Did you know it's possible to beat Super Mario 64 without ever getting a single star? Ah, the wonders of speedrunning.

As spotted by Digg, here's run by akira06072525 where they manage to beat Super Mario 64 in 6 minutes 54 seconds with zero stars. This feat is accomplished via glitching, yes, which allows akira to beeline straight to all the different Bowser boss battles. It's fascinating to watch akira bend the game like this:

Akira says the run isn't tool-assisted, for those of you that are curious.

According to Speedrun.com, the previous zero star run world record was held by Xiah, in a run that clocked in at 6 minutes and 58 seconds from 2014. The new run by akira is a 4 second improvement.