On this episode we discuss the term lag as it relates to speed-running and video gaming in general. Steve and Ian discuss their own personal experiences with lag in the games they have run and also delve into the giant lag problem with River City Ransom co-op.
Our featured game for this episode is River City Ransom on the NES. Steve talks about his personal experiences with the game and Ian breaks down some of the games issues and strengths. We also delve into its music, graphics, and its other aspects as it related to us when we were younger.
The featured guest for this episode is Yelsraek. Yelsraek has been featured at GDQ and holds world records in every category for River City Ransom. He founded his own marathon even in his home town of New Jersey called the Next Level Speed Run Show Case. Yelsraek is a member of the RetroGamingLiveTV twitch page and he broke the world record for Marble Madness after this episode was recorded.
The Retro Runner