Quantcast
Solitaire Blitz hosting world record marathon for charity - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



Solitaire Blitz hosting world record marathon for charity


8:30 AM on 06.11.2012
Solitaire Blitz hosting world record marathon for charity photo



What's your longest time spent playing one game straight? Mine is...well, the length of the longest JRPG that I've reviewed for the site. I marathon those because they're all 80+ hours long. Maybe there's a world record for the longest total time spent reviewing nerdy games. I should check.

PopCap Games are going for a live Guinness World Record attempt for the Longest Videogames Marathon Playing a Card Game later this month, and it's all for charity. The game is Solitaire Blitz, and the potential record breakers are regular players Kathleen Henkel and Laura Rich. On June 26, in New York and London respectively, they'll play the game for 30 consecutive hours to establish this record, with PopCap donating $167 per hour of play to charity: water, a non-profit clean water cause we've contributed to in the past.

On top of the $10,000 they'll raise for playing for the 30 hours, PopCap also has a custom pledge plan where fans can add additional contributions. On the Solitaire Blitz Facebook page you can do your part by pledging anywhere from $0.10 an hour played.

Have you tried Solitaire Blitz? It's card-clicking crack.






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.






Card games

12:30 PM on 04.11.2014
Hearthstone is getting a cool new single-player campaign soon

Blizzard is adding its first adventure to the collectible card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft on PC, Mac, and iPad soon. Titled Curse of Naxxramas, this single-player campaign will be spread across five distinct "wings"...more



3:00 PM on 04.10.2014
Hearthstone plays just as great on the iPad

As a general rule, I don't play a game excessively during its beta stage. I don't particularly like getting invested in something that may utterly change after the full release, and Hearthstone is no exception. Although ...more



11:00 AM on 04.09.2014
Card Hunter is getting a new expansion soon

I really enjoyed Card Hunter when it dropped late last year. It had a refreshing art style, a fun sense of humor, and a fair free-to-play scheme -- and now, it's getting more content this month in the form of an expansio...more



View all Card games






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