 22 March 2020, 12:29
Replies: 53
Views: 1,955
Posted By john4p
I have yet to reach this level. Hope the skeleton...

I have yet to reach this level. Hope the skeleton isn't in this spot at the start already.
Forum: EAB's competition 17 March 2020, 20:29
Replies: 53
Views: 1,955
Posted By john4p
Yep, this should work just fine - thanks Dan.

Yep, this should work just fine - thanks Dan.
Forum: EAB's competition 17 March 2020, 07:19
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Posted By john4p
It's not just level 1 but every level with plenty...

It's not just level 1 but every level with plenty of gems to collect.

So reached level MINUS score again would be the most fair (plus number of lives at the end although you can only see 3 at...
Forum: EAB's competition 13 March 2020, 22:23
Replies: 67
Views: 2,784
Posted By john4p
The game is to fault. It IS broken! See: ...

The game is to fault. It IS broken! See:

https://s5.gifyu.com/images/wolfchild.gif

1000 points every few seconds.
It's just too easy to leech (or even get too many points by playing poorly).
...
Forum: EAB's competition 09 March 2020, 09:22
Replies: 67
Views: 2,784
Posted By john4p
^ Crazy. Glad I don't have to find these orbs for...

^ Crazy. Glad I don't have to find these orbs for a low score.

Couldn't kill this enemy either (only with smart bomb).

@lifeschool: Thanks for clearly defining the rules. :great
Forum: EAB's competition 08 March 2020, 15:22
Replies: 67
Views: 2,784
Posted By john4p
Played through the game the classic way now: ...

Played through the game the classic way now:

https://up.picr.de/38031088ar.png

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1AuPhvoTkVU

Killed every enemy only once. Still haven't figured out how to beat...
Forum: EAB's competition 08 March 2020, 09:38
Replies: 67
Views: 2,784
Posted By john4p
You're right, but we didn't know that yet when we...

You're right, but we didn't know that yet when we made the formula. We only had the statement from eMTe that Wolfchild is a "milkfest" and it does indeed appear that way when you only play the first...
Forum: EAB's competition 06 March 2020, 17:16
Replies: 67
Views: 2,784
Posted By john4p
Nope.

Nope.
Forum: EAB's competition 03 March 2020, 18:33
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Views: 2,784
Posted By john4p
lifeschool showed me that there are built-in...

lifeschool showed me that there are built-in cheats for Wolfchild as well:



Thus it's fine to practice using those in my opinion. Especially the last one sounds really useful.

But I'm just a...
Forum: EAB's competition 02 March 2020, 19:24
Replies: 67
Views: 2,784
Posted By john4p
Cool stuff - thank you Solo Kazuki and Retroplay!...

Cool stuff - thank you Solo Kazuki and Retroplay! :great


True, that's why I also frown upon watching longplays. But as they're allowed then I guess we can allow practicing with trainers, too.
...
Forum: EAB's competition 01 March 2020, 09:00
Replies: 67
Views: 2,784
Posted By john4p
At level 4.5 it'd definitely still been a much...

At level 4.5 it'd definitely still been a much higher score than at level 2. ;)



I see. That's something a real Amiga user with the original copy of the game can't do.
Unlike with the ten...
Forum: EAB's competition 29 February 2020, 21:37
Replies: 67
Views: 2,784
Posted By john4p
Got there now, too: ...

Got there now, too:

https://up.picr.de/37972317zi.png

This should've been another checkpoint. Takes long to get there and then there seems still quite a way to go to the boss (which I didn't...
Forum: EAB's competition 28 February 2020, 21:21
Replies: 234
Views: 9,620
Posted By john4p
Wanted to see who else can find the solution. I...

Wanted to see who else can find the solution. I think now it's not that hard anymore. ;)
Forum: EAB's competition 28 February 2020, 17:07
Replies: 234
Views: 9,620
Posted By john4p
I posted it. The dog is named Barkley IIRC.

I posted it. The dog is named Barkley IIRC.
Forum: EAB's competition 27 February 2020, 13:26
Replies: 67
Views: 2,784
Posted By john4p
It doesn't have to be included. Lives and health...

It doesn't have to be included. Lives and health are sufficient enough. Better a few ties than to have some remaining doubts about possible milking.
Forum: EAB's competition 27 February 2020, 09:20
Replies: 67
Views: 2,784
Posted By john4p
I agree. We should just ignore the in-game score...

I agree. We should just ignore the in-game score completely.
Forum: EAB's competition 26 February 2020, 19:23
Replies: 67
Views: 2,784
Posted By john4p
I agree, it's helpful in some circumstances.

I agree, it's helpful in some circumstances.
Forum: EAB's competition 26 February 2020, 11:02
Replies: 67
Views: 2,784
Posted By john4p
That's crazy! ;) The opposite has been well...

That's crazy! ;)
The opposite has been well established for platformers since the SNES:

https://up.picr.de/37953105eq.png

That's the standard for all 2D platformers also on Playstation and...
Forum: EAB's competition 22 February 2020, 11:41
Replies: 61
Views: 6,147
Posted By john4p
Had to sort out some things so it took a bit...

Had to sort out some things so it took a bit longer than planned. But here it is now:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1ySdSJzahQ

Still lost and missed a few lives unnecessarily but world 3 was...
Forum: EAB's competition 21 February 2020, 17:48
Replies: 24
Views: 1,509
Posted By john4p
Perfect post, that's Turrican in a nutshell. Glad...

Perfect post, that's Turrican in a nutshell. Glad you like it now.
Forum: EAB's competition 21 February 2020, 11:15
Replies: 24
Views: 1,509
Posted By john4p
I know the game inside out so it's easy. But it...

I know the game inside out so it's easy. But it seems to be newish for you - then 1.9+M are massive.
Forum: EAB's competition 20 February 2020, 19:25
Replies: 24
Views: 1,509
Posted By john4p
Great score. :great Wow, 10 people got to...

Great score. :great

Wow, 10 people got to the end while only 7 didn't. I think that's a new record.
Forum: EAB's competition 17 February 2020, 20:15
Replies: 234
Views: 9,620
Posted By john4p
Harry's right!

Harry's right!
Forum: EAB's competition 17 February 2020, 19:59
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Views: 9,620
Posted By john4p
Next: https://up.picr.de/37895845cu.png

Next:

https://up.picr.de/37895845cu.png
Forum: EAB's competition 17 February 2020, 18:52
Replies: 234
Views: 9,620
Posted By john4p
The Pioneer Plague

The Pioneer Plague
Forum: EAB's competition 12 February 2020, 15:16
Replies: 24
Views: 1,509
Posted By john4p
Turns out the trash isn't worth any points after...

Turns out the trash isn't worth any points after all (only in the C64 version) so you're now allowed to milk the trash tunnel to your heart's content. ;)
Forum: EAB's competition 06 February 2020, 08:11
Replies: 24
Views: 1,509
Posted By john4p
Turrican II was the reason I bought a Competition...

Turrican II was the reason I bought a Competition Pro Star. It had normal firebuttons and little triangular shaped rapid-fire buttons. The fire rate was pretty high, too.
...
Forum: EAB's competition 03 February 2020, 09:19
Replies: 72
Views: 3,912
Posted By john4p
Thank you Dan. I've deleted the off-topic posts...

Thank you Dan. I've deleted the off-topic posts regarding this from the Turrican-thread.
Forum: EAB's competition 02 February 2020, 20:43
Replies: 72
Views: 3,912
Posted By john4p
Harry had less health than Wolfadawn. After...

Harry had less health than Wolfadawn. After correcting his score Lemon turns out as the Beast 3-winner after all (58-57).
Forum: EAB's competition 02 February 2020, 19:18
Replies: 24
Views: 1,509
Posted By john4p
I've just cut this out from a 2008 longplay I...

I've just cut this out from a 2008 longplay I found on Youtube. Let's always allow the surround laser for this, just do it quickly. No milking.
Forum: EAB's competition 02 February 2020, 13:00
Replies: 24
Views: 1,509
Posted By john4p
^ Yeah: DON'T MILK THE TRASH TUNNEL! ...

^ Yeah: DON'T MILK THE TRASH TUNNEL!


Btw., there are so many impressive ROM-hacks of SNES&Genesis-games. Wonder how feasible it would be to replace the 1-ups and powerup-pickups with their...
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