Hello! We are excited to present SourceRuns Half-Life Jump Map Cup #4, with over 600€ in the prize pool already. It will take place on May 22nd through May 24th, with qualifiers on May 16th. Head over to our Discord server at https://discord.gg/sourceruns for more information!
There’s been alot of discussion in our Discord server recently regarding a number of ideas for the future of Half-Life speedrunning and its leaderboards, so today we’ll be bringing these propositions forward to the whole community to decide if they should be implemented.
The proposed changes:
- Banning the ‘wait’ command in “Scriptless” runs
This topic has been brought up again since the discovery of a new method of CLD (changelevel delay); explanation here: https://www.twitch.tv/yalter/v/65085163
If implemented, current runs using ‘wait’ would remain on the leaderboards as legitimate because up until now using this command has barely saved any time, so current runs are beatable without it.
- Adding a PS2 category/game
Half-Life PS2 runner, SuperFrizzio, has been on our backs about this for some time now, so we figured it was finally time to end the silence and come to a decision 😛
- Merging difficulties (Easy + Hard in one category)
This would mean that the main categories for speedrun.com/hl1 would be simplified to just WON and Steam, with a difficulty variable being added so that ‘Hard WR’ can still be claimed.
Get your votes in here: http://goo.gl/forms/nlzniSRc8ZO4T3B72