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[Has commentary]Genesis Phantasy Star IV (USA) in 1:28:43.4 by janus.
Gens movie (.gmv) (date: 2010-03-14)
MP4 file via BitTorrent (size: 260.46 MB, length: 1:41:53)
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Obsoletes movie #1420 (1:35:58.8)
Rating: 6.3 (7 votes)
- Takes damage to save time
- Heavy luck manipulation
- Genre: RPG

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In this final installment of the famous Phantasy Star saga, our protagonist, while out on a routine assignment, uncovers evidence pointing to a sinister threat to the entire solar system. One thing leads to another and he and the rest of his party eventually find themselves fighting the root of all evil. Such a quest would normally take at least ten hours, but with copious amounts of luck manipulation, it can be reduced to just under an hour and a half.

This is an improvement of 7 minutes and 15 seconds over the previously published run. A large part of this improvement is due to a new strategy involving a rollover glitch which boosts Chaz's strength. This glitch requires Chaz to have a low level, so Janus gets Chaz killed in many battles to avoid leveling him up.

As a bonus, FreshFeeling has provided an audio commentary which explains many of the strategies and provides some interesting trivia.
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