Organizers of Games Done Quick Speedrunner Charity Festivals decided with the format of the next full-scale marathon – Awesome Games Done Quick 2022 (AGDQ 2022).
As a reminder, Games Done Quick events, starting with Summer Games Done Quick 2020 in August 2020, were held exclusively online due to restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the case of AGDQ 2022, the organizers admitted the possibility the return of Games Done Quick to the premises with spectators, however “After much thought” it was decided to stick to the online format.
After much deliberation, it has been decided that # AGDQ2022 will be online-only for the health & safety of staff and participants. The event will take place from January 9th – 16th.
Runners & Volunteers: Submissions open Sept 24th – Oct 3rd.
For info: https://t.co/umiMSavQGx
– Games Done Quick (@GamesDoneQuick) September 8, 2021
“We came to this decision after much thought and analysis of the risks associated with holding a face-to-face event. We concluded that there is still too much danger and uncertainty from COVID-19. “, – the organizers explained.
The timing of Awesome Games Done Quick 2022 has not changed: as expected, the marathon will be held from January 9-16, 2022. Applications for participation as a speedrunner or volunteer will be open from September 24 to October 3.