Hi-score submissions

Rules For Submissions!

Rules for submissions. (Updated 11/03/2021).

Arcade.

1.Must be original Midway/Namco hardware. No bootlegs/hacks.

2.Game settings. For Dip Switch setting see below.

3.Video footage of the entire gameplay is required no exceptions.

4.Recording your gameplay.

5.Make sure the game display is fully visible and the score can be clearly seen.

6.Start your Recording, Say your name and location (Optional), State the date and time (Optional).

7.Turn on your game to show the startup/Boot sequence. (If your game is already on, turn it off and on to show the startup/Boot sequence.).

8.Switch the test switch to on to display the game settings (optional).

9.Start your game.

When your game has ended you MUST show the inside of your game cabinet to clearly show the game pcb, roms & dip switch settings. State finish time h/m/s for speed runs.

Video footage can be streamed live on YouTube or Twitch.

Performance footage must be supplied by a link to the stream highlight/VOD or YouTubevideo

Important!

For streamed Twitch and YouTube video links .You must make reasonable effort to make video evidence permanent.

M.A.M.E Submission’s (all settings are the same as Arcade tracks see below)

Rom versions.

Only these Rom sets will be accepted.

Pac-Man

Puckman.zip 

Pacman.zip

Pacmanf.zip (turbo/fast rom)

Ms.Pac-Man

Mspacman.zip

Mspacmnf.zip (turbo/fast rom)

Emulator.

Wolf Mame 0.106 to present versions must be used. INP  + Wlf file is Required for verification.NO EXCEPTIONS.

Only one game attempt per INP file. If your attempt fails please start a new INP recording. The average recorded speed in the INP must be at least 90%.

Score Tracks.

Pac-Man(Arcade/M.A.M.E)

Pac-Man (3+1 Settings) for Dip Switches see below.

3 Lives

Bonus at 10,000pts.

Game is over when all lives are lost. No Continues allowed.

For M.A.M.E use the pacman.zip or puckman.zip rom set.

Pac-Man (5+1 Settings) for Dip Switches see below.

5 Lives

Bonus at 10,000 pts.

Game is over when all lives are lost. No Continues.

For M.A.M.E use the pacman.zip or puckman.zip rom set.

Pac-Man (fastest time perfect) for Dip Switches see below.

Same settings for 5+1.

For M.A.M.E use the pacman.zip or puckman.zip rom set.

Pac-Man (fast Rom) for Dip Switches see below.

Rom 6F (arcade) can be replaced for the speedup hack for this submission ONLY..

For M.A.M.E use the pacmanf.zip rom set.

Same Dip settings apply for or 5+1 games.

NO OTHER HACKS WILL BE PERMITTED FOR ALL SCORE TRACKS.

Pac-Man (Bitkit Fpga Jamma multigame system)

Lives 3 or 5 

Bonus 10,000

freeplay is allowed

Special rules: you must show the soft dip switch settings from the settings menu.

Ms.Pac-Man (Arcade/M.A.M.E)

Ms.Pac-man (Factory speed) for Dip Switches see below.

Lives 3

Bonus at 10,000.

This is the factory default settings giving 3 lives to start and a bonus life 10,000 pts. Game is over when all lives are lost. No Continues.

For M.A.M.E use the mspacman.zip rom set.

Ms.Pac-Man (Turbo speed) for Dip Switches see below.

Lives 3

Bonus at 10,000.

Rom 6F can be replaced for the speedup hack for this submission ONLY..

This is the factory default settings giving 3 lives to start and a bonus life 10,000 pts. Game is over when all lives are lost. No Continues.

For M.A.M.E use the mspacmnf.zip rom set.

Dip Switch settings:

Pac-man/Ms Pac-Man (factory setting) (3+1)

Sw1 —————————off /on

Sw2 —————————on

Sw3————————— on

Sw4—————————off

Sw5—————————on

Sw6—————————on

Sw7—————————off

Sw8—————————off

Note: these are the default factory settings. Free-play is allowed.

Pac-man (setting) (5+1)

Sw1 —————————off /on

Sw2 —————————on

Sw3—————————off

Sw4—————————off

Sw5—————————on

Sw6—————————on

Sw7—————————off

Sw8—————————off

Note: these are the settings for 5+1 games and Perfect attempts .Free-play is allowed.

Special rules. 

Leaderboards may have their own Special Rules. It is up to the player to be familiar with those rules.

Screenshots and photographs are not sufficient evidence for a score.

Any score may be rejected if video quality is poor.

Any score may be rejected if a player uses a technique or method not mentioned here, if it violates the spirit of the game and the spirit of fair play.

Important!

For streamed Twitch and YouTube video links .You must make reasonable effort to make video evidence permanent.

Filename format for INP files..

Name-game-score-track-wolfmame version. E.g Joe Bloggs- Pacman -2000-Mame factory-106.zip. prefix with W for Wolfmame e.g. w106.

It is essential you state the WolfMame version used to record your INP file for correct playback of your recording.

Please Register to the Forum to submit your score submission. Unregistered submissions will not be permitted.

Score Submissions can be submitted in the Hi-Score submissions forum or via our Discord channel https://discord.gg/5qb7wQMD .please make a new Topic for each submission.

Please upload your Zip file from the attachment field on your submission entry Topic.

CONTACT.

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