Asteroids World Record Attempt

#1 Edited by Killroycantkill (1423 posts) -

I was on Destructoid and they had a post up about John McAllister attempting to beat the world record in Asteroids of  41,336,440 points. At the time of the post he has around 33 million so he is not that far off. Its crazy because apperantly he has steched out the extra lives WAY past the screen limit, so when he dies theres no change lol. Thought you guys might want to watching videogame history in the makeing.
 
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Update: The score rolls over at 100,000 points. So I guess they're manually recording the score.

#2 Posted by AjayRaz (12476 posts) -

this is just madness.. but i have nothing to do so why not. 

#3 Edited by TurboMan (7728 posts) -
#4 Posted by Tiwi (1401 posts) -

man... i want to watch.... but it's 2 am... FUCK IT!
*watches*

#5 Posted by Killroycantkill (1423 posts) -

I forgot to mention that every 100,000 points the score actually rolls over, so I guess they are getting the score manually or something.

#6 Posted by JoelTGM (5596 posts) -

In the stream he only has like 70k points.

#7 Posted by Tiwi (1401 posts) -
@DOUBLESHOCK: @Killroycantkill said:
" I forgot to mention that every 100,000 points the score actually rolls over, so I guess they are getting the score manually or something. "
#8 Posted by JoelTGM (5596 posts) -

oh, hah, good.  I was worried that he may have messed up and was starting over.

#9 Edited by Brunchies (2484 posts) -

That's crazy that he can play asteroids for that long and deal with it and not die. Also, I think the score is now around 38 million.

#10 Posted by Geno (6477 posts) -

Is this more of a measure of endurance than skill? 

#11 Posted by The_Laughing_Man (13629 posts) -
@Killroycantkill said:
" I was on Destructoid and they had a post up about John McAllister attempting to beat the world record in Asteroids of  41,336,440 points. At the time of the post he has around 33 million so he is not that far off. Its crazy because apperantly he has steched out the extra lives WAY past the screen limit, so when he dies theres no change lol. Thought you guys might want to watching videogame history in the makeing.
 
Article Link
Stream Link
 
Update: The score rolls over at 100,000 points. So I guess they're manually recording the score.
"
Damn you!...Because of you im not gonna sleep tonight! 
#12 Edited by Killroycantkill (1423 posts) -

Update: According to the stream he is around 39.3 million points now. Also has over 3000 lives, so its just a matter of time.

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