Tag: Awesome Games Done Quick

Jan 16

General GDQ Musings

Some general musings on GDQs, inspired in part by a Reddit post I found particularly amusing. Sam Viviano, Art Director for Mad Magazine, once remarked that the magazine was at its best “whenever you first started reading it.” I thought about this when reading this thread, because I feel like something very similar applies to …

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Aug 23

Thoughts on Streaming Speedruns, and *GDQs

These are some thoughts that I had about streaming and the Games Done Quick marathons. On Streaming As A Skill I tend to lurk, and occasionally post on, the Twitch subreddit. A common question for awhile was “How do I get a bigger viewership?” or “What are some games I can play that can get …

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Nov 30

This Is Your Monthly Update

So there! It’s been a busy month in the Emptyeye household. The big news is that Mrs. Emptyeye and myself are now cat owners. Meet Mario the Cat. Mario is an 8-month old, 8.5 pound domestic long-haired feline. He is also very cute. He can do something wrong, like scratch at the couch, and then …

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Oct 31

Halloweeneye

Incredibly, I’m not dead. Happy Halloween everyone! I’m sitting here in my cape, figuring it’s one of the few days of the year it’s socially acceptable. Not that this stops me from wearing it when I stream. Mainly, I wanted to say that I’m still alive, and let you know some upcoming projects/etc. At the …

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Feb 05

The MAGFest Mega Man Mini-Marathon Debriefing

As I mentioned in my last post, during MAGFest X, I played through 15 different Mega Man games in the span of 21 and a half hours to help raise money for the SDA Marathon and the Prevent Cancer Foundation. It’s been about a month, and I feel like I should really write a proper …

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Jan 21

The MAGFest X/AGDQ 2012 Mega-Summary

This past week and a half was spent in Maryland and Virginia, at MAGFest X and the Speed Demos Archive Charity Marathon, Awesome Games Done Quick 2012. This is going to be a long, long post, so I’ll break it up into days, in order so that you’re not totally overwhelmed. Wednesday, the 4th Thursday, …

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Jan 19

The Second SDA Marathon, Ninth MAGFest, and first Emptyeye Wedding

(And that third item will hopefully also be the last Emptyeye Wedding) Silver and I had a pretty crazy week and a half recently. It started on Thursday, the 6th, when we left at 7:30 AM or so to head to Alexandria, VA. This was actually not for any marathon or festival or anything–those would …

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Dec 09

Emptyeye Plays Games for Charity. Again.

In a little under a month, I’ll be heading to Virginia to participate in the second annual Speed Demos Archive charity marathon. This time, we’re playing for the Prevent Cancer Foundation, which is dedicated to the eradication of cancer via its prevention. This is done through research, education, and community outreach. The marathon will be …

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