GrandPooBear is one of the best Mario Speedrunners in the world and he recently came to Portland to the Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade for his first ever Speedrun Sessions. He brought along Oatsngoats as well as Andy to speedrun Super Metroid and Link to the Past and I was able to make it to the event with some friends. In a nutshell, it was a really fun night and watching these events live has been one of my highlights in gaming. Poo closed the event to an incredibly warm audience that was whooping and cheering as he beat Grand Poo World 2, one of the hardest Kaizo Mario games i've ever seen.

I'm sharing Poo's Speedrun Session above for Grand Poo World 2 but I recommend you also watch Oats and Andys run link below.

Super Metroid 100% Oatsngoats:

Link to the Past No Sword Andy:

I interviewed Poo before the event, I encourage you to check it out below.

Fun Fact: You can see Cheerful Ghost user Will Ball to the right of Spikevegeta (the guy in the Mega Man II shirt) in the YouTube screenshot before you hit the play button.

Will_Ball   Game Mod   Super Member wrote on 04/29/2019 at 03:40pm

Nice! Good thing I wasn't picking my nose.

jdodson   Admin   Post Author wrote on 04/29/2019 at 10:23pm


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