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TAS:

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Tool-assisted speedrun. This stuff is fun to watch.

Here's a recent 5-minute run of Super Mario 64:

Bunny
My favorite one is a Harmony of Dissonance one.

Let me see if I can find it...

Ah. Here it is.

edited 21st Dec '10 10:55:27 AM by Deathonabun

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That one's terrific. I like ComicalFlop, he did that one and both of the fastest Donkey Kong Country 2 TASes. Also he did commentary over a Banjo-Kazooie TAS which was interesting. Let's TAS?

 4 Marioguy 128, Tue, 21st Dec '10 11:19:59 AM from various galaxies
Geomancer
What about the original TAS that started it all?

edited 21st Dec '10 11:20:11 AM by Marioguy128

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 5 Sparky Lurkdragon, Tue, 21st Dec '10 11:57:35 AM from Southeastern Oregon, USA
This one is my personal favourite - Zelda II: Adventure of Link in about 6 minutes by breaking the game in two.

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tasvideos.org

Be sure not to get lost in there.

http://tasvideos.org/1616M.html

Out of bound glitches mean you can complete Ocarina of Time in under an hour.
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This is Bored On Board at its finest:

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Here's a Brain Age TAS with a similar idea.

Boiled and Mashed
If you are at all interested any of the movies on this list are worth watching (some of them have already been posted).

edited 21st Dec '10 6:38:50 PM by arks

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[up][up]It's like that Paint Panic game in Kirby Canvas Curse.
 
[up][up][up] On the subject of hilarious abuse of an answer-recognition system:
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Broken. Again.
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Boiled and Mashed
Brain Age has been improved.

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 15 jebuz, Mon, 7th Feb '11 3:01:59 PM from Australia
I've been Bluelinked
^ What.
Australia
The country with a 2 party system
But all the power with independents
Nice to see interest in these. Pokemon Yellow and Chrono Trigger are two of my favorites.

I also make some of my own, though they're mostly shorter things for demonstration purposes. And mostly involve Majora's Mask.
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Here's one of my own creation:
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I wish I knew the mechanics of that game so I could tell you what I thought. There are many pretty colors and things happen very fast!

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Hey sweet, there's one for Pilotwings now.

 20 Ace Of Scarabs, Thu, 10th Mar '11 4:37:19 PM from Singapore Relationship Status: Drift compatible
I am now a shiny stone~
My all-time favourite was Megaman X and X2 being done at the same time. (that is, both games played with the same input file!)

edited 10th Mar '11 4:37:28 PM by AceOfScarabs

 21 Rocket Dude, Thu, 10th Mar '11 6:55:12 PM from AZ, United States
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This really has to do with Speedruns in general, but if a Driving Game has a Time Trial mode, does that count as Speedrunning?

edited 10th Mar '11 6:55:26 PM by RocketDude

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 22 Kerrah, Fri, 11th Mar '11 12:58:56 AM from Helsinki, Finland
Pure cuteness
I thought TAS meant "The Animated Series".
Knowing is growing.
 23 Firebert, Fri, 11th Mar '11 5:14:07 AM from Somewhere in Illinois
That One Guy
Or "The Abridged Series", which actually sorta fits it a bit tongue

edited 11th Mar '11 5:14:28 AM by Firebert

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As far as I know there wasn't much overlap between the Doom people or the Quake people (or the NESvideos people) and the racing game communities, so early speedrunners had no inclination to call their runs "time trials". A time trial and a speedrun are the same thing though.

edited 12th Mar '11 11:59:09 AM by Longfellow

Gamecube TA Sing is now possible. While "TAS"es of GCN games have been made before, they mostly weren't played back from input files like a true TAS. Now playback from input files works for nearly all games. Work on full game TA Ses has already started, but obviously that will take some time. In the meantime, some examples...

Sonic Adventure 2 Final Rush in 1:43.65 Dry Lagoon in 15.45 City Escape in 1:27.40

Metroid Prime X-ray visor in 21% Omega Pirate battle

Super Mario Sunshine The Boss of Tricky Ruins

This is gonna be awesome.

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