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Submission #6783: FatRatKnight & link_7777's NES Overlord in 03:57.41

Console: Nintendo Entertainment System
Game name: Overlord
Game version: USA
ROM filename: Overlord (USA).nes
Emulator: (unknown)
Movie length: 03:57.41
FrameCount: 14268
Re-record count: 4413
Author's real name: Leeland Kirwan & Phillip Grimsrud
Author's nickname: FatRatKnight & link_7777
Submitter: link_7777
Submitted at: 2020-06-17 18:46:46
Text last edited at: 2020-06-17 18:46:46
Text last edited by: link_7777
Download: Download (3343 bytes)
Status: new
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Author's comments and explanations:


Overlord is a strategy game that I am not terribly familiar with. For better details and goal information I would suggest reading FatRatKnight's previous submission.

This is a 3 frame improvement over the previous submission, these frames were saved by using a slightly different approach in the last battle. This submission is slower overall because 7 frames were lost to emulator differences (several early game screen transitions took longer, but FatRatKnight's previous submission did sync).


Game objectives


  • I didn't check the early game for improvements, but I'm guessing FatRatKnight's submission was pretty optimized.
  • Similarly to the previous submission I wouldn't be surprised if frames could be shaved in the last fight still. I did improve it, but my testing was by no means exhaustive.

Thanks to:

  • FatRatKnight for the original submission.
  • The TASMania team


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