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Forum: Midfall Speedball 2020

Thread: Info Post

Started by: CountGoobyCountGooby

Midfall Speedball 2020 will be an online marathon in support of the White Bear Area Emergency Food Shelf, a food shelf open to anyone who needs it. They've been a critical support for many families through the Covid-19 pandemic as they accept everyone who comes to them for support.

Submissions are open until October 11th at 11:59pm CST with a maximum of 5 unique runs per runner. You must be in our Discord to participate in the marathon! -

Volunteer submissions will be opened here soon!

If you have any questions, please reach out to a staff or admin on the discord and we'll be happy to help.

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Forum: Retro Rainbow May

Thread: You got Questions? We got Answers!

Started by: disdonndisdonn

When do submissions close?


Forum: Midwest Speedfest 2020

Thread: Midwest Speedfest 2020 Info Thread

Started by: CountGoobyCountGooby

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Hello everyone and welcome to Midwest Speedfest 2020!

Midwest Speedfest 2020 is an online marathon taking place August 28-30 on the Midwest Speedfest Twitch page.

This marathon will go on from 10am CST on Friday until 9pm CST on Sunday in support of AbleGamers. AbleGamers is a 501C that strives to improve the lives of those with disabilities by creating opportunities that enable play. They supply adaptive game technology for those with disabilities so that all can play games.

Submissions are open from May 3rd - July 7th at 11:59pm CST with a schedule coming out by July 14th. Click here for a link to the submission form

To connect with the Midwest Speedfest community, please join our discord here -

Thanks for reading this! Hope to see you at Midwest Speedfest 2020!


Forum: Midspring Speedfling 2020

Thread: Questions Thread

Started by: CountGoobyCountGooby

Ask questions about the marathon here!


Forum: Midwinter Speedsprinter 2020

Thread: Submissions Close Soon

Started by: CountGoobyCountGooby

Reminder that submissions close on February 6th at 11:59pm CST! Now is a great time to get them in.


Forum: Midwinter Speedsprinter 2020

Thread: CarbonFund Foundation Information

Started by: CountGoobyCountGooby

For additonal information on the CarbonFund foundation, visit their website at https:/​/​carbonfund.​org/​


Forum: Midwinter Speedsprinter 2020

Thread: Additional Questions

Started by: CountGoobyCountGooby

If you have additional questions, post them here!


Forum: Midwinter Speedsprinter 2020

Thread: Foreign Language Restreams

Started by: CountGoobyCountGooby

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Here's the current list of foreign language restreams broadcasting Midwinter Speedsprinter 2020!

Baguette Restream - French
Germench - German
Speedruns Brasil - Portugese
Japanese Restream - Japanese

(This will be updated as we hear back from restream teams!)

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Forum: Midwest Speedfest

Thread: Midwinter Speedsprinter 2020

Started by: CountGoobyCountGooby

Submissions for Midwinter Speedsprinter 2020 are now open! Learn more on the marathon page here - https:/​/​www.​speedrun.​com/​mwss2020


Forum: Midwinter Speedsprinter 2020

Thread: Midwinter Speedsprinter 2020 Registration Code

Started by: CountGoobyCountGooby

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If you are coming to VGM Con, please use the code MWSS during registration! You will receive a discount and help us get a dedicated practice room for runners!

You can register for VGM Con here - http:/​/​vgmcon.​org/​register/​


Forum: Midwinter Speedsprinter 2020

Thread: Midwinter Speedsprinter 2020 Info Post!

Started by: CountGoobyCountGooby

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Hi everyone and welcome to Midwinter Speedsprinter 2020!

Midwinter Speedsprinter 2020 is an on-site marathon taking place at VGM Con March 6-8. The venue will be the beautiful Sheraton West Minneapoils at 12201 Ridgedale Dr, Minnetonka, MN 55305. Click here for hotel photos.

We will be fundraising for CarbonFund, a non-profit providing carbon offsetting resources for business and organizations. To learn more about CarbonFund, you can visit their website here.

Outside of the marathon, there will be lots to do at VGM Con! There will be several concerts by bands such as Do a Barrel Roll. If you play an instrument, you can have a jam session in the dedicated jam space. If you're not wanting to play music, you can attend a tournament, panel, or attend the market at the convention or shop at Ridgedale Mall across the street. There's something for everyone!

Midwinter Speedsprinter will be streamed on the Midwest Speedfest Twitch page

Midwinter Speedsprinter will also be restreamed in several foreign languages. There will be a French restream by Baguette Restream , a German restream at Germench , A Portugese restream at SpeedrunsBrasil, and a Japanese Restream at Japanese Restream. Please support their channels!

Submissions open November 18 and end February 6 at 11:59pm. The schedule will be released as soon as possible once submissions close.

Three things to note if you plan on submitting:

1. If you are a runner you must register for the convention here. Please use the code MWSS and you will receive a discount!.
2. The marathon will be going on 24 hours a day, so please make sure you account for that in your availability.
3. Runners need to bring the game equipment required for their run. This includes game, controllers, power, and AV cables. Midwest Speedfest will be providing the stream setup.
4. If you're booking a hotel room, you can register here.

If you have any questions, please post about them in the Midwest Speedfest discord here. You must be in the marathon discord to run at the marathon!

Thanks for reading all of this and hope to see you at Midwinter Speedsprinter 2020!


Forum: Midwinter Speedsprinter 2020

Thread: VGM Con's Website

Started by: CountGoobyCountGooby

For more info about VGM Con, check out their website here - https:/​/​vgmcon.​org/​


Forum: Midwest Speedfest 2019

Thread: The Midwest Speedfest 2019 Schedule!

Started by: CountGoobyCountGooby

Here is the schedule for Midwest Speedfest 2019! - https:/​/​horaro.​org/​mwsf2019

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Forum: The Site

Thread: Requesting Marathons

Started by: GyooGyoo

Marathon: Midwinter Speedsprinter 2020
Type: Onsite Marathon at the Sheraton West Minneapolis during VGM Con
Dates: March 6 - 8
Stream Channel: https:/​/​www.​twitch.​tv/​midwestspeedfest
Mods: Myself, SecksWrecks, Helix, Imawakka, JustCallMeWade, Kupokraft, Philosoraptor42, Theoblivinator

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Forum: Speedyfists - Autumn 2019

Thread: Info Thread

Started by: CountGoobyCountGooby

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Hello everyone and welcome to Speedyfists Autumn!

Speedyfists is a biannual speedrunning marathon for fighting games. We believe fighting games can be great speedruns and want to create a place to showcase them.

This marathon will fundraise for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, a pediatric treatment and research facility focused on children's catastrophic diseases. For more info, check out their website here - https:/​/​www.​stjude.​org/​

If you are interested in joining the marathon, please join our discord here for all the latest news about it and to meet the community. - https:/​/​discord.​gg/​xhhfbHV


Submissions: July 29 - September 15, 2019
Marathon: October 18-20, 2019

We will be doing submissions through You can submit it clicking "Submit game" on the left of this page.

Submissions Rules:

- Under the "Availability" tab in the submit run form, please include your timezone and all hours you are available to run your submission.

-There's no limit on how many games or categories you can submit. However, each submission requires a video.

-In the case of a race, each runner must submit a form.

- In the "Incentives" tab, please include any donation incentives you would like to include such as glitch exhibitions or bonus fights.

-Emulators are allowed (except banned ones).

About the games that can be accepted or not:

-TAS are accepted.

-Boxing, mixed martial arts and wrestling games, as we did on past marathons, can be accepted.

-Modes inside to fighting games, like Tekken Force, Chronicles of the Sword or Devil Within, can be accepted.

-Genres or games with fighting games features will be studied individually. In case of doubt, contact any of the organizers.

-Beat em up games could be accepted, but they will have less priority in comparison than more "pure" or conventional fighting games.

See you at the marathon!


Twitch: http:/​/​www.​twitch.​tv/​speedyfists
Youtube: https:/​/​www.​youtube.​com/​channel/​UCmnpWZbRdTtMCgN0RKVraPg
Twitter: https:/​/​twitter.​com/​speedyfists_
Discord: https:/​/​discord.​gg/​xhhfbHV

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Forum: Midwest Speedfest 2019

Thread: Submissions Reminder

Started by: CountGoobyCountGooby

Hey everyone,

Just wanted to remind you to get your submissions in for Midwest Speedfest 2019! Submissions close July 20th at 11:59pm CST.


Forum: Midwest Speedfest 2019

Thread: Questions Thread

Started by: CountGoobyCountGooby

Feel free to ask marathon questions here!