Games Done Quick's all-women speedrunning event, Frame Fatales, has just hosted its speedrunning winter event, Frost Fatales 2022. It just ended its week-long speedrunning marathon on Sunday and raised a total of $132,350 for Malala Fund, which is a "non-profit that works to secure free, safe, and quality education for girls around the world." Back in Summer 2021, Flame Fatales raised more than $127,00 for the charity.
More than 50 speedruns were performed during from February 27-March 6 on Twitch, with sub two-hour runs performed for Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Mass Effect, and Pokémon Pearl. If you missed the latest Frame Fatales event and want to mark your calendar for the next event, Flame Fatales 2022 will return in August 2022.
As for Games Done Quick, they've been around since 2010 and have worked with charities such as AbleGamers, Doctors Without Borders, Organization for Autism Research, and Prevent Cancer Foundation. Over $37.9 million has been raised for charity, including $400k for Corona relief in 2020, $3 million in 2020 for Awesome Games Done Quick, and $2.4 million in 2019 for Awesome Games Done Quick. That's a lot of money, and to a lot of good causes too, which is nice to see.
In a world where everything is becoming increasingly ugly and unhospitable, its nice to see that there's still events like this being held that are helping people in need. Every dollar helps, and sometimes it's nice to forget about the world and watch a speedrunning event for a few hours. Even in a charity speedruns, the stakes can be quite high for those that have poured hundreds or even thousands of hours into their runs, which require good planning and flawless execution.
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