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Submission #6264: Mars608 & aiqiyou's NES Contra "pacifist" in 08:56.93

Console: Nintendo Entertainment System
Game name: Contra
Game version: JPN
ROM filename: Contra (J).nes
Branch: pacifist
Emulator: FCEUX2.2.3
Movie length: 08:56.93
FrameCount: 32269
Re-record count: 9736
Author's real name:
Author's nickname: Mars608 & aiqiyou
Submitter: Mars608
Submitted at: 2019-02-10 12:31:08
Text last edited at: 2019-02-13 02:46:54
Text last edited by: Mars608
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Status: judging underway
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Author's comments and explanations:
Yes, we are also making the pacifist TAS and it's finished almost at the same time. It's a 383 frames' improvement from soig's TAS. Mainly by using new routes in level3 and level5. Here's the new improvement of this TAS, 88frames faster. http://tasvideos.org/userfiles/info/53171377782258721 Thanks to mtvf1 giving the idea to save time in level 5. Watch on youtube:

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Level by level comments:

Level 1
Fewer jumps and 1 frame faster boss fight, 4 frames saved.
Level 2
Reduce 1 frame lag in the fourth room, faster boss fight, 28 frames saved.
Level 3
Use the same way as any% run, reduce 2 frames' lag during boss fight, 123 frames saved.
Level 4
Faster boss fight, 13 frames saved.
Level 5
Control 2P's score to 19900 and let him die at the first of the stage, and when 1p dies at the second tank the second time, 2P use 1P's last life get through the tank and 1P keep game over until boss fight, 2p get 1up before boss fight and 1p use this life help 2p fight the boss, 165 frames saved.
Level 6
Faster boss fight, better global timer, 14 frames saved.
Level 7
Faster boss fight, 5 frames saved.
Level 8
Change route a little and faster boss fight, 31 frames saved.


Masterjun: Judging.


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