Time starts upon story selection, and time ends on Last Hit of the Wily Capsule OR when the Capsule Countdown of "0" scrolls off screen.
Character selection is not limited. Changing character upon death is not restricted.
At any time a Player 2 Joins the game, the run should be submitted under one of the Co-Op categories.
For Capcom Arcade 2nd Stadium: Unbinding any of the Speed up and rewind buttons is recommended.
Recover the New Parts! - Solo rules: No specific rules