What does speedrunner mean?

A gamer who plays through a video game as fast as possible

A speedrunner is a gamer that attempts to complete a video game as fast as possible. The speedrunner posts the speedrun time to compete with other gamers for who can finish the game the quickest.

When conducting a speedrun, speedrunners plan out their routes to cut corners wherever they can. They don't worry about collecting points, coins, or bonuses. They just focus on completing each level in the shortest amount of time.


He's a magician, he's one of the best speedrunners I've ever seen

Mario doing a speedrun

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Updated April 11, 2018

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