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Submission #3025: x2poet's Arcade Metal Slug in 12:23.17

Console: Arcade
Game name: Metal Slug
Game version: World
ROM filename: mslug.zip
Emulator: (unknown)
Movie length: 12:23.17
FrameCount: 44590
Re-record count: 28246
Author's real name: 陈卓
Author's nickname: x2poet
Submitter: x2poet
Submitted at: 2011-02-28 10:56:59
Text last edited at: 2012-11-03 14:50:48
Text last edited by: adelikat
Download: Download (14209 bytes)
Status: decision: rejected
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  • Aims for fastest time of two players
  • Genre:Shooting
  • Emulator FBA-rr 005a
  • Manipulate luck
  • 2 players
  • Take damage to save time
  • Take death to save time
  • Feeding coins mid-game
  • Allows continues in the game/Also can wait for counting down and add new player
  • Hardest mode


history Metal Slug - Super Vehicle-001 (c) 1996 Nazca.

A scrolling 'run-and-gun' platform game for one or two players, Metal Slug is a humorous parody of war and specifically of World War II and the Nazis.

The game features six enemy-packed levels, referred to as 'missions'. Players start the game armed only with a pistol, but extra weapons can be picked up and used for greater firepower. Also, at certain points during a level players will find an unused 'Super Vehicle-001' - or Metal Slug - tank which can be entered and driven. The Metal Slug is slow-moving but has very powerful weapons. If the Slug takes too many hits it will break down and start to flash, the player must then quickly exit the vehicle before it explodes. The enemy troops also have vehicles at their disposal, such as tanks, boats and helicopters.

The levels are littered with bearded hostages who, when rescued, award players with either points bonuses (in the form of medals) or weapon power-ups. Available weapons are Heavy Machine Gun, Flame Shot, Rocket Launcher and Shotgun. Hand grenades are also available.

Each level ends with at least one large enemy 'Boss' vehicle that takes many hits to destroy. Once the boss has been destroyed, bonus points are awarded for each prisoner rescued. Further bonus points are awarded if the player's Metal Slug vehicle has survived the boss battle.


MISSION 1 Get Shortgun and Mechinegun to fight with boss. Jumping over tank to avoid another tank and control the dropping place.

MISSION 2 Gun and Bombs are enough.

MISSION 3 Gun and Bombs are enough.Manipulate luck to get shortgun and mechinegun.

MISSION 4 Getting Shortgun and mechinegun.Bombs are too many.

MISSION 5 There is not many guns can be used.So dying player-1 2 lives for the dying in the MISSION 6.

MISSION 6 Add coin this time.If player-1 not die.One more group of the enemies' soldiers will climb down. Shortguns are not enough to reach the boss.The mechine gun won't disappear for waiting such a long time in metal slug 1. Hitting boss and control the way he go.

End this movie.

feos: YouTube HD encode delivered!

DarkKobold: For consistency, I'll look into this one as well.

DarkKobold: This discussion is getting out of hand - I am locking this submission, and delaying judgment until we come to consensus on using continues in arcade games.

DarkKobold: The community has spoken, and they want to decide on movies that use continues. This one was poorly received, and is being rejected... however...

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