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Total movies: 25


[Tier: Moons]Arcade Street Fighter Alpha 3 (USA) "Rose Dhalsim Dramatic Battle" in 05:21.45 by error1.
Final Burn Alpha movie (.fbm) (date: 2012-03-22)
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Submission #3349 — Author's comments
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Obsoletes movie #1300 (03:19.0)
Rating: 6.5 (12 votes)
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- Playaround
- 2 Players
- Uses a level password
- Genre: Fighting
Dramatic battle is a special mode in the Street Fighter Alpha games that allows both players to fight on the same side. As in the previous movie, error1 again uses this mode to show a variety of entertaining combos with Rose and Dhalsim.

Note: See this post for an explanation about why this movie obsoletes the Street Fighter Zero 2 Alpha one.


[Tier: Moons]FDS The Legend of Zelda (FDS v1.0) "2nd quest, game end glitch" in 03:06.46 by TASeditor, Masterjun & sockfolder.
FCEUX movie (.fm2) (date: 2015-06-13)
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Submission #4709 — Author's comments
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Rating: 8.3 (21 votes)
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- Takes damage to save time
- Major skip glitch
- Final boss skip glitch
- Uses a game restart sequence
- Executes arbitrary code
- Heavy glitch abuse
- Corrupts memory
- Heavy luck manipulation
- Second quest/Post game-completion
- Uses a level password
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Adventure
Award - Glitchy TAS of 2015
The second quest of The Legend of Zelda is what you get by having completed the game once. It is more difficult than the first quest. In this movie, the authors enter ZELDA as the player's name to start the 2nd quest without having to complete the game first.

The authors in this run also enter some of their own code, and don't really complete the game a second time either – yet somehow do. See the authors' notes for more details.

We also have a non-glitched run of this 2nd quest.


[Tier: Moons]GBA Super Monkey Ball Jr. (USA) "Master" in 01:49.31 by TASeditor.
BizHawk Movie (.bk2) (date: 2015-08-16)
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Submission #4789 — Author's comments
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Rating: 6.9 (9 votes)
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- Uses hardest difficulty
- Uses a level password
- Genre: Platform
In Super Monkey Ball Jr., like in the other Super Monkey Ball movies, you must guide a monkey trapped inside a transparent ball by tilting the game world across several floors. However, due to the GBA not having analog controls, it is noticeably more difficult to guide the monkey to the goal.

TASeditor improves the previous run through the Master stages by 2.79 seconds, thanks to better optimization.


[Tier: Moons]GBC Pokémon Puzzle Challenge (JPN) in 05:11.62 by zvsp.
VBA movie (.vbm) (date: 2015-09-17)
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Submission #4837 — Author's comments
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Rating: 6.8 (8 votes)
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- Uses hardest difficulty
- Starts from a saved state or SRAM
- Uses a level password
- Genre: Puzzle
Pokémon Puzzle Challenge, originally released in Japan as Pokemon de Panepon (ポケモンでパネポン), is a video game for the Game Boy Color. It is based on Panel de Pon (known as Tetris Attack in the West), only with characters from the Pokémon franchise.

zvsp plays through the hardest difficulty, whilst showing the different Pokémon, in Challenge Mode/VS COM Mode in a brisk 5 minutes and 11.62 seconds.


NOTE: This run starts from a save file with all the Pokémon unlocked. We do not normally accept runs that start from dirty SRAM; refer to the Movie Rules for more details.

[Tier: Vault]GB Minesweeper (JPN) in 00:29.45 by Kiske.
VBA movie (.vbm) (date: 2014-02-19)
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Submission #4191 — Author's comments
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Obsoletes movie #1414 (00:29.65)
Rating: 6.0 (10.5 votes)
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- Uses a level password
- Genre: Puzzle
This run demonstrates Minesweeper's Last level of 7 missions being destroyed by Kiske in just under 30 seconds. In fact, the face at the top of the screen is so impressed it's constantly in awe.

This also beats the previous run by 0.33 seconds.


[Tier: Moons]Genesis Ghouls 'n Ghosts (USA/Europe r1) in 07:44.22 by Ferret Warlord.
Gens movie (.gmv) (date: 2009-04-10)
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Submission #2194 — Author's comments
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Rating: 7.6 (35.5 votes)
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- Takes damage to save time
- Uses hardest difficulty
- Uses a level password
- Genre: Platform
Ghouls 'n Ghosts is a sequel to Ghosts 'n Goblins on the NES. On a quest to recapture stolen souls from Lucifer (Loki in this game), the player advances through a series of levels filled with demonic and undead creatures.

Usually, one would have to finish the game twice in order for it to end properly. Instead of doing so, the author of this movie uses a password to start off on the 2nd playthrough. Despite the game displaying "Practice" on the screen, this movie is indeed played on hardest difficulty. See the author's comments for a more thorough explanation.


[Tier: Vault]Genesis Mercs (World) in 09:52.9 by adelikat.
Gens movie (.gmv) (date: 2007-06-02)
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Submission #1581 — Author's comments
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Obsoletes movie #395 (10:19.43)
Rating: 6.5 (21 votes)
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- Takes damage to save time
- Uses hardest difficulty
- Uses a level password
- Genre: Shooter
An overhead shooter with a one man versus an army theme. A lot of time was put into optimizing walking paths, vehicle use and M-bomb use.

This is a 26.5 second improvement over the previous movie. Details can be found in the author's comments. A password is used to access the hardest difficulty level.


[Tier: Moons]Genesis Ristar (USA/Europe) "Bonus Stages" in 04:28.51 by mmarks, Alyosha & gamble5688.
BizHawk Movie (.bk2) (date: 2016-08-28)
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Submission #5188 — Author's comments
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Obsoletes movie #1666 (04:27.38)
Rating: 7.3 (5 votes)
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- Uses hardest difficulty
- Uses a level password
- Genre: Platform
Ristar is a colorful platformer with good music.

In this TAS, the author uses a password to play only the bonus levels.

This run is slightly longer than the one it beats due to longer (and more accurate) loading times, but it's faster in actual gameplay.


[Tier: Moons]NES Adventures of Lolo 2 (USA) "Pro Levels" in 02:00.0 by TheRealThingy & BrunoVisnadi.
BizHawk Movie (.bk2) (date: 2017-06-11)
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Submission #5531 — Author's comments
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Rating: 7.0 (4 votes)
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- Uses hardest difficulty
- Uses a level password
- Genre: Puzzle
Adventures of Lolo 2 contains four so called PRO levels that can only be accessed by inputting a level password.

In this run, TheRealThingy & BrunoVisnadi improve the predecessor movie by 1.46 seconds.

We also have a full run of this game, and some for Lolo 1 and Lolo 3.


[Tier: Moons][Notable improvement]NES Boulder Dash (USA) in 18:31.82 by CtrlAltDestroy.
FCEUX movie (.fm2) (date: 2017-04-29)
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Submission #5466 — Author's comments
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- Uses hardest difficulty
- Uses a level password
- Genre: Puzzle
Boulder Dash is a well known action-puzzle game where you must collect a quota of diamonds and reach the exit.

Normally, standing under any falling object or just getting close to an enemy means instant death, but in this movie the player fearlessly dives through heaps of falling objects and walks past enemies without a scratch.

It's quite pleasureable to watch if you have ever sat screaming at this game for getting stuck or killed repeatedly.

This playthrough uses a password to skip to level 19-1, which begins the hardest set of levels.

In this 71-second improvement to the previous movie, CtrlAltDestroy finds even faster solutions to many of the game's puzzles, and destroys the amoebas in record time by abusing their AI.


[Tier: Vault]NES Inversion (unknown) "Extra world" in 01:16.44 by MESHUGGAH & jhztfs.
FCEUX movie (.fm2) (date: 2016-07-27)
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Submission #5168 — Author's comments
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Obsoletes movie #2470 (01:17.87)
Rating: 5.8 (6 votes)
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- Uses a level password
- Unofficial game
- Genre: Platform
Inversion is a homebrew game created by Lucas "Dizzy9" Kur. The goal of the game is to collect all of the keys from each map to open a door leading to the next level. The game also features a more challenging level set called the "Extra World", accessible by entering a password.

Here, MESHUGGAH and jhztfs play through the Extra World, using a few tricks and glitches as well as precision to beat this mode as quickly as possible. This run is faster than MESHUGGAH's previous version by 1.43 second.

We also have a run of Inversion's main mode.


[Tier: Moons][Has commentary]NES James Bond Jr. (USA) in 18:29.84 by feos.
FCEUX movie (.fm3) (date: 2012-12-13)
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Submission #3773 — Author's comments
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Rating: 6.7 (10 votes)
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- Uses death to save time
- Takes damage to save time
- Second quest/Post game-completion
- Uses a level password
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Platform
- Genre: Shooter
James Bond Jr. is a 1991 video game developed by Eurocom. The world’s greatest scientists have mysteriously disappeared! Intelligence reports indicate that James Bond Junior's old enemy, SCUM Lord, has imprisoned them on his island fortress in the Caribbean. Without hesitation, Junior heads out on four dangerous missions to save the scientists and thwart SCUM Lord’s plans!

Here, our brave hero ignores normal elevators, uses all available items and manages their amounts very precisely, and generally abuses his lifebar.

We also have a run of the SNES version.


This movie features the new .FM3 format, intended to be watched in TASEditor, where detailed comments on the run are visible. You can play around with branches included in the movie as well. See the author's explanation on how to use this feature.


[Tier: Moons]NES Metal Storm (USA) in 11:20.1 by TheAxeMan & Alyosha.
FCEUX movie (.fm2) (date: 2016-05-21)
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Submission #5116 — Author's comments
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Rating: 7.3 (5 votes)
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- Takes damage to save time
- Second quest/Post game-completion
- Uses a level password
- Genre: Platform
- Genre: Shooter
"Metal Storm" is the tale of an ultra-powerful, smoothly animated, and gravity flipping mechadroid that can take one hit before exploding into confetti. Pah.

This run is an improvement of one and a half minutes over the previous publication, primarily thanks to a new glitch in the way the game handles two events at once to skip large portions of a few stages, along with general optimization and lag reduction.


[Tier: Vault]NES NeSnake 2 in 03:06.86 by MESHUGGAH.
FCEUX movie (.fm2) (date: 2013-04-05)
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Submission #3908 — Author's comments
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Rating: 4.7 (11.5 votes)
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- Heavy luck manipulation
- Uses hardest difficulty
- Uses a level password
- Unofficial game
- Genre: Puzzle
NeSnake 2 is a homebrew game made by MatrixZ in the style of the classic game Snake.

This run by MESHUGGAH showcases the only way a Snake game can be TASed for the fastest time. Guess what happens!


[Tier: Moons]NES Rockin' Kats (USA) "Channel X" in 01:02.88 by Arc & AnS.
FCEUX movie (.fm2) (date: 2016-05-29)
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Submission #5117 — Author's comments
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Rating: 7.6 (4 votes)
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- Uses hardest difficulty
- Uses a level password
- Genre: Platform
Whoever said cats can't fly needs to watch this movie. Rockin' Kats is a nice platformer with tricky gameplay similar to Bionic Commando and Ninja Five-O.
This little movie represents the hardest part of the game – Channel X, which normally appears as a secret bonus stage after the normal ending. This TAS however does not play through the entire game, but inputs a password in the beginning to access Channel X right away.

This movie improves the previous run by 0.55 seconds with tighter movement optimization and lag reduction.

If you liked this movie, be sure to also check out the movie that beats the actual game.


[Tier: Moons]NES Tengen Tetris (USA) "30 lines" in 00:29.09 by mcwave.
FCEUX movie (.fm2) (date: 2014-04-16)
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Submission #4272 — Author's comments
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Rating: 5.7 (14 votes)
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- One player in a multiplayer game
- Uses a level password
- Unofficial game
- Genre: Puzzle
Tengen Tetris is a version of Tetris made by Atari, which pretty much follows the basic formula of stacking tetrominoes and completing lines. Even the theme music has a similar feel to the more familiar NES Tetris game by Nintendo.

This movie plays through just the final level, level 17, and clocks in at just over one line per second. Notably, luck manipulation does not work the same way in this game as in other versions of Tetris, leading to quite different strategies.


[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)
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Submission #3226 — Author's comments
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Rating: 4.2 (15.5 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.


[Tier: Moons][Console-verified]NES The Legend of Zelda (USA PRG0) "2nd quest" in 24:59.83 by Baxter & Morrison.
FCEUX movie (.fm2) (date: 2008-10-16)
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Submission #2091 — Author's comments
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Rating: 8.3 (32.5 votes)
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- Takes damage to save time
- Uses a game restart sequence
- Heavy glitch abuse
- Heavy luck manipulation
- Second quest/Post game-completion
- Uses a level password
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Adventure
The second quest of The Legend of Zelda is what you get by having completed the game once. It is more difficult than the first quest.

In this movie, the authors enter ZELDA as the player's name to start the 2nd quest without having to complete the game first.

This movie is 4 minutes and 13.6 seconds faster than the previous movie by Sleepz. The authors provide detailed explanations of the time savings in their submission text.

You can watch this run played back on a real NES console.


[Tier: Moons]NES Zanac (USA) in 03:16.11 by adelikat.
BizHawk movie (.tas) (date: 2012-03-18)
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Submission #3484 — Author's comments
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Rating: 7.0 (12 votes)
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- Uses death to save time
- Uses warps
- Uses a game restart sequence
- Single level
- Uses a level password
- Genre: Shooter
Zanac is one of those space shooter games in which you are trying to save the earth.

Due to the highly repetitive nature of this game, the hidden 9th input button (the console's Reset button) is used to enable stage select to warp to the final (12th) level. This results in an unusually long gray screen at the start of the movie. Starting on the final level with 3 lives and only the initial pea-shooter for a weapon normally makes the game near impossible to win.

This is the author's 4th iteration of this movie. It improves on the previous publication by almost 10 seconds by utilizing a hidden fairy and by better boss optimization.


[Tier: Moons]PCECD Castlevania: Rondo of Blood (JPN) "100%" in 38:26.12 by adelikat & arukAdo.
Mednafen/PCEjin movie (.mc2) (date: 2009-12-28)
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Rating: 7.1 (19 votes)
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- 100% completion
- Best ending
- Takes damage to save time
- Uses a game restart sequence
- Uses a level password
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Platform
Contrary to the other Rondo of Blood TASes on the site, this one not only goes through the hurdles of saving three useless villagers from their prisons (with some of said prisons even resembling their regular habitats), but also plays through all the picturesque levels just to prove that Maria isn't really a suboptimal character. No videogame character fighting dark priests by stoning them to death with small white birds should ever be called suboptimal.

If you want to see a shorter run through the game, we suggest watching these: Richter any% in 23:18, Maria any% in 24:22.


[Tier: Stars]SNES Biker Mice from Mars (USA) in 05:12.62 by Baxter.
snes9x movie (.smv) (date: 2007-02-24)
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Rating: 8.0 (58 votes)
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- Heavy glitch abuse
- Uses hardest difficulty
- Uses a level password
- Genre: Racing
Award - Speedy TAS of 2007
A high speed racing game featuring rodents from another (nearby) planet. Although the author doesn't classify the velocity potential of the motorcycle as a programming error in the game, the speed at which he rips through the courses may make you wonder.

A password is used to skip to the final round at Super Hard difficulty with fully upgraded Engine and Shot parts. We do not usually accept movies using passwords. Please read the rules to see our reasons.


[Tier: Moons]SNES Gradius III (USA) in 25:31.4 by cpadolf.
snes9x movie (.smv) (date: 2008-05-26)
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Submission #1938 — Author's comments
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Rating: 7.4 (32.5 votes)
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- Maximum kills
- Forgoes warps
- Uses hardest difficulty
- Uses a level password
- Genre: Shooter
As you might know, Konami realised they went a little overboard with the difficulty of the arcade version of Gradius III, so the SNES port got noticeably easier (and laggier). However, it still remains one of the hardest and most unforgiving shoot 'em ups released in its era.

This is Cpadolf's take at the shmupping carnage, resulting in a significant improvement in both speed and style over the previous movie by Krocketneo. In total, 2 minutes 53 seconds are saved thanks to lag reduction and faster boss fights. The author also kills a greater percentage of enemies (still not fully 100%, though — read the comments for more details).

The game is completed in Arcade mode (still a far cry from the actual arcade game), which is accessed by tapping A on the main menu screen. It is strongly recommended to read the congratulatory text appearing after the end credits. ;)


[Tier: Moons]SNES Mega Man X (USA v1.1) "password glitch" in 16:56.88 by FractalFusion.
snes9x movie (.smv) (date: 2012-06-12)
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Submission #3620 — Author's comments
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Rating: 7.5 (15.5 votes)
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- Contains speed/entertainment tradeoffs
- Demonstration
- Takes damage to save time
- Heavy glitch abuse
- Uses a level password
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Platform
Since moving to the SNES 16-bit land, Mega Man has taken the secret identity X, but everyone knows it's still him because he's the only blue robot who shoots three pellets at a time at other robots, steals their weapons, and zips through walls.

FractalFusion plays this game a bit differently than usual. He abuses a failed password in order to obtain all weapons before the intro stage; this also causes all 8 Mavericks to be flagged as beaten, so the run proceeds directly to the Sigma stages after the intro stage.

Because the failed password does not include X's armor upgrades and the Maverick stages are never entered, the dash boots (normally impossible to avoid) are never collected, meaning that Mega Man X spends the entire run walking through the stages; this provides more opportunities for entertainment than usual. For more information, read the author's comments.


[Tier: Moons]SNES Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts (USA) in 17:03.0 by Ferret Warlord.
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- Takes damage to save time
- Uses hardest difficulty
- Uses a level password
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Platform
Arthur's fiancée is once again kidnapped by demons soon before their marriage. Once more Sir Arthur must brave the forces of the underworld in his skivvies. Watch as Ferret Warlord runs through this infamously hard game in record time!

Normally, to fight the final boss of the game, you must play through the game twice. To make the movie less repetitive, Ferret Warlord uses a code to start at the final bosses of the first playthrough. Furthermore, the player must have a special weapon in order to fight the final boss, and this weapon can only be found when the player has fully upgraded armor. Ferret Warlord obtains this weapon at the end of the first autoscrolling level.


[Tier: Moons]SNES Top Gear 2 (USA) in 11:50.62 by Dooty.
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- Heavy luck manipulation
- Uses hardest difficulty
- Uses a level password
- Genre: Racing
Normally, Top Gear 2 involves racing through many gruelling tracks across sixteen countries, gradually upgrading one's vehicle until it can become competitive in the top tiers. Here a password is used to skip directly to the final country with a stock vehicle substantially slower than the competition it faces - conditions in which any human player would find it impossible to win. Yet this is no obstacle for perfect reflexes and a great deal of luck.
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Added [Tier: Moons]NES Adventures of Lolo 2 (USA) "Pro Levels" by TheRealThingy & BrunoVisnadi in 02:00.0 (2017-06-11)
- obsoletes [Tier: Moons]NES Adventures of Lolo 2 (USA) "Pro Levels" by BrunoVisnadi in 02:01.47 (2016-02-14)
- - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]NES Adventures of Lolo 2 (USA) "Pro Levels" by Baxter & Alyosha in 02:03.18 (2015-08-06)
- - - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]NES Adventures of Lolo 2 (USA) "Pro levels" by Baxter in 02:04.72 (2005-11-27)
Added [Tier: Moons][Notable improvement]NES Boulder Dash (USA) by CtrlAltDestroy in 18:31.82 (2017-04-29)
- obsoletes [Tier: Moons]NES Boulder Dash (USA) by CtrlAltDestroy in 19:42.32 (2006-05-28)
- - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]NES Boulder Dash (USA) by CtrlAltDestroy in 20:07.68 (2005-05-23)
Added [Tier: Moons][Has commentary]NES The Legend of Zelda (USA PRG0) "Swordless Challenge" by Lord Tom in 24:39.71 (2016-12-24)
- obsoletes [Tier: Moons][Console-verified]NES The Legend of Zelda (USA PRG0) "Swordless Challenge" by Baxter in 25:13.92 (2010-08-23)
- - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]NES The Legend of Zelda (USA) "Swordless Challenge" by jprofit22 in 26:40.33 (2010-07-27)
Added [Tier: Stars][Console-verified][Has commentary]NES The Legend of Zelda (USA PRG0) by Lord Tom in 22:17.53 (2016-10-09)
- obsoletes [Tier: Stars][Console-verified]NES The Legend of Zelda (USA PRG0) by Baxter & jprofit22 in 22:38.13 (2010-11-29)
- - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]NES The Legend of Zelda (USA PRG0) by Phil & Baxter in 24:04.05 (2007-05-22)
- - - obsoletes [Tier: Stars]NES The Legend of Zelda (USA,PRG0) by Phil in 25:28.6 (2004-09-17)
- - - - obsoletes [Tier: Stars]NES The Legend of Zelda (USA,PRG0) by Sleepz in 26:55.15 (2004-06-25)
- - - - - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]NES The Legend of Zelda (USA,PRG0) by Michael F in 31:27.15 (2004-02-19)
- - - - - - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]NES The Legend of Zelda (USA,PRG0) by SuperHappy in 35:59.4 (2004-01-25)
Added [Tier: Moons]Genesis Ristar (USA/Europe) "Bonus Stages" by mmarks, Alyosha & gamble5688 in 04:28.51 (2016-08-28)
- obsoletes [Tier: Moons]Genesis Ristar (USA/Europe) "Bonus Stages" by mmarks in 04:27.38 (2010-11-02)
- - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]Genesis Ristar (USA/Europe) "Bonus Stages" by mmarks in 04:27.77 (2010-09-12)
- - - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]Genesis Ristar (USA/Europe) "Bonus Stages" by GGheysJr in 04:28.23 (2010-06-05)
- - - - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]Genesis Ristar (USA/Europe) "Bonus Stages" by nfq in 04:31.43 (2010-05-20)
Added [Tier: Stars]SNES Mega Man X (USA) "100%" by Hetfield90 in 33:07.13 (2016-08-15)
- obsoletes [Tier: Stars][Notable improvement]SNES Mega Man X (USA v1.0) "100%" by Hetfield90 in 33:13.63 (2015-03-07)
- - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]SNES Mega Man X (USA) "100%" by Hetfield90 in 33:48.86 (2015-01-26)
- - - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]SNES Mega Man X (USA v1.1) "100%" by dezbeast in 33:58.87 (2009-02-27)
Added [Tier: Vault]NES Inversion (unknown) "Extra world" by MESHUGGAH & jhztfs in 01:16.44 (2016-07-27)
- obsoletes [Tier: Vault]NES Inversion (1.4) "Extra world" by MESHUGGAH in 01:17.87 (2013-10-21)
Added [Tier: Vault]NES Inversion (1.4) by MESHUGGAH & jhztfs in 05:18.91 (2016-07-27)
- obsoletes [Tier: Vault]NES Inversion (1.4) by MESHUGGAH in 05:24.85 (2013-09-27)
Added [Tier: Moons]SNES Mega Man X (USA) by nrg_zam in 29:08.45 (2016-06-07)
- obsoletes [Tier: Moons]SNES Mega Man X (USA) by Hetfield90 in 29:12.91 (2015-04-14)
- - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]SNES Mega Man X (USA v1.1) by FractalFusion in 29:57.88 (2006-12-02)
- - - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]SNES Mega Man X (USA v1.1) by DeHackEd in 30:43.92 (2005-02-26)
- - - - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]SNES Mega Man X (USA v1.1) by Wodball in 32:00.6 (2004-07-31)
- - - - - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]SNES Mega Man X (USA v1.1) by Frenom in 33:47.43 (2004-07-22)
- - - - - - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]SNES Mega Man X (USA v1.1) by Wodball in 34:48.42 (2004-07-15)
Added [Tier: Moons]NES Rockin' Kats (USA) "Channel X" by Arc & AnS in 01:02.88 (2016-05-29)
- obsoletes [Tier: Moons]NES Rockin' Kats (USA) "Channel X" by AnS in 01:03.43 (2006-09-09)
Added [Tier: Moons]NES Metal Storm (USA) by TheAxeMan & Alyosha in 11:20.1 (2016-05-21)
- obsoletes [Tier: Moons]NES Metal Storm (USA) by TheAxeMan in 12:54.23 (2005-02-27)
Added [Tier: Moons]GBC Pokémon Puzzle Challenge (JPN) by zvsp in 05:11.62 (2015-09-17)
Added [Tier: Moons]GBA Super Monkey Ball Jr. (USA) "Master" by TASeditor in 01:49.31 (2015-08-16)
- obsoletes [Tier: Moons]GBA Super Monkey Ball Jr. (USA) "Master" by Silverbawxer in 01:52.11 (2015-05-01)
Added [Tier: Moons]FDS The Legend of Zelda (FDS v1.0) "2nd quest, game end glitch" by TASeditor, Masterjun & sockfolder in 03:06.46 (2015-06-13)
Added [Tier: Moons]NES Tengen Tetris (USA) "30 lines" by mcwave in 00:29.09 (2014-04-16)
Added [Tier: Vault]GB Minesweeper (JPN) by Kiske in 00:29.45 (2014-02-19)
- obsoletes [Tier: Vault]GB Minesweeper (JPN) by Ryuto in 00:29.65 (2009-12-11)
- - obsoletes [Tier: Vault]GB Minesweeper (JPN) by FractalFusion in 00:32.17 (2008-08-26)
Added [Tier: Moons][Console-verified]NES The Legend of Zelda (USA PRG0) "all items" by TASeditor in 32:16.98 (2014-01-05)
Added [Tier: Vault]NES NeSnake 2 (any) by MESHUGGAH in 03:06.86 (2013-04-05)
Added [Tier: Moons][Has commentary]NES James Bond Jr. (USA) by feos in 18:29.84 (2012-12-13)
Added [Tier: Moons]SNES Mega Man X (USA v1.1) "password glitch" by FractalFusion in 16:56.88 (2012-06-12)
Added [Tier: Moons]Arcade Street Fighter Alpha 3 (USA) "Rose Dhalsim Dramatic Battle" by error1 in 05:21.45 (2012-03-22)
- obsoletes [Tier: Moons]Arcade Street Fighter Zero 2 Alpha (JPN) by error1 in 03:19.0 (2009-06-15)
Added [Tier: Moons]NES Zanac (USA) by adelikat in 03:16.11 (2012-03-18)
- obsoletes [Tier: Vault]NES Zanac (USA) by adelikat in 03:26.22 (2006-12-15)
- - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]NES Zanac (USA) by adelikat in 03:49.88 (2006-03-18)
- - - obsoletes [Tier: Vault]NES Zanac (USA) by adelikat in 37:54.2 (2004-12-27)
Added [Tier: Moons][Notable improvement]NES Rockin' Kats (USA) by FatRatKnight, Tompa, pirate_sephiroth & MESHUGGAH in 16:33.71 (2011-10-15)
- obsoletes [Tier: Vault]NES Rockin' Kats (USA) by Diman in 21:43.47 (2005-11-12)
- - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]NES Rockin' Kats (USA) by Teowind in 23:38.65 (2004-05-07)
Added [Tier: Vault][Has commentary]NES The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle (USA) "Special Levels" by Brandon Evans in 04:15.38 (2011-07-21)
Added [Tier: Vault][Has commentary]NES The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle (USA) by Brandon Evans in 40:50.61 (2011-05-31)
Added [Tier: Moons]SNES Top Gear 2 (USA) by Dooty in 11:50.62 (2010-07-16)
- obsoletes [Tier: Moons]SNES Top Gear (USA) "one track" by Phil in 03:51.17 (2004-07-06)
Added [Tier: Moons]PCECD Castlevania: Rondo of Blood (JPN) "Maria mode" by adelikat & arukAdo in 24:21.75 (2009-12-29)
- obsoletes [Tier: Moons]PCECD Castlevania: Rondo of Blood (JPN) "Maria mode" by adelikat, arukAdo & paul_t in 24:23.47 (2009-08-09)
Added [Tier: Moons]PCECD Castlevania: Rondo of Blood (JPN) "100%" by adelikat & arukAdo in 38:26.12 (2009-12-28)
Added [Tier: Moons]PCECD Castlevania: Rondo of Blood (JPN) by arukAdo in 23:17.78 (2009-08-14)
Added [Tier: Moons]SNES Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts (USA) by Ferret Warlord in 17:03.0 (2009-06-07)
Added [Tier: Moons]Genesis Ghouls 'n Ghosts (USA/Europe r1) by Ferret Warlord in 07:44.22 (2009-04-10)
Added [Tier: Moons][Console-verified]NES The Legend of Zelda (USA PRG0) "2nd quest" by Baxter & Morrison in 24:59.83 (2008-10-16)
- obsoletes [Tier: Moons]NES The Legend of Zelda (USA,PRG0) "2nd quest" by Sleepz in 29:15.9 (2004-05-13)
Added [Tier: Moons]SNES Gradius III (USA) by cpadolf in 25:31.4 (2008-05-26)
- obsoletes [Tier: Vault]SNES Gradius III (USA) by Krocketneo in 28:24.0 (2008-03-21)
- - obsoletes [Tier: Vault]SNES Gradius III (JPN) by tviks in 29:20.6 (2004-07-24)
- - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]SNES Gradius III (JPN) "100% kills" by Warp in 30:23.42 (2004-08-13)
Added [Tier: Vault]NES Adventures of Lolo 2 (USA) by Hanzou in 23:31.52 (2007-08-11)
- obsoletes [Tier: Vault]NES Adventures of Lolo 2 (USA) by Randil & Hanzou in 24:10.65 (2006-03-27)
Added [Tier: Vault]Genesis Mercs (World) by adelikat in 09:52.9 (2007-06-02)
- obsoletes [Tier: Vault]Genesis Mercs (any) by gather in 10:19.43 (2005-08-19)
Added [Tier: Moons]Genesis Ristar (JPN) by Upthorn in 26:44.15 (2007-05-17)
- obsoletes [Tier: Moons]Genesis Ristar (JPN) by Upthorn in 28:17.37 (2006-06-04)
Added [Tier: Stars]SNES Biker Mice from Mars (USA) by Baxter in 05:12.62 (2007-02-24)

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