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Submission #3071: mike89's SMS George Foreman's KO Boxing in 05:06.13

Console: Sega MasterSystem
Game name: George Foreman's KO Boxing
Game version: USA/Europe
ROM filename: George Foreman's KO Boxing (UE) [!].sms
Emulator: (unknown)
Movie length: 05:06.13
FrameCount: 18368
Re-record count: 510
Author's real name: Mike McKenzie
Author's nickname: mike89
Submitter: mike89
Submitted at: 2011-04-01 03:46:51
Text last edited at: 2012-11-18 18:26:04
Text last edited by: Ilari
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Status: published
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This is the SMS version of George Foreman's KO Boxing, where Foreman demonstrates the skill that made him champion of the world, completely destroying four boxers in the space of five minutes.

Game objectives

  • Emulator used: Dega 1.16 (MAME core)
  • Takes no damage
  • Colours a few blue boxes
  • Becomes world champion


As stupid as this run looks, there actually is (very slight) strategy to it. First, during fights, when you get within range and punch, depending which punch you do (left jab, right jab, left upper, right upper) you can force the AI into doing the wrong thing. Uppers do more damage so you want to do them whenever possible, and manipulate the opponent into doing an upper block.

Second are your powerups. You get three for winning a fight and you can put them into one of four stats: P (power), R (???), F (speed), and SP (super punches). Yes that's right, I have no idea what R is. I thought maybe range, but that doesn't seem to be the case.

Possible improvements

If you can manipulate a KO (as opposed to a TKO), you actually get four powerups instead of three. I wasn't able to do this, but who knows? Maybe this will become seriously frame-warred.

Hah, yeah right. April Fools!

Mukki: I agree with sgrunt. TKO!...I mean, rejected for lamentable game choice.

adelikat: Unrejecting this submission for consideration into the Vault tier
adelikat: Accepting for publication to the Vault
Ilari: Processing

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