Competition Cart: Post Your Scores!

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Competition Cart: Post Your Scores!

Postby Termingamer2-JD » October 24th, 2015, 4:49 am

My first go on the cart, I get a score 2197, probably thanks to dying a couple of times in problem. but I have played the levels a ton of times anyway, so yeah. To you, it is bad.

The record at the competition was something around 5900, which has been broken anyway long time ago.

:k: :o: :n: :g:

Post your scores here and what level you got to. Make sure you provide screenshots.
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Re: Competition Cart: Post Your Scores!

Postby Mattrizzle » November 9th, 2015, 8:49 am

3,332 is my highest score after playing the competition cart a few times today. I made it to the crawlspace just before the Continue Barrel in Bouncy Bonanza.
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Re: Competition Cart: Post Your Scores!

Postby Tompa » November 9th, 2015, 9:36 am

This is just a rough test I did quite recently: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dqKIMUnNdnU

It was mainly meant to show off some faster strategies than I saw at TwinGalaxies. I didn't really time anything to see when it is faster to waste time for more points etc.

Also: I did that with save states on an emulator, so it doesn't count anyway! Just for show =).
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Re: Competition Cart: Post Your Scores!

Postby Mattrizzle » November 10th, 2015, 1:37 pm

Here's a breakdown of how many points various events add to your score:
1 Each Banana collected
10 Red Extra Life Balloon collected
Continue Barrel broken
Barrel broken
Animal Crate broken (except for Enguarde's, which gives 0 points)
Each Letter collected
Kritter defeated
Gnawty defeated
Krusha defeated
Klaptrap defeated
Slippa defeated
Manky Kong defeated
Klump defeated
Coconut-throwing Necky defeated (flying Necky awards 0 points)
Army defeated
Chomps defeated
Chomps Jr. defeated
Bitesize defeated
25 Zinger defeated
50 Green Extra Life Balloon collected
Bonus Area entered
100 Blue Extra Life Balloon collected
All 4 Letters collected
250 Level completed
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Re: Competition Cart: Post Your Scores!

Postby Geno » November 11th, 2015, 2:07 am

Whoa, kinda weird how Enguarde's crate gives 0 points, when the others give 10

I assume that's because you can't jump on it or hit it with a barrel?

The flying Necky giving no points is also odd, although I guess they just forgot about it, haha
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Re: Competition Cart: Post Your Scores!

Postby CountryFan » November 11th, 2015, 9:16 pm

Somewhat correct.

I placed an Enguarde crate in Jungle Hijinx, and got no points for jumping on it (furthermore, :dk-tf: had to jump on it twice to break it, :diddy-r: couldn't do it at all!), however I DID get 10 points from throwing a barrel at the crate.
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Re: Competition Cart: Post Your Scores!

Postby Qyzbud » November 11th, 2015, 10:14 pm

Thanks for posting a scoring breakdown, Mattrizzle; it's great to have that for reference. :swanky:

I haven't played this version of the game in a while, and I don't recall my scores. I think I was always more interested in seeing how far I could get (which I also can't remember :P), but I do like having the score tracked as an extra challenge.

CountryFan wrote:I placed an Enguarde crate in Jungle Hijinx [...] :dk-tf: had to jump on it twice to break it, :diddy-r: couldn't do it at all!


Ah, interesting experiment! That is very peculiar... the only "two hits required" things I can think of in the game* are the Manky Kongs in the Japanese version of DKC, and that's with Diddy's attacks rather than DK's. I wonder if this Enguarde crate behaviour is the same in vanilla DKC... :scratch:

[...] however I DID get 10 points from throwing a barrel at the crate.


Presumably that'd be more to do with breaking the barrel than the crate, though — right?


*Armys don't really count because it's not about the number of hits — it's about the Army's current behaviour.
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