Flame Fatales starts today And like previous Fatales events, this is a women’s sprinting showcase that raises money for charities. Here’s everything you need to know about the event, including where to watch it, how to donate, and when it starts.
What is Flame Fatales?
This is a speedrunning event for women only which is organized and managed by Games Done Quick, also known as GDQ. Like other GDQ events, Flames Fatales raises money for charities. It’s basically a week-long showcase of some of the best sprinting runners in the world playing a long list of games as fast as they can and at the same time explain how they are doing it while doing it. The event starts today, August 15, and lasts until August 21.
Where can i see it?
As with previous GDQ-related events, Flame Fatales is totally free to watch and you can get it right. here. And all of these races help earn money for charities, so you should check it out!
Wait, is this for charity?
Yes! Flame Fatales is raising money for the Malala Fund, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping girls around the world go to school. Last year, during the Fleet Fatales 2020 event, a similar speedrunning event for women only, the group was able to raise $ 80,000 for nonprofit charity. Before that, another Fatales event raised nearly $ 55k for the same charity. So yeah, while it is fun to watch amazing speed races, this is not just entertaining content, but a great event for a good cause.
So where can I donate?
What time is everything on?
There is a schedule here. It’s such a good schedule that it will automatically detect your time zone and display the times / dates accordingly. Pre-show for the event begins at 1:30 pm EST.
Be prepared for a long list of games, with some surprisingly new games this week, like Immortals Fenyx Rising Y The one without a path. There even seems to be an entire day devoted primarily to Sonic games.
What if I miss something?
Relax! GDQ Official YouTube Channel it will eventually load each run so you can go back and see the things you missed or any super cool races you want to see again. GDQ did this for the latest Fatales event, Fleet Fatales. YYou can see that playlist here.