SGDQ 2019

Health insurance rip off lying FDA big bankers buying
Fake computer crashes dining
Cloning while they're multiplying
Fashion shoots with Beck and Hanson
Courtney Love, and Marilyn Manson
You're all fakes
Run to your mansions
Come around
We'll kick your ass in

Postby Feech La Manna » Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:51 pm

oh cool they added TMR playing Cuphead at 7:30 ET
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Postby LaAbeja » Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:03 pm

Feech La Manna wrote:this is very useful if you want to watch a finished run that hasn't hit Youtube yet:

https://www.reddit.com/r/speedrun/comme ... read_2019/

cool, didn't know this was an option.

Awful block is always the best segment of these things.

Mohawk and Headphone Jack was cool. Really delightful that he submitted it 14 times and finally got to run it.
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Postby LaAbeja » Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:32 pm

Cool, cool, cool. A veritable coolsville.
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Postby figaro » Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:26 pm

tasbot time

wish the BB run thats a goal would be an all boss run but they did that at SDGQ....the any% run is ridiculously fast with the skips but still pretty good.
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Postby acidity regulator » Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:52 pm

super mario 1 with portal gun was hilarious
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Postby Kevin McCallister » Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:27 am

Gotta say, I loved A Week of Garfield.
kranky wrote:the monster mash isn't actually halloween specific and is just a monster party that could happen at any time.
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Postby brent » Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:14 am

the menu stuff in that ffix run is mesmerizing
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Postby G_S » Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:28 am

I was catching up on some runs last night and really loved this one



sorry if it was already posted
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Postby Feech La Manna » Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:48 am

Going to bed with the Final Fantasy IX guys going at it and waking up with them still having like an hour to go was pretty wild.
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Postby figaro » Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:52 pm

same bb runner as last time. love this doofus.

excited to see whats been done with odyssey runs now that they've had over a year with it.
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Postby came to wreck » Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:07 pm

Didn’t think they would get to 2 mil before odyssey run ended but the money is really rolling in right now
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Postby internethandle » Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:16 pm

2mil

250k+ came in in like 10 minutes
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Postby came to wreck » Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:46 pm

crazy
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Postby internethandle » Mon Jan 21, 2019 4:46 am

here's some of My Favorite Runs from this year - i tried to include non-obvious runs that other lists on polygon/kotaku et al did not:

shadow of the colossus ps4 (boss rush) - this is a boss rush run, so the runner just fights the colossi in sequence. it's insane how well-optimized their attack strategies are and consequently how quickly they take them down. commentary is also enjoyable. i'm also just generally fascinated by runs of relatively recently released games.
another world: 20th anniversary edition - really cool optimized run of a 2014 re-release/refresh that i didn't know existed of out of this world/another world, which always impresses me in terms of how forward looking it was design wise for its time
ecco the tides of time - runner and couch do a really good job communicating just how insane the premise and mechanics of this game is, and given how enormously frustrating these games were for me as a kid, seeing them break it was v. satisfying
bloodstained: curse of the moon - just a very cool metroidvania. same principle as SotC ps4 applies here re: new games being optimized.
super mario bros 3mix race - a 3 way race of a 2014 smb3 romhack, which includes a lot of pretty cool incorporation of other mario franchise elements/optimzations. i dunno i just really enjoy rom hack runs i guess, much less a race of one
light fall - another recent game run, a platformer with the primary mechanic of on demand creation of different kinds of blocks to climb, which allows for a lot of optimization w/r/t verticality on the part of the runners
mega man unlimited - another run of a NES rom hack that's really impressively extensive. commentary/runner are also v. entertaining/good.
mohawk and headphone jack - this awful games block run has been highlighted in other lists on various sites, but it's just such an insane visceral assault of a game that it really does deserve another mention
trio the punch: never forget me - this is a deeply weird/hilarious/obscure japan only data east arcade game released in 1989 that found its way onto the ps2 in some japan only arcade collection - it's a beat em up, i guess. you uppercut a pink sheep boss's ass at one point, then become the sheep in the next stage, which shoots out weaponized mini sheep. commentary is really good game is funny five bloody etc.
metal gear 2 solid snake - this is the ps2 version included with mgs3 subsistence, i think. anyway, it's always fascinating to me to watch a run of this game and witness how ahead of his time kojima was with the sort of filmic ambition he obviously had for the title. the runners also do a really good job of optimizing what seems like a really tricky game to run in terms of timing of inputs etc.
i wanna kill the kamilia 2 - jesus this fucking game. it's a sequel to something called a "medley game," which i didn't really know existed, which i guess is a massive aggregate of a bunch of platformer fan games, with an insane amount of length and progressively more insane difficulty with each subsequent stage, this game being many times more difficult than the previous game, which was already evidently notoriously difficult. the runner is this german guy who is really hilariously fatalistic almost about his role in being an adept runner of such an obscure and punishing title. also very cute shout out to his four year old nephew at the beginning of the run.
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Postby wakeman » Mon Jan 21, 2019 11:41 am

Been falling asleep to this FF9 run over the last several days
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Postby Feech La Manna » Mon Jan 21, 2019 11:58 am

The I Wanna... games seem to be controversial with GDQ viewers, I guess because the frequent deaths make them feel like more of a let’s play and the small margin for error on the longer boss fights leads to sometimes coming in over-estimate, plus a lot of more casual observers don’t seem to realize the nature of the runs. I enjoy them though, if nothing else just for how tense they get.
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Postby Kenny » Sat Jan 26, 2019 5:30 pm

Finally watching some of this, really love this one:
Image [PEACE] [LOVE] [UNITY] [RESPECT] ImageImage

You are a sacred being of light projected into reality for a purpose. Demand the right to your moment in this holographic gift with no rules, no borders, except for those who you choose to accept and live by.

Just wanna play videogames all the time and everyday.
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Postby figaro » Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:45 pm

https://gamesdonequick.com/schedule

oh dang its about that time of the year again
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Postby internethandle » Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:59 pm

fuck me it always sneaks up

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Postby guidance » Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:13 pm

hell yes

love that puwexil gets to close the show again. loved his ff6 run
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Postby internethandle » Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:03 pm

yeah man that is pretty ideal

he's WRH i guess for that chrono trigger category too, as of less than a month ago
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Postby came to wreck » Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:05 pm

yay
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Postby struttin' evil mushroom » Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:30 pm

for the first time since i started watching GDQs, i work from home now. it's gonna be fun
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Postby figaro » Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:40 am

today's the day
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Postby Feech La Manna » Sun Jun 23, 2019 2:52 pm

TMNT III co-op was fun
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Postby palmer eldritch » Sun Jun 23, 2019 4:17 pm

are they playing the games really fast
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Postby Jerry Lundegaard » Sun Jun 23, 2019 6:16 pm

so very fast

i have all this week off from work.

yikes!
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Postby came to wreck » Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:46 pm

dam i forgot today but best believe im watching all day at work 2morrow
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Postby internethandle » Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:59 pm

gdq is a 24 hour event ctw
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Postby came to wreck » Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:03 pm

naw it goes for a week...however many hours a week is
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