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Total movies: 3


[Tier: Vault]DS Myst (USA) in 01:07.16 by Scepheo.
DeSmuME movie (.dsm) (date: 2012-12-30)
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Submission #2602 — Author's comments
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Rating: 2.7 (14.5 votes)
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- Genre: Puzzle
Myst is the epic puzzle game whose puzzles will take you hours to solve. Unless, of course, you know the answer. Although you'll encounter many brainmelting puzzles when normally playing through Myst, all the game really requires you to do is flip the eight switches around the island, get the blank page and bring it to Atrus.

One of the hardest things about this is the fireplace code which must be obtained in order to get access to Atrus. However, this being a TAS, the code is known and is entered in the most entertaining fashion the author could think of.


[Tier: Moons]Windows VVVVVV (2.0) "game end glitch" in 00:45.63 by Scepheo.
Hourglass movie (.wtf) (date: 2014-05-16)
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Submission #4300 — Author's comments
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Obsoletes movie #2577 (00:47.1)
Rating: 8.3 (5 votes)
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- Uses death to save time
- Major skip glitch
- Heavy glitch abuse
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Puzzle

This movie has been obsoleted!

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In VVVVVV, the player controls Captain Viridian, who is lost in an alternate dimension, in search of the missing members of the spaceship's crew. Instead of jumping, the player is able to control the direction of gravity, allowing the captain to flip between the floors and ceilings of the environment. The graphical style of the game is heavily influenced by the Commodore 64.

This movie by Scepheo utilizes a glitch that increments the current game state to trick the game into warping to the end cutscene. The glitch is triggered by pressing the Escape key to bring up the quit prompt while a dialog box is onscreen. Scepheo also improves the previous run by 1.46 seconds by not touching the first teleporter and not suiciding during the terminal activation.

See the submission comments for more details. There is also a run in which the game is played more as intended.


[Tier: Moons][Notable improvement]Windows VVVVVV (2.0) in 08:45.87 by Scepheo.
Hourglass movie (.wtf) (date: 2014-05-17)
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Submission #4302 — Author's comments
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Obsoletes movie #2368 (13:30.25)
Rating: 8.4 (17 votes)
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- Uses death to save time
- Forgoes major skip glitch
- Forgoes a time-saving restart sequence
- Heavy glitch abuse
- Forgoes time-saving glitches
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Puzzle
In VVVVVV, the player controls Captain Viridian, who is lost in an alternate dimension, in search of the missing members of the spaceship's crew. Instead of jumping, the player is able to control the direction of gravity, allowing Captain Viridian to flip between the floors and ceilings of the environment. The graphical style of the game is heavily influenced by the Commodore 64.

In this run, Scepheo blazes to the ending in less than 9 minutes (7:55 according to the in-game timer), skips the fearsome Gravitron, and rescues the crew in a fraction of the length of the ship's regulated lunch break. Scepheo also improves Masterjun's previous run by over 4 and a half minutes through a new route and a new glitch that allows the captain to be flung out of a teleporter into a wall. For more information, see the author's comments.

This run avoids using glitches that require pressing the Escape key. There is also a run that uses these glitches to beat the game even faster.

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