Games I’ve Been Playing – May 2020

May actually felt like a long month. So long that I am almost afraid that I forgot to mention some games I played during this month. Not that it is a big deal but I like the idea of having a record of some sort of what I was playing during the year.

One thing that didn’t happen this month was that I wanted to get back into Final Fantasy XIV and try to at least finish the Shadowbringers storyline and a few other things before canceling my subscription due to the economic crisis here. Unfortunately that didn’t happen as I kept postponing on it as I kept feeling overwhelmed with the thought of everything necessary to do before I could do any of those stuff. Some times taking breaks from a MMO can really suck. :p

In brighter news, I got quite a few things organized both in games and in real life. More in games than in real life but considering how long I’ve been meaning to do this, I will just consider it a win. :p

Anyway, enough rambling, this is what I’ve been to in this month, game-wise.

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[Civ VI] Long Live the Queen – War in Ancient Times! (Turns 91 – 100)

When we started this project I honestly thought it would take at least a month for it to be my turn to play the game again, specially with so many participants. But it is actually going pretty fast, probably as a result of each of us being only able to play 10 turns.

If you have no idea what I am talking about then here is a brief explanation: Naithin of Time to Loot invited some of us bloggers to play a game of Civilization VI, cooperatively. Each of us play the game for 10 turns and then once it is done we pass on the save to the next person. Rinse and repeat until we either beat the game or meet utter defeat!

He even made a page for it that you can check here. You can find all the details there, including who the participants are and a link to each post narrating what happened during their turns. If you like what you see here, please consider following all of them as they are all excellent folks.

The banner on the top of the post was also made by Naithin.

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Games I’ve been playing – April 2020

Despite the Coronapocalypse, or perhaps because of it, April was one of those weird months that felt too long but at the same time too short. The fact that this month had a lot of excellent game releases hasn’t helped either. Seriously, is it too much to ask for at least one year with bad game releases so we can catch our breath and our wallets aren’t being murdered every month?

Even with all that I still end up playing less games than I was hoping for. Granted I did enjoy the games I played but some of the monopolized my gaming time more than I’d like to.

Anyway, enough whining, let’s get this show on the road!

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[Civ VI] Long Live the Queen! – Meeting new people and killing them (or some of them) – Turns (11 – 20)

Naithin of Time to Loot came up with the idea of doing a succession game of Civilization VI and invited some of us bloggers to participate. You can find the details here.

The TL;DR version is: We’ll be playing only with the base game so the most people can join. Each person will play for 10 turns and then pass on the save for the next turn. Then they will blog about it. Rinse and repeat until we beat the game or everything go terribly wrong and we lose. XD

Also, if it isn’t obvious by the banner, we’ll be playing England.

The current participants are, in order of play:

  1. Naithin
  2. Rakuno
  3. Paeroka
  4. Tessa (aka Endalia)
  5. Krikket
  6. UnwiseOwl
  7. Rambling Redshirt
  8. Kanter

If you are interested on this series, please follow all of them to see where this games goes. 🙂

P.S.: Banner created by Naithin.

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Games I’ve been playing – January 2020

January has been one of those weird months where it felt too short and yet very long too. I don’t even know how to explain this phenomenon. All I know is there was a bunch of things I wanted to do but didn’t either because I got sick or the weather wasn’t collaborating. Or both.

This also end up happening to games but at least in this case there was only one culprit: Monster Hunter World. Seriously this is one of those games that seem to distort time: you go for just one hunt and next thing you know it is almost midnight and you need to go to bed.

Somehow I did manage to get to play other games too! They were mostly before I got sucked back into Monster Hunter World, but still, they are something else that I can talk about!

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