Challenge me! Monthly Edition
(15.07.2021 - 15.08.2021)
And already have of the year happened again. Lets dive into the next Challenge Me!. Please try to include something from your fellow assassins library that was release in the last 12 months.

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.


Batman: Arkham City or Origins - 15/50ish hours
Costume Quest - 5/7 hours
Forward to the Sky - 1/2 hours
LEGO® The Lord of the Rings - 10/33 hours (feel free to swap to one of your won lego games)
LiEat - 4/5 hours

I don’t recognise what games are released in the 12 months, if you got any so if you care about that replace it with one of the games
Also don’t care about batman which you choose, honestly put that in cuz I’m about to play batman games so why not


Thanks a lot for the choices :)

Will not change LOTR, it’s a nice one regarding the current PAGYWOSG theme even if it’s not a win ;)

I think I will just go with both Batman games as they will fit the next months PAGYWOSG theme so I will save them for then.


Yeah felt like I had to pick that lego game with the theme being LOTR


Heyho cece! Hope you’re doing well :)

I finished the last game today (excluding the second Batman which I might still play this month)

Batman: Arkham City: I choose this as it was the direct sequel to Arkham Asylum which I played some months ago. I really enjoyed this (I mean you can beat up baddies as Batman… yay! :D) and I’m looking forward to the next part of this series :)
Costume Quest: A cute and funny game. :) Now I just have to remember to play it on Christmas to get the last cheevo (I know I could just change my date but where’s the fun with that?) maybe I should play the second part on Halloween :D
Forward to the Sky: So I love platformers which made this a secure like, but it would have been better if it wasn’t that short
LEGO® The Lord of the Rings: A really good game of a masterpiece. I have to confess that I didn’t remember some parts of the story so I really have to watch the movies again (or read the books again). Samwise ftw! :D
LiEat: RPGs and Anime stuff are not really my cup of tea but it was a cute game overall :)


oh well done on beating the games. Wow almost 2 years since I played forward to the sky myself


When the next Challenge me is up can someone link or can someone challenge me?
I am doing my library a bit differently I have decided to at least try all my games if after an hour of playing I dont feel like continuing then the game has been beat and I can move on this way I have at least a chance at destroying my massive backlog