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R'cade Mag Insider 8.6.2012

Posted by Rob Maerz on August 6, 2012 at 1:00 PM

Arcade Summer Showdown

Two weekends of competition are in the books for Retrocade Magazine's Arcade Summer Showdown presented by PatrickScottPatterson.com. Nine players have qualified at this juncture and here are the top scores:

Amidar 226,430 Pat Belair

BurgerTime 128,400 A. Peter Mee

Cosmic Alien 109,490 Steve Wagner

Donkey Kong Junior 999,800 Steve Wagner

Gorf 47,350 Steve Wagner

Lady Bug 167,510 Steve Wagner

Mario Bros. 338,760 Steve Wagner

Space Firebird 24,030 Brian Allen

Tac/Scan 206,500 Matt Daws

Tron 114,285 Steve Wagner


Vector War II

Vector War II presented by Revival Studios kicks off August 23. This is a 10 game Vectrex tournament and the winner will receive a copy of Revival Studios "Shifted" along with a Vector War II t-shirt. The tournament will be hosted on the Retrocade Magazine forums.


New Highs

Frostbite (2600) 404,100 Matt Daws

HERO (2600) 1,000,000 Virender Dayal

Space Invaders (5200 - Game 5) 7,254 Chuck Ostrowski

Cliffhanger (NES) 959,005 Rudy J. Ferretti

Karate Champ (NES) 1,111,100 Glen Updike

Lethal Weapon (NES) 602,700 Rudy J. Ferretti

Roadblasters (NES) 1,810,457 Glen Updike

Bowling (O2) 150 Ed Kelly

Cosmic Conflict (O2) 420 Ed Kelly

Speedway (O2) 2,702 John A Pompa

Defender (TI-99/4a) 998,250 Chuck Ostrowski


Game of the Month

The Game of the Month for August is River Raid (2600). 2500 tokens to whomever puts up the top score this month. Competition is held on the Retrocade Magazine forums.


Classic Gaming Expo

Classic Gaming Expo is this weekend August 11-12 in Las Vegas. Visit their site for details.



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Reply Cattherine DeSpira
3:57 PM on August 6, 2012 
Some great and exciting tourneys happening this Summer, for sure!