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Re: Ocarina of Time Race
« Reply #15 on: September 12, 2018, 11:46:39 pm »
I'd love to watch! And I'd love to watch a randomized game :thumbsup:
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Re: Ocarina of Time Race
« Reply #16 on: September 18, 2018, 11:25:53 pm »
Just a reminder that I am still free to do this race this weekend :thumbsup:

I do agree that we should break up the session among multiple days. This is mostly because I will have to play at my parent's house this weekend because they will be out of town and I have to watch over my grandmother in the meantime. Shouldn't affect anything but I mention it just in case something happens during the session and I have to take a break or something. Additionally I am not sure if I would have the stamina to play everything in one sitting even if I wanted to :-\

I agree that starting around 1 PM EST (17:00 UTC) and ending around 5 or 6 PM EST would be a good amount of time to actually get into the game. I'm open to other suggestions as well and who knows maybe we might actually be able to finish the game in that time :D

Finally I wanted to bring this quote from a previous post up one last time to see what others think:

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One last question though: how far is to far for a certain trick? Will it be a "whatever wasn't intended in the first place isn't allowed" or is there some wiggle room? Some things like getting the Golden Scale early is definitely a glitch, but there are some gray areas. For example is damage boosting with a bomb item in mid-air already going too far? Is crossing the Haunted Wasteland without the Lens Of Truth too much? Is taking a death on purpose to warp to the beginning of an area okay? These aren't as hardcore as wrong warping but they could help give an edge since this is essentially a race.

@Everyone: Will anyone else have to use an emulator? I will have to because I don't have the proper hardware to record on a console. It shouldn't be a big deal though but I want to know other people's thoughts on best practices to record it and the like.


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Re: Ocarina of Time Race
« Reply #17 on: September 19, 2018, 01:19:44 am »
I also have no means of recording it off of my console. Even if I did, both of my N64 controllers have janky control sticks. One is super loose and pretty unresponsive, the other is a pointed spike that digs into your thumb because it was a 3rd party controller and the cap for the stick popped off and was lost.

I won't be able to play until 1PM PST (which is 3 hours after the time Nessy proposed, I believe.) My time in service is more important than this, sorry. Gotta focus on the race for life before the race to beat Ocarina of Time. :D

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Re: Ocarina of Time Race
« Reply #18 on: September 19, 2018, 07:57:09 pm »
I wonder how you'll play without a Nintendo 64 controller? Or do you have another good controller? I used to play games on emulator on a keyboard, but it was really quite a handicap. I've got an N64 to USB adapter nowadays.

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Re: Ocarina of Time Race
« Reply #19 on: September 19, 2018, 09:11:04 pm »
I am still planning on doing the race THIS saturday at 1pm EST (17:00 UTC). I think damage boosting, skipping unnecessary items (like Lens of Truth or the Tunics), and save/reset warping are all completely allowed. If there's some disagreement, we can discuss it before starting the race on Saturday.

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Re: Ocarina of Time Race
« Reply #20 on: September 21, 2018, 09:39:06 pm »
Forgot to mention, think of a funny name to give Link. I already have mine selected. XD
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Re: Ocarina of Time Race
« Reply #21 on: September 21, 2018, 09:40:40 pm »
I hope at least one person will go with "Recht" :P

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Re: Ocarina of Time Race
« Reply #22 on: September 22, 2018, 10:50:48 am »
Whoa! I totally missed this topic. I'd love doing OoT randomizer races with other people (it's not the same alone). However right now I have nothing set up and I'd need to prepare a little for it. I'll keep an eye on this thread for future developments.

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Re: Ocarina of Time Race
« Reply #23 on: September 22, 2018, 05:09:03 pm »
My bad, the race starts at 4pm EST (19:00 UTC). :8():
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Re: Ocarina of Time Race
« Reply #24 on: September 24, 2018, 11:49:08 am »
I love the idea of OoT racing. I'm afraid I'd suck at it so much though. Are you guys all super skilled at this? lol