Submission #6902: artbreeder's PSX Qix Neo "Original mode" in 07:26.58

Console Sony PlayStation Emulator Bizhawk 2.5.1
Game Version USA Frame Count 26768
ROM Filename Qix Neo (USA).bin Frame Rate 59.94012257629669
Branch Original mode Rerecord Count 7491
Unknown Authors artbreeder
Game Unknown Game
Submitted by artbreeder on 10/5/2020 3:41:25 PM

Submission Comments
PSX Qix Neo TAS, Original mode.

Game objectives

  • Emulator used: Bizhawk 2.5.1
  • Hardest difficulty
  • Original mode
  • Aims for fastest time
  • Yes RNG manipulation

Comments

Each round requires 80% area cleared. Another way is to shoot the boss with special item. Mostly the fastest route is to manipulate RNG and get good item from the red block. Sometimes there is no red block, so you need to get lesser item from a grey block.
The best item is the weapon that can kill the boss with three hits. The weapon fires three shots at once, but it spreads wide so you need to be close to the boss. If there is no weapon available, then it is good to get the speed item or timestop from grey block. Some level has no items, so it is very difficult. One frame or one pixel can kill you.

Stage by stage comments

All movement is frame by frame, pixel by pixel. RNG is waited for good item in most levels. Round 6 boss does not need 80% cleared. Only needs to be separated.

Other comments

There is another game mode, but it takes longer and has too many levels.

feos: Rejecting for sub-optimality, as explained in this post.

Last Edited by admin@tasvideos.org on 1/1/2022 6:13 PM
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