Project Backlog

Project Backlog: The Return of the Backlog

Backlogs. They come in all forms: books, TV, movies, video games, crafting projects. And we all have them. Today I have decided to revisit an old, old post of mine. All the way back in 2013 I had listed off the video games in my collection that I hadn’t gotten around to finishing. It’s 6 …

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Kingdom: New Lands

My addiction to Kingdom New Lands is all Candice’s fault. After watching her and Klaus stream the original Kingdom game (now Kingdom Classic) on our Loot Crate stream one afternoon, I immediately jumped onto Steam to pick it up. And for a month I ignored everything else in my backlog until I “beat” the game. *Warning: This …

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The Baconing (DeathSpank)

Status: Completed the Baconing! Achievements: 10 of 12 Gamerscore: 155/200 DLC Purchased: None Things seemed to be all well in good in Spanktopia after DeathSpank collected all of the Thongs of Virtue and vanquished Sandy. But the peace didn’t last forever, as DeathSpank soon discovers his wearing of all of the Thongs at once has created a new evil: …

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Torchlight

Status: Can you really ever finish Torchlight? Achievements: 12 of 12 Gamerscore: 200/200 DLC Purchased: None The Xbox Deal of the Week is always hit or miss for me. Too often it’s just a bunch of maps for shooter games that don’t interest me. That changed a couple of weeks back when I noticed that Torchlight was on sale …

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Costume Quest

Status: Completed Costume Quest’s main game Achievements: 15 of 20 Gamerscore: 200/250 DLC Purchased: None If you are looking for an adventure game that holds it’s own at any time of the year, look no further than Costume Quest. Filled with sugary treats, villainous monsters and great humour, Costume Quest takes you on a journey with Wren and Reynold, …

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You Don’t Know Jack

Status: Working through the last rounds Achievements: 20 of 50 Gamerscore: 430/1250 DLC Purchased: None (yet!) You Don’t Know Jack is the perfect trivia video game. No silly jumping around in front of a camera when all you want to do is veg out on the couch. Just crazy button mashing, yelling, and Screwing (no, not that kind of …

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DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue

Status: Completed Thongs of Virtue main story Achievements: 11 of 13 Gamerscore: 190/215 DLC Purchased: None Impressed with the first part of DeathSpank’s tale, I made sure to pick up the second installment before I stole Lord Von Prong’s Thong. It was a smart move because I immediately began playing Thongs of Virtue. Damn Hothead and their addictive game. …

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DeathSpank

Status: Completed DeathSpank and cleaned up all those achievements Achievements: 12 of 12 Gamerscore: 200/200 DLC Purchased: None I picked up DeathSpank and it’s sequel during the recent EA sale on the Xbox Marketplace, months after checking out the demo and wishing I had the points to grab it at launch. Santa deposited some points to my account at …

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Alan Wake

Status: 1 Normal playthrough of Alan Wake complete, now playing on Nightmare Achievements: 31 of 50 Gamerscore: 490/1000 DLC Purchased: None As I sit here channeling Alan Wake, writing in the light to keep away any Dark Presence that may have seeped from my Xbox 360 over the past week,  I take a brief moment to reflect on just …

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