Primer: Keeping Busy With Gaming In The Pandemic

Primer: Keeping Busy With Gaming In The Pandemic

A lot of us are finding that we are twiddling our thumbs and are getting more and more bored as time goes on. It can be really easy to get in a rut and just find ourselves binging Netflix and wasting the day away. But it doesn’t have to be like that, find some passion in your life again or do something more productive. Some days you do just need to switch off and relax all day but you also need some drive, some get up and go. Here are a few ideas on things you can implement into your day to keep you busy. 

Go Retro And Back To Your Childhood 

If you started your gaming love with something as simple as a Gameboy or a PlayStation you will know the nostalgia when you see the games and hear the music. Why not embrace that and get one of your very own! If you haven’t got one hidden up the attic that is. You can find these on eBay and Etsy all the second-hand sites as you certainly won’t find them being sold brand new anymore. You will also be able to find all your favorite old games like Super Mario, Pokemon, and Spyro. It is a great way to pass time and feel that nostalgia and happiness you had from the carefree days before work and bills got in the way.

Playing Games On Your Phone But Better

Playing games on your phone sounds simple enough but you can level up and now get an ios phone controller. All you need to do is snap your phone in place and you are good to go. There are so many different controller-supported games available that there is something for everyone. It will certainly take you away and before you know it an hour or two has passed and you are just there having so much fun.

Give Streaming A Go

A lot of gamers will now try streaming to take their gaming to the next level, this is where they play games online and other gamers can watch them do this. It is a great way to share the tips and tricks you have learned along the way and build up an audience of people that want to watch you. You can even end up earning money from it. Ever heard of PewDiePie? He started his YouTube career by streaming and playing games online and now he is a millionaire! Who’d of thought you could get rich from playing games? 

Gaming Quiz Night
A great way to keep in contact with your online gaming friends is to hold a gaming quiz. You can all put in some money so the winner can win something fun or simply have it added to their in-game credit account. The quizmaster will come up with some fun and some more difficult questions related to games you all play (so it is fair). Jump on zoom and have a good old catch-up.

Owner of Game-Smack, Jason plays everything that's possible. Goal of Game-Smack: Overhearing a stranger "Game-Smack? I've heard of that. It sucks!"

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