Tool-assisted game movies
When human skills are just not enough

Submission #968: Aqfaq's Genesis Dark Castle in 01:05.97

Console: Sega Genesis
Game name: Dark Castle
Game version: USA
ROM filename: Dark Castle (U) [!].bin
Emulator: (unknown)
Movie length: 01:05.97
FrameCount: 3958
Re-record count: 1794
Author's real name: Jaakko Järviniemi
Author's nickname: Aqfaq
Submitter: Aqfaq
Submitted at: 2006-02-02 19:22:19
Text last edited at: 2006-02-02 23:40:52
Text last edited by: Aqfaq
Download: Download (651 bytes)
Status: decision: cancelled
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Author's comments and explanations:
The worst game improved extremely. Do I have to explain more? Oh well, ok.

I manage to avoid the flying creature, so no shield is needed. That saves about one minute. The rest of the improvement comes from better route planning and more precise movement. Also, a bug is abused: I jump through some stairs. Total improvement is about 1 minute 38 seconds (5879 frames). I did not need to manipulate luck, because the monsters did not come on the way too much. No monsters were harmed, so I guess this qualifies as a pacifist run. It's a very short movie now, so I hope to see some competition!

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