Annual speedrunning occasion Summer Games Done Quick has raised more than $3 million (£2.5 million) for the charity Doctors Without Borders. SGDQ drew to an in depth yesterday with an All Remembrances run of Elden Ring on PC, adopted by a shorter bonus Any% run of the sport to cap issues off. You can watch HYP3RSOMNIAC tackle FromSoft’s newest in simply half an hour within the video beneath.
SGDQ’s been taking place since 2011, so the various speedrunners who’ve taken half have generated fairly a sum for charity in that point. The summer season occasions alone have raised a complete of $18.9 million (£15.6 million) for Doctors Without Borders and the Organisation For Autism Research. Games Done Quick’s occasions have netted near $41 million (£33.8 million) for varied causes over the previous twelve years.
This 12 months’s SGDQ runs are all archived on the occasion’s YouTube channel now, if you happen to missed them. There’s loads of PC speedruns to tuck into. I’m keen on basic journey sport runs, so I’m going to attempt to discover a half-hour someday to observe davidtki’s King’s Quest V: Absence Makes The Heart Go Yonder! run. There’s additionally a Control boss rush from DemonicRobots, an hour-ish Monster Hunter Rise ‘Magnamalo%’ run by JalBagel and, in fact, the closing Elden Rings runs.
Games Done Quick’s organisers tweeted the entire quantity, thanking the runners and donors within the course of:
— Games Done Quick (@GamesDoneQuick) July 3, 2022
The subsequent in GDQ’s calendar of massive speedrunning occasions will likely be Awesome Games Done Quick 2023 subsequent January, however there’s no agency dates or a schedule for that but. We’ll preserve you posted and allow you to know nearer the time. You can nonetheless chuck a donation their approach on the GDQ website right here.