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Big 20 Race #4 happened February 27th 2016.

The Games:

Mario Bros Beat Phase 10.
North & South Beat the game (difficulty 1, any settings).
The Karate Kid Beat the game.
Die Hard Beat the game.
Clu Clu Land Beat stage 5.
Puss n Boots Beat the game.
River City Ransom Beat the game.
Dr. Mario Beat levels 0 through 5. Begin at 0 if you lose.
Solomon's Key Beat room 10 (no warps).
Snake Rattle n Roll Beat stage 4 (no warps).
Adventures of Tom Sawyer Beat the game.
Tiny Toon Adventures Beat the game.
Robowarrior Beat the first boss.
Guerilla War Beat stage 4.
Bionic Commando Rescue Super Joe.
Metal Storm Beat the game (1 loop).
The Krion Conquest Beat the 3rd boss.
Gremlins 2 Beat the game.
Zelda 2 Get the hammer (no Up+A).
Rygar Beat the game (no wrong-warps).

Games must be completed in order.  You may use emulator, flashcart, or cartridges.  Use the North American version for all games.  All glitches are allowed unless otherwise mentioned in the rules below. No codes are allowed unless otherwise mentioned.

Results

Big 20 Race #4  (27 Feb 2016)  

1st Toad22484 2:47:14  
2nd JaguarKing 2:57:40  
3rd yogidamonk 2:58:20  
4th Darkwing_Duck 3:08:41  
5th Khananaphone 3:09:17  
  ...MORE...    

Game List, Rules, and Resources

VOD of the broadcast on the BestOfNES channel.

Table of split times for all the players (by Le Scraf).

Rules for Big 20 Race #4

Games must be completed in order.  You may use emulator, flashcart, or cartridges.  Use the North American version for all games.  All glitches are allowed unless otherwise mentioned in the rules below. No codes are allowed unless otherwise mentioned in the rules below.


Mario Bros

Game ends when the the "Phase 11" screen appears.


North & South

Game ends when the the "Bravo" screen appears.

One human player and one computer player. You may play as north or south. You may choose any difficulty level, any game game options, any year.


The Karate Kid

Game ends when Mr Miyagi's face appears.


Die Hard

Game ends when the "YOU WIN. GAME OVER." screen appears.

The A+B+Start code to run down the timer is banned. Continue code is banned.

The zip is allowed.


Clu Clu Land

Game ends when the screen starts to scroll down.


Puss n Boots

Game ends when the screen fades out after the boss.


River City Ransom

Game ends when the screen fades out after the boss.


Dr. Mario

Game ends when "STAGE CLEAR, TRY NEXT" appears.

You may choose any speed. You must start from level 0 and beat level 5. If you lose you must start at level 0 again.


Solomon's Key

Game ends when "Thank You Dana" appears.

No warps. Continue code is banned.


Snake Rattle n Roll

Game ends when the screen fades out after entering the door.

No warps.


Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Game ends at the kiss.


Tiny Toon Adventures

Game ends when the curtain starts to move down.


Robowarrior

Game ends when you touch the exit door of the boss room and the fanfare begins.


Guerilla War

Game ends when the boss throws you off the screen.


Bionic Commando

Game ends when the door blows open in the Super Joe room.

The A+B+Start code to exit a level is allowed.


Metal Storm

Game ends when the screen fades to white.

The boss warp glitch is allowed.


The Krion Conquest

Game ends when "Get Ready" appears on the following level.

The boss skip glitch is allowed.


Gremlins 2

Game ends when the screen fades out after the final boss.


Zelda 2

Game ends when link touches the hammer.

Up+A on controller 2 is banned. However you make take intentional deaths or intentional game-overs. The healer glitch is banned.


Rygar

Game ends when the screen fades out after the final boss.

Wrong-warps are banned. You must defeat all bosses. You are allowed to take the shortcut over the pit in Sagila's Lair (bouncing off an enemy or using the air-walk glitch).

Game Resources for Big 20 Race #4

These are resources and tutorials for games in the Big 20 Race. If you want to create or share tutorials for these games, or if you have any information that would be helpful to players, please contact feasel via twitter, twitch pm, or email


Mario Bros

Tutorial by CapnGoof.


North & South

Tutorial by Garadas21.


The Karate Kid


Die Hard

Tutorial by yogidamonk.

The fastest way to run down the in-game timer is to walk on broken glass and then take the stairs repeatedly. Do this until enough in-game time has elapsed that you can fight the final boss. There is a zip that takes you to the final boss.


Clu Clu Land

Tutorial by Darkwing_duck_sda.

Maps and guide by hiratajo.


Puss n Boots


River City Ransom

Tutorial by CapnGoof: part 1, part 2

Written guide by CapnGoof.

You must defeat these bosses in order: Rocko (warehouse), Blade (Sherman Park), Turk (after the tunnel), Mojo (construction site), Thor (factory), Ivan (RC High entrance), Otis (gym), Randy & Andy (top floor), Slick (rooftop).

You should buy a fighting technique, either Stone Hands or Dragon Feet (Waterfront mall). For safety you can either eat a lamb-leg (Flatirons butcher shop) or visit the Sauna twice. This charges up your Will Power, which allows you to recover several times from being knocked down with 0 health.

The dragon twins can be fought one at a time: approach them slowly from the left and stop the moment they spawn, so that the one on the right is partially off screen. Then wait for the one on the left to activate and come to you, and fight him while the other twin remains inactive.


Dr. Mario

Tutorial by yogidamonk.


Solomon's Key

Tutorial by yogidamonk.

Walkthrough from the SDA knowledgebase: Normal-ending levels, Best-ending levels.


Snake Rattle n Roll

Blues are worth 1, Pinks are worth 2, Yellows are worth 3. Your snake gains a segment for every 4 points you eat. Your tail segment will start to flash when you have enough segments to trigger the scale that opens the exit door. In the first 4 levels there are enough pibbleys available in the holes in the ground that you won't have to rely on eating the random ones from the dispensers. In level 4 you don't need to eat any pibbleys at all since you can force an anvil to drop on the scale to trigger it.


Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Tutorial by BadBrakes.


Tiny Toon Adventures

Tutorial by Joka.


Robowarrior

Tutorial by Trysdyn.

Tutorial by deceax.


Guerilla War

Tutorial by whitman_price.


Bionic Commando

Tutorial by PJ.

Areas to visit: 5, 3 (equip rocket launcher), 6, 14 (equip letter, get communicator), 9, 7 (equip 3-way gun, then equip rocket launcher). You don't have to visit Area 15.

You can press A+B+Start to exit the neutral-zone area once you grab the communicator. You can also use A+B+Start to exit area 7 after breaking the initial barrier with the 3-way gun, then switch to the Rocket Launcher and re-enter the level to make the boss fight easier.


Metal Storm

Tutorial by Whitehat94: part 1, part 2


The Krion Conquest

Tutorial by duckfist.


Gremlins 2

Tutorial by InfestedRiche.

Tutorial by Endy: part 1, part 2


Zelda 2

Tutorial by Simpoldood: part 1, part 2

Example route by Simpoldood.

You can get the candle from palace 1 if you don't want to do Death Mountain in the dark. You can also get the Life spell which is optional (to cast it you must either get the magic container near the start or earn Magic-3). There is a 1-up in the swamp before Bagu's house (by the medicine cave entrance).


Rygar

Tutorial by Darkwing_duck_sda.

There are places in the overworld where an intentional death can save time. There is a sage that refills health in between Rolsa and Lapis (2nd room from the right side of the overworld map). Attack And Assail magic will make the final boss easier. The final boss takes 10 hits at 3272 tone, 11 hits at 2976, 12 hits at 2728.

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