The Woeful 108 – Quarterly Update 2

I outlined my plan to deal with my backlog here and then I updated it here. So how did quarter 2 go?

While I never wanted this to be a target list I was a little surprised by how few games I finished in Q1. Though as I mentioned it did work fairly well to curtail my spending. Q2 was unfortunately a little worse on both fronts. As it’s the end of July this is going to be a “special quarter”. Now that does mean it includes the Steam sale, which unsurprisingly hit the wallet a little hard. Though not as bad as it could be, I spent around €60, so the price of one new game. Oddly enough it was mostly DLC. If only I’d been so strong in other areas. I’d The Last of Us and Europa Universalis IV pre-ordered so I’ll let myself off the hook for them. I also burned out on Kickstarters to a large extent and only spend around €20 there. However I’ve no excuse for Shin Megami Tensei IV and Dynasty Warriors 8. So around about €200 including pre-orderes. Which I’m happy enough with as it equals out to about one game a month.

Though I only finished three games. Which is pretty shitty. I did get back into MMO’s and played a fuckload of Tera which certainly didnt help. I finished Atelier Rorona (great), The Last of Us (fucking amazing) and Marvel Heroes (terrible). I’m also going to cross off Serious Sam 3, thankfully I picked it up on sale, because when I tried it out it was extremely disappointing. I also finally tried Eador, now that its been patched into something playable, really enjoyed it.

Here’s the updated image and list

108-4

The Key: Unplayed, Preordered, To Replay, To Finish, Completed

Amnesia: The Dark Descent
Analogue: A Hate Story
Anarchy Reigns
Anomaly Warzone Earth
Asura’s Wrath
Atelier Rorona
Atelier Totori Plus
Batman Arkham Asylum
Batman Arkham City
Beyond Good & Evil
Bit Trip Beat
Botanicula
Braid
Chaos;Head
Chrono Trigger
Civilization V (Win a campaign on Hard)
Company of Heroes
Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor
Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts
Crusader Kings II (Finish a campaign)
Danganronpa
Darkness II
Darksiders II
Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition
Dawn of War: Soulstorm
Dawn of War II
Dawn of War II: Chaos Rising
Dawn of War II: Retribution
Dead Island
Dead Rising 2: Off the Record
Devil May Cry 4
Deus Ex:HR The Missing Link
Devil Survivour: Overclocked
Disgaea 3: Absence of Detention
Disgaea 4 : DLC Run (finished multiple times but bought all DLC at christmas)
Dishonored
Dragonquest VIII
Dustforce
Eador: Masters of the Broken World
Endless Space (Finish a campaign)
Ever 17: The End of Infinity
FTL
Fire Emblem Awakening
Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage 2
Front Mission 3
Gravity Rush
G senjou no Maou
Guild Wars 2
Half-Minute Hero
Hanachirasu
Hard Reset
Hitman: Blood Money
Home
Hotline Miami
Intrusion 2
Jet Set Radio HD
Just Cause 2
Legend of Grimrock
Lollipop Chainsaw
Lone Survivour
Magicka
Mark of the Ninja
Metal Gear Rising
Metal Gear Solid 3 HD
Muv Luv Extra
Muv Luv Unlimited
Muv Luv Alternative
Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm 3
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch
Omerta: City of Gangsters
One Piece: Pirate Warriors
Orcs Must Die
Orcs Must Die 2
Persona 3 FES
Persona 3 Portable
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
Prototype 2
Radiant Historia
Recettear
Resonance of Fate
Saints Row: The Third
Serious Sam 3
Sine Mora
Sins of a Solar Empire: Trinity
Sleeping Dogs
SpaceMarine
SPAZ
Steins;Gate
Stranglehold
Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition
Tales of Vesperia
The Last of Us
The Last Remnant
Trails in the Sky
The Longest Journey
The Walking Dead
The Witcher 2: Enhanced Edition
Tokyo Jungle
Torchlight II
Total War: Shogun 2
Vanquish
Vessel
Virtues Last Reward
Warlock
Watch Dogs
Yakuza: Dead Souls
Ys Origin
Ys The Oath in Felghana

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