#6545: feos, Memory, Bluely, Bloopiero & illayaya's NES Super Donkey Kong 2 in 02:11.63

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Man what am I wasting my life on...
It started as a regular submission that was proven to be not entirely optimal. Several times. And again. And again. And then people took it as a challenge and just crushed this game as a team.
I put the names in the order of latest improvement (or how do I say this in English?) If I missed someone, poke me.
Overall, I think this game is quite impressive in how it replicates a game from a more advanced console, and the variety of gameplay in different levels. It only has 3 of them but come on give the devs a break!
I was personally only interested in the last segment of the movie where you have to wait for a wasp to pass and then you jump on a pirate and then you jump on more wasps. It was the only place I managed to improve (I touched the entire stage 3), and then I just waited for the framewar to end to test that place again, and surprise, my instinct hasn't failed me, lol. It's just 3 frames faster than the fastest WIP by Memory but otherwise the framewar indeed looks done.
If anyone still feels like beating this time, by all means go to helll join the party! Or not.

ThunderAxe31: Claiming for judgment, in hope I don't get dragged myself in the party as well.
ThunderAxe31: It seems to me that it's going to be enough hard to improve it from this point.
While the title is quite known is some areas of the world, the game itself is not that good, so I can relate with the overall reaction towards this movie. Accepting for the Vault.
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[16:36:31] <Mothrayas> I have to say this argument about robot drug usage is a lot more fun than whatever else we have been doing in the past two+ hours
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Great frame war, unfortunately doesn’t change how boring the game is. Voting no on entertainment.
[14:15] <feos> WinDOES what DOSn't 12:33:44 PM <Mothrayas> "I got an oof with my game!" Mothrayas Today at 12:22: <Colin> thank you for supporting noble causes such as my feet MemoryTAS Today at 11:55 AM: you wouldn't know beauty if it slapped you in the face with a giant fish [Today at 4:51 PM] Mothrayas: although if you like your own tweets that's the online equivalent of sniffing your own farts and probably tells a lot about you as a person MemoryTAS Today at 7:01 PM: But I exert big staff energy honestly lol Samsara Today at 1:20 PM: wouldn't ACE in a real life TAS just stand for Actually Cease Existing
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Indeed. Voted No.
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Well were there any glitches or tricks used? Also this is really not much of a game tbh. Amusing to see this incomplete port though. Meh.
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I kinda liked it even outside the framewar :< voted yes EDIT: In response to Mike above: kinda? If you press A right before you land on an enemy on the last stage, you bounce higher. Routing out the jumps in that level was tricky.
[16:36:31] <Mothrayas> I have to say this argument about robot drug usage is a lot more fun than whatever else we have been doing in the past two+ hours
[16:08:10] <BenLubar> a TAS is just the limit of a segmented speedrun as the segment length approaches zero
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Voting no on entertainment..
We worked so hard to reach 2:11.63 in record time and it's clearly entertainable.
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Right Character fell angry because we worked so hard to reach 2:11.63 in record time and it's clearly entertainable.
Imagine not watching Toy Story or not remembering Woody's name. Entertainment is subjective. On the topic of subjectiveness. Voting No on Entertainment as well. Congrats on the people who worked on the collaborative effort of the actual movie.
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frame war was fun while it lasted. but game wasn't fun to be honest. meh vote.
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7 No votes, 7 Meh votes and 7 Yes votes. Perfectly balanced as all things should be. Hey, 7/7/7. 777. Maybe this TAS will be lucky enough to be published after all. :) Seriously though, I almost joined the frame war at some point but good God I hated TASing the game and didn't make it past the first ledge. Run here seems optimized, but entertainment wise it is too short and slow to really make it all too fun, if that makes any sense. No vote.
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Are you serious? Voting no based on entertainment on a 2 minute video with fascinating glitches? Talk about low attention spans. Resounding yes from me.
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It’s always fascinating to me how people get offended by other’s opinions
[14:15] <feos> WinDOES what DOSn't 12:33:44 PM <Mothrayas> "I got an oof with my game!" Mothrayas Today at 12:22: <Colin> thank you for supporting noble causes such as my feet MemoryTAS Today at 11:55 AM: you wouldn't know beauty if it slapped you in the face with a giant fish [Today at 4:51 PM] Mothrayas: although if you like your own tweets that's the online equivalent of sniffing your own farts and probably tells a lot about you as a person MemoryTAS Today at 7:01 PM: But I exert big staff energy honestly lol Samsara Today at 1:20 PM: wouldn't ACE in a real life TAS just stand for Actually Cease Existing
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Watched in Mesen because BizHawk too slow (it synced perfectly). Everything was great until the end where I was confused... Meh.
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EZGames69 wrote:
It’s always fascinating to me how people get offended by other’s opinions
Who exactly got offended? Subjective responses outlined below: - unfortunately doesn’t change how boring the game is (no) - entertainment wise it is too short and slow to really make it all too fun (no) - game wasn't fun to be honest (meh) And so on. Don't see emotions engaged beyond that.
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Vykan12 wrote:
EZGames69 wrote:
It’s always fascinating to me how people get offended by other’s opinions
Who exactly got offended?
http://tasvideos.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=489857#489857
[14:15] <feos> WinDOES what DOSn't 12:33:44 PM <Mothrayas> "I got an oof with my game!" Mothrayas Today at 12:22: <Colin> thank you for supporting noble causes such as my feet MemoryTAS Today at 11:55 AM: you wouldn't know beauty if it slapped you in the face with a giant fish [Today at 4:51 PM] Mothrayas: although if you like your own tweets that's the online equivalent of sniffing your own farts and probably tells a lot about you as a person MemoryTAS Today at 7:01 PM: But I exert big staff energy honestly lol Samsara Today at 1:20 PM: wouldn't ACE in a real life TAS just stand for Actually Cease Existing
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EZGames69 wrote:
Vykan12 wrote:
EZGames69 wrote:
It’s always fascinating to me how people get offended by other’s opinions
Who exactly got offended?
http://tasvideos.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=489857#489857
Yes, that links to my post. "Are you serious? Voting no based on entertainment on a 2 minute video with fascinating glitches? Talk about low attention spans." Let's deconstruct this: - "Are you serious?" Displays surprise, a bit of a knee jerk reaction admittedly - "Voting no based on entertainment on a 2 minute video with fascinating glitches?" Statement of fact. See all prior posts in the topic. - "Talk about low attention spans" Seems judgmental at first, but also fairly objective. Why else would so many people be voting no/meh to a video that's less than 180 seconds long?
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Because people didn’t find it entertaining?
[14:15] <feos> WinDOES what DOSn't 12:33:44 PM <Mothrayas> "I got an oof with my game!" Mothrayas Today at 12:22: <Colin> thank you for supporting noble causes such as my feet MemoryTAS Today at 11:55 AM: you wouldn't know beauty if it slapped you in the face with a giant fish [Today at 4:51 PM] Mothrayas: although if you like your own tweets that's the online equivalent of sniffing your own farts and probably tells a lot about you as a person MemoryTAS Today at 7:01 PM: But I exert big staff energy honestly lol Samsara Today at 1:20 PM: wouldn't ACE in a real life TAS just stand for Actually Cease Existing
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- "Talk about low attention spans" Seems judgmental at first, but also fairly objective. Why else would so many people be voting no/meh to a video that's less than 180 seconds long?
I think the real reason is how gameplay of this game compares to what a given person uses to enjoy.
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Vykan12 wrote:
Are you serious? Voting no based on entertainment on a 2 minute video with fascinating glitches? Talk about low attention spans. Resounding yes from me.
I like this movie but the game is glitchless. There are absolutely 0 glitches that I recall being used.
[16:36:31] <Mothrayas> I have to say this argument about robot drug usage is a lot more fun than whatever else we have been doing in the past two+ hours
[16:08:10] <BenLubar> a TAS is just the limit of a segmented speedrun as the segment length approaches zero
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Memory wrote:
I like this movie but the game is glitchless. There are absolutely 0 glitches that I recall being used.
Is crash considered a glitch? 🤔 Link to video
Cuphead TASes desyncs unfortunately.
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Bluely wrote:
Memory wrote:
I like this movie but the game is glitchless. There are absolutely 0 glitches that I recall being used.
Is crash considered a glitch? 🤔 Link to video
It's not used in the TAS for obvious reasons.
[16:36:31] <Mothrayas> I have to say this argument about robot drug usage is a lot more fun than whatever else we have been doing in the past two+ hours
[16:08:10] <BenLubar> a TAS is just the limit of a segmented speedrun as the segment length approaches zero
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Memory wrote:
Vykan12 wrote:
Are you serious? Voting no based on entertainment on a 2 minute video with fascinating glitches? Talk about low attention spans. Resounding yes from me.
I like this movie but the game is glitchless. There are absolutely 0 glitches that I recall being used.
Did you watch the run, and see the part where he skips from world 3 to the credits with some kind of glitch? Despite witnessing that, still voted no/meh based on entertainment?
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........... That’s not a glitch. That’s the amount of the levels this game actually has. Also you are asking an author of the movie “did you even watch the movie?”.
[14:15] <feos> WinDOES what DOSn't 12:33:44 PM <Mothrayas> "I got an oof with my game!" Mothrayas Today at 12:22: <Colin> thank you for supporting noble causes such as my feet MemoryTAS Today at 11:55 AM: you wouldn't know beauty if it slapped you in the face with a giant fish [Today at 4:51 PM] Mothrayas: although if you like your own tweets that's the online equivalent of sniffing your own farts and probably tells a lot about you as a person MemoryTAS Today at 7:01 PM: But I exert big staff energy honestly lol Samsara Today at 1:20 PM: wouldn't ACE in a real life TAS just stand for Actually Cease Existing
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Dude, this game only has three worlds. It's a bootleg. Also, it was made by more than one person Edit: Beat to the punch by half a second, lol
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Vykan12 wrote:
Memory wrote:
Vykan12 wrote:
Are you serious? Voting no based on entertainment on a 2 minute video with fascinating glitches? Talk about low attention spans. Resounding yes from me.
I like this movie but the game is glitchless. There are absolutely 0 glitches that I recall being used.
Did you watch the run, and see the part where he skips from world 3 to the credits with some kind of glitch? Despite witnessing that, still voted no/meh based on entertainment?
I was one of the authors, you commented on my encode lmao
[16:36:31] <Mothrayas> I have to say this argument about robot drug usage is a lot more fun than whatever else we have been doing in the past two+ hours
[16:08:10] <BenLubar> a TAS is just the limit of a segmented speedrun as the segment length approaches zero
GoddessMaria, Samsara, and fsvgm777 are my sisters <3