A lot of us will sometimes make the not-so-wise decision to overindulge in a video game that has caught our interest. When I was younger, I frequently got in trouble for playing 10-hour marathons of video games in the summer when school was out. As I got older and matured, I started exercising self-discipline when I purchased and played new games. These days, I even use video games to motivate me to do work that I would otherwise never get around to :).
So since it’s Thanksgiving and all, I just wanted to reflect on some games that have “been there for me” when I was going through hard times in my life. Some I used like described above–as motivators to do work–and others really picked me up emotionally when I was down on my luck or when I was lonely after moving to a new place. Continue reading “Happy Thanksgiving! A Day to be Thankful for Games”