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Total movies: 5


[Tier: Moons]Genesis Batman (USA/Europe) in 11:06.2 by arkiandruski.
Gens movie (.gmv) (date: 2007-03-21)
AVI file via BitTorrent (size: 32.22 MB, length: 13:39)
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Submission #1458 — Author's comments
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Rating: 6.5 (27 votes)
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- Uses death to save time
- Takes damage to save time
- Uses hardest difficulty
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Platform
Batman is a game that closely follows the plot of the Tim Burton movie of the same name. In it, you follow Batman from the beginning of the movie through the birth and the death of the Joker.

Of course the movie doesn't involve Batman going through walls or dying to achieve his objective quicker.


[Tier: Stars][Has commentary]Genesis Gunstar Heroes (USA) in 35:28.92 by arkiandruski.
Gens movie (.gmv) (date: 2007-08-18)
MKV file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 303.65 MB, length: 39:40)
MP4 file via BitTorrent (Compatibility) (size: 263.24 MB, length: 39:40)
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Submission #1645 — Author's comments
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Obsoletes movie #133 (32:59.0)
Rating: 7.8 (38 votes)
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- Contains speed/entertainment tradeoffs
- 2 Players
- Takes damage to save time
- Uses hardest difficulty
- Genre: Platform
- Genre: Shooter

This movie has been obsoleted!

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Gunstar Heroes (1993) is widely considered to be one of the best action games on the Sega Genesis, but, ironically, was commercially unsuccessful due to poor promotion. It features a variety of melee attacks, as well as 4 basic weapons which can be combined in pairs (making a total of 14 combinations) — all densely packed in a swift and explosion-heavy gameplay spanning over seven uniquely designed stages. The author takes special care to showcase all the moves the game is capable of, using every possible attack and having lots of fun playing around in autoscrolling sections.

This movie is 3 minutes longer than the previous one due to playing on hardest difficulty and using both Gunstars at the same time. See the author's comments for more details.

The encodes for this movie are also slightly larger than usual — this is due to an amount of colors and on-screen motion even the best codecs have problems coping with.


arkiandruski has provided an audio commentary for this movie, available here. He watches his run's encode and speaks along, play back your own copy as you listen to him.

[Tier: Vault]Genesis Jewel Master (USA) in 09:40.28 by arkiandruski.
Gens movie (.gmv) (date: 2009-08-09)
MKV file via BitTorrent (size: 32.99 MB, length: 11:57)
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Submission #1655 — Author's comments
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Rating: 5.7 (16 votes)
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- Takes damage to save time
- Genre: Platform
Jewel Master chronicles the untold story of, well, the Jewel Master and his battle against evil. He has at his disposal magical rings that can be worn in different combinations and grant him extra powers.

Obviously, in this movie the author opts to use mostly the speed ring...


[Tier: Moons][Has commentary]NES Conquest of the Crystal Palace (USA) in 10:41.43 by arkiandruski.
BizHawk Movie (.bk2) (date: 2018-05-27)
MKV file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 24.41 MB, length: 12:40)
MP4 file via BitTorrent (Compatibility) (size: 43.39 MB, length: 12:40)
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Submission #5970 — Author's comments
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Obsoletes movie #2885 (11:06.29)
Rating: 7.8 (3 votes)
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- Takes damage to save time
- Genre: Platform
Conquest of the Crystal Palace is the story of a boy and his dog who overthrow an evil rock (or is it a brain?). It offers some cool mechanics like being able to use the dog as a platform and have it attack enemies for you.

In this run arkiandruski improves the predecessor movie by 24.85 seconds. A large part of the improvement comes from a faster 2nd stage boss fight, but there are minor movement optimizations throughout.


The movie file, as well as all the encodes, have the author's commentary in the form of soft subtitles.

[Tier: Vault]NES Conquest of the Crystal Palace (USA) in 11:18.75 by arkiandruski.
FCEU movie (.fcm) (date: 2007-05-08)
AVI file via BitTorrent (size: 24.02 MB, length: 13:08)
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Submission #1491 — Author's comments
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Rating: 5.6 (27 votes)
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- Takes damage to save time
- Genre: Platform

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Conquest of the Crystal Palace is the story of a boy and his dog who overthrow an evil rock (or is it a brain?).
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