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3 years ago#1
I admit I counted my eggs before they can hatch. But also I don't like many things so I get a lot of games as gifts and such.

Now I am sitting on a pile of games I need to finish.

Any way to strategize a way to take them down? Maybe start with the shortest first. Go for the ones I started but never finished? Burn them?
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3 years ago#2
Stop buying every game that comes out.
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3 years ago#3
quit your job or school
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3 years ago#5
Stop buying games

Pick games that are shorter and appealing

Focus on one game at a time

Whatever you do, ignore the shelf that holds your game cases

Don't count Steam as your backlog, everyone has several dozen games on Steam they'll never play
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3 years ago#6
Onipaladin posted...
Thanks for the help guys. I forgot how dickless everyone can be around here -.-


So either someone's a dick or dickless? Sounds bad either way.

Also, actually PLAY the games! A solid 2-3 hours everyday and you'll be breezing through games in no time.
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3 years ago#7
Only buy games you really want to play.
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3 years ago#8
Play them for fun, don't treat it as a chore.
Don't buy more games til you beat the ones you have.
I try and play a few at a time to keep it interesting rather than focus on one. But I'll usually play something casual or something that I can just pick up and not have to worry about forgetting the plot or the controls etc.
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3 years ago#9
break off all relationships.
redbull.
porn.
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3 years ago#10
pick a game, beat it, pick another game, beat it, pick another game, etc.

save the long rpgs for last since they take up the most time and going on a break could really mess up the story's pace and feel (forgotten plot points, objectives, combat knowledge, etc.)
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