You guys are still doing speed-runs? Psh, speed-runs are so 2005
. These days, it's all about low-score runs;
baffling attempts at calculated badness, wherein highly-skilled gamers do everything they can to do as little as possible.
No one does better at doing poorly than YouTube power-gamer NotEntirelySure
, who recently completed the lowest-scoring no-death game of Super Mario Bros. ever, finishing the entire game with a trifling 600 points
. As a spectator sport, we think the low-score run has potential, although we're still not sure why our "average-score" runs never took off with the precision gaming community.