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Submission #3732: suwei's NES Metal Max in 25:07.15

Console: Nintendo Entertainment System
Game name: Metal Max
Game version: JPN
ROM filename: Metal Max (J).nes
Emulator: FCEUX 2.1.5
Movie length: 25:07.15
FrameCount: 90578
Re-record count: 23691
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Author's nickname: suwei
Submitter: suwei
Submitted at: 2012-11-02 16:53:01
Text last edited at: 2012-12-28 16:20:10
Text last edited by: suwei
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Status: published
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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 Japan 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 bugs. The first,the hero and partner gets on the same tank at the same time will copy a tank. The second, when use a pharmacy to trailer the ATK of the hero will be close to the maximum. The third, after fire a panic bomb to an enemy by tank there will be a chance to make it into confusion and then the emeny may escape the battle even commit a suicide explosion.

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.
  • Added some walking steps to reduce one operation of getting out of the tank during the way from Coronal Building to harbor and saved some frames. (new)
  • The boss Noah in confusion may commit a suicide explosion by Luck Manipulation, then it's second form will not be appear. It saved a lot of time. (new)
  • Avoided an earthquake to save time.(new)


I cancelled the old submition becaue I have improved someting important which I marked "(new)" above. And the waiting time of "Dodge the dog" has became very short by this time.
At last,I hope you will like this game.

adelikat: Replaced the movie file with a 185 frame faster version. Improvements come from "Dodge the dog".

feos: Update again for 342 frames improved.

FractalFusion: Accepting for Vault to obsolete the published run.

Ilari: Let's see how nasty this is to encode...

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