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NES for MS Marathon Drive

It's Back, For A Fifth Year Straight!
Check out the trailer

NESATHON 2K16 HD will take place:
Friday June 3rd at 3:00PM EST and run through until Sunday June 5th!
We will be playing NES games for 50+ hours in HD (thanks retrousb.com) and streaming the whole thing live to raise funds for Multiple Sclerosis Research.

We will be playing games upon donation requests and giving away several prizes, so make sure to tune in and watch all the fun and games.

NESATHON will have special features and prizes, such as: Homebrew hour hosted by Mog
Late night with ne$_pimp
Ladies' hour featuring csylve01
Tetris with ClaytonBigsby

and special guest appearances by  rdools, Dave, Crazyhands007, and  others.

2 prize packs will be raffled off which will each include an exclusive NintendoAge NESathon2K16 Tshirt, made by NEX Game store. A third shirt will be given to the person who donates the most.
Other prizes that will be raffled off:
 uncletusk.com has donated 5 products, boxes, manuals, or maps to be selected by winner.
thesubcon3 has donated 2 books, The Complete NES Book Hardcover, and The Video Game Culture Chronicles 1990 Hardcover
8bitevolution has donated a copy of Germ Squashers which will be added to one of the prize packages.

100% of donations will go to MS research.
To donate just click the MS society icon at the top right of nesathon.blogspot.ca
Please include your game request with donation in a message.

Donations in the denomination of $20, we will play an NES game of your choice.
For every $35 donation you make your name will be entered once into the raffles.
If you donate $50 or more Nintendo Age will reward you with an MS award icon, and you can select 3 games to be played.

For those who donate $100, they will be entered into the raffles 3 times, can select 6 games and receive an MS award icon.

To break down how it works, if you were to donate $70 you could select 4 games for us to play live on stream, get your name entered twice into the raffles, and receive an award icon. WOW!

To claim any prize winnings please contact us playasguide1@gmail.com, or message ne$_pimp on nintendoage.com

The schedule:
Friday Night Four Score Fun - 7pm June 3
Trog Tournament - 10pm June 3
Late night with ne$_pimp - 2am June 4
Saturday Morning Cartoons with rdools - 8am June 4
Power Pad Games – 4pm June 4
Ladies' hour featuring csylve01 - 10pm June 4
Tetris with the Guru ClaytonBigsby – 11am June 5
Raffles – 2:30pm June 5
Homebrew Hour starring Mog – 3pm June 5

If you would like to help promote our cause, please PM me and I can email you our poster.

Help support the stream by tweeting with and at us @playasguide1


For the 2013 event, click here.
For the 2012 event, click here.