I looked through the forum, and couldn't find anything like this, so let's start one. I'm a fan of things like speed-runs, I think they're an interesting way to give a game extra replay value. So I got to thinking about various challenging ways to play SMC and I've come up with a couple ideas so far, but they're going to need testing. I'd like to have a thread where those who are up for the challenge make attempts at listed achievements, or submit their own, and we can work together to test the achievements and make sure they're possible and try to conquer them. If you're feeling competitive, feel free to post videos as proof of your glory! Videos would be great, not only for this, but as a way to spread the word about this game and get it out to more people (Youtube). So go ahead and share your ideas if you're interested. Here are some possible ideas to start with, however they're not tested (help would be great) and I don't exactly have specifics worked out yet: Speed Run: Obviously! Start at 1-1 and finish 8-4 with the lowest total time possible. Warps and Bonus pipes/vines are allowed. No-Kills: Clear all stages in order without using warps or bonus pipes/vines, and without killing any foe. Additionally, you can add even more challenge by playing No-Link, Link is very good at not killing things, actually. No-Points: Start at 1-1 and beat 8-4. Warp pipes and Bonus pipes/vines are allowed. The goal is to get as few points as possible by the end of 8-4. Again, No-Link if you want. No-Powerups: Clear all stages in order without using warps or bonus pipes/vines. Don't pick up any mushrooms or fire flowers or invincible stars along the way. No-Continue: Clear all stages in order without using warps or bonus pipes/vines, and without using any continues. Bridge Burner: Defeat Bowser in all eight worlds by dropping him into the fire.