The Harvest Moon Speedrunning Community are holding our sixth annual Valentines Marathon this coming February, showing off a wide range of speedruns from the Harvest Moon / Story of Seasons / Bokujou Monogatari series! These may seem like an odd choice of speedgames, but the series is full of intricate mechanics, difficult and game-breaking glitches, and lots of routing both before and during runs, due to luck-based components making a 100% pre-set route impossible to follow. "Marriage" is a staple category of the series; court your favorite bachelor/bachelorette as quickly as possible. Other games offer more traditional Any% and 100%/Completionist categories, but the series is very diverse and this changes from game-to-game. Equipped with stellar OSTs and a chill ambience, these are fantastic speedgames for runners and viewers alike!
- Submissions Period: October 29th, 2021 - January 10th, 2022.
- Schedule Release: January 15th, 2022.
- Marathon Runtime: February 10th - 13th, 2022.
- This marathon is 100% online.
- Runners may submit as many games and categories as they please, including those not on Speedrun.com. Feel free to submit bingos, meme runs, races, TAS runs/demonstrations, etc.
- All games from the Harvest Moon / Story of Seasons / Bokujou Monogatari series are allowed.
- Webcams are allowed but not required, and do not affect your runs' chances of being accepted.
- Runners will stream their marathon runs live, to the HMSR Discord Channel, which will be captured and re-streamed to the marathon channel by staff. Please keep your settings at or below 1080p, 60 FPS, 6,000 KBPS bitrate.