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[Tier: Moons]GBC Pokémon: Yellow Version (USA) "arbitrary code execution" in 12:51.87 by bortreb.
VBA movie (.vbm) (date: 2012-12-05)
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Submission #3767 — Author's comments
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Rating: 6.5 (26 votes)
- Playaround
- Demonstration
- Uses a game restart sequence
- Executes arbitrary code
- Heavy glitch abuse
- Corrupts save data
- Corrupts memory
- Genre: RPG
Award - Gameboy TAS of 2012Award - Glitchy TAS of 2012

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The TASVideos record movie for Pokémon Yellow is a glitchfest that has Ash cataloging every Pokémon in slightly over a minute. Is there any way to get more ridiculous than that? One author said yes. Using nothing but the Game Boy controller and tool-assisted precision, the game is made to run an arbitrary program. See the author's comments for the technical details.
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