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Submission #3459: goofydylan8's NES Quattro Adventure "Treasure Island Dizzy, 100%" in 13:40.03

Console: Nintendo Entertainment System
Game name: Quattro Adventure
Game version: USA
ROM filename: Quattro Adventure (Camerica) (Aladdin) [!].n
Branch: Treasure Island Dizzy, 100%
Emulator: (unknown)
Movie length: 13:40.03
FrameCount: 49283
Re-record count: 6054
Author's real name: Dylan Alcorn
Author's nickname: goofydylan8
Submitter: goofydylan8
Submitted at: 2012-02-12 05:32:39
Text last edited at: 2012-03-14 15:50:15
Text last edited by: Dacicus
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Status: published
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In this game from the list of ideas Dizzy must travel Treasure Island collecting coins and various items to barter his way to a boat so that he could escape.

Game objectives

  • Emulator used: FCEUX 2.10.60 with TAS Editor
  • Aims for fastest time
  • Completes with a 100%
  • Genre: Puzzle/Platform


Treasure Island Dizzy is one of four games on a compendium called Quattro Adventure which also contained Linus Spacehead, Super Robin Hood and Boomerang Kid.

To win the game you must collect various pieces over the beach that were used to access other locations to finally escape the island. The controls for the game are quite simplistic and not very responsive so much of the optimization had to come from finding the optimal route.

To complete the game acquiring coins is unnecessary but you get a "bad ending" result after you cross the waterway in the boat. Not collecting the coins would probably save around a minute but I chose to collect to get the best ending.

Other comments

Overall this is in my opinion far from the most interesting game but is completed quickly and hopefully is entertaining. It was on the list of ideas so I am hoping that there is a fan base out there who would appreciate the work.

Thanks to Bag of Magic Food for his help with route planning and help overall. This run would be worse without your input.

Baxter: Apparently, this TAS had enough positive response to warrant publication. Accepting.
Dacicus: Publishing

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