What is Games Done Quick?

Games Done Quick is a series of charity video game marathons. These events feature high-level play by speedrunners raising money for charity. Games Done Quick has teamed up with several charities in its five-year history, such as Doctors Without Borders and the Prevent Cancer Foundation.

Awesome Games Done Quick 2016 Complete!

Thank you for supporting Awesome Games Done Quick 2016! Through the generosity of speedrunners, volunteers, viewers, donors, and sponsors, we managed to raise $1,216,079.02 for the Prevent Cancer Foundation.

Since 2011, Awesome Games Done Quick has funded research and grants at top institutions for the prevention and early detection of cancer. Furthermore, donations to AGDQ provided the funding to begin a multi-year international educational campaign.

Once again, thank you for helping Prevent Cancer Foundation Stop Cancer Before It Starts!

Two Events Annually

Awesome Games Done Quick


2017: TBD

Summer Games Done Quick


2016: July 3rd - 10th

Coming up:

Summer Games Done Quick 2016 is the next event taking place in July. The event will be taking place from Jul 3, 2016 - Jul 10, 2016, at the Hilton Minneapolis Downtown Hotel, in Minneapolis, MN. Hotel group rates will be available closer to the event. Attendee registration will be opening in April, and we will release more information on attending, volunteering, and submitting runs as we get closer to the event.

Questions? Media inquiries?

Send an email to Games Done Quick.