Category: Zelda Runners

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….

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…