Sims Weekend

I really struggled getting through work on Friday because I couldn’t help but watch the updates on what was going on around my city, after the mass shooting the night before. I cried about twelve times and basically felt stressed and sad and ready to check out for a while. Sometimes you just need to […]

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Merry Christmas!

We stayed in Dallas this year for Christmas, and since neither of us have any family here, we spent our holiday at home playing games, eating snacks, reading, and relaxing. We’ve spent about nine hours playing Don’t Starve Together over the past two days because ooooops we got totally hooked and really, really want to […]

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Have You Died of Dysentery Lately?

If you’re of a certain age you read the subject line of this post and instantly knew exactly what I was talking about. Internet hero, Archive.org, hasΒ over 2,000 MS-DOS games available to play online and (of course!) that includes The Oregon Trail. (YES! My inner 8-year-old is so excited to once again play & play […]

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Happy Halloween!

We walked down the street to our friends’ house to play board games tonight. It’s really nice having friends so close that you can stand in your front yards and wave at each other (not that we do that). We tried out Tsuro for the first time, and they hadn’t played Pandemic before. I recently […]

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My Animal Crossing Mom

Sometimes my “mom” on Animal Crossing: New Leaf sends me mail that tricks me into thinking my mom sent me a letter. (My mom also plays New Leaf, so for a minute it seems plausible, until I remember she can’t send letters through the game that way.) Because this letter I got a few weeks […]

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Game Sales: Sims 4 & Life is Strange!

There’s a sale on The Sims 4 on Origin. I’m not convinced I actually like to play it more than Sims 3 yet, but the Get to Work expansion does make me enjoy it a lot more. The newest base game loses a lot of the stuff that was fun in previous versions (as usual), […]

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Life is Strange

I only just heard of Life is Strange the other day and oh duuuuude, I want to play. It’s basically a YA novel in game form, and I mean, “Gone Home meets The Walking Dead with time travel”….?!?!! YES PLEASE. If you’ve played any of it yet, tell me right now. DO YOU LOVE IT […]

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