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Clearing The Backlog: Chronological Game Challenge Pt 2

May 31, 2015 Leave a comment

For those of you who missed last week’s entry, I have set myself the challenge of attempting to play through every single game I own in order of release in an attempt to discover games I’ve not played, finish games I’ve not beaten, and explore games I’ve finished even further.

Last week went from Super Mario Bros to Alex Kidd In The Enchanted Castle, but I’ve played a bunch more stuff in the time in between. I actually finished the last of these games in the middle of this week, and I’ve been playing through something else since, and hopefully I’ll be discussing that game next week. But for now, let’s focus on thsi week, shall we? Read more…

Clearing The Backlog: My Chronological Game Challenge Pt. 1

May 24, 2015 1 comment

I have many games. I don’t have the biggest collection of games in the world, but it’s pretty big. And like many people with 100s of games in their collection, there are many games I own that I’ve never touched, and many more that I have touched but never finished. I decided that this needed to be rectified, and I figured the best way was to set myself a challenge.

I aim to play through every game I own, with varying goals for completion, in order of their original release date. It’s gonna be a long haul, but it’s gonna be worth it. At least, I hope it will be.

Of course, as I go along, I will post my thoughts. First impressions of games I’ve never played, renewed views on games I haven’t played in a while, and general thoughts on games I know very well.

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