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How many games are in your backlog?

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N0T PENNYS B0AT
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Last post: 12 Mar at 22:24
Posted on 05 February 12 at 16:43
Now that the TA Game of the Year voting has finished up, we can all look ahead to the ridiculously good calendar of games for 2012. Well, all of us except for those who have a sea of games in their backlog to play first.

Are you in that group, where buying the games is more of a hobby -- maybe even an addiction, and you don't always give yourself the time to, you know, play them?

Tell us in this week's poll, how many games are in your backlog?
Poll: How many games are in your backlog?
  • 7.0% - 0 (Say 'No' to backlogs)
  • 24.7% - 1-5 (Still in control)
  • 19.3% - 6-10 (Couldn't pass up on those sales, huh?)
  • 15.8% - 11-20 (Do you live at a game retailer or something?)
  • 7.1% - 21-30 (The first step is admitting you have a problem)
  • 26.1% - 31+ (Someone should throw you a lifejacket, you're drowning!)

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    rayner2814
    296,006
    rayner2814
    TrueAchievement Ratio: 1.8948Achievement Completion Percentage: 93.93% (Includes owned DLC) - 6 more achievements required to reach 94%443 posts
    Last post: 10 Jan 13 at 19:09
    Posted on 05 February 12 at 16:49
    I have 10 Retail games in my backlog

    Ninja Blade
    Raiden IV
    Overlord II
    Deadly Premonition
    Dragon Age II
    Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II
    El Shaddai
    Fable III
    The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
    Soul Calibur V
    SecondHeartbeat - Spend more time watching people play video games, than actually playing them myself . Really need to rectify that...
    Achievement Completion Percentage: 78.08% (Includes owned DLC) - 38 more achievements required to reach 79%TrueAchievement Ratio: 1.67701,801 posts
    Last post: 31 Jan 13 at 13:18
    Posted on 05 February 12 at 16:51, Edited on 05 February 12 at 16:52 by SecondHeartbeat
    A few (1-5) XBLA's I bought at 200MSP that I was only semi-interested in. I generally play games as I buy them.
    alklein92201
    207,989
    alklein92201 - Upgraded to Windows Phone 8.1 last night. I didn't think it'd be much of an improvement, but it's so much faster!
    Achievement Completion Percentage: 47.02% (Includes owned DLC) - 161 more achievements required to reach 48%TrueAchievements Game Info Editor7,183 posts
    Last post: 18 Apr at 01:13
    Posted on 05 February 12 at 16:52
    I have 41

    It was a pain in the ass to track them, eventually I just made a personal leaderboard and made a thread with the list.

    I'm horrible when it comes to backlogs. I did my bean dive June 2011, had about 130 games to do. I brought it down to 0, and by October I was back to around 40. Which I brought back to 0, and I'm now back around 40. I can't pass up a good deal when I want the itemcry
    RuukuSukotto
    179,521
    RuukuSukotto - It's time to be THAT guy again.. (Many apologies) - Does anyone have any spare trials lying around?
    52 solutions2,521 comments2,411 posts
    Last post: 13 Mar at 09:12
    Posted on 05 February 12 at 17:00
    0 - Backlogs to me are pointless, I play games for the sheer enjoyment and fun, I buy games when I want to play them, unless 2 or more games that I am excited for are released on the same day (which is never) that would then be the only reason I'd have somewhat of a backlog.
    Love classic games? Head right on over - www.youtube.com/LukeHappyFace
    VegaDark541
    160,587
    VegaDark541 - Just bought GTA V on a whim...anyone want to level boost with me?
    TrueAchievement Ratio: 1.7949Achievement Completion Percentage: 91.46% (Includes owned DLC) - 26 more achievements required to reach 92%624 posts
    Last post: 15 Apr at 17:12
    Posted on 05 February 12 at 17:10
    65, a list of which is in my blog. I've been really fighting to hold off buying games lately unless there's a really good DOTW until I get it down, but it seems to keep growing nonetheless. I'm even making an effort to start new games for the GTASC and it still manages to keep growing. At least when the DOTW is revealed to be terrible I can let out a sigh of relief.
    Confused Shelf - I think I am more excited to play Bayonetta 2 than any other game in a long time.
    109,390 TrueAchievement PointsTrueAchievement Site Rank: 32,823 out of 227,1993,245 posts
    Last post: 05 Apr at 14:06
    Posted on 05 February 12 at 17:12
    "Someone should throw throw you a lifejacket?"

    My god, how violent.
    "Revenge is a dish best served on a bed of rice."
    Tomblyboo117
    134,886
    Tomblyboo117 - After days of building a PC, it's finally finished, turns out the BIOS hadn't been updated in 4 years -,-
    43 completed games(Includes owned DLC)Achievement Completion Percentage: 70.23% (Includes owned DLC) - 48 more achievements required to reach 71%332 posts
    Last post: 31 Aug 13 at 15:02
    Posted on 05 February 12 at 17:12
    I'm on my new account so i have about 70 back-logged laugh
    alklein92201
    207,989
    alklein92201 - Upgraded to Windows Phone 8.1 last night. I didn't think it'd be much of an improvement, but it's so much faster!
    Achievement Completion Percentage: 47.02% (Includes owned DLC) - 161 more achievements required to reach 48%TrueAchievements Game Info Editor7,183 posts
    Last post: 18 Apr at 01:13
    Posted on 05 February 12 at 17:13
    VegaDark541 said:65, a list of which is in my blog. I've been really fighting to hold off buying games lately unless there's a really good DOTW until I get it down, but it seems to keep growing nonetheless. I'm even making an effort to start new games for the GTASC and it still manages to keep growing. At least when the DOTW is revealed to be terrible I can let out a sigh of relief.Haha I thought GTASC would help my backlog too... I touched only 1 or 2 games from it. My plan is to have no backlog when Mass Effect 3 releases. That way I have no unplayed games to worry about, just ME3
    EduFortal
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    EduFortal
    49,525 TrueAchievement Points2 posts
    Last post: 05 Feb 12 at 17:25
    Posted on 05 February 12 at 17:25
    I have 8 retail games in my backlog:
    Call of Duty Modern Warfare
    Jurassic The Hunted
    Jurassic Park The Game
    Cars 2
    Green Lantern Rise of the Manhunters
    Harry Potter & The Death Shallows Pt.2
    Captain America:The First Avenger
    NCIS
    Posted on 05 February 12 at 17:31
    I have over 200 games in my Backlog on various platforms. Alot of games I bought and never got through most of them.
    Never give up , and keep playing.
    Posted on 05 February 12 at 17:32, Edited on 05 February 12 at 17:33 by
    Actually it might be a little less than 200 now or a little more b/c I have completed some games in my Backlog.
    Never give up , and keep playing.
    N0T PENNYS B0AT
    123,321 TrueAchievement Points9 reviews5,240 posts
    Last post: 12 Mar at 22:24
    Posted on 05 February 12 at 17:35
    Confused Shelf said:"Someone should throw throw you a lifejacket?"

    My god, how violent.
    You're always good for a troll or two. hahah
    Will072
    232,515
    Will072
    TrueAchievement Ratio: 2.2566Achievement Completion Percentage: 77.74% (Includes owned DLC) - 17 more achievements required to reach 78%8,736 posts
    Last post: 27 Jan at 23:36
    Posted on 05 February 12 at 17:35
    Over 31 for me - I have been storing them specifically for the GTASC. smile
    JMJimmy
    347,208
    JMJimmy - Way too addicted to Titanfall... almost Gen4, 50MVPs, 164 top 3, 162 won of 333 played
    262 completed games(Includes owned DLC)Achievement Completion Percentage: 43.62% (Includes owned DLC) - 97 more achievements required to reach 44%3,850 posts
    Last post: 18 Apr at 22:38
    Posted on 05 February 12 at 17:36
    I think the poll options are WAY too conservative....


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    These are just the games I have 1 achievement in, the actual backlog of relatively untouched games is ~225 long.
    Life, it's funny that way.
    N0T PENNYS B0AT
    123,321 TrueAchievement Points9 reviews5,240 posts
    Last post: 12 Mar at 22:24
    Posted on 05 February 12 at 17:39
    JM Jimmy, I agree. I underestimated you guys. hahaha I didn't know this many people have a mountain of unplayed games. Yikes!
    TyrannoJesusRex - Been accepted into the college I wanted, which means I'll be moving out this year [dance] Can't wait.
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    Last post: 12 Apr at 14:00
    Posted on 05 February 12 at 17:54
    I have 17 in my backlog, but that's because a 2nd hand Xbox we bought came with a crap-load of games I don't want to play.
    System of a Dom - Hello!
    Achievement Completion Percentage: 91.30% (Includes owned DLC) - 45 more achievements required to reach 92%149 completed games(Includes owned DLC)7,042 posts
    Last post: 30 Jul 13 at 13:17
    Posted on 05 February 12 at 17:57
    I have about 80ish. Most Retail, but a few Arcade that I've bought on DotW.
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    dertswa687o
    120,940
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    Last post: 20 Nov 13 at 00:00
    Posted on 05 February 12 at 18:18
    I have a solid 2 in my backlog. I usually hover around there. Though I am playing 3 single player games right now, which is really annoying. On 3 different platforms nonetheless.

    Batman: Arkham City
    Final Fantasy XIII-2
    SlayingADragon
    95,725 TrueAchievement Points306 posts
    Last post: 26 Dec 13 at 01:57
    Posted on 05 February 12 at 18:23
    Backlog wise, I only have three:

    Dead Space 2
    Viva Pinata
    Left 4 Dead 2

    Finishing games is another story for me.