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Dec
01
PermalinkBlog #152 – November Statistics
  • November Statistics

November’s Period SummaryNovember’s Period Summary

  • Updates

The month started off pretty slow, I had the goal of completing 5 games this month in order to keep up with the backlog and began working through Luigi’s Mansion (Full 100% Completion, Around 8 playthroughs) for a few hours in bed before I slept every night and then whatever I was playing on the Xbox and PS4.

I intended to go back to Assassin’s Creed Odyssey after I had wrapped up the completions but then another obstacle came along and threw a spanner in the works.

I’m pretty out of touch with game news these days, it’s not so often I browse the news section of TrueAchievements and I tend to just come on now to check my achievement progress on the games I have aimed to complete.

Out of pure chance I opened up the FFXV achievement list just to remind myself what I had left; I’m not sure why I did this because I haven’t checked the achievement list in over half a year nor have I even thought about playing, but I am glad I checked.

When I opened the list, there in a red box on the right, I saw that several online services would be shutting down on the 12th of December. I checked some news articles and I saw that they were closing Comrades and releasing it as a standalone, which meant after the 12th of December this game would no longer be 100%able.

This wasn’t welcome news as the next few weeks were and are fully booked for most evenings, I technically had around 18 days to finish Comrades but at least 10 of these days I could not play at all and I had no idea how long this would take, especially since I would be playing 100% solo.

But through the use of the amazing guides and knowledge on the forums I managed to power through the game in 5 nights (two of them I pulled All-Nighters) and get the game finished in around 29 hours of total playtime.

Phew!

  • Achievement Highlights/Statistics

Final Fantasy XVBlessed by AllThe Blessed by All achievement in Final Fantasy XV worth 32 pointsCollected all the Royal Sigils.

Managed to get Comrades finished in time thanks to the guides on the forum for FFXV, can’t say much more about this than I already have above.

Onto the Month’s statistics:

Month Period: 1st November – 30th November
Total Playtime: 167 Hours and 56 Minutes
Gamerscore: 2,555 Gamerscore (348,240 Total)

Gaming Stats (Xbox One/Windows 10/Android)

Final Fantasy XV – 24 Hours and 16 Minutes – 7 Achievements
Super Lucky’s Tail – 14 Hours and 19 Minutes – 58 Achievements (COMPLETED)
Sea of Thieves – 3 Hours and 26 Minutes – 0 Achievements
Warhammer Vermintide 2 – 2 Hours and 51 Minutes – 5 Achievements
Shadow of the Tomb Raider – 1 Hour and 34 Minutes – 5 Achievements (COMPLETED)

Gaming Stats (Xbox 360)

Minecraft 360 Edition – 47 Minutes – 6 Achievements (COMPLETED)

Gaming Stats (Playstation 4)

Mega Man X Legacy Collection – 22 Hours and 48 Minutes – 53 Trophies (COMPLETED)
Beyond Two Souls – 17 Hours and 42 Minutes – 33 Trophies (COMPLETED)
Spyro 2: Ripto’s Rage – 7 Hours and 23 Minutes – 18 Trophies
Spyro – 7 Hours and 5 Minutes – 37 Trophies (COMPLETED)
Spider-Man – 2 Hours and 35 Minutes – 3 Trophies
Uncharted 4 – 2 Hours and 13 Minutes – 1 Trophy
Burly Men at Sea – 2 Hours and 4 Minutes – 25 Trophies (COMPLETED)
Uncharted 3 – 1 Hour 37 Minutes – 7 Trophies

Gaming Stats (PC/Switch/Wii U/3DS)

Luigi’s Mansion (3DS) – 37 Hours and 29 Minutes (COMPLETED)
Pokemon Lets Go! Eevee (Switch) – 8 Hours and 44 Minutes
World of Warcraft (PC) – 5 Hours and 45 Minutes
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch) – 3 Hours and 35 Minutes
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Switch) – 53 Minutes
Kirby Star Allies (Switch) – 50 Minutes

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Until Next Time!
Posted by ScorchPSO on 01 December 18 at 20:29 | There are no comments on this blog - Please log in to comment on this blog.
Nov
01
PermalinkBlog #151 – October Statistics
  • October Statistics

October’s Period SummaryOctober’s Period Summary

  • Updates

Every month since June I have set myself completion goals for games, usually based around how many games I want that are releasing that month – So for example there were 4 games releasing in October that I intended to buy so my completion goal would be a minimum of 4 games completed.
By this logic my backlog will never get bigger and any game I finish over that minimum is one less on the backlog list.

Maintaining it has been easier than I imagined and given the fact I am putting a lot more hours into gaming than previous months I have still been able to balance my other hobbies and social life pretty well.

That being said I have been feeling the burnout the last few days when wrapping up Captain Toad before months end – It’s also a problem trying to fit bigger games like Assassin’s Creed Odyssey into my schedule whilst finishing smaller and quicker games at the same time.

I ended up blowing off Odyssey completely in favour of Nioh which I started around the same time, but I have reached a point now in Nioh where I need a break so I will likely return and continue Odyssey again.

  • Achievement Highlights/Statistics

South Park: The Fractured but WholeThe Token ExperienceScorchPSOThe The Token Experience achievement in South Park: The Fractured but Whole worth 210 pointsCreate a Black character and complete the game on Mastermind Difficulty

South Park was a pretty fun game, I was a little worried about this achievement as I tend to avoid/Dislike “Very Hard” modes in video games and won’t do them unless I have to – I much prefer to stick on the default Normal difficulty.
That being said this wasn’t actually too bad and if I didn’t know better would say that this was the way the game was meant to be played.
Onto the Month’s statistics:

Month Period: 1st October – 31st October
Total Playtime: 174 Hours and 55 Minutes
Gamerscore: 875 Gamerscore (345,685 Total)

Gaming Stats (Xbox One/Windows 10/Android)

South Park: The Fractured But Whole – 13 Hours and 38 Minutes – 23 Achievements (COMPLETED)
Forza Horizon 4 – 7 Hours and 37 Minutes – 10 Achievements
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey – 2 Hours and 38 Minutes – 1 Achievement
Sea of Thieves – 2 Hours and 25 Minutes – 0 Achievements
Overcooked 2 – 37 Minutes – 0 Achievements

Gaming Stats (Playstation 4)

Nioh – 49 Hours and 29 Minutes – 34 Trophies
Batman: Arkham Knight – 17 Hours and 52 Minutes – 15 Trophies (COMPLETED)
Infamous Second Son – 17 Hours and 44 Minutes – 48 Trophies (COMPLETED)
Infamous First Light – 7 Hours and 41 Minutes – 25 Trophies (COMPLETED)
Uncharted 4 – 3 Hours and 32 Minutes – 10 Trophies
Beyond Two Souls – 1 Hour and 20 Minutes – 2 Trophies
Killing Floor 2 – 17 Minutes – 2 Trophies (COMPLETED)

Gaming Stats (PC/Switch/Wii U/3DS)

World of Warcraft (PC) – 36 Hours and 0 Minutes
Captain Toad Treasure Tracker (Switch) – 10 Hours and 43 Minutes (COMPLETED)
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch) – 1 Hour and 55 Minutes
Kirby Star Allies (Switch) – 46 Minutes
Luigi’s Mansion (3DS) – 41 Minutes

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Until Next Time!
Posted by ScorchPSO on 01 November 18 at 13:20 | There are no comments on this blog - Please log in to comment on this blog.
Oct
01
PermalinkBlog #150 – September Statistics
  • September Statistics

September’s Period SummarySeptember’s Period Summary

  • Updates

I’ve slowly been plugging away at my huge backlog whilst trying not to add more games on top of it; I have been averaging 3 completions a month since June and I’m trying to keep that as my minimum so the backlog will slowly but surely get smaller and smaller.

I have a bad habit of going back and playing games I’ve already finished before on a different platform (Batman Arkham Series on PS4 right now for example) and this digs into a lot of time I could be spending on new games or others I have yet to finish – I’ve decided that, for now at least, Arkham Knight will be the last “Already Done” game I go through and finish again.

I’m not sure how long I can maintain the completions for, I tend to plan “goals” for each month (this month being Arkham Knight, South Park and both PS4 Infamous games) which helps focus me on getting them done.

As it stands I have 66 games on my backlog (Not including those coming out in the next few months/years obviously) so at the current rate of completion I would be done in about 2 and half years, though I suspect I will probably give up before then...

  • Achievement Highlights/Statistics

Overcooked! 2The Secret IngredientThe The Secret Ingredient achievement in Overcooked! 2 worth 184 pointsGet 3 stars on all hidden levels

Overcooked is genuinely one of the best co-op games in recent memory – It’s a shame that this one felt a lot easier than the predecessor – However they are adding a new game + soon which increases the score threshold, I look forward to doing these with my girlfriend with or without new achievements.

Onto the Month’s statistics:

Month Period: 1st September – 30th September
Total Playtime: 124 Hours and 2 Minutes
Gamerscore: 2,310 Gamerscore (342,190 Total)

Gaming Stats (Xbox One/Windows 10/Android)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider – 32 Hours and 17 Minutes – 63 Achievements (COMPLETED)
Overcooked 2 – 7 Hours and 22 Minutes – 26 Achievements (COMPLETED)
South Park: The Fractured But Whole – 6 Hours and 37 Minutes – 12 Achievements
Shadow of War – 6 Hours and 13 Minutes – 10 Achievements (COMPLETED)
Sea of Thieves – 5 Hours and 24 Minutes – 0 Achievements
Halo Wars 2 – 2 Hours and 6 Minutes - 3 Achievements
Unravel 2 – 1 Hour and 25 Minutes – 6 Achievements
Gems of War – 1 Hour and 11 Minutes – 1 Achievement

Gaming Stats (Playstation 4)

Batman: Arkham Knight – 23 Hours and 2 Minutes – 58 Trophies
The Order 1886 – 7 Hours and 19 Minutes – 22 Trophies

Gaming Stats (PC/Switch/Wii U/3DS)

World of Warcraft (PC) – 31 Hours and 6 Minutes

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Until Next Time!
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