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Old 11 January 2021, 11:39   #781
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...and at the end: achieved with skill and/or via persistence - the local High Score of this forum for the year 2020:

01 - 222 points - Nobby_UK (+41)
02 - 197 points - darkwave (+181)
03 - 180 points - Havie (-6)
04 - 167 points - Biscuit (+167)
05 - 55 points - gimbal (+35)
06 - 31 points - mailman (+21)
07 - 28 points - Belgarath (+17)
08 - 18 points - scifi (+18)
09 - 11 points - Tweeky (-5)
10 - 00 points - lilaurl (-124)
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Old 11 January 2021, 12:04   #782
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I guess for 2021 I'll make it a goal to be in the top 50 Assuming we can expect more quizes of course.
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Old 11 January 2021, 16:50   #783
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Good result. Looks like it was even more competitive this year.

Three EAB players in the top 20 is great. Only one other forum did better on that measure.
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Old 11 January 2021, 19:11   #784
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Well done everyone - only down 6 on last year when I completely missed a month where I would have score 20!

Lets get more involved for next year so we can move EAB up the ladder!
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Old 13 January 2021, 11:06   #785
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Well done everyone! And thanks once again Mr Horizon for the huge amount of effort that must go into making this quiz each month!

Congrats on the local win Nobby.

And I think we all know deep down that the local 2nd place really belongs to Havie.
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Old 14 January 2021, 15:12   #786
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Well done everyone! And thanks once again Mr Horizon for the huge amount of effort that must go into making this quiz each month!

Congrats on the local win Nobby.

And I think we all know deep down that the local 2nd place really belongs to Havie.
No - you got it fair and square! No sour grapes from me - we are Team EAB!

Looking back at the year before, the standards has definitely improved as scores were much higher so we all need to be on top form this year.

And yes, huge thanks to Mr H for the quiz especially over the last year when this was a big part of keeping me sane whilst shielding and working 24/7 from home!!!

Looking forward to the next one already...and perhaps we can persuade a few more to enter. Damien D we are looking at you...
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Looking forward to the next one already...and perhaps we can persuade a few more to enter. Damien D we are looking at you...
Thanks for thinking of me

...but to be honest; I don't have time to play quizzes.

Also, not sure how good I'd be anyway.

If it was just about Arcade, Amiga, Mega Drive and SNES games then

DOS games and later; I was too busy studying / doing my IT higher diploma to be playing games... well, besides any of the Diablo series
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Old 14 January 2021, 23:46   #788
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I suck at most of them too but it's fun to think about it and do a little detective work.
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Old 15 January 2021, 16:00   #789
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Thanks for thinking of me

...but to be honest; I don't have time to play quizzes.

Also, not sure how good I'd be anyway.

If it was just about Arcade, Amiga, Mega Drive and SNES games then

DOS games and later; I was too busy studying / doing my IT higher diploma to be playing games... well, besides any of the Diablo series
I think you're underplaying your knowledge a bit and I am worse than you, as I was really only Speccy, ST, Amiga and PlayStation owner. But I read most of the mags of the time including multi-format so have a working knowledge of other systems, and years of Retrogamer, collecting systems and Youtube have helped...

And it only a 'few' hours a month unless you get sucked in and have to try and find those missing ones you haven't got...
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Looking forward to this and determined to do better than last year!
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Old 05 February 2021, 10:21   #792
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February Quiz - Big Guns

Wait what, a new year? Then let's get to it! Massive first person shooter guns, oversized artillery in strategy games, the laser satellite of a mad scientist or straight to a planet killing super weapon? This round we got it all, just making sure everything explodes a whole lot more than it usually would.


Do you recognise everything? No?! Well, then enter a game of your choice at the bonus question, as this year we'll have another "make a wish" round that is completely built from user requests.


Deadline is Sunday the 28th of February, please participate via http://www.retrogamequiz.com/

Here is the first quiz of the year 2021, good luck!

direct link: https://i.imgur.com/DB3xC4Y.png
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I feel that I should know a lot of these but... nope. Oh dear. Off the top of my head recognising 4 or 5 of these...
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I feel that I should know a lot of these but... nope. Oh dear. Off the top of my head recognising 4 or 5 of these...
Same - they have familiarity but not sure I can even match your 4!

Nobby will probably start with a 21!
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Same - they have familiarity but not sure I can even match your 4!

Nobby will probably start with a 21!

I wish
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I actually planned to participate in these quizzes more this year, but looking at the screenshots, I know 1....maybe....
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Tough start. 3 here... maybe.
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Old 05 February 2021, 22:26   #798
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I actually planned to participate in these quizzes more this year, but looking at the screenshots, I know 1....maybe....
Yeah... me too, only the really obvious #2. I checked the ones I thought I knew and... nope... all wrong. This might be the most difficult one yet, for me at least :s

I must say that whatever game #25 is, it looks bloody awesome.
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#2 is really obvious

I have an idea for 11. Wish me luck.
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None of the pictures is recognisable for me. Not a single one rings a bell... This one is insanely difficult. At least for me.
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