RPG Blog -- Your guide to role-playing games.: Speedruns and role-playing games: strange bedfellows
There seems to be a strange hobby of people seeing how fast they can complete certain games. Apparently called speedruns, I'd heard of them mentioned before but never actually realised they were doing it with games like Baldurs gate 2.
None the less some have BGII tends to take ~250hours when playing through all the options yet someones managed to clock it in 1h 11min!