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Author: EmP (Mod)
Posted: January 02, 2022 (10:49 AM)
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The Alphamarathon, like all great things, was something I invented and championed. The idea is simple: you have one (1) year to submit a new review for each letter of the alphabet and also #, which nobody likes. Here is a list of people who have previously managed this great feat:

EmP. Joe. Masters. Overdrive. Suskie. aschultz.

Only the first two have completed it more than once. That probably says a lot.

Here are the rules:




1. Skip articles like "a" or "the" in regards to title. For example, The Adventures of Lolo would fall under A, and A Girls Fabric Face falls under G.

2. Only reviews submitted at this website in 2022 count. No offsite reviews, no linking to older reviews.

3. Reposted reviews do not count unless they were significantly overhauled. Your old GameFAQs reviews, for instance, only count if you significantly reworked them. You can also delete your older reviews here, vastly rewrite them and resub them.

4. Only reviews linked in this article count toward you final score. No one is going to go through your list of submitted reviews and update your post here for you, so you'll need to maintain it yourself.

5. If a title starts with a non-alphabetic or non-numeric character, then file it under the first alphabetic or numeric character that appears in name. For instance, .hack Part 3: Outbreak would count as an H game.


Winner: Joe: 27
Collapsed half a mile from the start line: EmP: 3


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Author: JoeTheDestroyer (Mod)
Posted: January 16, 2022 (12:03 AM)
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My goal isn't necessarily to win, but to at least make it this year.

Score: WIN

3DRPG (PC)
Asguaard (PC)
Beavis and Butt-head (SNES)
Chasm (Switch)
Dual Blades (GBA)
Earth Atlantis (PC)
Florence (Switch)
Golden Axe Warrior (SMS)
Hyper Light Drifter (PS4)
Ikari III: The Rescue (NES)
Joana's Life (PC)
Kingdom of Arcadia (PS5)
Lydia (Switch)
Master Reboot (PC)
NFL Football (GB)
Out There Somewhere (PC)
Primal Rage (SNES)
Quiet Thoughts (PC)
Ring King (NES)
Sparklite (Switch)
Toxastra (PC)
Undead Horde (PS5)
Vein Hotel (PC)
WWF Super Wrestlemania (Genesis)
Xenia (PC)
You Have to Win the Game (PC)
ZuPaPa! (NeoGeo)


The only thing my milkshake brings to the yard is a subpoena.

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Author: EmP (Mod)
Posted: January 17, 2022 (01:39 PM)
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That's the best mindset. I think there was a time when it was a flat out race but, these days, I'm just happy to see the finish line. Even if, thanks to you, there's a decent chance I'll finally cover Xmas Zombies this year.

3/27

A: Airstrife - Assault of the Aviators
N: NFL Quarterback Club
Y: You Will (not) Remain


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Author: JoeTheDestroyer (Mod)
Posted: May 06, 2022 (03:33 AM)
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It is done. I acknowledge, though, that the main reason I won is that EmP is out for a bit.


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Author: EmP (Mod)
Posted: May 06, 2022 (09:39 AM)
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To be fair, even the prime version of me was never going to get through this mess in less that half a year. I'd miss that last minute scramble to find a random O game too much.


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Author: overdrive (Mod)
Posted: May 06, 2022 (12:22 PM)
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You did all 27 in barely over 5 months?!?

Well, that's a record that will never be broken. Hell, I doubt I could even write 27 reviews in that amount of time, let alone be so selective with them that I hit every letter (and #) once and only once.


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