Tag: Double Dragon II

Aug 26

So You Want to be a Speedrunner Progress- Day 21

21 days in a row (Kind of)? Really? I’m pretty sure this either ties or beats my record for most consecutive days with at least one post. Anyway, my main activity today was overcoming my own ridiculously verbose writing style and asking linner for permission to use his F-Zero X Fire Field run in Japanese …

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Aug 25

So You Want to be a Speedrunner Progress- Day 19

Despite the fact that I have yet to hear back regarding the F-Zero X run I had wanted to use, I made actual progress with the presentation today. The first thing i did was to turn the background of the slides with video on them black, which makes everything look a bit more professional in …

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Aug 23

So You Want to be a Speedrunner Progress- Day 18

As expected, getting in contact with linner is proving to not be as easy as it has been with everyone else so far. Asking Mike, the head of SDA, about it revealed that he’s pretty sure linner doesn’t speak English. He did direct me to “UchihaSasuke”, another poster on the SDA Forums, who was actually …

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Aug 16

So You Want to be a Speedrunner Progress- Day 11

Today was another day spent chipping away at stuff. I did some more editing of the slideshow portion, although I’m not sure how much more I can cut it down word-wise without hacking slides off completely (Various presenting blogs would argue that hacking the slides off completely is actually the correct move, lest the audience …

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Aug 15

So You Want to be a Speedrunner Progress- Day 10

Today saw some actual tangible progress on the panel preparations. IE, I don’t have to stretch the definition of “working on the panel” to come up with something here, I could actually show it to you if I wanted! The big news is that I actually got some editing software in Ubuntu that gracefully let …

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Aug 10

So You Want to be a Speedrunner Progress- Day 5

Today was kind of a frustrating day in terms of getting stuff done. Depending on how far you want to stretch the definition of “working on the presentation”, you can say that I looked at more public speaking resources, and got more information on how to do this right. What’s interesting is this: Just about …

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