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[Tier: Stars]SNES Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest (USA v1.0) "102%" in 1:21:31.88 by Dooty, NxCy & Comicalflop.
snes9x movie (.smv) (date: 2012-05-05)
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Submission #3578 — Author's comments
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Obsoletes movie #1629 (1:22:17.17)
Rating: 9.1 (21.5 votes)
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- Contains speed/entertainment tradeoffs
- 100% completion
- Best ending
- Takes damage to save time
- Uses warps
- Uses a game restart sequence
- Heavy glitch abuse
- Heavy luck manipulation
- Uses hardest difficulty
- Genre: Platform
Donkey Kong's been kidnapped and old Cranky Kong insists that Diddy collect a bunch of coins that say "DK" on them. These goals are compatible enough that Diddy and Dixie decide to get a little bit sidetracked on their rescue plan.

This movie improves on its predecessor by 45.28 seconds, primarily by using a debug code to get 75 Kremkoins early, allowing for a faster route through the game. Reading the authors' comments is recommended.

For more primate action, check out the any% run.


[Tier: Moons][Fastest Completion]SNES Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest (USA v1.1) in 37:29.39 by hidaigai, Comicalflop, Dooty & Umihoshi.
BizHawk Movie (.bk2) (date: 2016-11-15)
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Submission #5281 — Author's comments
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Obsoletes movie #1873 (39:06.68)
Rating: 9.0 (12.5 votes)
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- Takes damage to save time
- Uses warps
- Genre: Platform
This is the any% TAS of Donkey Kong Country 2. It aims for overall fastest completion and doesn't give a flying banana about bonus rooms. Warp barrels are used whenever possible, meaning a large part of almost every stage in the first two worlds is skipped.

This is an improvement of 1:33.58 over the previous movie. As usual, longer loading times in a more accurate emulator take away some of the gross improvement time. If only comparing the length of the levels, the total improvement would be 1:39.21. See the author's notes for a more detailed breakdown.

For more primate action, we recommend watching the 102% completion movie.


[Tier: Moons][Fastest Completion]N64 Mischief Makers (USA v1.0) in 55:04.28 by Comicalflop.
Mupen64 movie (.m64) (date: 2008-10-24)
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Submission #2083 — Author's comments
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Rating: 8.1 (40.5 votes)
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- Aims for in-game time instead of real-time
- Takes damage to save time
- Heavy glitch abuse
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Platform
Mischief Makers (1997) is one of the rare 2D sidescrollers released for Nintendo 64. The player controls Marina, the robotic maid of a lecherous and absent-minded professor Theo, who has a habit of being kidnapped constantly. The ones who abduct him every now and then are Clancers from the evil Empire. (And make sure to watch out for the plot twist at the end!)

Marina is quite a versatile cyborg. She can boost continuously in the air, ride vehicles, slide and jump like a maniac, and most importantly, shake. Make no mistake, you'll be seeing Comicalflop shake this thing, and even that thing quite a lot in this fast-paced run.

The game is broken down into 52 short areas, each of them having a separate timer. Because of this, the author aims to optimize the movie for shortest in-game time. Each stage is given a rank based on how fast the stage was completed; this run gets all S Ranks.

The game has some emulation errors, such as unnatural amounts of lag in some stages, and graphical glitches. See the author's comments for more details.


[Tier: Moons][Fastest Completion]GBA Gunstar Super Heroes (USA) in 18:32.22 by Comicalflop.
VBA movie (.vbm) (date: 2009-11-18)
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Submission #2442 — Author's comments
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Rating: 8.1 (22 votes)
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- Takes damage to save time
- Uses hardest difficulty
- Genre: Platform
- Genre: Shooter
Award - Speedy TAS of 2009
Gunstar Super Heroes is the sequel to Gunstar Heroes for the Genesis. Compared to Gunstar Heroes, in this game, you can go much faster. You can also yell and shout more than should be possible in a game!

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Those who experience motion sickness easily might not want to watch the autoshooter segments too closely. You have been warned.
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