Perhaps one of the biggest challenges a gamer faces when confronted with too many choices is, what to play next. Whether you choose a game based on certain criteria or choose one at random is up to you. Here are some tips and tools to help you choose.
You won’t be able to be a completionist on every game and that’s okay. Some games you won’t want to beat, and others may be nearly impossible to complete because of their open-ended nature. So, tip #3 to beat your game backlog is to determine your own goals.
I discussed the first step to beat your backlog is to make a list. If you used one of the services I mentioned, then you have probably already begun to organize them in some way as well.
You are going to want to organize your games to make it easier to decide which games to play and when. Some criteria to organize by are: platform, genre, level of excitement, and completion progress.
What is How Long To Beat?
How Long To Beat is a game tracking website that compares your game times to other players’. How Long To Beat uses three metrics for the time a game takes to complete: Main Story, Main Story and Extras, and Completionist. They also offer a combined time. The accuracy of these times is determined by the site’s users.
One of the most important tips to beat your game backlog is to make a list of all of the games on your game backlog. Knowing what is in your backlog is important to keep you motivated and to keep you from making bad decisions, like buying two copies of the same game.
During this process, you may want to get rid of the games that you know you will never finish. You will also want to track your progress for each of these games.
What is Grouvee?
Grouvee.com is a website where you can catalogue, review, and organize your video game collection by adding games to virtual shelves. It uses the Giant Bomb database of games.
Most tasks can feel daunting when we are about to start them. If you find your games collection unmanageable you might try first to organize your collection into more manageable chunks. I am going to show you how to organize your games with GOG. This functionality works on the website as well as in GOG Galaxy.
Most tasks can feel daunting when we are about to start them. If you find your games collection unmanageable you might try first to organize your collection into more manageable chunks. I am going to show you how to organize your games with the Steam client.
Here’s another tip from:
“Take a break from your MMO or Multiplayer game of choice.
I keep thinking I can’t go on and then I try and I get it. So, I’m going to try the Meat Circus again.
Goal – complete Meat Circus
Tip – Keep trying, don’t give up. But breaks are OK.