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[[File:Full Restore logo.jpg|thumb|right|250px|This is Full Restore's second annual charity marathon.]]
 
The charityA group Full Restore (previously known as Pokémon4Life), a team of gaming enthusiasts basedgamers in Britain,the hasUK begunhave playingalready ''{{bp|Pokémon}}''raised gamesover in a grand fundraising effort. The aim£1100 of thea event£8000 is to raise money for the {{wp|British Red Cross|British Red Cross' Disaster Fund}}target in collaborationa with96-hour viewers. This year'sgaming marathon began on April 3, 2012 (7 p.m. GMT) and will conclude on April 7, 2012 (7 p.m. GMT). The group plans to focus on two games this year, which can be any of the handheld Pokémon games from {{bp|Generation I}}, {{bp|Generation II}}, or {{bp|Generation III}}. Currently, the group is playing through a Generation I game.
 
Deviating from typical videogame-marathon fundraisers, Full Restore promotes viewer participation in several ways, made possible with the broadcast of a live stream. Donating to the event earns one the privilege of suggesting the inclusion of a Pokémon in the group's current {{bp|party|Pokémon party}}. Viewers can also donate to suggest things(previously suchknown as {{bp|nickname|Pokémon nicknames}} or having the Full Restore sing live renditions of any given song, such as the ''{{bp|Pokémon Theme}}''. Provided that therePokémon4Life) is a high demand and a sufficient amount of donations, the team will even attempt the {{bp|Caught Pokémon|capture}} of {{bp|legendarygaming Pokémon}}enthusiasts and/orbased thein performance of the notorious {{bp|Mew glitch}}Britain. ParticipantsLast canyear alsothey enterraised text£4000 infor the[[Pokémon chatvideo boxgame tomarathon communicateunderway in real-timeBritain|Japanese withdisaster the Full Restore team, who respond aloud from time to timerelief]]. AdditionalThis information can be found on Full Restore's website.year Thetheir groupbeneficiary is also utilizing the '''#pokemonmarathon'''British hashtagRed forCross theDisaster charity event on the social network {{wp|Twitter}}Fund.
 
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Full Restore promotes viewer participation in several ways, made possible with the broadcast of a live stream. Those who donate to the event may suggesting the inclusion of a Pokémon in the group's current {{bp|party|Pokémon party}}. Viewers can also donate to suggest things such as {{bp|nickname|Pokémon nicknames}} or having the Full Restore sing live renditions of any given song, such as the ''{{bp|Pokémon Theme}}''. One donor requested that one of the players draw a moustache on his face. He complied.
 
Provided that there is a high demand and a sufficient amount of donations, the team will even attempt the {{bp|Caught Pokémon|capture}} of {{bp|legendary Pokémon}} and/or the performance of the notorious {{bp|Mew glitch}}. Participants can also enter text in the chat box to communicate in real-time with the Full Restore team, who respond aloud from time to time. The group is also utilizing the '''#pokemonmarathon''' hashtag for the charity event on the social network {{wp|Twitter}}.
 
Information on how to donate can be found on the Full Restore website.
 
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