HISCORE 2012: Arcade Tournament 2-3 June in Manchester

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Re: HISCORE 2012: Arcade Tournament 2-3 June in Manchester

Post by filecore » Fri Jun 01, 2012 10:01 am

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Re: HISCORE 2012: Arcade Tournament 2-3 June in Manchester

Post by Rinoa » Fri Jun 01, 2012 2:37 pm

Yay for Crystal Castles! :D

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Re: HISCORE 2012: Arcade Tournament 2-3 June in Manchester

Post by mohicankid » Fri Jun 01, 2012 5:26 pm

is klax on jamma or mame? as i have a klax jamma board i can bring!

[edit] also just noticed bomb jack.... watch your back gordon, i havn't forgotton GEEK! :twisted:
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Re: HISCORE 2012: Arcade Tournament 2-3 June in Manchester

Post by witchfinder » Fri Jun 01, 2012 5:50 pm

At the moment it's planned to be on a MAME cab but if you can bring the JAMMA board that'd be great as if people are taking a long time on it we may need to fire up another incarnation! ;)
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Re: HISCORE 2012: Arcade Tournament 2-3 June in Manchester

Post by mohicankid » Fri Jun 01, 2012 6:10 pm

ok cool, i'll wrap it up and chuck it in my bag!
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Re: HISCORE 2012: Arcade Tournament 2-3 June in Manchester

Post by DPrinny » Fri Jun 01, 2012 6:46 pm

mohicankid wrote:ok cool, i'll wrap it up and chuck it in my bag!
Not literary I hope

If something breaks im sure The Lass has something that can take its place (either via Mame or one of those arcade collections I have on PS2, we have PS2 joysticks)
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Post by witchfinder » Fri Jun 01, 2012 7:48 pm

DPrinny wrote:(either via Mame or one of those arcade collections I have on PS2, we have PS2 joysticks)
The purists would have a fit at having to play games on a PS2 - a MAME cab is bad enough!

Everything should be fine and we have contingency machines anyway.
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Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Sat Jun 02, 2012 9:03 am

Time Pilot and Joust, smashing! Be there in a few hours :D
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Re: HISCORE 2012: Arcade Tournament 2-3 June in Manchester

Post by Edwards80 » Sun Jun 03, 2012 6:00 pm

Home from HiScore (Not difficult, just hopped on the bus ;) )

Great fun as ever. Huge thanks again to Mat (Witchfinder) for his awesome organisation with help from his very able . . . and patient I expect, assistant, Anna :)

Very friendly event again this year - good to see everyone.

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Re: HISCORE 2012: Arcade Tournament 2-3 June in Manchester

Post by StarshipUK » Sun Jun 03, 2012 10:38 pm

Got home safely after a 4 hour drive in some awful weather (aquaplaned a few times overtaking lorries!)

A big thanks to Mat for running this, Anna for the Vege-Sausage Rolls which were fantastic (I WANT MORE!) and Mohicankid for the Liquid Lemons :)
Also to all those who took cabs and equipment along.

Looks like I sorta done worse than last year coming 24th of 33 last year and about 28th of 43(?) this year.

When is next years one? :wink:
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Post by witchfinder » Mon Jun 04, 2012 10:22 am

Congratulations to Martin Deem (rogueio) for winning HISCORE 2012, and thanks to all who competed!

The top 5 was:

1. rogueio
2. smraedis
3. bomjac
4. ian8bit
5. witchfinder :D

Full tournament results, photos and videos will be available soon. If you took any photos or videos and want to share them via the website, please send me a message.

Just a quick thanks to Dprinny, Helensification and resident_paul for helping with the setup on Saturday and especially mohicankid for the fundraising work - I know you really wanted to compete in this mate and didn't get the chance to log as many scores as you'd have liked, so it was really appreciated. Next time (if there is one) I won't ask you to do anything so you can focus on the prize! ;)
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Re: HISCORE 2012: Arcade Tournament 2-3 June in Manchester

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Mon Jun 04, 2012 11:00 am

Took around 3 hours to get home yesterday, due to trains being nuts on Sunday evenings, and there were some kids with a vuvuzela on the last train (bah), but other than that I loved nearly every minute of this weekend, massive thanks to everyone who contributed towards that :D

Pleiads is a game I'd never heard of before, it's getting MAME'd today.
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Re: HISCORE 2012: Arcade Tournament 2-3 June in Manchester

Post by mohicankid » Mon Jun 04, 2012 6:26 pm

TwoHeadedBoy wrote:
Pleiads is a game I'd never heard of before, it's getting MAME'd today.
its the official sequal to pheonix, and i fell in love with it the minuite my cab randomly selected it! :)

i got home fairly early yesterday so carried on the tourny myself on my mame cab, and still didn't do very well :(
for those who missed the announcment, over £270 was raised by YOU at HiScore 2012, which is the most i've ever had from an event with a less than 1,000 person capacity, the money has been split 50/50 between sophie lancaster foundation and Special Effect and anna and i are sorting out our respective charity's!

i didn't get to play much which was a shame, but its always worth it!
DID get absaloutly trollied on sat night though with retrogarden,helensification,starshipuk (he gave me a Lemon, so i gave him lemonade! ;) ) rhinoa, twoheadedboy johnbud and collin from J+ and the retro lords! there was a couple of others, but i'll need helen to remind me who.... did i mention i was very drunk? :)

so...what shi..... wonders did the dip bring you? :D
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Re: HISCORE 2012: Arcade Tournament 2-3 June in Manchester

Post by mohicankid » Mon Jun 04, 2012 7:15 pm

sorry for double posting, but if any of you put your bag/coat in my corner for safe keeping, could you please check for a samsung charger! mine is lost, will pay postage to get it back!
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Re: HISCORE 2012: Arcade Tournament 2-3 June in Manchester

Post by Helensification » Mon Jun 04, 2012 8:47 pm

Meant to post yesterday but got in very late (wrestling show straight after hiscore) and been busy today.

Had a brill weekend, managed to play everything although of course I was terrible as usual and I know for certain that I will never play Crystal Castles or Indiana Jones again. Loved Pleiads but only got a few go's as it seemed popular. Know I could have done better on Donkey Kong, Ms Pacman and Frogger but gave up trying to get on them in the end but that didn't stop me enjoying myself.

Great night on Saturday with the guys quoted in mohicankid's post above (also David from J+). Amazing how much some people can put away in one session :lol:

Thanks Mat and Anna for all the hard work it took to set this up. Hope you're having a well earned rest now.

Good one mk and Anna on raising so much for charity, the added bonus to a great friendly small event.

Oh and Anna - Any chance of the recipe for those pork and apple sausage rolls :wink: They were gorgeous.
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