Category: Zelda Runners

It’s that time of the week again! Time to catch up on everything that’s been going on in the Zelda speedrunning community! This week, we’re discussing movement options and optimizations in A Link to the Past, and having a chat with an Ocarina of Time 3D moderator. Let’s get started! Now Playing The Legend of Zelda community are gearing up for their 2019 tournament, this time with a twist! The tournament will consist of three different categories – Any%, 100% No Up+A, and Swordless. Not only does…

Welcome back to Zelda Runners, your bi-weekly lowdown on everything Zelda speedrunning. An action packed article this week, as we bring you the latest developments in the Wind Waker HD any% category, and an interview with a randomizer newbie! On top of this, we see the return of the Top 5 segment, this time taking a look at the Hardest Zelda Speedruns. Be sure to check it out! Now Playing This week a brand new patch for the Majora’s Mask Randomizer was released. V1.1 brings multiple large bug fixes,…

Welcome back to Zelda Runners, your bi-weekly instalment of everything Zelda speedrunning. This week, in celebration of the newly announced Link’s Awakening remake, I’ll be delving into the world of the original’s “Kennel Glitch”, and I’ll also be chatting with an Ocarina of Time 3D Master Quest runner. Sound good? Grab your tea and biscuits, get comfy, and read on… Now Playing Here’s what’s been going on this week: A new Majora’s Mask randomizer was released. Functioning in a similar manner to the Ocarina of Time counterpart, unfortunately the release version…

It’s that time of the year again. Yes, that’s right, everyone’s favourite 5th of February. Hope you’re all sitting comfortably, because this week we’re delving into the world of Termina, and taking a closer look at how the opening hours pan out in a standard Majora’s Mask run. This article also features a fantastic spotlight with EnchantressOfNumbers, a Zelda II Runner and Tetris Master. Trust me, you do not want to miss it.   Now Playing This week, Wind Waker HD runners have found an important…

Welcome back to another installment of Zelda Runners, our report of everything Zelda speedrunning! With runners returning from Awesome Games Done Quick, you might expect things to be a little quieter. Not the case! This week we’re covering a brand new Boss Key skip found in Wind Waker HD, taking an in-depth look at Twilight Princess‘ Water Temple, and chatting to a Majora’s Mask 3D runner and router. Let’s get started!   Now Playing Of course the big news over the last two weeks was the…

Happy New Year! Welcome back to your bi-weekly dose of Zelda speedrunning, this time in brand new 2019 quality! We’re kicking off, or rather, launching into the new year with some speed tech from Breath of the Wild, and we’ll be chatting with a Majora’s Mask router and runner about their journey from runner to router, and back to runner again!   Now Playing The big news this month is Awesome Games Done Quick 2019. The GDQ events are possibly the biggest and most important…

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Christmas? What’s that? It’s the final edition of Zelda Runners in 2018, and we’re going out with a bang. This week we’re talking a brand new Door Clip in Wind Waker HD, Gem Duping in Four Swords Adventures, and having a chat with the Breath of the Wild Any% amiibo World Record holder. So grab a mince pie, a beverage of your choosing, and settle in for the ride! Now Playing This week, a Four Swords Adventures TAS (Tool…

Welcome back to your bi-weekly dose of Zelda speedrunning news! This week, we’re having a gander at some of the glitches found in The Minish Cap, as well as chatting to a prominent Breath of the Wild runner. I’ve also got the latest on a brand new Majora’s Mask TAS competition. Intrigued? Read on…   Now Playing Earlier in November, Speedrun.com, a huge database for most games’ speedrunning information, was subject to a security breach. This saw some users’ accounts compromised, including those of moderators. As…

Welcome to a special edition of Zelda Runners, one which celebrates everything Ocarina of Time speedrunning. Ever wondered why the game’s Any% category is only 17 minutes long? Or why this game has such a huge following in the speedrunning community? What about the origins of one of the silliest exploits ever found? If these questions are running through your mind day and night, then read on!   Glitch Exhibition Let’s take a look at the curiosity that is this game’s Any%…

Welcome back to your bi-weekly digest of all things Zelda speedrunning. Having stopped crying from the result of The Best Zelda Ever 2018 results, and having calmed down from the arguments which ensued in the staff chat, I’m just about ready to return to normal service. Just let me 100% Triforce Heroes one more time…   Now Playing A new type of speedrunning marathon is coming soon! Bingothon is a charity event, which will be hosted by speedrunslive and is raising money for the Doctors Without Borders….