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12:43 AM on 02.05.2010

What the hell is wrong with me?

I am just not that into gaming anymore.

Try as I might, I am typing this instead of playing Darksiders. It is unopened. I will just take it back tomorrow. I recently beat Assassins Creed 2. I went through it in about 20-25 hours. I unlocked all 1000 achievment points. I loved Uncharted 2, but not enough to play it again. I beat MW2 on medium difficulty, but haven't touched it on Veteran or Multi. A little Spec Ops, but that is it. I sleep about 20 hours on my days off. I am so tired. Am I "growing up?" I have been gaming since I was 5. Almost 27 years later and I am more interested in casual experiences. I am excited for Bioshock 2, but I already know how its going to go. Pick it up at midnight sale after a 12 hours shift. Get home, eat dinner with the girl, probably watch either House/24/HIMYM/Heroes/BBT and play for an hour before I fall asleep. I just beat Gears of War 2 on Insane...I bought that at launch.

Do I just have post win blues? Where you focus your attention to one particular title and then are lost for a bit afterwords? Since beating AC2, I have not really devoted much time to any serious gaming. The aforementioned GoW2 and 1v100.

Maybe I am just burned out? I work in video game retail. I talk to people about games, ring them up for games, steer them away from buying used 360 time bombs of sadness. I read Destructoid and other gaming sites and magazines. I am buying Heavy Rain, Bioshock 2 in the next few weeks, but I have yet to play Dragon Age and even Fallout 3, even though I bought the expansion content. WTH on that btw.

Anyone else feel this way? Recommendations?   read


10:24 AM on 10.20.2008

Freezepop and I w/pics....NVGR?

Freezepop, huzzah. As I tye this, you will have to excuse any typos or misspellings, as I am quite hung over. They were super cool. I ended up chatting with them about music games, drinks and etc. We closed the bar down. I got some signed swag. They ended up doodling and writing weird stuff an my amplitude, frequency, GH1 and 2 instruction manuals. I had a blast. Come back to Ithaca soon!!!









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11:20 PM on 10.16.2008

ATTN: CNY Dtoiders



Freezepop in Ithaca NY.

I will be getting green room access, here is to harrasing and generally filling the band with malaise. Posting pictures after the show. Hopefully will be getting my music games autographed.   read





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