The Brief: A speedrun, or speedrunning, means to complete a video game as fast as possible.


When speedrunning, players attempt to complete a video game or one of its levels in the shortest amount of time possible, whether for entertainment or as part of a competition. This is usually accomplished by spending countless hours playing the game and learning every time-saving trick, reading guides, and watching other gamers speed run on Twitch and Mixer. is a website that provides leaderboards, resources, and forums for speedrunning.