January and New Year
If anyone that reads this also watches my achievements, you’ll notice that I have earned some achievements in games that aren’t on my goal playlist. I’m still working on my alphabetical list, but due to the content of Bioshock and the fact that my younger kids like to watch me play, it can be difficult to find time to play Mature games.
I did recently get to a point in Bioshock where I hit 50% of the collectible audio logs. I don’t know if collectibles carry over in play throughs or not, but looking at the walk through here on TrueAchievements, I appear to have found every one of them so far. I’m happy about that. As my goal is to only play through the main stories, I want to try to grab as many achievements as possible in a single run. Collectibles would be an annoying miss, especially if it’s only one or two.
As I have focused on doing a single run through instead of going for a 100% completion, I have found my ability to play for just a little bit increasing. I’m also being drawn back to Minecraft, funnily enough. Though I do have a few achievements still unearned in that game, I’m focusing more on the creative aspect of the game. I have started a new survival world once again. I want to try to actually build a continuous world, one I can expand and grow. Maybe eventually I will get those story achievements that I haven’t worked towards in the past. Who knows?
With this new year, I’m also focusing on my health. I’m back on track with my diet and am going to try to start exercising more. I’ve given up on the push ups and sit ups I used to do in high school. We got the kids new bikes for Christmas and my wife and I are going to get bikes of our own. I practiced on one of the kids’ new bikes and realized I haven’t ridden a bike in almost 20 years. Thankfully I didn’t fall, but it was a little nerve wracking. I’m looking forward to being able to feel the wind in my hair and watching the pounds fall away!
I hope that anyone reading this has a great 2020 and I look forward to what is to come. At this point, it has to be better than 2019, right?