Forums  /  Speedrunning  /  Any short games I can speedrun?
  carketycarkety

I don't have the most powerful PC, so i was just looking for short games to speedrun, or a game with a run that is usually under 10 minutes.

 
  Laika_the_SpacedogLaika_the_Spacedog

Many NES and Gameboy games are pretty short, for example the old Capcom Disney games like Talespin, The Little Mermaid or Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers.

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  Oreo321Oreo321

There are also many web games which are usually short.

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  happycamper_happycamper_

Since you mentioned that your PC is not the best: maybe you're interested in some DOS-games? Some classics like Pac-Man ( https:/​/​www.​speedrun.​com/​pac-man ), Prince of Persia ( https:/​/​www.​speedrun.​com/​pop1 ) or Moonstone ( https:/​/​www.​speedrun.​com/​moonstone_a_hard_days_knight ) never grow old.

Oh, maybe they did grow old... 🤔

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  DoomXtremeDoomXtreme

I know it's a little bit longer at around 15-20 minutes, but the graphics and controls are simple so it shouldn't take a lot of PC power.

The game is: https:/​/​www.​speedrun.​com/​super_novel_collector_speedrun_edition

Link to get the game: https:/​/​store.​steampowered.​com/​app/​1171770/​Super_Novel_Collector_Speedrun_Edition/​

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  zukzuk

Hey I know it is probably a little too late for this but my game 1 Screen Platformer is pretty quick
https:/​/​store.​steampowered.​com/​app/​791180/​1_Screen_Platformer/​

A typical run is 7-15 min but there are a lot of categories to run.

 
  BurgerBobbyBurgerBobby

"Bills Hotel" is a short sub 5 if you grind with good movement opportunities if you are still looking for a game

 
  svenirothsveniroth

Tower Of Turmoil is a hombrew NES game that has gotten a lot of new runners recently. It’s around 6 minutes long, and I made a TAS that’s only 5:19.

 
  chocolatecake5000chocolatecake5000

purring quest, yo noid 2, and out there somewhere are good short games on steam. My bad computer runs them. yn2 is free and the other 2 are on steam

 
  UniwersalUniwersal

I mean, I would love it if someone new checked out rollcage, but I doubt that’s going to happen.

 
  OutlawnightmareOutlawnightmare

I'm gonna shill a bit here but Strider (NES) is a short run that has some great tutorials and how to's. I've been running the game for about a month now and it's been super simple to pick up.

 
  IvoryIvory

I'm gonna recommend Speed Run 4, https://www.speedrun.com/robloxsr4.
The category everyone runs, no skips 5 levels, is about 2 minutes long. There's also categories for 8, 16, and every level. It's very linear, but that's probably the only downside.

 
  EvieOfDestructionEvieOfDestruction

Any racing game should have single-track records. I actually just logged in to submit one myself. Four minutes flat on my fourth attempt - not even twenty minutes of my time and I'll have the WR as soon as it's verified.

 
  goadirothgoadiroth

Try Shrine To Anubis, speedruns are under 6 minutes and I think it's only $1 on steam.
https://www.speedrun.com/shrinetoanubis

 
  DaldamehtDaldameht

Biba's Adventure, curse of greed, FoxBot, Legbreaker, Pencil Sharpening Simulator, Super Gigadroid.
Just some of the ones i run