Once again, it's that time of year. Awesome Games Done Quick is back for seven more days of speedrunning fun and enjoyment. The world's top speedrunners will be plowing through some of the top games of the past and present in front of a Twitch audience tuning in from around the world. They'll look to break records and raise money for charity, while having some fun along the way.
Awesome Games Done Quick comes to you from Orlando, FL. This year's event will raise money for the Prevent Cancer Foundation. It's also a special year, as Games Done Quick as an organization is celebrating its tenth anniversary. The fun is underway, with AGDQ already raising over $775,000, and you can watch Awesome Games Done Quick 2020 right along with Shacknews. We're making sure to check in every day this week with the daily schedule and to spotlight particularly noteworthy runs worth following.
Before hitting the schedule for today, let's look at one of the highlights from Day 4. How else would you possibly celebrate the end of an eight-hour Final Fantasy VIII run?
Here's the full schedule for Day 5, taken from the Games Done Quick website, along with a handful of runs to check out. Times will give or take a few minutes depending on progress made throughout the day:
|Time (All Times PT)||Game||Run||Runner(s)||Target Time|
|6:00 AM||Mega Man 3: The Robots are Revolting||Any% - PC||Lizstar||22:00|
|6:32 AM||Miracle Ropit's Adventure in 2100||Warpless 1-Loop - NES||Smartball||14:00|
|7:01 AM||Barbie||Any% Race - NES||sharif, cajink87||16:00|
|7:27 AM||Normy's Beach Babe-O-Rama||Beat the Game - Genesis||cook||20:00|
|7:57 AM||Doctor Hauzer||Any% - 3DO||PeteDorr||20:00|
|8:27 AM||Nightcry||Two Survivors - PC||Ecdycis||52:00|
|9:29 AM||Fatal Frame||Any% Normal - PS2||Maxylobes||1:20:00|
|10:59 AM||Resident Evil 4||New Game Pro - PC||MikeWave||1:34:00|
|12:43 PM||The Last of Us: Left Behind||Any% - PS4||AnthonyCaliber||7:00|
|1:05 PM||Jak 2||Any% Race - PS2||headstrong1290, sickynar||1:05:00|
|2:20 PM||Marvel's Spider-Man||The Heist Any% - PS4||Pessilist||54:00|
|3:24 PM||Earth Defense Force 5||DLC Mission Pack 1, Fencer Class, Hard Difficulty One-handed - PC||halfcoordinated||55:00|
|4:29 PM||Devil May Cry 5||New Game Human - PC||DECosmic||2:18:00|
|6:57 PM||Bonus Game 4||--||--||35:00|
|8:12 PM||Destiny 2||Last Wish: All Encounters - PC||Shockwve, ThePackle, Milkman, Tokeegee, Traderkirk, Alexy Sinclair||45:00|
|9:17 PM||Fire Emblem: Three Houses||House Bid War - Switch||Claris||1:45:00|
|11:12 PM||BioShock||Any% - PC||bloodthunder||55:00|
|12:22 AM||Wolfenstein: Youngblood||Any% Co-op - PC||TheFuncannon, Bryonato||1:10:00|
|1:42 AM||Subnautica||Any% - PC||salvner||1:05:00|
|2:57 AM||The Sun And Moon||Any% - PC||Gyoo||20:00|
|3:27 AM||140||Any% - PC||v_input_output||30:00|
|4:07 AM||Squidlit||All Bosses - PC||nucular||10:00|
|4:27 AM||Action Henk||All Levels - PC||badBlackShark||35:00|
|5:12 AM||Super Fancy Pants Adventure||Any% NG+ - PC||EyeOf_Newt||25:00|
|5:47 AM||Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines||Any% Nosferatu - PC||Valvinraim||45:00|
4:29PM - Devil May Cry 5
Awesome Games Done Quick has been pretty good at featuring the top games from 2019 and here's another one. Devil May Cry 5 helped bring DMC back from the dead in a big way, with Dante and crew starring in one of the most enjoyable hack-and-slash games from last year. Now it's time to run through the whole thing in just over two hours, as DECosmic looks to run through New Game Human.
9:17PM - Fire Emblem: Three Houses
And speaking of one of the top games of 2019, here's Fire Emblem: Three Houses. But this is a bit of a special run. The run is estimated to take 1:45:00, but the manner in which the run will unfold will ultimately depend on viewer donations. There's a House Bid War going on until tonight, so if you have a preference, get your donations in now!
1:42AM - Subnautica
Who likes late night Subnautica? A lot of our Shacknews community members do, but this is the first time that Games Done Quick will dive into this base-building game at such a late hour. Subnautica has proven to be a breakout hit and now players are going to get to see the full campaign completed in just a little over an hour. If you haven't gone under the sea with this game, this is something worth checking out.
Ozzie Mejia posted a new article, Awesome Games Done Quick 2020: Day 5 schedule and runs to watch
Awesome Games Done Quick 2020 is in it's fifth day and raised $790,000 for Prevent Cancer Foundation. 😎🎮⌛⏩
AGDQ 2020 is a speedrunning marathon that is taking place from January 5th to 12th, 2019, in Orlando, FL. Speedrunnners will play through over 125 games in seven days while raising funds for Prevent Cancer Foundation. Classic games such as Super Mario World and Ghouls 'n Ghosts, modern games such as Cadence of Hyrule, The Outer Worlds and Untitled Goose Game, and modified games such as Super Metroid Impossible and The Legend of Zelda Randomizer will all be played, so there is something for everyone! This will all be streamed on twitch.tv and at http://gamesdonequick.com .
You can donate at http://gamesdonequick.com or by making a purchase from one of their affiliated sponsors such as https://theyetee.com/agdq or https://www.fangamer.com/gdq . Additionally, any Twitch channel subs to GamesDoneQuick or bits donations all go to the charity.
Site: http://gamesdonequick.com https://twitter.com/GamesDoneQuick
VODs: https://www.reddit.com/r/speedrun/comments/ek9zmz/agdq_vod_thread_2020/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/gamesdonequick/videos?disable_polymer=1
Twitch Channel: https://www.twitch.tv/gamesdonequick
There are six alternate language restreams available for AGDQ 2020: -- Français: https://twitch.tv/lefrenchrestream -- Deutsch: https://twitch.tv/germench -- Español: https://twitch.tv/speedrunsespanol -- Português do Brasil: https://twitch.tv/speedrunsbrasil -- 日本語: https://twitch.tv/japanese_restream -- русский: https://twitch.tv/r_u_s_c
Now: Miracle Ropit's Adventure in 2100 Warpless 1-Loop - NES
Then: Normy's BeachBabe-O-Rama
Soon: Doctor Hauzer
Now: Barbie Any% Race - NES
Next: Normy's BeachBabe-O-Rama
Then: Doctor Hauzer
Now: Normy's BeachBabe-O-Rama beat the game - Genesis
Next: Doctor Hauzer
Soon: Fatal Frame
Now: Doctor Hauzer Any% - 3DO
Then: Fatal Frame
Soon: Resident Evil 4
Now: Nightcry Two Survivors - PC
Next: Fatal Frame
Then: Resident Evil 4
Soon: The Last of Us: Left Behind
$800,000 raised for Prevent Cancer Foundation
Now: Fatal Frame Any% Normal - PS2
Next: Resident Evil 4
Then: The Last of Us: Left Behind
Soon: Jak 2
Now: Resident Evil 4 New Game Pro - PC
Next: The Last of Us: Left Behind
Then: Jak 2
Soon: Marvel's Spider-Man
Now: The Last of Us: Left Behind Any% PS4 - PS4
Next: Jak 2
Then: Marvel's Spider-Man
Soon: Earth Defense Force 5
Now: Jak 2 Any% Race - Playstation 2
Next: Marvel's Spider-Man
Then: Earth Defense Force 5
Soon: Devil May Cry 5
Now: Marvel's Spider-Man The Heist Any% - PS4
Next: Earth Defense Force 5
Then: Devil May Cry 5
Soon: Bonus Game 4
Dammit. Missed Spider-Man. Will have to grab the VOD...or maybe just go back from this EDF run...
Now: Earth Defense Force 5 DLC Mission Pack 1, Fencer Class, Hard Difficulty One-handed - PC
Next: Devil May Cry 5
Then: Bonus Game 4
Soon: Destiny 2
Now: Devil May Cry 5 New Game Human - PC
Next: Bonus 4 Final Fantasy VI Any% 'NG+'
Then: Destiny 2
Soon: Fire Emblem: Three Houses
Bonus Game 4 is at $16k of $100k
I'm sceptical they'll be able to get 75k in less than 2h to unlock Final Fantasy VI. Wondering what went wrong there. Too high goal? No interest in FF6?
Today has been quite slow with donations, and I'm not sure why. Several other incentives weren't met today, Spiderman Ultimate Difficulty, EDF Handcam, and the DMC5 incentives.
Well, look at that! it's at $70k of $100k with an hour to go!
OK, DMC5 finished well under estimate!
I hope it makes it. Throwing some cash at it.
Now at $90k of $100k!
We did it! HONK!
According to reddit, this may have been a world record!
$900,000 raised for Prevent Cancer Foundation
Now: Final Fantasy VI Any% 'NG+'
Next: Destiny 2
Then: Fire Emblem: Three Houses
What a pleasant surprise to wake up to!
Now: Destiny 2 Last Wish - All Encounters - PC
Next: Fire Emblem: Three Houses
Soon: Wolfenstein: Youngblood
This is a 6(?) player run! (a GDQ record?)
No idea what it is, but they just got two 1000 voices in the raid!
It is a powerful gun that only drops from that raid, and it has a fairly low drop rate.
So basically randomly getting twice is the ultimate luck.
$1,000,000 raised for Prevent Cancer Foundation!
Now: Fire Emblem: Three Houses House Bid War - Switch
Then: Wolfenstein: Youngblood
Golden Deer, VonAegir, 1/09 appear to be the settings
Voice Actor for Claude is on the line now.
Now: BioShock Any% - PC PC BLOCK
Next: Wolfenstein: Youngblood
Soon: The Sun And Moon
Now: Wolfenstein: Youngblood Any% Co-op - PC
Then: The Sun And Moon
The developer of Manifold Garden is about to analyze the AGDQ speed run of his game: https://www.twitch.tv/williamchyr
Overnight: PC Block
Subnautica any% - PC
The Sun And Moon All Bosses - PC
140 Any% (All Levels?) - PC
Squidlit All Bosses - PC
Action Henk All Levels - PC
Super Fancy Pants Adventure Any% NG+ - PC
Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines Any% Nosferatu - PC
Gato Roboto Any% - Unrestricted - PC
Darkened Skye Taste the Rainbow - PC
Touhou Luna Nights Reverse Boss Order - PC
VVVVVV Glitchless Any% - PC
If someone wants to take over posting until morning, go ahead!
Text to paste for each game already typed and styled (game list starts on page 2): https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nCcN2y3mp9cXPG6dSikU4wRfjxsfzLZR3zZj8I612Wg/edit?usp=sharing