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[Tier: Moons]NES Metroid (USA PRG0) in 08:19.32 by Lord Tom.
FCEU movie (.fcm) (date: 2008-07-20)
MKV file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 9.66 MB, length: 10:49)
MP4 file via BitTorrent (Compatibility) (size: 13.90 MB, length: 10:49)
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Submission #2032 — Author's comments
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Obsoletes movie #844 (08:52.18)
Rating: 8.1 (42.5 votes)
   
- Takes damage to save time
- Uses a game restart sequence
- Heavy glitch abuse
- Heavy luck manipulation
- Genre: Platform
Metroid completed as fast as possible without holding back, and without concern for the game's sanity.

A wealth of new tricks contribute to this 33 second improvement over the previous movie.

The run uses a game restart sequence (Up+A on the second controller) to save time in backtracking.

See Metroid Tricks for more information about the door glitch as well as other tips and tricks.

Andy Dick has made a video which plays this run on top of the game map. This provides a unique perspective on the door warping glitches.

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