Category: Gaming Life

Beating my gaming backlog - part 1

Beating my Gaming Backlog – Part 1

The gaming backlog has been the subject of many of my previous blog posts and Instagram posts. This topic always raises some interesting discussions such as how many games are in my backlog and what are my goals for playing through my gaming backlog.

6 best benefits of playing video games

6 Best Benefits of Playing Video Games – Infographic

Playing video games is such a great hobby that it turns out has many benefits. Not only benefits to your mental health and well being, but to your physical health also. You might not think you are doing yourself any good sitting down to a session of Horizon Zero Dawn...

11 Tips for collecting video games on a budget

11 Tips for collecting video games on a budget

Introduction – Collecting Video Games I am always looking for ways to try and save money with my gaming and collecting. I’m not exactly rolling in the money at the moment I’ll be honest. That doesn’t mean I can’t enjoy collecting video games on a budget. Over the last year...

How to track your game collection for free

How to track your game collection for free

Introduction Since starting this blog, I have been more actively building up my collection of video games. It has been great fun to do overall but something I am continually questioning is the best way to manage my game collection. I recently revamped how I manage my game collection via...

5 games in my gaming backlog

5 games in my gaming backlog

The dreaded gaming backlog is a term many gamers fear the world over. That stack of games that you have yet to play or yet to finish. It haunts you day and night, just waiting to be played. Well OK, this might be an exaggeration for most of you I...

Gamer Challenge #PS2Vember

Gamer Challenge #PS2Vember

So here we are, here is the big reveal! A few weeks ago on my Instagram feed I teased that I was planning some fun posts for the month of November to showcase my love for the PS2. The idea came to me when I was rummaging through my collection...

Gamer Challenge - What I've learned from No New Games Month

Gamer Challenge – What I’ve learned from No New Games Month

Is it just me or has this month been incredibly long? Maybe it’s just me. Anyway, today marks the end of my first gamer challenge: No New Games Month (NNGMonth). I feel.. enlightened I guess you could say. This challenge has been great fun to do, despite the challenges, and...

Gamer Challenge - No New Games Month After One Week

Gamer Challenge – No New Games Month After One Week

Is it just me or has this month been incredibly long? Maybe it’s just me. Anyway, today marks the end of my No New Games Month (NNGMonth) challenge and I feel.. enlightened I guess you could say. This challenge has been great fun to do, despite the challenges, and I...

My trip to the car boot sale - Was it worth it

My trip to the car boot sale – Was it worth it?

If you have read one of my older posts Where are places to buy games in Waterford City? then you will know there’s not exactly a wealth of retro gaming resources where I am. With this in my mind, a few weeks a go I decided to try something different...

Gamer Challenge – No New Games Month

Gamer Challenge – No New Games Month

Those of you that have been following my Instagram feed will know that I enjoy collecting video games. Over the last number of months alone my collection has grown a lot, with the result that my gaming backlog has significantly increased. The pile of games just stares at me every...