Tempest (Atari 5200)

Score: 18,528
World Ranking: 1
Scored By: kamakazi20012 (MLA)
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Tempest 18,528 points
Tempest 18,528 points
Tempest 18,528 points
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I just received this game in the mail today and thought I would post a score for it. I hope to improve my score soon. Those with a 5200 I highly recommend this game.
-- Posted by kamakazi20012 on 2014-04-14 15:25:51   Reply
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Welcome back, Kamakazi!!

-- Posted by Serious on 2014-04-14 17:57:43   Reply
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Thank you, Serious.  Have missed my HS friends smiley Time to get back to posting some more high scores I think.  The site is looking really good.  If you ever need anything hit me up.  I will be more than willing to help the best I can.

-- Posted by kamakazi20012 on 2014-04-14 20:04:17   Reply
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I would love a 5200, but unfortunately I'm in Europe :( maybe someday...

-- Posted by Fr0st on 2014-04-16 08:25:54   Reply
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This game is for sure a challenge to play.  I can't make it very far in the game on the Regular setting (default).  I tried it on Novice a few times and it is a bit easier but all that does is slow down the speed of everything to be killed.  This game really gives a 5200 controller a work out.  Would love to try this game with a Trak-Ball someday.

-- Posted by kamakazi20012 on 2014-04-16 21:46:31   Reply
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Hopefully you can get a 5200 someday.  Yea they were known for their controller issues but that is to be expected on a 30 year old system.  How many 2600 controllers are discovered in poor shape these days?  The 5200 remains my personal all-time favorite console and I highly believe that it has achieved everything Atari set out to do when they designed it.  Loads of arcade hits that perform well even those that don't look identical to the arcade originals.

-- Posted by kamakazi20012 on 2014-04-17 02:30:53   Reply