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Feb
19
Permalink2018 Mix Bag #08 - Five Down and A New Addition
After around 10 extra hours of grinding money on Valkyria Revolution, the game is finally complete. It was quite the fun title to go through, it is just a shame that the achievement for spending 300,000kr doesn't count the money spent on upgrading secondary weapons, which is probably around the same amount by the time it is all added up.

I finally got around to going to GAME and checking how much I had on a few gift cards. The amount allowed me to afford Dynasty Warriors 9, which has been added to this list as one of the four new games. I also picked up Prey as it was cheap. I have started both as I have been in one of those gaming moods where I want to start multiple games again. I will probably work on Dynasty Warriors out of the two first.

These games should keep me busy through to March, when gaming will be split between Sea of Thieves and Far Cry 5. I have decided to add the relevant links to the list for the other new games, making the list complete. The plan for this week will be a mix of Prey and Dynasty Warriors 9. I will also test out Resident Evil and RiME from the game pass to make use of the subscription.

1. Aven Colony Achievements - 0/48
2. Darksiders Warmastered Edition Achievements - 6/43
3. Dishonored 2 Achievements - 3/50
4. Dishonored: Death of the Outsider Achievements - 0/30
5. Dovetail Games Euro Fishing Achievements - 5/15
6. Escape Dead Island Achievements - 0/60
7. Fable Anniversary Achievements - 1/50
8. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD (AU/EU) Achievements - 0/49
9. L.A. Noire Achievements - 26/62
10. Prototype 2 Achievements - 0/43
11. Rebel Galaxy Achievements - 21/37
12. Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter Achievements - 0/25
13. Slime Rancher Achievements - 44/57
14. The Sims 4 Achievements - 3/50
15. Yooka-Laylee Achievements - 10/35

New Games
1. Dynasty Warriors 9 Achievements - 12/44 Increase of 12 achievements
2. Far Cry 3 Classic Edition Achievements
3. Far Cry 5 Achievements
4. Sea of Thieves Achievements

Completed Games
Posted by Darkwings17 on 19 February 18 at 13:07 | Last edited on 19 February 18 at 13:15 | There are no comments on this blog - Please log in to comment on this blog.
Feb
12
Permalink2018 Mix Bag #07 - Valkyria, Life is Strange and Deals
Most of my time last week went into Valkyria Revolution, which has proven to be quite an interesting and fun experience. I have finished the story now, along with the S-Ranks. All that remains is one more persons weapon to fully upgrade, get all the secondary weapons and spend 300,000kr, which annoyingly doesn't stack with the secondary weapons. This will require some money grinding, but with certain levels being short and providing a good amount, it shouldn't be too tedious.

I also went back to Life is Strange: Before the Storm to run through Episodes 2 and 3. It proved to be one of the best narrative games I have played, especially when you factor in the knowledge of what comes in Life is Strange. The developer did a great job and I look forward to how the bonus Farewell episode turns out.

Due to not paying much attention to Minecraft news last year, I was unaware I had the updated version waiting on the store to be installed. This will see some progress begin soon, it will be fun to play through Minecraft again and earn achievements once more.

The Game Pass is the gift which keeps on giving to us all of late. Thanks to the discount, I brought 6 months worth for £18. I was tempted to go for more, but without knowing the exact launch date of other titles, or what will join the list of games on offer, I felt 6 months is plenty.

This week should see Valkyria Revolution become the fifth title on the list to be completed, keeping me ahead of schedule. I might do some of the Final Fantasy Comrades DLC, but this is undecided currently.

1. Aven Colony Achievements - 0/48
2. Darksiders Warmastered Edition Achievements - 6/43
3. Dishonored 2 Achievements - 3/50
4. Dishonored: Death of the Outsider Achievements - 0/30
5. Dovetail Games Euro Fishing Achievements - 5/15
6. Escape Dead Island Achievements - 0/60
7. Fable Anniversary Achievements - 1/50
8. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD (AU/EU) Achievements - 0/49
9. L.A. Noire Achievements - 26/62
10. Prototype 2 Achievements - 0/43
11. Rebel Galaxy Achievements - 21/37
12. Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter Achievements - 0/25
13. Slime Rancher Achievements - 44/57
14. The Sims 4 Achievements - 3/50
15. Valkyria Revolution Achievements - 24/28 Increase of 11 achievements
16. Yooka-Laylee Achievements - 10/35

New Games
1. Dynasty Warriors 9 Achievements - 0/44
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Completed Games
Posted by Darkwings17 on 12 February 18 at 11:25 | Last edited on 14 February 18 at 11:43 | There are no comments on this blog - Please log in to comment on this blog.
Feb
05
Permalink2018 Mix Bag #06 - Beginning the Revolution
We are already in February, time seems to be flying by currently. January saw four titles get crossed off the list, which puts me on schedule for the year so far. I don't intend to stop there however, hence I began Valkyria Revolution. It will be one of the longer completions on the list due to the amount of ragnite which needs to be collected for the upgrades. It has been a fun game so far, there are a lot of loading screens, but it is something that can be easily gotten used to.

Apart from working on the list, I put some time into The Coma: Recut to get it finished. The guides are very handy for that game, which helped make me the 50th completion on the site for it. It is a fun shorter game, which requires multiple runs through it for the completion.

Finally, this week we learnt that the Far Cry 5 season pass comes with Far Cry 3 later in the year. This alongside the savings on the cancelled Sea of Thieves pre-order (Thank you game pass) prompted me to upgrade to the Far Cry 5 gold edition. This also means that the bonus games will most likely have two Far Cry games due to not having many pre-orders for this year.

This week should see more progress in Valkyria Revolution. I will also put some work into smaller games to continue clearing up more space on the hard drive.

1. Aven Colony Achievements - 0/48
2. Darksiders Warmastered Edition Achievements - 6/43
3. Dishonored 2 Achievements - 3/50
4. Dishonored: Death of the Outsider Achievements - 0/30
5. Dovetail Games Euro Fishing Achievements - 5/15
6. Escape Dead Island Achievements - 0/60
7. Fable Anniversary Achievements - 1/50
8. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD (AU/EU) Achievements - 0/49
9. L.A. Noire Achievements - 26/62
10. Prototype 2 Achievements - 0/43
11. Rebel Galaxy Achievements - 21/37
12. Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter Achievements - 0/25
13. Slime Rancher Achievements - 44/57
14. The Sims 4 Achievements - 3/50
15. Valkyria Revolution Achievements - 13/28 Increase of 13 achievements
16. Yooka-Laylee Achievements - 10/35

New Games
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Completed Games
Posted by Darkwings17 on 05 February 18 at 11:49 | There are no comments on this blog - Please log in to comment on this blog.
Jan
29
Permalink2018 Mix Bag #04 - Another Double Completion
Another week down and I can report another double completion this week, which means this year has had a fantastic start, seeing 4 completions from the list.

As I outlined last week, I finished Bioshock 2. It was great going through the first two Bioshock games again and I look forward to sitting down for Infinite to blast through it once more. Next up was the DLC for Dead Rising 4. The mini-golf was a chore but Capcom Heroes was a lot of fun.

These completions take the list down to 16 remaining along with the 4 new games which are still to be decided upon. At this point I think Sea of Thieves and Far Cry 5 are going to feature. With Sea of Thieves, the beta has been a lot of fun. The achievement list could be quite interesting and challenging.

The only drawback is that there seems to be a theme currently of killing a crew, boarding the ship and simply waiting for them to respawn. This takes some of the fun out of the game as you get killed on spawn. I would rather have the ship begin to sink automatically when the whole crew dies than get stuck in those situations, as no-one profits from it. I hope for the full release we get either private servers, or separate servers for the different sized ships.This way it is fair if it is 4v4 only, with a separate server for the duo ship which is used for crews of 1 and 2.

I will probably work on a few games off of the list this week due to being ahead of my challenge, as well as clearing more space from the hard drive.

1. Aven Colony Achievements - 0/48
2. Darksiders Warmastered Edition Achievements - 6/43
3. Dishonored 2 Achievements - 3/50
4. Dishonored: Death of the Outsider Achievements - 0/30
5. Dovetail Games Euro Fishing Achievements - 5/15
6. Escape Dead Island Achievements - 0/60
7. Fable Anniversary Achievements - 1/50
8. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD (AU/EU) Achievements - 0/49
9. L.A. Noire Achievements - 26/62
10. Prototype 2 Achievements - 0/43
11. Rebel Galaxy Achievements - 21/37
12. Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter Achievements - 0/25
13. Slime Rancher Achievements - 44/57
14. The Sims 4 Achievements - 3/50
15. Valkyria Revolution Achievements - 0/28
16. Yooka-Laylee Achievements - 10/35

New Games
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Completed Games
Posted by Darkwings17 on 29 January 18 at 14:01 | There are no comments on this blog - Please log in to comment on this blog.
Jan
22
Permalink2018 Mix Bag #04 - Return to Rapture
During the week, I had a pop up saying that the internal hard drive was nearly full, so things would need to be installed to the external. This isn't much of a problem, as there is still around 500gb free, it was more a reminder that I hadn't set the Xbox One S up to install to external over internal. Regardless, this has prompted me to want to clear some space. One of the bigger culprits was Halo 5, which has gone from the original 60gb to just under 100gb.

Another, smaller culprit is the Bioshock collection, specifically 1 and 2, as I haven't yet installed Infinite from the other disc. Both of these are around 16gb, so this is why the past week has been spent back in Rapture. The exclusion of multiplayer is a handy touch, due to this I have managed to get through the game and the DLC. All that remains now is to finish the hard playthrough. This should happen later today, as I am in the final two areas. This will also mark the third completion off of the list, which I am looking forward to.

I also intend to do the Dead Rising 4 DLC this week, so there is a decent chance that I will be four games down within a month. Apart from this, I am going to start working on other games which have been brought on sale and stored up, a habit which I am aiming to not repeat this year. Progress will resume on L.A Noire as well, once I have cleared a bit more space.

1. Aven Colony Achievements - 0/48
2. BioShock 2 Achievements - 52/53 Increase of 52 achievements
3. Darksiders Warmastered Edition Achievements - 6/43
4. Dead Rising 4 Achievements - 69/104 Increase of 7 achievements
5. Dishonored 2 Achievements - 3/50
6. Dishonored: Death of the Outsider Achievements - 0/30
7. Dovetail Games Euro Fishing Achievements - 5/15
8. Escape Dead Island Achievements - 0/60
9. Fable Anniversary Achievements - 1/50
10. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD (AU/EU) Achievements - 0/49
11. L.A. Noire Achievements - 26/62 Increase of 3 achievements
12. Prototype 2 Achievements - 0/43
13. Rebel Galaxy Achievements - 21/37
14. Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter Achievements - 0/25
15. Slime Rancher Achievements - 44/57
16. The Sims 4 Achievements - 3/50
17. Valkyria Revolution Achievements - 0/28
18. Yooka-Laylee Achievements - 10/35

New Games
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Completed Games
Posted by Darkwings17 on 22 January 18 at 11:35 | There are no comments on this blog - Please log in to comment on this blog.