Race Hall of Fame
From A complete guide to Super Metroid speedrunning
A list of close, exciting, or infamous races that the community feels are must-watch.
|Date||Event||Runners||Commentators||Category||VOD link||Comment (possible spoilers)|
|2014-02-04||AGDQ 2014||Garrison, Krauser, Zoast, Ivan||sinister1, Golden||Any%||Youtube|| |
First big race after speedrunning started becoming popular, with a close finish. Considered one of the classic races out of all of GDQ.
|2016-06-17||2016 Any% Tournament||WildAnaconda69, Leodox||Mishrak, typwo||Any%||Youtube|| |
This race was PRKD vs KPDR, and synced up right at the end of MB2.
|2016-06-17||2016 Any% Tournament||duckfist, zoast||dingus, goop.Q||Any%||Youtube|| |
Both runners died without safety saves. The race went so long that Speedgaming put the next race on-screen in a 4-way layout.
|2018-03-09||2018 Multi-Category Tournament||Andreww, sloaters27||Kipp, xAncient_Gamerx||GT Classic||Youtube|| |
The race made wild swings back and forth as both runners made costly mistakes, and ended very close.
|2018-07-21||2018 Any% Tournament||Croakomire vs nhammen, ShinyZeni vs HyzrQL||MisterJGiggles, sloaters27||Any%||Youtube|| |
Zeni PRKD vs Hyzr KPDR, ended up being very close!
|2018-10-20||2018 Any% Tournament||zoast, Zmusic||Kipp, sloaters27||Any%||Youtube|| |
Zmusic had recently broken the 43 barrier for KPDR, zoast ran "hybrid route" (PKDR) to make this Bronze Match race more competitive.
|2020-06-04||2020 Multi-Category Tournament||ShinyZeni, Azder||FreyasSpirit, serberoth||Low% Ice||Youtube|| |
This race was part of the Multi-Category Tournament in 2020.
|2020-06-19||2020 Multi-Category Tournament||ShinyZeni, Zoast||Mishrak, serberoth||100%||Youtube|| |
This race was Game 2 of the Finals of the Multi-Category Tournament, Best of 3 with Zoast up 1-0 on Zeni.
|2021-06-13||SpeedRunning Underground||ShinyZeni, Behemoth87||SpikeVegeta, JHobz296||100%||Twitch Youtube|| |
This race was part of the old SpeedRunning Underground Series, and was hype to play and watch! Alternate commentary by Sephy and Hockey on Zeni's Youtube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRz6k2uYAdQ.
|2022-09-||2022 Any% Tournament||ShinyZeni, Zoast||Oats, TheHockeytowner||Any%||Youtube|| |
A missed baby skip leads to a very close finish.
|2022-09-||2022 Any% Tournament||Oats, ARealCutie||Eddie, TheHockeytowner||Any%||Youtube|| |
Semi-final of the Winner's Bracket, very tense Tourian.
|2022-10-02||2022 Any% Tournament||ARealCutie, zoast||Antinomy, sloaters27, TheHockeytowner||Any%||Twitch|| |
Best-of-3 match in the finals of the Winner's Bracket.