Eric "Omnigamer" Koziel
Learn about the history and philosophy behind the speedrunning hobby and community—and how to start planning runs yourself—with this book by computer engineer and obscure-game speedrunner Eric "Omnigamer" Koziel.
Speedrun Science examines the motivations and principles of speedrunning, explores how it evolved over the past several decades, and presents an entire guide for running a game from scratch. Each section is supported with quotes from significant runners and gaming personalities, in-game examples, expansive technical sidebars, and wonderful illustrations from the very talented Kari Fry! Whether you're completely new to speedrunning or are a seasoned veteran, Speedrun Science will help you better appreciate and grow into this fascinating activity!