The weekend is for the weather being nice enough to hang out on my fire escape, which means returning all of the things that have fallen from the upstairs neighbors’ fire escape onto mine. It’s also for playing video games!
The weekend is for finally doing your taxes, partially because you’re running out of time and partially for the smug satisfaction of saying you did them “early” because you didn’t wait until the absolute last minute. It’s also for video games.
The weekend is for having ordered an immersion blender at long last and spending the whole weekend, I don’t know, blending stuff. Also, video games.
The weekend is for making mac and cheese, oh boy! Also, video games.
The weekend is for hoping the bar under my house doesn’t get rowdy for St. Patrick’s Day because I’m cranky and old. Also, video games.
The weekend is for bribing yourself to do laundry by promising yourself cookies. Also, video games.
The weekend is for being torn between wanting to go outside to experience whatever the hell the weather is doing and never wanting to leave the house again. Also, video games.
The weekend is for it being the last weekend of the Olympics, oh no! Also, video games.
The weekend is for doing something other than watching the Olympics. Probably. Maybe. OK probably just Olympics. And video games.
The weekend is for finding a way to watch the Olympics because winter Olympic sports are the best. It’s also for playing video games.
The weekend is for having finally bought a casserole pan and being really excited to casserole some things. Or just make brownies in it. The weekend is also for playing video games.
The weekend is for finally figuring out where to store your knives instead of just leaving them dangerously on the table. Overpriced knife block? Magnets that stick to the fridge? The weekend is also for video games.
The weekend is for really wanting to watch the Gwent Open but also needing to play a lot of video games and also really needing to do some chores. Decisions, decisions!
The weekend is for trying to find a bar in NYC showing Overwatch League. I think I found one but I have to call to confirm. I feel weird phoning a sports bar to ask about video games, but my colleagues’ writing about seeing it live is getting to me. Also, video games.
Nobody likes to lose. We hardly ever set out to intentionally fail. But just because it wasn’t the goal doesn’t mean losing is always bad. Often seeing the dreaded “Game Over” screen a number of times makes finally winning all that much better. And on rare occasions losing is what makes a game so much fun to play.
The weekend is for it being my birthday! All the more reason to play video games.
The weekend is for having just installed a new graphics card and being pretty pumped to cancel all your plans and see how great all your video games look now. Yay!
There was a period of time when every December I’d start up another playthrough of Mega Man Legends. It’s not a Christmas-y game by any stretch. And it’s not something I originally got as a present either. For whatever reason it just seemed to fit, helping me take a step back and appreciate the end of the year by…
The weekend is for telling a friend you’d go with her to IKEA, which means sitting on all the furniture and imagining what your life would be like if the floor model were your living room. Also, video games.
The weekend is for going to a work holiday party with a mysterious theme and a dress code you can’t meet because all the clothes you own are either black or grey, which are not the approved colors. Also, video games.