As a gamer, most of us are faced with a horrifying backlog of games we want to get to. On occasion many of us succumb to our backlog and start a new game before we've finished our current prospect, oftentimes leaving that prospect to haunt us from our shelves for months or even years at a time.

Last night, a group of former colleagues and I were having a discussion about these forgotten games. When you do inevitably return to them, do you restart from scratch or try to continue from where you left off?