Quantcast
Final Fantasy marathon helps ACT Today - Destructoid




Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


Final Fantasy marathon helps ACT Today


6:00 PM on 07.18.2009
Final Fantasy marathon helps ACT Today photo



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.]






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.







Charity

5:30 PM on 12.05.2014
Buy these nine games to support the Ferguson Public Library

Altruism is better when you get something in return. Contradictory? Sure. Ignoble? Someone will tell you why from their high horse. But wouldn't it be sweet if in paying your internet bill or buying a new blender, all the pro...more



10:30 AM on 10.09.2014
Team Meat dev to walk across videogames for fundraiser

Tommy Refenes' is one half of Team Meat (Super Meat Boy, Mew-Genics, Super Meat Boy Forever). He has Type-1 Diabetes. So does his Mom. She's had it for 32 years, and over that time, she's suffered from progressively worsening...more



11:00 AM on 08.27.2014
This George Washington Xbox Live skin is available with a charitable donation

The Xbox 360 is still getting a steady source of menu skins, and this labor day George Washington menu is no exception. Donations to the Call of Duty Endowment are available at $1, $5, $10, and $20 increments, and any am...more



View all Charity






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more