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Old 11-12-2016, 02:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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1CC Arcade Rule?

I don't quite understand why the 1CC rules for arcade games exists when it comes to clearing games. It totally makes sense for determining high score, but not when it's just a speed run. Having to continue takes extra time, so continuing isn't really cheating.

That said, there should be at least one rule about it: the player can only use one credit at a time (no using credits to add lives or restore health). This means play until the "continue" screen appears, and only then add another credit.
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Old 11-12-2016, 11:10 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: 1CC Arcade Rule?

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I don't quite understand why the 1CC rules for arcade games exists when it comes to clearing games. It totally makes sense for determining high score, but not when it's just a speed run. Having to continue takes extra time, so continuing isn't really cheating.

That said, there should be at least one rule about it: the player can only use one credit at a time (no using credits to add lives or restore health). This means play until the "continue" screen appears, and only then add another credit.
I think you will find a large portion of the competitive gaming community will disagree with you on this. Being able to complete an arcade game on one credit requires great skill. Continuing does not.

You still get points for clearing a game which would become meaningless if anyone can do so by continuing until they make it. I personally would be against this.
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Old 11-13-2016, 03:14 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: 1CC Arcade Rule?

Right, beating the game on one credit is the credential. Take as long as you like, or do it as quick as you like, doesn't matter.
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Re: 1CC Arcade Rule?

sounds like you needa git gud
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