runs

  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...