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[Tier: Moons]SNES Chrono Trigger (USA) "newgame+" in 09:07.12 by inichi.
snes9x movie (.smv) (date: 2007-08-17)
MKV file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 29.34 MB, length: 10:49)
MP4 file via BitTorrent (Compatibility) (size: 31.73 MB, length: 10:49)
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Submission #1664 — Author's comments
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Obsoletes movie #840 (09:29.83)
Rating: 5.7 (18 votes)
- Heavy glitch abuse
- Second quest/Post game-completion
- Starts from a saved state or SRAM
- Genre: RPG

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Chrono Trigger is a long RPG that typically takes hours to days to complete. We already have one tool-assisted speedrun of this game.

However, this movie is different, because it starts from New Game +, which means that the equipment and character stats are preserved from a previous game completion. This run uses a save file which is specifically optimized for an optimal New Game + completion of the game; thus this run should be considered more as a concept demo than as a rule-conforming TAS.

This beats the game with perfect characters and best equipment in a very short time. The actual time from power-on until the death of the last boss is only about 7 minutes, but the ending demo does not start until the Dream Team scene (part of the ending) is completed.

The micro gate in the right-side teleporter is only available in New Game +.

In this 22.71-second improvement to the previous version, menu screens are entered in screen transitions to save time. Other improvements were also found.

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