Learning the Super Mario Bros. Speed Run

Last Thursday I finally sat down to learn the speed run route for Castlevania II Simon’s Quest. After rage quitting an hour in, I decided to pop in some Super Mario Bros. Now get this: I hadn’t actually ever beat the original Super Mario Bros. Ever. Dirty Casul Alright, hold up, I’m not some casual … Read more Learning the Super Mario Bros. Speed Run

Summoning Salt’s World Record Progression Series is Great!

Summoning Salt is a youtuber with an incredible series that summarizes the progression of retro gaming speedrun records in captivating ways. It’s like watching a really high-quality miniature documentary about some of your favorite games. My favorite one so far has been on the progression of Super Metroid, which is embedded above. An action platformer … Read more Summoning Salt’s World Record Progression Series is Great!

Streams to Follow: Arcus87

As the site is becoming more and more speedrunning, retro gaming and streaming focused it’s time to get you watching some of the great streams I keep following! Today I start a weekly feature where I mention a streamer to follow and unique things they do to Arcus87 Watch live video from Arcus87 on www.twitch.tv … Read more Streams to Follow: Arcus87

Holy Diver Stage 3 Walkthrough with Screenshots

Holy Diver is an absolute pain in the ass and Big 20 #6 requires everyone to beat up to stage 3. Well guess what? Stage 3 is an absolute nightmare of high skill platforming and memorization of enemy patterns. I’ve put together a few screenshots to hopefully make this easier for everyone. First Three Rooms … Read more Holy Diver Stage 3 Walkthrough with Screenshots

Garfield: A Week of Garfield is an Absolute Nightmare

The more I play this game for the best of NES big 20 the more I absolutely despise Garfield: A Week of Garfield. What is it? Garfield: A Week of Garfield is an action platformer released only in Japan for the Famicom. Apparently there were issues with licensing of the character in North America and … Read more Garfield: A Week of Garfield is an Absolute Nightmare