Nintendo Heartcast 003: Droughts & Backlogs

The third Heartcast delves into the best games of 2011 and keeping your game to-finish list under control.

By M. Noah Ward. Posted 12/28/2011 15:00 2 Comments     ShareThis

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Nintendo Heartcast 003: Droughts & Backlogs

Noah and Evan talk about having too many games to play and their favorite titles of 2011.

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Recording Date
December 19, 2011

Noah and Evan

00:00:00 Introduction
00:04:33 Growing Up Nintendo: Favorite Christmas Memories
00:11:22 Master Key Discussion: Best of 2011
00:44:16 2012’s Upcoming Releases
01:01:44 Club Nintendo Updates
01:31:08 Conclusion
01:32:17 Credits

01:34:10 Total Length


2 Responses to “Nintendo Heartcast 003: Droughts & Backlogs”

  • 7 points
    Katharine Byrne says...

    My gaming backlog was relatively under control until Christmas as well, but like you mentioned there are so many cheap Wii games around now, and I completely gave in. Muramasa was only £15, Pikmin (New Play Control) was only £5 and Fragile Dreams was £12. I have no idea what those prices are in dollars, but as you say, they’re almost too good to pass up when they’re so cheap. I’ve also just gone on a huge indie game binge on Steam, putting my backlog somewhere in the 30 game area (and I’ve got about six games I want to replay too). It’s ridiculous!

    One of my new year’s resolutions in 2010 was to cut my backlog list down to 10 games (from 20) before I bought a new one – it worked, but it’s totally got out of hand again. I think I might have to re-instate it for 2012! XD

  • 165 points
    Zeer0id says...

    My backlog is an absolute mess. I’m a compulsive collector so I buy games continuously and find myself having less and less time and energy to devote to playing them. Still, I tell myself that the primary reason I buy games is to give myself the chance to play it, should I ever want to. I don’t always buy games because I *will* play them, but rather because I would play them. :)

    Here is my master list, which you’ve all given me the idea to highlight the ones I’ve completed, or otherwise put in a significant amount of time into (if it’s a game that you don’t really “beat”):

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