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 Post subject: Ashura Blaster!
PostPosted: Sat Mar 22, 2014 3:58 am 


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ASHURA BLASTER

This gem by Visco doesn't get nearly enough love.

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1    | Perikles       | 4,001,200 |  6-2  |  ON  | Japan/MAME
2    | andsuchisdeath | 2,736,000 |  4-6  |  ON  | Japan/PCB
3    | trap15         | 1,017,300 |  2-2  | ON/3 | Japan/MAME
4    | Nifty          |   804,400 |  2-1  | ON/4 | World/MAME
5    | iast           |   560,900 |  1-5  | ON/3 | World/ShmupMAME 4.2
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<S.Yagawa> I like the challenge of "doing the impossible" with older hardware, and pushing it as far as it can go.


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 Post subject: Re: Ashura Blaster!
PostPosted: Sat Mar 22, 2014 6:36 am 


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I actually got this a few weeks ago, but I'd like to improve on it at some point. Too many of those many lives wasted :(

Nifty - 804,400 - 2-1 - ON/4 - MAME/World

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 Post subject: Re: Ashura Blaster!
PostPosted: Sat Mar 22, 2014 10:36 pm 


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Finally pulled off a loop again on stream today, made an input so that I can upload a video. Coming soon I guess :mrgreen:

trap15 - 1,017,300 - 2-2 - ON/3 - MAME/Japan

EDIT: Here's the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvJZsVw4uTI
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<S.Yagawa> I like the challenge of "doing the impossible" with older hardware, and pushing it as far as it can go.


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 Post subject: Re: Ashura Blaster!
PostPosted: Mon Mar 24, 2014 12:07 am 



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iast - 560,900 - 1-5 - ON/3 - ShmupMAME 4.2/World

Yes that last letter is supposed to be 'S' visco you piece of shit

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 Post subject: Re: Ashura Blaster!
PostPosted: Mon Mar 31, 2014 8:18 pm 


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I've got the PCB and never played it much. Score coming!
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 Post subject: Re: Ashura Blaster!
PostPosted: Wed May 14, 2014 9:33 pm 


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andsuchisdeath - 737,200 - 2-2 - ON - Japan/MAME


The music in this game is so depressing. I love it.
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 Post subject: Re: Ashura Blaster!
PostPosted: Thu May 15, 2014 10:12 pm 


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andsuchisdeath - 995,100 - 2-3 - ON - Japan/MAME

I should have suicided at the 2-2 boss for the 15,000

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 Post subject: Re: Ashura Blaster!
PostPosted: Sat May 17, 2014 6:35 pm 


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andsuchisdeath - 1,364,300 - 2-6 - ON - Japan/MAME

Ughh. Sometimes there is a glitch where my highscore shows up as E's and 0's, and my initials won't register despite being entered.

This happened during the run, but my actual score is hanging out at the top.

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 Post subject: Re: Ashura Blaster!
PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2014 1:29 am 


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andsuchisdeath - 1,478,900 - 3-1 - ON - Japan/MAME


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The score glitches as E's and 0's in the table once again. EDIT: You can actually make out all the digits on the hi score up top.
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 Post subject: Re: Ashura Blaster!
PostPosted: Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:56 pm 


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trap15 wrote:
ASHURA BLASTER

This gem [...]

:shock:

Anyway, here's my contribution:

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Perikles - 4,001,200 - 6-2 - ON - Japan/MAME

Just let the game finish me off at that point, had over a dozen lives left. Outside of Vimana, this has to be the easiest arcade shmup counterstop when it comes to marathon runs. The increase in difficulty is negligible, you gain extends like mad, rank immediately drops down if you die, bombs are plentiful as well as strong, bosses have really simple patterns and everything that may look like a devious set-up can be handled with minimalistic strategies. I'm shocked that all those tanks that come from behind and never shoot in the first loop stay that pacifistic in later loops, Visco really couldn't be bothered. :lol:

I may or may not upload an excerpt from the run, loop 4 was a no-miss - if I am not mistaken after all this playing - while loop 5 was an ennui-induced mess. Might be a neat contrast. We'll see.

Edit: here's the promised partial replay: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EZbYSMec_qk


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 Post subject: Re: Ashura Blaster!
PostPosted: Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:47 pm 


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andsuchisdeath | 2,736,000 | 4-6 | ON | Japan/PCB

I don't feel positive about not having a picture of the high score table + initials. My convoluted story...

35% of the time the board resets after a game over as soon as the hi score table is presented. My run ended during the first half of 4-6. The picture of my high score is from the stage clear bonus screen at 4-5 (so if my score is acceptable, maybe it should be listed as 4-5?).

Luckily, I anticipated that the board would reset during this run, so I took a picture after clearing every stage during the fourth loop.

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EDIT: My old score posted in this thread also came with a different kind of high score glitch complaint.

Also, the fourth loop feels almost easier than the first (this isn't the case for loops 2 and 3). Bullet speed seems slower and enemy resiliency seems unusually low even when rank should be "high".
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 Post subject: Re: Ashura Blaster!
PostPosted: Tue Oct 20, 2020 8:46 am 


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Man, that's really unfortunate. Good job though. I wonder if the rank value wraps around at that point, and maybe doesn't start at zero. Definitely not the most solid programming in an arcade shooter...
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 Post subject: Re: Ashura Blaster!
PostPosted: Mon Oct 26, 2020 11:33 pm 


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trap15 wrote:
I wonder if the rank value wraps around at that point, and maybe doesn't start at zero.


Perhaps.

trap15 wrote:
Definitely not the most solid programming in an arcade shooter...


I don't doubt this.
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