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Total movies: 4


[Tier: Moons][Has commentary]SNES Spider-Man/X-Men: Arcade's Revenge (USA) in 23:28.18 by jaysmad & Brandon Evans.
snes9x movie (.smv) (date: 2012-02-11)
MKV file via BitTorrent (size: 98.21 MB, length: 27:42)
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Submission #3448 — Author's comments
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Rating: 7.6 (15.5 votes)
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- Takes damage to save time
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Platform
Spider-Man/X-Men: Arcade's Revenge is an action platformer starring the iconic Marvel characters Spider-Man, Wolverine, Cyclops, Storm, and Gambit. After the X-Men get kidnapped by Arcade, Spider-Man must deactivate bombs, infiltrate the abandoned building where they were taken, and confront Arcade. From there, Arcade puts each hero to the test as they navigate through his bizarre "Murderworld" until Spider-Man can finally confront the madman head-on.

This infamous game was made by LJN, and although it might be better than many others from that label, it still has serious gameplay flaws that make it frustrating, let alone incredibly difficult. However, it works great for a TAS. Using careful precision and many exploits, the team of jaysmad and Brandon make it through this "Juggernaut" in less than 24 minutes. Please see the authors' notes for a detailed breakdown of the levels, a couple of glitches that were unused in the run, and a video of a camera hack for the Black Queen fight that mostly happened off-screen.

Please also check out the run for Wolverine, which is a NES game, also made by LJN, where most of Wolverine's gameplay came from.


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[Tier: Vault][Has commentary]NES The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle (USA) in 40:50.61 by Brandon Evans.
FCEUX movie (.fm2) (date: 2011-05-31)
MP4 file via BitTorrent (size: 46.85 MB, length: 43:00)
MP4 file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 49.36 MB, length: 43:00)
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Submission #3155 — Author's comments
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Rating: 4.7 (19 votes)
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- Heavy luck manipulation
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Puzzle
The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle is a frustrating action puzzler. In it, you take control of Bugs as he collects carrots while avoiding enemies such as Sylvester the Cat, Daffy Duck, Yosemite Sam, and Wile E. Coyote. Equipped with nothing but an occasional boxing glove which he can throw and some invincibility potions, Bugs must eat his way through 60 levels without getting trapped by a mob of Looney Tunes.

In this run, the author, Brandon, exploits the game's AI, which is anything but intelligent. Only one of these enemies follows actual movement, while the others will track your input, even if the input changes nothing. As such, the author is able to often render the enemies useless, allowing him to take the most optimal path. When he can't do this, he tries to find the best possible workaround, often pausing for the exact amount of time to make it past a baddie. As a secondary goal, Brandon also attempts to maximize the score without losing time. For more details, as always, please see the author's notes, and also make sure to watch the captions provided in the encodes.

The author has also created a run of this game's "Special Levels".


This run has two YouTube streams. The first contains no input display while the second one does. This was included as the luck manipulation is heavily based on input and it's hard to follow the run otherwise.


[Tier: Vault][Fastest Completion]NES Pro Wrestling (USA) in 09:46.1 by goofydylan8 & Brandon Evans.
FCEUX movie (.fm2) (date: 2012-11-22)
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Submission #3565 — Author's comments
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Rating: 4.5 (11 votes)
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- Genre: Fighting
Pro Wrestling is a wrestling game in which players can utilize many unique skills and moves to pin their opponent.

However, instead of fighting your opponent, it is much faster to cause a ring-out and let the referee do the work for you. It doesn't even matter who gets thrown out; if you leave the ring, your opponent follows you. If he remains outside of the ring after the 20th count is made, and you don't, you win.

Here, goofydylan8 does this for 6 rounds to become the Video Wrestling Association (VWA) Champion and continues the strategy for 10 title defenses to become the Video Wrestling Federation (VWF) Champion as well. Each time, he uses different fighting styles on his opponents as the timer counts down. Then, Brandon takes over for the Great Puma bout, cutting off the input as quickly as possible by getting back into the ring while giving his opponent the most amount of time to try to do the same.

The result is a run with an in-game time of 5:52, the absolute minimum possible, and a real-time length of 9:47.06. And with that, "A WINNER IS YOU".


[Tier: Vault][Has commentary]NES The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle (USA) "Special Levels" in 04:15.38 by Brandon Evans.
FCEUX movie (.fm2) (date: 2011-07-21)
MP4 file via BitTorrent (size: 5.55 MB, length: 04:27)
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Submission #3226 — Author's comments
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Rating: 4.3 (16.5 votes)
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- Heavy luck manipulation
- Uses a level password
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Puzzle
The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle is a frustrating action puzzler. In it, you take control of Bugs as he collects carrots while avoiding enemies such as Sylvester the Cat, Daffy Duck, Yosemite Sam, and Wile E. Coyote.

This game features 4 "Special Levels" which can be accessed either by the "No Carrot Signs" found in several levels or by a password. In this run, the author, Brandon, completes these difficult levels with absolutely no help from the boxing gloves and potions featured in the main game. All he has to work with is precise movement and luck manipulation, and although this, coupled with the numerous enemies, make these levels far less trivial than the main ones, the completion time is still relatively small. Much of the length of this movie is a result of the unavoidable and abnormally long tube scenes in S4 and S1. For more details, as always, please see the author's notes, and also make sure to watch the captions provided in the encodes.

The author has also created a run of the main game.


This run has two YouTube streams. The first contains no input display while the second one does. This was included as the luck manipulation is heavily based on input and it's hard to follow the run otherwise.

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