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Submission #3730: suwei's NES Metal Max in 25:37.83

Console: Nintendo Entertainment System
Game name: Metal Max
Game version: JPN
ROM filename: Metal Max (J).nes
Emulator: FCEUX 2.1.5
Movie length: 25:37.83
FrameCount: 92422
Re-record count: 13891
Author's real name:
Author's nickname: suwei
Submitter: suwei
Submitted at: 2012-10-31 10:14:13
Text last edited at: 2012-11-02 15:17:59
Text last edited by: suwei
Download: Download (15623 bytes)
Status: decision: cancelled
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Game objectives

  • Emulator used: FCEUX 2.1.5
  • Objectives: Fastest complete the game

About the game

Metal Max is a classic RPG that released by DATA EAST in Japen in the year 1991. It's famous for it's two modes of battle including human-battle and tank-battle. The high degree of freedom is also a significant feature in this game. The background of the story is set in future that a major disaster occurs on Earth and many monsters rampage everywhere. The hero pursues his dream of becoming a hunter and be kicked out the house by his father.In this game there are eight tanks available for collection and eleven wanted available challenge. The final condition to complete the game is to defeat the boss Noah and go home then you will see the Chinese characters "完" means "The End" after a long trailers video.

This movie mainly used three major glitches. The hero and partner gets on the same tank at the same time will copy a tank. When use a pharmacy to trailer the ATK of the hero will be close to the maximum. After fire a panic bomb to enemy by tank there will be a chance to make it to escape.

The improvement

  • Dodged the dog in the cave to the south of Rio Lado by Luck Manipulation to skip a fixed battle and a long fixed plot and then saved a lot of time than record.
  • When arrived the house of the first partner get off the tank at once and saved some frames than record.
  • In the dialogue with the girl in Coronal Building selected the option "no" and saved some frames than record.
  • In Noah base selected a shorter route to open the center door.


It's the first time the glitch of "dodge the dog" be applied to TAS of Metal Max. There will be a few seconds of waiting time to make a Luck Manipulation in the movie.
   At last, I hope you will like this game.

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