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SNES Secret of Mana

  • Platform: SNES (Super NES)
  • Abbreviation: secmana
  • Display name: Secret of Mana
  • Goodtools name: Secret of Mana
  • In group: Final Fantasy

Total movies: 2


[Tier: Moons][Fastest Completion]SNES Secret of Mana (USA) "game end glitch" in 08:15.5 by HHS.
BizHawk Movie (.bk2) (date: 2014-12-14)
MKV file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 18.77 MB, length: 09:15)
MP4 file via BitTorrent (Compatibility) (size: 23.46 MB, length: 09:15)
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Submission #4511 — Author's comments
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Rating: 6.8 (9.5 votes)
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- Major skip glitch
- Heavy glitch abuse
- Heavy luck manipulation
- Genre: RPG
This movie takes advantage of a bug in the dialogue handling that was discovered by accident during a live streamed playthrough. Under certain conditions, the game will erroneously present a dialogue choice allowing the player to skip to unrelated parts of the game script, which is used to skip to the "The End" screen.


There is an extra HQ encode for this run, accessible by this link.

[Tier: Moons][Has commentary]SNES Secret of Mana (USA) in 1:46:29.9 by Touch-me.
snes9x movie (.smv) (date: 2011-11-13)
MP4 file via BitTorrent (size: 343.41 MB, length: 1:57:47)
MP4 file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 383.20 MB, length: 1:57:47)
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Submission #3311 — Author's comments
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Rating: 8.1 (15 votes)
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- 3 Players
- Uses death to save time
- Takes damage to save time
- Uses a game restart sequence
- Heavy glitch abuse
- Heavy luck manipulation
- Genre: Action
- Genre: RPG
A Secret of Mana TAS has finally come to TASVideos!

Secret of Mana is a widely popular action RPG published by Square. It is internationally regarded as the first game of the Mana series, though the Japanese title is Seiken Densetsu 2, so it is the sequel of Final Fantasy Adventure. It utilizes real-time battles like many other action RPGs while including some unique features such as the Ring Command and multiplayer action.

Touch-me beats the game very quickly, using three players simultaneously and a whole host of glitches. For instance, many bosses can be hit for 999 instant damage using a charge counter glitch, and certain plot points are skipped. See the submission comments for more details.


The YouTube encode contains commentary from the author in the form of hard subtitles.