Tag: AGDQ

Speed Running, A blossoming approach to playing games.

A little over a year ago, I found myself glued to my monitor for a week. I was watching an event called AGDQ, or Awesome Games Done Quickly. AGDQ, is a week+ long marathon for speed runners playing games. While people watch the speed runs they are encouraged to donate to the Prevent Cancer Foundation. As incentives to donate they raffle off prizes during every game and donators can put their money towards additional challenges for the speed runner or naming a game file a particular name. AGDQ takes place during the first or second week of January. This year the marathon raised $448,423.27 and played 128 games.… Read the rest