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Re: Watch Tim McVey attempt to reclaim Nibbler World Record

by jfe2 Mon Sep 12, 2011 10:48 am

J T wrote:So this isn't the Timothy Mcvey the Oklahoma bomber then?

That's what I was wondering... :lol:
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Re: Watch Tim McVey attempt to reclaim Nibbler World Record

by RyaNtheSlayA Mon Sep 12, 2011 11:08 am

Poor guy. He has a reason to nerdrage. :lol:
I'm still not sure whether I'm a kid or a squid now.
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Re: Watch Tim McVey attempt to reclaim Nibbler World Record

by YoshiEgg25 Sun Dec 25, 2011 10:38 pm

Tim's less than an hour from the record. Everyone jump in and watch Nibbler roll over a billion! This has only happened once since 1984. Huge thing to see!

http://www.twitch.tv/sprinter461

Big names in the chat, including Walter Day, Patrick Scott Patterson, current Nibbler WR holder Rick Carter, and others.
Gaming accomplishments:
Nibbler (marathon): 251,169,160 / Nibbler (one life): 5,263,360 (WR)
Donkey Kong: 423,100 [L12-1] (150th place as of 2019-01-15)
Super Smash Bros. (N64): Ranked top 5 in Wisconsin from Q1 2016 to Q2 2017
Shrek SuperSlam: won largest tournament in game's history (Shrekfest 2018)

Speedrun.com Profile (contains multiple WRs)
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Re: Watch Tim McVey attempt to reclaim Nibbler World Record

by retrosportsgamer Sun Dec 25, 2011 11:48 pm

Pretty neat to catch the record being broken - how does one die in that game exactly?
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Re: Watch Tim McVey attempt to reclaim Nibbler World Record

by YoshiEgg25 Sun Dec 25, 2011 11:56 pm

retrosportsgamer wrote:Pretty neat to catch the record being broken - how does one die in that game exactly?

Running the snake's head into its body or running out of time.

You can get game over in three ways:

1. Running out of lives.
2. Your game turning off for whatever reason.
3. Going over 128 lives and dying. Basically overflows the life number holder. This is what Tim usually worries about and what doomed him last time I posted about this.
Gaming accomplishments:
Nibbler (marathon): 251,169,160 / Nibbler (one life): 5,263,360 (WR)
Donkey Kong: 423,100 [L12-1] (150th place as of 2019-01-15)
Super Smash Bros. (N64): Ranked top 5 in Wisconsin from Q1 2016 to Q2 2017
Shrek SuperSlam: won largest tournament in game's history (Shrekfest 2018)

Speedrun.com Profile (contains multiple WRs)
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Re: Watch Tim McVey attempt to reclaim Nibbler World Record

by retrosportsgamer Mon Dec 26, 2011 12:21 am

^ Thanks - wasn't picked up how many lives he had from the live feed so this makes a ton more sense. Very cool.
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Re: Watch Tim McVey attempt to reclaim Nibbler World Record

by YoshiEgg25 Mon Dec 26, 2011 12:22 am

retrosportsgamer wrote:^ Thanks - wasn't picked up how many lives he had from the live feed so this makes a ton more sense. Very cool.

Yeah, 100 and above the number gets weird. He's at 49 right now. He went and took a shower and lost around 20 or something.
Gaming accomplishments:
Nibbler (marathon): 251,169,160 / Nibbler (one life): 5,263,360 (WR)
Donkey Kong: 423,100 [L12-1] (150th place as of 2019-01-15)
Super Smash Bros. (N64): Ranked top 5 in Wisconsin from Q1 2016 to Q2 2017
Shrek SuperSlam: won largest tournament in game's history (Shrekfest 2018)

Speedrun.com Profile (contains multiple WRs)
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Re: Watch Tim McVey attempt to reclaim Nibbler World Record

by Jayson Mon Dec 26, 2011 11:16 pm

J T wrote:So this isn't the Timothy Mcvey the Oklahoma bomber then?


I was about to post that he had an unfortunate name despite the spelling!
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