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New Record In Pac-Man

Soulskill posted more than 5 years ago | from the dot-dot-dot dept.

Classic Games (Games) 10

inKubus writes "40-year-old David Race of Beaver Creek, OH has become the 6th gamer in history to gain a perfect score on the original Pac-Man video arcade game. Even more noteworthy is the fact that he's done it in faster time than any gamer in history, putting him at the top of a short list of gamers who have achieved perfection on the original arcade machine."

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What rom was used? (2, Insightful)

Darbacour (1606895) | more than 5 years ago | (#29475639)

Did he play the original rom? or the "randomizer" version of Pac-Man? Or does anyone care anymore at this point?

Re:What rom was used? (1)

Raptor851 (1557585) | more than 5 years ago | (#29508719)

"on the original arcade machine." AFAIK (can't get to the article from work) the arcade records are always on original hardware.

what music? (1)

Canazza (1428553) | more than 5 years ago | (#29476045)

Was he listening to Rush?

Re:what music? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#29492657)

I LOVE THAT SHOW!!!

Jesus (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#29476101)

TwinGalaxies.com (Press Release) - Sep 11, 2009 - A newcomer to the world of competitive video gaming has gained perhaps it's most sought after prize.

You know it's a professional website when a "press release" has a grammatical mistake in the fist sentence.

Re:Jesus (3, Funny)

Thundarr Trollgrim (847077) | more than 5 years ago | (#29476809)

You know it's Slashdot when a "grammar nazi" has a spelling mistake in their criticism of a sentence.

Re:Jesus (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#29480689)

It was there for ironing.

It all makes sense! (1)

Antarctic Pirates (1640435) | more than 5 years ago | (#29480863)

I can see why he got a perfect score so fast. He's from Beaver Creek, OH.

Beavercreek, not Beaver Creek (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#29480955)

See subject...

For his next accomplishment... (1)

popo (107611) | more than 5 years ago | (#29488415)

...Mr. Race will attempt to lose his virginity...

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