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Submission #3756: MESHUGGAH's NES Archon in 01:10.0

Console: Nintendo Entertainment System
Game name: Archon
Game version: USA
ROM filename: Archon (U).nes
Emulator: FCEUX 2.1.6
Movie length: 01:10.0
FrameCount: 4207
Re-record count: 6732
Author's real name: Oliver H.
Author's nickname: MESHUGGAH
Submitter: MESHUGGAH
Submitted at: 2012-11-13 05:55:13
Text last edited at: 2012-12-13 08:09:09
Text last edited by: Ilari
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Status: published
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This submission improves the vaulted [2124] NES Archon: The Light and the Dark (USA) by TwistedEye in 01:15.39. This run is 324 frames faster thanks to
  • best luck manipulation can be earned by delaying the start (after "light first" selected) by 3 frames
  • different input at the beginning saves 5-6 frames
  • the order of placing the units also manipulated the enemy to attack me with the weakest unit
  • I've changed the strategy too (acquiring the left core at last)

For entertainment,

  • I've used the same trick by TwistedEye (the cursor shows wrong when U+D pressed)
  • Stupid AI
  • Headshot at final fight
  • Movement.

Game objectives

  • Emulator used: FCEUX 2.1.6
  • Aims for fastest possible time
  • Entertains without losing a frame


I don't think this could be improved... but you are welcome to beat me!

I hope you enjoyed my TAS. See you until my next tas (okay, maybe I'm tasing too much) =)

Nahoc: Judging...

FractalFusion: Judging.

FractalFusion: Accepting for vault publication. It will obsolete the previous publication by virtue of fastest time by end of input. For a fastest TAS completion of this game, only fastest to end of input is an acceptable measure from now on.

Ilari: Attempting to encode&publish...

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