AGDQ 2021 VODs; Watch the charity occasion time and again
Awesome Games Done Quick (AGDQ) 2021 Online completed its week-long, 24-hour speed running marathon last weekend, raising a total of more than $ 2.75 million for the Prevent Cancer Foundation. And boy do we miss it yet? The adorable display of games of all shapes and sizes from wall to wall and the runners who run them has been a welcome distraction and glimmer of hope in these uncertain times. And I mean, come on, who doesn’t want to see the games you loved as a kid (or adult) get completely destroyed in the most epic way?
“AGDQ 2021 Online aired on Twitch January 3-10, the organization’s first event in 2021. It continued the exemplary success story of Games Done Quick by bringing its signature events online to help fundraising during the COVID-19 pandemic to continue safely. AGDQ 2021 online will follow last This year’s Corona Relief was completed quickly in April, the summer games were held online in August 2020 and the Fleet Fatales in November. ”
An archive of AGDQ 2021 can be found on the official Games Done Quick YouTube channel. However, here are some examples of highlights:
As always, the event featured relatively new games such as Star Wars: Fallen Order
Absolutely obscure games like Mr. Bones
And an incredible amount of epic custom games Comfort zone
To end it all, the speed running classic The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
Since 2010, Games Done Quick has raised more than $ 31 million for charities around the world including Doctors Without Borders / Doctors Without Borders, the Prevent Cancer Foundation, Direct Relief, AbleGamers, the Malala Fund, and the Autism Research Organization.
The next GDQ events are Summer Games Done Quick 2021 and Flame Fatales, dates to be announced.
For more information on Games Done Quick, please visit the official website.
Quickly done via games:
Games Done Quick is a series of charity video game marathons. These events feature world-class gameplay from speed runners who raise money for charity. Games Done Quick has partnered with multiple charities in its 11 year history, including Doctors Without Borders and the Prevent Cancer Foundation. To date, Games Done Quick has raised over $ 31 million for charity. Please visit gamesdonequick.com for more information
About Prevent Cancer Foundation:
The Prevent Cancer Foundation® is celebrating its 35th anniversary as the only nonprofit organization in the United States that is solely focused on saving lives for all populations through cancer prevention and early detection. Through research, education, public outreach, and advocacy, we’ve helped countless people avoid being diagnosed with cancer or catch their cancer early enough to be treated successfully. The foundation faces the challenge of reducing the number of cancer deaths by 40% by 2035. To do this, we’re committed to investing $ 20 million in innovative technologies to help advance cancer early detection and advance multi-cancer screening, and $ 10 million to provide access to cancer screening and vaccination for medically underserved communities and $ 10 million to educate the public about screening and vaccination options. For more information, visit www.preventcancer.org.
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