Copy pasta of a copy pasta of a copy pasta of a copy pasta of a copy pasta of a copy pasta since I'm just that lazy :D.

Hello hello and welcome all to the madness.
The challenge is simple: Play and beat any 6 games, starting today, that have been featured in any given Humble Monthly/Choice bundle in one month.

The prize: Wasteland 3

Game length does not matter and I'm not looking for 100% achievement runs. So long as you play and beat 6 games, I'm happy. You can go easy mode and play a bunch of 1h games or go crazy and play 6 +30h games. So long as they were in a monthly at a given point, it is all good.

Just post a comment with either screenshots/ achievements showing that you fulfilled the criteria and I'll add on Steam and give you the link. Feel free to share your thoughts on the games you've played, but it is not required.

FAQ:

Why you doing this?

I hate money. That and I realized I've been subbed to the monthly for nearly five years (yes it has been that long, I checked) and it occurred to me that I've barely touched the games I've gotten from it, let alone played them. Figured the same would be true for a few others, so I figured this is a good way to change that. A sensible person would probably unsub in this situation, but please refer to the beginning as to why that will not happen.

Why six games?

The first few monthlies had 6/7 games in them so I went with that.

How long are you going to do this?

Until my credit card statements gives me nightmares.

This event "ends" on October 2nd when the next HB Choice releases, though the giveaway itself will end the next day. If you manage to finish game number six in between that time, feel free to post, but know that I cannot guarantee that I'll be able to give you the link in time.

Good luck, have fun and stay safe.
Thanks for reading, and don't forget to do a funny duet with someone.

List of eligible games: https://barter.vg/bundles/3/3/
https://barter.vg/bundles/3/161/
Credit goes to PapaSmok

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Done.

This took way longer than expected. On the flipside I never cleared so many games this quickly so thank you for making this. ;)

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Thank you.

Game Bundle Achievement
A Fistful of Gun Humble Monthly January 2016 Beaten
Titan Souls Humble Monthly February 2016 Beaten
Dropsy Humble Monthly February 2016 Finished
Wasteland 2: Director's Cut Humble Monthly March 2016 Beaten
Jotun: Valhalla Edition Humble Monthly January 2017 Beaten
Orwell Humble Monthly October 2017 Beaten
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Always leaving it to the last minute but I'm done

All done (couldn't cut it any closer)

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Thanks 😻

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bah i was hoping you'd go for Control this month so i wouldn't feel the need to participate. okay, this time less biting off more than i can chew and more going for games that can each be wrapped in ten hours or less:

A Case of Distrust - FINISHED, cheevo page for proof, hi i hated this piece of tripe and don't ask for deets unless you want a rant.
Etherborn - ongoing
Gris - ongoing
Fran Bow
Late Shift - FINISHED, cheevo page for proof. it was okay? not stunning, but okay.
Volume - ongoing

EDIT: okay, not happening this month cos real life stuff cropped up. but! two games off the backlog, so i feel all accomplished anyway :D :D :D

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Haha same for me! I was hoping for a game that wouldn't make me feel like I just had to play because September is going to be crazy but let's be honest, CJ is really good at picking games and it's just too much fun going through that backlog!

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true! these games will just sit there otherwise, and a high-end game chance is the perfect incentive to finally at least poke at them! :D

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Dayum... Wasteland 3 is one of my most wishlisted games I absolutely loved Wasteland 2 :D

I'm SO in!

Game Status Achievements HB Monthly
Renowned Explorers: International Society Finished 50/165 I'm glad I'm not an achievement hunter :P April 2016
Don't Escape: 4 days to Survive Finished 11/25 July 2020
Tiny Echo Finished 5/6 June 2017
Vampire: The Masquerade - Coteries of New York Finished 14/32 Sept 2020
Truberbrook Finished 20/34 April 2020
Gris Finished 6/17 April 2020
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I can't run Kathy Rain on my PC (my graphics card is too high res or something) so Ima replace it with Tiny Echo

Replacing The Spiral Scouts with Vampire: The Masquerade as well, mainly because I've been wanting to play this game first :P

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Imma give it a good old college try again. No vacation this time so I'll probably spread it out some more.

Bonus redemption game:

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I need to finish my two PoP games first. But wasteland 3 isn’t on my radar anyway, so I don’t feel too much of the challenge to participate this month
Might spend the rest of my time playing some gifted games instead :-D

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Good luck with your PoP and gifts this month! I probably won't participate this month either, but play other games. I see you managed to 100% Spyro for last event! Pretty nice 100%

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Yeah it was pretty fun, I do like me some 3D platformers.

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Do post the game know that are going try are just post then when you are done

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Probably shouldn’t post when you’re drunk.

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This is my first real life "fill the blank spaces with words" exercise. Big thank you to all English teachers!

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You can just post the games when you are done with evidence, as long as it wasn't started before the event. lol

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  • Hacknet
  • The Turing Test Done
  • Serial Cleaner
  • Little Nightmares
  • Roombo: First Blood - JUSTICE SUCKS
  • Bleed 2 Done
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Well, I'm here for the monthly challenge again to keep my streak!
Wasteland 3 isn't on my wishlist but it seems interesting.

Game Achievements Information
Aegis Defender [On Progress] [Screenshot]
Bad North Beated Screenshot
Broforce [On Progress] [Screenshot]
Etherborn Beated Screenshot
Felix the reaper [On Progress] [Screenshot]
Kathy Rain [On Progress] [Screenshot]
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Wasteland 3 is a great pick, though apparently still buggy. Bet they will fix it and update through and through in time. o.- Loved Wasteland 2 so high expectations of 3rd part, think can't join in as started last PoP games Witcher 3 and presume it and expansions will take whole September alone to deal with. :D

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I'm so behind on PoP it isn't even funny ;-;.

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There's still time, you can do it! :3

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Thanks again for the event! I enjoy doing it very much. And this reminds me I have to finish Wasteland 2.

I couldn't helps starting playing Forager before you posted the event, so I guess I can't participate with it, right?

Game Status
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Forager Done
The Shapeshifting Detective Done
Super Daryl Deluxe Done
Bear with Me - Collector's Edition Done
A Case of Distrust Done
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I was late to post the thread so if you started playing yesterday after the release of the new HB, it is all good.

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Last month i tried and failed. So I'm going to try again this month.

Game Humble Monthly Status
Road Redemption July 2019 Completed
Nex Machina December 2017 Completed
Mr. Shifty January 2018 Completed
Blasphemous December 2019 Completed
Rock of Ages II: Bigger & Boulder February 2019 Completed
Sniper Elite 4 September 2018 Completed
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I'm new to anything more complicated on this site than "enter giveaway from main page, activate key and say thanks" so please let me know if I mess up here. I'll be playing:

Broken Age has 1 minute idle, Kathy Rain 6 hours idled for cards but no achievements

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A new month, thanks CJ :)
I'll start with
1) Husk, Feb 2017, idled 5 hrs achievements
2) Abzu, Feb 2017, idled 2.7 hrs achievements very relaxing
3) The Turing Test, May 2017, idled 4.1 hrs achievements shades of Portal, good game
4) Inside, May 2017 achievements nice mechanics, weird story
5) Gonner, May 2017, idled 2.5 hrs achievements
6) Sherlock Holmes: the Devil's Daughter, July 2017, idled 7.6 hrs achievements I have always had trouble rubbing my tummy and patting my head at the same time. Mechanics in this game require the same bilateral control, very tricksy!

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Does it matter if I first launch a game this month? I've got a long list of Monthly games I've idled for cards but haven't actually played yet (yes, I'm that pathetic). The prize is really nice this month, I'd love to participate.

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Yep you can use idled games as long as there's no achievements unlocked.

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Awesome, thanks for finding the answer for me. I've tried looking through previous threads, but was apparently inattentive.

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No worries. :)

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I think I'll go with:

  • 11-11 Memories Retold (November 2019) idled for 5.5 hours - done - basically it's a typical Hollywood war blockbuster, manipulative and visually beautiful. Not a fan. I'm not saying it's a bad game - after all, one of the protagonists is voiced by Sebastian Koch, and we get to play as a kitty for a little bit; also liked the substory about a language barrier (although it has been done so much better in a Russian movie "The Cuckoo" about a Russian soldier, a Finnish sniper and a Lapp woman brought together during WW2).
  • Hacknet (December 2016) idled for 4.5 hours (not my cup of tea at all, added a replacement)
  • The Norwood Suite (February 2018) idled for 3.1 hours (music in this game is apparently very important to its authors, but it sounds like cacophony to me, can't play it, added another replacement)
  • Truberbrook (April 2020) idled for 5.7 hours - done - this German point-and-click promises a lot, but turns out to be pure mediocrity. It also features probably the most ridiculous and poorly written villain I've ever seen in games.
  • Tiny Echo (June 2017) idled for 3.5 hours - done - yet another tiny Samorost-like game that's defininely not a must-play, but still a very cozy, relaxing short experience.
  • The Darkside Detective (January 2019) idled for 4 hours - done - loved this pixelated point-and-click comedy (thanks for the event, this game somehow managed to slip under my radar). Humor might have been a bit all over the place, but often hilarious and almost never vulgar.
  • Beyond Eyes (November 2016) idled for 4.0 hours - done - unfortunately didn't really enjoy this one despite endearing pastel visuals and a curious concept (a little blind girl explores her surroundings while actually only being able to perceive what's literally next to her); I've spent maybe a third of the whole game wandering aimlessly being completely lost, and game ending was senselessly cruel to a player.
  • Eliza (February 2020) - done 1 2 - a decent enough VN
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Hey,
This is my first time stumbling upon this kind of challenge. I'm intrigued! And Wasteland 2 is one of my favorite games ever.

An hour ago, I just beat Vampyr (and it was really great).
I started on Sep. 2nd, I'm guessing it doesn't count because the "month" starts on the HB Monthly release date? Irregardless, I'm sure I have 6 other monthly games in my backlog

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Also, does Aviary Attorney count, if the game doesn't have any achievements available?

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I started on Sep. 2nd, I'm guessing it doesn't count because the "month" starts on the HB Monthly release date?

You are correct. It does not count for the purpose of this event.

Also, does Aviary Attorney count, if the game doesn't have any achievements available?

Yes it does so long as you can provide an achievement showing that you reached the end. Preferably one that I can look up on your Steam profile and not imgur.

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Cj, had a couple of questions, but didn't really want to spend two comment spots so I'll just do it above my list.

I was wondering if I could play Besiege as I have gotten one achievement and have 17 in game minutes at the moment. I can definitely redo the one or two tutorial levels if required, with some screenshots to show proof.

I'm planning to play through most of the monthlies in order going forward. I was wondering if I could log other monthlies that I am not eligible for such as Towerfall Ascension where I have already completed a couple of levels, as due to some family troubles I really couldn't play much last month for the challenge. I am planning to mark these as ineligible and only for logging purposes as I thought it would be fun.

Game Status
Forager Done
Legend of Grimrock II Playing
Lethal League In Queue
SanctuaryRPG: Black Edition In Queue, Screenshots
Lethal League Blaze In Queue
Saints Row IV In Queue
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I was wondering if I could play Besiege as I have gotten one achievement and have 17 in game minutes at the moment. I can definitely redo the one or two tutorial levels if required, with some screenshots to show proof.

Sorry but no. Once you have any amount of play time, it no longer qualifies. Makes my life easier to keep things simple, rather than make judgment calls on what is and is not okay.

I was wondering if I could log other monthlies that I am not eligible for such as Towerfall Ascension

You can do as you like, so long as you show that you have completed 6 eligible games during the event. There is no need to tell me which games you plan on playing beforehand; just a simple comment saying you are done with proof is good enough.

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Sounds good, thanks for letting me know. Note that SanctuaryRPG has game time that was idled for the cards and it has no achievements. should I also choose a replacement for this?

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Note that SanctuaryRPG has game time that was idled for the cards and it has no achievements. should I also choose a replacement for this?

Idled time is fine. Actually playing a part of the game beforehand is not. You are free to play this game for the event.

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just a doubt, most of the eligible games i've seen i own them on Epic, can i play them?
Steam seems to be easier to show a true eligible proof.

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just a doubt, most of the eligible games i've seen i own them on Epic, can i play them?

No. It has to be a Steam copy of the game.

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Thanks for another awesome event!

Game name and Monthly date Game progress Game Status
September 2016 - Epistory - Typing Chronicles Achievements 49/55 Beaten
November 2016 - Beyond Eyes Achievements 10/10 Completed
November 2017 - Emily is Away Too Achievements 21/21 Completed
December 2017 - The Sexy Brutale Achievements 18/18 Completed
April 2019 - She Remembered Caterpillars Ahievements 12/13 Beaten
July 2019 - NAIRI: Tower of Shirin Achievements 20/20 Completed
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Nice bunch for this month! I've played and enjoyed 4 of them, just not Emily is Away or Sexy Brutale.

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Thanks, I've played the free version of Emily is away, it was alright and I've heard a lot of positive stuff about Sexy Brutale, but I'll see for myself soon.

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I think The Sexy Brutale is great, nice puzzler with a good story. Emily Is Away Too is alright if you liked Emily Is Away (which is free btw), fairly well done nostalgia of messaging in the 90s-early 2000s.

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boy oh boy, it's the seventh MinM already? time really flies...
I'm so glad this keeps going on, I took part in the very first one and it was really fun :D
too bad I couldn't participate after that, but maybe someday I'll be able to find more time to better thin out my backlog and take the challenge again ;)

ps: yep, this is bump :P

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Okay then, here I go. Not sure about all the games yet but I'm playing already so I'll add as I go
(ETA: I'll never make it if I keep loving the games so much!)

Game Status Playtime Achievements
Through the Darkest of Times (August 2020) Finished 67h (HLTB 8h) 51/56
60 Parsecs! (July 2019) Finished 14h (HLTB 2h) 40/40
Tiny Echo (June 2017) Finished 97mn (HLTB 90mn) 6/6
Eliza (February 2020) Finished 10h (HLTB 5h) 1/1
Dungeon of the Endless - CE (June 2016) Completed (HLTB 7h) 24/33
Silence (November 2017) Finished 6+h (HLTB 5h30) 28/46
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Whoops, thanks.
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Kids can now apply to supermarkets on tiktok these days.

What has the world become?

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