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[Tier: Moons]SNES Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure (USA) in 11:19.37 by Bablo.
snes9x movie (.smv) (date: 2009-02-02)
MKV file via BitTorrent (size: 49.29 MB, length: 17:17)
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Submission #2146 — Author's comments
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Rating: 7.4 (27 votes)
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- Takes damage to save time
- Genre: Platform
Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure is a sequel to an old Atari game and shares a concept similar to its predecessor: Get through the jungle alive and fight something at the end.

There is also a run of the Genesis version of the game, which has two additional levels.


Note: If you decide to watch this run in snes9x, you may notice that the movie's reported CRC does not match that of the (U) ROM of the game. You can ignore this mismatch; the movie plays just fine.

[Tier: Moons]SNES Skyblazer (USA) in 24:51.33 by Bablo.
snes9x movie (.smv) (date: 2009-02-05)
AVI file via BitTorrent (size: 66.30 MB, length: 28:41)
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Submission #2145 — Author's comments
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Rating: 8.0 (27 votes)
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- Takes damage to save time
- Heavy glitch abuse
- Genre: Platform

This movie has been obsoleted!

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Skyblazer (1994) is a relatively obscure gem of a platformer released for SNES, featuring quite decent music and visuals among other things.

Following the game's truly original plot, Sky, a cocky young hero, has to free a princess sorceress kidnapped by an evil deity Ashura. In order to do so, he must traverse a non-linear world, collecting various spells, abilities, and powerups on his way. Helping him is eloquently named Old Man, who teaches young Sky to memorize patterns — just after delivering another insult.

The game has numerous tricks and glitches that allow drastically cutting the time normally spent exploring the game's world, and you bet the author uses them well. See the submission comments for more information.

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