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playthrough

Recording a video game in action along with running commentary by the player. Also called a "Let's Play."
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Before the speedrun went underway, some details needed to be ironed out regarding requirements that would equate to a 100 percent completion speedrun.
The video takes place at a charity event hosted by Speed Demos Archive (SDA), a group that conducts video game events called "speedruns," in which participants, under an agreed upon time constraint (which may include attempting to beat an established record), try to complete specific requirements of a video game (Speed Demos Archive, n.d.).
But don't be deceived by this simplicity - Mos Speedrun is a devious little game, where one mistake will scupper your chances of success.
For just pounds 1.19, Mos Speedrun is a must-have title and one of the freshest experiences currently on Apple devices.
Visually, speedrun videos are at times comparable to the disordering of games produced by Jodi and Cory Arcangel, and they demonstrate a similarly dual understanding and exposition of code and protocol.
(9) In evaluating the significance of this example, it is important first of all to note the distinction between 'tool assisted' and other speedruns. In instances of tool assistance, the game is played on an emulator and may be slowed down, played in minute segments and otherwise played in ways the original system would have made impossible.
What is crucial about Portal is that, unlike Jodi or Arcangel's artworks, the speedruns of many pseudonymous practitioners or Max Payne 2's practical self-reference, it simultaneously exposes and undermines informatic control at the intertwined levels of narrative and play, while retaining continuous gameplay and accessibility.
Naturally, this speedrun is full of jaw-dropping moments that made us go "Whaaat?!" Skip to 1:15:55 to see one of them.
Watch this "Half Life 2" speedrun below, courtesy of Youtube.