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  PleabPotatoPleabPotato

Let me start off by saying hello everyone!

I just finished this game not to long ago and decided after watching some streamers to try to learn how to speed run. I managed to learn up to M18 from the videos and these forms but I am stuck on M18. More specific getting down the stairs without being kissed/impaled by the Xeno. I cant seem to pick up how to do this from the videos any hints?

 
  Cold401Cold401

Hey dude.
Yeah it's pretty tough, but you've gotta make sure your turns are very tight and quick when psychorunning down the stairs because if you're strafe left too much and for too long you will make a lot of noise. Also make sure you're not spamming crouch too fast because that will make it more likely for you to make noise while turning left, hope this helps.

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  PleabPotatoPleabPotato

It does thanks!

Yeah i was just strafing down and running because that was how it looked on the vids to me. I will give that a shot thanks again!

 
  wildfire011wildfire011

Hi there! Firstly welcome to the AI speedrunning community! Hope you're having fun with the game 🙂
As Cold said, the technique to getting down the stairs is called psychorunning. Here's a link to a good explanation of it with keyboard inputs so you can see the rhythm for when to press crouch:
Left turns can be tricky so require quite a bit of practice to get used to.

Also ignore the video title as any% is now a lot different to what it was when that guide was made. The guide is essentially an all missions no cc tutorial nowadays.
If you have further questions then feel free to ask here or in the discord!

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  PleabPotatoPleabPotato

Thank you! I will be checking this vid out after work😀. This game is a blast!

 
  Cold401Cold401

Glad you like this game! Always love to see new runners ^~^

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