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Additionally, "I should play Balatro right now" is an intrusive thought, but I meant what I said.

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(Flush house, aces over kings, scoring 4.25M chips.)

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Well, that's definitely my highest-scoring single hand...

As a former tech guy and born-again Luddite, I get a little too much giddy glee watching this stuff play out. theverge.com/2024/2/24/2408144

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Got tired of having this conversation over and over again so I just spent way too long making this:

1. LoZ: Tears of the Kingdom
I like exploring things, and this has three world maps instead of two, so I guess it wins.

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3. Return of the Obra Dinn
The game that I played immediately after Myst, and a good companion game. It requires fairly undivided attention over a few play-throughs, but it's well worth it. I had given it a try a couple years ago but didn't have enough time to dedicate to it, and I'm glad I went back.

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4. Myst
This is the game that originally inspired me to get into software development, if I remember right, so I guess it has a lot to answer for. But despite having given it a few gos over the years, I never got more than one or two ages in. I finally finished it this year and really enjoyed the experience.

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5. Crab Champions
A delightful Risk-of-Rain-2-alike, but you're a crab. Probably the most fun I had playing co-op this year.

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Ramshackle Town

Ramshackle Town is a friendly little Hometown server. It's nice here, if a little run-down.

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