Record for lowest-scoring Super Mario Bros. run broken

10 Jul
You guys are still doing speed-runs? Psh, speed-runs are so 2005. These days, it's all about low-score runs; baffling attempts at calculated badness, wherein highly-skilled gamers do everything they can to do as little as possible.

No one does better at doing poorly than YouTube power-gamer NotEntirelySure, who recently completed the lowest-scoring no-death game of Super Mario Bros. ever, finishing the entire game with a trifling 600 points. As a spectator sport, we think the low-score run has potential, although we're still not sure why our "average-score" runs never took off with the precision gaming community.

[Thanks Gishman!]

JoystiqRecord for lowest-scoring Super Mario Bros. run broken originally appeared on Joystiq on Sun, 10 Jul 2011 10:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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