—The announcer, upon the player surviving a stage for 60 seconds
- The creator of the game, Terry Cavanagh, owning every single high score list for the game for the first week after release.
- Terry Cavanagh beating Hyper Hexagonest during a live panel to show off the ending.Cavanagh: I finished the hardest mode on the first try; that was good. I wasn't expecting that. I had a backup build that turned off collision just so I could show people the ending. I got lucky, I guess.
- Just beating the game and seeing the ending can count as a personal CMOA.