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Hello and welcome 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: Control Ultimate Edition

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 December 4th 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 that daylight savings is bullshit

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 :)
Thanks again, CJ xx

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I'll try this month.

  • Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice
  • GRIS - [Beaten]
  • Orwell - [Beaten]
  • The Shapeshifting Detective
  • State of Mind
  • Aegis Defenders
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Ugh I'd love to enter but I've got a busy month ahead ><

I'll see what I can find that I may be able to complete.

For now... bump ^.^

2 weeks ago
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thanks again for offering another awesome game this month, i always look forward to seeing which game will be given away next. though i technically don't own control, i'm gonna sit out this month anyway because i do have it via steam family share, and already 100%'d it. i hope whoever ends up winning it enjoys it as much as i did. awesome story, graphics, gameplay.. this game has it all.
also, yeah, fuck daylights saving time.

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Thanks for the offer mate! I will definitely try to complete the games I've got :)

btw do i have to list the games i'll play? if yes then i'll edit that in later! BUMP!!

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You do not have to list the games in advance

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I'll try my best. Thanks for doing this.
List of games I'm considering:

Getting Over It with Bennett Foddy
Tiny Echo
Overgrowth
Finding Paradise
Silence
Call of Cthulu

What I actually ended up playing:

Game Status
Tiny Echo Beaten
Overgrowth Beaten
Call of Cthulu Beaten
The Suicide of Rachel Foster Beaten
Getting Over It with Bennett Foddy unfinished
Silence unfinished
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Control is gorgeous. And any game with photo mode is a goty from me :3
35 hours to 100%

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I shall try this month! Will choose 6 from:

Game Monthly Status
Little Misfortune November 2020 Completed
The Shapeshifting Detective September 2020 Beaten
A Case of Distrust August 2020 Completed
We Were Here Together August 2020 Playing
NEOVERSE May 2020 Beaten / Screenshot

The Stillness of the Wind - Abandoned

Yoku's Island Express
Tsioque
Smile For Me
11-11 Memories Retold

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We'll see how I go this month. A few slightly longer games I want to play, so I'll see if I can get them done. I have a few smaller ones to change to if I run out of time..

Game Monthly Status Other
TSIOQUE November 2020 Complete .
Little Misfortune November 2020 Complete .
Tomb Raider January 2018 Beaten 4.8 hours idled
Rise of the Tomb Raider October 2017 & September 2018 Beaten Screenshots
Life is Strange February 2018 Unplayed .
Ken Follett's The Pillars of the Earth June 2018 Unplayed .
Total 3/6

Short Backup games: The Shapeshifting Detective, The Stillness of the Wind, Last Day of June, Planet Alpha, Tacoma

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I'm very much invested in this LOL

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Haha we shall see how it goes!! Couple of short ones down. See if I can play the longer ones...

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I'm cheering from the sidelines :3

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Definitely have to do this month too. Thank you cj.

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Game Progress Status
Tsioque 31/31 Completed
Smile For Me 24/24 Completed
Little Misfortune 35/35 Completed
The Shapeshifting Detective 21/21 Completed
Supraland 60/98 "Completed" (don't own DLC)
The Magic Circle 11/14 Beaten
[Bonus] Black Mesa 0/50 Unplayed
Totals: 182/273 6/7 Beaten so far

Tsioque beaten Cute little P&C. Short, simple, and sweet.
Smile for Me beaten. Weird First-person... P&C game.
Little Misfortune beaten. Cute, slightly crude and disturbing (given the protagonist) with a couple of funny parts.
The Shapeshifting Detective beaten. Didn't enjoy it as much as Late Shift; it was still very interesting, but played out more like Her Story.
Supraland is great! XD puzzle-platformer-collectathon, with some metroidvania elements. The PAID DLC has achievements. grr.
EDIT: Dropped Wuppo as I wasn't enjoying it. Gonna give The Magic Circle a spin instead.
The Magic Circle beaten. Ugh, glad that's over, there were some great parts to the game, but overall it was just really lame. The game mechanics ("hacking" objects and creatures to accomplish objectives) was cool, but the story (megalomaniac and a failed game)... ugh.
Welp, time to revisit Half-Life! Hopefully my nostalgia-coloured glasses don't disappoint me :)

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  1. Figment
  2. Late Shift
  3. Tacoma
  4. Truberbrook
  5. Vampire: The Masquerade - Coteries of New York
  6. Vampyr
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This month had a few games I really wanted, so I will try mostly these

Kimmy
Little Misfortune
Smile For Me
TSIOQUE
Vampire: The Masquerade - Coteries of New York
Yakuza Kiwami 2

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Thank you so much for the giveaway

This month, I will try:

  • aegis defender (completed)
  • call of cthulhu (dropped due to motion sickness)
  • yakuza kiwami (completed)
  • yakuza kiwami 2
  • do not feed the monkey (completed)
  • gris
  • evoland 1 (completed)
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I have never done a challenge like this, so I'm gonna start with some short games to try it out:

Game Monthly Status Achievements
Lightmatter October 2020 Finished 10/23
Little Misfortune November 2020 Finished 26/35
Tsioque November 2020 Finished 26/31
The Suicide of Rachel Foster October 2020 Finished 10/11
A Case of Distrust August 2020 Finished 8/10
Youropa November 2020 Finished 8/14

Question: Can I switch one or more of these games later, if I find out that the game isn't fun or if I get stuck?

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yep, it's all good, though you've picked a bunch of reasonable games so you should be fine anyway :)
Youropa will probably be the most challenging of that bunch, but I really had fun with it!
Tsioque less than 4hrs long, Lightmatter <6, Rachel <5, Youropa <10 (haven't played the other two, yet, but look less than 5hrs each)

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Aww yes, I'm so in. Games to be decided as the month passes by. Thank you, Cj!

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Game Status Review
A Case of Distrust Beaten Bland
Last Day of June Beaten A chore to play, terrible ending
Moon Huners Finished Love this, finished one three runs. There will be more!

Ditched games:
Poi: atrocious controls, boring worlds, fickely gameplay and simplified graphics. I couldn't bare finishing it.

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Yay, Control! Not sure if I can make it this month, but I'm gonna try :)

Game Monthly Status Playtime Achievements
Catherine Classic September 2020 Unfinished 6.1h 6/50 achievements
Yakuza Kiwami 2 November 2020 Unplayed 0h 0/59 achievements
Forager September 2020 Finished 33.8h 77/103 achievements
Call of Cthulhu August 2020 Unplayed 0h 0/49 achievements
The Suicide of Rachel Foster October 2020 Unfinished 1.2h 1/11 achievements
Sundered: Eldritch Edition January 2019 Unfinished 17.2h 8/20 achievements
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I was going to find 6 games to play anyway. It's a monthly ritual now ;)

I probably will be playing

Game Monthly Status Playtime Achievements
Wandersong May 2019 Unplayed 0 / HLTB (9h) 0/75
Cook Serve Delicious! 2 June 2018 Completed 176h / HLTB (24h) 45/45
Jotun January 207 Beaten 16h / HLTB (5h) 21/36
The Pillars of the Earth June 2018 Unplayed 0 / HLTB (16h) 0/41
Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter June 2017 Unplayed 0 / HLTB (10h) 0/25
One Piece: Burning Blood August 2017 Unplayed 0 / HLTB (5h) 0/50
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Jotun OMGGGzz
I too played it this month, it is a 100% flashback to the ragequits of my childhood. 21 achievements tho -- you impress! My seven are probably the bare minimum to finish the game...

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Yeaaaaah I worked hard at that one and I really wanted to 100% it but I got my ass handed to me way too many times with the timer achievements lol
I'll keep working on it though. And keep ragequitting lol
Hey you managed the main achievements, it's no slack! The game is much harder than I thought!

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The game is much harder than I thought!

Haha, I know. Once again fooled by HLTB. "5 hours? I can do that!" 16 hours later: "Why won't this $%&er die!?!?"

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LMAO Pretty much yeah. I don't know where HLTB gets their stats but I suspect 'trainers' are involved

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Let's give it a shot

Game Status Achievements
A Case of Distrust Finished 10/10
TSIOQUE Finished 31/31
Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter Finished 25/25
The Adventure Pals Finished 29/31
Ryse: Son of Rome Finished 27/73
The King's Bird Finished 7/13
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Excited to Participate again

1) Call of Cthullu-- Played-- fight destiny
2) Horace-- Played-- game over
3) Red Faction Guerilla Re-Mars-tered- played-- Red Dawn
4) Night Call--Played-- L'Ange de la Mort, Le Marchand de Sable, Le Juge
5) Grim Fandango Remastered
6) Dropsy?-- Played-- the longest hug

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Have fun with Little Misfortune! I hope you like it :3

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oh message deleted above. didnt understand it anyway
I'm sure I will, gotta buy it 1st though! 1 of my entries was actually suppose to be a different game but it took forever to download that I completely forgot about retrying

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Ah, I thought you already have it :3 Well either way - I hope it's fun.
What was that other game which couldn't download?

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state of mind was gonna be it but it was taking so long to start installing that i gave up because i was wanting to play my games. Completely forgot about it until I saw the deleted message above and by that point I just didnt care enough to get rid of 1

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I'll be playing at least 6 of these to completion! Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy out there :3
Automachef
Dead Island Definitive Edition
Vampire: The Masquerade - Coteries of New York
The Stillness of the Wind - Completed Screenshot/Final Scene Before Credits
The Hex
Okami HD
Night Call

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Ok third's time a charm, last time I was really close this time I'll finish them on time!

Game Part of: Status
Project Warlock February 2020 Choice Beaten and almost completed!
Maize June 2017 Monthly Beaten!
GRIS April 2020 Choice Unfinished
Volume February 2016 Monthly Unfinished
Lightmatter October 2020 Choice Unfinished
Stories Untold September 2017 Monthly Beaten and Completed!
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Ohh. GRIS was so good! Have fun.

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Cheers for still doing this. I participated once for Persona 4 Golden, this is my second time :P

Game Status
Paradigm Finished (Proof: Koniec achievement)
Book of Demons Finished (Proof: All hail the new king achievement)
American Fugitive Finished (Proof: Redemption achievement)
Figment Finished (Proof: Coming Back to the Surface achievement)
She Remembered Caterpillars Unplayed
Whispers of a Machine Unplayed
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Hi, you'll need to your viewable achievement pages, should look more like this:
https://steamcommunity.com/id/_yournamehere_/stats/appid/600370

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Hi,

Yeah, my bad. I noticed the mistake but delayed updating until my next game addition. Thanks for reminding me, edited!

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