Category: Zelda Runners

So this is what a post-E3 world looks like huh… Well, once you’ve picked your jaw off the floor, and rehydrated your Ganon-plants, it’s time to delve back into the world of Zelda speedrunning. What have I got in store for you this week? You’ll just have to read on and find out… Now Playing Big Zelda news this week? Nope, nothing. Not that I can think of anyway. New game? Nope, don’t think so? Look, unless there’s a HD remake of Triforce Heroes, I’m…

Welcome back to your bi-weekly installment of everything Zelda speedrunning related. Remember when I opened the last article by stating that Skyward Sword was finally broken? Well, in true Zelda speedrunning style, I’m happy to report that I was wrong, and that it’s now completely broken. More on that in Now Playing, as well as the results of the Ocarina of Time category name change vote, and a look at some sequence breaking in Twilight Princess in this week’s Glitch Exhibition!   Now Playing As I mentioned above, both a further discovery…

Becoming a staple in the Zelda series isn’t as difficult as you might think. Sure, swords and shields are obvious choices for each game. But a hand in a toilet? A grammatically incorrect error? You can bet your bottom dollar they’ll be popping up until the end of time. Compared to some of these recurring features, Trading Quests have been around for quite a while. First appearing in Link’s Awakening, they’ve appeared on and off throughout the series. Of course, they’re usually optional,…

Welcome to Zelda Runners! It might have taken almost 8 years, but Skyward Sword finally has a breakthrough, which will surely bring the any% category under 4 hours for the first time. Want to know what I’m talking about? I cover this all in Now Playing, along with a brand new Majora’s Mask discovery too!   Now Playing As mentioned above, Skyward Sword finally has a new glitch, dubbed Reverse BiT Magic. Discovered by runner gymnast86, it allows runners to apply Skyloft properties and coordinates…

Welcome back to your bi-weekly lowdown on everything Zelda Speedrunning! In this week’s article, we’re discussing the recent update to Breath of the Wild, and I’m chatting to an A Link Between Worlds runner. Oh, and I’ll also be giving advice on the easiest and most efficient way to get through a door, without actually opening the door. Exciting, right? Now Playing The big news this week was the recent Labo update the Switch version of Breath of the Wild received. As you might already have…

Welcome back to your bi-weekly summary of everything Zelda speedrunning! Don’t worry, this week we’re talking about actual speedruns (pardon my poor attempt at an April Fools last week), and we’ve got quite a bit to catch up on, including the games list for Summer Games Done Quick, and a brand new glitch in Breath of the Wild (yes, another one). Now Playing A brand new exploit has been found within Breath of the Wild. It stems from an even larger umbrella of glitches known as Apparatus…

Welcome back to your annual edition of Speed Runner – your one stop article for everything speed related! In this article, we’ll be taking a look at the new gender neutral fitness test the Air Force are considering using on all new recruits, taking a look at the double amputee looking to run a sub 3 marathon, and we’ll be counting down the top 5 speed runs of all time!   Now Running A new fitness test, nicknamed the “Fitness-Fatness…

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…