Video game masters give back in Summer Games Done Quick
Summer Games Done Quick kicks off at 9:30 a.m. PDT on Sunday, July 3, and runs through to Sunday, July 10.
The annual charity event brings together superhumanly talented gamers to show off their skills in a week-long marathon. Donations raised during this year’s event support Doctors Without Borders, an international organization that provides medical aid in regions that need it.
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Games Done Quick events primarily showcase the talents of speedrunners, who put their mastery of a particular game to work in completing a pre-set goal — usually, finishing the game — as quickly as possible. Especially skilled speedrunners often throw in added challenges, such as playing through blindfolded or with only one hand free. Read more…
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