Speed Run: Fallout 3

f3speedrunSpeed runs are when a video game expert utilizes every trick (non-hacking cheat) available to complete a game in the shortest amount of time.  They are impressive to watch when you consider how much time and practice it took to achieve.  Fallout 3 is one of my favorite games because of the massive world it inhabited.  I remember finishing the game (in many multiples of this speed run) and then learning I had only uncovered 11% of the world map.  Amazing.

Jump after the break to see this incredible Fallout 3 speed run in only 25 minutes, 57 seconds.

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Speed Run: Skyrim

skyrimspeedrunSpeed runs are when a video game expert utilizes every trick (non-hacking cheat) available to complete a game in the shortest amount of time.  They are impressive to watch when you consider how much time and practice it took to achieve.  Skyrim is a game so massive you could spend your entire life just learning how to make really excellent gloves.  But there is a story to work through and many people have done that in under an hour.  The current world record is much shorter than this particular speed run, but the live recording of it makes this worthwhile.  Seeing the player and his screen while he finishes the massive Skyrim in only 57 minutes and 26 seconds is a lot of fun.  Check out the amazing speed run after the break.

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Speed Run: Super Mario Bros

supermariospeedrunSpeed runs are when a video game expert utilizes every trick (non-hacking cheat) available to complete a game in the shortest amount of time.  They are impressive to watch when you consider how much time and practice it took to achieve.  Super Mario Bros is a classic game but when a speed runner takes control you realize you have no idea how to play this game.  Check out the current world record speed run as the game is completed in only 4 minutes, 57 seconds after the break.

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Speed Run: Elder Scrolls 3

es3speedrunSpeed runs are when a video game expert utilizes every trick (non-hacking cheat) available to complete a game in the shortest amount of time.  They are impressive to watch when you consider how much time and practice it took to achieve.  Elder Scrolls 3 is another massive role playing game that can be finished quickly by…well…walking through walls.  Check out this amazing 5 minutes and 35 seconds speed run complete with running commentary after the break.

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