Backlog Progress - 2010
By 1NintendoFan 01-18-2011 04:35 PM
As many of you know that have been following my blogs for a while, last year I decided to really work on cutting down my backlog. Realizing I had 200+ in my collection that I started and never finished, I realized it was something that needed to be done (though it should have been started long ago ) I originally started this in late 2009 (around October) but didn't get more serious until a little further into 2010. So, as a recap I finished the following games in 2009:
So, very few games finished for the year and certainly not the best games. But, it was a start and believe it or not, I don't think I had finished that many games in one year before just because I started games and never finished it. So while it may seem like nothing to others, for me it was quite good. I decided to set a goal for myself last year, but decided to start it a little late in the year so I wasn't able to make my goal of completing 52 games for the year. Still, I did end up finishing a decent amount of games and I'm still very pleased (especially since I really haven't played anything since October or November) Since 2011 has already started, I thought it would be fun to do a recap for 2010. So last year I managed to finish the following games:
So that's a total of 38 games completed for the year, so I missed my goal by 14, but I'm still very happy. I had a decent mix of games and got play a little on all the system and a little something from every genre. I'm still working through a lot of my older games and games that aren't as great as some of my other games. I still have a lot of great games coming up and I'm really looking forward to getting to some of these games I have been waiting to play for a while. To keep this blog shorter I decided not to recap each game, but if you are interested in my "brief" opinions of the games you can find it on my list
So far for 2011 I have finished:
So my backlog still has a ways to go, but at least I made some progress last year. I haven't really set a goal for myself this year. I have a feeling I'm not going to make as much progress as last year, but I would definitely like to and I would prefer to do better. I think about my only goal for this year is to add fewer games to the backlog than I beat so that my progress makes more of a dent. I kind of had the same goal last year (until I added goals later in the year) but I'm not really sure if I was successful or not I do, however, know I did better than 2009!!!
I have been thinking about my backlog and if I want to change anything about the way I have been tackling it. Last year, I pretty much played games on any system I wanted, but played the games in alphabetical order. I just decided it was the easiest way to go in a choose a game without being stuck with all my bad games at the end or something. I found this method worked pretty well and actually prevented me from being tempted by my new games that I was really wanting to play, i.e Kirby's Epic Yarn, Donkey Kong Country Returns, Epic Mickey, etc. So I'm thinking I'm best to stick with this same method this year. Because I have less free time on my hands this year I may make some changes, I just haven't decided for sure if I'm going to and what I want to do. I have a feeling the DS is going to get more time this year than my other systems. I may also change it so that I work on completing my shorter games and/or the bad games first. I really want to get all those games out of the way so I can enjoy all the awesome games I have been waiting to play... but again, for now, I think I'm going to stick with the same method as last year.
So, that's all for my backlog progress for 2010. I'm working on my top picks for 2010 which I should have up sometime this week.
Thanks for reading
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