Speedrunners raise $1.7 million for charity


Speedrunners raise $1.7 million for charity

Summer Games Done Quick, the bi-annual charity gaming marathon that tasks volunteers with completing video games as fast as possible (speedrunning), raised an impressive $1,776,510 for Doctors Without Borders over a seven-day period at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center.

Stats for the event reveal that 30,086 people donated to the event with an average of $59.08 per donation and that the largest single donation was $20,300.

Last year’s Summer Games Done Quick raised $1.29 million while January’s Awesome Games Done Quick raised $2.2 million.

Game’s at this year’s event included Super Mario 64, Portal 2 and Halo: Combat Evolved.

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