A couple of months ago, I noticed that both Bastion and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim had added Steam Trading Card support. I hadn’t played either game for a bit, I liked both games well enough, and I wanted the trading cards for those games, so I spent about an hour on each game.
Then I realized something while I was playing: I wasn’t playing either game for the game itself. Sure, it’s fun to try to collect the achievements and trading cards for a game, but I could unbegrudgedly say I had finished playing both games. Continue reading