High Score Challenge

Flex Your Gaming Skills

Relive the glory days of gaming when nailing the highest ranking meant something.  Players of all skillsets are welcome to participate in a number of high-score challenges where the goal is simple: rack up points while having fun.   

All challenges are free to enter.

 

Friday

Kirby Super Star – Gourmet Race – (SNES) – 4:30pm – 6:00pm

Sponsored by Cakes and Luster

Rules:

  • Grand Prix Mode
  • Must collect more food than King DeDeDe and get the ‘Win!!’ screen for score to count.
  • Lowest overall time wins

 

Mighty! Pang – (Arcade via Supergun*) – 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Rules:

  • Highest score played on ‘Panic Mode’ wins
  • Available controllers: Dualshock or Qanba Drone Joystick

Settings:

  • Game Difficulty: 6
  • Player Number: 3

 

Tetris: The Grand Master – (Playstation) – 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Sponsored by Capycade

Rules:

  • Highest Score Wins
  • Available Controllers: Dualshock or Qanba Drone Joystick

 

Extended Freeplay – 8:15pm until end of day

Saturday

Donkey Kong Country Competition Cartridge – (SNES) – 10:30am – 12:30pm

Rules:

  • Highest Score Wins!

Notes:

  • The ‘repeating the same portion of the first stage over and over’ strategy is banned for for this High Score Challenge.  Sorry power gamers!

 

Galaga – (Arcade Port via PS2) – 11:00am – 2:00pm

Rules:

  • Highest Score Wins
  • Available Controllers: Dualshock or Qanba Drone Joystick

 

Just Dance 4 – (Xbox 360) – 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Rules:

  • Highest Score Wins

Settings:

  • Song will be selected day of the event

 

Nibbler – (Arcade) – 2:30pm – 5:30pm

Rules:

  • Highest Score Wins

 

Harmful Park – (Playstation) – 3:30pm – 5:30pm

Sponsored by Capycade

Rules:

  • Highest Score Wins
  • Available Controllers: Dualshock or Qanba Drone Joystick

Settings:

  • Very Hard Difficulty
  • Score Attack Mode

 

Crash Team Racing – (Playstation) – 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Rules:

  • Time Trial Mode
  • Fastest Time Wins
  • Stage – Tiny Arena

 

Dig Dug – (Arcade Port via PS2) – 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Rules:

  • Highest Score Wins
  • Available Controllers: Dualshock or Qanba Drone Joystick

 

Extended Freeplay – 8:15pm until end of day

Sunday

Pinball: Revenge of the Gator – (Gameboy via Super Gameboy) – 10:30am – 12:30pm

Rules:

  • Highest Score Wins

Marvel vs Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes – 1 Credit Score Attack – (Arcade via Supergun*) 11:00am – 3:00pm

Rules:

  • No continues, when you lose or beat the game (whichever comes first) your score will be recorded
  • All characters (including hidden characters) are allowed. A version of the game where the hidden characters are accessible on the character select screen without needing to know the codes to pick them will be used for ease of access
  • Available controllers: Dualshock or Qanba Drone Joystick

Settings:

  • Continue: Off
  • Difficulty: Expert
  • Mode Select: Manual Only
  • Join-In: Off
  • Game Speed: Turbo 2

 

Crazy Taxi – (Dreamcast) – 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Rules:

  • Record total money earned, highest amount wins

Settings:

  • Arcade > Play by Arcade Rules

 

Extended Freeplay – 3:15pm until end of day

CHALLENGE

Friday August 11

Saturday August 12

Sunday August 13

Crash Bandicoot Warped

Friday August 11 4:30 PM

Time trial mode on the Buglite Stage, fastest time wins!

Donkey Kong Jr.

Friday August 11 5PM

Arcade Classic Donkey Kong Jr.! Highest score wins!

Metal Gear Solid 2

Friday August 11 6:30PM

Skate on Big Shell with Snake or Raiden! Highest score wins!

Yoshi's Touch & Go

Friday August 11 8:30 PM

Use the stylus to guide Yoshi & Baby Mario through each area in Marathon mode! Longest yards traveled wins!

Crisis Wing at LI Retro

Saturday August 12 10:30 AM

Blast some baddies in Crisis Win, a nostalgic pixel art style space shump published by VGNY Soft.

Highest score in Time Attack mode wins!

mr driller dreamcast

Saturday August 12 11AM

Highest score wins!

Fighter's Destiny N64

Saturday August 12 1PM

See how long you can survive against…a cow (?)…in this slept-on N64 fighter.

Whoever survives the longest wins!

Just Dance tournament

Saturday August 12 2:30 PM

Dance your heart out to Barbie Girl in Just Dance! Highest score wins!

Hermes tournament

Saturday August 12 3:30 PM

Watch your bladder as you chase after a chicken in this pixel platformer published by VGMYsoft!

Highest combined score from the first 3 stages wins!

pokemon puzzle league

Saturday August 12 6PM

See how high of a score you can rack up in two minutes in the Pokemon Puzzle League Time Zone!  Highest Score wins!

Dig Dug tournament

Saturday August 12 6PM

Arcade Classic Dig Dug is back again! Highest score wins!

No One Can Stop Mr. Domino

Sunday August 13 10:30 AM

The rumors are true, he cannot be stopped! See how high of a score you can get on Stage 1 of this bizarre PS1 puzzle game!

Ridge Racer Type 4

Sunday August 13 11AM

See how fast you can zoom around the “Out of the Blue” track in R4.  Fastest time wins!

Magical Tetris Challenge

Sunday August 13 1PM

See how your skills stack up in this Disney themed version of Tetris.  Highest score wins!