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Submission #1133: Baxter's NES Hudson's Adventure Island 2 in 22:37.23

Console: Nintendo Entertainment System
Game name: Hudson's Adventure Island 2
Game version: USA
ROM filename: Baxter - Hudson's Adventure Island II (U).nes
Emulator: (unknown)
Movie length: 22:37.23
FrameCount: 81434
Re-record count: 17727
Author's real name: Lennart W.
Author's nickname: Baxter
Submitter: Baxter
Submitted at: 2006-07-25 21:07:21
Text last edited at: 2006-09-04 14:34:46
Text last edited by: DeHackEd
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Status: published
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Author's comments and explanations:

I made a warp version since the game is pretty linear and a short movie would be better for it.

Sami made a movie without warps of Adventure Island 2. I had already TASed a few levels, so I saw his movie could be improved. I kinda promised I would make/finish this movie so here it is. I use warps at the levels 1, 3 and 5... so I can't really compare those levels with Sami. Levels 2, 4 6, 7 and 8 are exactly the same, so these can be compared with Sami's run.

The total time saved in these levels is 3461 frames, which is almost a minute. I saved frames in nearly ever stage with better accuracy and lesser lag. I saved lots of seconds on each boss fight. I saved a lot by climbing the vertical levels, instead of flying up. I saved a lot by changing the route at level 8.


adelikat: Setting this to delayed in hopes for some more response. I am suprised at the lack of votes. Sami's previous run got more voters/comments than this improved version. Why the lack interest?

adelikat: Good response, accepting for publication.

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