RETRO GAUNTLET!

prize purse:

Prize donated by vendors, sponsors and corresponding trophy. 

1. overview

The ​Retro Game Gauntlet uses the 1990 Nintendo World Championships game. 

 It features three games: Super Mario Bros., Rad Racer and Tetris. The player has a total of 6 minutes 21 seconds to play all three games. 

game one: super mario bros.

The first game is Super Mario Bros. The player starts with 99 lives. The game ends when collecting 50 coins and then the next game, Rad Racer starts. 

game two: rad racer

The second game is Rad Racer. After clearing the track in Rad Racer the player can progress to Tetris. 

game three: tetris

Tetris is the third and final game, and plays in marathon mode until time expires. 

After the player plays a round of each game, their scores are totaled. Each score is adjusted. The player's score in Super Mario Bros. is not adjusted, their score in Rad Racer is multiplied by ten, and the score in Tetris is multiplied by 25.

KEY STRATEGY: Reach Tetris as quickly as possible as it is the best way to achieve high scores.

2. attempts

Each player will be able to record three(3) attempts. 

3. PAUSING

If you must pause, you must clear it with your opponent and only when you have possession. 1st pause without notice is a warning, 2nd is an automatic 2-pt score from opponent, 3rd is potential forfeit of match. 

4. SYSTEM MALFUNCTIONS

If game/system malfunctions during game play, the player will have an opportunity to restart. Tournament officials will make official decisions on system malfunctions.  

5. TOURNAMENT DISPUTES

Tournament referees decide all disputes. 

6. TAMPERING

Participants are not allowed to hook up streaming or recording devices to any system that is in play during the tournament. Those caught doing so will be immediately removed from the tournament.

7. BROKEN RULES/RIGHTS OF OFFICIALS

Any broken rules  will be left to the judges to deem consequence. Typically, first offense is a warning, a second is a reduction in score, a third will be forfeiture of the game and fourth banned from the tournament.

 

Tournament officials reserve the right to change, update, clarify, add or subtract rules, if deemed necessary.

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