It's 2024, the beginning of a new year, and you know what? I'm gonna finally get my gaming life in order: Tackle my backlog, tame my cluttered library, and be free from my hoard of unfinished games.
Stop laughing at me.
I know you've heard it all before—from yourself, your loved ones, or your friend who buys way too many bundles and $1 Steam sale steals. We all say we're gonna tackle our backlog, and do we? Hell no. It's an unruly mess, a beacon of guilt, a huge-ass timesink. I'm guilty of it too; I've lost count of how many times I've installed games, proclaimed that today is the day I'm finally going to play it… and then I uninstall it two months later, still as untouched as it was the day it took up 60GB on my hard drive.
But I'm determined. This year, I'm gonna be different. It's the year of new and improved Mollie, a person who finishes their damn videogames, no longer shackled by a virtual logjam that grows every year, mocking my lack of commitment for anything. At least, I'm gonna actually try for once.
I've gotten to…