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  • 4156
    2014-07-09: Found an FCEUX save state on my old Dell Inspiron 510m laptop.
  • 2012-07-24
  • 1881
    Played through the whole game on FCEUX with Erik (using the Konami Code), but I died on the last level... DAMMIT.
  • 2014-06-16
  • 4065
    completed the game (30 Lives Cheat). Completed with Erik using 30 lives code.
  • 2017-01-16
  • 7419
    completed the game (Mednafen - 30 Lives Cheat). Completed the game using 30 lives code, just warming up for YouTube stream...
  • 2017-01-17
  • 7420
    completed the game (Mednafen - 30 Lives Cheat). Completed it again using 30 lives code, streaming to YouTube. I switched to using a 360 controller, which I regretted. The controller has a problem where pressing down on the D-pad often results in a diagonal, which in Contra results in your character not ducking. Many pointless deaths because of this.
  • 2017-01-22
  • 7429
    completed the game (Mednafen - 30 Lives Cheat). My second Cotnra YouTube stream went better. I was using the keyboard instead of the Xbox 360 controller. I'm still far from being able to beat it without cheating...
  • 2017-01-29
  • 7452
    Playing on my real NES and using no cheat codes for once, I reached stage 6/8.
  • 2019-09-18
  • 10011
    I got 4 RetroAchievements in Contra. It's fun that you have new reasons to go back to these old games.


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