Saturday, January 9, 2010

Video Games

Hear me out.

I hate video games and I figured out why. It's because my first husband played them constantly. He once wore out a Nintendo player, bought a new one, then put the old one in the box and RETURNED IT and they actually gave him his money back. He was a real jerk, a great scam artist.

So we don't have the games here. I'm lucky to have a TV with the way my husband is. We don't want our kids going stupid or getting thumb arthritis.

But I have to tell you I have Chuzzle and Diner Dash on my computer and I LOVE THEM. They are my stress relief: matching colored puff balls and playing a waitress. The kids play Chuzzle sometimes, but usually I am mean and make them play with each other or read or something instead.

Got a favorite video game?

6 comments:

  1. Haley loves to bowl on our Wii Sports and loves to run on Wii Fitness so she can see all her Mii friends we have set up. I can't complain she is up and moving around

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  2. I'm a sucker for video games. I don't play them often, but when I do I can't stop. Which, incidently, is why I don't play them often. Lol.

    I'd have to say that my favorite games are...
    * For Wii--Wii Fit
    * For GameBoy -- Pokemon Crystal/Pokemon Ruby
    * For DS -- The Sims 2
    * For PS2 -- Kingdom Hearts
    * For N64 -- Zelda: The Ocarina of Time
    * For computer -- Diablo 2/Diner Dash/Stronghold 2

    Yes...I think I have a problem. Too many gaming systems in our house...but at least I don't spend my entire life playing them, right? :)

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  3. We're addicted to Rock Band. Plop the kid in the swing and turn it on. He loves the music!

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  4. Diablo, Diablo II, Heroes of Might and Magic, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell, Jade Empire, Fable, and most anything from Big Fish Games (http://www.bigfishgames.com).

    You should try Avenue Flo, I like it a lot better.

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  5. I like the old school arcade games, Pac Man, Asteroids, Centipede, etc. I have an Super NES Nintendo system in the basement, not sure if it's still complete. I played it quite a bit, Super Mario World and whatnot until my first daughter was born (in fact, I was playing Nintendo for much of that protracted labor) and somehow haven't had time in the fourteen years since.

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  6. I used to play online cards before I had 3 little boys! Maybe I'll get back into it when they are a little older. My hubby plays Madden in the evenings which is fine with me because he is in his man-cave and I can watch my "shows" upstairs!

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