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Awesome Games Done Quick 2018 Summary and Stream

A brief preview of this week’s schedule


The Awesome Games Done Quick event for 2018 begins today, after months of anticipation. You can find the stream here, along with a brief preview of the upcoming week. A full schedule can be found here.

Watch live video from GamesDoneQuick on www.twitch.tv

Sunday, January 7

The stream begins today, at 10:30AM CST/11:30 AM EST. Though a pre-show has been running for a few hours now, the actual event won’t begin until then.

To kick off the stream, JHobz will be doing a speedrun of Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped (Estimated run-time 1:13:00, Any%).

Other highlights of the day include a Splatoon 2 run (1:03PM, ERT 1:40:00, Any%) and a Skyrim main-quest run (4:28PM, 0:50:00). F-Zero GX begins the late evening at 6:18PM (1:20:00, All Tracks Time-Attack).

Monday, January 8

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Earlybird: Early morning highlights are Battleblock Theater (2:15AM, 1:23:00, Any% No Skips) and Contra, which sees two games run from 6:19AM to 7:05AM (Contra and Contra III).

The afternoon begins with Sonic Adventure 2 Battle at 1:20PM (0:42:00) as a Hero Story Race between two players, followed by Sonic Mania (2:12PM, 1:00:00, Sonic & Tails Any%). Three Mega Man games follow Sonic (Mega Man Zero 3, Mega Man X4, Mega Man X).

The day ends with a Burnout Paradise run (11:33PM, 1:30:00, 100%).

Tuesday, January 9

Earlybird: Rayman (5:03AM, 1:30:00, Any%)

Following Rayman, both Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance (8:55AM, 0:23:00, Maxim All Bosses) and Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (9:28AM, 0:35:00, Zero Bosses) will make appearances. These games are the precursors to a run of Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones (10:13AM, 1:25:00), which will see a bid war to decide between Ephraim or Erika’s campaigns.

Horror rules the night, as Left 4 Dead 2 (5:38PM, 0:58:00, Main Campaigns) kicks off the evening with a four-player co-op run. Resident Evil 7: Biohazard (8:41PM, 1:50:00, New Game Madhouse) is one of the final highlights.

Wednesday, January 10

Earlybird: Kid Icarus (4:10AM, 0:33:00, Any%)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles begins the regular morning (8:41AM, 0:25:00, Any%), with Battletoads following the series (10:01AM Battletoads Arcade, 10:56AM Battletoads).

Super Mario Sunshine takes most of the evening, as AverageTrey seeks 120 Shines (7:07PM, 3:15:00).

Thursday, January 11

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Earlybird: Animorphs: Shattered Reality (1:32AM, 0:40:00, Any%)

The ‘new’ Star Fox 2 (12:50PM, 0:45:00) sees a run this afternoon, played on the SNES Classic.

In the evening, two popular indie titles are highlights. First is Owlboy (9:00PM, 0:55:00, All Bosses), followed later by Hyper Light Drifter (11:55PM, 0:35:00).

Friday, January 12

Earlybird: Spelunky (12:40AM, 0:30:00, All Shortcuts + Olmec)

Super Mario Galaxy (8:27AM, 2:45:00, Any%) takes up the largest chunk of the morning and is followed by Super Monkey Ball (11:22AM, 0:26:00, Beginner, Advanced and Expert Stages).

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time has most of the night to itself (7:43PM, 4:40:00, 100%).

Saturday, January 13

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Earlybird: Mass Effect (7:38AM, 1:50:00, Any%)

Bloodborne begins at maybe the earliest most of us will wake up and promises an exciting run (1:21PM, 1:35:00, All Bosses). A potential favorite for ‘kill the animals’ fans.

The final speedrun may be the best however, as a player takes on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (10:14PM, 3:57:00, All Main Quests).

Sunday, January 14

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Immediately after the Breath of Wild speedrun, Awesome Games Done Quick 2018 will have its finale and goodbye. Whoever is still awake at this point will participate (2:21AM).


AGDQ always goes by faster than it seems! Visit the official site for a full schedule and check in with us for any highlights you might have missed.

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