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[Tier: Moons][Fastest Completion][Has commentary]PSX X-COM: UFO Defense (USA) in 14:44.04 by willbobsled.
BizHawk Movie (.bk2) (date: 2019-12-10)
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Submission #6556 — Author's comments
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Rating: 6.8 (3 votes)
- Uses death to save time
- Takes damage to save time
- Heavy glitch abuse
- Heavy luck manipulation
- Uses hardest difficulty
- Genre: Strategy
X-COM: UFO Defense is a revolutionary turn-based strategy game in which the player is given the role of the commander of humanity's last hope against the alien invasion. However, this alien menace must not only be fought with bravery and tactics on the battlefield, but also with study of captured alien technology and maintenance of a proper budget.

This TAS by willbobsled manages to beat the game in under 15 minutes by only partaking in 3 missions and with careful planning and luck manipulation.

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