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Erik
Yeah I remember on Atari 2600...
Fri Jul 6, 2018 11:08am
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Space Invaders and Asteroids (among other games) the score would roll over from whatever the max "99999" score was back to zero like an odometer. That was my "okay, I guess I beat this" mark as there was no actual end to the game.

I also feel like Cranky Kong some days as well. haha.

  • Old games used to max outPuckdropper, Sun Jun 24 8:31am
    You'd hit 9999 and couldn't score any more points. That was probably for display reasons, seeing as there's like ~7000 more points they could score before the next power of 2. It's also why they also ... more
    • Yeah I remember on Atari 2600... ☻ Erik, Fri Jul 6 11:08am
      • 299999 in a early PriusPuckdropper, Sun Jul 8 6:04pm
        It's like they didn't expect their drivers to go past 300,000 mi in their car! I had some issues with the display that showed this info in mine and came across this little nugget. At least mine won't ... more
        • Wow that's surprising!Erik, Fri Aug 17 11:21am
          I would have thought they would have picked a higher number than 299k to be the max if they were going that route. I feel like it's not unheard of for Toyota's to go over 300k. Although, I guess... more
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