As I've gotten older -- seriously, so old, ice forms on my north side -- I simply have a hard time devoting the same kind of time to a video game as I used to.
Okay, so maybe I'm weird, but I'm at the point where playing video games has replaced watching TV for the most part.
So right now I'm playing World of Warcraft on a reduced (but still daily) basis, mostly just on my one main, a Night Elf Warrior.
There's a lot of talk lately about what constitutes a real gamer, what games should count as real games, and so forth — and frankly it's always just exhausted me.
Sometimes, our favorite game company releases a game in a genre they've never explored before.
It is not an exaggeration to say that the entirety of my interaction with other humans comes from online sources right now.
I'm seeing a lot of people naming new characters -- like Death Knight or Warlock characters, as an example -- things based around COVID-19, I assume to cope with the current situation.
This post was inspired by two things: seeing that Riot Games are getting back into making tabletop games, and the recent announcement of the Explorer's Guide to Wildemount, a sanctioned Wizards of the Coast product featuring the campaign setting seen every week on Critical Role.
What would World of Warcraft be without references to pop culture?
Some of us don't really celebrate Christmas all that much, whether because it's not a holiday for us or because we have personal reasons for not celebrating.