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The Marionette follows a struggling sculptor, Martin, who was drawn into a strange world. Following Eshana he learns about her life and eventually has the choice to die, stay with her forever or escape once and for all. Which ending is considered canonical is unknown to this day.


Best time: Single-segment 0:03:12 by Andrew 'Bigmanjapan' Bondarenko on 2014-10-31.

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Author's comments:

This is a single-segment run of «The Marionette» done in 3 minutes and 12 seconds. Run starts when mouse pointer appear, run ends when you stab the girl with a knife.

The run is pretty straightforward. The only place (I can think of) where you can save time is the ending choice. According to a walkthrough by Chief there are 4 endings and 2 of them can be obtained in multiple ways. I chose Eshana's death (by knife) ending because its least demanding in terms of collecting required items — you only need a knife, and you don't have to wait (say nothing to Eshana option) or waste time talking to her.

PC build and software used:

QuadCore Intel Core i5-3570K, 3400 MHz

ASRock Z77 Pro3

8076 MB (DDR3-1333 DDR3 SDRAM)

Sapphire AMD Radeon HD 7770

Hitachi HDS721050CLA362 HDD

Win 7 64

OBS 0.636b to capture the game


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