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The Ones I Finished Video Games

Game 245 — Control

The older I get, the less interested I am in video games whose primary mode of interacting with the world is shooting a gun. I tend to get bored quickly in shooters. Meanwhile, I will happily select the “attack” command in a JRPG hundreds upon hundreds of times. My preferences being what they are, it takes something special to pull me through a shooter. Control managed to do just that, becoming the 245th video game that I’ve completed in my life. Here are my thoughts on the game:

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Game 244 — Fire Emblem: New Mystery of the Emblem

I’ve completed my 244th video game, Fire Emblem: New Mystery of the Emblem for the Nintendo DS. This wouldn’t have been possible without a complete fan translation of the Japanese version by The Heroes of Shadow as well as an addendum patch by joesteve1914 that aligns the translation with the newer official games. It really is an extraordinary time in the romhacking scene. Here are my thoughts on the game:

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Into the Breach: What Counts as Beating the Game?

Into the Breach is the 243rd video game that I’ve completed in my life. Though this game calls into the question what one means when they say they’ve “completed” a game. Here are my brief thoughts on the game: