Overview of (blog) life in June 2018

June 2018 was packed full of gaming-related stories and even surpassed the quota of daily blogging.

Unfortunately the new job that started mid-April already ended at the end of May due to a temporary contract. Of course this didn’t only mean looking for another, but also having a bit more free time to to watch/play/write. Always seeing the positive side of things… which would explain why there were more and longer blog posts in June. Still the overviews obviously didn’t include as many TV show or movie reviews, as these still referred to the full-time/no-time month of May.

Overview of (blog) life in May 2018
Amazon Prime Video watchlist: May 2018
Netflix watchlist: May 2018
New additions to the media collection in May 2018

Covering every new game release was nearly impossible, so I just selected the most interesting or unique titles. This was a difficult choice, as I’m still trying to do this now, too:

Cultist Simulator
Detective Gallo
FAR: Lone Sails
Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn
Unforeseen Incidents

GOG also released some very cool titles, the last of the Monkey Island games being a pleasant surprise I wished for but didn’t know if it would happen:

Battlestar Galactica Deadlock
Escape from Monkey Island
The King of Fighters ’98 Ultimate Match Final Edition+The King of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Match
XCOM: Enemy Unknown Complete Pack

Adding new games either via GOG Connect or the #SUMMERGAMING sale made the list of games to play/review even longer.

If one didn’t want to spend any money, there were plenty of opportunities to receive free games as well:

Amazon/Twitch Prime free games in June 2018
GOG free game “Xenonauts”
GOG free game “Ziggurat”
Humble Bundle free game “Shadowrun Returns Deluxe”

Having more time also meant finally going through new and old review copies alike. So unlike the previous months when I only managed to write about up to four games, I almost doubled the number this time:

Disney’s Aladdin
Disney’s The Jungle Book
Disney’s The Lion King
Homeworld: Remastered Collection
Homeworld: Emergence
Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak

Game soundtrack reviews were also a new way of making this blog more varied, and of course there’s an infinite number of titles I could go through, so the best thing was to start with two for which I already reviewed the games themselves:

Homeworld 1+2: Remastered Collection
Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak

Last but not least a very big event suddenly showed up relatively close to where I live, which again made me realize how great it is to get outside and meet like-minded people/gamers in addition to those who do the hard development/PR work:

Upcoming gaming events: “Pokemon GO Safari Zone in Dortmund, Germany”

So all in all, it might not have been the best month for paid work, but as writing for this blog hasn’t only been a distraction, but a way to add to my portfolio of writing I can use for applications and which will hopefully give me the opportunity to get in touch with more people of the gaming or other entertainment industry. Who knows? Before anything of this happens, let’s just have another productive month of blogging!

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About nufafitc

Being an avid gamer, cinemaniac, and bookworm in addition to other things the internet and new media present, I'm also very much into DIY music, rock and pop in particular. Writing short or longer pieces about anything that interests me has always made me happy. As both an editor for German website "Adventure-Treff" and UK website "Future Sack", I like to write reviews and news about recent developments in the movies, games and book industry.
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