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September 1983
American Edition
Electronic Gaming Magazine of World Records®

Note: The following has the spelling errors from the Original edition corrected.

To ascertain what scores in video games are actually world records, a nation wide competition was held under the auspices of Twin Galaxies with Walter Day as coordinator, across the continent.

The results of the competition are in the accompanying chart. The winners and their scores have
been verified by qualified judges. This was the first competition of this kind and plans are to
continue this under the same auspices annually.

The Below is the September 1983 Twin Galaxies World Records

Electronic Gaming Magazine of World Records September 1983 Video Game High Scores All high score are in Alphabetical Order As Written September1983: JoyStick Magazine: 1983 September JoyStik Magazine Page: 64 Joystik Charts compiled by Send your high scores to the Twin Galaxies International Scorebaord: 226 E. Main St., Ottumwa, IA, 52501. Please include a signed verification of your score(s) from the owner or manager of the arcade in which the score was achieved. Also, be sure to include the bonus and difficulty settings from the machine you plyaed, and any comments you wish to make about the game.
Game Player High Score Date Arcade Location Amidar Joel Barrett 18,201,100 8/13/82 Pot of Gold: Kenosha, WI Asteroids Leo Daniels 40,101,910 2/06/82 Ocean View Corp.: Carolina Beach, NC Asteroids Deluxe Leo Daniels 2,269,230 5/03/83 Light Years Amusement: Wrightsville Beach, NC Battle Zone Steven Ritger 9,855,000 3/12/83 Time Out Arcade, Springfield, VA Berzerk Ron Bailey 77,490 3/22/83 Time Out Arcade: Gastonia, NC Buck Rogers Bruce Borsato 313,330 3/08/83 Electric Pizazz; Trail, British Columbia Burger Time Chuck Coss 4,163,250 1/27/83 Aladdin's Castle: Steubenville, OH Centipede Darren Olson 15,207,353 10/15/82 Reflexions: Calgary, Alberta Defender Burt Jennings 76,377,300 4/08/83 Outer Limits: Durham, NC Dig Dug Ken Arthur 4,129,600 1/20/83 Video Games, Inc.: Blacksburg, VA Donkey Kong Bill Mitchell 874,300 11/1/82 Twin Galaxies: Ottumwa, IA Donkey Kong Jr Bill Mitchell 957,300 11/1/82 Twin Galaxies: Ottumwa, IA Food Fight Steve Harris 895,140 3/22/83 Bob's IGA: Kansas City, MO Frenzy Mike Mann 4,789,909 3/04/83 The Arcade: Oak Park Heights, MN Frogger Mark Robichek 442,330 8/30/82 Phil's: Lakewood, CA Front Line Bob Tomasavich 278,500 4/05/83 Haunted Trails: Burbank, IL Galaga Mike Lynn 12,753,570 12/29/82 Outer Limits: Durham, NC Galaxian Chip Davis 367,720 1/17/83 John Brown U.: Fayetteville, AR Gorf Jason Smith 2,220,000 2/13/83 Gold Mine: Midland, TX Joust Robbie Saunders 35,057,100 4/07/83 Outer Limits: Durham, NC Jungle King Chris Knight 1,045,700 4/06/83 Putt Putt of Conyers: Conyers, GA Make Trax Randy Bortot 1,834,660 9/01/82 The Arcade: Cambridge, MN Millipede Eric Ginner 1,720,392 3/05/83 Golfland USA: Sunnyvale, CA Missile Command Victor Ali 69,739,020 1/21/83 Cinedome 7 : San Francisco, CA Moon Patrol Mark Robichek 1,214,600 3/11/83 Golfland USA: Mountain View, CA Ms. Pac-Man Chris O'Brien 347,400 12/27/82 Fun Time Game Center: San Diego, CA Omega Race Craig Nichols 2,638,800 6/06/82 Arcade Alley: Glendora, CA Pac-Man Mike Lepkosky 8,161,270 11/05/82 Fantasy Freeway: Houston, TX Pengo Kevin Leisner 809,990 2/25/83 Mission Control: Racine, WI Phoenix Mark Schreader 987,620 3/17/83 Cloverleaf Miniature Golf: N. Miami Beach, FL Pole Position Mike Klug 65,460 2/28/83 Video Paradise: San Jose, CA Popeye Steve Haris 317,850 3/31/83 KC Pro Bowl: Kansas City, MO Q*bert Ben Gold 17,899,325 3/27/83 Pro Video Game Center: Dallas, TX Qix Bill Camden 1,666,604 1/15/83 Galaxy 1: Lynchburg, VA Reactor Todd Mayberry 396,731* 2/11/83 Mack's Gold Mine: Kennett, MO Rescue Roddy Rodolfo 419,555 1/02/83 Putt Putt Golf: Fort Worth, TX Robotron Ed O'Neil 252,114,350 1/23/83 Outer Limits: Durham, NC Satan's Hollow Michael Ward 8,692,035 2/11/83 Odyssey: Madison, WI Scramble John Norman 999,250 12/06/82 Light Years Amusement: Wrightsvillle Beach, SC Space Duel David Covell 577,710 12/04/82 Bun 'n Games: Kenosha, WI Space Invaders Ned Troide 210,000 8/01/82 Barrel of Fun: Clearwater, FL Space Invaders Deluxe Matt Brass 425,230 9/16/82 Modern West: Helena, MT Star Trek Richard Borcher 20,916,075 4/01/83 Fun 'n Games: Santa Maria, CA Stargate Roger Mangum 71,473,400 4/08/83 Outer Limits: Durham, NC Tempest Lee Hedrich 5,829,783 3/09/83 Arcade City of Florida: Naples, FL Time Pilot John Roberts 1,892,000 2/27/83 Great Escape: Plattsburg, NY Super Pac-Man Kevin Fisher 456,190 7/11/82 Video Invasion: Dunkirk, MO Supper Zaxxon Gary Hatt 151,100 2/27/83 Starship Video: Upland, CA Time Pilot John Roberts 1,892,000 2/27/83 Great Escape: Plattsburgh, NY Tron Allen Rager 8,203,510 4/10/83 Video Land: Millington, TN Turbo Tom Brandney 127,631 1/20/83 Aladdin's Castle: Cranberry City, PA Tutankham Mark Robichek 1,004,980 4/03/83 Golfland: Milpitas, CA Xevious Tim Williams 2,737,420 10/01/83 Mr. Bill's: Moscow, ID Zaxxon Roger Mangum 2,326,350 12/28/82 Outer Limits: Durham, NC

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