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[Tier: Moons]SNES Mega Man X (USA) in 29:08.45 by nrg_zam.
BizHawk Movie (.bk2) (date: 2016-06-07)
MKV file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 69.21 MB, length: 35:39)
MP4 file via BitTorrent (Compatibility) (size: 88.61 MB, length: 35:39)
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Submission #5128 — Author's comments
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Obsoletes movie #2822 (29:12.91)
Rating: 8.6 (8 votes)
   
- Contains speed/entertainment tradeoffs
- Uses death to save time
- Takes damage to save time
- Heavy glitch abuse
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Platform
Since moving to the SNES 16-bit land, Mega Man has taken the secret identity X, but everyone knows it's still him because he's the only blue robot who shoots three pellets at a time at other robots and steals their weapons.

Thanks to a newly discovered trick (namely turnaround kicks) along with further optimisations, nrg_zam cuts off 4.46 seconds over the previously published TAS. For more details on turnaround kicks, read the author's comments.

For extra curiosity, there is a page "Mega Man X Tricks" that explains some of the tricks that are and/or can be used in the X series games.

If you want to see more of the blue-clad hero, we recommend watching the 100% completion run.

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