Chris Ratcliff (Ryback)


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Chris Ratcliff (alias Ryback; born January 21, 1979) is an Australian Doomer and speedrunner.


Until 2019, he submitted over 290 demos to the Compet-n database and over 1400 demos with a total duration of more than 161 hours to the Doom Speed Demo Archive, ranking him eighth in demos count and fifth by duration. He is one of the most successful speedrunners who play with keyboard only.

Current Compet-n records[edit]

The following data was last verified in its entirety on July 17, 2020.

Level runs for the original Doom games[edit]

Record count
Doom 1
Doom II 2
TNT: Evilution 10
Plutonia 5
Total 18

Level runs for the PWADs[edit]

Chris holds 53 additional map records: seven for Alien Vendetta, 29 for Hell Revealed, eight for Memento Mori, one for Memento Mori II, and eight for The Classic Episode.

Other records[edit]

Chris also holds one episode/full run record for The Ultimate Doom.

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