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    Poll Help Me pick me next game from my Steam backlog (201 votes)

    Amnesia: The Dark Decent 8%
    Anodyne 1%
    Binary Domain 18%
    Bit.Trip.Runner 1%
    Blackguards/Blackguards 2 0%
    Braid 13%
    Cave Story + 9%
    Closure 0%
    Condemned 8%
    Contagion 0%
    Deperados 0%
    Dustforce 1%
    Freedom Force/Freedom Force vs The 3rd Reich 3%
    Freedom Planet 1%
    FTL 25%
    Gone Home 17%
    Gratuitous Space Battles 0%
    Incredipede 0%
    Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet 3%
    Iron Brigade 5%
    Jet Set Radio 4%
    Lone Survivor 2%
    Mercenary Kings 1%
    Nilhumbra 0%
    Organ Trail 1%
    Psychonauts 13%
    Red Faction: Armageddon 2%
    Renegade Ops 5%
    Risen/Risen 2 2%
    Rochard 0%
    Saints Row 2/Saints Row: The Third 19%
    Shadowrun: Dragonfall/Boston Lockdown 6%
    Shatter 3%
    Spelunky 12%
    Superbrothers 2%
    The Bards Tale 0%
    Skyrim 22%
    The Fall 14%
    Ticket to Ride 0%
    Tochlight 2 8%
    Wizorb 4%

    I, like many, have an insane amount of games on Steam I haven't played, so help me decide which game I should play next

    (NOTE: These are the game the I have yet to start)

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    Give FTL a shot. You'll quickly see what it's all about and see if it's the type of game you want to sink a bunch of time into, if not you can see what there is to see in a couple runs.

    Psychonauts is probably the greatest video game ever created.

    Wait until they release the fancy version of Skyrim before you get into it.

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    Voted for Condemned since its pretty cool thriller/horror FPP brawler. It's not to long and has some intense moment and I remember it really fondly.

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    Surprised to see Shatter on your list. That game has some fucking music.

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    Avoid Shadowrun Chronicles - Boston Lockdown; it's not good. Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director's Cut however, is one of the best CRPGs ever made.

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    Play Braid. It is still the best puzzle platformer.

    Psychonauts is also a must play

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    Spelunky is one of the best games around and shouldn't be missed. Honorable mention for Torchlight 2, I love that game. I really should play through it again.

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    That's a lot to pick from. I'd go with Braid, Renegade Ops, or Iron Brigade if you're looking for something relatively quick. Skyrim or Saints Row if you want to play something a little bigger/longer.

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    #8  Edited By HexyVexy

    Cave Story is my all time favourite game of all time, I cannot endorse it enough.

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    #9  Edited By ProfessorEss

    Hit Twisted Planet it sat in my backlog forever and when I finally got around to playing it, it was a blast. Plus it's pretty short so you can hit the next one soon after.

    And for said soon after I recommend checking out Freedom Force. SOOO good.

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    #10  Edited By kcin

    I have 100%'d Saints Row 2 three times in co-op.

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    I figured you may want to start aggressively slashing away at your backlog. So I picked the short games on your list. Ones you can easily play and finish within a day.

    Such as: Gone Home, The Fall, Renegade Ops, Braid, etc.

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    I vote Condemned underrated game great combat and atomphere I just wish the second game was on Steam and I wish they made a third one.

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    #13  Edited By CountDeDeDe

    If you like open world games, skip Saints Row 2 and go straight to The Third. The story is not that important, the game's prolog kinda gives you a idea of it.

    And, of course, its the REAL Game of the Year 2011, no matter what people tell you.

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    You own Skyrim, but have not played it?

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    Saints Row: The Third.

    Only answer. What are you doing right now that you aren't playing it.

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    I voted Iron Brigade because it won't win.

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    My approach when I try to catch up with backlog is to bang out a few really short games before diving into something like skyrim. So something like The Fall and Braid can be taken care of quickly.

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    Braid won't take you too long to play through and is well worth it.

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    @fossas said:

    Saints Row: The Third.

    Only answer. What are you doing right now that you aren't playing it.

    Thiiiiis. Right now. You can try SR2, if you like, but you may or may not even be able to play it. The PC port is some garbage. I could never get it to run well even after trying all the fixes I could find.

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    Condemned and it's sequel were two of my favorite games on the 360. If you like horror, or beating the shit out of homeless people with 2x4s, play that.

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    #21  Edited By flasaltine

    I'd do all of the story based games first. FTL isn't an item that should be on a backlog and I don't know why people voted for it. It is something that you can play for an hour here or there whenever you feel like it. A lot of other games on your list are like that too, such as Spelunky, Dustforce, and Bit Trip Runner. I'd go with Gone Home first. That thing is like two hours and you can cross it off quickly. Then I would do Braid because that is probably the best game on your list anyway. Then do whatever people voted.

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    Freedom Planet really surprised me by how well made it was. Best Sonic game for a decade or so!

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    I voted Cave Story because it's an amazing platformer/shooter.

    Psychonauts is also a game you should really play..

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    BINARY DOMAIN!

    BIG BOOO!

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    FTL is kinda a weird one to recommend as a game to "play through". That game can be as long or as short as you want. You can beat that game (see to the ending) in a relatively short amount of time, but do you want to try again after beating it? Increase the difficulty? Try a different ship layout?

    Ticket to Ride is just a video game adaptation of a board game. I dunno how or why you'd play that outside of playing with friends on a game night or something.

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    I voted for Braid, you can knock it out super quick and get your next game.

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    Psychonuts or ftl. I go back to those all the time.

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    Gone Home is pretty short (about two hours) so I would probably recommend that one first. I also really liked it so it's a bit easy for me to recommend too.

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    #29  Edited By ajamafalous

    Just as a heads up: the Saints Row 2 PC port is, like, beyond busted at this point, so maybe boot that one up for 5-10 minutes one day and even see if it works for you; you might get to cross that one off the list for free.

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    Condemned cause more people should play that game

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    @nightriff said:

    BINARY DOMAIN!

    BIG BOOO!

    HOLLER IF YER DEAD!

    I just got done playing this, it was real good.

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    #32  Edited By gogosox82

    I voted for Gone Home. Its a good experience and its only an hour long or so. Easy one to knock out and move onto the next one.

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