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  Gameday – A Fundraiser in which multiple gamers will be streaming live gameplay to help raise money for the International Video Game Hall of Fame & Museum, is set to take place May 28th – May 30th. During the event, various World Record gamers including myself will be streaming Live video of games from all era's, either attempting World Records or simply playing for fun in an effort to raise money through viewer donations for the International Video Game Hall of Fame & Museum. To view the streams, we've created a website specifically for this event where you can pick from a list of streams currently being aired. This makes jumping from stream to stream and checking out what's happening during the streams very simple and easy. An alert system will also be in place to notify viewers when a World Record is about to be broken or set.  

 Below is a list of Gamers who’ll be streaming themselves playing games or setting World Records and the games to be played (many to be listed as they’re announced), tournament locations participating, and those promoting the event.

 

Gamers to be streaming themselves playing games or setting records:

  • Liz Bolinger: I will either be going for records on a dance game or records on a few different games.  At least considering Dance Central, Dance Dance Revolution Universe 1 and 3 for xbox 360.
  • Patrick Scott Patterson
  • Tim McVey
  • Kelly Tharp
  • Eric Akeson
  • Phil Day
  • Josh Houslander
  • Eric Cummings – NES Castlevania Fastest Completion attempt, Pac-Man CEDX 5 minute scoring attacks.
  • Paul Zimmerman
  • Michael Sroka – 4 Player Rockband WR attempts.
  • Christopher Tirpak – Fallout 3 100% Completion Run or MK9
  • Dan Phillips – Game Day in Green Bay 
  • Russell Archey – Dynamite Headdy (points record, Genesis), possibly Battle Kid: Fortress of Peril (NES, just for fun)

People hosting tournaments:

  • Flipside (Ottumwa, Iowa)
  • Star Worlds Arcade (DeKalb, Illinois)
  • 'Game Day in Green Bay' at Kimmer's Bar & Grill (Green Bay, Wisconsin)

 

 People helping to promote event:

  • Liz Bolinger with KittyMcScratch.com
  • Liz and Josh B. through Flipside
  • Patrick Scott Patterson
  • Pat and Glenn of Star Worlds Arcade
  • Tim McVey
  • Kelly Tharp
  • Eric Akeson
  • Phil Day
  • Josh Houslander
  • Michael Sroka
  • Paul Zimmerman
  • Paul Dean
  • Brandon LeCroy
  • The Twin Galaxies Show
  • Eric Cummings

Donations are being accepted 24/7 so you don't have to wait to donate if you're in a giving mood. Here's the address to the IVGHOF donation page http://www.ivghof.com/sponsors/donate.php Simply click donate and you're on your way. 

Our Website Gameday 2011 is now up, running and the donate button is operational, plus we’re currently looking for supporters and those who are interested in helping our cause by either joining the stream team, promotion team, both or by donating what you can. Itching to help, contact me at merciless365@yahoo.com and I'll help to get the ball rolling. Here’s a little taste of gaming goodness to whet your appetite, mind you this is a youtube video and not a live stream but it displays how varied the era’s of gaming will be during the streaming event.   

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