Steam Sale Fall/Winter

As you’ll recall I was doing some picture posts featuring two games from my Steam Library. Part of this was I wanted to actually look at some of the games I owned already, but I also wanted to get an idea of what kinds of games I might be interested in playing, aside from the ever appealing Burning Crusade, Classic edition.

I have a favored price point in these Steam sales. Ideally I can snare something for $10.00 or less, the less the better 🙂 There is a next level goal of something I’d really like dropping under $20.00. It’s exceedingly rare for me to go over that. I’d have purchased the game new if I wanted it that much, in general.

So much for my cheapo ways.

In the Fall Sale I purchased Nancy Drew and the Secret of the Old Clock, as I like the Nancy Drew Games, and can always call in the Puzzle Police, aka my spouse.

Also Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor because I vaguely recall seeing my son playing it, and it looked surprisingly interesting. My son recommended I get the sequel instead, which he says was better. I have to start at the beginning of a story, though. I meant to have played it a bit before the Winter Sale, but I didn’t get around to it.

To The Moon. This is part of an odd little trilogy. The stories don’t seem as connected story wise as a trilogy would normally be, and I liked the premise which reminded me of something Ray Bradbury would have written.

In that dicey higher priced range I purchased Jedi Fallen Order. I think I’m in the mood for a Star Wars Game. I’ve considered this one the last few sales, and that price point sealed the deal.

I compiled a fun list of possibles from the Winter Sale:

Halo the Master Chief Collection

Death’s Door

Middle Earth Shadow of War

The Forgotten City

Agatha Christie Poirot The First Cases

Sam and Max Beyond Space and Time



Beyond A Steel Sky

Little Nightmares 2

Psychonauts 2

Nancy Drew Ghost of Thornton Hall

Nancy Drew The Curse of Blackmoore Manor

Tandem a Tale Of Shadows

Syberia the World Before

Watch Over Christmas

Fallout 3 Game of the Year Ed

And the winners were:

Fallout 3 Game of the Year Ed (I had it on cd but not useable anymore.)

Nancy Drew and The Curse of Blackmoore Manor (I’m going to get them all. I did some reading on which were the best, and why. This was my top choice. I’m a fan of the CW Nancy Drew, and am going to read the first five books in the series, for the first time ever this year. Nancy Nancy, Nancy.)

Middle Earth Shadow of War Definitive ed. 8.99 what’s not to like though I hadn’t finished the first or looked at it, even. They’re mine, now, muahahaha)

Halo The Master Chief Collection Had the cd, didn’t get into it. It does seem like one I’d enjoy, so off we go.

I should be good till the summer sale.

The Steam Sale: Bad Influences

I usually have a nice list of possible games to purchase in the Steam sales but not this time. I searched the Mystery, Action/Adventure and RPG categories as I do, but nothing appealed enough to purchase. Going into the last day before the sale ended, my only purchase was Mass Effect Legendary Edition.

Bad Influences=my gaming son. I thought you were interested in Horizon Zero Dawn? You’d like that. Added to pile, check.

You should try Final Fantasy Online! It’s a classic fantasy. There are dragons, quests, really good dungeons and a dungeon finder! Also…fishing! Housing! All the expansions for one low price! A Main Story that levels you up fast. This kid can make things sound so good. Happiness making! Added to pile, check.

One small game that did keep popping up while I was looking around was Little Nightmares II. I bought Little Nightmares 1 for a much smaller price to see if I liked the game play. Added to pile, check.

Of these, I’ve only looked briefly at Final Fantasy, very briefly. It was super hard to create a character, as most servers, including the one my son was on were not accepting new characters.

I will give that it’s own post.

Now Where Did I Put My Steam Sale Wish List?

I haven’t played or even tried out all the games I purchased during the Steam Winter Sale.  I had a really good list of things to look for next time.  Next time is here!  I’m ready to acquire some new items for my Game Library.

Casually looking this morning, I’m thinking Outer Wilds looks good as a new consideration.  There’s also a whole Mystery Category with 98 pages of games.  I’m sure I’ll find things there.   I’m in the mood also for Action /Adventure and Science Fiction.

There we go…from December’s list:

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy

Bioshock 2 Remastered

Day of the Tentacle Remastered



I shall report back from the depths of Sale Frenzy.

Now Downloading…Pillars of Eternity

Although it’s hard to get my head out of the Galaxy, I grabbed Pillars of Eternity from the Steam sale this morning .   I didn’t see anything else interesting there or on the GOG sale, thank heavens, since I was in the mood to BUY.

I like the snippets on my blog roll so you can see what the post is about and you get a feel for these sort of shifts in mood that seem to go through the blogosphere.

Not long ago, everyone was burned out and didn’t feel like playing. Now there is excitement for new things to come and for old things revisited.

As always, it is a good time to be a gamer.