What does speedrun mean?

An attempt to play through a video game as fast as possible

A speedrun is a gaming term that refers to a player's attempt to complete a video game as fast as possible. It is typically done in competition with other gamers as they post times to brag about their achievements.

When conducting a speedrun, players look to cut corners wherever they can. They plan out their routes and don't worry about collecting points, coins, bonuses, etc. They just focus on completing each level in the shortest amount of time. Gamers that conduct speedruns are called speedrunners.


It's been over a week and I still have the best speedrun

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Updated April 11, 2018

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