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Submission #1012: DonamerDragon's NES Super Mario Bros. 2(U) in 07:53.32

Console: Nintendo Entertainment System
Game name: Super Mario Bros. 2(U)
Game version: USA
ROM filename: Super Mario Bros. 2 (U) (PRG0) [!].nes
Emulator: (unknown)
Movie length: 07:53.32
FrameCount: 28399
Re-record count: 15215
Author's real name: Paul Acito
Author's nickname: DonamerDragon
Submitter: DonamerDragon
Submitted at: 2006-03-14 04:37:47
Text last edited at: 2006-03-22 20:05:23
Text last edited by: DeHackEd
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Status: published
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Author's comments and explanations:

Yet another warp run for SMB2u. The strategy for the entire run is pretty much the same as Phil. I took different paths just so everyone could actually see that I was doing something different. This movie was VERY hard to make. Phil did an excellent job manipulating the game to do what he wanted. I went through and found frames I didn't think where there. I spent a very long time on this run. I hope that if I am beaten, that it's not by the number of frames I was able to find, hehe. Anyway, here's the rundown:

1-1: -0[0.000s] - unless someone can beat it faster then 2 or 3 frames, birdo will shoot the egg at teh same time within a few frames.

1-2: -6[0.100s] - I found some very mysterious frames, 4 came from teh carpet ride. I tried for a VERY long time to get this one...the other two were mysteriously from birdo.

1-3: -0[0.000s] - Nothing new here.

4-1: -0[0.000s] - Nothing new here.

4-2: -0[0.000s] - Nothing new here.

6-1: -5[0.083s] - Most of these frames were from the sand digging area. How I managed to squeeze out these guys...I thought that sand area was perfect when I first started.

6-2: -0[0.000s] - Nothing new here.

6-3: -0[0.000s] - Nothing new here.

7-1: -5[0.083s] - I saved a few frames on the ladder glitching part.

7-2: -3[0.050s] - I managed to gain one pixel, and when going for the birdo with the key, I manage to start my forward momentum 2 frames faster. I also saved two frames on the last bird head thing, but when I finished wart I was knocked down a frame.

All in all I saved 19 frames, or 0.317s. This time save was also just enough to make the submission time round down instead of rounding up like Phils'. (previous run is 07:54 and the new one is 07:53)

NesVideoAgent: Hi! I am a robot. I took a few screenshots of this movie and placed them here. Here goes!

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