If you were hoping I had something fun to talk about today, say, video games, perchance, then you will likely be a bit disappointed. Instead, I have more things to talk about that include the seemingly never ending illness I appear to be trapped in.
This past week didn’t hold much gaming for me. I was lucky to play in sporadic fifteen minute chunks on my 3DS, checking in on Pokemon Sun and visiting Poke Pelago as often as possible to collect Poke Beans and to plant new berries in my crop fields. Even though my game sessions were few and far between, they helped make an unpleasant week a little more bearable.
This past week found me at the doctor (again) and the subject of more tests (again). I had a bit of a scare on Saturday night, and most of the time since has been spent resting. Things have been worse than usual over the past week, and I’m hoping that isn’t indicative of more nonsense to come.
This week holds a bit of promise, though.
A game called Everything releases tomorrow and even if I wanted to tell you about it, I’m not sure I could in a way that would make any cohesive sense. I watched an 11 minute trailer for it, and I’m still not quite sure I know what it is. But whatever it is, I’m on board. I want to have this strange and unique experience for myself.
I love the concept and the visuals and the “what the hell is actually happening here” vibe. I may not enjoy confusion in real life, but in games, this appeals to me. I love that sense of discovery.
So, come Tuesday, I may be booting Everything up to see what I can see. If nothing else, I love creatures and I like hearts floating around; it should be a good time.
I’m also going to bite the bullet this week and download Night in the Woods no matter if it goes on sale or not. I do think I could likely stomach playing a text heavy adventure (as opposed to a shooter or something similar) and it would be nice to participate in something as opposed to passively staring at the television screen watching any number of things I’ve already seen before.
I mean, I love Scream the series but I’ve now seen it over a dozen times. Same for Buffy. And the same for so many other things I’ve been watching.
I’ve also thought about trying to play something on my Vita, but I’m unsure if that’s a good idea right now. I suppose it would depend on the game (I have Yomawari: Night Alone in mind), but it’s worth a shot. I mean, if it started to make me feel worse (which doesn’t often seem possible), I could always put it aside for another time.
With that I ask: what did you play over the weekend? What are your gaming plans for the week? Will you be getting Mass Effect: Andromeda at launch? If so, what are you looking forward to most about it?
No matter what you choose to play, I hope you are enjoying yourself. This year has been unreal for games so far, and it’s only going to get better. Cheers, friends.