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Blackhawk wrote: Sat Jan 01, 2022 12:45 pm Welcome to 2024! Here's a place to keep track of what you're playing, what you've beaten (or finished), and what you've abandoned. It's traditionally for video games, but there's nothing that prevents people from including tabletop games played on the list, too. As always, give people a week or so to get 'slots' for recording their games, then feel free to use the thread for discussion as well.

Here are the previous Games Finished threads:


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Finished 19 games last year, which is a personal best since I've been tracking these things.

Games finished
- Final Fantasy VII Rebirth (PS5): B+. Absolutely loved the story and characters, but didn't really enjoy the open world aspects very much. 56 hours.
- Dragon's Dogma 2 (PS5): B+. It's a brilliant world to explore. The game as a whole is also quirky, incredibly obtuse, and janky as hell. Alternately thrilling and hair-tearingly frustrating. Story and characters are all laughably bad, but running around in the cool world mostly makes up for it. The ending felt hugely rushed and honestly pretty lame. 38 hours.
- Elder Scrolls Online: Necrom (PS5); B. It’s very, very…green. :) Pretty interesting story, but wasn’t a huge fan of the cliffhanger ending. ESO is def starting to show its age, but still a very solid game. 22 hours.

Currently playing
- Unicorn Overlord (PS5)

Abandoned Video Games
- Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin (PS5): I tried so damn hard to like this game. It did have some cool things going for it, like fun combat, a neat job system, a retelling of FF 1, and it looked great. However, having to constantly micromanage an endless flood of inventory with tiny incremental changes combined with laughable character dialog made it impossible to keep going. 5 hours
- Guild Wars 2 (PC): I may pick at this through the year, but I typically just get to the mid levels before getting bored again. 15 hours
- Asgard's Wrath 2 (VR) - I like VR games for a while, but I tend to get massive headaches after 20-30 minutes. I also find I don't really enjoy flailing around to control combat.
- Star Wars: Tales From the Galaxy's Edge (VR) - See above. Also, it wouldn't load my save game and I didn't feel like starting over after 10'ish hours.
- Granblue Fantasy: Relink (PS5) - A pretty decent game, reminded me of a combination between the Tales series and Monster Hunter. Got sidetracked by other things, may go back to it at some point. 10 hours.
- Last Epoch (PC) - Was really enjoying this until I got to the boss in Chapter 8 (of 9) and he was simply impossible to beat without completely rebuilding my character (who had cruised through the entire game up to that point). I suppose I may try that at some point, but I'm so annoyed right now that I refuse. Plus, FF VII Rebirth comes out tomorrow, so... 20 hours.
- Baldurs Gate 3 (PS5) - Got pretty far into Act 2 (just got to Moonrise Towers) before wandering off. Really clicked on console, which was nice. 42 hours.
- Immortals of Aveum (PS5) - A really awesome game that sadly proved to be too difficult for my remedial FPS skills. 12 hours.

New Board Games
- Roll Player Adventures
- Tales from the Red Dragon Inn
- Lock Up
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Finished
Tainted Grail: Conquest
Warhammer 40000 Rogue Trader
Dolmenjord - Viking Islands
Sovereign Syndicate
Steelrising
Vikings - Wolves of Midgard

In Play
Last Train Home
Terra Nil

In Replay Rotation
Diablo IV (Season 3)
Old World
Age of Empires IV


Previously...
2023
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Finished
1) Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle - 20240211 - Not sure why it took this long, but a good bit of fun despite annoyances
2) Last Epoch - 20240229 - An interesting take on ARPG with wild level of build customization
3) Dragon's Dogma 2 - 20240326 - Wow

2023 - 28 games
2022 - 38 games
2021 - 58 games
2020 - 34 games
2019 - 27 games
2018 - 15 games
2017 - 16 games
2016 - 16 games

Abandoned

Watchlist
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl - TBD
ARK 2 - TBD
Dune: Awakening - TBD
Hades 2 - TBD
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Another 'quality over quantity' year for 2023...five games completed, but logged around 150 hours in Starfield and 30 in Cyberpunk 2077 so far with a lot left to go for both...

In Progress

Starfield
Super Mario Odyssey


Finished

Cyberpunk 2077 with Phantom Liberty - 4/7
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Hello, 2024. Tell 2023 that I'm sorry - I didn't mean to ignore them and only get one game finished. I swear - I played a bunch of games last year, I just didn't finish many. Which is fine, but I get that 2023 could feel affronted. I'll try to do better this year

Finished (PC unless specified):
  • Diablo 4
  • [Gamename]
  • [Gamename]
Playing:
  • Borderlands GOTY (not Enhanced, blech)
Side Games (multiplayer, coop only etc):
  • Diablo 4
  • [Gamename]
1/4 - Diablo 4. Played through Season 2 with a rogue, which I really enjoyed. While I may jump back in and try to finish some odds and ends, I'm considering my solo season run complete.
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Hopefully I'll finish more this year.

FINISHED:

Sniper Elite 3- 02.22.24 (PC)
Company of Heroes 2- 03.06.24 (PC)
Hardspace: Shipbreaker- 03.17.24 (PS5)
Prey- 03.20.24 (XBSX)
Rage 2- 03.29.24 (XBSX)
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Finished
  1. Baseball Highlights 2045 (Jan 16, iOS) 3/8
  2. Dragon's Lair 3D: Return to the Lair (Feb 17, PC, 7.5 hrs, 76% treasure collection) 6/8
Rating system:
6 to 8 = Atari 2600
4 to 5 = Intellivision
0 to 3 = Odyssey²



Playing
  1. Mass Effect 3: Playing on Insanity difficulty with a female renegade infiltrator. I'm still fairly early in the game and enjoying it a lot.
  2. Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization: I finished the tutorial and played on the easiest difficulty against one opponent a couple of times, but I kept getting creamed. I'm now going through a 3-hour tip video on YouTube to learn how I'm really supposed to play.

Backburnered (games I'm in denial about having abandoned)
  1. Lost Odyssey: I'm on the final disc. Just gotta push on through.

Abandoned
  1. Wylde Flowers: this is my first attempt at a farming sim. It's story and character-focused, and has lots of charming animation and voice acting. But I had enough after a few boring, cloying hours.
  2. Monument Valley: a puzzle game with M.C. Escher-style trickery. Kind of neat until it started blocking my path with walking, cawing crows.

DeLorean: 2006 (15); 2007 (14); 2008 (20); 2009 (23); 2010 (13); 2011 (15); 2012 (17); 2013 (25); 2014 (25); 2015 (9); 2016 (8); 2017 (9); 2018 (2); 2019 (22); 2020 (9); 2021 (6); 2022 (14); 2023 (7)
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2024 is going to be the year I finish Witcher III

CURRENTLY SIDETRACKED BY:
JAN - Mechwarrior Mercenaries 5
FEB - Helldivers 2
MAR - Solium Infernum

FINISHED:
JAN - Phogs (co-op on xbox)
APR - Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales

2023 - 5 games finished
2022 - 9 games finished
2021 - 10 games finished
2020 - 20 games finished
2019 - 6 games finished
2018 - 12 games finished
2017 - 12 games finished
2016 - 15 games finished
2015 - 12 games finished
2014 - 4 games finished
2013 - 21 games finished
2012 - 12 games finished
2011 - 27 games finished
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I had a good year. Finished some big RPGs, a few other non-RPG titles, and unlike some people - *cough* Archinerd - I did finally finish Witcher 3.

Hoping this year I do a better job keeping up with documenting them all.

In Progress
Trails of Cold Steel II

Completed
Yakuza: Like a Dragon
Trails of Cold Steel
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Currently playing:

PC/Mac/Steam Deck:
Guardians of the Galaxy
Warhammer 40,000 - Rogue Trader
Let's! Revolution
Cobalt Core

PS5
World of Warships: Legends (I'm still having a lot of fun with this one on a regular basis)
MLB The Show 23 (I'm playing this series since 2008)
The Centennial Case

Nintendo Switch:
Xenoblade Chronicles 2
The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles
Venba

Tabletop:


PS3, PS VITA & 3DS XL:
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies
Professor Layton and the Curious Village

On the short list:
Shadow of the Tomb Raider (started this right after finishing RotTR and really like it so far. Visuals are fantastic and I like the setting. Not sure why this one does not get more love)
Life is Strange 2 (need to continue, I really liked it so far)
Pillars of Eternity - PC (played this quite a bit but stopped, want to pick up again)
Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS5
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Switch (really liked it so far, need to pick it up again)
Hitman - PS5 (still working on the missions, using the engine of Hitman 2. Need to play more!)
God of War - PS5 (a fantastic game but stopped playing)
Ghost of Tsushima - PS5 (never really got into the game ... will have to pick up again)


Completed:

Nothing yet ...
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Currently playing :

Hogwarts Legacy (spinning back)

Games Finished:

Portal 2 (over a decade after first starting!)
Rise of the Tomb Raider (almost a decade after first starting!)
Slay the Spire (finally completed a run!)

Games set aside:

BG 3 - a bit of decision paralysis
Rollerdrome - will go back to
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Games Finished in 2023:
Spoiler:
Legends of Heroes / Trails in the Sky : February 21, 2023 (76 hrs) - Average until the end. Nice hook.
Octopath Traveler : May 27, 2023 (72 hrs) - Did not click for me. Did not do final connected coda.
Diablo IV : July 16, 2023 (20 hrs) - Disappointing.
Tactics Ogre: Reborn : October 15, 2023 (266 hrs) - LOVED this. All characters & achievements.
Final Fantasy I : November 22, 2023 (13 hrs) - Nice remake. Game was so-so.

Finished:
Trails in the Sky SC : January 7, 2024 (99 hrs) - Very good. Love the characters and the world building. So smooth to play. All achievements.

Currently playing:
For the King (two separate rounds with the kids)
LOTRO (Lifetime sub means I come back to this every once in awhile)
Dragon Cliff (Time waster)
*New* OOTP 24
*New* Backpack Hero
*New* Lost in Fantaland

Sometimes playing:
Might & Magic I
MLB The Show 23
Madden
Fortnite
The Sealed Ampoule (Very strange, but enjoyable roguelike)
Disgaea 4
Football Coach College Dynasty
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Currently (re)playing:
Battletech computer game - single player campaign with Flashpoint and Urban warfare DLC
Starfield - still haven't finished story
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2023 was my first year returning to gaming after a long fallow period, and I finished 11 games. Not bad! We'll see how things keep up in 2024:

Games Finished
Portal: Revolution
Metro 2033
Half Life 2: Episode 1 (replay)

Games Playing
Half Life 2: Episode 2
Prey
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Games Finished
TBD: The Adventure Continues

Games Playing

Warhammer 40K: Rogue Trader
Age of Wonders 4
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So...2023 was probably the worst gaming year of my life. I got so completely immersed in my physical movie library (not a bad thing) that the only game I played to completion was Point of View (not a good thing).

I guess the best I can say right now is that I'm playing the following games that are not so much made to "finish"...:
Last Call BBS
The Stanley Parable Ultra Deluxe
Two Point Campus
Unpacking

...and considering:
Doom Eternal
Cloudpunk
Observer: System Redux
System Shock

Finished:
7/10 Milk Inside a Bag of Milk Inside a Bag of Milk [PC] - The game is less than 15 minutes long. It's an abstract little psychological visual novel.
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Games Playing
Borderlands 3- Finished the game early last year with the Amara character and got to level 72, mayhem 10. Then I put the game down and wanted to get all the game content before going back with the other characters. Currently doing a Zane playthrough.

Fallout 4- Need to finally put some serious playtime into this as it has been sitting in my queue for years. Still can't get into it so it might get put back on hold.

Cities II- Put quite a few hours into it already but put it down until some patches and performance improvements

Crusader Kings 2- Another that has been sitting around for years that I need to sink my teeth into...

Football Manager 2024- I know once I get the game it will take up most of my gaming time for the next year like the series does every year.
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Mafia: Definitive Edition. Time will tell if I want to finish the Free Drive missions or uninstall.

Uninstalled. Free Mission #2 put me off of it.
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Finished Portal: Revolution, a free fan made expansion built on Portal 2. It was mostly quite good Portal gameplay, although at times it bogged down a little bit into finding the right pixel on which to shoot a portal. It's a bit unstable, though, with frequent crashes. Still worth every penny I paid for it, though!
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Baldur's Gate 3 on Honour Mode! I read that out of over 150,000 attempts, only 500 or so have completed this. That's some pretty elite company.
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Finished in 2024:
Trails in the Sky SC : January 7, 2024 (99 hrs)
Very good. Love the characters and the world building. So smooth to play. All achievements.

Live a Live: February 6, 2024 (34 hrs)
Good / fun. Not an epic RPG, but did good "separate storylines" gimmick. Good ending. All but 1 achievement.

Currently playing:
OOTP 24
Dragon Quest IV - Emulated DS version

Sometimes playing:
Backpack Hero
The Sealed Ampoule (Very strange, but enjoyable roguelike)
Disgaea 4
My Time at Sanderock (Played MP with the kids)

Not playing:
Dragon Cliff - Backburner
Might & Magic I - Probably abandoned again
Lost in Fantaland - Backburner
MLB The Show 23 - Finished (On the fence about Show24)
Madden - That phase has passed
Football Coach College Dynasty - Ton of fun, but done for now.
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Finished FFXIV Online - Shadowbringers expansion with my Level 83 Reaper.

I've really enjoyed getting back into it, especially now that I'm over the learning curve of having to remember how to play. There's simply not a better MMO at allowing you to play solo 95% of the time but still be able to easily participate in dungeon/raid content. I swear in the dozens of dungeon/raids I've completed in that game, I could count on one hand the number of bad group experiences I've had. And the storylines and characters are excellent - it's really like playing a 200+ hour FF game.

Now it's on to Endwalker, which I'm really looking forward to since it got such rave reviews. I should be able to finish that one up before the Dawntrail expansion hits this summer.
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YellowKing wrote: Fri Feb 09, 2024 12:09 am Finished FFXIV Online - Shadowbringers expansion with my Level 83 Reaper.

I've really enjoyed getting back into it, especially now that I'm over the learning curve of having to remember how to play. There's simply not a better MMO at allowing you to play solo 95% of the time but still be able to easily participate in dungeon/raid content. I swear in the dozens of dungeon/raids I've completed in that game, I could count on one hand the number of bad group experiences I've had. And the storylines and characters are excellent - it's really like playing a 200+ hour FF game.

Now it's on to Endwalker, which I'm really looking forward to since it got such rave reviews. I should be able to finish that one up before the Dawntrail expansion hits this summer.
All this FFXIV talk (from you and others) is going to make me wanna re-sub. I really shouldn't with this year's sports games on the horizon and too other things distracting me. But MMOs are just a different experience and I'm starting to crave that again.
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Finished Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord [Early Access]
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Pyperkub wrote: Mon Jan 01, 2024 11:52 pm Currently playing :

Hogwarts Legacy (spinning back)

Games Finished:

Portal 2 (over a decade after first starting!)
Rise of the Tomb Raider (almost a decade after first starting!)
Slay the Spire (finally completed a run!)

Games set aside:

BG 3 - a bit of decision paralysis
Rollerdrome - will go back to
Updated to move BG 3 down, and add other games.

Portal 2 (over a decade after first starting!) - I had gotten stuck trying to go to the wrong place with my portals and set it aside back in the day. This was a lot of fun still! GladOS and Cave Johnson and Wesley!)

Rise of the Tomb Raider (almost a decade after first starting!) - I had been stuck in a combat I wasn't getting past, so after almost 8 years, I was in the mood for some Tomb Raiding, and fired it up again on an easier mode as the combat is... ok, and I wanted to just play. I do tire of the open world stuff.

I've found that I tend to give up on Open World games more easily - the open world stuff eventually just doesn't drive me to finish games as much as a tighter narrative, and I don't really like survival/crafting mechanics (in most survival/crafting/open world games - as so many are these days) as the hunting and grinding for materials gets old rather quickly.
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Abandoning orbit.industries. It's down to $7 on GOG, figured how bad is it? Turns out, the team just can't seem to "finish" this game. There's a good game in there, but the team can't carry through to let the good game out.

As name suggests, you have a space station, and your job is to carry out the overall objective of your leader, which basically is a series of research and manufacturing missions. Each of these missions require a specific set of modules on your station. However, you are not given any budget beyond what you start with, so you have to undertake third-party missions to make $$$ (which would have its own requirements). Keep in mind that EACH module you add to the station will have its own requirements, like power, air, and personnel. So you have to add those to get your module up to 100% efficiency. Later modules (which requires research) started to require more resources, which require different generators (which needs to be researched as well)

However, there are a TON more modules to research. Some of these limit the amount of damage different types of "errors" can cause, while others are better version of generators you already have, but with different dimensions and requirements. Errors are basically "bad events" that happen onboard, from hostile sabotage to bad luck. Some may cause casualties (like a thermal event), some can spread to adjacent modules (like a computer virus). Fire extinguishing system will obviously stop thermal events, as will airlock bulkheads, while guard posts will stop hostile sabotage.

The station is in full 3D and every attachment point is modelled nicely, but the lack of QoL UI and the bizarre decision to NOT require prerequisites to build modules make the game difficult toplay.
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Indeed, this game reminded me of another space station game: Stable Orbit. It's abandoned though, and way too expensive for what it offers.
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I play a lot and finish some but I never remember to post in this type thread. So this one time Ill just say I just now finished Mass Effect 3 Legendary with the happy ending mod again. Must be my 5th time finishing ME3 and at least 3 with the mod.
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Finished in 2024:
Trails in the Sky SC : January 7, 2024 (99 hrs)
Very good. Love the characters and the world building. So smooth to play. All achievements.

Live a Live: February 6, 2024 (34 hrs)
Good / fun. Not an epic RPG, but did good "separate storylines" gimmick. Good ending. All but 1 achievement.

Dragon Quest IV: March 10, 2024 (36 hrs)
Very good - lots of fun. Finished all bonus content. All monsters in Book of Beast. All mini-medals.

Currently playing: (or playing soon)
Trails in the Sky - the Third (next RPG)
OOTP 25 and MLB:The Show 24 come out this week...

Sometimes playing:
Crusader Kings 3 - New Chapter 3 DLC content
Fortnite - New season; I like the theme
The Sealed Ampoule - Still very strange, but enjoyable roguelike
Against the Storm
Balatro - Poker Rogue-like
News Tower - Haven't really gotten into it yet. But plan to do so.

Not playing:
My Time at Sanderock (This phase seems over)
Disgaea 4 (Back-burner or reluctantly shelved)
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Finished Metro 2033 (Redux version, FWIW). This was one of the first games I started when I got my Steam Deck, but I never got too far into it. While it had a good atmosphere, I didn't yet have enough dexterity with the Deck's controls to play a game where I had to conserve ammo while big nasties were jumping out of the dark at me. Happy trigger finger + poor aim = no ammo left.

Now that I'm more comfortable with the Deck I went back to it and was able to make it through to the end. The story is about survivors in the Moscow subway tunnels after a nuclear war. It's a desperate existence with warring human factions and nasty mutants. You play Artyom, a young idealist trying to help people reclaim the surface.

The story moves along nicely and the gameplay was challenging without being overwhelming. The weapon mod system was a bit much for me - as in most games of this type I just settled into one or two weapons of choice and ignored the rest of it. I could have done without the gas mask system where you had to change out air filters in toxic areas, but I suppose it did help to move things along so that you didn't linger exploring too much.

I got the two sequels as part of a bundle, but I'll probably switch to something else for a bit.
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Finished Half Life 2: Episode 1. I thought I had started this but never finished it long ago, but that appears to have been Episode 2. I did, in fact, finish this one long ago, but it's short so replaying it was quick and fun. Now on to actually finishing Episode 2!

(I also did the Lost Coast level, which I had never done before, but since that's just a brief level I'm not counting it as a full game.)
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ImLawBoy wrote: Fri Mar 22, 2024 9:58 am Finished Half Life 2: Episode 1. I thought I had started this but never finished it long ago, but that appears to have been Episode 2. I did, in fact, finish this one long ago, but it's short so replaying it was quick and fun. Now on to actually finishing Episode 2!

(I also did the Lost Coast level, which I had never done before, but since that's just a brief level I'm not counting it as a full game.)
Damn dude, you’re as bad as me LOL. Also started but never finished Ep 1 years ago. It’s been in the back of my brain ‘needing to finish’ for like a decade. Also own and have never played Ep. 2

I did finally play Lost Coast last year, thinking it was DLC, but I think it was a demo.

Next up: Finish Portal 1! :D
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Finally finished Trails of Cold Steel. Like Yakuza: Like a Dragon, another game I finished this year, it was one of my gaming white whales. I had started it on at least three separate occasions and never got past Chapter 3. Finally decided to buckle down and knock it out.

Greatly enjoyed it, even though I disappointingly had to Weaken/Retry one of the final bosses. I try not to do that, but I don't think I had the right party build and didn't feel like trying to go back and figure it out. I played the game without relying on any guides or character builds, so I don't feel too bad with only having to cheese one boss.

I had a choice to grab Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth on sale or continue on with Trails of Cold Steel II, and opted for the latter. At this point I'm so invested in the story and so in the mindset of the combat system that I felt it just made sense to keep going down that path.
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Finished Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales
The story kept me going, and the gwent battles varied in quality. It's Witcher adjacent, so I feel like I've at least started my gaming goal for this year (which is to finally finish Witcher III).
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I thoroughly finished Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty last night...all gigs, side quests, Relic points, car thefts and played through all four possible endings. Fantastic addition to the base game.

Next up is playing through the final missions of the main game so I can finally put this one to bed. I already have all gigs and jobs complete, have reached max level/reputation, and just need to play through the different ending variations. I've loved every minute of the 115 hours I've spent in Night City, but a part of me is looking forward to moving on to something else after this being the focus of pretty much all my gaming time since December.
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After around 125 hours going everything I could find in the world of Cyberpunk, I'm now done with the whole thing! I spent a bunch of time last night and today playing through all the different endings of the Cyberpunk 2077 main game. It was pretty cool to see how much effort they put into the different possible endings and would say they are all worth experiencing.

I never even tried this game before the release of v2.0 and Phantom Liberty, but they made an absolutely amazing game out of it in the end.

Now that I'm done with the game that has consumed pretty much all of my gaming time since December, I have to decide what's next. I'm eager to finally see what all the Baldur's Gate 3 hype is about, but I may go with something lighter and shorter before jumping into another huge game. Maybe...
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Finished Chrono Cross.
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