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Want more after AGDQ2023? Every day, there's fresh new speedrunning content for you to enjoy!

GDQ HOTFIX promotes various communities in speedrunning. We offer up our channel and resources to help communities reach a wider audience.

Find the schedule and learn more, or even suggest a run from your community on the GDQ HOTFIX's site!



Upcoming Event Dates

All deadlines end at 11:59PM Pacific Time unless otherwise specified.

  • Unapologetically Black and Fast

    A Hotfix weekend event in celebration of Black Joy
    February 11-12th, for ~12 hours a day.

  • Summer Games Done Quick 2023

    May 28 - June 4

Awesome Games Done Quick 2023 Returns in Online Form

AGDQ2023 schedule is Now Live!

AGDQ2023 returns live, online from January 8th to the 15th, 2023, benefiting the Prevent Cancer Foundation!

While we would love to return in-person, we’ve determined that to provide a safe and welcoming event to all it was best that we move away from our originally planned location in Florida.

Given the state’s continued disregard for COVID-19’s dangers (including anti-mandate vaccination policies) and an increased aggression towards LGBTQ+ individuals, including the law colloquially known as "Don't Say Gay," we do not believe it is a safe place for our community at this time.

Immediately after the success of AGDQ 2020, we secured a contract with a venue in Florida to return in 2021. Since the global pandemic was declared, we postponed in-person events until it was safe to return.

We’ve explored multiple options which would allow us to remain in-person by relocating to a safer location. Unfortunately, the cost required to cancel our contract is too great to justify relocating AGDQ while paying the cancellation fee, and we are no longer able to delay our contract. This ultimately led us to move AGDQ 2023 online.

While the move to online will allow us to save some on expenses, we still have considerable costs to recover. We are looking to recover that money where possible, including with community support via Twitch subs. We thank the community for their support!

Flame Fatales 2022 Ends in a new Frame Fatales Record

Flame Fatales 2022 concluded with a record total of $137,174.82 raised for Malala Fund! Thank you to all who participated in and watched the event. You can watch all of the Flame Fatales interviews and speedruns at our Youtube.

Our next all-women speedrunning event will be Frost Fatales 2023, which will run from February 26 - March 4. For information about run submissions and volunteering, be sure to check out the Frame Fatales page, follow the Frame Fatales Twitter or join our Discord.

Summer Games Done Quick 2022 Wraps Up!

Summer Games Done Quick 2022 has wrapped up its first in-person event since 2019, raising over $3 million dollars for Doctors Without Borders!

Thank you to all the volunteers, runners and attendees who helped keep the event safe!

We are wrapping up our discussions for Awesome Games Done Quick 2023, and hope to have an announcement soon. Please check back soon, or keep an eye on our Twitter for updates!

What is Games Done Quick?

Games Done Quick is a series of charity video game marathons. These events feature high-level gameplay by speedrunners raising money for charity. Games Done Quick has teamed up with several charities in its nine-year history, including Doctors Without Borders and the Prevent Cancer Foundation. We are currently the largest fundraising event globally for both charities!

To date, Games Done Quick has raised over 34 million dollars for charity. We also average over 3000 people in attendance at our events, including staff, volunteers, runners, and attendees just looking to have fun and support the event!

Two Events Annually

Awesome Games Done Quick

Winter

2023: January 8-15

Summer Games Done Quick

Summer

2023: May 28 - June 4

Questions? Media inquiries? Looking for a job?

Our staff can be reached on our contact page. A list of open positions can be found on our jobs page.