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NES Metroid (USA) "100%" in 41:43.33 by Zoizite.
Famtasia movie (.fmv) (date: 2004-09-28)
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Submission #340 — Author's comments
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Rating: 6.7 (24.5 votes)
- 100% completion
- Takes damage to save time
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Adventure
- Genre: Platform

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This is a full completion of Metroid, meaning that all items (100%) were collected. Unlike all the other Metroid movies on this site, this movie does NOT use the Up+A restart sequence.

Selected comments from author:
I used an original route, that saved quite a bit of time compared to the usual route. I found a nice shortcut in Norfair that saved 2 to 3 minutes. Ridley and Kraid battles are extremely short.

I abused a few glitches: the door trick, morph jumping, bomb boost jumping. I also use morph jumping to pass through blocks a few times, which I had never seen or heard of before.

I took hits whenever avoiding them was impossible or whenever it would slow me down more than a few frames. I also used them to my advantage in certain situations. I manipulated monster item drops quite a lot to get missiles.

I used a password to get suitless Samus. The password does nothing else.

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Added [Tier: Stars][Console-verified][Fastest Completion]NES Metroid (USA) by The8bitbeast in 07:57.38 (2018-04-02)
- obsoletes NES Metroid (USA PRG0) by Lord Tom in 08:19.32 (2008-07-20)
- - obsoletes [Tier: Stars]NES Metroid (USA) by hero of the day in 08:52.18 (2007-05-02)
- - - obsoletes [Tier: Stars]NES Metroid (USA) by Zoizite in 09:26.42 (2005-04-29)
- - - - obsoletes NES Metroid (USA) by Arc in 11:45.42 (2005-01-02)
- - - - - obsoletes [Tier: Stars]NES Metroid (USA) by Arc in 13:31.1 (2004-07-16)
- - - - - - obsoletes [Tier: Stars]NES Metroid (USA) by Arc in 14:14.4 (2004-06-05)
- - - - - - - obsoletes NES Metroid (USA PRG0) by Arc in 14:53.6 (2004-04-17)
- - - - - - - - obsoletes NES Metroid (USA PRG0) by Arc in 16:11.35 (2004-03-14)
- - - - - - - - - obsoletes NES Metroid (USA PRG0) by Arc in 17:17.5 (2004-02-22)
- - - - - - - - - - obsoletes NES Metroid (USA PRG0) by Arc in 19:13.15 (2004-02-15)
Added [Tier: Moons][Console-verified][Has commentary]NES Metroid (USA PRG0) "low%" by Lord Tom in 11:08.78 (2010-01-19)
- obsoletes [Tier: Moons]NES Metroid (USA PRG0) "low%" by sgrunt in 11:45.46 (2009-12-09)
- - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]NES Metroid (USA) "low%" by Zoizite in 11:51.08 (2004-11-14)
Added [Console-verified]NES Metroid (USA PRG0) "100%" by Lord Tom in 33:25.7 (2009-07-05)
- obsoletes NES Metroid (USA) "100%" by Zoizite in 41:43.33 (2004-09-28)

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