Author: Adrian Gonzalez

Adrian is an American writer who loves playing/speedrunning Minecraft, Celeste, browser games, and more. In his free time, he loves to hop on Hypixel and play BedWars.
The 5 Best Cooling Pads for Gaming Laptops in 2022
Gaming Gear

The 5 Best Cooling Pads for Gaming Laptops in 2022

Being portable, lightweight, and powerful are among the vast capabilities of a gaming laptop. That may be at the expense of a healthy central temperature that is uncomfortable to the touch and disruptive to the processing power. Some necessary steps are required in order to keep your machine cool enough to function at its full potential. One of the best options is purchasing a cooling pad for your gaming laptop. Before jumping into a purchase, you may want to consider free approaches to keeping your laptop at a low temperature. A cooling pad is an accessory for laptops. Cooling pads help prevent your laptop from reaching high temperatures by providing a cool airflow around the body of the laptop. The 5 best laptop cooling pads are the TECKNET Laptop Cooling Pad, IETS GT500, ICE COOREL, ...
What is Speedrunning? Speedrunning Explained
Community, Guides, Speedruns

What is Speedrunning? Speedrunning Explained

Speedrunning has been around for decades now, but gamers have given it a recent surge in popularity. Lots of people who aren't familiar with video games are asking, "What is speedrunning? What's a speedrun? Why is it so, so popular?" At face value, speedrunning can be summed up quite easily. This is what speedrunning is: Speedrunning is the act of beating a video game, or segment of a game, as quickly as possible while adhering to a set of rules which have been established by the game's individual community. Speedruns makes use of leaderboards to track who holds the fastest times for different categories such as Any%, 100%, and other various rulesets. But it's more than that. It's hard work, practice, grit, consistency, strategy, technique, technical knowledge, risk, luck, com...
Can You Beat Minecraft in Under 10 Minutes?
Personal Bests, Routing, Speedruns, World Records

Can You Beat Minecraft in Under 10 Minutes?

Wow, it has been an INSANE month for Minecraft speedrunning. The community managed to break sub-14 minutes. Not only that, but sub-12 was achieved. Can you imagine beating Minecraft in under 14 or even 12 minutes? If beating the game in under 12 minutes is possible, then is beating Minecraft in under 10 minutes possible? Let's take a look at the past four world records (all in the same month) to see if it is. Please note that speedrun.com looks at the in-game time rather than real-time. Illumina's 13:53 YouTuber and speedrunner Illumina managed to pull off a sub-14 right at the beginning of the month. This was the first sub-14 run of Minecraft ever. How did he do it? Illumina started out about a hundred or so blocks away from a village. He ran his way over to the village and...