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Steam
Aperture Desk Job
I'm playing on PC, but this seems like a fun way to get a feel for the controls on a Steam Deck.

Updated about 3 weeks ago

☆☆★★★
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Steam
Golf With Your Friends
Classic is fine; Hockey is pretty terrible. Next up: Basketball. Achievements: 36 / 71 (51%)

Updated about 4 weeks ago

☆☆★★★
(U)
Steam
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel
Between fairly poor introductions to the game mechanics and characters who embody some of the worst anime tropes, this is not off to a great start. Achievements: 2 / 51 (4%)

Updated about 4 weeks ago

☆☆☆★★
(U)
Steam
Megaquarium
This is the kind of construction/management game I've been craving. Achievements: 1 / 21 (5%)

Updated about 1 month ago

☆★★★★
(U)
GOG
Heroes Chronicles: Chapter 7: Revolt of the Beastmasters
It's basically a bonus Fortress campaign for Heroes III, and that's fine by me. I'm not too keen on the story, but everything else is great as usual.

Updated about 3 months ago

☆★★★★
(U)
NSDL
BOXBOY! + BOXGIRL!
Solid puzzle-platformer. I usually don't mind simple graphics, but these are a bit TOO simple...though the costumes are cute.

Updated about 5 months ago

☆☆★★★
(U)
GOG
Planetfall
Playing this with a friend. We've now gotten as far as I ever managed to make it on previous attempts.

Updated about 7 months ago

☆☆★★★
(U)
NDS
Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation
I'm slowly losing interest. I'm not attached to any of the characters, the battles are unusually boring, and the plot is stagnating.

Updated about 8 months ago

☆☆☆★★
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PC
Make a Good Mega Man Level Contest 3
I'm a judge for this contest, which will eventually become a free-to-download game. I'm designing my judge level and some of the tier hubs.

Updated about 1 year ago

More info about MaGMML: https://magmmlcontest.com/

Flashman85's Status

(U) Unfinished ?No significant accomplishments.     (B) Beaten ?The main objective has been accomplished. Usually marked by the defeat of a final boss and/or viewing of credits.     (C) Completed ?For games which are 100% done. All extras and modes have been unlocked and finished. All significant items have been collected.
325 (U)
  258 Unplayed  
79.4% of Unfinished
25.4% of Total
32%
62 (B)
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630 (C)
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MaG48HMML Developer Diary #1: A 48 Hour Detou...

I have a history of letting small commitments snowball into massive undertakings. OH JOES! was a 2-month project that took 2 years. My YouTube playthroughs of the NES Mega Man games were a 3-week project that took 3 years. More recently, Make a Good ...

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about 1 month ago

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Right Hand of Bak'laag: 1000+ unfinished games
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
On Fire: 3 beat or complete in a row
Confused: Playing 10+ games at once
Megaquarium is a simplistic yet very fun romp. I had a lot of fun with it. I have the DLC on my wishlist now lol
about 2 months ago

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Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Poisoned: 3+ new games in a row
Ahoy, Flashm'n. I enjoy a good golf game. Tell me about Golf Withcha Friends. I got A Little Golf Journey and I do like it, but some holes seem really, really difficult to to finish quickly, since it depends on how quickly you finish the holes and not strickly on strokes.
about 3 months ago

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Legendary Weapon: 5 or fewer unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Sleep: Not playing anything
Been following you on YouTube since your old Mega Man videos! My friend told me you had a Backloggery page so I followed. I also make YouTube videos and have been wanting to delve more into video game stuff so I'm planning on playing more games again so hopefully I'll be more active on here.
about 4 months ago

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Backlog Beaten: August 21, 2014
Backlog Completed: September 27, 2014
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
Invincible: 10+ beat or complete in a row
Focus: Only playing one game
Well, it was good, but I wouldn't say it's a must-play, so you're not missing out on too much. Maybe you can enjoy Resonance for me; I didn't get far, but saw some content that made me blanche, and followed me around for quite a few days. It's true, though; as you get older, there are some things you learn to deal with, while others just get worse. It's one of those things that nobody tells you about.

I hear ya; I just got through a streak of 32 duds. THIRTY-FUCKING-TWO! I'm not one to linger on a game I don't like, especially the older I get, but that's got to be some kind of record, even for me! The irony is that the whole time I've been wanting to play Ys 7, but it took me well over a week (a week that I was off of work) to finally get it running. Knew it would be good; it just wouldn't let me play it! Anyway, yes, Octopath Traveler has phenomenal gameplay; I went in expecting a nice, but inferior follow-up to SaGa Frontier, and got a whole damn Final Fantasy 5 class system with the deal. The overworld abilities aren't all that interesting, but the battle system more than makes up for it all. Final Fantasy became something that I want absolutely nothing to do with around the time 10 came out, but who cares when I can get my Final Fantasy elsewhere? Brands are meaningless.

Oh, absolutely; I can go on and on about Yume Nikki until the end of time, but we make Guacamelee and Katamari jokes all the time, and that's something we do together. Sadly, my lady hasn't gotten to it yet, but she was really excited when she saw me playing, and when we're on long trips, we either listen to half the entire discography of Red Hot Chili Peppers or the Octopath Traveler soundtrack, so she's familiar with at least some part of it.
about 4 months ago

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Backlog Beaten: August 21, 2014
Backlog Completed: September 27, 2014
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
Invincible: 10+ beat or complete in a row
Focus: Only playing one game
That was about the time I jumped ship from Nintendo, coincidentally; at that point in my life, I was more into RPGs, and the N64 had exactly 2, and while they were both good, my Playstation saw a hell of a lot more mileage, because I didn't start liking 3D Action of any kind until Devil May Cry came out and did it right. As for SaGa Frontier, specifically, it's a very strange case, and a game that I recommend only tentatively, because as an Akitoshi Kawazu joint, it's... quirky. There are all the parts of an extremely competent game there, but the gameplay has enough weird thorns growing from it that it does require patience. I'm very glad that I played it at a time when I was able to really sit down with it and get familiar, because there are some character backstories and plots that were revolutionary at the time, and its world is like no other, not to mention that finally sparking that move you've wanted is such a thrill. It will kick your teeth out the back of your skull, and then pelt you in the eyes with them, though. The new version has some cut content (I'm still avoiding spoilers, but I've got my own thoughts about exactly what's there), so that'd probably be the way to go, anyway. I really enjoyed muddling through the systems on my own, but if that sounds like a chore, then this will help a lot: [Link] If you do get to/through it, Asellus is my spirit animal; her life is so much like my own, it's freaky.

I'm not sure if you've shamelessly self-promoted that specific one, but I'll give it a look sometime; sounds like a good laundry day game. I'll download it from Mega, because come on.
about 5 months ago

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Backlog Beaten: August 21, 2014
Backlog Completed: September 27, 2014
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
Invincible: 10+ beat or complete in a row
Focus: Only playing one game
As promised, my assessment of Technobabylon:
I loved the puzzle-solving right at the beginning, and didn't care for the immediate shift to a focus on characters that do horrible things with motivations that I didn't feel even close to justified their actions. By the end, though, I did like the characters quite a lot, and my opinion of it is overall very favorable. I do agree that it was unnaturally violent for a Point-and-Click Adventure, and it was a bit jarring to kill someone, much less quite a few people, but in the end, I think it didn't bother me so much because beneath the pretty neon and dashing rogue antiheroes, a cyberpunk dystopia is a very ugly place. That and I'm a cold, unfeeling monster that isn't really bothered by violence. 🤷‍♀️

I do also want to add that I love seeing your reaction to Octopath Traveler, and that it was quite similar to my own. You might not be on my level of SaGa Frontier junkie, desperate for another fix, but like you, it was a shock just how much I enjoyed it. I keep thinking I'm pretty much done for JRPGs; I have little to no patience for the genre anymore, aside from maybe some of the favorites I've played a hundred times over the years. Octopath Traveler made me realize that maybe I'm not completely done with the genre just yet. I see the wife is playing it, and I hope she's enjoying it, too; my lady was so enthralled by what she saw as I was playing that she picked up a copy for her Switch, as well.
about 5 months ago

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Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Poisoned: 3+ new games in a row
A good choice on the Darius Cozmic collection, Flashm'n. You won't regret it.
No matter where you go, there you are.