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Post by kbeau73 on Mon Jul 11, 2016 8:58 am

So I basically got talked into doing a bean dive and I've got to say, it feels pretty good getting some of these on my card. I also discovered that I enjoyed the game Dungeon Siege III. I'm probably 40% into my dive but there are definitely some games in there that I'll look forward to playing. I'm 32 games in and I've lost about 3.45 on my completion percentage. I'm thinking I'll have somewhere between 70-90 games dived. Percentage wise I'm thinking I'll lose close to 10. Once this has been completed I'm going to focus on a small handfull of games when I'm not playing co-op. Hopefully I'll have even more games in common with some of you. =)

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Post by Ms Dudette on Mon Jul 11, 2016 6:27 pm

gotta love the enthusiasm
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Post by kbeau73 on Tue Jul 12, 2016 9:26 am

@Ms Dudette wrote:gotta love the enthusiasm

Not sure if that was supposed to come off as sarcastic or honest but I've got to admit, I actually am excited because there are some games I've had for eons but never started and some of them are actually quite good. :p

Dark Souls was one of those games that I probably wouldn't have played if I wasn't involved in the Random To Do List on AH.

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Post by JohnPicklewilly on Tue Jul 12, 2016 9:32 am

I started my Bean Dive a few days ago. I dived 31 games so far. My completion percentage has gone down 4.03 points. I decided to do a Bean Dive because I wanted my stats to be more accurate by including all my games.

I hope to dive 47 games total. I added two since my Dive started. Only 16 more to go!

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Post by kbeau73 on Tue Jul 12, 2016 10:41 am

@JohnPicklewilly wrote:I started my Bean Dive a few days ago.  I dived 31 games so far.  My completion percentage has gone down 4.03 points.  I decided to do a Bean Dive because I wanted my stats to be more accurate by including all my games.

I hope to dive 47 games total.  I added two since my Dive started.  Only 16 more to go!

I think I'm going to have more than I thought... I initially thought I'd have 65 due to my list but when I went through my physical copies, it seems like I've got more than I thought. I think there are still some other games in the entertainment center that I still haven't dug out.

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Post by JohnPicklewilly on Tue Jul 12, 2016 10:50 am

@kbeau73 wrote:I think I'm going to have more than I thought... I initially thought I'd have 65 due to my list but when I went through my physical copies, it seems like I've got more than I thought. I think there are still some other games in the entertainment center that I still haven't dug out.

I think you're backlog is going to make my backlog look rather small. Smile

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Post by Ms Dudette on Tue Jul 12, 2016 1:58 pm

I was not going for sarcasm...sry if you thought so
I think its great
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Post by JohnPicklewilly on Wed Jul 13, 2016 9:54 am

Two things I discovered while doing this Bean Dive:

  • I have some games I'm REALLY looking forward to playing.
  • Looking at all these new games I have to play, Gears of War is getting stale.

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Post by kbeau73 on Wed Jul 13, 2016 10:05 am

I hear you on the looking forward to playing thing...

I was feeling a bit burnt out on the Gears thing but since we're so close, I keep wanting to push through. But that's my slight OCD taking over. :p

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Post by JohnPicklewilly on Thu Jul 14, 2016 10:50 am

I'm pushing on with my Bean Dive. I dived 35 games so far. There are twelve more I want to dive. Sadly, it looks like I'll have to play each of them for a few hours before I'll get an achievement to pop. I'll keep working at it!

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Post by kbeau73 on Thu Jul 14, 2016 12:03 pm

Yeah, luckily I don't believe any of them are going to be long grinds but I do have some Kinect titles which may or may not take some time. I think I'm going to be pushing somewhere around 90 or so titles.

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Post by JohnPicklewilly on Wed Jul 20, 2016 7:19 am

How goes your Bean Dive? I have eight games to complete my dive. I'm slowly but surely getting there.

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Post by kbeau73 on Wed Jul 20, 2016 10:00 am

@JohnPicklewilly wrote:How goes your Bean Dive?  I have eight games to complete my dive.  I'm slowly but surely getting there.

I was able to dive a couple of games last night. I'm basically on the "T" for my digitally downloaded games.

Off the top of my head I still have to dive the following games...

Xbox 360
TMNT Training Lair
Thief
Blue Dragon
a Burger King game
Turning Point
Wreckateer
Xcom: Enemy Within

Xbox One
Styx
Strike Suit Zero
D4: Dark Dreams Dont Die
Child of Light
Castlestorm (maybe)
Massive Chalice
So Many Me
Metal Gear Solid V
How To Survive
Pnuema
Knight Squad
Zheroes
Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishements
Lords of the Fallen
Sunset Overdrive
Defense Grid 2
Costume Quest 2
Goat Simulator
The Crew
The Banner Saga 2
Tumblestone
APB Reloaded
Battlefield Hardline
Beyond Eyes
Borderlands The Pre Sequel
Call of Duty Ghosts
Dragon Age: Inquisition
Gears of War Ultimate Edition
Gems of War
Hawken
LA Cops
Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris
Need For Speed
Pool Nation FX
Roblox
Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell
Smite
Sniper Elite 3
Sunset Overdrive
Unravel
Warframe
Shadows of Mordor
Stick It To The Man

There might be another couple but I'm not totally sure. After doing this dive I think I've determined that I will not be buying another game forever. :p

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Post by JohnPicklewilly on Wed Jul 20, 2016 10:20 am

WOW! Fifty more games. You might be older than me by the time you finish all these games!

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Post by kbeau73 on Wed Jul 20, 2016 10:21 am

To be honest I thought about cutting it off at 100 games but then thought that the whole completion % wouldn't really mean much if I didn't have all my games on my card.

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Post by JohnPicklewilly on Wed Jul 20, 2016 11:51 am

@kbeau73 wrote:To be honest I thought about cutting it off at 100 games but then thought that the whole completion % wouldn't really mean much if I didn't have all my games on my card.

I agree! You can accomplish the goal (getting all your games on your card and included in your stats) slowly over time. I have eight more games to add to my card. Some of them will require some time commitment to unlock an achievement. It might take me a couple weeks to accomplish that.

You set your own pace. Set a goal to do one a day. That will keep your streak going as well. Wink

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Post by kbeau73 on Wed Jul 20, 2016 12:35 pm

The issue is that there are some games I'd like to play now... not in awhile. lol I haven't done much research on how long it'll take me for each game but I'm hoping there are a lot of tutorial levels. Razz

I also hope we can get back to RE 5 soon! Smile

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Post by JohnPicklewilly on Wed Jul 20, 2016 12:37 pm

I'm planning on playing this evening. We could spin up some RE5 if you like.

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Post by kbeau73 on Wed Jul 20, 2016 1:02 pm

I believe I will be on this evening so that could be arranged. Maybe once we finish this game off we set our sights on something like Saints Row?

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Post by JohnPicklewilly on Wed Jul 20, 2016 1:15 pm

That would be awesome. We can continue to work on our Bean Dives AND do some co-op gaming also. It's important that we mix in some fun along with the "chores". For example, this evening, the first thing I will do is unlock an easy achievement to keep my streak going. Should take 15 minutes or so. Then, if you're online, I'll hit you up for some RE5. If you're not on yet, I'll work on my Bean Dive until you're on.

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Post by kbeau73 on Wed Jul 20, 2016 2:24 pm

I was going to say the same thing.. I'd like to unlock an achievement first unless I'm on at around 8pm. If so, I'm sure we'll unlock something during our RE5 run. I just don't want to get on at like 9 and then done by 11 and have to scavenge for an easy achievement for my bean dive.

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Post by kbeau73 on Mon Aug 01, 2016 10:31 am

Almost done with the good old Bean Dive...
Sunset Overdrive
Styx: Master of Shadows
Middle Earth: Shadows of Mordor
Warframe
Blue Dragon
Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments
Thief
Tomb Raider DE
maybe a couple others but I think that will do it.

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Post by JohnPicklewilly on Mon Aug 01, 2016 10:45 am

Almost there! I found Sunset Overdrive to be quite fun.

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Post by kbeau73 on Mon Aug 01, 2016 10:53 am

I'm very eager to give that one a try. I just want to get back to our sessions working on whatever we want. I'm definitely wanting to work on RE5 DLC Smile

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Post by JohnPicklewilly on Mon Aug 01, 2016 11:50 am

I'm anxious to get back to that one as well. Professional difficulty should be a good challenge.

I get the impression that this Bean Dive has been an eye opening experience for you. affraid

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