Factory Default [3 Lives, Continues is NOT allowed]
Special Rules: Must collect all of the emeralds. The timer begins when you hit start on the title screen and ends when you delivers the final blow on Super Metal Sonic. The usage of Infinity Lives, All Emeralds or Wall Glitch are NOT allowed. You must complete the game or your record/attempt will be disqualified. Use "Knuckles Alone" as your character. Do NOT use "Sonic And Tails" mode or "Knuckles Alone" mode. Do NOT use the code for Debug mode.Special Note: This record category requires a link between the "Sonic the Hedgehog 3" and "Sonic and Knuckles" titles.