23 March 2017

Mario Review: 03/15 - 03/22

⏱ World Records
Date Game Category (# of Runners) Time By
03-18 Mario Party 3 Story Mode (Easy) (4) 05:16:15 secretply
03-19 Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island Warps (132) 01:38:27 Andy_Kuma
03-19 Wario's Woods (SNES) Roundgame 1-99 (4) 01:38:11 cyghfer
03-22 Super Mario All-Stars All Five Warpless (1) 03:03:52 roopert83
03-22 Luigi's Mansion Any% (No OoB) (277) 00:56:51 Snap
Single Level/Segment World Records
Date Game Category (# of Runners) Time By
03-16 New Super Mario Bros. U 2 - 5: Any% (3) 00:00:47 Shiinji
03-16 Super Mario 3D Land 1-3: Any% (2) 00:00:31 DJstankdaddy
03-17 New Super Mario Bros. U 2 - 1: Any% (2) 00:00:53 Shiinji
03-17 Super Mario Bros. 7-2: NTSC (7) 310 zdoroviy_antony
03-17 Super Mario Bros. 7-3: NTSC (7) 240 zdoroviy_antony
03-17 Luigi's Mansion Chauncey Key (45) 00:05:54 Switchmaster64
03-18 New Super Mario Bros. U 1 - 3: 100% (2) 00:01:17 Shiinji
03-18 Super Mario Galaxy Bowser Jr.'s Robot Reactor: RTA (Luigi) (3) 00:01:32 Aurum
03-18 Super Mario Bros. 1-1: NTSC (60) 370 Ianwubby
03-18 Super Mario 3D Land 1-4: Any% (1) 00:01:41 DJstankdaddy
03-18 Super Mario 3D Land 2-3: Any% (1) 00:00:32 DJstankdaddy
03-19 New Super Mario Bros. U 2 - 3: Any% (1) 00:00:56 the_illuminati
03-19 Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games Snowboard: Beat the Event (1) 00:00:55 MrWang
03-19 Super Mario Galaxy Bubble Breeze Galaxy: RTA (Mario) (7) 00:00:44 Aurum
03-19 Super Mario Galaxy Bowser Jr.'s Airship Armada: RTA (Mario) (5) 00:01:26 Aurum
03-19 Super Mario Galaxy Grand Finale Galaxy: RTA (Luigi) (4) 00:01:07 Fokoro
03-20 New Super Mario Bros. U 1 - 2: 100% (3) 00:01:36 Shiinji
03-20 Super Mario Galaxy Sand Spiral Galaxy: RTA (Luigi) (2) 00:00:56 Fokoro
03-20 Super Mario 64 Shifting Sand Land: Single Stars - Inside the Ancient Pyramid (4) 00:00:12 php1r
03-21 Super Mario Bros. 7-4: NTSC (7) 346 zdoroviy_antony
03-21 Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon E-1: Any% (2) 00:03:40 Koopary
03-22 Super Mario Galaxy 2 Rightside Down Galaxy: Normal Stars (5) 00:02:54 men8672
03-22 Mario Party 5 Minigame Circuit - Hard (5) 00:06:44 Cycopather
๐Ÿ•ฎ Guides
Date Game Title By Link
03-17 Luigi's Mansion Map Glitch Tutorial Bluehits Link
03-17 Super Mario RPG SMRPG Peach Chart v1.08 Claude Link
๐Ÿ“† Events
Date End Date Title Schedule Link
03-10 03-20 SNES Super Stars Marathon Schedule Twitch
03-17 03-19 Californithon 2017 Schedule Twitch
03-17 03-19 Decolathon Schedule Twitch
03-21 03-24 The Inaugural Fleet Fest! Schedule Twitch
03-22 03-26 SpeedRunningeXpo Spring 2017* Schedule Twitch
⏳ Upcoming Events
Date End Date Title Schedule Link
03-21 03-24 The Inaugural Fleet Fest! Schedule Twitch
03-22 03-26 SpeedRunningeXpo Spring 2017* Schedule Twitch
03-24 03-26 Voltathon: Sparked! Schedule Twitch
03-24 03-26 STA AllStars 2017 Schedule Twitch
03-25 03-26 BSG12 Schedule Twitch
03-29 04-02 Randomassacre Randomizer Marathon 2017 Schedule Twitch

* = SpeedRunningeXpo Spring 2017 does not have any games scheduled from the Mario series

Other

  • Category Extensions WRs can be found here
  • Other videos can be found here

Overview

  • Summoning Salt was featured in a YouTube Gaming tweet and was interviewed by BestSpeedruns [1] [2]
  • A Super Mario 64 DS TAS in 08:12.93 by Sharkey91, Really_Tall & ALAKTORN was submitted to TASVideos for publication [1]
  • Super Mario Run was released for Android on March 22 [1] [2] [3]
  • Mario Sports Superstars for 3DS will be released March 24 & 30 for North America and Japan, respectively [1]

15 March 2017

Mario Review: 03/13 - 03/15

⏱ World Records
Date Game Category (# of Runners) Time By
03-15 Super Mario All-Stars All Five Warpless (1) 03:12:18 roopert83
03-15 Mario Kart 64 Mushroom Cup - Skips (1) 00:05:57 abney317
Single Level/Segment World Records
Date Game Category (# of Runners) Time By
03-13 New Super Mario Bros. U 3 - 3: Any% (1) 00:00:57 Shiinji
03-14 New Super Mario Bros. U 1 - 2: Any% (2) 00:01:14 Shiinji
03-14 Super Mario Sunshine Pianta Village: Individual Shines - Shine 6 (6) 00:00:42 fech8763
03-15 New Super Mario Bros. Wii World 3: Any% - Individual World RTA (1) 00:11:28 AC_Overdose
03-15 Super Mario Run World 3: Any% - 3-2 (1) 00:00:45 Jakepsyduck
03-15 Super Mario Bros. 1-2: NTSC (22) 350 Johny_Mandarino
03-15 New Super Mario Bros. U 1- 5: Any% (2) 00:00:41 Shiinji
03-15 New Super Mario Bros. U 1 - 4: Any% (2) 00:00:51 Shiinji
03-15 New Super Mario Bros. U 1 - 3: Any% (2) 00:01:08 Shiinji
03-15 Super Mario 64 Shifting Sand Land: Single Stars - Inside the Ancient Pyramid (4) 00:00:12 php1r
๐Ÿ•ฎ Guides
Date Game Title By Link
03-14 Super Mario 64 Axon's SM64 Glossary Alaris_Villain Link
03-14 Super Mario Bros. 2 Ladder/Chain/Vine Jumps jeffsledge Link
▶ Videos
Date Game Title By Link
03-14 Mario Kart 64 World Record Progression: Mario Kart 64 Summoning Salt youTube
๐Ÿ“† Events
Date End Date Title Schedule Link
03-10 03-20 SNES Super Stars Marathon Schedule Twitch
⏳ Upcoming Events
Date End Date Title Schedule Link
03-10 03-20 SNES Super Stars Marathon Schedule Twitch
03-17 03-19 Californithon 2017 Schedule Twitch
03-17 03-19 Decolathon Schedule Twitch
03-21 03-24 The Inaugural Fleet Fest! Schedule Twitch

Other

  • Category Extensions WRs can be found here

Overview

  • SGDQ 2017 volunteer deadline submissions close on April 6 [1]
  • Mario Sports Superstars for 3DS was released March 10 & 11 for Europe and Australia, respectively [1] [2] [3]
  • Mashable featured Summoning Salt's Mario Kart 64 world record progression video [1]

13 March 2017

Mario Review: 03/04 - 03/12

⏱ World Records
Date Game Category (# of Runners) Time By
03-05 Super Princess Peach Any% (4) 02:23:18 XanderRobotnik
03-08 Mario Kart 64 Mushroom Cup - Skips (1) 00:05:57 abney317
03-10 Mario Party Mini-Game Island Any% (55) 00:36:37 Bird650
03-10 Mario Party All Boards (Easy) (1) 06:40:37 KassandraNova
03-10 Mario & Sonic At The London 2012 Olympic Games All Events (2) 00:49:45 Balletdancergabe31
03-11 Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 Glitchless (1) 00:49:10 Crankykong
03-11 Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins Any% (7) 00:02:47 th3squirr3l
03-11 Wario's Woods (NES) 20 levels (6) 00:05:58 KatKunoichi
03-11 FDS Super Mario Bros. 2 TAS (-) 00:08:04 HappyLee
03-12 Wario's Woods (SNES) VS COM (6) 00:21:51 cyghfer
03-12 Wario's Woods (NES) 99 Levels, Type A (2) 02:03:27 KatKunoichi
03-12 Wario Land II Main Story - Glitchless (6) 00:35:58 Benjee
03-12 Mario Party Mini-Game Island 100% (15) 00:46:09 Bird650
03-13 Super Mario All-Stars All Four Warpless (9) 02:07:04 darbian
๐Ÿ•ฎ Guides
Date Game Title By Link
03-06 Super Mario 64 How to re-time your runs in Aviutl Alaris_Villain Link
03-11 Luigi's Mansion Any% No OoB New Route (Text) GlitchPhD Link
▶ Videos
Date Game Title By Link
03-04 Super Mario 64 Beginner Tips For Speedrunning Super Mario 64 BlueBobsCinema youTube
๐Ÿ“† Events
Date End Date Title Schedule Link
03-04 03-05 First Anniversary Baguetton Schedule Twitch
03-03 03-06 Speed Gaming for Sick Kids 4 Schedule Twitch
03-11 03-11 4ta Maraton #SREMTY Schedule Twitch
03-10 03-20 SNES Super Stars Marathon Schedule Twitch
⏳ Upcoming Events
Date End Date Title Schedule Link
03-10 03-20 SNES Super Stars Marathon Schedule Twitch
03-17 03-19 Californithon 2017 Schedule Twitch
03-17 03-19 Decolathon Schedule Twitch
03-21 03-24 The Inaugural Fleet Fest! Schedule Twitch

Other

  • Category Extensions WRs can be found here
  • Other videos can be found here

Overview

  • A Fantasy League has been implemented for Super Mario 64 speedrunners [1] [2]
  • The list for Super Mario Bros Discord servers has been updated [1] [2] [3] [4]
  • SGDQ 2017 game submissions closed on March 11 [1]
  • HowAreRuns submissions closed on March 12 [1]

Meta

Future Category Extensions WRs will be compiled in a list like above. For videos, only instructional videos will be highlighted from now on, all others will be linked to separately. In addition to this the videos will be Mario-centered. For Single level/stars WRs in future Mario Reviews these will be included an external link compilation.

05 March 2017

Mario Review: 02/25 - 03/04

⏱ World Records
Date Game Category (# of Runners) Time By
02-25 Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door Any% English/PAL (59) 04:54:15 Zephiles
02-25 Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door No Skips (2) 06:21:22 Almo
02-25 Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels Warpless 8-4 (SNES) - Mario (12) 00:22:17 darbian
02-26 Super Mario Galaxy 120 Stars - Mario (47) 06:05:52 Vallu
02-28 Paper Mario Any% (49) 01:46:23 YoshiZilla
02-28 Mario Kart 64 100% - N64 (6) 02:13:22 abney317
02-28 New Super Mario Bros. 2 Any% (56) 00:26:33 Tomppaa
03-01 Super Mario 3D Land Any% (25) 00:55:08 ZeldaCubed
03-01 Wario Blast: Featuring Bomberman! Any% (3) 00:37:28 drabits
03-02 Multiple Mario Games Super Mario Warpless Decathlon (1) 10:07:28 Barnowl
03-02 Super Mario Bros. 2 All Levels (11) 00:21:37 IluvMario
03-03 Yoshi's Story Any% (24) 00:11:23 dansalvato
⏲ Category Extension World Records
Date Game Category (# of Runners) Time By
02-25 Super Mario Bros. Category Extensions Coinless (1) 00:06:25 AmbidextrousRex
03-01 Super Mario World Extra Categories 121 Exit (2) 01:53:56 Area51
03-03 Super Mario 64 Category Extensions All Red Coin Stars (12) 00:33:50 Dezanig
๐Ÿ•ฎ Guides
Date Game Title By Link
03-01 Luigi's Mansion A Consistent Boolossus final boo strat - By: GlitchPhD Mastahbobby Link
03-04 Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door No Skips Route (Needs Play Testing) Zephiles Link
▶ Videos
Date Game Title By Link
02-25 Miscellaneous Why Do We Speedrun? Summoning Salt youTube
๐Ÿ“† Events
Date End Date Title Schedule Link
02-25 02-26 BSG11 Schedule Twitch
03-03 03-03 Nintendo Switch launched N/A Link
03-04 03-05 First Anniversary Baguetton Schedule Twitch
03-03 03-06 Speed Gaming for Sick Kids 4 Schedule Twitch
⏳ Upcoming Events
Date End Date Title Schedule Link
03-11 03-11 4ta Maraton #SREMTY Schedule Twitch

Overview

  • TheMexicanRunner completed a 3435:12:24 speedrun of all 714 NES games [1] [2]
  • Future emulator submissions on the Super Mario 64 Speedrun.com leaderboard now require visual proof of the emulator used [1] [2]
  • BestSpeedruns was launched, and interviewed Darbian [1] [2]

25 February 2017

Mario Review: 02/17 - 02/24

⏱ World Records
Date Game Category (# of Runners) Time By
02-17 Multiple Mario Games Super Mario Console Series Any% (2) 12:32:27 360Chrism
02-17 Mario Kart 64 Flower Cup - Skips (1) 00:05:14 abney317
02-19 Mario Kart 64 Flower Cup - No Skips (3) 00:08:20 abney317
02-19 Mario Kart 64 All Cups (No Skips) - N64 (62) 00:38:42 abney317
02-20 Mario Golf (GBC) Story Mode (3) 00:51:07 brisulph
02-20 Mario Party Mini-Game Island Any% (53) 00:36:45 RetroChris64
02-21 Super Mario Sunshine 20 Shines - Normal (120) 00:19:18 Syrup
02-21 Yoshi's Island DS any% (4) 02:06:07 J_duude
02-21 Luigi's Mansion 100% (76) 01:11:14 MichaelT00
02-22 Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars any% (66) 02:49:48 lackattack24
02-22 Luigi's Mansion Bogmire Key (20) 00:08:25 Residia12
02-22 Mario Golf Any% (Courses) (3) 00:50:47 Iambutpixels
02-23 Mario Party 5 Minigame Circuit - Easy (2) 00:08:17 Cycopather
02-23 Luigi's Mansion Any% (No OoB) (272) 00:57:23 HDlaxbm
02-23 New Super Mario Bros. 2 Low% (2) 00:31:18 tyan3
02-23 Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door TAS (-) 02:16:52 Malleoz
02-24 Mario Kart 7 Mushroom Cup (38) 00:08:58 Marc474R
02-24 WarioWare: Smooth Moves Any% (11) 00:48:35 ellaapiie
02-24 Mario Party 5 Minigame Circuit - Normal (2) 00:08:04 Cycopather
⏲ Category Extension World Records
Date Game Category (# of Runners) Time By
02-19 Super Mario 64 Category Extensions 50 Star - LBLJ (2) 00:45:58 Chreymd
02-19 Super Mario Bros. Category Extensions Walkathon (3) 00:08:23 JonsNerdRage
02-20 Super Mario Bros. Category Extensions Both Quests (5) 00:08:19 NoResets
02-20 Super Mario Bros. Category Extensions 1 Warp (4) 00:10:55 Kosmicd12
02-23 Super Mario World Extra Categories 960 Exit (13) 14:48:34 GreenDeathFlavor
02-23 Super Mario 64 Category Extensions All Red Coin Stars (11) 00:34:56 luke994
02-23 Super Mario 64 Category Extensions 100 Unique Lives (4) 00:40:41 SuperViperT302
02-23 Super Mario Bros. Category Extensions All Warps Deathless (1) 00:43:25 Barnowl
๐Ÿ•ฎ Guides
Date Game Title By Link
02-20 Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Dozing Sands Skip (ALTERNATE METHOD) SaraMelody Link
02-20 Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Mushrise Park Skip SaraMelody Link
▶ Videos
Date Game Title By Link
02-22 Miscellaneous Introduction to TAS: Tool-Assisted Speedrunning sonicpacker youTube
02-23 Super Mario 64 [SM64 120 Star WR's] cheese05's 1:40:10 vs. Siglemic's 1:43:53 Toad Toad youTube
๐Ÿ“† Events
Date End Date Title Schedule Link
02-17 02-19 Calendario CSM2 Schedule Twitch
02-19 02-19 Super Mario 64 - 120 Star Relay Race Schedule Link
⏳ Upcoming Events
Date End Date Title Schedule Link
02-25 02-26 BSG11 Schedule Twitch
03-03 03-03 Nintendo Switch launches N/A Link
03-03 03-06 Speed Gaming for Sick Kids 4* Schedule Twitch
03-04 03-05 First Anniversary Baguetton Schedule Twitch

*Speed Gaming for Sick Kids 4 does not have any Mario games scheduled [1]

Overview

  • Several runs became WRs but have since been broken:
    • Mario Golf (N64) - Any% (Courses) in 00:52:18 by Iambutpixels [1]
    • WarioWare: Smooth Moves - Any% in 00:48:43 by ellaapiie [1]
    • Luigi's Mansion - Any% (No OoB) in 00:57:37 by MichaelT00 [1]
    • WarioWare: Smooth Moves - Any% in 00:48:36 by the2thomasklu8 [1]
  • Important registration dates and sign ups begin March 6 for SGDQ 2017 [1]
  • The Final Split had its final show [1] [2]
  • Nintendo of America co-founder Alan Stone passed away due to cancer at 71 [1] [2] [3] [4]