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Attention all hardcore platform enjoyers and speedrunners from all genres! We've got some exciting news to share – brace yourselves for the $5000 ALTF42 Speedrunning Challenge, brought to you in collaboration with GRAVITY!

ALTF42 $5000 Speedrun Challenge!
Published 14 days ago

Get ready to dive into a challenge that'll test your skills and push you to the limit.

Starting Date: 7:00am UTC June 5th, 2024

Duration: 7 days, until 7:00am UTC June 12th, 2024

Here’s what you need to know before diving in on June 5th:

Eligibility:

Must own a legitimate copy of ALTF42

Open to players aged 18 and above worldwide, with the following exceptions: North Korea, Syria, Sudan, Cuba, and Venezuela.

Category:

The featured category in this challenge will be Any%. For you new speedrunners, this essentially means beat the game as fast as you possibly can within the limits of the game. This includes glitches and exploits - if you would like further clarification please refer to the category rules on the challenge leaderboard. Some updates may have to be made to the ruleset depending on the development of the route over the coming weeks - but the spirit of the category will remain the same. Any updates to the ruleset will be communicated to participants as they are made

Submission:

Record your speedrun and submit it via our Challenge leaderboard here on Speedrun.com.

Although not required, you are encouraged to show a timer on screen for your submission.

Follow the guidelines provided for video formatting and submission requirements, found in the rules section.

Rules and Regulations:

All speedruns must adhere to the official rules, available on the Speedrun.com Challenge leaderboard.

Contest Rules: https://www.speedrun.com/challenges/jm3qmpnq-altf42-altf42-speedrun-challenge/contest

Category Rules: https://www.speedrun.com/challenges/jm3qmpnq-altf42-altf42-speedrun-challenge/rules?view=challenge

Prize Distribution:

The $5000 prize pool will be distributed among the top performers for fastest completion time in the chosen category. The distribution is as follows:

1st place - $1200

2nd place - $1000

3rd place - $800

4th place - $600

5th place - $500

6th place - $300

7th place - $150

8th place - $150

9th place - $150

10th place - $150

Challenges

In case you aren’t aware of what a challenge is in the context of Speedrun.com, a Challenge leaderboard functions similarly to the regular leaderboards you're already familiar with. However, we've made a few layout adjustments to cater to the time-sensitive nature of challenges and the inclusion of prize pools.

We always aim to avoid any undue pressure on the associated moderation team with whatever game is the focus of the challenge - so to ensure a smooth process, all runs submitted to the challenge leaderboard will be screened and verified by either SRC staff or ALTF42 moderation team members volunteering for the challenge specifically. After the challenge concludes, SRC staff will collaborate with the ALTF42 moderation team to discuss the potential merging of challenge runs into the regular leaderboard once the moratorium period expires, respecting the mod team's preferences.

Preparation Suggestions

To follow the challenge as well as find tips & tricks for the speedrun, visit the ALTF42 Challenge leaderboard right here on Speedrun.com and the ALTF4 & ALTF42 Speedrun Discord server

Good luck, and have fun speedrunners! :)

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