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Submission #6488: hejops's GBA Turok: Evolution in 18:44.83

Console: Game Boy Advance
Game name: Turok: Evolution
Game version: USA
ROM filename: Turok Evolution (USA).gba
Branch:
Emulator: BizHawk 2.3.2
Movie length: 18:44.83
FrameCount: 67183
Re-record count: 84533
Author's real name: J.Y.
Author's nickname: hejops
Submitter: hejops
Submitted at: 2019-08-19 18:16:44
Text last edited at: 2019-08-27 16:32:12
Text last edited by: feos
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Status: published
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Author's comments and explanations:
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Improvements/differences:

  • Cleaned up some swings, made use of more ceilings
  • Skipped the minefield in level 1
  • Some route changes
  • Took some different exits to access different maps in levels 1, 2 and 4 (sewer, train and prison (?), respectively)
  • Optimised some bosses due to having better weapons

Useful memory addresses

  • 13A0: X
  • 1418: Y
  • 5460/5494/54FC/54C8: Boss HP

Areas for improvement

  • Moving platforms can still be improved (believe me, I tried my best to skip them)
  • I actually didn't calculate the time differences from each major route change; taking the upper path in level 4 may well have been slower as there are moving platforms and an impassable barrier that only disappears after the prisoner walks away
  • Again, finding a way to clip through the egg-doors on level 5 would be a huge time save


Masterjun: Judging.

Masterjun: Accepted to Moons as an improvement to the previous run.

feos: Pub.


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