Tool-assisted game movies
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Submission #732: Arc's NES Maniac Mansion in 07:51.8

Console: Nintendo Entertainment System
Game name: Maniac Mansion
Game version: USA
ROM filename: Maniac Mansion (U).nes
Emulator: (unknown)
Movie length: 07:51.8
FrameCount: 28308
Re-record count: 5710
Author's real name: Jeff C.
Author's nickname: Arc
Submitter: Arc
Submitted at: 2005-06-30 19:14:01
Text last edited at: 2005-07-01 01:06:32
Text last edited by: Bisqwit
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Status: published
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Author's comments and explanations:
The currently published movie is 9:13 (terrible).
The movie that I made and then cancelled is 8:21, and so this movie is 29 seconds faster than the previous one.

Aside from improving some rooms by a few frames, all of the differences in this version are a consequence of ringing the doorbell in order to lure Ed out of his room, instead of sneaking someone in after another kid is captured. I used only 2 of the kids this time.

For the Purple Tentacle glitch to work, I still needed to wait for Ed to get back to his room before he'd respond to the doorbell again. This time while I was waiting, however, I did a little more to show why I was waiting. I wish that I could find a way to avoid this wait (still thinking about the possibilities).

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