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 Post subject: Psyvariar Medium Unit/Revision/Delta
PostPosted: Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:13 pm 


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Plasmo requested that I take over this topic via DMs yesterday, so I'm going ahead and doing so.

Each game is going to have seperate tables, & each ship will have their own table, due to different playstyles. There is a Exa port coming out in the near future; might look into adding that if it has differences compared to Delta.

Old thread can be found here: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=18327. I will update the rest of the board later today, and possibly add another column for replay links.

Please use this format for submitting scores:


Please use this format:

score & name & power up level & area (clear / -) & rollbutton used (yes / no) & ship used & platform (MAME/PS2/PS4/Steam/Switch)

Medium Unit
Axion-μ



Axion-R


Blanche





Revision
Axion-μ


Axion-r
Axion-R


Blanche




Delta
Axion-μ


Axion-R


Blanche

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 Post subject: Re: Psyvariar Medium Unit/Revision/Delta
PostPosted: Mon Jun 15, 2020 9:43 am 


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Psyvariar: Revision
61,817,800 & maximo & 264 & X-D & Yes & Axion R & Steam

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This run went fairly well from getting my highest end of stage 2 level ( 73), finally over 10k buzz in a run for photon, and some extra buzz here & there. Very surprised that I made it through X-D stage with only 1 bomb. Getting the extra lv ups for the final form gave a noticeable damage boost on gluon; will need to continue studying his attack patterns ( even if I'm slowly getting the hang of them).

Edit 6/17/2020 Psyvariar: Medium Unit (Axion R)
54,558,170 & maximo & 384 & 6-B ALL & Axion R & Steam
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ez 3 cycle gluon milk was enough to get over 50 million. Probably going to see if I can record a similar run in the near future.

Edit 6/18
Psyvariar Revision:
62,236,600 & maximo & 272 & X-D & Yes & Axion-R & Steam
Another run with silly mistakes; another game over to gluon. Replay is linked on the chart above & here: https://youtu.be/M-z1fjz3A_c

Psyvariar Medium Unit: Axion R
56,439,720 & maximo & 385 & 6-B ALL & Yes & Steam https://youtu.be/Vf52x-dxH4I

Great run, especially on 4-D/6-B compared to previous PB attempts. May push for 60 million if I can find additional optimizations elsewhere.
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 Post subject: Re: Psyvariar Medium Unit/Revision/Delta
PostPosted: Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:55 am 


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Psyvariar: Medium Unit
16,009,710 & Prinny & 123 & 6-B ALL & Yes & Axiom-μ & Steam & Video

I'll most likely try to tackle Revision before I consider trying to improve this. I'll need to study the bosses a bit more and figure out how to milk them.
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 Post subject: Re: Psyvariar Medium Unit/Revision/Delta
PostPosted: Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:44 am 


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Nice to see a new thread; sad to see Plasmo pass on the reigns but it's good to continue to maintain activity for such a fabulous game. I've practiced a little bit on and off and I am rusty so I am a ways away from getting back to my PB... But I don't plan on letting Maximo hog all the fun with 60+ million scores.

Prinny, nice on the MU clear! I'm really intimidated to learn MU scoring and routing; I feel like my mind is so used to Revision's "as many buzzes as you want" playstyle that I'd be inadvertently killing myself left and right.
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 18, 2020 6:28 am 


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45,081,300 & EmperorIng & 199 & X-C & Yes & Axion R & Steam & https://www.twitch.tv/videos/774031019

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A new PB for the first time since February! This doesn't change my standing in the leaderboard at all, but it's nice to know that I can get back to where I was months ago. This was at the tail-end of three hours (spread over two nights) of heavy full-run grinds. This probably was not the way to go about things especially given the games' excellent practice mode, but I had it in my head and couldn't change it... to my detriment.

I choked to AFX and lost two lives there. I decided to soldier on expecting to die at graviton like I usually do. Miraculously I survived that hellish boss fight. I usually pick 4-C because it's easier to level up there, but since I wanted to specifically get a new personal best, I knew that end-of-stage bonuses were everything, so I chickened out and picked an easier, but far less lucrative 4-B, Zero Space. The level is so short, damn. The boss went down like nothing too, with no time to milk it. That and being nervous on my last life I decided that I wasn't going to try and go for 'gluon pace' with it. Barely any levels gained in 4-B, the scoring potential seems so low compared to all the shit flying at you in 4-C Colony.
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 Post subject: Re: Psyvariar Medium Unit/Revision/Delta
PostPosted: Wed Oct 21, 2020 4:55 am 


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One HELL of an update coming through! The race to Gluon is on again! :mrgreen:

66,943,600 & EmperorIng & 267 & X-D & Yes & Axion R & Steam & https://www.twitch.tv/videos/776947856

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This run has equal parts stupid mistakes (death on Photon? Check! Death at BJOK? Check!), and sheer dumb luck dodges that can only happen in Psyvariar. With those two elements in play, a whole bunch of individual practice and grinding resulted in my finally overcoming the hump of X-C, with a clutch fight of Weakboson on my last life giving me access to X-D, finally.

X-D is the stage I'm least familiar with, but a little bit of practice play and general skills (be aggressive, tap the roll button to increase speed) allowed me to see that boss I've been waiting for years to reach! Even at my EXP level I was pretty amazed at how slowly Gluon's health drains. If I make it back here again I can be assured of a long grueling fight. I just need to use less bombs and have one less death, and maybe I stand a chance.
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 Post subject: Re: Psyvariar Medium Unit/Revision/Delta
PostPosted: Wed Oct 21, 2020 5:01 pm 


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Was neat seeing you run this yesterday. Looking forward to seeing you get the TLB clear! :D
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 Post subject: Re: Psyvariar Medium Unit/Revision/Delta
PostPosted: Wed Oct 21, 2020 10:19 pm 


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EmperorIng wrote:
One HELL of an update coming through! The race to Gluon is on again! :mrgreen:

66,943,600 & EmperorIng & 267 & X-D & Yes & Axion R & Steam & https://www.twitch.tv/videos/776947856

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This run has equal parts stupid mistakes (death on Photon? Check! Death at BJOK? Check!), and sheer dumb luck dodges that can only happen in Psyvariar. With those two elements in play, a whole bunch of individual practice and grinding resulted in my finally overcoming the hump of X-C, with a clutch fight of Weakboson on my last life giving me access to X-D, finally.

X-D is the stage I'm least familiar with, but a little bit of practice play and general skills (be aggressive, tap the roll button to increase speed) allowed me to see that boss I've been waiting for years to reach! Even at my EXP level I was pretty amazed at how slowly Gluon's health drains. If I make it back here again I can be assured of a long grueling fight. I just need to use less bombs and have one less death, and maybe I stand a chance.


I just caught up with the rest of the video, and nice job on leap frogging to the #2 spot! Your Weakboson fight was pretty damn good; I usually skip some of the patterns near the end just to have more bombs for the nasty TLB ( and 1 extra life if possible; I usually don't get him with one tho)

This is gonna give me some more motivation to get back into Revision; haven't really played much of it since June (when I mostly started practicing for Calice Cup PC Special games), but I do want to get that X-D clear before the end of the year!
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