Iwata Memorial Balloon Trip Challenge

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  1. hippy dave
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    Having heard the sad news, I decided to play one of Iwata san's games in his honour. Balloon Trip is the alternative mode in Balloon Fight for NES, in case you didn't know - I enjoyed the segments in Ultimate NES Remix and saw it on the Nintendo World Championships, so why not/

    Anyway then I figured I'd post a thread so we can try and beat each other's top scores. I've just managed to pass the built-in top score of a quarter million, so here's my first contribution - bring it on!

    Use any emulator, any system (you get extra cool cred for playing the actual cart on an actual NES), and post a shot of your best score. The game over screen doesn't stay up for long before returning to the menu, pause the emu as necessary or if you don't catch it, just get a shot once your score is displayed as "TOP". No cheats, no save states, it's just for fun so only someone with really unimpressive genitalia would cheat on this challenge.

    e: if you can't be bothered to check my image, my score is 25210.
     

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  2. chavosaur

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    I like this idea. Im gonna try to find an original copy for my NES and ill post back when I score something~
     
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    is this on the ultimate nes remix or something? would make things easier
     
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    There are only individual challenges on Ultimate NES Remix, not the whole game - but it'll link you to buy it from the eshop if you're so inclined.
     
  5. Clarky

    Clarky Don't you know who I think I am?

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    If you got a Wii U, Nintendo Land offers a Balloon Trip game as well
     
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    Quite a few views but not many posts yet, hope you're all busy trying to beat my fearsome high score :P

    e: 1337th post B-)
     
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    I've been trying for a while and can't even get on the high score list haha
     
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  8. Clarky

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    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    my best effort
     
  9. hippy dave
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    Great work! The new score to beat is 34410 :)
     
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    Juuuust inching past :) (excuse shit photo)
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    New best, 35730 - bring it on!
     
  11. loco365

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    Out of curiosity, Iwata developed NES Pinball along with someone else, according to TCRF. Would anyone be interested in starting a Pinball version of this? (I'll start a new thread as to not derail this one).
     
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    Haven't played it, but would be up for trying it out, go for it.

    I accidentally another score.
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
    40900.

    BTW I should have said, this is meant to be for fun, so feel free to post your personal best scores even if they're not the current highest.
     
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    Somewhere close to my NES
    I was aiming for a 100,000 score but damn! This was the best I can do for now. IMG_20150722_190551.jpg
     
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    Wow nice one B-)
     
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