Archive for November, 2021

The End

Posted: 22nd November 2021 by Jeroen in Endgame

This is a weird feeling. Eleven years ago the first post for this blog went up and even as we expected the train to stop, it kept going for all that time, regularly posting, playing a few games every weekend, dedicating most Sunday afternoons to the blog, and now we’re at the end. Right now […]

1021st played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter Platform: Playstation 3/Xbox 360/PC Year of Release: 2013 Developer: Irrational Games Publisher: 2K Games It’s weird. I always assumed that I’d try to make the final game a bit of an event. Organize a playthrough with some people, do at least some of it in their presence. Instead, […]

#215 Final Fantasy V

Posted: 19th November 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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1020th played so far Genre: Role-Playing Platform: SNES Year of Release: 1992 Developer: Square Publisher: Square I think I decided quite early on that I would want a Final Fantasy game as my final RPG and, by extension, as the penultimate game on the list. I originally planned it to be Final Fantasy VI, but┬áBefore […]

#915 Empire: Total War

Posted: 16th November 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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1019th played so far Genre: Strategy Platform: PC Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Creative Assembly Publisher: Sega Even without the blog, I’ve been getting invested in the Total War franchise. I’ve played the Warhammer variants quite a bit and relatively recently got into Total War: Three Kingdoms, set (I believe) in the Suikoden era of […]

#964 The Sims 3

Posted: 13th November 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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1018th played so far Genre: Life Simulation Platform: Various Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Maxis Publisher: Electronic Arts I don’t think I need to explain why The Sims 3 is my final life simulation game. As I mentioned with SimCity 4, this is the main game that has taken Maxis’ attention and while The Sims […]

#627 Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow

Posted: 10th November 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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1017th played so far Genre: Action Platform: DS Year of Release: 2005 Developer: Konami Publisher: Konami We’ve had action games more recently than happened for other genres as we had some mixed genres to end stealth and edutainment with, and the variety of games meant that there was a lot of further choice anyway. I […]

#863 Rock Band 2

Posted: 7th November 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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1016th played so far Genre: Music Platform: Various Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Harmonix Publisher: MTV Games It feels like the era of instrument games has come and gone – they were really big about a decade ago, as an excellent party game, but it feels like they faded into obscurity again. We’ve been playing […]

#505 Eternal Darkness

Posted: 4th November 2021 by Jeroen in Games
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1015th played so far Genre: Survival Horror Platform: Gamecube Year of Release: 2002 Developer: Silicon Knights Publisher: Nintendo As I mentioned with Wing Commander IV a few days ago, I’ve kept a few games that I’ve been quite excited about until the end. Eternal Darkness has that sort of reputation – one that was a […]

1014th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: PC/Playstation 1 Year of Release: 1995 Developer: Origin Systems Publisher: Electronic Arts While with a lot of other genres, I tried to finish on a big game of the genre or something like that, for shoot ’em ups my final entry is the only in a […]