Minecraft speedruns, like any other speedrun, are separated into categories. Think of set seed runs as playing the game with a map and all the treasure chests filled with needed materials are marked with a big red ‘X’. The courses have different themes and range in difficulty from easy to extremely hard. PC. a wood pick cannot mine iron even if it is enchanted to be faster than stone, Block breaking time calculation (assume using proper tool), If the value is less than 1, the block will be broken instantly, Efficiency bonus = 1 + Efficiency level ^2 , no bonus if no efficiency enchantment, For example, Efficiency V gives a bonus value of 26, Damaging a boat while riding in it, for example with a bow or flint and steel (to clip down). Illumina: The speedrunning community is on another level of wholesomeness that I love, and I hope it continues to be that way. For example, if you use the seed 8128 you will get the same world every time. For most other speedrun games, Any % is the most basic category. Ash: So what was the journey like from just starting out to earning world records? There’s any% glitchless which is just like the aforementioned any% except you can’t use glitches. With this particular Minecraft seed, you spawn into a world that has easy access to all that you’ll need to finish your speedrun as quickly as possible. From there, it gained momentum worldwide with other runners at different GDQs. It was a rollercoaster of luck. “If you asked me to choose between Random and Set seed, I wouldn’t because, honestly, I enjoy them both,” explains Illumina1337. Glitched categories are less popular, which is understandable as the game can get pretty broken. Let’s hope that while you’re reading, the top five list remains the same! Ash: Do you have a favorite glitch you like to perform? I had experience with PvP, so I tried to apply those skills to speedrunning and that helped. Back then, it was mostly me vs a few people: bluecrystal, fearfulferret and funderful were some people that I competed against. Here are a few tips for drawing your own map: If the map rules do not disallow it, you can clip through one block thick bedrock in a few ways: Minecraft Speedrun Wikia is a FANDOM Games Community. Mining will definitely increase your time, but it can also increase your survivability, up to and at the dragon. Tell her it’s for charity. If you’re truly brave, or crazy, you can run on a random seed. We went from a couple of people to a full blown community. Illumina: Bismuth’s set seed run from AGDQ (Awesome Games Done Quick) definitely kickstarted the growth. summer traditions also include Summer Games Done Quick – a weeklong 24/7 marathon of the best speedruns on the planet. Illumina: Yeah I have the world record in the any% random seed glitched. Nevertheless, we look at the top five Minecraft speedrun record-holders in October 2020. So we went from a handful to a global community. Practicing your route using peaceful difficulty or map backups is helpful but keep in mind you cannot do this for real runs, so plan your strategies accordingly. Nevertheless, we look at the top five Minecraft speedrun record-holders in October 2020. Ash: During your run, you had some amazing luck. And you don’t have to just complete the game. I enjoy glitchless more because it just feels like the traditional Minecraft I love. After watching some speedruns of other games on YouTube I thought that a Minecraft speedrun could be just as fun. To combat this randomness, speedrunners play the game on what’s called a set seed. With Minecraft, the game finishes when you defeat the Ender Dragon by going to the End Portal. ), Items that increase your speed (speed potions, equipment with speed buffs), If areas are open to the sky, also take the game time into account, Use spectator/creative mode or MCEdit to investigate the map, Find and list the chests with useful loot in each area, Note the location and types of spawners in your routing path, particularly mobs unique to the map, Locations you can potentially tunnel between areas, In Minecraft 1.7 or later you can remap your hotkey slots to be more convenient for you, Memorizing the monument is recommended, it helps you place the objective blocks faster, Most CTM maps use the standard wool monument (with some variance on metal blocks), but some are unique, A Respiration enchant on a helmet increases your vision underwater, An Efficiency 1 tool is about the same speed as the next tier (e.g. No doubt even more records will be broken by the time this is published... Mojang If you wanna be one of those players, check out the minecraft forum on speedrun.com. Oh no! As Geosquare explains: “Seeds are numbers that Minecraft uses to reliably generate a world. draw.io). With all the mishaps, setbacks, and plain old bad luck it’ll probably take the average Minecrafter - so me - hours, lots and lots of hours, to beat the game. Summer Games Done Quick (or SGDQ) is an annual speedrunning marathon where gamers work to complete their favourite game as quickly as possible all while raising money for charity. TheeSizzler took me through how he duplicates items: Admiral_stapler holds second place in Any % Set Seed Glitched. Easy! The money raised, often more than a million dollars – and this year’s SGDQ raised a record-breaking 3 million (with an M) dollars – goes to benefit Doctors without Borders. Bluecrystal was one of your commentators during your run. “I’m 17 years old and I’ve been playing Minecraft for about five years now,” Geosquare tells me. Near the beginning of the run, I found 10 obsidian in a chest, which is really lucky because that's just enough obsidian to make a Nether portal. Speedrunning is the art of finishing a game as quickly as you can. That means you’ll take whatever the Minecraft gods give you and use your wits to beat the game as fast as possible. Partially disabled monster spawner with 1 light source, Completely disabled monster spawner with 2 light sources. Minecraft speedrunning world records change just as quickly as the players finish the game. Ash: How did you get into speedrunning Minecraft? Now it doesn't really work like that, so I wouldn't know how someone's journey would be now compared to 6 years ago. [2/3] Save and quit, then go back into the game... [3/3] Back? Minecraft Parkour Servers. Android, iOS. A TAS uses mods to get the best time possible - in this case, one minute thirty-five seconds. Which is actually somewhat outrageous, because during the stream he was supposed to be working. One thing everyone agreed on was that the community is awesome. Latest runs. Minecraft speedruns, like any other speedrun, are separated into categories. Minecraft series Games Streams Forum. Even if you don't post your own creations, we appreciate feedback on ours. The video above shows a TAS (Tool Assisted Speedrun) from Geosquare late last year. He completed the Any% category where the objective is to beat the game quickly without the use of any glitches. Dimaex is a Minecraft speedrunner from Russia who holds the second position when it comes to the Any% glitchless category with a random seed. This was one of the better Nethers that I have gotten in my runs, so getting that in my SGDQ run was super lucky. 2012. In this article, we look at the speedrun record-holders in the Any% Glitchless with a Random Seed category in Minecraft 1.16. A little over a year ago I got drawn into the Minecraft speedrunning community and I’ve been a part of that ever since.”. Speedrunners practice for hours and hours in service to shaving milliseconds off their time or finding newer, faster ways to beat the game. During this year’s SGDQ, Minecraft took center stage due to the speedy skills of Illumina1337. for Any % Set Seed Glitched (and Glitchless too, so go Sizzy!). “Find a category you like and just do it,” Admiral continues. The chest also contained an iron pickaxe and iron sword which are also both very helpful. However, you must consider if it is worth the time backtracking. One of your first decisions may be whether to mine or not. Illumina: When I started there was almost no competition or community, I've been around since the community was very small, and there weren't many runners at all. The gamer got lucky with a village right by spawn and managed to breeze through the Nether to defeat the game. by RedShadowTV. Illumina: YouTube. My favourite of those is random seed glitchless for sure. Any % is a category where you work to complete the game as fast as possible. Illumina: I enjoy running the Diversity 2 mod, and in general I love custom map speedruns. Now you’re a speedrunning expert, let’s speak to Illumina! Well enjoy being DEAD WRONG you bony fool. Probably because it's a nice change of pace from the randomness of unmodded Minecraft categories.