This Wasn't the Run, Until it Was

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#1 Posted by Dr_Mel (211 posts) -

It may have been called the run (numerous times) but few people know that that it took many tries for Dan and Vinny to casually run through Contra on NES. Here's a short documentation of their struggles, abridged for your convenience.

Thanks for watching!

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#2 Edited by htr10 (1062 posts) -

Awesome video! The ending gives me chills. Great job.

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#3 Posted by Dr_Mel (211 posts) -

Thanks!

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#4 Posted by Mikemcn (8594 posts) -

Good video! I'm starting to think they don't actually know when they start the video if it's the run or not? Which is weird because they're elite pro gamers... =P

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#5 Posted by imhungry (1132 posts) -

Wait. So all those practice runs were actual attempts? I feel lied to. Might have to cancel my subscription.

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#6 Posted by Ravenlock (109 posts) -

That was fantastic. Thank you for putting that together.

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#7 Edited by Dr_Mel (211 posts) -
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#8 Posted by auron1014 (72 posts) -

Great video! This is definitely one of my favorite series on the site. GBEAST is killing it with the content

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