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 Post subject: Xeno Fighters R (Arcade Christmas Competition)
PostPosted: Wed Dec 25, 2019 6:06 am 


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Back from an almost 8 year long hiatus!

Dev thread: HERE
Download: HERE

RULES:
Game version must be v0.191 R4 (latest as of 26-12-19).
Please submit what gamemode you're pitching to along with at least a screenshot.
No Continues, Expert Difficulty Only.

Submissions close for competition purposes Wednesday 22nd of January 2020 (2PM GMT+9.5). Winner will be listed in credits whenever I get around to making one and have my undying gratitude.
Depending on feedback I'll either threadlock or change to ordinary scoreboard at that date.

SUBMIT YOUR SCORES IN THIS FORMAT:

NAME & SCORE & SHIP USED & STAGE ORDER

(stage order can be seen by hitting Right at the highscore screen)




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(blocking EX6/5-C for now due to Black Heart milk bug)


Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and destroy the core! :)
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 Post subject: Re: Xeno Fighters R (Arcade Christmas Competition)
PostPosted: Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:07 am 



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Don't really know what's going on in this game

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Prales & 60,454,880 & Miyamoto & 1 / 2 / 3-A / 4-A / 5-B / 6-B / F-C

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 Post subject: Re: Xeno Fighters R (Arcade Christmas Competition)
PostPosted: Thu Dec 26, 2019 4:12 am 


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Thank you for playing Prales!

You should be okay if you got the game cleared Prales, but a quick note in case anyone missed the edits:

I had to fix a bunch more stuff folks discovered while I was sleeping. If you aren't running R4 be sure to redownload again. If unsure you can check from the Main Menu.
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 Post subject: Re: Xeno Fighters R (Arcade Christmas Competition)
PostPosted: Thu Dec 26, 2019 8:49 am 


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Kaiser & X-36 & 1 > 2 > 3-A > 4-A > 5-A > F-A (no clear)
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 Post subject: Re: Xeno Fighters R (Arcade Christmas Competition)
PostPosted: Sun Dec 29, 2019 8:41 am 



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Understand scoring better now

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Prales & 120,993,590 & Miyamoto & 1 / 2 / 3-B / EX-1 / EX-2 / EX-3 / EX-6

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 Post subject: Re: Xeno Fighters R (Arcade Christmas Competition)
PostPosted: Sun Dec 29, 2019 12:23 pm 


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zoydo - 43.921.060 - Miyamoto - 1/ 2/ 3-A/ 4-A/ 5-B/ 6-B

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 Post subject: Re: Xeno Fighters R (Arcade Christmas Competition)
PostPosted: Sun Dec 29, 2019 10:00 pm 



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Did not expect to go to F-C after EX-6

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Prales & 162,726,760 & Miyamoto & 1 / 2 / 3-B / EX-1 / EX-2 / EX-3 / EX-6 / F-C

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 Post subject: Re: Xeno Fighters R (Arcade Christmas Competition)
PostPosted: Mon Dec 30, 2019 6:57 am 



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Figured out the stage order better; barely cleared this run.

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Prales & 250,256,600 & Miyamoto & 1 / 2 / 3-B / EX-1 / 4-B / EX-2 / 5-B / EX-3 / 6-B / EX-6 / F-C

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 Post subject: Re: Xeno Fighters R (Arcade Christmas Competition)
PostPosted: Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:46 am 


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Came in to check the thread today and um, yeah, holy Black Heart abuse Batman :lol:

I ain't even mad, if you found that and managed to keep on playing for a goddamn hour+ then bravo. But you can bet your ass that'll be getting patched in the future though so nobody ever has to suffer that again.

I don't want to invalidate scores unless absolutely necessary but I do want other players to keep interest in this competition without being limited to "milk Black Heart for top scores". To keep the competition interesting then, I am adding Conquest Mode listings. 5-C and EX-6 will not be included for obvious reasons, and hopefully if there is any other problems with bosses like this we'll find out here but I don't expect any.

I also don't have much in the way of prize giving unfortunately but I will also be adding ALL players to the credits listings when they get made, with the #1 spots being given the title of "Absolute Madman" (or a name of your choice).
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 Post subject: Re: Xeno Fighters R (Arcade Christmas Competition)
PostPosted: Tue Dec 31, 2019 5:32 am 



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Yeah, scoring the BLACK HEART fight takes a while in R4.

I like the addition of the chain multiplier; it helps make chains worth more than a few 100k medals. :P

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Edited to add scores from other stages.

Stage 1

Prales & 21,213,729 & Miyamoto & STAGE 1 CONQUEST MODE

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Stage 2

Prales & 35,770,899 & Miyamoto & STAGE 2 CONQUEST MODE

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Stage 3-A

Prales & 12,444,879 & Miyamoto & STAGE 3-A CONQUEST MODE

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Stage 6-B

Prales & 20,736,909 & Miyamoto & STAGE 6-B CONQUEST MODE

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 Post subject: Re: Xeno Fighters R (Arcade Christmas Competition)
PostPosted: Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:36 pm 



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Here's my submission for the high score table:

EMRA & 109,752,499 & Raiden mk-II & STAGE EX-1 CONQUEST MODE
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Video here

This stage has one of the most difficult chaining opportunities. It is possible to chain most of the stage and also the boss phases. Since I was using a slow ship, I focused on chains instead of medaling. If I had a faster ship, I would have been able to keep my 100k medals, and my high score would have been 15 to 20 million points higher.
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 Post subject: Re: Xeno Fighters R (Arcade Christmas Competition)
PostPosted: Fri Jan 10, 2020 7:03 am 



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EMRA | 39,498,329 | Pollux | STAGE EX-2 CONQUEST
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Using one of the more difficult ships to play as: the Pollux from Gemini Wing with its difficult-to-use Laser weapon.
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 Post subject: Re: Xeno Fighters R (Arcade Christmas Competition)
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EMRA | 91,063,739 | Miria | STAGE 4-A CONQUEST

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This one took me 63 tries because of the 74-chain at the end is extremely difficult to get.
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