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Suggested edits for optimal All Stages videos

Rules:

  • (?) = Unsure whether this actually saves time.
  • (TAS?) = This strat blurs the line between RTA-viable and TAS-only.
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1-1

  • nei: no imposible swap(TAS?)
    • nei: probably belongs in a separate video as its something to go for, but unlikely for most runs. might lead to confusion in new runners learning optimal.

1-2

  • nei: too much running before first roll

1-4

  • nei: no sharkless

1-5

  • nei: no rhino token route

2-1

  • nei: video has poor deinterlacing
  • nei: first roll of extendo can be started much sooner
  • nei: missing extra roll under bonus
  • nei: no end clip(TAS?)

2-2

  • nei: no minecart jumps(?)

2-3

  • nei: missing jump over 2 bees for roll over 2 tire platform after 1st DK barrel
  • nei: no crawlspace zip(?)

2-5

  • nei: no backboosts(?)
  • nei: no backboost with dk barrel

3-2

  • nei: is the tire roll actually faster?

3-3

  • nei: missing a roll+jump at the very start
  • nei: no insta barrel
  • nei: throwing animation after breaking dk barrel
  • nei: no video for SJR

3-4

  • nei: slow movement after first millstone
  • nei: no yolo rolls (roll+jumps under millstones before the rope skip extendos)
  • nei: no hard extendo (through 3 kritters after halfway barrel to clip through millstone)
  • nei: no wiggle after double extendo(?)
  • nei: no tire roll and roll over tire pit before last millstone(?)
  • nei: diddy gets stuck on the rope at the very end

3-5

  • nei: video starts from reptile rumble. might be better to start from funky
  • nei: no deep roll under tree

3-6

  • nei: video has poor deinterlacing
  • nei: corner cutting could be better
  • nei: no alternate ending route that goes under the clam and dismounts fish(?)

3-B

  • nei: video has poor deinterlacing

4-1

  • nei: video has poor deinterlacing
  • nei: doesn't jump immediately after halfway(?)
  • nei: uses 2 bird extendo instead of 3 bird from 101%(?)

4-2

  • nei: video has poor deinterlacing
  • nei: no rolls off platforms onto ropes(?)

4-3

  • nei: missing start that holds left and y at start, then goes under the mini necky and rolls off ledge
  • nei: minor movement errors when going up some slopes

4-5

  • nei: faster to run off 4th oil drum and roll off 1st moving platform then roll through 4th klump
  • nei: missing new strat before halfway

4-6

  • nei: missing triple tire roll strat before backboost

4-B

  • nei: video has donkey at start. an optimal run would only have diddy after sacrificing dk for the SJR in RBR.
  • nei: optimal video is a tutorial with explanation rather than just the optimal tape

5-1

  • nei: SJR is only 3speed, rather than 4speed with wiggle strat

5-2

  • nei: video has poor deinterlacing
  • nei: video has donkey. an optimal run would only have diddy after sacrificing dk for the SJR in ODA.
  • nei: only a short roll before manky's barrel rather than jumping over and rolling for longer

5-3

  • nei: is the SJR worth mentioning?

5-4

  • nei: video has poor deinterlacing
  • nei: poor corner cutting, no extra hard mincer clips

5-5

  • nei: video has poor deinterlacing
  • nei: no double jumproll

5-6

  • nei: video seems choppy
  • nei: no gap roll before omega
  • nei: first roll of second rope skip extendo can be started earlier
  • nei: no short roll before moving platform gap roll
  • nei: no extendo through manky

5-B

  • nei: enemies can be killed faster
  • nei: only 7 slapslides

6-1

  • nei: too many vids, could be neater

6-2

  • nei: missing a roll under the second mincer

6-3

  • nei: no extendo off the snake before halfway
  • nei: missing extendo off 3 snakes before the end. video does wiggle strat

6-4

  • nei: video has donkey. an optimal run would only have diddy after sacrificing dk for the SJR in misty.

6-5

  • nei: video has donkey. an optimal run would only have diddy after sacrificing dk for the SJR in misty.
  • nei: missing backboosts
  • nei: separate videos for "dumb tricks". just put them all in optimal

6-B

  • nei: video has poor deinterlacing
  • nei: no diddy sacrifice(?)

7-B

  • nei: no slapslide to avoid dk barrel(?)


Donkey Kong Country 2

  • 102% - needs new videos and information.

Donkey Kong Country 3

  • Any% - needs new videos and information.
  • 103% - needs new videos and information.

Other Games

Do you run any of these games?

  • Donkey Kong Land 2
  • Donkey Kong Land 3


If so, feel free to add information about them to the wiki!