AWESOME GAMES DONE QUICK

Awesome Games Done Quick Returns in 2023 as an Online-Only Event

Just a few months ago, Games Done Quick finally returned to a physical venue for the first time since the pandemic began. The speedrunning organization and its bi-annual charity events were still successful online, but the organizers told Fanbyte that they were eager to once again get back to in-person…

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Behind the Blindfold: How a Sekiro Speedrunner Parried Visual Feedback

Imagine playing Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, FromSoft’s seminal 2019 action game, without anything but audio and your own memory to guide you. Facing all those bosses, engaging in those tough fights, and exploring the various danger-filled caverns and fortresses with nothing but faith that the game will not act in an…

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Awesome Games Done Quick 2021 to Feature Hades, Sekiro, and Wand of Gamelon

While the notion of being in the year of our lord 2021 seems like an impossibility as we all anxiously await election results, other parts of the universe are still moving as intended. Including some very good ones, like Awesome Games Done Quick. The charity stream has officially unveiled its…

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AGDQ Runners Prove Witchcraft is Possible in Zelda: Ocarina of Time

I love speedrunning. I love what it shows about the design and construction of a beloved game, the glitches that reveal the seams around walls and loading zones and every type of digital construct that makes a beloved game tick. The most popular speedgames, over the years, get broken further…

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Awesome Games Done Quick Once Again Broke Its Fundraising Record

Twice a year, dozens of speedrunners — that is, gamers who play games as quickly as humanly, and technically, possible — come together to raise money for charity. In Awesome Games Done Quick last week, run by the Games Done Quick organization, the group broke its own fundraising records. This…

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These Are the 16 Can’t Miss Speedruns of AGDQ 2020

Now that the holidays are over, it’s time for gamer Christmas! Or, well, Awesome Games Done Quick (AGDQ), a weeklong, 24-hour-running speedrunning marathon where talented runners race through their favorite games for charity. It runs twice a year (with Summer Games Done Quick… in the summer), and as the kind…

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The coolest speedruns of SGDQ 2016 (so far)

Sometimes, you gotta go fast!

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