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QUARANTINE SESSIONS Nº2!

Moonlighter

Good game, not exceptional, but good to listen to a podcast while playing it, watching the amount of gold you sell stuff at increment little by little was really satisfying, reminds me a lot of Recettear, i remember being in a group of spanish speaking game developers in facebook and the developer of this game was showing it and apparently he didn’t even know about Recettear!

Caveblazers

Another rogue like that i finish, it was a short one for me, i got a really broken set of blessings and cards in a daily challenge and managed to basically beat the last 2 or 3 bosses in less than 30 seconds even the last boss and all its phases. Its good, its more like spelunky than rogue legacy because you only have your skills to rely on but you can unlock trough playing new things to be found in your next playthrough. Its good, now i have to found another 2D platformer rogue like

A Short Hike

This game is sweet and nostalgic, every character is really well written and the game overall i think its perfect, nothing is missing and nothing is filler, its as the title says just a short hike but in that small trek there a lot of heart

Delores: A Thimbleweed Park Mini-Adventure

Small little side game to last year’s (damn it came out 2017 not last year) Thimbleweed Park which i loved, this is a series of simple puzzle (30 puzzles and really simple, there are 2 or 3 thinkers but nothing crazy), it has a small bit of content for fans of the game, also the credits are cool
Papo & Yo

Pretty short game that was suggested by Steam during the spring cleaning event, it has some beautiful and unique environments and some good music and it is trying to mean something as if its trannsmits it message? I dont know, the message didnt resonate with me but i can empathize with people who do, its gameplay is very simple, some mild platforming and some easy puzzles

Assassin’s Creed® Unity

Been playing this on Uplay, assassins creed games had been a drag for me, every game aside from the ezio games (man i love AC:2) i’ve been playing just by inertia, now i wanted to play syndicate and thats why i started playing the games in the series i missed (i stopped at 4 but didnt have rogue, also i hate the naval combat in 4 but maybe thats because i did EVERY SIGNLE ONE of the ship missions before doing anything else and i might have just gotten tired of it).
Unity is no difference in terms of dragging for me, i think its the worst one tbh, i liked the setting but thats it, the story is dull, the characters too, and the ending was really really underwhelming, still i played it because its a huge skinner box, all those collectibles all the weapons, every little thing i collected it because my brain told me so but what a drag, i have dead kings to finish and i dont know if i will be able

Update: finished Dead Kings, it was alright, i liked Leon but i wish they would have given Napoleon a more substantial role

Metro Exodus - Sam’s Story

Good closure for the game, Sam was always one of the most interesting characters in the game and a dlc just for him its really cool, this is the first time that the game made me think if the “villain” was actually bad, i mean up until now it was pretty clear that one path is evil and the other is not, but this time not so much, i like that

QUARANTINE SESSIONS Nº1!

Spelunky

Fricking Spelunky, i hate this game, i hate it so much, i hate rougelikes/lites but for some reason i couldnt stop playing spelunky until i finally was able to finish it, not even the good ending but i am not even going to try that, almost 300 houndred hours of playing, i hate that i love this game so much

Rogue Legacy

And even tho i hate it, i needed another game like it, i just cant listen to podcasts without something like it, and so i finished Rogue Legacy much quickly than Spelunky, now i am playing Caveblazers to scratch that ich

Metro Exodus

Now something i truly loved, i loved both previous games, scripted linear shooters with an oppressive atmosphere and a heartfelt story, i was really worried because this was open world but they nailed it, the game is superb, the shooting is better than ever, the atmosphere is as opressive but they turned it up a notch with the heartfelt story, such a good series, hope they keep making them and with this quality.

Shenmue I & II

Speaking of heartfelt stories, this isnt hearfelt in the same way as metro but it has so much soul, this game is something special, this story is something unique in video games, the combat is great tho i didnt like the transition between the combat in the first game and the second one, shenmue 1 had a much more agile feeling to its combat, like a brawler, but the second one its a lot more rigid, like a 1v1 fighting game, still i didnt dislike it but it was really difficult to transition from one to the other, now to wait for the third game to be released on steam, it will be a while but atleast i wont wait 18 years like the people that played shenmue 2 when it originally came out :p

Disco Elysium

Seems like the theme for this month for me is games with a lot of soul and amazing writing (that and fricking spelunky) and this game is just amazing in both respects, the story is just something else, and the characters are all so unique and believable, and thats all this game is, writting but oh man is it GOOD WRITING, play this game and do yourself a favour, aaaaaaaah and the music is still stuck in my head and my playlist

Long time no see! 1 year after my last post, quick life review, changed work twice, thats it!

WHENERVER UPDATE!

Call of Cthulhu

Finished this game around May, i started it playing while preparing myself to narrate the Call of Cthulhu pen and paper RPG for some friend so to get inmersed in the style and whatnot, its an interesting game, ended up doing a lot of save scumming for a shitty reason, they introduced a mechanic from the game called spot hidden, in wich if a person TRIES to find something they have to roll a dice for it (based on a stat), the same stat is on this game and is rolled without you knowing it when you enter a room or a level wich has a hidden object, i didnt like that, this is not a pen and paper rpg, so i looked a guide to know where the hidden objects where and just reloaded the game until i got the item, that was dumb, but the game itself isnt, its pretty good actually, the narrative is good and the atmosphere is creepy as it should, its a pretty good game

Yakuza Kiwami

Loved the first one and this is just more of that, loved it and all its quirkiness, overall i think i like zero more but this is great nonetheless, i have two to play but i’ll wait a bit to play that

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Been following this game since its kickstarter, gotta say i really love it, huge immersive world, great graphics (tho i had to play it on the lowest graphic setting and even still the performance was poor, my pc is getting old :c ), amazing music, history based, huge cast of characters that i really got into, by the end i was making my own hypothesis about how a certain political figure would react to what was happening, the main issue with the game is that it is a bit buggy, but i got around it, loved the quests and loved every minute of it, nothing like hunting bow and arrow in the middle of the forest with only my dog and the sunshines on my back as companions

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

A friend of mine let me borrow his 3ds just to play this game, i’ve been a huge fan of the zelda series since i was a kid(my favorite are the oracle games), played them all except breath of the wild now, and i have to say, this game is amazing, a sequel to a fan favorite that its by itself a GREAT game, loved every second of it, whenever i had a second at work i pop the 3ds out and played a bit, this game is amazing

Metroid: Samus Returns

Never was much of a metro guy, castlevania was more my jam, but i have to say, this game was impresive, and its a really good action game on handheld (which I normally dont like at all)

Azure Striker GUNVOLT

Once again, i was never much of a megaman guy but i have to say, this game was impresive, and its a really good action game on handheld (which I normally dont like at all), but i didnt even try to get the true ending, there was no way i was going to be able to do it

Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth

Good game, fun, scary, great story, but by great Cthulhu is it buggy! Lots of bugs even with the best patch… the worst part is the ending, there is a bug that basically kills you 15 seconds before the ending, i had to use like 7 cheats to avoid this, if you like Cthulhu, play this game but be aware of all of this

JANUARY UPDATE!
Just on game this month and not even a steam one, been working, been trying to get a new job, overall pretty regular month, hope you are all doing well

No One Lives Forever
(Not available for purchase digitally)

So i’ve been playing this game for about 2 years, whenever my internet connection is down i feel like playing this game, i illegally dowloaded it years ago, sadly there isnt,and i dont think there will be at least for a while, a way to get this game digitally, due to companies basically not knowing and dont wanting to spend time to look if they own this game or not, anyways the game is great and it aged great, the humor specially its great, the story is good, the music is what you would expect for a spy game, and the gameplay is great, specially the gadgets! If you can get a copy on ebay or so you should try it, even download it, i think that in this kinda cases you are entitled to download it

DECEMBER UPDATE!

The Evil Within 2

I really liked the first game, this one is weird for me, i liked a lot of the things here, monster design, level desing (almost like an open world horror game) and characters… but i dont know, the story just wasnt up to part, maybe because there isnt that big plot twist that was in the first one but still, i really like the game, play it if you liked it the first, most people tend to like this one more than the original one

The Banner Saga 3

This was a sour experience to me, having loved the first two games i decided to pre purchase the games most expensive edition, and around half of the game i had a game breaking bug, basically i couldnt move on because one enemy in a fight was bugged and couldnt be killed, i wrote the support about it, i wrote them on twitter too, and even in the steam discussion, no word from anyone, and i wasnt the only one with that problem either, alas after months of waiting i decided to use a cheat that killed every enemy on the screen to just bypass that fight, but i shouldnt have to cheat to acomplish a basic thing, and even knowing the cheat was bad for me because i know knew how to do it and even did it acouple of times after, anyway… the game itself is great, a great finale for a trilogy that i’ve been following from the very start of the original kickstarter, its all it was meant to be, beautiful, fun, incredible music, and the story is GREAT, great conclusion, but i implore anyone looking to get into the banner saga series, please dont use a guide, i used a guide for some things and even tho i really enjoyed the game i know i would have enjoyed it a lot more have i not used a walkthrough

NOVEMBER UPDATE.

Hey there, havent posted since august, basically because i havent finished a game since august, and this month i have one game to show for sadly, but its a great one, working has been taking a lot more of my time that i expected, having to work extra hours from work and getting home really tired, that the part i didnt expect, also i started a course in COBOL (really old programming language that mostly only banks use)last month and i am still going, is a free course with a job oportunity attatched so hopefully i get in, but thanks to that course i just get to home and go to sleep and thats it, now after writting this post i have to complete 5 assignments i was given yesterday and finish them before monday so wish me luck, anyway, the game:

Yakuza 0

WOW i really really liked this game, in fact it became my top 2 game of all time tied with DOOM (2016) it just a perfect game across the board, excellent combat, excellent story, excellent music, excellent sound,excellent world desing, and oh man all those mini games ! you just cant get bored playing this game, tho its really really hard to 100% i have almost 200 hours and still have a long way to go (mostly because i suck at mahjong and shogi and the achivments tide to that will be really hard for me)
cant wait for kiwami to be released, i need more of this game

AUGUST UPDATE!

So first month of job update, doing great on the job but i had a busy month for me so only two games this month

Life is Strange: Before the Storm

COMPLETED!
Pretty good game, i dont think i like it as much as the main game but i really really like it anyways, the chemestry between rachel and chloe is great and even tho the story couldnt be much different that what we were told in LiS it still managed to surprise me quite a bit a couple of times and i really loved roleplaying with mikey and stephanie and there put depth in characters that previously didnt have so much like david, but i will stop there, if you liked life is strange or want to play the original one play this game, its pretty good

A Golden Wake

Ah i love Wadjet Eye, classic point and click games with so much charm and love put into them, it just feels cozy to play most of their games, and seeing that Dave Gilbert (CCO of wadjet eye) is going to be giving a lecture in an event in my city the 30st i decided to finish my backlog of wadjet eye games, now i have 2 games remaining (that i own, i still need to get Unavowed) and 6 days, so i dont think i will be able but still i will try.

As always with wadjet eye games the music is great, the art is better than you would expect for such an small studio using AGS, the story and setting are really cool and well done, pretty interesting historical fiction. Give it a go, and try every wadjet eye game! (dont know about Emerald City Confidential and Puzzle Bots tho)

Hey future Leonidas here, i met Dave Gilbert, his lecture was great and he is really cool, here is a picture with me and him, i am the one that is not dave Gilbert :p

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JULY UPDATE!

Well pretty good life update, few games because of it tho, i finally got a job, its an intership and only 4 hours so i dont earn shit but i am finally working as a programmer! And my coworkers are all lovely! And second update… i kinda graduated… i presented my thesis the 3rd… but it turns out i didnt enroll to it, i thought i did, i even had a photo of when i did but i forgot to click one button… so i waited until the very end to wait for the career manager to get there so she could do something about it… she never came but one of the teachers was good enough to let me present it… i did it… in the dark because the lights went out i got an 8 on my thesis but is provisional, i now have to hope that the career manager wants to give me a chance (and she is pretty bitchy so fingers crossed i guess) and then that the exams departments want to reprint the act and put me in…if not i have to present it again in december so lets hope… i celebrated anyways… more because of anger than joy but anyways, that was a really bad day, my bidet broke, it almost floods my apartment… and it was 10pm so everything was closed… i managed to do something so not so much water came out and the plumber came this morning… i had to do this kinda fix a couple of times before… he charged me almost thrice as much, left a big whole on the wall, and left everything disattached in the bathroom… lets hope all of those things give me good karma and i get my thesis aproved

Rise of the Tomb Raider

As good if not better than the 2013 reboot, if you liked that one you will like this one too

A Hat in Time

My god did i love this game, i had a metric ton of fun in this game, the mechanics are great, the game looks beautiful, the soundtrack is amazing, and to top it all of, it is really innovational with a lot of things, i want more of this and i want it now, i think this game enters my top 5 of all time

JUNE UPDATE!

Weird month, started learning how to make a game with some friends of mine that work making games as i still couldnt get a job (7 months and counting) so i wanted to atleast learn something useful, and its fun, still dont know too much but i have my “game” on my phone and its pretty exiting see it work and all, also i’ve been pulishing up my thesis, i should be able to finish it before the end of the month and hopefully present it and graduate this month too, its almost ready but i want to polish it as much as possible, also been playing a lot of D&D as usual

The Technomancer

Ah another mediocre Spiders game, a pseudo sequel to Mars:War Logs and i love it, i dont know why but i really like this average on all acounts games, the story is interesting but the writting, gameplay, graphics and characters are not that great, the music is pretty good though, i liked Mars: War Logs more but this is still a good game for me, take as a lower budget and more focused Mass Effect, if that sound apealing to you check both Mars:War Logs and The Technomancer out, you will like them.

Of Orcs And Men

So i decided to play everygame from spiders studios (and focus home interactive probably) that i own and havent played yet, as i said in the previous game in this report i think their games are mediocre but i still like them very much, so i started with this game, as far as i know their first game, and the first game that Styx makes an appearance! (i think :p) this game is no exception to the mediocrity of their games, the combat is a really clunky mix of turn based and real time (kinda like playing an mmo, you select what skills you want to use and those you select enter a queue and the characters does them on its own) but the story is pretty interesting and the music is good, so i kept on playing.

Bound By Flame

Perhaps one of the best Spiders’ games combatwise it is pretty fun but it is still clunky, the story is pretty good, i even stole the main character premise and made it a character in a dnd campaing i started a couple of days before finishing the game, the music is fine, the graphics are pretty good and the characters are hit and miss, most are pretty boring but i really enjoyed Buffalo and specially Randval and Mathras

The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit

Ah such a lovely gamee, so cuuuute, so beautiful, and it is just a teaser game! I love it, cant wait for life is strang 2… i seriously should get LiS:Before the Storm

MAY UPDATE!

Heavy month! finally beat witcher 3 all over again in new game + and finally played the dlcs! i’ve been also been playing a lot fo d&d as always and still looking for a job, and also i am starting to learn to use unity with some friends that work making video games, so thats cool!

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Hearts of Stone

Man oh man do i love The Witcher 3, probably my favorite game of all time and i never played the dlcs, after doing the new game plus, finally, i played the first dlc, and i have to say, it has the best narrative of the whole franchise, the characters are great, the moral dilemas are hard and the story itself is amazing, and it uses the medium of video games perfectly, not only that but the amount of content they put for this dlc is incredible, each day i love CD Projekt Red more.

Frostpunk

I dont own this game, atleast at the time of writing this, but i played it on a friends house and oh is this game amazing, the urgency it makes you feel, the pride i felt when i won it (mind you i stayed on my friend’s house until i did, around 5 am, and he has to work at 8, so big thanks to him!) its exactly what i expected and i expected a lot.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Blood and Wine

Again a great DLC, REALLY great, with lots of content and lots of love put into it, witcher 3 definetly is my favorite game of all time and this was a great clossure, my only complain is that i was expecting to be able to expand Corvo Bianco a lot more, nothing quite fills the hole that Assassin’s Creed 2’s monteriggioni left in me :c

The Banner Saga 2

Great continuation to the original, one of the most beautiful games i’ve ever seen, both in art and in music, the gameplay is pretty engrosing if you like turn based rpgs, and i really do, and the story is amazing and i cant wait for part 3

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