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User Info: lionheart5656

lionheart5656
3 years ago#11
How about you only play the games that look like fun and not wade through the others just because you bought them impulsively?
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User Info: DV8ingSources

DV8ingSources
3 years ago#12
Yeah my backlog is massive due mostly to publisher packs and bundles. The nice thing about said backlog is that I now only ever feel like buying just the games I REALLY want now (4-8 a year). I don't see my library growing too fast anymore.
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User Info: SaQu1B

SaQu1B
3 years ago#13
I am going to get flamed for saying this but..

This is what Steam does, it makes you buy games that you otherwise would not have bought. It gives us such a good deal that we regret it if we did not buy it.. b/c we think of the opportunity cost is almost nothing. Problem is that it adds up to crazy amounts of money we would never get back. Kinda like women clothing shopping but for gamers.

User Info: AlexTheNextOne

AlexTheNextOne
3 years ago#14
SaQu1B posted...
I am going to get flamed for saying this but..

This is what Steam does, it makes you buy games that you otherwise would not have bought. It gives us such a good deal that we regret it if we did not buy it.. b/c we think of the opportunity cost is almost nothing. Problem is that it adds up to crazy amounts of money we would never get back. Kinda like women clothing shopping but for gamers.


Dunno why you'd think you'd get flamed, that actually makes sense. I'd personally be lying if I said I didn't have a single game in my Steam library that I didn't buy out of impulse, and have yet to even install.
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User Info: EpicKingdom_

EpicKingdom_
3 years ago#15
I just had to transfer all of mine to my new drive. Verifying all them games...... oh gawd.
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User Info: TimePharaoh

TimePharaoh
3 years ago#16
anonymous4ever posted...
Currently at 126 games. lol I know there are much bigger backlogs.


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User Info: TheFeshPince

TheFeshPince
3 years ago#17
I've been working down my back log at a decent pace lately.
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User Info: cainism25

cainism25
3 years ago#18
270 games, about 15 more on Origin, 9 more on Uplay.

beat maybe 40 of them, played maybe 100 of them... but got bored and moved on.


but yeah i drowned a long time ago...
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User Info: Senkoy

Senkoy
3 years ago#19
I had stopped playing games almost entirely for 2 years and now I'm trying to catch up and it just seems impossible. Those humble bundles are definitely drowning me. There's a lot of games I decided I won't play and other games i wanted to get but decided to skip over. There are just too many, can't play all the games i want to.
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User Info: DownSouth113

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3 years ago#20
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