S.BAZ

S.BAZ

Initials: BAZ
Twitter Handle: None
Nation: United States
State/Province: Oregon
City: Eugene
User Points: 10,161,634
User Level:    Grand Master   
User Since: 08-30-2013
Trophies: 17,778
Goals Achieved: 151
Legit: 98.4%
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Shanghai: Dragon [Fastest Finish / Hints Allowed] (Atari Lynx Emulated)
Points: 0:06:26
2019-09-18 20:43:52
Legit: 100%
S.BAZ: Shanghai: Dragon [Fastest Finish / Hints Allowed] (Atari Lynx Emulated) 0:06:26 points on 2019-09-18 20:43:52
Shanghai: Dragon [Fastest Finish / Hints Allowed] (Atari Lynx Emulated)
Points: 0:06:26
2019-09-18 20:43:52
Legit: 100%
Robot Tank (Atari 2600 Emulated Novice/B Mode)
Points: 47
2019-09-18 20:08:49
Legit: 100%
S.BAZ: Robot Tank (Atari 2600 Emulated Novice/B Mode) 47 points on 2019-09-18 20:08:49
Robot Tank (Atari 2600 Emulated Novice/B Mode)
Points: 47
2019-09-18 20:08:49
Legit: 100%
Pipe Dream [Game C/ Level 7/ Speed 13] (NES/Famicom)
Points: 700
2019-09-18 19:53:43
Legit: 100%
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-- Posted by S.BAZ on 2019-10-08 22:13:58   Reply
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@S.BAZ: Hey, bro ... I just submitted a few requests to add several Air Sea Battle games. Feel free to reject the one that has "[Difficulty B]" in the title. It wont let me delete requests after I submit them.
-- Posted by ZilchSr on 2019-09-30 13:06:53   Reply
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@S.BAZ:

I'm not thinking of a speed run, but a best score for one loop, as you score differently depending on how good you do on each screen. Its to easy and to boring for a Speed Run. I'll just add One Loop myself, and let people marathon the other one, whoever wants to put themself through such pain laugh

-- Posted by Frankie on 2019-09-30 09:02:48   Reply
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@Frankie:

The best I could do is add a new Elvin the Elf chart as a single loop speed run though that doesn't help much.

A number of games on HS loop endlessly and HS allows for playing many loops for bigger scores (such as E.T. for example, or the Gradius series or Contra)

 ...so, maybe add the speedrun chart and keep both?

-- Posted by S.BAZ on 2019-09-29 22:36:22   Reply
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@S.BAZ:

Hi

I have requested Mystic Castle for the Intellivision as it's not on the system. If you get a chance, can you add all 4 difficulty levels please?

Thanks

29722 Mystic Castle [Button 1 – Squire [Beginner]

29723 Mystic Castle [Button 2 – Apprentice [Intermediate]

29724 Mystic Castle [Button 3 – Archer [Advanced]

29725 Mystic Castle [Button 4 – Knight [Pro]

-- Posted by Bamse on 2019-09-28 18:24:07   Reply
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Hi

Is it possible for you to change these:

Elvin the Elf (ZX Spectrum)

Elvin the Elf (ZX Spectrum Emulated)

To:

Elvin the Elf [One Loop] (ZX Spectrum)

Elvin the Elf [One Loop] (ZX Spectrum Emulated)

The game is so easy, and it loops back to the start after completing all the screens, so only way to score it is who does this Manic Miner type of game fastest on one loop smiley

-- Posted by Frankie on 2019-09-20 17:33:43   Reply
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I just submitted requests for:

Zaccaria Pinball: Time Machine 2019 [3Balls]

Zaccaria Pinball: Time Machine 2019 [5 Balls]

For PC (Steam). This should leave just one more table yet to be released.

-- Posted by Mark on 2019-08-28 23:24:45   Reply
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@S.BAZ: Hi If you get a chance, can you process my request for Fathom on Intellivision pleased. It's a nice easy request :) Thanks
-- Posted by Bamse on 2019-08-24 12:43:45   Reply
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@S.BAZ:

Oh ok. Didn't search on king of demon as it is not the official name. But leave it as it is.

I'll make a comment to explain when submitting.

Thanks anyway.

-- Posted by GTibel on 2019-08-22 03:10:38   Reply
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@GTibel:

I added it like that because we already have King of Demons [Normal] in the system, and that game was added some time ago & I can't change the title.  So to maintain consistency I kept the name the same and added the hard mode.  The ROM I have has a title screen called "King of Demons" and there are 2 difficulties in the options.  Maybe this is a translated title screen?

The best I could do is add Majuu Ou to the title for the Hard mode.  Like: "King of Demons [a.k.a. Majuu Ou]" -- and leave Normal mode as just King of Demons.

Does the original game have no options? If so this puts another twist on it!  I don't have that rom but I'll check it out.

 

 

-- Posted by S.BAZ on 2019-08-21 12:20:39   Reply
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Hi.

You've handled my request I guess for SNES "Majuu Ou [aka King of Demons]". But I see it's done as "King of Demons (Hard)". Can you alter it back to my original request as there is no difficulty setting and the official name is Majuu Ou.

King of Demons is the unofficial name that the translater used.

Thanks

-- Posted by GTibel on 2019-08-21 02:58:20   Reply
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@Mark:

You and I have an on-going copyright conversation!  laugh

I actually don't think that trolling user would violate any copyright by using that picture, so here's what I mean:

 

As far as I know, it works like this:

1) The image in your avatar has been published. 

2) Everyone is therefore free to make any personal use of it, as they like.

... so, therefore, there is no copyright violation by [trolling user].

 

HOWEVER,

If you find them using it commercially -- there may be a violation.

 

That's just my understanding but I got it from reading what the Supreme Court said, so...

 

Anyway I think this is the same reason for why we can download an emulator of copyrighted hardware, then download a copyrighted intellectual property in the form of a rom file, then play and post images of our gameplay online...  and no one ever gets in trouble for it ... (ever).    Because it simply doesn't violate any copyright.  It's personal use.

 

-- Same reason why we can make recordings of records and tapes and cd's and no one gets in trouble (if they're not selling it that is).

 

-- Same reason for why the public library has copy machines out there for us to use all we like, printing page after page of copyrighted material to use as we like (as long as we're not making money off it that is). 

 

"Fair use" means commercial use which is not prohibited by copyright.  And so therefore "Fair use" is also irrelevant to personal use.

 

Copyright only applies to commercial use.

 

-- So that's my understanding anyway.  :)

-- Posted by S.BAZ on 2019-08-10 01:08:50   Reply
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@S.BAZ:

I notified the original artist via email as soon as I saw the OldFartMark account. The original artist is based in the U.K. He is a professional artist who happens to also watch my Youtube channel. At any rate, he sent me a reply the very next day that he had just offically, and legally, transfered the copyright to me. So as of 08.05.2019 (the date he said was the official transferal date) I am the copyright holder on this image. Any one who steals, alters, or uses this image without my consent, or uses it to defame, insult, or harass others will be in violation of copyright law.

 

-- Posted by Mark on 2019-08-08 22:54:07   Reply
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@Mark:

As far as the copyright, maybe this can be a way to get Serious' attention!

If you can contact your friend or whoever owns that copyright, and he can take it up with Serious. 

I bet that would bring his attention to the site for a moment... laugh

-- Posted by S.BAZ on 2019-08-05 13:59:03   Reply
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@Mark:

this is the same user who has been cracking trophies with fake voting accounts while Serious is m.i.a.  He's made fake versions of most of us prominent HS users and puts up fake scores to crack trophies, then yes-votes with the other fake accounts to steal trophies. 

Serious apparently thought he had good enough security to stop that, but apparently not.

If he were at least somewhat active he could just delete these fake user accounts.

All we alone can do is wait for Serious or for the troll to get bored, or (etc...)

-- Posted by S.BAZ on 2019-08-03 23:56:45   Reply
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There is a user going by the name OldFartMark who is voting no on my scores, such as my recent score for Go Fish! for the 2600. He is using my avatar, but altered giving me fangs and a Swastika on the forehead! This is unacceptable!!! Furthermore the avatar that I am using was custom made for me by another Youtuber and is copyrighted!!!

 

-- Posted by Mark on 2019-08-03 23:22:35   Reply
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@DustyNES:

I'm glad to do it, I love this site!

some times I'm more active than others but I try to keep at it.

Those two games have been on here a long time and have many scores, so if Serious doesn't show up, there isn't anything we can do except to add a new chart and message everyone with scores on there inviting them to re-submit to the new one.

this trolling thing only rarely happens but this guy has done the worst damage. One or two of my trophies got cracked by a fake SBAZ account.  All of Serious' trophies...   Still, nobody can keep it up for long, so at least I'm sure it will blow over and we can do repairs one way or another!

-- Posted by S.BAZ on 2019-08-02 16:32:00   Reply
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@S.BAZ:

Thank you so much for that ultra quick response!! My trophies were on Gyruss and Marble Madness both on NES.   Thanks for the work you do as an admin!  It’s a really fun site aside from the trolls with fake scores.  

-- Posted by DustyNES on 2019-08-02 12:13:27   Reply
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@DustyNES:

Yes although it's very limited what I can do, same with other admins.

What games did you lose your trophies on?  I can find out if there's anything I can do.

If we need to, we can eventually just make new charts for all the games that got defiled, and users can re-submit to those charts.  Not the happiest option, since some users may have records on there and are no longer active, so those records wouldn't transfer to the new charts.

The only one who can really delete stuff like that it is the site owner, Serious.  Normally that stuff would be deleted by now but he's been unreachable lately.  I don't think any of us has heard from him in a long time, maybe a year.  I hope he's alright.

-- Posted by S.BAZ on 2019-08-02 11:58:43   Reply
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@S.BAZ:

Just curious If there is any way the scores from these fake accounts can be deleted?  Seems quite damaging to the credibility of the site.  I only had a couple world trophies but lost both to some porn themed account.   Thanks!!

-- Posted by DustyNES on 2019-08-02 11:22:57   Reply