The times required to beat in Barnstorming by Activision to earn an Activision patch were: Game 1: 33.3 seconds, Game 2: 51.0 seconds, Game 3: 54.0 seconds. The best advice in Barnstorming is to read the manual, so that you know all of the nuances of the game. The manual gives some really good tips. Make sure both difficulty switches are set to B. Barnstorming was designed by Steve Cartwright.
Use absolutely as little vertical movement as possible. Each pixel that you move vertically adds to your time in the end. Find the most advantageous path through the geese that requires as little vertical movement as possible. Keep the button held down at all times to sustain maximum acceleration throughout the course. When you do it correctly, there is no need to slow down at all on game 1. Good luck!
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When you are ready to submit a world record score for Barnstorming by Activision you can check the scoreboard here: https://www.twingalaxies.com/game/barnstorming/atari-2600-vcs
And when you’ve earned your patch, just visit https://www.ActivisionPatches.com