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SNES Run Saber

  • Platform: SNES (Super NES)
  • Abbreviation: runsaber
  • Display name: Run Saber
  • Goodtools name: Run Saber

[Tier: Moons]SNES Run Saber (USA) in 13:05.27 by Samsara.
BizHawk Movie (.bk2) (date: 2015-08-03)
MKV file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 58.88 MB, length: 15:37)
MP4 file via BitTorrent (Compatibility) (size: 85.92 MB, length: 15:37)
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Submission #4780 — Author's comments
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Obsoletes movie #1793 (13:38.48)
Rating: 7.7 (11 votes)
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- Contains speed/entertainment tradeoffs
- One player in a multiplayer game
- Takes damage to save time
- Heavy luck manipulation
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Platform
This game is practically a mix of Contra and Strider. As always, aliens have taken over Earth, and only genetically enhanced humans can stop them.

This run by Samsara beats the previous movie by over half a minute with improvements in every level.

Total movies: 2


[Tier: Vault]SNES Run Saber (USA) in 14:54.5 by Solon.
zsnes movie (.zmv) (date: 2008-07-07)
MKV file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 52.16 MB, length: 17:21)
MP4 file via BitTorrent (Compatibility) (size: 65.62 MB, length: 17:21)
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Submission #1925 — Author's comments
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Rating: 5.3 (21.5 votes)
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- Contains speed/entertainment tradeoffs
- One player in a multiplayer game
- Uses hardest difficulty
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Platform

This movie has been obsoleted!

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This game is practically a mix of Contra and Strider. As always, aliens have taken over Earth, and only genetically enhanced humans can stop them.

This is the author's second submission for this game, 21.5 seconds faster than the first.

This is the first and only ZMV publication for this site. When playing back in ZSNES, the movie may desync. See submission text for details.


[Tier: Moons]SNES Run Saber (USA) in 13:38.48 by Samsara.
snes9x movie (.smv) (date: 2011-05-04)
MP4 file via BitTorrent (size: 58.06 MB, length: 16:09)
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Submission #3119 — Author's comments
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Obsoletes movie #1141 (14:54.5)
Rating: 6.2 (11.5 votes)
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- Contains speed/entertainment tradeoffs
- One player in a multiplayer game
- Uses death to save time
- Takes damage to save time
- Uses hardest difficulty
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Platform

This movie has been obsoleted!

Click here to see the movie that obsoleted it.
This game is practically a mix of Contra and Strider. As always, aliens have taken over Earth, and only genetically enhanced humans can stop them.

This movie is 1 minute and 17 seconds faster than the previous movie.

#24407023798665362 - Run Saber V3
RunSaberv3.bk2 (15.0kB bk2 movie [SNES])
Uploaded 2015-07-27 03:49:24 by Samsara (54 files)
For SNES Run Saber (2 files)
In 06:58.38 [25144 frames], 33998 rerecords)
4595 views, 338 downloads
Backup. Through JodValley.
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#945331061823418 - Run Saber V2 WIP
Run Saber (U) [!].smv (64.7kB smv movie [SNES])
Uploaded 2012-09-03 13:18:50 by Samsara (54 files)
For SNES Run Saber (2 files)
In 09:05.88 [32753 frames], 5147 rerecords)
6755 views, 697 downloads
Improvement WIP, abandoned in favour of a much cleaner and improved version that I'll probably never start.
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