Tool-assisted game movies
When human skills are just not enough

Submission #4967: McW4v3-X's NES Top Gun: The Second Mission "VS. CPU" in 05:59.51

Console: Nintendo Entertainment System
Game name: Top Gun: The Second Mission
Game version: USA
ROM filename: Top Gun - The Second Mission (U)
Branch: VS. CPU
Emulator: FCEUX 2.2.2
Movie length: 05:59.51
FrameCount: 21606
Re-record count: 2695
Author's real name: David Royston
Author's nickname: McW4v3-X
Submitter: PikachuMan
Submitted at: 2016-01-14 03:18:21
Text last edited at: 2019-02-28 04:40:57
Text last edited by: PikachuMan
Download: Download (1293 bytes)
Status: decision: rejected
Submission instructions
Discuss this submission (also rating / voting)
List all submissions by this submitter
List pages on this site that refer to this submission
View submission text history
Back to the submission list
Author's comments and explanations:
Top Gun: The Second Mission is a sequel to the first Top Gun on the NES. There are three missions with increasing difficulty. You have to fight a bomber, a battle copter, and a space shuttle. The VS. mode is where players can beat each other up.

Game objectives

  • Emulator used: FCEUX 2.2.2
  • Destroy all opponent and land in the fastest time.


Missiles are not necessary for a VS. mode TAS.

Stage by stage comments

Destroy opponent, land, rinse and repeat. That's all there is to it.

ars4326: Judging!

ars4326: Hi, PikachuMan. All in all, while this technically is a fastest completion of a game mode -- there is just such a minimal level of skill and input needed here in order to be optimal. Each fight in the very beginning, for instance, only requires holding Up and the fire button for a few frames in order to destroy the enemy jet. From there, another brief input sequence is then required in order to safely land your aircraft (i.e. speed up to around 790 mph, hold down B to slow down, then slightly adjust to land).

Sorry, PikachuMan. Nonetheless, I look forward to seeing another run from you in the future!

Rejecting due to game choice (trivial game mode to TAS).

Similar submissions (by title and categories where applicable):