Cross one off the bucket list! After months of streams, Paper Mario is finally complete! It was a wonderful game to play and I’m glad that so many of you shared that experience with me!
Though my schedule fluctuates from week-to-week, I like the idea of having at least one Let’s Play game going at a time. It’s an opportunity for us to experience a game together in full. Here are a few games I’m kicking around as the next Let’s Play candidate!
GameCube Week begins on In Third Person! We start with the curious case of one of gaming’s most notorious bait-and-swich!
Flashback to the year 2000. At Nintendo’s now-defunct Space World show, they revealed the Nintendo GameCube. Though I had concerns with the console’s cutesy looks and its asymmetrical controller, one demo that was shown gave me hope. Little did I know the one thing I clung onto would lead to the ultimate disappointment.
A few years back, I made the tough decision to sell off the vast majority of my backlog. From that point onward, I’ve made it a point to only buy games that I was ready to play in the near future. I also minimized the number of games I would play at once, pretty much capping my limit to one-at-a-time so that I get the most out of each. Though I buy fewer games and play fewer games nowadays, I’m largely comfortable with the way my approach has allowed me to squeeze the most out of my gaming dollars while not having to carry the weight of dozens (or hundreds) of games vying for my attention.
And yet I still have a backlog. A few games slipped through those cracks, while I began gaining interest in others relatively recently. Here are some titles I’m hoping to cross off my bucket list someday!