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NES Castlevania (USA PRG1) in 11:43.13 by Phil & Genisto.
Famtasia movie (.fmv) (date: 2004-04-27)
MKV file via BitTorrent (size: 16.66 MB, length: 13:10)
MKV file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 17.05 MB, length: 13:10)
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Submission #133 — Author's comments
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Obsoletes movie #636 (12:09.22)
Not rated
- Takes damage to save time
- Heavy luck manipulation
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Platform

This movie has been obsoleted!

Click here to see the movie that obsoleted it.
This is Genisto's and Phil's joint effort at Castlevania - 26 seconds faster than the previous version by Bisqwit. Also features a higher final score.

This movie uses several techniques for speed:

  • (Ab)using monsters as a platform for shortcuts
  • Optimized usage of weapons
  • Luck abuse for items (Ⅱ and Ⅲ) ― nearly impossible to duplicate
  • (Ab)using the main character as a critical hit weapon at bosses
  • Using bottles to restrain and pass through enemies
And standard optimizations such as not using stairs when jumping is possible.
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