Thoughts on Jedi Survivor

A while back I finished the game, and I figured I’ll type some thoughts here about it. First of all, I don’t actually finish a lot of games, so it’s a statement in itself that this one was fun enough to actually finish. The story was decent overall, and you sort of want to know what happens in the end. I like the links to the High Republic Era. Your main enemy is the Dagan Gara (at first 😉 ) who was a Jedi Knight in those days.

The graphics are gorgeous and it’s just fun to run around and use your (customized) light saber to mow down enemies. Except for some of the outdoor areas, I didn’t suffer too much from the performance issues. I turned down some details, which helped I think. Though some open world areas couldn’t really be improved.

The puzzles were decent as well, except for a few where i had to consult the IGN online guide, mainly the one where you were on a timer to get the ball rolling. The overall difficulty was doable, I am not very good at these type of games I have to be honest, the middle difficulty was doable, but I don’t have all the time in the world to play to about half way through I turned it down a notch so enemies just died a little quicker. Also some boss fight were just damn annoying, I didn’t really want to spend an entire afternoon trying to kill one boss. Some people might get some enjoyment out of that, I am not one of them.

I didn’t really want to spend an entire afternoon trying to kill one boss. Some people might get some enjoyment out of that, I am not one of them.

Star Wars Survivor meeting Turgle
Cal meets Turgle

The evergrowing gaming backlog

This year wasn’t quite what I expected for gaming. I wasn’t expecting much, except for a few titles. But in the past few months quite a few interesting games have been released, whilst I am still playing some from last year ;).

Heroes on a mission
About to go out on a mission

Currently the big games I am playing are Jedi Survivor, I am about 3/4s in, would be my guess. Very nice game, I didn’t have too much performance issues so far. And the other one would be Marvell’s Midnight Suns from late last year, which I bought for cheap in a sale. The combat and characters are very nice in that game. Turnbased with a bit of deck building. All the drama between all the characters and the story is a little over the top though, and drags on a bit. But I am about 3/4 in now, so I’ll keep on playing ;). I didn’t really check out the season pass and the extra characters, maybe once it’s on sale and I have finished the main game.

About to go on a mission!

Other than that, new DLC for riftbreaker came out this week, and ESO and Oxygen not included are always on the menu ;).

Here is a list of other games I’d still like to start / continue to play:

Actively playing

  • ESO (new DLC coming soon)
  • Oxygen Not included
  • Marvell’s Midnight suns
  • Jedi Survivor
  • Across the storm (a map / mission now and then)
  • Planet of Lana – Short platformer on gamepass
  • Railway Empire 2 (gamepass)
  • Yakuza, like a dragon (started this a while back, about half way, paused for now)
  • Riftbreaker (new DLC!)

Bought but not played yet, or just a little

  • Stranded Alien Dawn – 3d Coloniy building, looks pretty interesting, played the tutorials so far
  • Zelda, Tears of the kingdom (played a few sessions, got off the tutorial island)
  • Everspace 2
  • Dinkum
  • X4
  • Great war western front
  • Sweet transit (trains)
  • Terraformers
  • Spellforce conquest of Eo
  • King Arthur: Knight’s Tale
  • Songs of conquest
  • Domekeeper
  • The last spell
  • Captain of Industry
  • Battle chasers
  • Kynseed
  • Darkest dungeon I & II
  • Cult of the Lamb, started for a bit, not too fond of the combat bit
  • Age of wonders 4 (played a little bit)
  • Octopath Traveller II
Cal in Crossguard stance