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Game objectives

  • Emulator used: desmume-0.9.9 and Advanced Bus-Level Timing OFF
  • Aim For Fastest Time
  • Uses zipping glitch
  • Manipulates luck
  • Takes Damage To Save Time

About the run

This is an improvement Version of My TAS. 1157frame was updated.This is based on zipping different from last time.

Tricks

All the tricks and glitches used in this run can be found here: http://tasvideos.org/2392S.html and http://tasvideos.org/3780S.html.

Magic seal zipping

It will reappear, if Magic seal of Menu is taken out when it is in Out of Bounds by Axe or Cutall. However, Screen change is required.

Improvement points

  1. It changed to level up zipping and used Magic seal zipping. Thereby, exp acquisition became unnecessary.
  2. Movement of near entrance has been improved using exp acquisition having become unnecessary.
  3. The improvement of other thin paddle movements is several points.

Special thanks

  • McBobX: TAS which took in new movement was created first.
  • gocha: Most technology currently used by this TAS is built by him.Moreover,it was exerted for the improvement of DeSmuME.You could not make this TAS without him.
  • Kriole: Technology shown by 100% soul TAS , such as a random number method of preparation and motion cancellation, was greatly consulted.
  • KAZU:levelup zipping was found.

Author's Encode


Noxxa: Judging.
Noxxa: Accepting as an improvement to the published movie.

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This topic is for the purpose of discussing #4184: mtbRc's DS Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow in 03:30.71
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It would be difficult to destroy the semblance of gameplay left any further at this point. Who knew that practice really does make perfect? (Yes vote)
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Corrupting memory like a pro!
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This was something new. Who knew that zipping like this was possible?
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The fun part about this is that it is easily doable in realtime. Not as fast, of course, and hitting the flags will take a lot of practice, but getting to that point is incredibly easy.
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Invariel wrote:
The fun part about this is that it is easily doable in realtime. Not as fast, of course, and hitting the flags will take a lot of practice, but getting to that point is incredibly easy.
Getting to that glitch spot, or getting near this time? Anyways, yes vote because the boss gave up.
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jlun2 wrote:
Getting to that glitch spot, or getting near this time?
Remembering where the appropriate flags are, and getting near the time. Doing the OOB glitch is trivial; the window to pause while off-screen is enormous. With knowledge of where the appropriate flags are, I can zip through them. The right side of the screen is a bit of a minefield, from experience -- I triggered the Julius Mode flag early this morning while I was trying to replicate mtbRc's work on my handheld. I did, however, find two strange items that aren't on my save anymore because shortly after, the game hung completely: https://plus.google.com/109057714508885066316/posts/ZC9P3K3deGZ Edited to add: I am not implying /at all/ that the run is trivial, it's beautiful. My statement is simply that the OOB zip is easy to trigger in realtime thanks to the recent discovery.
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There has to be a way to bring this thing under 3:30 Not that there's much of the game left anyway...
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andypanther wrote:
There has to be a way to bring this thing under 3:30
If a room can be found along the path to Flying Armor that allows the glitch to be triggered, and it is possible to set the "Flying Armor dead" flag along the path to acquiring the relevant souls and abilities for travel, along with the Abyss warp room and Menace dead, then traveling through the remaining rooms using Black Panther would likely be faster, and sub-3:30 could be achieved. I am not a TASer, I don't have the time, knowledge, etc., I just have a very high interest in this game. In my attempts to replicate the glitch in the rooms to the boss during my ride to work this morning, I was unable to get it to trigger.
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Good glitchfest. Vote yes!
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This movie has been published. The posts before this message apply to the submission, and posts after this message apply to the published movie. ---- [2528] DS Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow by mtbRc in 03:30.71
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Humm... excuse me, but isn't this movie corrupts the memory? The category is not present in the publication, or am I wrong..?
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Kurabupengin wrote:
Humm... excuse me, but isn't this movie corrupts the memory? The category is not present in the publication, or am I wrong..?
It's covered by heavy glitch abuse. Memory corruption is a much different matter, as all this run does is trigger flags.
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It triggers those flags by doing out-of-bounds memory writes on room visit data though. I'd count it as memory corruption.
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