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Old 24 September 2017, 11:29   #1
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EAB/Lemon Super League 2017: Round 12 - Lotus Esprit Turbo Challenge

EAB/Lemon Super League 2017: Round 12 - Lotus Esprit Turbo Challenge

Starts: 00:01 September 24 Finishes: 23:59 October 14

Rules

Post a picture of your score here with the score written underneath. Enter as often as you like. Only scores achieved during the round's time frame count.

Play Easy, Medium and Hard modes, and add up the total points.

No cheating of any kind (including score leeching) - this includes save states. No continues/passwords allowed. If you suspect anyone of cheating please let us know in private - anyone found guilty will be banned for the entire season.

Remember, anyone can join in at any time. Have fun and feel free to ask any questions you may have.

Downloads

- ADF
- WHDLoad-installed

Extras

- Full rules and FAQ (incorporating the Hall of Fame)
- Results and Standings
- Lemon thread
- Live League Ladder


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Old 24 September 2017, 16:19   #2
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Easy: 140
Medium: 0
Hard: 0
Total: 140

Not "easy" to win every race.
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Old 24 September 2017, 21:41   #3
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One of my favorite games ever!

My game doesn't save the lap scores and the championship tables. Is there something I have to do in order to save the results? I regularly quit the game with the "*" key on the numpad.
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Old 24 September 2017, 22:49   #4
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Easy: 140
Medium: 200
Hard: 0
Total: 340

Hint: Argentina has only left-hand curves. Just ignore the signs that tell you otherwise.


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One of my favorite games ever!

My game doesn't save the lap scores and the championship tables. Is there something I have to do in order to save the results? I regularly quit the game with the "*" key on the numpad.
One of my favorites, too. I play the disk version which doesn't seem to save scores either.
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Old 25 September 2017, 00:51   #5
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My game doesn't save the lap scores and the championship tables. Is there something I have to do in order to save the results? I regularly quit the game with the "*" key on the numpad.
The game doesnt save scores if Custom1 tooltype is set to anything other than 0.

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Easy: 140
Medium: 200
Hard: 0

Total: 340

In easy, China (last course) is difficult and is rather a hard course. (Needed 2 tries for it.)
In medium, once you have survived Greenland (third course) it gets easier again until the last two races. (Needed 3 tries to finish Greenland in first place and an additional try because I didnt finish USA in first place.)
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Old 25 September 2017, 09:39   #6
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Old 25 September 2017, 10:27   #7
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The game doesnt save scores if Custom1 tooltype is set to anything other than 0.
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Thanks! I'll check that!
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Old 26 September 2017, 17:09   #8
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Easy: 140
Medium: 200
Hard: 274
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Total: 614

5th in Wales and 6th in Antarctica. Won't be enough to beat Harry but I've memorized every track now. Just need more luck in the Wales lottery and better performance in Antarctica.

Tip for Australia: Once you reach fifth gear stay in it even if you drop below 90mph. You'll run out of fuel if you drive too much in 4th gear (there's no pit stop).
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Old 26 September 2017, 17:55   #9
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Ive never beaten Lotus 1, ever, as the final track is just insane. I manage to get a top place if I finish the previous race in 10th, but if I win the 14th race there is no way to complete the final level unless you dont crash over the first few laps - very unlikely.
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Old 26 September 2017, 20:47   #10
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I've practiced hard mode last week already and now Antarctica doesn't feel that outlandish anymore. It's difficult to win there but not that difficult to finish in the top 10.
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Old 26 September 2017, 23:24   #11
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I've played a bit at the hard level... it doesn't seem so hard but there are a few tough races...
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Easy: 140
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Hard: 276
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Again 6th in Antarctica but 4th in Wales this time.


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it doesn't seem so hard but there are a few tough races...
Yes: Peru, Nepal, Russia, Greece and Antarctica are challenging.
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Easy: 140
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Got lucky in Wales: 2nd place. Yet again 6th in Antarctica.
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I usually arrive 4th in Wales but unfortunately the two times that I won in Antarctica I arrived 8th and 5th so my best score is 288...
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Got 4th in Wales and 3rd in Antarctica.
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Will try a different tactic for Antarctica next time. Fueling after the 2nd lap already doesn't seem to be the way to go (there seems to be some form of rubberbanding in this game).
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Will try a different tactic for Antarctica next time. Fueling after the 2nd lap already doesn't seem to be the way to go (there seems to be some form of rubberbanding in this game).
Yes, in Antartica I think it's better to fuel just before the last two laps. The two times that I won the race I was already first before the start of the last lap...

Wales is a lottery, I arrived 5th with a time of 2.20.02 that usually is enough to be 4th but that race the first 4 opponents had times between 2.12 and 2.14, absolutely impossible to beat...

Honestly, I think that my best score could be 290 but I'd need to be almost perfect and lucky...
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One is always faster than 2:20 in Wales so winning is impossible. Sometimes there are even 6 that are below 2:20 which you just cannot beat. But very rarely you can get 2nd place so 295 is the true maximum score. Sadly it's not obtainable by skillful play alone, you have to get lucky.
Thanks for the advice - I'll wait to refuel after the fifth lap next time.
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Fueling after the 5th lap is the right tactic. Won this time in Antarctica. But also 5th in Wales.
Struggled a lot in Russia and Greece.
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