In which I reveal how deeply shallow I am. Wait. What?

Awhile back I wrote about guilty pleasures and mentioned how much I enjoyed the TV series, Buffy and the Vampire Slayer.

Saints Row the Third image
This game screams class. And sophistication.

Shocking though it may seem, I have other guilty pleasures. ┬áPlaying video games, for example. Now in this day and age, playing video games is not exactly unusual, even for someone, uh, my age. (I’m somewhere between middle-aged and ancient.) Yet not long ago I bought a game and had the store clerk look at me and say, “Is this a gift for someone?” When I replied that no, the game was for me, I could see a hint of surprise, which I interpreted to mean, “Really? Dude! Aren’t you a little old for Saints Row the Third?”

I don’t actually mind being my age and playing these games. A few years back when I was playing World of Warcraft, I ran into players who were in their 30s, 40s, 50s and even older.

Saints Row the Third screenshot
Flying a “hover bike” is a blast. And classy.

The “guilty” part, I guess, is how much time I can spend playing the damn things. If I get sucked in I can play for hours. And hours.

Do you have any guilty pleasures you’re bold enough to share?

What are some of your favorite games?

 

 

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P.S. Please don’t judge me. At least not too much.

G is for Games and Guilty pleasures
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