November Video Game Report

XCOM: Enemy Unknown (11 hours):

There are many times that The Giant Bombcast or other video game podcasts have led me to discover games I wouldn’t have otherwise considered: Peggle, Saint’s Row the Third, Assassin’s Creed, and The Witcher. But there was one time they did me wrong: XCOM: Enemy Unknown. They made it sound like it was just an exercise in frustration in which you died at every turn and it since it was made by Firaxis, I thought it was just going to look like Civ. Nothing wrong with that, but I already had Civ. But Dan got an extra copy at some point and gifted me this one. It’s been a blast and I’ve loved playing it even as it has started to kick my butt as the difficulty ramps up. If I had more time, I’d be playing this game A LOT.

Super Mario World (2 hours):

Scarlett wanted me to play and fight Bowser more often than I could face him in Super Mario 64, so I figured she’d prefer 8 mini-Bowsers.

Civilization V (1 hour):

I continued to play Multi-player Civ.

Sonic the Hedgehog 3 (15 min):

Played a game with Scarlett and didn’t record it.