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Published on 6/28/2019
Punchy is a clone of the 1983 arcade game Hunchback. It incorporates elements of the classic puppet theater Punch & Judy. Police Constable Bobby must rescue Judy from her abusive husband Punch while avoiding obstacles such as flying tomatoes, flying pies, pits with or without alligators, and Punch himself. Collectible sausages allow the constable to effectively skip a stage.
In this run, DrD2k9 and Memory speed through one loop of the game via optimal use of the sausage effect.
Note: Loading finishes and gameplay starts at 6:59.
Game:
Punchy

Genres:
Platformer
Emulator Replay:
BizHawk 2.3.1

Published on 9/6/2016
Metroid Prime Hunters is the DS spinoff to the "Metroid Prime" trilogy, involving Samus in a race against six other bounty hunters to collect the eight Octoliths and get the "Ultimate Power".
At least, that's what was supposed to happen. Unfortunately for those bounty hunters, Memory is on the case. Thanks to a variety of tricks, out of bounds glitches, and optimization, Samus blazes through various planets in the Tetra Galaxy and collects the eight Octoliths in record time, destroying everything in her path. World's greatest bounty hunter indeed.
For those curious to see how the series originated, we also have a run of the original Metroid.

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Published on 9/8/2018
Mickey's Dangerous Chase is a simple platformer for the GameBoy. You can play as either Mickey or Minnie and the goal is to get back a present that Pete stole. The character can walk, jump, and pickup blocks and throw them. It heavily resembles Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers for the NES except with some autoscrollers with vehicles.
This run is 00:09.28 seconds faster than the previous movie by EZGames69. Upon joining the project, Memory added tighter lag reduction and better overall optimization.

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Published on 6/13/2020
Mickey's Dangerous Chase is a simple platformer for the Game Boy. You can play as either Mickey or Minnie and the goal is to get back a present that Pete stole. The character can walk, jump, and pickup blocks and throw them. It heavily resembles Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers for the NES except with some autoscrollers with vehicles.
This run is 174 frames faster than the previous movie. The time appears longer due to more accurate loading emulation.
Emulator Replay:
BizHawk 2.4.2

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Published on 5/15/2017
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III - Radical Rescue is the final Turtles game released for the Game Boy. Unlike the other Game Boy Turtles games, it isn't a sidescrolling beat 'em up game, but is actually a Metroidvania by Konami released years before Symphony of the Night. Each Turtle has a unique ability that they can perform. You start as Michaelangelo, and the goal is to rescue the 3 other turtles, Splinter, and April. To do this you must fight several D-List Turtles villains like Scratch and Dirtbag before fighting the big bad (cyber) Shredder who is guarding April.
Memory beats this game in less than 19 minutes with some luck manipulation and several exploits to avoid saving two heroes.

Published on 2/16/2018
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III - Radical Rescue is the final Turtles game released for the Game Boy. Unlike the other Game Boy Turtles games, it isn't a sidescrolling beat 'em up game, but is actually a Metroidvania by Konami released years before Symphony of the Night. Each Turtle has a unique ability that they can perform. You start as Michaelangelo, and the goal is to rescue the 3 other turtles, Splinter, and April. To do this you must fight several D-List Turtles villains like Scratch and Dirtbag before fighting the big bad (cyber) Shredder who is guarding April.

Published on 1/27/2019
F-Zero Maximum Velocity is a futuristic racing video game developed by NDcube and published by Nintendo for the Game Boy Advance. The game was released in Japan, North America and Europe in 2001. It is the first F-Zero game to be released on a handheld game console.
The Grand Prix is the main single player component of Maximum Velocity. It consists of four series named after chess pieces: "Pawn", "Knight", "Bishop" and "Queen", each having five races in four difficulty settings. In this movie, Memory uses the best unlockable machine at the hardest difficulty setting to blaze through the Pawn tracks of the Grand Prix mode.

Published on 7/23/2020
F-Zero Maximum Velocity is a futuristic racing video game developed by NDcube and published by Nintendo for the Game Boy Advance. The game was released in Japan, North America and Europe in 2001. It is the first F-Zero game to be released on a handheld game console.
The Grand Prix is the main single player component of Maximum Velocity. It consists of four series named after chess pieces: "Pawn", "Knight", "Bishop" and "Queen", each having five races in four difficulty settings. This time, Memory uses the best unlockable machine at the hardest difficulty setting to blaze through the Knight tracks of the Grand Prix mode.

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Published on 12/31/2015
LEGO Bionicle is a game based on the Bionicle toy sets, only released on the Game Boy Advance.
Set before the Toa Mata arrive on Mata Nui, it chronicles the adventures of Takua as he searches for the kidnapped Turaga and hidden Toa stones.
In this run, Memory abuses multiple glitches and general shoddy programming in this handheld game to complete the game only rescuing two Turaga's (village elders) and two Toa Stones.

Published on 12/3/2019
LEGO Bionicle is a game based on the Bionicle toy sets, only released on the Game Boy Advance.
Set before the Toa Mata arrive on Mata Nui, it chronicles the adventures of Takua as he searches for the kidnapped Turaga and hidden Toa stones.
In this run, Memory abuses multiple glitches and general shoddy programming in this handheld game to complete the game only rescuing two Turaga's (village elders) and two Toa Stones.

Published on 10/12/2020
Ninja Five-O features a ninja cop battling evil ninja masters and terrorists.
Joe Osugi, bizarre 'anti-terrorist ninja', is called in to assist the local police, who seem to be completely useless in rescuing some hostages.
The game is basically a series of rooms connected together. Your job is to rescue the hostages and then escape the stage through the red door. You have in your arsenal a three-level shuriken, a sword, and a grappling hook similar to the one from Bionic Commando. Joe also has two special abilities: to make himself invincible and to attack all enemies on screen.
Memory improves the previous TAS by 28.64 seconds, thanks to better optimisation and new tricks. Please read the author's comments for more details.
Emulator Replay:
BizHawk 2.4.2

Published on 11/4/2018
Bonk's Adventure is a simplified port of the PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16 game of the same name to the NES. It features Bonk adventuring to save Princess Za from the evil King Drool. This version of the game has some different stage layouts and some changed mechanics from its PCE counterpart.
Memory defeats King Drool in record time.
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Emulator Replay:
BizHawk 2.2.2

Published on 9/6/2019
Donald Land is a 1988 platform video game produced by Data East in association with the McDonald's Corporation for the Family Computer.
This game was featured in Dream Team Contest 7. This movie is a collaborative effort by the participants of the contest as well as the host, Memory.
Game:
Donald Land

Genres:
Platformer
Emulator Replay:
BizHawk 2.2.2

Published on 6/25/2020
Game:
Rambo

Genres:
Action
Platformer
Emulator Replay:
Bizhawk 2.4.1

Published on 12/19/2019
Super Donkey Kong 2 is a pirated Famicom port of the SNES game Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest published by NT in 1997.
The controls, graphics, and audio are similar to the SNES game, but downgraded to suit the NES hardware. The player can only control Diddy Kong alone, and due to the lack of Dixie Kong, a single hit from an enemy will result in death, much like in Super Donkey Kong '99. Several things from DKC2 are present in the game, including banana coins, crates, the K-O-N-G letters and the goal target at the end of the level which is also accompanied by Diddy's victory dance. Notably, there are only three levels in this game.
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Published on 3/17/2018
Sonic the Hedgehog Pocket Adventure is a platform game developed and published by SNK and released for the Neo Geo Pocket Color in 1999. The game is heavily based on Sonic the Hedgehog 2, borrowing much of the stage themes and gameplay elements, but featuring unique stage layouts, elements from other Genesis Sonic the Hedgehog games, and extra game modes.
In this run, Memory beats the game using precise jumps and glitches to complete every level as fast as possible.

Published on 7/7/2022
Alien Invaders - Plus! is a game for the Magnavox Odyssey 2 that looks like a clone of Space Invaders. The key differences are that you don't have to destroy everything to win a level, just the red aliens, and that you can take one more hit once your spaceship is destroyed and use that time to convert one of the shield blocks into a another spaceship.
In this run, ShesChardcore and Memory shoot only their required targets with pinpoint precision, even taking hits and converting shield blocks into spaceships in order to get a better aim at the aliens.

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Published on 9/21/2019
In this third game of the popular PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16 platforming series, King Drool steals the top half of the moon. Bonk, the caveman with the giant head, sets out to retrieve the lunar hemisphere. This game features candy power-ups that allow Bonk to shrink or grow.
In this run, Memory beats the game in record time using many mechanics and tricks that are similar to those in the first game. See the author's comments for details about the differences.

Published on 5/22/2020
In this third game of the popular PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16 platforming series, King Drool steals the top half of the moon. Bonk, the caveman with the giant head, sets out to retrieve the lunar hemisphere. This game features candy power-ups that allow Bonk to shrink or grow.
Memory improves her previous TAS by 6.6 seconds, thanks to a newly found skip in 2-1 as well as better optimisation. Please read the author's comments for more details.

Published on 12/24/2018
Bonk, a young caveman with a big noggin, intended to become the TurboGrafx-16's flagship character, starred in three games, Bonk's Adventure, Bonk's Revenge, and Bonk III.
Since the system was generally considered a commercial failure, the first two games were ported to other systems like the Nintendo Entertainment System and the Game Boy, and two original games in the series were even made on the Super Nintendo.
In his debut, Bonk's Adventure, you play as him on his quest to rescue Princess Za, a small pink and cute little reptile, from the evil King Drool, a huge and ugly tyronnosaurus.
Memory improves the previous TAS by 2 minutes and 39.09 seconds, thanks to better optimisation, a huge skip in the underwater section of 5-3 and better overall boss management. Please read the author's comments for more details.
Note: There are rapid flashing lights during the cutscene where the rocket flies up to the sky and when King Drool is defeated, which may cause epileptic seizures.
Emulator Replay:
BizHawk 2.2.2

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Published on 11/19/2018
Bonk's Revenge is the second game in a popular PCE/Turbographx 16 platforming series. Bonk is a caveman with a giant noggin he willingly uses as a weapon against his enemies. He can also break the laws of physics by using his enormous head as leverage to glide in midair.
This run features all the trappings of a prehistoric blockbuster adventure, including fire breathing, jungle platforming, raging on huge dinosaurs before they know what hit them, and raw meat.
In this movie, EZGames69 & Memory improve the previous run by FuzZerd by 01:11.22.
Emulator Replay:
BizHawk 2.2.1

Published on 12/5/2020
Bonk's Revenge is the second game in a popular PCE/Turbographx 16 platforming series. Bonk is a caveman with a giant noggin he willingly uses as a weapon against his enemies. He can also break the laws of physics by using his enormous head as leverage to glide in midair.
This run features all the trappings of a prehistoric blockbuster adventure, including fire breathing, jungle platforming, raging on huge dinosaurs before they know what hit them, and raw meat.
Memory & EZGames69 improve the previous run by 1 minute and 8.61 seconds, thanks to better optimisation and faster routes. Please read the authors' comments for more details.
Emulator Replay:
BizHawk 2.5.2

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Published on 9/21/2019
Super Boy II is a 1989 clone of Super Mario Bros. created by the Korean pirate company Zemina (재미나, roughly translates to "It's fun!") and is the sequel to its earlier game, Super Boy I. Besides having bad controls and graphics, this game leaves out some of the original features, including warp zones, water levels, Worlds 5-8, and even the princess.
EZGames69 and Memory saved 00:10.68 seconds (if we ignore BIOS time) over the previous run by managing screen updates and Mario's speed. Actions that affect screen updates include collecting too many coins at once, hitting blocks from below, and running on falling platforms.
Emulator Replay:
BizHawk 2.3.1

Published on 12/27/2020
In this strange game, you play a character named Plok who wants to get rid of all the fleas on his home island. Plok has the ability to shoot his arms and legs to harm enemies. To complete some stages, Plok has to kill all the fleas in the stage before the goal flag appears at the end of the stage.
Plok is in a hurry, so he looks for opportunities to travel faster. He finds slides lying around almost everywhere. He finds nice presents making him a lot faster. He finds tiny holes in the Flea Pit for big shortcuts. He finds helpful sawblades, nice guys pushing him into the right direction, and even a lovely fish which helps him climb a mountain. Even water helps him climb a mountain to discover one more slide. He also takes advantage of the fact that he can do bigger jumps without his legs.

Published on 2/24/2021
In this strange game, you play a character named Plok who wants to get rid of all the fleas on his home island. Plok has the ability to shoot his arms and legs to harm enemies. To complete some stages, Plok has to kill all the fleas in the stage before the goal flag appears at the end of the stage.
Plok is in a hurry, so he looks for opportunities to travel faster. He finds slides lying around almost everywhere. He finds nice presents making him a lot faster. He finds tiny holes in the Flea Pit for big shortcuts. He finds helpful sawblades, nice guys pushing him into the right direction, and even a lovely fish which helps him climb a mountain. Even water helps him climb a mountain to discover one more slide. He also takes advantage of the fact that he can do bigger jumps without his legs.
Memory and fsvgm777 return to the island of Akrillic for another TAS, this time completing every level in the game, and defeating every boss, in record time. Click here to see the authors' any% run of Plok!.


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