Brandon Erickson, a 25-year-old math and science tutor in Portland, Oregon, has been playing the 1983 Star Wars arcade game since Saturday, and sometime today he expects to break the current record of 300,007,894 points.
Erickson only gets seven second breaks every two minutes of game play between rounds, but Anthony Ramos, owner of Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade where Erickson is playing, says the joystick master has learned to do quite a few things in seven seconds like changing his clothes.
When Erickson has to go to the bathroom he uses a privacy screen and a milk jug and has a good friend empty it in the toilet for him. Hes been on a liquid diet to avoid going No. 2.
Ericksons goal is more than making a name for himself: Hes taking donations to raise money for Portlands public schools.
So far hes only brought in $317, but hes still taking pledges at email@example.com
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