Beat Your Backlog Tip #2: Organize Your Games

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.

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How To Organize Your Games With How Long To Beat

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.

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Beat Your Backlog Tip #1: Make a List

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.

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