Awesome Games Done Quick – Watch Your Favorite Old Video Games Get Destroyed For Charity
What will you be watching this week? Most people will be saying "Playoff Football!", but not me! I'll be watching one of my favorite marathons ever, Awesome Games Done Quick!
Awesome Games Done Quick (AGDQ) is a video game marathon that helps raise money for the Prevent Cancer Foundation. The marathon mainly focuses on "speedrunning" older video games. What's speedrunning you ask?
Speedrunning is trying to complete a game as fast as possible. This will often times include the help of glitches (forcing the game to essentially break so that players can skip large sections of the game). In addition to watching players completely destroy older games like Super Mario Brothers, you can also find some amazing races between some of the best speedrunners in the world.
If you still have no idea what I'm talking about, but you enjoy some older video games, head over to the schedule of events and look for a game you enjoy and watch players completely destroy it and explain how they are doing it! Here are some of my favorites from this week's schedule of events:
7:56 PM - Pokémon Emerald
9:15 AM - Pac-Man World
10:05 AM - Mega Man Legends
11:57 AM - Super Smash Bros. Melee
8:24 PM - Doom (2016) Blood_Thunder 0:05:00
9:44 PM - Super Mario Bros.
10:29 PM - Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels
10:51 PM - Super Mario Sunshine
12:26 AM - Final Fantasy
4:46 AM - Gauntlet
3:04 PM - Castlevania
3:29 PM - Super Castlevania IV
4:46 PM - Mega Man 6
6:53 PM - Mega Man X
8:53 PM - Halo 2
7:54 PM - The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
11:32 AM - Contra
11:54 AM - Super C
1:50 AM - Super Mario 3D Land
10:39 AM - Super Mario Galaxy 2
6:12 PM - The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD
10:22 PM - Super Metroid