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StudioMDHR releases ‘Legacy’ branch of Cuphead
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StudioMDHR releases ‘Legacy’ branch of Cuphead

A legacy version of Cuphead has now officially been released on Steam, which is the “exact launch build as Cuphead, with no applied patches and no future support”, StudioMDHR announced on patch notes from December 20th, 2017. The Legacy branch contains exploits and bugs of the launch version, however the legacy branch will not be supported nor modified in the future. This means that previous bugs are present in the legacy version. Additionally, using this branch may corrupt or erase player saves. The new branch offers the strategies from previous Cuphead runs to come back into the spotlight. Some of the patches that came later past the initial release had broken strategies that had accelerated the speed of completing the game. For the speedrunning leaderboard, however, this doesn’t chan...
LADX Rando Races
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LADX Rando Races

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX now has a randomizer! At the time of this post, the randomizer is in alpha. LADX speedrunners who know all the tricks may be able to work around this, but casual players can encounter unbeatable seeds. You never know where a door might lead, how you'll use it to your advantage, or how you might have to work around it! See what items you'll discover within the randomized chests. Where you end up, with whatever resources you have, can only be overcome using in-depth knowledge and understanding of the Link's Awakening universe matched with your skill and wit. Though it may sound overwhelming to someone who is new to Link's Awakening, the randomizer includes a very useful tool to help you along your way. You can mark the items you've found and entranc...
Super Mario Land 2 DX
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Super Mario Land 2 DX

On Christmas day 2017, Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins DX will be available for download at romhacking.net The brilliant creator behind this romhack is Toruzz. He's the guy you'll want to thank! The entire game in color! In addition, this romhack will also introduce Luigi as a playable character! He moves differently than Mario allowing for new possible Luigi speedruns. As it stands at the time of this article, the original Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins has its Any% World Record set at a low time of 2 minutes and 46.266 seconds held by th3squirr3l. While in the main category, Any% Glitchless, Oh_DeeR holds an equally remarkable time of 26 minutes and 28.7 seconds with the top 30 runs all being sub 30 minutes. Lets see how much faster Luigi can go! This romhack will also be pl...