Challenge: - Complete the game as fast as you can without warping, using a fully-powered character save file, and playing it level-by-level Character: - Any character Difficulty: - Any difficulty Cheats Required: - Level Select (explained below) Cheats Allowed: - Classic Samus - Classic Simon - Infinite Time Setting Up: - Using the level select cheat, replay 1-1 repeatedly until your character is fully powered up, then return to 1-1 again and save the game - You will need to grind for ammo before you make the save file from which you will be starting your run, since a "fully-powered" character includes full ammo. You are not permitted to do any ammo grinding after the run has begun, though Description: - This challenge allows the player to utilize all of the power-ups available to their character from the beginning - At the beginning of each level, save your game (then load it again in order to maximize your time playing the level, since it takes some time to save the game) -You play each level, one at a time and in order. You may only play each level once, with one exception: if you get hit or die, you must load your save file so that you can keep the power-ups. Under no other circumstances are you allowed to replay a level (until you have finished the challenge) - After you have played a level, record how long it took you. When you have completed every level (there are 32 levels), add up each of the times up to get your total Recording the Time: - Start your time counting from the moment the level card disappears - End your time counting at the moment you grab the flagpole or axe - Just to be clear, it's real time, not the in-game clock - Tip: If you're recording a video your playthrough, you can use the video playback as a timer, so however long the video took to get from the end of the level card to the beginning of the flagpole/axe, that's how long it took you (I would still recommend keeping time on your own, though, in case the video playback isn't perfect) For Extra Challenge: - You may extend each section to more than a single level. For example, you may want to time yourself per world, or per every two worlds, or even half the game. If this is the case, only save your game at the beginning of each section - Keep in mind, though, that you must go back to your last save if you get hit or die, so extending the sections to more than a single level can make this a very difficult challenge - When recording time for a longer section, don't count level cards, flagpoles-->castles, or bridge falling/approaching Toad/Peach Other Notes: - Post your total time here in this thread, along with the character you used and the difficulty level, as well as any of the permitted cheats you used. If you use any cheats that aren't permitted, your run doesn't count - Feel free to record your runs and post those as well - This challenge gives you an opportunity to utilize special weapons as much as possible, so have fun with it!