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Total movies: 14


[Tier: Moons][Fastest Completion]GBC Action Man: Search for Base X (USA/Europe) in 23:08.54 by Mothrayas.
Bizhawk movie (.bkm) (date: 2013-08-20)
MKV file via BitTorrent (size: 30.70 MB, length: 24:03)
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Submission #4047 — Author's comments
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Rating: 6.1 (8 votes)
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- Takes damage to save time
- Uses hardest difficulty
- Genre: Platform
- Genre: Shooter
Alex "Action Man" Mann makes a stop over onto the Game Boy Color where once again he must stop the world from falling into the clutches of the evil Dr. X. The player takes control of Action Man as he travels through seven different levels ranging from jungles to the Arctic, battling a sizable army of robots with a variety of weapons and battle suits in search of Base X and stopping Dr. X from launching a terrifying new weapon that could very well bring an end to the world.

The game is a standard side-scrolling action platformer where the player advances through the levels by shooting at enemies and jumping over obstacles. Along the way, Action Man can find new items and suits which allow him to discover alternate routes, new levels, and even more items.

In this TAS, Mothrayas runs and jumps through the game, carefully choosing items and paths and using a few tricks to finish the game as fast as possible.


[Tier: Moons][Fastest Completion]GBC Astérix: Search for Dogmatix (Europe) in 15:35.05 by ViGadeomes.
BizHawk Movie (.bk2) (date: 2018-03-11)
MKV file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 23.00 MB, length: 16:47)
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Submission #5842 — Author's comments
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Rating: 6.6 (4 votes)
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- Takes damage to save time
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Platform
Astérix and Obélix (based on the French comic book series) must embark on a journey from the forests of France to the coliseums of Rome. Their goal is to find Obélix's lovable pet dog, Dogmatix. Players take control of Astérix or Obélix and run, jump and punch through various well-drawn and colourful levels in this side-scrolling adventure game.

ViGadeomes completes the game in record time.


[Tier: Moons][Fastest Completion]GBC Bomberman Quest (USA) "game end glitch" in 06:35.66 by ThunderAxe31.
BizHawk Movie (.bk2) (date: 2017-07-06)
MKV file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 8.39 MB, length: 08:54)
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Submission #5584 — Author's comments
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Rating: 7.7 (4 votes)
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- Takes damage to save time
- Major skip glitch
- Final boss skip glitch
- Uses a game restart sequence
- Genre: Action
- Genre: RPG
Bomberman Quest is a GBC game that adds RPG elements to Bomberman typical gameplay, appearing similar to Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening.

In this movie ThunderAxe31 abuses a glitch that allows to reach places that are not supposed to be accessible, skipping about half of the game.


[Tier: Vault][Fastest Completion]GBC Devil Island (China) "demo glitch" in 02:10.28 by ThunderAxe31.
BizHawk Movie (.bk2) (date: 2017-07-18)
MKV file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 2.62 MB, length: 02:44)
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Submission #5587 — Author's comments
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Rating: 6.1 (4 votes)
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- Major skip glitch
- Uses a game restart sequence
- Heavy glitch abuse
- Unofficial game
- Genre: Action
- Genre: RPG
Devil Island, also known as Emo Dao (惡魔島), is an action role-playing bootleg game for the Game Boy Color developed by Vast Fame. It copies Konami's Japan-exclusive NES game, Getsu Fuuma Den, with its gameplay. The game's aesthetics are styled after the Castlevania franchise, also by Konami. Much like Castlevania, the player's default weapon is a whip, except it can be held down for rapid fire.

This run abuses the demo mode of the game to get all items and reach the end of the game early, which is why it is so short. See the author's comments for some explanations.


[Tier: Vault][Fastest Completion]GBC Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (USA/Europe) in 1:08:49.74 by SuperMonkeypotato & jlun2.
BizHawk Movie (.bk2) (date: 2017-07-03)
MKV file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 78.28 MB, length: 1:10:36)
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Submission #5522 — Author's comments
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Rating: 5.2 (4 votes)
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- Genre: RPG
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is the sequel to the Sorcerer's Stone for the Game Boy Color released on November 5, 2002. This game is similar in gameplay to the original game with it's turn-based RPG combat system, but now allows use of Harry Potter's two best friends Ron and Hermione in his party in order to help fight creatures. This is the last game that was made for the Game Boy Color.

In this run, SuperMonkeypotato and jlun2 traverse through Hogwarts to once again gain the most points for Gryffindor.

If you're interested in the first entry of the series on the Game Boy Color, check out this run by jlun2 which goes through the game as fast as possible.


[Tier: Moons][Fastest Completion]GBC Pokémon: Silver Version (USA/Europe) "Coin Case glitch" in 30:39.49 by MrWint.
Bizhawk movie (.bkm) (date: 2014-04-03)
MKV file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 28.53 MB, length: 34:36)
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Submission #4233 — Author's comments
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Obsoletes movie #2504 (54:24.96)
Rating: 7.5 (13.5 votes)
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- Takes damage to save time
- Major skip glitch
- Final boss skip glitch
- Executes arbitrary code
- Heavy glitch abuse
- Corrupts memory
- Heavy luck manipulation
- Genre: RPG
Pokémon: Silver Version takes place 3 years after Blue, Red and Yellow, and puts the player in a brand new world: Johto. The gameplay is very similar to the previous games, but with several improvements, including new functions for the player's PokéGear, a Pokédex that can now be sorted by evolution type, and of course, new Pokémon.

In this run, MrWint uses a glitch involving the Coin Case to execute arbitrary code and finish the game 24 minutes faster than the previous version. As with his TASes of Red Version, the entire input file was generated by a computer program that brute forced the game for optimal luck manipulation. The expansive testing done by the program is the reason for the astronomical rerecord count.

We also have a run of a second generation Pokémon game that avoids corrupting the memory.


[Tier: Vault][Fastest Completion]GBC Rockman DX3 (r2) "save glitch" in 00:25.4 by Mothrayas.
Bizhawk movie (.bkm) (date: 2013-04-14)
MKV file via BitTorrent (size: 1.17 MB, length: 01:15)
MKV file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 1.20 MB, length: 01:15)
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Submission #3923 — Author's comments
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Rating: 5.0 (13.5 votes)
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- Major skip glitch
- Heavy glitch abuse
- Unofficial game
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Platform
Rockman DX3, also known as Zook Hero 2, is an an unlicensed pirate game developed by Vast Fame that rips gameplay off the Rockman X series. Just like Rockman X, there are eight stages, and six of them contain a boss who gives you his weapon upon defeat. The protagonist, Zook, also has abilities nearly identical to those of X. Despite these similarities, the code and graphics appear to be completely original and the music is actually decent.

The author, Mothrayas, plays the most popular and widely available release, which happened to be released with the final boss stage already unlocked, leading to the incredibly short completion time.


[Tier: Moons][Fastest Completion]GBC The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX (USA v1.0) "warp glitch" in 05:39.06 by bobmario511.
VBA movie (.vbm) (date: 2014-07-02)
MKV file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 11.47 MB, length: 10:45)
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Submission #4350 — Author's comments
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Obsoletes movie #2077 (05:37.87)
Rating: 7.6 (8 votes)
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- Best ending
- Takes damage to save time
- Major skip glitch
- Heavy glitch abuse
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Adventure
Proving yet again the lengths a TAS can go in destroying a game, this run features a warping glitch that allows for severe sequence breaking. The final boss is reached within a handful of minutes and defeated with minimal weaponry.

The author, bobmario511, surpasses the previous run by 0.35 seconds through a completely different route.

There is a movie of this game that does not use the warp glitch.

Note: While this movie appears to be slower than the previous one, that run's time was calculated with an incorrect frame rate. This run is indeed faster.


[Tier: Moons][Fastest Completion]GBC The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons (USA) in 1:25:57.22 by Swordless Link & Tompa.
VBA movie (.vbm) (date: 2012-02-01)
MP4 file via BitTorrent (size: 126.55 MB, length: 1:32:17)
MP4 file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 126.58 MB, length: 1:32:17)
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Submission #3442 — Author's comments
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Rating: 8.5 (16 votes)
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- Takes damage to save time
- Uses a game restart sequence
- Heavy luck manipulation
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Adventure
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons is a Game Boy Color game that carries over much of the graphics from Link's Awakening. Surprisingly, much of the game engine is completely different and developed by Capcom. In it, the Oracle of Seasons, Din, is kidnapped by Onox, General of Darkness. Link must travel throughout both Holdrum and Subrosia to collect the 8 Essences of Nature, power up the Rod of Seasons, and defeat Onox.

This game has been attempted by various authors over the past 5 years. Finally, SwordlessLink, along with Tompa, who joined the project after dungeon 4, beat this legendary game in 1:25:57.21 primarily through the use of pitwalking, Pegasus Seeds, and enemy manipulation. Please see the authors' notes for more details.


[Tier: Moons][Fastest Completion]GBC Tintin: Prisoners of the Sun (Europe) in 19:29.46 by Mothrayas.
Bizhawk movie (.bkm) (date: 2014-02-02)
lsnes movie (.lsmv) (date: 2014-02-02)
MKV file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 21.76 MB, length: 20:35)
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Submission #4175 — Author's comments
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Rating: 6.8 (6.5 votes)
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- Takes damage to save time
- Uses hardest difficulty
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Platform
Tintin: Prisoners of the Sun is the second of two licensed games based on the Tintin comic series. It adapts the two-part story of the comic albums The Seven Crystal Balls and Prisoners of the Sun into an interactive game.

The game's physics are very similar to those of the other Tintin game, though there are some slight differences. Among them, the B button now doubles as a crouch button and the hardest difficulty gives Tintin only three health points compared to the previous game's four.

In this run, Mothrayas uses movement tricks and some shortcuts to beat the game in under 20 minutes.


[Tier: Moons][Fastest Completion]GBC Tintin in Tibet (Europe) in 15:10.53 by Mothrayas.
Bizhawk movie (.bkm) (date: 2013-12-24)
MKV file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 21.02 MB, length: 15:58)
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Submission #4131 — Author's comments
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Rating: 6.5 (7.5 votes)
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- Takes damage to save time
- Heavy luck manipulation
- Uses hardest difficulty
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Platform
Tintin in Tibet is a typical licensed platform/puzzle game, originally released in 1994 in Europe for the SNES, GB, PC, Genesis and Game Gear. The Game Boy version was ported to the Game Boy Color in 2001, which is the version played in this run.

The game consists of 15 stages, with such variety as run right for justice platformers, autoscrollers, gameplay shifts, puzzles, minigames, and just a little actual platforming. The game is somewhat infamous for being hard due to very unlenient enemy hitboxes and the combination of tricky platforming and quirky physics.

In this run, Mothrayas uses precise movement and luck manipulation to beat the game in a little over 15 minutes.


[Tier: Vault][Fastest Completion]GBC Wendy: Every Witch Way (USA/Europe) "Advance World!" in 04:41.5 by ThunderAxe31 & EZGames69.
BizHawk Movie (.bk2) (date: 2018-06-06)
MKV file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 9.24 MB, length: 06:38)
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Submission #5969 — Author's comments
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Rating: 5.8 (4 votes)
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- Takes damage to save time
- Genre: Platform
Wendy: Every Witch Way is an action platform video game published by TDK Mediactive and developed by WayForward Technologies for the Game Boy Color in 2001.

The game centers on Wendy the Good Little Witch from the Casper the Friendly Ghost series. After accidentally opening her "aunties" chest containing magical stones, they upset the gravity of a floating castle that crashes on her house.

The player controls Wendy through three worlds with twelve levels and a horizontal shooter stage in each world. Inserting the game in the Game Boy Advance unlocked a new world exclusive to the console - Advance World.


[Tier: Vault][Fastest Completion]GBC X-Men: Wolverine's Rage (USA) in 11:31.18 by Mothrayas.
Bizhawk movie (.bkm) (date: 2013-12-17)
lsnes movie (.lsmv) (date: 2013-12-17)
MKV file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 22.69 MB, length: 14:07)
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Submission #4127 — Author's comments
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Rating: 5.6 (9 votes)
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- Takes damage to save time
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Platform
In the third X-Men game on the Game Boy Color (after X-Men: Mutant Academy and Mutant Wars), Lady Deathstrike and her fellow mutants have begun building a weapon that can melt the adamantium skeleton that protects Wolverine. The most famous of the X-Men must now fight through 16 levels to stop her from finishing this weapon.

Besides his main attack, hack-and-slashing with his trademark claws, Wolverine can fly into a rage when the attack button is rapidly pressed. While he is hard to control in this state, his attack range increases, enabling him to get through tougher sections of the game without taking as much damage.

In this run, Mothrayas utilizes some physics tricks and precise movement to finish the game in around 11 and a half minutes.


[Tier: Moons][Fastest Completion]GBC Zook Hero Z (JPN) in 31:54.85 by Mothrayas.
lsnes movie (.lsmv) (date: 2016-04-19)
MKV file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 38.53 MB, length: 32:38)
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Submission #5063 — Author's comments
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Rating: 7.4 (7 votes)
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- Uses death to save time
- Takes damage to save time
- Heavy glitch abuse
- Heavy luck manipulation
- Unofficial game
- Genre: Platform
Zook Hero Z (Chinese title: 路克英雄 Z, also known as Zook Z, Luke the Hero Z, and alternatively released as Rockman DX6) is an unlicensed bootleg game developed by Vast Fame Co. Ltd. (also known as "V. Fame" or in Chinese as 廣譽科技有限公司 (Kwong Yu Technology Co., Ltd.) ). It's the first game of the Zook series by Vast Fame (which includes sequel titles Rockman DX3 (also known as Zook Hero 2) and Rockman & Crystal (also known as Zook Hero ZX4 or Zook Hero 3) ). Zook Hero Z is heavily inspired by both the classic Mega Man series and the Mega Man X series, to the point of using the sound engine of Mega Man V.

We also have a run of the sequel game Rockman DX3.

Please read the welcome page if you haven't already done so. It explains the rules and methods that apply to all of these movies, particularly the use of savestates and frame advance. Also refer to our Glossary to understand terms we use, such as TAS or other unfamiliar terms.

Added [Tier: Vault][Fastest Completion]GBC Wendy: Every Witch Way (USA/Europe) "Advance World!" by ThunderAxe31 & EZGames69 in 04:41.5 (2018-06-06)
Added [Tier: Moons][Fastest Completion]GBC Astérix: Search for Dogmatix (Europe) by ViGadeomes in 15:35.05 (2018-03-11)
Added [Tier: Vault][Fastest Completion]GBC Devil Island (China) "demo glitch" by ThunderAxe31 in 02:10.28 (2017-07-18)
Added [Tier: Moons][Fastest Completion]GBC Bomberman Quest (USA) "game end glitch" by ThunderAxe31 in 06:35.66 (2017-07-06)
Added [Tier: Vault][Fastest Completion]GBC Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (USA/Europe) by SuperMonkeypotato & jlun2 in 1:08:49.74 (2017-07-03)
Added [Tier: Moons][Fastest Completion]GBC Zook Hero Z (JPN) by Mothrayas in 31:54.85 (2016-04-19)
Added [Tier: Moons][Fastest Completion]GBC The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX (USA v1.0) "warp glitch" by bobmario511 in 05:39.06 (2014-07-02)
- obsoletes [Tier: Moons]GBC The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX (USA v1.0) "warp glitch" by bobmario511 in 05:37.87 (2012-07-14)
- - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]GBC The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX (USA v1.0) by hogehoge61 in 05:38.8 (2009-06-04)
- - - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]GBC The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX (USA v1.0) by Chef Stef in 05:40.05 (2008-08-11)
Added [Tier: Moons]GBC Rockman DX3 (r1) by Mothrayas in 23:33.1 (2014-04-05)
Added [Tier: Moons][Fastest Completion]GBC Pokémon: Silver Version (USA/Europe) "Coin Case glitch" by MrWint in 30:39.49 (2014-04-03)
- obsoletes [Tier: Moons]GBC Pokémon: Gold Version (USA/Europe) "save glitch" by bobmario511 in 54:24.96 (2013-12-30)
Added [Tier: Moons][Fastest Completion]GBC Tintin: Prisoners of the Sun (Europe) by Mothrayas in 19:29.46 (2014-02-02)
Added [Tier: Moons][Fastest Completion]GBC Tintin in Tibet (Europe) by Mothrayas in 15:10.53 (2013-12-24)
Added [Tier: Vault][Fastest Completion]GBC X-Men: Wolverine's Rage (USA) by Mothrayas in 11:31.18 (2013-12-17)
Added [Tier: Moons][Fastest Completion]GBC Action Man: Search for Base X (USA/Europe) by Mothrayas in 23:08.54 (2013-08-20)
Added [Tier: Vault][Fastest Completion]GBC Rockman DX3 (r2) "save glitch" by Mothrayas in 00:25.4 (2013-04-14)
Added [Tier: Moons][Fastest Completion]GBC The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons (USA) by Swordless Link & Tompa in 1:25:57.22 (2012-02-01)
Added [Tier: Vault]GBC Wendy: Every Witch Way (USA/Europe) by Kumquat in 17:47.28 (2010-11-08)
Added [Tier: Stars]GBC The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX (USA v1.0) by Swordless Link in 1:00:02.68 (2010-02-15)
- obsoletes [Tier: Moons]GBC The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX (USA) "no warp glitch" by Chef Stef in 1:09:49.93 (2007-05-19)
- - obsoletes [Tier: Moons]GBC The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX (USA/Europe v1.0) "no warp glitch" by Chef Stef in 1:14:25.65 (2006-09-13)


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