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133. The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends

The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends (1992, NES) by THQ

Current Any% Leaderboard (Speedrun.com)
This is the worst video game I’ve ever speedran.

The graphics are seriously some of the ugliest art I’ve ever subjected my eyeballs to.

The controls are slippery, eat inputs, knock you all over the place, involve precision, an...

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191. Time Killers

Time Killers (1992, Arcade) by Strata

Current Arcade Leaderboard (speedrun.com)

GAMES FROM THIS EPISODE OF AVGN:
Time Killers (Arcade)
-Time Killers (Genesis)
-Street Fighter: The Movie: The Game (Sega CD)
-Street Fighter: The Movie: The Game (Arcade)
-Jackie Chan in Fists of Fire (Arcade)
-Jackie Chan the Kung Fu Master (Arcade)
...

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115. Bill & Ted’s Excellent Video Game Adventure

Bill & Ted’s Excellent Video Game Adventure (1991, NES) by LJN

Current speedrun.com leaderboards for any%

This game sucks.

Were you expecting something profound?

Ok fine.  This game is not the worst thing in the world for any particular category.  That said, this game is so bad at everything that it doesn’t matter...

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60. Sunday Funday: The Ride

Sunday Funday: The Ride (1995, NES) by Wisdom Tree

Current Any% Leaderboard (speedrun.com)

GAMES FROM THIS EPISODE OF AVGN:
Sunday Funday: The Ride (NES)
-Bible Adventures (NES)
-King of Kings: The Early Years (NES)
-Super Noah’s Ark 3D (SNES)
-Exodus: Journey to the Promised Land (NES)
-Noah’s Ark (NES, PAL)
-Joshua (NES)
-Cr...

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103. Kid Kool

Kid Kool and the Quest for the Seven Wonder Herbs (1990, NES) by Vic Tokai

Current Any% Leaderboard (speedrun.com)

120 games into the Trials, and all the time I’m asked, “Which game are you most afraid off, going forward?”  The thing is, the games I feared early on always ended up not being that bad...

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71. Plumbers Don’t Wear Ties

Plumbers Don’t Wear Ties (1994, 3DO) by Kirin Entertainment

I’ve played at least 110 games that the AVGN deemed worthy of a review.  Some were good, most were awful, and some were so terrible that I can’t recommend them to anyone.  And then there is Plumbers Don’t Wear Ties...

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86. SwordQuest: EarthWorld

SwordQuest: EarthWorld (1982, Atari 2600) by Atari

Current 100% Leaderboard (speedrun.com)

GAMES FROM THIS EPISODE OF AVGN:
SwordQuest: EarthWorld (Atari 2600)
-SwordQuest: WaterWorld (Atari 2600)
-SwordQuest: FireWorld (Atari 2600)

Have you ever smashed a game with a hatchet?  I have.
(NSFW WARNING)


I have played a LOT of c...

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141. Hong Kong ’97

Hong Kong ’97 (1995, Super Famicom) by HappySoft

Current One Cycle Leaderboard (speedrun.com)

I love Beijing Tiananmen…

I do not love this game though.

Now, let’s be fair, this was never going to be a great speedrun, or a great game to play.  Not in its’ pure form, at least...

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129. Tagin’ Dragon

Tagin’ Dragon (1990, NES) by Bunch Games

Current Any% Leaderboard (speedrun.com)

When this game came up, I was actually excited.  Despite it being unlicensed, I thought the gameplay would be fun!  The graphics were awful and the music is either decent or ear-piercing, but I had hopes...

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43. Smurf: Rescue in Gargamel’s Castle

Smurf: Rescue in Gargamel’s Castle (1982, ColecoVision) by Coleco

Current ColecoVision Leaderboard (speedrun.com)

GAMES FROM THIS EPISODE OF AVGN:
Smurf: Rescue in Gargamel’s Castle (ColecoVision)
-Montezuma’s Revenge
-Rocky (ColecoVision)
-Cabbage Patch Kids: Adventures in the Park
-Campaign ’84
-Chuck Norris: Superkicks
-D...

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