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Offline Barra

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He's still playing as I type, but Armando has surpassed the Galaga Marathon record of 15,999,990 set way back in 1989
In my opinion this is truly one of the greatest achievements in CAG in a long, long time.

Armando is such a great guy and there is no-one more deserving than him. Congrats Armando!

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Re: Armando Gonzalez breaks the 29 year old Galaga Marathon Record!!
« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2018, 09:12:02 pm »
Congrats Armando! I agree with Barra: one of the greatest CAG achievements ever.
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Re: Armando Gonzalez breaks the 29 year old Galaga Marathon Record!!
« Reply #2 on: October 20, 2018, 09:13:41 pm »
Yeah, this record definitely deserves it's own thread.  Probably one of, if not the last major legit record in classic gaming from the 80s to be broken.  HUGE!
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Re: Armando Gonzalez breaks the 29 year old Galaga Marathon Record!!
« Reply #3 on: October 20, 2018, 09:21:34 pm »
Kreygasm

Congrats, Armando! Almost 30 years in the making, but it finally happened! WOO!!!
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Re: Armando Gonzalez breaks the 29 year old Galaga Marathon Record!!
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2018, 09:22:04 pm »

I'm really looking forward to seeing footage of this run, huge congrats to Armando!  :P Đức
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Re: Armando Gonzalez breaks the 29 year old Galaga Marathon Record!!
« Reply #5 on: October 20, 2018, 11:02:52 pm »
Random shots from my mediocre camera and pretty good 35mm f/2 lens.

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Re: Armando Gonzalez breaks the 29 year old Galaga Marathon Record!!
« Reply #6 on: October 21, 2018, 12:21:38 am »
I spoke with Armando earlier and his final score was approximately 17.6m.
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Re: Armando Gonzalez breaks the 29 year old Galaga Marathon Record!!
« Reply #7 on: October 21, 2018, 12:44:43 am »
Is using a stool not permitted? Seems tiring as hell to play that long standing up.
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Re: Armando Gonzalez breaks the 29 year old Galaga Marathon Record!!
« Reply #8 on: October 21, 2018, 03:15:51 am »
Congratulations Armando! What an amazing accomplishment!  <pacman>

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Re: Armando Gonzalez breaks the 29 year old Galaga Marathon Record!!
« Reply #9 on: October 21, 2018, 11:39:55 am »
17,684,050.  Kreygasm
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Re: Armando Gonzalez breaks the 29 year old Galaga Marathon Record!!
« Reply #10 on: October 21, 2018, 12:29:26 pm »
Congrats! Amazing accomplishment!
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Re: Armando Gonzalez breaks the 29 year old Galaga Marathon Record!!
« Reply #11 on: October 21, 2018, 12:36:53 pm »
Is using a stool not permitted? Seems tiring as hell to play that long standing up.

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Re: Armando Gonzalez breaks the 29 year old Galaga Marathon Record!!
« Reply #12 on: October 21, 2018, 03:05:21 pm »
Persistence has payed off for Amando, really glad to see it happen.
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Re: Armando Gonzalez breaks the 29 year old Galaga Marathon Record!!
« Reply #13 on: October 21, 2018, 05:32:26 pm »
Congrats, Armando!  Undisputed champion!
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Re: Armando Gonzalez breaks the 29 year old Galaga Marathon Record!!
« Reply #14 on: October 21, 2018, 06:17:50 pm »
Not all WR's are equal.  Banging out a Galaga WR is an amazing feat achieved by a classy guy. 
Congrats Armando!
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