Games Done Quick, the group behind many common speedrunning charity occasions, is internet hosting a particular stream for COVID-19 reduction. The occasion known as Corona Relief Done Quick and it’ll begin at 12 p.m. EDT on Friday, April 17.
While most of Games Done Quick’s occasion are hosted in-person, Corona Relief Done Quick will likely be hosted on-line to assist stop the unfold of the virus. Like the group’s regular occasions there will likely be speedruns of quite a lot of video games starting from classics to releases from the final a number of years. During every phase the speedrunner and a number will take over the stream explaining what they’re doing an studying out the donations that are available in from viewers. You can discover the full schedule of the event’s speedruns on the Games Done Quick website.
For Corona Relief Done Quick the entire donations to the occasion will go on to Direct Relief, a humanitarian assist group that seeks to “improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergencies.”
The creation of this new occasion comes only a few weeks after Games Done Quick announced that it was suspending its regular Summer Games Done Quick (SQDQ) occasion attributable to security considerations associated to the novel coronavirus. In hopes of discovering a safer in-person surroundings for the occasion, Games Done Quick pushed SGDQ again to Aug. 16-23. Games Done Quick’s common winter speedrunning occasion, Awesome Games Done Quick was hosted earlier this yr in January and raised greater than $3 million for the Prevent Cancer Foundation.
Corona Relief Done Quick will likely be broadcast by means of the official Games Done Quick Twitch channel and will likely be reside 24 hours a day till the occasion ends.