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In Super Metroid, is jumping after running not just as fast as running on the ground?

No, running on the ground is faster because of a tech called Arm Pumping or Shoulder Pumping. While you are running, if you move Samus's arm cannon up and down it advances her forward by 1 pixel. ...
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In Super Metroid, how do you "Kago" through falling platforms?

Turned out I had two misconceptions: That i-frames (i.e. invincibility frames by damaging self on spikes) were required. They're not. That the shortness of the hop had something to do with it. Nope. ...
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