Game Shark

It's time to level-up your fundraising. Your game, your challenge, one goal - a cleaner, healthier, better protected ocean.

Step 1: Choose your game – Select a video game, board game or tabletop RPG.

Step 2: Set your challenge – Will you do a marathon, speed-run, or tournament? Make your challenge harder by setting limitations on your game. See our challenge ideas below.

Step 3: Assemble your team – Will you work together or fight it out?

Step 4: Fundraise – Set up a Justgiving page and start collecting donations.

Challenge ideas

  • Marathon – six, 12, or 24 hours to play your favourite game. Do it in a group, tag team, or try it solo. Suggested games: World of Warcraft, Fallout 4, League of Legends, Dungeons and Dragons.
  • Speedrun – Play a game really fast. Try a challenge on or set your own. Suggested games: Minecraft, Super Mario 64, Portal, Pandemic, Uno, jigsaws.
  • Hard mode – Play a game on it's hardest settings. Suggested games: The Last of Us 2, Fire Emblem, FTL.
  • Tournament – Play against friends or join a tournament at Suggested games: FIFA, Rocket League, Fortnite, Poker, Trivial Pursuit.
  • Completion lists – Unlock all available achievements in a game. Suggested games: anything that's not too lengthy, unlocking and achieving every difficulty mode can take time.
  • Screen free – Flip the challenge and try not gaming for a week, or even a month.

Extra challenges: If you still can't decide, try GamesRadar's list of hardcore challenges set by players.

Our top tips

  • Live stream your event to connect to your supporters. Liven up your stream with costumes - make it interactive and take requests.
  • Ask for donations when you hit set milestones or challenges.
  • Remember to take regular breaks to relax your eyes.
  • Rest well before a marathon – drink plenty of water and eat healthy snacks such as fruit and nuts to keep your energy up.
  • Talk to your supporters and answer questions about why you’re fundraising as you go. Ask a friend to moderate your chat and set chat rules for your supporters, like no swearing or hate speech.

Sign up

Register your event or email us at [email protected].