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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Contra Speed Run: Epic



Well after having no Internet for like 4 days I return to bring you the most beastly Contra speed run (NES version) I have ever seen.  This guy isn't perfect and probably could have shaved about a minute off his time, but ZERO lives lost throughout, and his mastery of Snow Field and Energy Zone are insane.  Keep in mind before this though the game is pretty much easy-mode, but watching this is almost like artwork to me.  Contra isn't the hardest game to beat without losing a life, (I've done it a few times) but to do it this fast is pretty impressive.

51 comments:

  1. Speedruns are fun.. and DAMN he doesnt die once~!?

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  2. Must have been the most torturous 4 days of your life...

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  3. I miss this game so freakin' much.

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  4. I'm always impressed by these types of runs. Must take a hellova lot of practice.

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  5. That was the first game I was like WOAH its in 3d!

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  6. Lunacy, perfection and luck. Excellent.

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  7. Holy crap! I couldn't even beat this game without the cheat!

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  8. i was wondering where u went im glad ur back. that guy is insanely good at that game.

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  9. 4 days huh? That sucks.

    You know what, I never really passed this game. I know lame.

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  10. Contra brings back memories...

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  11. this game is such a classic and that guy is insane at it

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  12. OMG, you should check out the Freelance Astronauts. Maxwell Adams can actually play TWO isntances of Contra at the same time. He didn't beat both, but it came damn close. Google them up =D

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  13. I never was able to beat Contra. Great game and fantastic soundtrack though. This guy has some skill.

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  14. I watched this not so long ago actually (or, atleast another speed run). Contra is hard enough to beat by itself, so this is no easy task.

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  15. probly one of the best games of all time

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  16. I gotta pick up an emulator, i forgot that i love retro gaming lol. this game looks fun

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  17. I love contra. I remember playing it for the nes all the time!

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  18. What on earth? How he can do that? I don't remember things blowing up that fast or bullets being avoidable.

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  19. that is a cool run...skills

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  20. I actually watched that entire thing! Man, I do miss that game!

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  21. wow, nice run. i like doing speed runs.

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  22. I can only do speed runs on a few levels in a few games, this is insane.

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  23. Sounds cool; I'll check it out later. Following and supporting!

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  24. y'know, I've never played Contra...

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  25. How does anyone beat this without the cheat?

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  26. fuck, this game was always pretty challenging. kudos to that guy.

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  27. This guy must be a fox with the ladies... If only I had his gift!

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  28. I thought beating the game without the konami code was pretty badass, this beats that easily.

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  29. wow, more than impressive!
    I think I played it twice a long time ago and it was so hard that didn't want to try it never again. Some years after I discovered that the Probotector for Game Boy was a version of Contra.
    Nice blog, i love oldschool games!

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  30. I must say, the guy's got skills. But how do you know that the video is genuine?

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  31. Not bad. I'm not really that great at that game. Only because I never played it much. but that guy is fast.

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  32. oh man i nostalgia'd pretty hard right there. good share

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  33. Dude, I remember trying this myself. I'd get so close to the time! LOL That's just insane, though.

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