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Games Done Quick's all-woman charity speedrunning event Frost Fatales starts this weekend

UPDATE: Over $151,000 raised.

UPDATE 6/3/23: Frost Fatales - Games Done Quick's all-woman winter charity speedrunning event - has run its last run for the year, raising a grand total of $151,614 USD.

2023's Frost Fatales - the third time Games Done Quick has held the event - kicked off on 26th February and featured over 70 speedruns across a broad selection of titles before coming to a close yesterday, 5th March.

The $151,614 raised from donations over the course of the event - well above last year's $132,983 total - will go to the Malala Fund, a non-profit organisation that works to "secure free, safe, and quality education for girls around the world".


ORIGINAL STORY 23/2/23: If you're itching for another speedrunning fix following Awesome Games Done Quick in January, that shows organisers are back with their annual all-woman charity speed-running event, Frost Fatales, which kicks off this weekend.

2023 marks the third year Games Done Quick has held its Frost Fatales event - one of several annual shows under the Frame Fatales banner focused on showcasing women in the speedrunning community - and proceedings get underway this Sunday, 26th February.

This year's Frost Fatales spans a full seven days and features well over 70 speedruns, with the event coming to a close on Sunday 5th March. The full speedrun schedule is available online and features a typically broad selection of titles, ranging from Silent Hill 2 and Cult of the Lamb to Hello Kitty Kruisers and Learn with Pokemon: Typing Adventure.

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The entire event will air on Twitch starting Sunday, and Frost Fatales is once again raising money for the Malala Fund, described as a non-profit organisation that works to "secure free, safe, and quality education for girls around the world".

Last year's Frost Fatales raised over $132,000 USD for the Malala Fund, while Frame Fatales' summer event, Flame Fatales, raised over $137,000.