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Final Fantasy Marathon details

TheSpeedGamer’s Final Fantasy marathon to raise money for ACT Today begins Friday July 17th @ 6pm cst and will last one week (168 hours straight!). Final Fantasy 1-12 will be played with no tool assistance. A game feed will be hosted here on our site www.TheSpeedGamers.com alongside a commentary feed and chatroom.

Many great prizes will be given away to viewers and donators such as various artwork by Anatotitan, cactuar and chocobo plushies from Skeletor1991, a mouse pad from Ruju, Gwellin will be giving away an album and tee shirt from Video Games Live along with a Tidus (FF10) figure.

Games (in play order) and players

Final Fantasy I:Kilgard (Completed in 6 hours)
Final Fantasy II:Local (Completed in 22 hours)
Final Fantasy VI:Cross Warrior (Completed in 6 hours and 20 minutes)
Final Fantasy V:Phil
Final Fantasy III:Gwellin (Completed in 25 hours and 30 minutes)
Final Fantasy VII:Dustin (Completed in 24 hours)
Final Fantasy IX:Daniel L. & others (Completed in 28 hours and 30 minutes)
Final Fantasy VIII: Baltes (Completed in 23 hours and 59 minutes)
Final Fantasy IV: BlackDuck
Final Fantasy X: Rob & others
Final Fantasy XII: Britt & Chase

Final Fantasy XI will be played by an honorary participant “Nobody X” who has a form of Autism so the cause is very close to her heart. She will begin streaming the morning of Friday July 24th. There will be an extra feed showing her progress through the game.

Zelda Marathon Details

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Our Zelda Marathon starts on March 13th @ 6 pm cst, in which we will be trying to complete all 13 Zelda games live on webcam in 72 hours! You can view the marathon here on our site, and chat with us while we are playing!

You can watch the marathon right here, at www.thespeedgamers.com.

We will be raising money for Ally’s House, a group which helps with medical and other expenses of the families with children undergoing Cancer treatment. We have raised over $15,000 for various charities.

Zelda themed prizes such as T-shirts and games will be given away during the marathon to the viewers.

Our first Marathon was on March 14th 2008, so this will mark our 1 year anniversary of TheSpeedGamers! Hooray! We will be doing something special to mark the event. Continue reading Zelda Marathon Details