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NES Maniac Mansion (USA) in 06:29.77 by Arc.
FCEU movie (.fcm) (date: 2008-02-18)
MP4 file via BitTorrent (size: 4.77 MB, length: 08:30)
MP4 file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 5.13 MB, length: 08:30)
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Submission #1838 — Author's comments
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Obsoletes movie #444 (07:15.78)
Rating: 6.0 (30 votes)
- Heavy glitch abuse
- Genre: Adventure
Maniac Mansion (1990) is a unique game that has weird humor and crazy music. It features cutscenes, multiple ways to win, useless items (like Chuck the Plant), and microwavable hamsters. In the storyline, Dave and two of his friends infiltrate the Edison family's mansion in order to rescue Dave's girlfriend. In order to save her, the teens must get access to the inner lab, deal with Purple Tentacle, shut down the ZOM-B-MATIC, and defeat the evil Meteor.

This movie—Arc's eighth TAS of Maniac Mansion—is about 46 seconds faster than the previous attempt.

The author's comments for the submission help to explain the multitude of tricks and glitches used.

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