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Submission #4776: TASeditor's AppleII Apple Cider Spider in 01:44.2

Console: Apple II
Game name: Apple Cider Spider
Game version: unknown
ROM filename: Apple Cider Spider (1983)(Sierra).dsk
Branch:
Emulator: BizHawk 1.11.1
Movie length: 01:44.2
FrameCount: 6252
Re-record count: 8740
Author's real name:
Author's nickname: TASeditor
Submitter: TASeditor
Submitted at: 2015-07-26 14:34:17
Text last edited at: 2015-08-04 16:15:26
Text last edited by: feos
Download: Download (3694 bytes)
Status: published
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Author's comments and explanations:
Apple Cider Spider is a short platformer. It features three levels and seven difficulties. In this TAS the seventh (six) difficulty is used.

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Game objectives

  • Emulator used: BizHawk 1.11.1

Comments

  • There are no shortcuts in this game!
  • Jumping is the fastest form of movement.
  • Collecting numbers causes the spider to stop for a moment. It can't be avoided.
  • Between levels there's a huge delay on the seventh difficulty which can't be avoided either.
  • The direction the spider is looking after climbing up a rope depends on the side the spider is climbing.
  • Turning on ropes is generally slower. Except when waiting for an object to pass, or depending on the distance to the next rope.
  • It's not possible to jump under low ceilings.
  • There's lots of waiting in this game.
  • In higher difficulties the game runs faster and there are more objects.

Other comments

Do not disturb!


Mothrayas: Judging.

Mothrayas: The game is a bit primitive but viewer response was reasonably good. Accepting for Moons.

feos: Encoding while Archive is down, will publish both (or more?) when it gets over it.


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