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Submission #1826: Krocketneo's SNES Gradius 3 in 29:09.47

Console: Super NES
Game name: Gradius 3
Game version: USA
ROM filename: Gradius III (U) [!].smc
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Emulator: (unknown)
Movie length: 29:09.47
FrameCount: 104968
Re-record count: 626
Author's real name:
Author's nickname: Krocketneo
Submitter: Krocketneo
Submitted at: 2008-01-05 21:21:43
Text last edited at: 2008-02-12 15:31:59
Text last edited by: Krocketneo
Download: Download (24693 bytes)
Status: decision: cancelled
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About this run

Gradius 3 completed in Arcade Mode. This is 11 second improvement than published run.

General info

Emulator used: SNES9x 1.43+ re-recording v9

  • Aims for fastest time
  • Uses no warps
  • Play at hardest level
  • Genre: Shooter

About this game

Playing at arcade have to press A rapidly for a short moment. Unlike in Adelikat's Gradius run, Gradius 3 doesn't use many speed upgrade. You can choose your Type of weapons, or your custom weapon. I don't use missile in this run, it causes lag. I don't use reduce in this run, it makes the game too easy. I used standard options to create the pattern like in Adelikat's Gradius run to turn this game into art form, and fast boss fight with E-Laser. There are 10 stages in this game. I used E-Laser to quickly take out the boss than other lasers. I skipped the bonus stage, its boring. If I have 3 or more options, option eater will appear in Stage 2, 4, 5, and 6. If the option eater touches your options, it get taken away, so avoid it at all cost. If I have 2 or less options, option eater will not appear.

Improvement

Better boss fight in Stage 2-3, 5-9.1

Enjoy!


NesVideoAgent: Hi! I am a robot. I took a few screenshots of this movie and placed them here. Here goes! Feel free to clean up the list.

I'm canceling my run, because many people think my entertainment value is not good. Adelikat is working on Gradius 3 run, that is 100% kill.

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