Archive | July 2012
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Today is my partner’s birthday, so I felt it was the perfect time to share a few things that you can do to make a gamer’s special day an extra special day. 1. Get creative with your baking This cake is not a lie. Why have a regular birthday cake when you could have an [...]
I get it, video games are engrossing. They engage and heighten your senses. Your eyes are wide, unblinking, darting with even the tiniest movements on the screen. Your ears are strained, desperate to catch all communications from your team mates while also listening out for valuable alert noises. Your fingers are moving at lightning speed, seeking [...]
This hilarious comparison of video games vs. real life from Dorkly, below, actually highlights one of the very reasons why people play video games: to escape from the difficulties of the real world. When playing video games, you get to choose what you look like, what your strengths are… in these virtual worlds, you are in control. [...]
A number of gamers I know have a crazy way of determining how long they can keep playing on any given session. It’s the “I know it’s time to stop playing once my girlfriend starts screaming” method. The rules are simple – if she hasn’t started foaming at the mouth, you still have time for [...]