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Total movies: 12


[Tier: Vault]Arcade Bay Route (World) in 10:31.72 by nitrogenesis.
Final Burn Alpha movie (.fbm) (date: 2013-03-01)
MKV file via BitTorrent (size: 38.63 MB, length: 12:45)
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Submission #3665 — Author's comments
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Rating: 5.2 (8 votes)
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- 2 Players
- Forgoes time-saving damage
- Uses hardest difficulty
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Platform
Bay Route is a sidescrolling run 'n' gun game that is very similar to Contra. It was developed by Sega and Sunsoft and released to arcades in 1989. You control a commando named Tom as he runs across enemy territory to find and rescue some hostages.

The author, NitroGenesis, controls Tom as well as a second soldier to tear through more enemies in less time on his way to rescue the hostages.


[Tier: Moons]GBA Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow (USA) in 20:58.62 by Kriole.
VBA movie (.vbm) (date: 2010-03-03)
MP4 file via BitTorrent (size: 69.35 MB, length: 23:05)
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Submission #2576 — Author's comments
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Obsoletes movie #456 (27:45.57)
Rating: 8.4 (20 votes)
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- Forgoes time-saving damage
- Forgoes major skip glitch
- Forgoes time-saving glitches
- Heavy luck manipulation
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Platform
- Genre: RPG
In this run of the third Game Boy Advance entry of the Castlevania series, the author neither uses major warp glitches nor collects 100% of the souls, but still manages to beat the game in just over 20 minutes - almost 7 minutes faster than the previous run.

[Tier: Moons]GB Final Fantasy Adventure (USA) "warpless" in 1:32:55.97 by Atomnium.
VBA movie (.vbm) (date: 2012-09-27)
MKV file via BitTorrent (size: 73.50 MB, length: 1:38:19)
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Submission #3697 — Author's comments
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Obsoletes movie #552 (1:33:09.43)
Rating: 6.0 (6 votes)
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- Forgoes time-saving damage
- Forgoes major skip glitch
- Forgoes time-saving glitches
- Genre: Action
- Genre: RPG
Final Fantasy Adventure is the first game in the Seiken Densetsu (聖剣伝説) series, a series best known for the Super Nintendo game Secret of Mana. It plays similarly to The Legend of Zelda, with some Final Fantasy elements added.

This run by Atomnium forgoes warps so as to show off more of the game. It also improves upon the previous run by 13.46 seconds thanks to improved manipulation and strategies.


[Tier: Vault]GB Volley Fire (JPN) in 09:31.23 by MUGG.
VBA movie (.vbm) (date: 2015-01-28)
MKV file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 8.20 MB, length: 12:13)
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Submission #3250 — Author's comments
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Rating: 4.8 (5 votes)
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- Forgoes time-saving death
- Forgoes time-saving damage
- Genre: Shooter
Volley Fire is a shooter originally released in 1990. The player's objective is to destroy the enemies on the other side of the screen, tactfully aiming shots through moving debris while avoiding any hazards.

In this TAS by MUGG, enemy AI is manipulated to end all the fights in record time.


[Tier: Vault]GB Wizards & Warriors X: Fortress of Fear (Europe) in 09:59.32 by Dacicus.
VBA movie (.vbm) (date: 2008-02-04)
MP4 file via BitTorrent (size: 8.97 MB, length: 11:11)
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Submission #1817 — Author's comments
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Rating: 5.0 (21 votes)
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- Forgoes time-saving damage
- Genre: Platform
According to the dates given in the manuals, this game takes place after Wizards & Warriors III, although it was published earlier. Malkil is back at his evil deeds. He has abducted Princess Elaine and taken her to his Fortress of Fear. It's up to Kuros to save her.


Note: This movie requires either VBA rerecording v20 or v24.

[Tier: Moons]MSX Yie Ar Kung-Fu II: The Emperor Yie-Gah (JPN) in 03:45.46 by Quibus.
openMSX replay (.omr) (date: 2013-02-23)
MKV file via BitTorrent (size: 2.73 MB, length: 04:06)
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Submission #3871 — Author's comments
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Rating: 5.9 (8 votes)
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- Forgoes time-saving damage
- Genre: Fighting
Yie Ar Kung-Fu II: The Emperor Yie-Gah is the sequel to the famous Yie Ar Kung-Fu. Both games were developed by Konami for the MSX. While the first one was a fighting game, this one is a beat 'em up. You play as Lee Young, a martial arts master and the son of the first game's hero, who must take out self-proclaimed Emperor Yie-Gah and his gang and save China from their evil influence.

The author, Quibus, avoids unnecessary battles with gang members and beats down every boss to defeat Yie-Gah without taking a scratch.


[Tier: Moons][Console-verified]NES Batman (USA) in 09:21.93 by Aglar.
FCEU movie (.fcm) (date: 2008-02-04)
AVI file via BitTorrent (size: 17.89 MB, length: 11:04)
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Submission #1839 — Author's comments
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Obsoletes movie #350 (09:24.42)
Rating: 7.6 (41.5 votes)
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- Forgoes time-saving damage
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Platform
The hero of Gotham City goes against the villain of Gotham City. His fists are more powerful than any weapon in the world, but he rarely kills anyone. It's not like his enemies can hurt him anyway. After all, he's the hero, and heroes are supposed to be invincible.

Here Aglar has managed to improved the previous movie by 2.5 seconds.

Enjoy the movie, and the excellent soundtrack and the graphics of this game.


[Tier: Moons]NES Buzz and Waldog (USA) in 15:42.58 by goofydylan8.
FCEUX movie (.fm2) (date: 2012-06-23)
MKV file via BitTorrent (size: 25.60 MB, length: 18:23)
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Submission #3633 — Author's comments
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Obsoletes movie #2054 (20:51.24)
Rating: 6.3 (9 votes)
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- Forgoes time-saving damage
- Unofficial game
- Genre: Platform
Created by an Asian pirate developer, Koko Adventure was released in Korea in 1993. The game was planned to be released unlicensed in America as Buzz and Waldog, but was cancelled before it could hit store shelves.

The game's pirate origins are obviously visible - many of the graphics are ripped from popular games like Super Mario Bros. and Sonic the Hedgehog, and the sound effects are borrowed from Tiny Toon Adventures.

This is the author's second submission of this game, and improves on the previous one by skipping intermission screens faster.


[Tier: Vault]NES Rambo (USA) in 18:38.59 by dave_dfwm.
FCEUX movie (.fm2) (date: 2012-11-19)
MKV file via BitTorrent (size: 23.56 MB, length: 19:33)
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Submission #1163 — Author's comments
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Rating: 4.0 (7 votes)
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- Forgoes time-saving damage
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Platform
Rambo is a game closely based on the film Rambo: First Blood Part II, in which you kill wasps and snakes and then robots that shoot fireballs.

Mostly using a knife, the author, dave_dfwm, completes the game in record time.


[Tier: Moons]PSX Tekken 3 (USA) "playaround" in 06:41.05 by Cooljay.
PCSX movie (.pxm) (date: 2014-10-15)
MKV file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 100.26 MB, length: 07:40)
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Submission #4445 — Author's comments
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Rating: 6.8 (13 votes)
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- Playaround
- Contains speed/entertainment tradeoffs
- Forgoes time-saving damage
- Uses hardest difficulty
- Genre: Fighting
Tekken Force, a paramilitary organization protecting the Mishima karate fighters, is nearly obliterated by the mighty Ogre. Heihachi Mishima's only hope is his grandson Jin Kazama, who lives with his mother Jun, unaware of his legacy. When the Ogre attacks his home and presumably kills his mother, Jin seeks out his grandfather and learns the martial arts of the family. On his nineteenth birthday, Heihachi announces the King of the Iron Fist Tournament 3, hoping that Jin will use the opportunity take out the meddlesome Ogre.

Tekken 3, like its predecessors, is a versus fighting game. New features include prominently featured side-stepping, allowing characters to retreat into the background and back during fights, more combo throws, fifteen more characters, and reduced jumping capabilities to allow for more realistic combat. Also included are two minigames: Tekken Force, a beat-em-up stage that unlocks a new character, and Tekken Ball, a beach volleyball variant where characters are hurt by the ball.

This run features Mokujin, who first appears in this game and later appears in all but Tekken 4, where he is temporarily replaced by another character named Combot. Unlike Mokujin, Combot can only mimic a different character's moveset for every match instead of every round. Mokujin is meant truly to test how well you know who you are, how well you can play as said character, whether you can play the matchups you are given, and whether you can keep the opponent from guessing which character you are.


[Tier: Moons]SNES Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (USA) in 24:26.65 by Dooty.
snes9x movie (.smv) (date: 2012-09-17)
MKV file via BitTorrent (size: 58.21 MB, length: 28:21)
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Submission #3698 — Author's comments
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Rating: 6.7 (7 votes)
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- Forgoes time-saving damage
- Uses a game restart sequence
- Genre: Fighting
Power Rangers, an immensely popular set of TV series from the 90s, naturally spawned a massive number of tie-in products. Given the nature of the show, it should not be surprising that a good number of beat-'em-up games are counted amongst their number. There are a total of five levels and two follow-up robot fights in this game.

This run saves 1:21.08 over the previous publication by using new movement and attack strategies; details are available in the author's comments. Kimberly is, as always, the fastest ranger, and is used on every level.


[Tier: Moons]SNES Syvalion (JPN) in 07:02.28 by Ryuto.
snes9x movie (.smv) (date: 2011-03-21)
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Submission #3043 — Author's comments
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Rating: 6.1 (11 votes)
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- Forgoes time-saving damage
- Genre: Shooter
Syvalion is a unique shooter game where you control a metal dragon. It does not autoscroll. The stories, stages and endings are random with each play.

Here the author chooses to take no damage in an effort to make the run more entertaining.

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Added [Tier: Stars][Recommended for newcomers][Notable improvement]GBA Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow (USA) "all souls" by Fz-last, klmz & Pike in 17:06.41 (2016-09-08)
- obsoletes [Tier: Stars]GBA Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow (USA) "all souls" by Fz-Last, alkdcY & Pike in 18:45.26 (2015-10-28)
- - obsoletes [Tier: Stars]GBA Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow (USA) "all souls" by Kriole in 24:56.1 (2011-03-13)
- - - obsoletes [Tier: Stars]GBA Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow (USA) "all souls" by Kriole in 25:47.05 (2010-10-01)
- - - - obsoletes [Tier: Stars]GBA Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow (USA) "all souls" by Kriole in 28:01.58 (2009-12-27)
Added [Tier: Vault][Has commentary]PSX Tekken 3 (USA) by Spikestuff in 02:22.72 (2015-09-04)
- obsoletes [Tier: Vault]PSX Tekken 3 (JPN) by Spikestuff in 01:49.73 (2015-06-13)
- - obsoletes [Tier: Vault]PSX Tekken 3 (JPN) by N?K & Spikestuff in 02:15.15 (2014-03-23)
Added [Tier: Moons]GBA Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow (USA) "Julius mode, all bosses" by hellagels, KSeptuple & Pike in 11:52.03 (2015-06-25)
- obsoletes [Tier: Moons]GBA Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow (USA) "Julius, all bosses" by McBobX in 11:36.38 (2014-08-06)
Added [Tier: Vault]GB Volley Fire (JPN) by MUGG in 09:31.23 (2015-01-28)
Added [Tier: Moons]PSX Tekken 3 (USA) "playaround" by Cooljay in 06:41.05 (2014-10-15)
Added [Tier: Moons]GBA Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow (USA) "Julius mode" by hellagels & mtbRc in 03:53.83 (2014-09-26)
- obsoletes [Tier: Moons]GBA Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow (USA) "Julius mode" by mtbRc in 03:57.55 (2014-06-28)
- - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]GBA Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow (USA) "Julius mode" by mtbRc in 04:35.52 (2012-07-11)
- - - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]GBA Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow (USA) "Julius mode" by cpadolf in 04:38.9 (2009-01-24)
- - - - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]GBA Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow (USA) "Julius mode" by zggzdydp in 04:51.98 (2008-06-17)
- - - - - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]GBA Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow (USA) "Julius mode" by Atma in 05:53.17 (2006-03-20)
Added [Tier: Vault]Arcade Bay Route (World) by nitrogenesis in 10:31.72 (2013-03-01)
Added [Tier: Moons]MSX Yie Ar Kung-Fu II: The Emperor Yie-Gah (JPN) by Quibus in 03:45.46 (2013-02-23)
Added [Tier: Vault]NES Rambo (USA) by dave_dfwm in 18:38.59 (2012-11-19)
Added [Tier: Moons]GB Final Fantasy Adventure (USA) "warpless" by Atomnium in 1:32:55.97 (2012-09-27)
- obsoletes [Tier: Vault]GB Final Fantasy Adventure (USA/Europe) "warpless" by MattyXB in 1:33:09.43 (2006-07-03)
Added [Tier: Moons]SNES Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (USA) by Dooty in 24:26.65 (2012-09-17)
- obsoletes [Tier: Vault]SNES Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (USA) by Randil in 25:47.73 (2010-10-11)
Added [Tier: Moons]NES Buzz and Waldog (USA) by goofydylan8 in 15:42.58 (2012-06-23)
- obsoletes [Tier: Moons]NES Buzz and Waldog (USA) by goofydylan8 in 20:51.24 (2012-06-03)
Added [Tier: Moons]SNES Syvalion (JPN) by Ryuto in 07:02.28 (2011-03-21)
Added [Tier: Moons][Notable improvement]GB Final Fantasy Adventure (USA) "warp glitch" by Touch-me in 17:41.33 (2011-03-09)
- obsoletes [Tier: Vault]GB Final Fantasy Adventure (USA/Europe) by MattyXB in 1:09:03.9 (2006-03-15)
Added [Tier: Moons]GBA Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow (USA) "warp glitch" by klmz in 06:14.48 (2010-11-25)
- obsoletes [Tier: Moons]GBA Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow (USA) by klmz in 06:46.2 (2008-06-18)
- - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]GBA Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow (USA) by zggzdydp in 12:06.73 (2007-12-15)
- - - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]GBA Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow (USA) by pirate_sephiroth in 12:17.5 (2006-10-09)
Added [Tier: Moons]GBA Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow (USA) by Kriole in 20:58.62 (2010-03-03)
- obsoletes [Tier: Moons]GBA Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow (USA) by Atma in 27:45.57 (2006-01-11)
Added [Tier: Vault]GB Wizards & Warriors X: Fortress of Fear (Europe) by Dacicus in 09:59.32 (2008-02-04)
Added [Tier: Moons][Console-verified]NES Batman (USA) by Aglar in 09:21.93 (2008-02-04)
- obsoletes [Tier: Moons]NES Batman (USA) by Jecy in 09:24.42 (2005-05-27)
- - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]NES Batman (USA) by Jecy in 09:31.92 (2005-04-17)
- - - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]NES Batman (USA) by Linnom in 10:17.65 (2004-04-13)
- - - - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]NES Batman (USA) by Bisqwit in 11:29.4 (2004-04-10)
- - - - - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]NES Batman (USA) by Linnom in 12:49.5 (2004-04-09)


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