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#Listmas2016: What I’ll be playing next year…from the backlog

For those of us who play video games, it’s sometimes customary to take a little time at the end of any given year to look into what might be on our gaming plates in the next year.  To round out Listmas here, I’m giving into this same, fun habit with two posts related to my gaming hopes for 2017. In this first post, I’ll be covering the games from my backlog that I’d like to get through year. I figure that if I can make a concerted effort to play and complete games that I already have, then I’ll be able to supplement my library with new games (the subject of next week’s post).  As I’ve already got a couple games in progress already, I’ll cover them first in a quick paragraph, and then I’ll get to the “new” games. So, without further ado, let’s get to the list!

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Dealing with the Backlog

Image by Flickr user: KniBaron
Image by Flickr user: KniBaron

Ah the gaming backlog, ever-present and never diminished. For those of us who like to keep current, and especially those who enjoy a good steam sale, the ol’ backlog is something that we never seem to completely escape is it (not to mention those time sinks we call “multiplayer games”)? It sounds like a bad thing, and many gamer has found themselves complaining about having to many games to play and not enough time to play them in. If it is a losing battle anyway, then how does a gamer deal with it? There’s no sure fire way of course, but here’s what I’ve discovered in my dealings with the backlog.
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