Summer Games Done Quick coordinators have affirmed that there’ll be one more seven day stretch of speedrunning this July. However, with in person shows actually off the table, SGDQ will indeed be occurring completely on the web.
A year ago, the high-speed games fest jettisoned its typical groups and love seat pundits to go web based during the Covid-19 pandemic. With the episode actually approaching over us, coordinators this week reported that the current year’s show would in like manner remain completely computerized, spilling from July fourth through eleventh.
Announcement: With the health and safety of all in mind, #SGDQ2021 is now SGDQ 2021 Online, happening July 4 – 11. Expect the same weeklong charity speedrun event you know and love!
Runners: Submissions open March 31 at 11:59 PM EDT!
More info: https://t.co/Gja49VasM8
— Games Done Quick (@GamesDoneQuick) March 30, 2021
Going on the web didn’t destroy SGDQ’s gathering pledges endeavors a year ago—and keeping in mind that the show didn’t crush the earlier year’s record, it actually raised a solid $2.3 million for strife help noble cause Doctors Without Borders. This present January’s Awesome Games Done Quick moreover raised $2.75 for the Prevent Cancer Foundation, in an occasion that included Celeste’s C-Sides outmaneuvered with a dance-cushion shortly.
SGDQ is presently taking run entries until the finish of today, so we’ll need to keep a watch out if any similarly wild runs return.
We’ve been hanging tight an uncommonly significant time-frame for the dates for Summer Games Done Quick 2021. While they would have typically been uncovered toward the finish of Awesome Games Done Quick in January, this year the show finished with just the guarantee that Summer Games Done Quick would occur, with more data approaching. Today, Games Done Quick followed through on that guarantee by uncovering the dates for Summer Games Done Quick 2021.
As a boost, Games Done Quick has fourteen day long speedrunning long distance races every year where speedrunners from everywhere the world exhibit their runs while fund-raising for a noble cause. Games Done Quick has raised huge number of dollars for associations like The Prevent Cancer Foundation and Doctors Without Borders, and the occasions are consistently worth tuning into if you’re a speedrunning fan.
It’s unmistakable since Games Done Quick was holding off on declaring the dates for SGDQ 2021 on the grounds that there was some vulnerability in regards to whether the show would need to be facilitated distantly. Ordinarily, Games Done Quick long distance races are held face to face, with speedrunners congregating at a lodging to play out their runs before a live crowd, yet both Summer Games Done Quick 2020 and Awesome Games Done Quick 2021 were held distantly as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
While there might be a promising culmination of current circumstances in light of the COVID-19 immunization rollout, Games Done Quick has concluded that SGDQ will be facilitated online again. The dates to check on your schedules are July fourth eleventh, with the show in all likelihood commencing at 12 PM EDT right from the start.
In case you’re a speedrunner hoping to present a game, entries will be open tomorrow, March 31st and close on April eleventh. More subtleties on game and volunteer entries can be found over on the Games Done Quick site, which is connected in the tweet we’ve inserted previously.