Games, Life

Why I’m Thankful to Be a Grown-Up Gamer

With Thanksgiving this week, it feels like the perfect time to share some gratitude I have as a gamer this year. I'll admit I have not played a lot of new games this year, for a couple of reasons: 1) I've been extremely busy this year, and 2) I have not been interested in many… Continue reading Why I’m Thankful to Be a Grown-Up Gamer

Games, Life

What Are Your “Comfort Food” Games?

We all have those games, don't we? The ones we return to over and over again, on vacations and sick days and when we just need something warm and familiar -- maybe even comforting. A few months ago on the What's Good Games podcast (one of my favorites), the hosts discussed the idea of "comfort… Continue reading What Are Your “Comfort Food” Games?

Games, Life

The Joy of Decorating Houses in “Elder Scrolls Online”

This past month I've gotten hooked on the online RPG Elder Scrolls Online. (I know, it took me long enough!) The game has provided me with a fantasy world where I can escape today's sad and worrying news, get some R&R after moving apartments, and spend time with my husband without leaving the house. Additionally, I… Continue reading The Joy of Decorating Houses in “Elder Scrolls Online”