Super Metroid: True Boss Rush
Release date: Nov 06, 2010
Author: KT JDDD
Download: Version 1.32 [UH] (hard) (1142 downloads)
Download: Version 1.32 [UH] (1358 downloads)
Genre: Unknown [?]
Game: SM
Difficulty: Unknown [?]
Average runtime: 0:18
Average collection: 52%
Read Me: [None]
Forum Thread: [None]
Rating: Star Star Star Star Star
There is literally less than 5 rooms without bosses before the mother brain. Updates and improvements may be done to this hack, but don't expect a full update for something small.

Here is the easy and hard version. To look for later will be a special Impossible mode. That will take plenty of testing and fine tuning before completion.

Tell me what you think. And what will you like to see in Impossible mode?
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Ratings and Reviews
By Aran;Jaeger on Dec 08, 2016 (Star Star Star Star Star )
48% in 0:19
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No animals to be saved.
I chose Hard Mode.

Quick Summary of the meaning of my SM hack ratings:
5 orbs: SM hacks within the 80% to 100% (90% ± 10%) range of perceived perfection; SM hacks for outstanding wholesome playing experiences and at most minor inconveniences.
4 orbs: SM hacks within the 60% to 80% (70% ± 10%) range of perceived perfection; Well done SM hacks with noticeable design problems.
3 orbs: SM hacks within the 40% to 60% (50% ± 10%) range of perceived perfection; Normal decent average SM hacks.
2 orbs: SM hacks within the 20% to 40% (30% ± 10%) range of perceived perfection; Overall messy, confusing, or punishing SM hacks with some upsides.
1 orb : SM hacks within the 00% to 20% (10% ± 10%) range of perceived perfection; Ruthlessly unplayable, broken, or barely from the original game changed SM hacks.

Judgement parameters summary:
° Creative ideas and features, polished design, how enjoyable and fun the hack can be, lack of hard to find or cryptic required game elements, the difficulty, and if the hack can be finished without major guides or tools.
° Note that the length of a SM hack will not necessarily contribute to my rating of the SM hack, since instead the averaged out experience over the whole hack will be taken into account to get a relative comparison between SM hacks.
° Besides this, lack of impactful changes from the original SM game also went into the evaluation of SM hacks (otherwise one may consider them among the 3 stars hacks) as follows: Ultimately, for my ratings I consider a situation in which an SM enthusiast that already has, knows about and is familiar with the original game and its prominent mechanics could only choose 1 new SM hack to play and thus would really want to make sure he/she will get a fresh and fantastic experience or journey out of his/her 1 choice.

The goal of all these SM hack ratings is so that rather new players have an overview of the whole spectrum of SM hacks and how to sort them in, in relation to each other, where SM hacks that are rated lower might still be enjoyable for more experienced players.

Finally, sometimes for SM hacks it can be relevant that they may be significantly more enjoyable from a player standpoint at which the player is well practiced and familiarized with Super Metroid's game mechanics in general, and that in particular some of the best SM hacks may not be the outright best first SM hack choices to play otherwise because of this, and for beginner SM hack players this typically steers the best first SM hack choices towards some of the SM hacks that I rated with 4 orbs instead of 5.

Rating for some hacks may be off by 1 Star, but arguably not more, and ratings are not attempted to be provided within the precision of ''half orbs''.
By MetroidNerd#9001 on Jul 09, 2019 (Star Star Star Star Star )
57% in 0:17
A very basic hack that does what it sets out to do. It's set up more decently than I would have thought, but it doesn't do anything too out of the ordinary. An ok boss rush, if you like that kind of stuff, but not much value otherwise.
By Sapphron on Jul 14, 2019 (Star Star Star Star Star )
47% in 0:16
I really didn't mind the physics changes. The bosses were quick and weren't really buffed (I played Hard Mode) but GT was missing. D:
Worth a quick playthrough, I suppose.
By CalvinGBC on Jan 27, 2020 (Star Star Star Star Star )
57% in 0:21
No Golden Torzio. A good boss rush if you want to learn the behavior of each boss. Hard mode has some changes.

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