Category: Zelda Runners

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….

It’s that time of the week again! No, not “just Tuesday”, it’s the latest edition of Zelda Runners. Missed out on the Mini Games Done Quick marathon at TwitchCon? Fear not, you can find details of that below. In Glitch Exhibition, we’re going full escapism mode, looking at the various methods used to escape early game locations. And, in Spotlight, we’re chatting to a Breath of the Wild runner about the game’s recent breakthroughs. This is a big-yun, so let’s…

Welcome back to the latest edition of Zelda Runners! This week, we’re talking Games Done Quick, even more Breath of the Wild (when will we stop breaking this poor game?) and, in Glitch Exhibition, we’re taking a look at the enemy mechanics in the beloved Zelda II: Adventure of Link. Of course, there’s more to the article than I can fit in the introduction (otherwise it wouldn’t be an introduction), so without further ado, let’s take a look at the…

Hello and welcome, to what I hope is a somewhat exciting revamp for Zelda Runners, now featuring more news, guides, and insight than ever before! In today’s Glitch Exhibition, we’re talking Majora’s Mask, and why the Song of Soaring is more important for speedrunners than you might think. We’re also recapping on the results of the recent Breath of the Wild any% tournament, as well as a brand new A Link to the Past category to sink your teeth into….

Hello! Welcome back to your regular installment of Zelda Speedrunning news, breakthroughs, and records. In the next few paragraphs, I’ll be introducing you to the latest game-breaking glitch to be discovered in Breath of the Wild, and later in the article, we’ll be taking a closer look at some techniques used in Link’s Awakening DX to shave off those all important seconds.   Now Playing As mentioned, a huge discovery has been made in the latest entry to the Zelda series, Breath of the Wild….

Welcome to Zelda Runners, your review of the goings on in the Zelda Speedrunning community. After a wild and wacky week, with new tricks being discovered in Ocarina of Time 3D and Twilight Princess and Twilight Princess HD, we’re taking a step back to consider how these will affect runs. Also this article, we’re debuting a brand new feature – I’ll be counting down the Top 5 Meme and Pointless Runs. Want to waste some time? Do regular categories have…

It’s been quite the fortnight in the Zelda Running community. Almost every day has seen an incredible milestone met, with new World Records, Relay Races, and Tournaments. Blink, and you’ll miss something exciting! Don’t worry, that’s where I come in…   Now Playing Thanks to the relatively new route, Ocarina of Time 100% runners have been racing to be the first to score a sub-3 hour time. Finally, last week, long-time record holder zfg1 achieved a 3:58:45, helped along by…

Hey there! You like speedrunning? You like flying across large gaps? Have an unexplained hatred of cutscenes triggered by playing the Harp? Then boy do I have an article for you…   Now Playing Hopefully all of you caught at least some of the Zelda Dungeon Marathon that took place this week! Over the course of the event, we raised $4305 for Extra Life, and even set a World Record! The whole event can be found over on our Twitch…

As some of you might have heard, today marks the beginning of what can only be described as the biggest Zelda event of the year – the Zelda Dungeon Marathon 2018. Packed to the brim with exciting content, nail biting races, and comically failed glitches and exploits, you do not want to miss it. While the team involved with the event might brush it off as a bit of fun (and an excellent way to raise money for charity), an underlying tension…

Welcome to a post-Summer Games Done Quick world. This week, I’ll be re-capping all seven Zelda runs featured at the event, as well as chatting to a Skyward Sword runner and bingo player. So sit back and relax after what was likely a very stressful week of watching a single Twitch stream non-stop (what do you mean ‘that was just me’?).   Now Playing This week saw possibly the biggest speedrunning event of the year: Summer Games Done Quick 2018, a…