Metroid Marathon Details

Details regarding the 72 hour Metroid Marathon that starts on March 12th at 6 pm cst:
We, TheSpeedGamers, are based in the DFW Texas area and play video games to raise money for different causes. We have been a group for nearly two years now and have raised approximately $125,000 for various causes.
Our events typically last 72 hours continuously in which we broadcast ourselves over the internet playing video game franchise’s to their completion while also providing video commentary. There is a chat room that accompanies the video game feed so that the viewers can interact with the players and other viewers. Everything can be viewed on TheSpeedGamers.com.

During the Metroid marathon we will be raising money for Halton Autistic Family Support Group .
Donations will be gathered using a chip in widget; debit, credit cards and paypal can be used to donate.

Game list and order:

  • Metroid (NES VC) Oscar
  • Metroid Zero Mission (GBA) Daniel
  • Metroid Prime 1: Tim
  • Metroid Prime Hunters (DS): Phil
  • Metroid Prime 2(Blind Run): Britt, Heath, Rob
  • Metroid Prime 3 : Baltes
  • Metroid 2 (GB): Tim
  • Super Metroid: Cameron
  • Metroid Fusion (GBA): Daniel

Additional info:
Our goal will be $15,000. The chipin widget will go up Tuesday March. 9th. So far as prizes we have several Metroid Metal Cd’s to give away to viewers. More prizes will be announced as we get closer to the marathon.

37 thoughts on “Metroid Marathon Details”

  1. I just noticed, looking at the calender, that the Sunday of this marathon will be the 2yr anniversary of TSG as a group. The first marathon started on March 14th 2008.

  2. Can people just join in and do this? I live near the area, 4 hour drive give or take, and I’ve wanted to run all 3 MP games in less than 12 hours (MP in 2:40, MP2 in 5:00, MP3 in 4:00) and maybe do Zero Mission and Fusion as well. I’d love to participate if possible.

  3. So if a person wanted to participate in this by actually running a game how would one go about doing so. I can run Metroid Prime in under 1:50 consistently and can provide video proof if needed. I would love to do it for a good cause. I am tate on both speeddemosarchive.com and metroid2002.com forums if you would like to get ahold of me.

  4. The highlights will certainly be on TSG Replay, so you can see what everyone’s talking about there.

    Just a couple days left until the marathon! I can’t wait~!

  5. looking forward to the marathon, i recently started a playthrough on metroid prime 3, didnt even know this marathon was happening until today though lol, talk about coincidences, right?

  6. Funny note to anyone who missed it. Jagger finished the marathon with a speed run of Zero Mission. His time was “only 5 minutes” over the speed run record. Perfect ending.

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