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  1. GHOST_AQC

    Meta Guides How-To Meta and Rat Runs

    I've been hearing a few questions in game and thought it might be good to try and summarize a nice little list of videos/guides for people that have never played Meta or done Rat Runs. First off, definitions: Meta 1. What is "Meta"? Meta, is a term for what the gold standard is for...
  2. News Bot

    3D Realms' Ion Maiden Revealed, Runs on Duke3D.exe's Build Engine

    Shackers may still be debating if the Duke Nukem franchise is ready for a reboot, but 3D Realms clearly thinks it is time for another game built of Duke Nukem 3D's Build Engine. The company has announced Ion Maiden with a brand new trailer showing off all the "hand-crafted pixelated glory"...
  3. G

    Guides: Rat runs explained

    Questions about Rat runs will pop up during the season for sure and quite quickly too, so I figured out I would give 2 links, one to written in-depth guide and one to great video with additional information on positioning etc: Written guide Video
  4. News Bot

    PAX 2018: In Children of Morta, Incredible Power Runs In The Family

    Rogue-lites are a dime a dozen these days, not to say that there aren’t quality experiences, but there are tons of titles to sift through. It takes some marketing genius and a little bit of luck to make them stand out, but some are simply appealing immediately. Children of Morta is one of...
  5. News Bot

    Awesome Games Done Quick 2018: Day 7 Schedule and Runs to Watch

    It's a new year and that means it's time, once again, for the folks at Games Done Quick to get together to raise some more money for charity. Awesome Games Done Quick is an annual event, held in the month of January, where the world's best speedrunners come together to blaze through games of the...
  6. News Bot

    Awesome Games Done Quick 2018: Day 6 Schedule and Runs to Watch

    It's a new year and that means it's time, once again, for the folks at Games Done Quick to get together to raise some more money for charity. Awesome Games Done Quick is an annual event, held in the month of January, where the world's best speedrunners come together to blaze through games of the...
  7. News Bot

    Awesome Games Done Quick 2018: Day 5 Schedule and Runs to Watch

    It's a new year and that means it's time, once again, for the folks at Games Done Quick to get together to raise some more money for charity. Awesome Games Done Quick is an annual event, held in the month of January, where the world's best speedrunners come together to blaze through games of the...
  8. News Bot

    Awesome Games Done Quick 2018: Day 4 Schedule and Runs to Watch

    It's a new year and that means it's time, once again, for the folks at Games Done Quick to get together to raise some more money for charity. Awesome Games Done Quick is an annual event, held in the month of January, where the world's best speedrunners come together to blaze through games of the...
  9. News Bot

    Awesome Games Done Quick 2018: Day 3 Schedule and Runs to Watch

    It's a new year and that means it's time, once again, for the folks at Games Done Quick to get together to raise some more money for charity. Awesome Games Done Quick is an annual event, held in the month of January, where the world's best speedrunners come together to blaze through games of the...
  10. News Bot

    Awesome Games Done Quick 2018: Day 2 Schedule and Runs to Watch

    It's a new year and that means it's time, once again, for the folks at Games Done Quick to get together to raise some more money for charity. Awesome Games Done Quick is an annual event, held in the month of January, where the world's best speedrunners come together to blaze through games of the...
  11. News Bot

    Awesome Games Done Quick 2018: Day 1 Schedule and Runs to Watch

    It's a new year and that means it's time, once again, for the folks at Games Done Quick to get together to raise some more money for charity. Awesome Games Done Quick is an annual event, held in the month of January, where the world's best speedrunners come together to blaze through games of the...
  12. News Bot

    CemU Outpaces Nintendo, Runs Mario Kart 8 In 8k

    Despite our qualms with the CemU Wii U emulator, the efforts to bring a perfect version of the latest Zelda entry to PC were honorable and quite successful. The 1.8.1b update had Breath of the Wild running in 4k from open to close and now, as reported by Kotaku, CemU has upped the ante by having...
  13. DaveQ

    Event: Bounty runs Sunday 30th April 2pm EST, 7pm UK, 8PM Europe

    Hi fellow Diablo dungeon crawlers, I am going to be running another set of Bounty runs, having been asked by a couple of people to do another date. Same stuff as usual pre-made groups are fine. Just let me knw please. Otherwise please the usual information. Class & Torment you can safely...
  14. News Bot

    Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Runs in 4K on PC

    The Nintendo Switch and Wii U are cute little devices that offer some great games. After a new patch, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has stabilized to a more solid frame rate in decent 720p resolution (900p if docked). But why should you settle for those middling resolutions when you...
  15. News Bot

    I Am Setsuna's Runs at 30 FPS on the Switch

    I Am Setsuna, a game that was previously exclusive to PC and PS4 consoles was one of the few launch titles for the Nintendo Switch. Digital Foundry recently uploaded a video that provides a side by side comparison of the Switch and PS4 versions of I Am Setsuna. For the most part, the games seem...
  16. News Bot

    Zelda: Breath of the Wild runs better on Switch than on Wii U, might output in 900p in docked mode

    Long-time Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma told IGN that Breath of the Wild runs better on Nintendo Switch than on Wii U. "I think I mentioned this during E3, but the gameplay is completely the same experience on Wii U and the Nintendo Switch," Aonuma said. "The game controls for the two are pretty...
  17. News Bot

    Super Mario Run: Get More Friendly Runs Per Day

    It's only been a week since Super Mario Run released, but Friendly Run solves an issue that people have had since the game came out. Before today you couldn't have a friendly competition in Toad Rally with your friends without risking Toads. Today's Super Mario Run update brought with it a new...
  18. News Bot

    GOG's Monstrous Winter Sale is live, and runs through December 11

    GOG's Monstrous Winter Sale has begun, offering discounts on PC games new and classic from now until December 11. To celebrate, the DRM-free platform is giving away Neverwinter Nights Diamond Edition for free for 48 hours. Diamond Edition gets you the base game and its expansions. GOG's sales...
  19. News Bot

    Nintendo's Switch runs on a custom NVIDIA Tegra processor

    Following this morning's unveiling of Nintendo's Switch console/handheld amalgamate, NVIDIA shared details on its custom Tegra processor that powers the platform. "Nintendo Switch is powered by the performance of the custom Tegra processor," per NVIDIA's announcement. "The high-efficiency...
  20. News Bot

    Nintendo Switch runs games on cartridges

    As shown during its reveal trailer this morning, Nintendo's Switch console will run on cartridges instead of optical media. These aren't your papa's bulky Nintendo 64 carts, though. Switch carts are roughly the size of Nintendo 3DS game cards, and are inserted into a slot at the top of the...
  21. SGTJANGLES

    World Boss Runs Tonight

    Hey Everyone, Quick heads up, I will be doing world boss runs all night so if anyone is looking to grab some loot and xp, jump in my party. Thanks and have a good one! SGTJANGLES
  22. News Bot

    Gears of War 4 developer The Coalition runs down feature set for PC version

    Gears of War 4 has already gained renown as the first Microsoft-published title to support Play Anywhere, an initiative that lets you play first-party Xbox One games on PC. Not content to let that alluring feature carry the whole package, developer The Coalition has whipped up over two dozen...
  23. News Bot

    Doom now runs faster and is more stable now that Vulkan support is here

    Bethesda and id Software have announced the PC version of Doom now supports Vulkan, and with it, brings even more speed and features to the game. Vulkan is a cutting-edge next-gen graphics and compute API developed by the Khronos Group. The way it works is it allows very low-level access to a...
  24. News Bot

    This Raspberry Pi Zero Runs Doom 2 in a toy chainsaw

    Everyone who has been at Shacknews or in Chatty for any length of time has fond memories of id Software and Doom. No matter what you might think of the newest incarnation due later this month, or homages to the spirit of the original shooter, Doom will always hold a special place in our hearts...
  25. Ralic

    Looking to learn group runs in D3 rifts and Grifts

    Evening, As the title states, I'm looking to get along in D3 with group play. I've solo'd all previous seasons. In fact, most of the gaming I partake in I solo. Group runs will be a learning experience for me so some kind soul(s) might be needed to guide me through a group run. If any...
  26. Artega

    Season 6 Uber Runs!!! Thursday May 12th

    Hello All, On Thursday May 12th starting at 6pm EDT and ending no later than 12am EDT Friday the 13th., we will be having our first Clan Uber Event. This will be a chance to get that perfect Hellfire Amulet that you are needing. Groups will be randomized. If you have any questions hit me up in...
  27. E

    Incursion runs

    Hey guys I was wanting to start a thread for people looking to do the incursion, state your uplay and what times are good for you. I am looking for some aussies, uplay is Eruntien and I am on most weeknights and most weekends.
  28. News Bot

    Cyberpunk anime-inspired Ruiner runs amok later this year

    Reikon Games and Devolver Digital have announced a brutal cyberpunk action shoot called Ruiner. Ruiner is set in the year 2091 in the cyber metropolis of Rengkok where a psychopath has had enough with the corrupt system, and sets out to save his kidnapped brother while under the guidance of a...
  29. Meowskers

    Ike's Power Leveling And T-10 Runs

    Hey guys i'm ike and i'm a dh. I will gladly power level people or help them level gems or gear or do t 10 grift keys. If you ever see me on just hit me up I don't mind helping people out. My bnet tag ikerui#1225.
  30. S

    All-Day Bounty Runs (T7)

    With Patch fast approaching, I want to have a sizeable amount of bounty materials on hand to reforge some of the new legendaries into usable versions. To that end, I'll be running bounties all day long. If you're interested in joining me for some speed runs, just let me know in-game...I'd...
  31. News Bot

    Awesome Games Done Quick 2016: Day 7 Runs to Watch

    This is it! It's the final day of Awesome Games Done Quick. So it's time to wrap up the week of speed runs with the best games in the world, culminating with the traditional Super Metroid run. As always, this is being done for charity, with the event organizers raising money for the Prevent...
  32. News Bot

    Awesome Games Done Quick 2016: Day 6 Runs to Watch

    Day 6 of Awesome Games Done Quick has begun and the week of speed runs is nearly over. That means we're getting into some of the usual speed running suspects, as today we jump into Mega Man, Mario, and The Legend of Zelda. As always, this is being done for charity, with the event organizers...
  33. News Bot

    Awesome Games Done Quick 2016: Day 5 Runs to Watch

    Day 5 of Awesome Games Done Quick has begun. Some of the world's best speed runners are right in the middle of some of the most popular, obscure, and beloved games. If you made it this far, congratulations! You survived the seemingly-neverending Awful Games Done Quick block! Today centers around...
  34. News Bot

    Awesome Games Done Quick 2016: Day 4 Runs to Watch

    Day 4 of Awesome Games Done Quick is underway, with some of the world's best speed runners jumping into some of the most popular, obscure, and beloved entries into the gaming world. Today, it's more of the recognized names in video game history, with Mario, Donkey Kong, Sonic the Hedgehog and...
  35. News Bot

    Awesome Games Done Quick 2016: Day 3 Runs to Watch

    Day 3 of Awesome Games Done Quick has begun, where some of the world's best speed runners jump into some of the most popular, obscure, and beloved entries into the gaming world. For those still adjusting to going back to work or school, Shacknews is here to take a look at some of the notable...
  36. News Bot

    Awesome Games Done Quick 2016: Day 2 Runs to Watch

    Day 2 of Awesome Games Done Quick is underway, with some of the world's best speed runners taking a look at some of the best in the gaming world. For those just waking up to go back to work or school, Shacknews is here to take a look at some of the notable runs of the day, so you can all keep a...
  37. News Bot

    Awesome Games Done Quick 2016: Day 1 Runs to Watch

    Welcome to 2016! The arrival of the new year means it's time to sit down and watch some speed runs. Awesome Games Done Quick begins today from the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport Hotel in Herndon, Virginia and will continue for the next seven days. Speed runners will be running through a number...
  38. News Bot

    Killing Floor 2's Return of the Patriarch content pack runs wild on Steam today

    Tripwire Interactive has released the latest content pack for Killing Floor 2, Return of the Patriarch, today on Steam. The new content pack adds a new perk, a new boss, two new maps, and more. The Return of the Patriarch content pack marks the arrival of Killing Floor’s infamous final...
  39. News Bot

    Path of Exile: Ascendancy runs the labyrinth in early 2016

    There's been an abundance of dangers on the continent of Wraeclast for a couple of years. Up until now, those dangers have largely consisted of skeletons, demons, dragons, and generally anything living... or undead. However, Path of Exile is about to enter some uncharted territory with its...
  40. Vlaru

    Hellfire Key (Machine) Warden Farming and Uber Runs TONIGHT

    Hey all! There have been a few people looking for help getting good hellfires, and a lot of new people have joined since our last Hellfire event. With that in mind, I'm throwing out a spontaneous, incredibly short-notice invitation for a hellfire event for TONIGHT (Thursday 2015-11-5) from...
  41. NobleLion

    Training efficiency - an article about short running sprints versus longer extended runs

    TLDR : This isn't a post about stopping running - it's about an alternative training approach to longer running NOTE: I love to get out for a nice long run. I wouldn't give that up for the training method I am sharing here. Running is an enjoyable activity for me. This is just something...
  42. News Bot

    Divinity: Original Sin Trailer Runs Down All Its Attributes

    Divinity: Original Sin will make its way onto the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this fall as an updated and enhanced version. The Enhanced Edition will have a number of features, detailed in the video below, including two-player split screen cooperative multiplayer in addition to online options...
  43. News Bot

    Guitar Hero Live Trailer Runs Down Features and Introduces Singing

    FreeStyleGames goes in-depth on Guitar Hero Live's multitude of features, including the different bands and venues, GHTV, and the return of karaoke singing to the gameplay. However, it is unknown at this time how big of a role vocals will play. Will your bandmates sneer at you if yoiu mess up...
  44. News Bot

    Summer Games Done Quick 2015: Day 6 Highlights and Day 7 Runs to Watch

    If you missed them, be sure to check out highlights from Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, and Day 5 of Summer Games Done Quick 2015. This is it! It's the final day for Summer Games Done Quick 2015. Games Done Quick will wrap up its fundraiser for Doctors Without Borders today and will look to reach...
  45. News Bot

    Summer Games Done Quick 2015: Day 5 Highlights and Day 6 Runs to Watch

    If you missed them, be sure to check out highlights from Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, and Day 4 of Summer Games Done Quick 2015. Summer Games Done Quick 2015 heads right into the weekend, Friday upping the ante on some truly intense speed runs across some of the best (and most interesting) video games...
  46. News Bot

    Summer Games Done Quick 2015: Day 4 Highlights and Day 5 Runs to Watch

    If you missed them, be sure to check out highlights from Day 1, Day 2, and Day 3 of Summer Games Done Quick 2015. Summer Games Done Quick 2015 is moving into its fourth day, as Thursday features more speed runs across some of the best (and most interesting) video games. The people at Games Done...
  47. News Bot

    Summer Games Done Quick 2015: Day 3 Highlights and Day 4 Runs to Watch

    If you missed them, be sure to check out highlights from Day 1 and Day 2 of Summer Games Done Quick 2015. Summer Games Done Quick 2015 is charging strong, all the way into Wednesday and beyond, speed running through many of the best (and most interesting) games across the medium. As will be the...
  48. News Bot

    Summer Games Done Quick 2015: Day 2 Highlights and Day 3 Runs to Watch

    If you missed them, be sure to check out highlights from Day 1 of Summer Games Done Quick 2015. Summer Games Done Quick 2015 continued throughout Monday, all the way into Tuesday and beyond, continuing to speed run through many of the best (and most interesting) games across the medium. As will...
  49. News Bot

    Summer Games Done Quick 2015: Day 1 Highlights and Day 2 Runs to Watch

    It's that time of year, once again. Twice a year, the folks at Games Done Quick get together to speed run some of the best (and some of the most curious) video games across gaming history, all in the name of charity. Summer Games Done Quick is raising money for Doctors Without Borders, via...
  50. Bronxx

    Any gearing runs planned?

    Just PL'd a barb because insane dps. Looking to gear up. Anyone planning runs this weekend night? 8:30-9 est