SydLexia.com NES Championship - 2008

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The first official SydLexia NES Championship!

Contents

The Contest

Official Thread: SydLexia Forums Thread


Okay guys and girl(s), here it is. The chance to brag, the chance to gloat, the chance to rub your challengers face in all that is your greatness.

- Douche McCallister


10 NES events to be chosen by Douche McCallister & Syd Lexia

To be listed at the start of the scoring week

All winning videos will be posted on the following account. http://www.youtube.com/user/NESChallenge

Notices & Updates

  • NOTICE - Update - If you beg, you will probably be allowed in because Douche is a fucking pussy who can't say no. Well... either that or he is just a nice guy. Wed Jun 25, 2008 10: 26(Sad but true)
  • NOTICE - Update: Sign-ups were extended until June 23rd.
  • NOTICE - Update: Sign-ups are extended until Monday June 2nd, we are still starting on May 27th though, just to give any last minute people a chance to sign up before the first round is over. After that your going to be SOL sorry.

Rules

  1. This is a decathlon. 10 games, 10 rounds. You don't have to play in all of them.
  2. Depending on how many people want to play in it will determine the points for each place.
  3. A video must be submitted for score to be counted. If your emulator can not record there are numerous video capturing softwares available, free.
  4. Please refrain from using cheats & save states, this isn't a contest to see who the best cheater is.
  5. The game for the respective round will named at the start of the week.
  6. Sign-ups will be for two weeks, (Deadline: May 27th) this gives some time for those who don't frequent as often a chance to see it. If any lurkers are present and you want to participate now's your chance. (You don't have to post but it is encouraged)

Requirements

The Games

Week 1 - The Legend of Zelda

Week 2 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Week 3 - Pin Bot

Week 4 - Contra

Week 5 - Super Mario Bros.

  • When: June 24th - July 1st
  • Game: Super Mario Bros.
  • Challenge: Beat Super Mario Bros. 1, collecting as few coins as possible. In the event of a tie, fastest time will be the tiebreaker.
  • Winners: Full list
    1. Looter - 0 coins 7min (Video)
    2. Not Sure - 0 coins 9min
    3. McScurvy - 6 coins 8:27

Week 6 - Double Dragon 3

Week 7 - Castle of Dragon

Week 8 - The Guardian Legend

  • When: July 15th - July 22nd
  • Game: The Guardian Legend
  • Challenge: Get the furthest using the TGL passcode.
  • Winners: TBD

Week 9 - Castlevania III

  • When: July 22nd - July 29th
  • Game: Castlevania III
  • Challenge: Enter the name URATA when you start the game. This will start you with Sypha Belnades as your second character. Switch to Sypha and use her for the duration of the game. Make it as far as you can without continuing. Tiebreaker will be score.
  • Winners: TBD

Week 10 - Bubble Bobble

  • When: July 22nd - August 5th
  • Game: Bubble Bobble
  • Challenge: Use the code EGJIJ to start at the boss. Trap him in a bubble, let him escape, then beat his angry form. Tiebreaker is time.
  • Winners: TBD

Participants & Results

Below is a list of the participants as well as their results. This chart does not reflect the scoring system, just the placing for each challenge.

Name Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10
anorexorcist NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
Blackout Boy NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
Bluey NE NE 08 10 NE 09 09
Cpt. Fantastic 08 07 NE NE NE NE NE
Char Aznable NE NE 10 NE NE NE NE
crookshow NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
DarknessDeku NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
docinsano NE 06 NE NE 07 04 07
dummies_ch2 NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
ged1928 NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
Ghandi 03 03 01 04 04 02 04
GPFontaine DNC 10 11+ 11+ 09 08 10
JEW 10 NE NE NE NE NE NE
JonSnow NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
Knyte NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
LeviathanMist 04 NE NE NE NE NE NE
Looter NE NE NE NE 01 NE 02
MakonX NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
Rolioisjello NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
McScurvy 09 04 06 07 03 07 05
Mr. Bomberman NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
Murdar Machene NE NE NE 01 NE NE NE
Not Sure 01 01 02 02 02 03 03
Quantinuum NE NE NE 03 NE 01 06
RayJack NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
scamrock 02 08 04 08 08 NE NE
Sevymn 05 08 09 NE NE NE NE
Shut up, Dorn NE NE NE NE NE NE NE
SSNintendo NE 05 07 09 06 06 08
UsaSatsui 06 09 03 06 05 05 01
Valdronius 07 02 05 05 NE NE NE
  • 11+ = Not Ranked in the Top 10
  • DNC = Did Not Complete - Submitted an attempt, but was unable to complete the challenge
  • NE = No Entry Submitted

Winner

Douche is probably never going to post the results for the final rounds, but Not Sure won. A lot.

Controversy

  • The Week 7 Challenge, the Castle of Dragon speedrun, frustrated the hell out of many partipants. Complaints were lodged that the game was too awful and participants demanded a new game. These complaints were ignored. This challenge was devised by Syd.
  • Although it is commonly misconceived that NotSure won, this is untrue. It was later discovered that he is a robot, and he was disqualified from the competition. For his bravery in fending off the laser attack that accompanied enraging a robot, FNJ was awarded the title, despite not competing after the first round.
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