Why do we have backlogs?

Name a single game you actually finished this year, or even the one before. Personally, not a single one. Last one for me was SOMA and I believe it's a perfect ending for me. I'm getting old, and my views on family and friendships and other matters have diminished my enjoyment of video games. I don't care about Denuvo anymore, I don't care about Steam sales, I don't care about starting up Team Fortress 2 and play more than a single round knowing I'm just going to get stuck in that endless cycle of 60 seconds before pushing that meaningless cart while raging on every spy and spawn camping demoman, I want something new out of life. 30 years of gaming and waging. Wife of 11 years died, my brothers don't share the same hobbies as me anymore. There's more to life, but I've been stuck here for so long I don't know what else is out there, perhaps time will tell. Sorry for the pathetic rant.

Why do you keep a backlog?

  1. 2 weeks ago

    Backlogs turn vidya into a job so I don't keep one, just play whatever when I feel like it
    Nice blog btw

  2. 2 weeks ago

    Why did he do it?

    • 2 weeks ago

      He fell for the marriage meme

  3. 2 weeks ago

    I keep a backlog because there are games that I want to play in the future

  4. 2 weeks ago

    I could have saved that penguin

  5. 2 weeks ago

    >Name a single game you actually finished this year, or even the one before.
    I just finished no more heroes today, maybe you should stop browsing this shithole and play vidya instead?

  6. 2 weeks ago

    sorry for your loss
    play outer wilds

  7. 2 weeks ago

    Elden Ring.
    Callisto Protocol
    God of War Ragnarok
    Summertime Saga

  8. 2 weeks ago

    I finished 63 games last year according to steam

  9. 2 weeks ago

    >This year
    It's january 21st anon, slow your fucking roll

  10. 2 weeks ago

    I beat Bayo2 (up to hard) this year and now im playing Elden Ring.
    Last year includes Xenoblade 2 and 3, Kirby and the forgotten land, Digimon Survive, Astral Chain, etc.

  11. 2 weeks ago

    Gaming is one of my hobbies. I have many others. Just add some more so you aren't burned out.

  12. 2 weeks ago

    Sky King... I hope you're flying high up in heaven like you always wanted to.

  13. 2 weeks ago

    I don't have backlogs. I play what I feel like at the time and delete games I'm bored of

  14. 2 weeks ago

    Catherine: Full Body. It's a great game, I loved its' style but it's about relationship with women so maybe give it time, anon.

  15. 2 weeks ago

    Caligula Effect: Overdose
    Kinda shitty game which is understandable given the low budget but whatever, at least the second one seems better so far

  16. 2 weeks ago

    I read that in his voice. Also, play The Outer Wilds

  17. 2 weeks ago

    I don't have a backlog. I just play stuff as it comes.
    I just finished Harry Potter and the Philosopher Stone, it was kino, I can understand why people appreciate it.

    My life did change after I was over with MGSV, nothing felt the same since, I feel like part of my vidya life died along with the franchise. I play games differently now, I mostly play old games I've missed out on, or I couch coop with friends even if they suck, it's okay.

  18. 2 weeks ago

    I finished fire emblem engage
    I don't have backlogs because I don't decide "okay I want to play these 12 games" I just play what I want to play and don't feel compelled to finish or drop because something new is out

  19. 2 weeks ago

    I have beaten Pokemon Violet, Travis Strikes Again, Kaze and the Wild Masks and the Dadish trilogy in the first 21 days of 2023.
    I am currently playing Blue Reflection, but I reckon that one will take more time.

  20. 2 weeks ago

    If not larp my condolenses how did she die?

    • 2 weeks ago

      She was uninstalled.

  21. 2 weeks ago

    Oh I also played the entirety of the Kiryu numbered Yakuza games last year. If I wasn't so old they would have taught me how to be a man.

  22. 2 weeks ago

    I finish around 25 games per year, ranging from all generations. 20 if it's a particular tough year at work.
    That's more or less 2 games a month.
    Granted, I barely leave my house for anything except my job.

    • 2 weeks ago

      Forgot to mention I pirate 99% of my games, so there's that too.

  23. 2 weeks ago

    January so far.

  24. 2 weeks ago

    Seek help

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