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hey, it's Mmeaninglessnamee, the only mod of this game. Problem is, I don't play this game. I only play and ran Giana Sisters Twisted Dreams, someone made me a mod here years ago because there weren't any others.

What does this game need?

I mean everything. What are its actual rules? How many categories? Warps vs Warpless? I see the suggestion for ILs, but would this be world-by-world, individual stages, what? Is there a time-attack mode in-game like in Twisted Dreams?

Is it just because it would be too hard to tell if you modded the game to be faster on PC, or are there actual weird unreliable differences in the PC version?

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So we just got a 1-1 IL submission from a runner with just a screenshot of the time and "Blind". For now i have approved the run.

I don't really have a problem with screenshot submissions for IL times, I don't think anyone would really care to fake a bad time. I don't really think blind runs are bad either.

However, I think it might be useful to have a minimum requirement, like you must beat the default in-game time (1:00 for 1-1 for example) to submit IL records.

Any thoughts?

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So, you start from a new file and beat through 9-5 burning resources for stamina, that part is simple enough.

However, should it be allowed to use game features that are time based for runs? If you started some days you could do a side mission to get an extra unit that might be useful for your route, other days you can't. If you manage to save enough orbs, could you scout and try to get a 5-star recruit right at the start? Or should it be locked to only the default units you receive?

I don't think I'll ever run this game, but I've been thinking about how routing it would go and wonder what people think about this.

I got a page added for it, but don't know of any other players. http://www.speedrun.com/The_Great_Work

I ask here because it's the same engine as KU (though some movement is different) and part of the Knytt series (a couple npcs in KU reference the events of the great work) but is pretty much ignored.

it's a nice easy run if anyone else was interested in it, or had just forgotten the game existed and wanted to play it.

Hey guys, posting this here because we don't have a good central community board (IRC messages can be easily missed, and AFAIK we don't have a discord of any sort)

So, I'm nearly finished with my NightSky full-game mod. I wanted it done by January, didn't happen. Then I said Feb. 20th, which I will also miss by a bit. It will be done in the next week or so however, and people had talked about blind racing it as an event to get the NightSky community back together.

The date of the race doesn't have anything to do with me however, I wouldn't be blind at all and have played through the game several times recently for testing, so having some easily viewable post about possible times (this post) everyone else is available is a necessity. Also, having a mumble or something for the race would be fun, if anyone would be interested in it.

This weekend or something, I'll ask around #blind and advertise my mod to maybe get more people, another reason to have a central post about the race, since NightSky was popular for races a while ago (years ago, really)

Estimated race length: 3+ hours, the main time sinks I forsee being in Factory and Nonsense. I don't have a particularly good estimate, but adding 30 minutes to your first Alternative time might be a good start.

As for a finish date, I have 3 levels left to finish, 2 of which are half-done and one that just needs major flow fixes (it's a gimmicky vehicle) plus other visual things for menus and such not directly related to gameplay. Let's go with the completion date of FEBRUARY 27, which will really be the night of the 26th, but possibly after midnight for a lot of the community. (And the 27th proper I will be at a venue with not much internet all day, so I better be much more careful with bug tests/packaging than my single-world mod a year ago)

Anyway, I hope lots of people are excited for this mod to finally be done. I'll certainly be glad to be done with it.

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About Mmeaninglessnamee
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Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams
Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams
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NightSky
NightSky
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The Great Work
The Great Work
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NightSky
NightSky
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Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams
Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams
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DLC Quest
DLC Quest
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DLC Quest: Live Freemium or Die
DLC Quest: Live Freemium or Die
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Evoland
Evoland
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Lady Sia
Lady Sia
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Xenoblade Chronicles
Xenoblade Chronicles
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Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams
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Great Giana Sisters, The
Great Giana Sisters, The
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Giana Sisters 2D
Giana Sisters 2D
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The Great Work
The Great Work
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