This is a speed run for Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater on the PlayStation 2. I did not do this speed run. I got it from w.speeddemosarchive.com. I got it for all those Metal Gear Solid fans out there, and non-fans alike. So please don't accuse me of copyright infringement, or plagurism. Enjoy.
Best Single-segment time, European Extreme difficulty, Fox Hound rank: 1:44:55 by Merlin 'Take-Chan' Medau on 21.05.07.
This is my first speedrun, I'm playing the german PAL version on European Extreme. First I'd like to say that MGS3 has been one of my favourite games to begin with and that's why I had the idea to make a speedrun.
My goal was to obtain the FOXHOUND ranking in under 2 hours, without severe injuries and 0 life gauges.
I planned and created most tactics and the route by myself, I didn't want to copy Adnan Kausers run, I deliberately tried to do things differently. I guess the biggest difference is the battle with The End.
The part from the beginning until The Pain is the easiest in my speedrun, but I had quite some troubles with Ocelot, although Ocelot and Volgin are amongst the easiest bosses. The battle with The Pain went without damage, but I spent too much time for him. From this moment until The End everything went well, without much trouble.
The battle with The End was good, but not perfect, the most important thing during the battle is the cigar spray. Without this weapon it would be impossible to win this fight in such a short time.
The only real problem I had was in Krosnogorje. There were 5 enemys but I only had 4 bullets left so I had to take down one enemy with the cigar spray.
The rest went well, except a few minor mistakes and I'm really surprised that I managed to finish this speedrun much faster than in 2 hours.
I think that it'd be possible to do this in 1:40h, but it will be difficult. I'll try to achieve a FOXHOUND ranking without any damage or to undercut my time record sometimes in the future.