GBAtemp Arcade Competition #4

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  1. Costello
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    Our sponsor Etcome is offering a new round of free stuff this month: we're going to be shipping out state-of-the-art Nintendo DS flashcards, this is the last competition of 4.

    Competition #3 results
    Congratulations to Felipe_9595, zackfiles, SilentRevolt, Stratis20, Arras the top 5 scorers for Ten Pin Bowling. Your prizes will be arranged when all 4 competitions are over to facilitate shipping.

    What to do
    This week, you're required to play Bike Mania 2, a new game we've just set up on our arcade. The top 5 scorers will be getting an R4i Gold Plus Deluxe Edition, one of the best 3DS-compatible DS flashcarts available on the market. You have until April 6th, 23:59 GMT to enter.

    Rules
    You must be a registered member of GBAtemp to be able to play the game and save your score. Staff is also eligible. We have strong anti-cheat mechanisms in action and anyone trying to bypass them will be severely punished.

    R4i Gold Plus Deluxe
    This DS flashcard offers some of the most interesting features on the market:
    - Nintendo 3DS compatible (won't play 3DS roms, at least not yet)
    - Slow motion feature
    - Real time save & guide features
    - WiFi real-time firmware upgrade
    - tons more, check them all out here

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    Many thanks to our sponsors Etcome for providing tons of gifts again!​


    [​IMG] Check out the official site of the R4i Gold Plus Deluxe
     


  2. jarejare3

    jarejare3 PROFILE CHANGE!

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  3. Costello
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    scoring is broken. I have to pick another game

    edit-- OK now, play Bike Mania 2 not 1.
     
  4. Janthran

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    I think 500 is the max score per level.
     
  5. Zaraf

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    Wow, this game is terrible. I suck at it hard but it's not even fun. Usually I enjoy games that I suck at since I love a challenge, but I can't stand the finicky controls and messed up physics.
     
  6. Jennyfurr

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    qwop on a bike the game :(
    too hard xP
     
  7. Costello
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    perseverance and patience... try again, harder!
     
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  8. p1ngpong

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  9. Zerosuit connor

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    Arggh I am getting better :P
     
  10. Sora de Eclaune

    Sora de Eclaune Baby squirrel, you's a sexy motherfucker.

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    Bike Mania 2 doesn't give me any score at all.

    How is that possible? The controls are so bad that the bike spazzes out even when I don't touch the controls at all!
     
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  11. Nathan Drake

    Nathan Drake Obligations fulfilled, now I depart.

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    Scoring is time based. The faster you beat the level, the more points you get. After about three minutes on a level, you get no points.
     
  12. Skelletonike

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    I got up till level 12 and stopped, might try again tomorrow. .-.
     
  13. jarejare3

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    Ok after playing for 2 hours, I officially quit, looks like I have no talent in this shit after all...
     
  14. Sora de Eclaune

    Sora de Eclaune Baby squirrel, you's a sexy motherfucker.

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    It took me five minutes in one try just to get past the stupid tires at the beginning!
     
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  15. Zerosuit connor

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    Wooh! After hours of playing i am at 3rd place :)
     
  16. gifi4

    gifi4 How am I a 'New Member'?

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    Tried 1st level, took 27 seconds (roughly) to get past, tried level 2, RAGE from the beginning after the first jump, that M stone thing was where I screwed up, say 5/6 times before quiting...

    edit: restarted level 1, completed in 19 seconds, one try.
     
  17. RupeeClock

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    This game is pretty damned bad.
    I mean there are hundreds of variations of the game but it boils down to this one having the most cumbersome physics engine and a bad control scheme, not worth my wasting my time playing something of such bad quality.

    Try something good, like happy wheels instead.

    Edit: Actually with some perseverance and practice, this game is entirely surmountable but pretty tough.
    Some of the earlier levels seem a bit more bullshit than the later ones though, and it's pretty mean that you can get 0 points for taking too long.
    The physics still work against you an awful lot though.

    Edit: Balls, I got a score of 3504, but the arcade glitched and did not accept my score.

    Edit: I persevered and got the top score of 4152, I'll probably give it another shot because of the levels I got 0 points on.
    I guess I couldn't resist the challenge of overcoming something I thought was so flawed, but it really isn't when you get the hang of it.
     
  18. Joe88

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    why does that picture remind me of something

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    also this is one of the worst games I have ever played
     
  19. RupeeClock

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    Yes it is pretty bad english, it reminds me more of the Ghostbusters NES ending though.
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    Also, I've upped my high score to 4495, good luck beating it, I'm sure it's doable.
     
  20. Zaraf

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    Can you make a video of yourself playing this? I want to see what it's suppose to look like when you actually do good lol