Lonnie McDonald is Jousting around the country
Lonnie McDonald is on a quest to post 9,999,999 scores on every classic Joust video arcade game in America! The early 80s Joust champ hit 24 different locations across the country in 2011 and is continuing his tour into 2012. Check the map below to see everywhere he has been and bookmark the main page today to track McDonald's Joust quest as it grows more and more!
Joust expert taking classic arcade skills across the country (Examiner.com - September 6, 2011)
Classic arcade game champ continues to 'Joust' his way across country (Examiner.com - October 3, 2011)
Classic arcade game champ heading to Portland's Ground Kontrol (Examiner.com - October 10, 2011)
I didn't know they recorded 9,999,999 different scores on a single cabinet.
This is cool and all, but more background for me maybe? I dont see why anyone would/could spend the time and money to do this. I mean, if I had the money, id do the same on every tetris machine, but i dont...
Sweet he's coming to the city right next to where I live in October. I might go check it out.
I had to read that a couple of times becuase the way it is written makes it seem like he is try to post scores on 9,999,999 machines. Maybe "post a score of 9,999,999 on every..." would be better?
I've met him over at Disney Quest two weekends ago. Oh man, he was halfway done with achieving that score on one of the two machines and it froze on him. Needless to say, by the time we closed the building down, he managed to accomplish his goal there. He was real cool.