Speedrunning Minecraft is a whole different chapter to tackle. Minecraft speedruns grew in popularity when Dream started settings speedrun world records and posted the videos online. With the increase in popularity of Minecraft speedrunning content, many new players tried their luck at setting a world record themselves. One of the most famous personalities, known for coming up with many original speedrun tactics is Illumina. Creators like Illumina gradually shifted their focus towards other types of speedruns in Minecraft. Speedruns to kill all the bosses in Minecraft, getting all the achievements in the game and many more were introduced.
What is FSG in Minecraft?
Some Speedrunners also started using shortlisted seeds to speedrun Minecraft. Two of those speedrun types in Minecraft are Set Seed glitchless (SSG) and Filtered Seed Glitchless (FSG). Both of the speedrun classifications mean exactly what their names suggest. In SSG, player’s speedrun Minecraft on a set seed where they already knows all the important coordinates. When speedrunning Minecraft in FSG, the seeds that are used are filtered to make the run easy. The filtered seeds have a ruined portal and other structures that can helpful, right at spawn! Because everything is so close by, it is easy for the player to progress, making the speedrun quicker with high intensity gameplay.
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How to find a filtered seed for an FSG Speedrun?
To find filtered seeds for your FSG speedrun, there is a well-known third party website that you can use. You can go to the website by clicking here. Just click on ‘Run’ and the window on the screen will display a seed that you can use. Enter the seed in Minecraft and load the world. The best case scenario will have a ruined portal at spawn, enough obsidian to complete the portal, a village nearby and a bastion close to the spawn in the Nether. Everything being so easily accessible, makes it easy for the players to beat the game. That is why, the world record for FSG Minecraft speedrun listed on speedrun.com as of now has an in-game time of 4 minutes and 46 seconds.
It’s mind boggling to even think that a player managed to beat the game in less than 5 minutes. You can visit speedrun.com yourself and take a look at all the participants and their ranking on the website. You will also find a link to the video that proves the authenticity of a run. Watch the techniques used by some of the greatest players to improve your speedruns.