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Submission #4558: Jigwally's NES Spot: The Video Game in 01:14.05

Console: Nintendo Entertainment System
Game name: Spot: The Video Game
Game version: USA
ROM filename: Spot (U).nes
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Emulator: FCEUX 2.2.2
Movie length: 01:14.05
FrameCount: 4450
Re-record count: 47
Author's real name: Basil Gruber
Author's nickname: Jigwally
Submitter: Jigwally
Submitted at: 2015-01-20 23:24:20
Text last edited at: 2015-01-23 23:35:21
Text last edited by: Mothrayas
Download: Download (775 bytes)
Status: decision: rejected
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Author's comments and explanations:
This game is a 7up-licensed version of an Othello-like board game called Ataxx/Infection.

This is the fastest solution I could find. I start off with the bottom right corner because the AI doesn't move the way I want him to if I start with the closer tile first.

Encode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YaH97F-KEQU


Mothrayas: Judging.

Mothrayas: This is another run of a board game where the gameplay is not meaningfully changed from regular play, and depends again on bad decisions by the AI to be defeated as fast as possible. Additionally, the animations can be disabled, which would speed up the overall game by quite a bit, which means the run is suboptimal in time too. As a potential speed-entertainment tradeoff, the animations do not do enough to keep the run afloat. Rejecting.


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