Challenge me! Monthly Edition
(17.11.2020 - 17.12.2020)
Someone must have blocked my calender ;-) Totally forgot that we already surpassed the mid of november. Lets add the following special rule to this round: Pick a game that actually represents a day/night cycle.

For Pickers. Just copy paste and complete the data :)

* [GAME#1](http://store.steampowered.com/app/GAME#1-ID/) - HLTB Time: GAME#1-HLTBTIME
* [GAME#2](http://store.steampowered.com/app/GAME#2-ID/) - HLTB Time: GAME#2-HLTBTIME
* [GAME#3](http://store.steampowered.com/app/GAME#3-ID/) - HLTB Time: GAME#3-HLTBTIME
* [GAME#4](http://store.steampowered.com/app/GAME#4-ID/) - HLTB Time: GAME#4-HLTBTIME
* [GAME#5](http://store.steampowered.com/app/GAME#5-ID/) - HLTB Time: GAME#5-HLTBTIME

  • Please make sure your games are sorted by completion before applying.
  • If you so desire and you have at least 5 unplayed SG wins, the 5 games can be picked out of your SG wins (instead of only 2/5). Just note it in your application comment.
  • Note in your post if you're ok playing multiplayer only games.
  • Same for Early Access (I know some people want to wait for release).
  • When you finish one (or more) of the games picked for you, please post an update by replying to your picker's comment.
  • If the game has achievements, you can link to either the Steam or Astats page corresponding to your progress.
  • If the game doesn't have achievements, please post a screenshot showing your completion.
  • Finally, if you have completed all the games that were assigned to you but want another go at it, feel free to post another application.
  • You can pick for/challenge up to 2 fellow assassins, please refrain to pick more so everybody who wants get a chance at it.
  • You can pick for anybody who has applied and hasn't been given a list yet, unless they specified otherwise (see next point). It is recommended to signal with a "reserved" comment that you're currently picking for that person. This way it'll avoid the situation where you spend time picking games just to come back to somebody's comment 2 minutes prior.
  • Please use the following criteria when picking a list for somebody.
  • Pick exactly 5 games
  • Length-wise: at least 2 short games (under 10h to beat) and 2 medium (under 15-20h). You can use HLTB to check the time, or more conveniently the Enhanced Steam browser extension (it shows the HLTB time directly on the game's steam page). That rule can be overridden by the bottom (i.e. pick 5 short games) but not the other way around, as not everybody has the same time to dedicate to gaming.
  • Pick two SG wins unless the person specified SG wins only, in which case pick only in the applicant's SG wins list.
  • Quality-wise: at least 3 of the 5 games should have a positive (or above) rating. You can use this site to quickly sort games in a user's library by ratings (thanks to JaffaCaffa for the suggestion).
  • Please, respect the applicant's choice regarding multiplayer-only and Early access games, as well as other requests (exclusion of certain genre etc.).
  • Please use the code below to post your comment, it's already formatted, you just have to copy/paste & complete the data.

Do I have to participate in this event?
No, this is an event to help you reduce your backlog. If you already have a plan and don't want anyone to pick games for you, you're free to ignore it.

What happens if I don’t participate in the event?
Absolutely nothing.

What happens if I play all the games picked for me this month?
Still nothing. (You might get a shiny profile badge at some later date. And you can come back for another batch.)

What if I don’t have time to play 5 games?
Don’t worry, one is enough, we’re just asking the pickers to select 5 to give the player a little choice.

One of the game picked for me won’t run on my computer for X or Y reason, what do I do?
If this happens, please notify the picker by replying his comment and ask them to pick a replacement. If the original picker don’t give you an answer within 24h, don’t panic, just leave a comment and we’ll pick one for you. Meanwhile, you could try one of the other picked games if you haven't played them all yet.

I played all 5 games that were picked for me and I want more!
If you have completed all 5 games and reported your completion to the original comment, you can make a new request for another list.

When picking for other people, can I only pick “never played” games?
Not necessarily, you can also pick games that seem to have been abandoned but haven’t been categorized as “won’t play”. No beaten or completed games, or games being currently played obviously.

Why are there so many rules for picking the games? I can’t be bothered!
We’re trying to make this enjoyable for everyone so if you decide to pick games for others, please read and follow the rules. I’ve tried to make it as easy as possible for the pickers too, but if it’s bothering you too much, remember you don’t need to pick games for others to join the challenge.

I’m new here, can I join the challenge?
Yes of course (and welcome to BLAEO). Please just be sure to have your games sorted by progress before signing up for the challenge, to make it easier for your picker.


Yay I’m in again :)

As always pick some nice games from this list

Thanks in advance!


I hope you will like my picks! If you want anything changed, just say. ;)
Have fun!! :D

  • observer_ - HLTB Time: 7h
    Disturbing cyberpunk game with late Rutger Hauer as a main character. Played two times through it. :)
  • Skautfold: Shrouded in Sanity - HLTB Time: ?h
    I have played it last month and one playthrough will take you 6-8 hours. To open all achievements you have to make at least 4 laps. This game is a blast! <3
  • The Night of the Rabbit - HLTB Time: 9h (main+extra 14h)
    I have quite enjoyed this adventure, it has magic feeling. :3
    Also has a day/night cycle. ;)
  • The Council - HLTB Time: 14.5h
    Have it on my wishlist, hope it will be good. ;)
  • Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun - HLTB Time: 24h
    I know it’s a bit longer game, but it’s totally amazing! <3
    Also has a day/night cycle. ;)

Thanks a lot for the picks :) WIll start them right after I finished the last 3 from my current PAGYWOSG list =)

Funnily the last two are wins from SG from the same user :D Both fit next months theme so I will keep them for then ;)


Haha, that must be a destiny then. :D
Have fun and feel free to let me know what you think about these games. :3


I’m willing to try.
Please choose from this list.


Well, that is a rather short list to pick from. Unfortunately I have no idea if any of them have a day/night cycle. So I picked games I enjoyed myself


That’s literally all games I have that are less than 15 hours to complete with all achievements, as I tend to complete them if I can. 33 games are between 15 and 40 hours, and 41 game - 40+ hours. My backlog is pretty heavy on long games, I guess. Thank you very much for the picks! A Story About My Uncle is also in my PAGYWOSG list for November. I don’t like falling from height in games (it makes me very uncomfortable), so I don’t know if I could complete it, although I want to try to overcome this feeling.