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Maerz Breaks Mouse Trap World Record on R'cade Live!
Rob Maerz set the new world record on ColecoVision's Mouse Trap (skill 1) shortly after midnight on Saturday, June 9 in an impromptu stream broadcast on R'cade Live! This was Maerz's third attempt at the world record, as his first two attempts last month were foiled by a power outage and then a software crash.
In this record setting attempt, a graphics glitch occured nearing the 5 million mark that affected the playfield. Maerz played through the glitch and ended the game with a new world record score of 6,060,710.
You can watch the archived broadcast for a limited time here
100 Hour Q*bert World Record Attempt Cut Short by Glitch
All appeared to be going according to plan for gaming champ Ed Heemskerk. After months of planning, the Florida-based arcade gamer sat down on the morning of June 8 to begin his lofty attempt to play the arcade classic Q*bert for 100 hours on a single coin...
Read more from the article by Patrick Scott Patterson
Zimmerman Donkey Kong Junior (NES) World Record Attempt on R'cade Live!
Tune into R'cade Live! at 11 AM EDT on June 30, 2012 as multi world record holder Paul Zimmerman attempts to break the Donkey Kong Junior (NES) world record.
What's Happening On the R'cade Mag Forums?
Lots! Running all this month is Token Mania: earn 1000 tokens each time you place a score on the Retroboads that beats another player's top score! Whomever earns the most tokens during TOKEN MANIA receives a free digital edition of Retrocade Magazine issue #3!
And June's Game of the Month is Arch Rivals (NES): earn 2500 tokens for placing the top score on this title for the month!
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Too Many Games Expo
June 15-17, 2012
Seattle Retro Gaming Expo
June 16-17, 2012
Cleveland's Classic Console & Arcade Gaming Show
June 23, 2012
Video Game Summit
July 14, 2012
New Retroboards High Scores
Barnstorming (2600) 32.89 Marc Cohen
BMX Air Master (2600) 957,515 A. Peter Mee
Buck Rogers (2600) 1,424,085 James Randall
Chopper Command (2600) 51,100 James Randall
Congo Bongo (2600) 36,760 James Randall
Demons to Diamonds (2600) 9,853 James Randall
Dig Dug (2600) 830,830 Marc Cohen
Donkey Kong (2600) 722,100 Virender Dayal
Enduro (2600) 2557.9 James Randall
Escape From the Mindmaster (2600) 615 James Randall
Front Line (2600) 116,800 James Randall
Grand Prix (2600) 29.66 A. Peter Mee
Gyruss (2600) 390,700 Virender Dayal
Jawbreaker (2600) 41,860 James Randall
Jr. Pac-Man (2600) 59,180 Virender Dayal
Kung Fu Master (2600) 303,420 James Randall
Laser Gates (2600) 83,266 James Randall
Mouse Trap (2600) 9,999 Marc Cohen
Popeye (2600) 221,500 Marc Cohen
Pressure Cooker (2600) 354,345 James Randall
Q*bert (2600) 107,925 Marc Cohen
Q*bert's Qubes (2600) 33,130 James Randall
Raft Rider (2600) 99,100 James Randall
Reactor (2600) 508,962 Marc Cohen
Shark Attack (2600) 242 James Randall
Skiing (2600) 32.77 Marc Cohen
Sky Diver (2600) 99 Marc Cohen
Sky Skipper (2600) 22,090 James Randall
Spacechase (2600) 23,200 James Randall
Star Wars: Death Star Battle (2600) 56,158 Marc Cohen
Sub-Scan (2600) 14,200 James Randall
Taz (2600) 101,500 James Randall
Turmoil (2600) 90,300 James Randall
Venture (2600) 22,500 Marc Cohen
Wizard of Wor (2600) 283,800 Scott Stilphen
Xenophobe (2600) 572,710 James Randall
Kangaroo (5200) 42,100 John A Pompa
Keystone Kapers (5200) 75,300 Virender Dayal
Montezuma's Revenge (5200) 999,500 Virender Dayal
Blockade Runner (ColecoVision) 53,810 Ed Kelly
Donkey Kong (ColecoVision) 99,900 Ed Kelly
Frogger II: Threeedeep! (ColecoVision) 70,118 Ed Kelly
Miner 2049er (ColecoVision) 11,275 Ed Kelly
Mouse Trap (ColecoVision) 6,060,710 Rob Maerz
Mr. Do! (ColecoVision) 202,450 Ed Kelly
Pitfall! (ColecoVision) 48,911 Brian Schumacher
River Raid (ColecoVision) 53,540 Brian Schumacher
Star Wars (ColecoVision) 16,772,108 Brian Schumacher
Threshold (ColecoVision) 277,700 Rob Maerz
Victory (ColecoVision) 993,300 Ed Kelly
Jumpman Junior (C64) 5,275 Rob Maerz
Omega Race (C64) 264,750 Rob Maerz
Blockade Runner (INTV) 81,370 Ed Kelly
Sewer Sam (INTV) 7,425 Ed Kelly
Blockbuster (Microvision) 162 James Randall
Pinball (Microvision) 78 James Randall
Arch Rivals (NES) 82 (113) Brandon LeCroy
Baseball Simulator 1.000 (NES) 12 (12) Brandon LeCroy
Dusty Diamond's All-Star Softball (NES) 7 (7) Brandon LeCroy
Legendary Wings (NES) 11,455,200 Glen Updike
R.C. Pro-Am (NES) 177,009 Brandon LeCroy
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