A Good Problem to Have, I Suppose

Basically this:

I have a problem.

The games on my plate at the moment:

  • Tribes: Ascend
  • Battlefield 3
  • Diablo 3 (just purchased)
  • Darksiders
  • Greed Corp
  • plus about 6-8 other Steam purchases

Since I had already spent D3’s launch date at the beach, I was toying with the idea of waiting for a Dealzon deal to pop up before throwing down. However, most of the old WoW crew are already into Nightmare and there gets to be a point beyond which we may as well be playing two different games. Sure, they could roll alts or bring their mains in to one-shot everything, but… yeah. It is just not the same.

As someone who prefers playing one game exclusively until completion and then washing my hands of it, my present situation is quite vexing. I keep thinking that this is a better problem than the opposite: ala my SNES childhood days in which I wrung Zelda: A Link to the Past dry with 30+ run-throughs because new games only existed on Christmas, Easter, and my birthday. Then again, given the trends I outlined in my last post, I have little doubt that enough gaming entertainment exists right now to last the rest of my lifetime.

And, oh hey, the Thief trilogy is on sale. Let me just compulsively buy that like the little digital hoarder I am. There, stacked up neatly next to the four untouched Splinter Cell games and seventeen copies of the morning edition of the 1971 New York Times newspaper.

One day at a time. One day at a time.

Posted on May 24, 2012, in Miscellany and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on A Good Problem to Have, I Suppose.

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