[ x ] remove ads and scale site to 1080p+
[ x ] remove the ads & get mobile premium
pay whatever you want to upgrade
 
 

Final Fantasy marathon helps ACT Today

6:00 PM on 07.18.2009  ·  Matthew Razak
0

Despite Germany's perception of gamers we do indeed like to help people. Why just yesterday, after I was done being violent because I play videogames, I helped get a kitten down from a tree. I figure it balanced out.

I wasn’t the only gamer in the world helping people out yesterday either. The Speed Gamers kicked off their Final Fantasy marathon on that day too, and are requesting donations to help support Autism Care and Treatment Today (ACT Today). They will be playing through every Final Fantasy game (from I to XII) over the next week, which they estimate will take about 168 hours.

They aren’t playing the games in order, which is probably smart, because I’d need a break from 2D sprite, turn-based combat every so often, too. Sometimes you need some FMV to break up the monotony, right?

You can watch them charge through the marathon at their site. As for Final Fantasy XI and its online antics, the game will be played by honorary participant “Nobody X,” who has a form of Autism. She will begin streaming the morning of Friday, July 24 on an extra feed. If you’ve got a little change hanging around, head over there. You’ll be helping out a great cause, and the Speed Gamers deserve something for having to sit through that many random enemy encounters.

[Thanks, Kyle M.]

 
 

Enlighten an uninformed cougar: FacebookTwitterRedditEmail
 

#Charity #Final Fantasy #Speedruns
 
 
 
[x] advertisement
 
 


Matthew RazakContributor // Profile & Disclosures
Fronts1270Blogs 23Following1Followers57

Monday reviews aren't on Monday. It's old school, trust me. OK, so I've been and editor for a while now. I probably should fill this part in a bit more fully. I've been here a while. In most a... more
Trending on Destructoid:

 
 


Dtoid is fighting adblockalypse without native ad article bullsh* thanks to Huge Members. Please give them sex or donuts:

janeko
janeko


Since 10:01 AM on 04.10.2010

Antwhan
Antwhan


Since 9:42 PM on 12.12.2007

cotzbenites
cotzbenites


Since 5:13 AM on 02.19.2016

User Avatar
jtpalmer


Since 7:45 PM on 09.06.2013

 

Please login (or) make a quick account (free)
to view and post comments.





Three day old threads are only visible to verified humans - this helps our small community management team stay on top of spam

Sorry for the extra step!