I spent the Thanksgiving weekend out of town and away from my home consoles which might have meant that I spent a lot more time than usual with my DS. Well, technically that is true but honestly it wasn’t like some DS marathon. We only went from the Bay Area to Seattle which is a pretty short two hour flight and while we were there we spent a lot of time out on the town and doing touristy things which didn’t work so well for gaming.
Not that I think any of that is particularly bad. Sometimes even avid gamers could use a break, and I enjoyed mine. However, I did slyly work a couple of bookend days onto my travel schedule so I got several days worth of game in between packing and travel prep and chores to make up for a week’s worth of vacating the house. So even though the time off was long and full of friends and good food, I packed a normal weekend’s worth of gaming into an extended time frame.
Thoughts on Mass Effect, DS on planes and other public places, gaming Gameznflix and more below.