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Re: Last-minute CE speed run record
By:davidfuchs
Date: 1/2/18 1:56 pm
In Response To: Re: Last-minute CE speed run record (Rockslider)

: Well, the grab was only one of the many tricks employed of course. But it's
: a goodie.

: No, only this grab. However, I'm wondering if speedrunners have considered
: strategic uses of checkpoint delaying. In that full-game run, GarishGoblin
: had a disaster in the cavern, after the grab. Got hit by the Banshee after
: operating the door switch, and got reverted a long way back, losing a lot
: of time. I pointed out that if he'd delayed that checkpoint (the tunnel
: checkpoint) with Banshee fire until closer to the switch, he wouldn't have
: got reverted back so far. It would've been a good safeguard; and there
: could be similar uses of checkpoint delaying elsewhere. But maybe the
: speedrunners are already well aware of this - I don't know.

From my recollection of CE speed runs I don't think it's a common practice, or if it is it might be unintentional. Is jumping slower than just running forward?


Messages In This Thread

Last-minute CE speed run recordRockslider1/1/18 8:02 am
     Badger grab updateRockslider1/1/18 1:35 pm
     Re: Last-minute CE speed run recorddavidfuchs1/2/18 11:12 am
           Re: Last-minute CE speed run recordRockslider1/2/18 12:20 pm
                 Re: Last-minute CE speed run recorddavidfuchs1/2/18 1:56 pm
                       Re: Last-minute CE speed run recordRockslider1/2/18 2:33 pm
                             Re: Last-minute CE speed run recorddavidfuchs1/2/18 4:30 pm
                                   Re: Last-minute CE speed run recordRockslider1/2/18 5:22 pm
                                   Re: Last-minute CE speed run recordRockslider1/3/18 7:04 pm
                                         Re: Last-minute CE speed run recorddavidfuchs1/4/18 9:21 am

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