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Weeklog for Week 1: January 01 to January 07


What a satisfying way to start the year -- with a Monday. Imagine if every year would be like that.

Still on vacation. This impressive list of played games is what I achieve when I have a vacation!


Libraries, programming, etc


  • Cursed to Golf: a little golfing game, made with lots of love. This would've been nice on the SNES. Problem is: I don't actually like golf games. 4/10
  • Snakebird: A puzzle game, again. I get tired of the same puzzle type very quickly, so... The polish is amazing, though, and as a game developer myself I'm surprised that it's so very well-made. 5/10
  • Dorfromantik
  • Flight Simulator 2020: why is this downloading its 130 GB package at 2 Mb/s?! Well, once it has downloaded itself, it is exactly as you'd expect it: slightly wonky in the menus and controls (eg. you can open the menu with a controller, but you can then not interact with the mouse), but very stable and beautiful in the game.
  • Inscryption: I don't know what to say about this game. If you like deck builders, you have to play it. Not only because it is a great deck-builder with an interesting environment/metagame, but also because once you've unlocked that "New Game" in the main menu, the metagame really starts and it becomes a whole new deck builder. I don't usually like card-driven games, but this one I'll make an exception for. 7.6/10
  • Pony Island: If meta were a game, this would be it. The game sections aren't very interesting, though. 7/10
  • Hardspace: Shipbreaker: a relaxing spaceship salvaging game. The worldbuilding is great! However, I can already see that they're going to add a stressing time-based component to it and that slightly turns me off. 8.5/10
  • Tchia: Recommended by some people, I've had this in my backlog. It really is as cute and nice as expected, even though there is a lot of handholding in the beginning. Once it opens up, it is really, really nice. Cute, and warm and just great. 9.5/10

Board games

  • Red7: I won the championship again.
  • Alhambra
  • Sechs nimmt


  • Boboti
  • Käsespätzle
  • Bratapfel-Eis
  • Mandarinen-Eis
  • Zimtlikör

Other media

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