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NES Maniac Mansion (USA) in 07:15.78 by Arc.
FCEU movie (.fcm) (date: 2005-12-06)
MP4 file via BitTorrent (size: 4.7 MB, length: 09:15)
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Submission #902 — Author's comments
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Obsoletes movie #367 (07:51.8)
Rating: 6.7 (21 votes)
- Heavy glitch abuse
- Genre: Adventure

This movie has been obsoleted!

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Maniac Mansion (1990) is a unique game that has weird humor and crazy music. It features cutscenes, multiple ways to win, useless items (like Chuck the Plant), and microwavable hamsters. In the storyline, Dave and two of his friends infiltrate the Edison family's mansion in order to rescue Dave's girlfriend. In order to save her, the teens must get access to the inner lab, deal with Purple Tentacle, shut down the ZOM-B-MATIC, and defeat the evil Meteor.

This movie—Arc's seventh TAS of Maniac Mansion—is about 36 seconds faster than the previous attempt. Will the limit ever be reached? Every time a new record is set, it's thought to be final, but then Arc discovers more ways to abuse the game.

The author's comments for the submission help to explain the multitude of tricks and glitches used.

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