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It’s dangerous to go alone, take this.

In my short tour of all the technology that keeps GDQ running, I asked what piece of equipment director of technology Jason “Wyrm” Deng would grab first in case the building caught on fire.

Meet “The Wing.”

It’s a 48-channel digital mixer responsible for ensuring all the runners, commentators, game audio, and hosts come in crystal clear and it’s the GDQ tech team’s most expensive piece of equipment.

While it’s not exactly feasible to pick up this monster in the case of a speedrunning-related catastrophe, it’s what he’d at least try to save first.

Photo of the Wing, a 48-channel digital audio mixer
The Verge / Ash Parrish