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Big 20 #18

March 2nd, 2024 at 1pm EST

Race Details

Goals

Goal List

1. Life Force (50,000 points)
Time Start:
Selecting 1 Player on the title screen
Time Stop:
When 1P score is 50,000 points or greater
Notes:
  • Konami Code allowed: Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, B, A, Start.
2. Tecmo Super Bowl (Score 25 (or more) points)
Time Start:
Pressing A to select the opponent
Time Stop:
When your score (left) shows 25 or more points.
Notes:
  • You may choose any team to play as, or play against. You may also modify team data before your run.
3. Tetris 2 (Beat 10 Rounds)
Time Start:
Press Start when selecting Round 1
Time Stop:
When the space cutscene starts after beating Round 10.
Notes:
  • You can play on any speed or music. If you die on a round, you may re-select the round you were on.
4. Pizza Pop (Beat the Game)
Time Start:
Pressing Start on Single Play
Time Stop:
Fadeout after defeating the final boss
5. Battletoads vs. Double Dragon (Beat Level 3-3)
Time Start:
After entering the code below, press Start to select 1-1 on the Super Warp Zone screen
Time Stop:
After beating 3-3 and Level 4-1 is visible
Notes:
  • Upon game over, you may input the stage select code to get back to the stage you were on. B, A, Down, B, Up, Down on the character select screen
6. Millipede (Beat Round 10)
Time Start:
Pressing Start on 1 Player Game A.
Time Stop:
When Round 11 appears on the right.
7. Bobl (Any%)
Time Start:
Pressing Start on the title screen
Time Stop:
On the screen transition leading to space
Notes:
  • You must play on Version 1.2
8. Cowboy Kid (Beat 3 Bosses (Wild Wolf Chief, Slash Joe, Keith The Hawk Master))
Time Start:
Selecting 1 Player on the Title Screen
Time Stop:
When the Time Bonus hits 00:00 on the stage complete screen. (Wanted 3 will appear on the top after the 3rd boss is defeated)
Notes:
  • You must defeat these 3 bosses: Wild Wolf Chief, Slash Joe, Keith The Hawk Master
9. Rampart (Famicom) (Easy - Beat Stage 2)
Time Start:
Selecting Easy on the difficulty select screen.
Time Stop:
When the red icon appears after finishing Level 2.
Notes:
  • Must play on Famicom version
10. Mega Man 4 (Defeat 5 robot masters)
Time Start:
Press Start on the title screen.
Time Stop:
When only 3 of the robot masters remain on the select screen. Your configuration can be different!
Notes:
  • You may defeat any 5 robot masters you wish.
11. Faxanadu (Beat the Game (Eolis Password))
Time Start:
Pressing start after entering your password
Time Stop:
When the explosion finishes after defeating the final boss (SRC rules)
Notes:
  • Must follow the SRC rules for this category. You may develop your own password, but MUST start in the beginning town of Eolis. Runners that do not follow this rule may be disqualified on race day.
12. Day Dreamin’ Davey (Defeat Cerberus)
Time Start:
Pressing Start to start a new game
Time Stop:
Text box after defeating Cerberus.
Notes:
  • Upon 2 game overs, you may use the earned password to continue.
13. Nekketsu! Street Basket - Ganbare Dunk Heroes (T) (Score 50 points)
Time Start:
Press start to confirm the formation
Time Stop:
When your score reads 50 or more points at the bottom.
Notes:
  • Any teams may be used. You must choose Niagara Fall Court (top middle choice on stage select).
  • A translated file is provided as a default. An untranslated file is also provided. There are no known other differences between the translations.
14. Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (Any%)
Time Start:
Pressing Start on the title screen.
Time Stop:
On fadeout (to white screen) after leaving the final boss room
Notes:
  • Make sure Scenes are OFF!
15. Jurassic Park (Complete Stage 4 (Volcano))
Time Start:
Pressing Start on the T-Rex screen
Time Stop:
On fadeout after placing the final dynamite in the Volcano level (level 4)
Notes:
  • If you game over, you are allowed to use the stage select cheat. At the title screen, press Down, Right, Left. Repeat until you hear an explosion. While playing, pause the game and press Select to skip to the next level.
16. Adventures of Lolo 3 (Beat Stage 6)
Time Start:
On entering “H” on the password screen. Typing in the last character will start the game.
Time Stop:
On fadeout after beating stage 6-6
Notes:
  • Starting Password - FNYY WQH4 B2C9 ♥B▲H
17. Battle Kid: Fortress of Peril (Get Key 1)
Time Start:
Choose Arcade Mode after selecting Normal (or higher) difficulty
Time Stop:
Grabbing the first key after defeating the Owl Boss
Notes:
  • You must play on the 2.1 version of the game. You can play on Normal, Hard, Very Hard or Unfair. We recommend Normal. We encourage you to support the creator SivakGames and purchase this game!
18. R. C. Pro-Am II (80 points)
Time Start:
Pressing Start on the Enter Initials screen
Time Stop:
When your score displays 80 or more points.
Notes:
  • Enter “NES” as your initials to get extra starting money
19. Dragon Warrior IV (Chapter 2, Beat Chameleon Humanoid)
Time Start:
Pressing A on your Adventure Log, continuing chapter 2
Time Stop:
Screen transition after seeing “And a new day began…” outside of the battle.
Notes:
  • The provided DW4 Rom is pre-patched with a Game Genie code to help you quickly create a save for Chapter 2. You will also receive SRAM to start on Chapter 2 and a vanilla file. You may also manually enter a Game Genie code to quickly skip Chapter 1 and create a save file on Chapter 2. Filename/character gender does not matter for this goal.
20. Friday the 13th (Race Edition) (Beat the Game)
Time Start:
Pressing Start on the title screen.
Time Stop:
When “END . .” fully displays after killing Jason on Day 3

Rules

  • Finish all 20 goals as quickly as possible.
  • Games must be played in order. Earned passwords can always be used.
  • You must wait at least 30 seconds after completing a game before starting the next.
  • After the 10th game there is a mandatory 3 minute wait before starting the 11th game. There is also a 1 minute wait after game 15. You can enter passwords during this wait period.
  • Race will be streamed on Twitch.
  • The race will be timed using https://racetime.gg.
  • The games must be played live. Local recordings are suggested in case of power/internet issues. If you lose power/internet, continue the race.
  • Save states are not allowed during the race. Be sure to disable the use of save states before the race begins. Using one may result in disqualification from the race.
  • Note: Ends on screen transition” refers to the screen fading to black or switching to a different screen. The time stop on these will generally be when the screen transition finishes to black, unless otherwise noted. References to the next screen are just for clarification purposes.
Signup

How to Join

  1. There is no official signup. If you join us on https://racetime.gg on the day of the race, you’re in.
  2. To download game resources and get training tips, join the Discord and chat with the community.
  3. Start practicing! If you’re practicing live on Twitch, use the tag ‘Big20’ so other folks can find you.
  4. You can track your progress and others by using the community time tracker. To join the community time tracker, find a blank sheet (e.g., named SheetXXX), rename the sheet to your preferred user name, lock it, and start recording your practice times.
  5. On race day, the marathon will take place on https://racetime.gg. Make an account before race day so you are prepared! Links to the room will be provided prior to the marathon. First marathon? Visit this page on how to prep.
  6. Have fun! We’re happy to have you in the community!
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