Super Speedrun - Beating Ocarina of Time in 22 Minutes

Zelda

I've never been one for speedruns myself, but this guy's playthrough of Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time in just 22 minutes and 38 seconds, is pretty damn impressive.

Using tricks including a Navi dive - after a series of flips and jumps, he dives into the water to skip not only a cutscene but the early portions of the game's Deku Tree - and an impressive warp after defeating (and simultaneously dying on) the boss in the basement of said tree, his run is only possible due to the combined efforts and calculations of many speed runners.

While I've played through Ocarina of Time once or Twice in the past ten years, these guys have been doing so over and over since the game was released, refining their efforts to get through it as fast as possible. At first the record was six hours, then it was three, then it was 40 minutes and now it's down to under 25.

The question now remains, is it possible to go even further?

According to the CVG rundown, a few seconds were wasted by Cosmo Wright during one portion of his run, so presumably there is a little room for improvement, but it would take something pretty special to really knock off chunks of time from a run like this.

Do any of you indulge in speedruns? If so, what's your fastest run?

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Info on Speed Runs

Just a bit of info in speed runs guys (seeing as there is a lot of ignorance and bashing on the matter). They've been around a long time. Older nostalgic games are the most popular, however, anything that is popular or once was (Goldeneye, BL2, Skyward, endless really...), has some sort of speed running behind it. Typically there are groups/sites that set the rules behind what is a "legit" run. In this instance Cosmo did a Zelda:OoT Glitched Any% run. There are records for glitch-less runs as well. Matter of a fact there are several different types of runs that exist in various ways for various games. These guys often do more than one type or run for a couple games they've master. Google speedrunslive for more info. It's recently become noticed more do to the surge of online streaming - twitch tv, etc.

Say what you want, but for 13

Say what you want, but for 13 years they all accepted exploits as parts of speed runs for Zelda. That's like saying super sticky jumping ( a glitch found by crouch sticky jumping ) isn't a legit way of moving around as demoman in TF2, and they've considered removing that.

Yea I guess, but it should be

Yea I guess, but it should be legends of link since in my opinion they should make another timeline where link tells the story of this bitch that keeps getting kidnapped and at the end he don't get none and lets the bitch finally die.

Wow...

I saw this run months ago, and you megagames come to me with this "new", speedruns are for a selected public, but not for the average gamer... if you're going to start with this news, at least mention one of the best speerunners: Sir Greenalink... but the best you can do is avoid "this" as gaming news...

I will only tell you this MARICA

Don't pretend you are talking with a cristfag, I don't follow any commandments coming from any imaginary friend, If you were near my vicinity, you wouldn't be harmed at all but your loved ones... I don't make promises for their safety... And you wouldn't even know who did it, your way of talking tell me that your are a DumbFuckingstanese Redneck Americunt. Jeezus won't save you ASSHOLE, get over yourself, you are not important at all, you are not worth at all, not even as a prey... I have more important things to do that, dealing with your christfag loved ones... PIECE OF SHIT...

idiots... just idiots..

you fucking kids crying over how he cheated the game, are just as pathetic if not MORE pathetic for insulting him for figuring/doing all this.. who cares if hes glitching the game.. big whoop.. who cares he circumvented fuck all.. im surprised you ignorant *adults* are on here freaking on this guy for showing just how crappy coded/tested games were back in the day.. so to all you whiny biggot assholes go on bad mouthing this guy. stfu yourselfs moronic fucktards!

Ahem

"It's not a true speed run if asshats use glitches to circumvent entire area's of the game. 22min... go fuck yourself." - War, this very fucking thread.

Sad stupid kids.

It's sad. All this grinning and clapping the stupid little shit. You can tell the zit-toting little faggot can't do anything in life, but he can glitch through a game? Fucking woo. Yeah. Worship the idiots...god damned kids. This is just shit. And sad.

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