Cradle Dark LTK 0:51 by Eric Liikala

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  • Achieved: 5 January 2020
  • System: NTSC
  • Rank: 1st (100 points)

After ~6 years of playing, my first GE LTK untied! This is also my second top 10 GE LTK LSU slay, which also slays the current #4 LSU having stood since 2011. Now I have a huge WR box all to myself. :)

Bozon's 0:55 was one of the strongest records, but after modern strats were discovered, faster runs and more completions became possible. It's still a huge lottery and after a combined ~90 hours between Bozon, Flicker, and myself, the only completion was my 1:00 which had a very slow start.

Since revisiting, I fine-tuned some more details to help with speed and completion chances, but it's still abysmal. I've put in another ~35 hours, and this was the only A+B completion, the third ever. Fortunately, it happened on a fast run, although I got a little stuck at the end.

There's still some meat left as I have also failed 0:49 twice, which you can see here:

#1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXoG7VkqXJw

#2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6Hmm3C03L4

6 Nades Double Fail: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmmKlhn6zzg

Very happy to get this time! I don't think I'll ever play this level again unless more new strategies come out.

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