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In a feat of masochism so intense it somehow loops around to not being masochistic at all, Brazilian Twitch streamer Rickfernello has completed the most brutal mountain climb of all – beating masterfully difficult platformer Celeste without dying once.

This feat, much like Madeline’s metaphorical surmounting of mental health ills and gender dysphoria, is positively monumental, taking hundreds of hours of practice to bring to fruition. And if that wasn’t enough, he got all the fruit – every single strawberry was collected. 100%. Celeste is a game that is literally designed both ludically and narratively around the prospect of failing over and over again, but even in the act of bypassing that its meaning is somehow stronger than ever. Some gaming accomplishments deserve a pat on the back; this one is worthy of a trophy.

Congratulations, Rickfernello. You reached the summit.

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Written by Amelia Fruzzetti

A writer and Nintendo fan based in Seattle, Washington. When not working for NinWire, she can be found eating pasta, writing stories, and wondering about when Mother 3 is finally going to get an official localization.