We’re coming into July, so a lot of people who drink regularly try ‘Dry July’ to reset their relationship with alcohol, and I’ve decided to do the same with games.
As much as I love thinking about games, the vast majority of my time spent with them is in a kind of pleasant fog where I keep pushing the buttons to make the neurons fire in my head.
So I’ve decided to include gaming in my Dry July. I’ve never gone more than a week without playing some sort of game so I’m very interested to see how my day-to-day feels as a result. I’ll also not be watching twitch streams or LPs, basically anything that simulates that experience.
Have you every taken the conscious choice to step away from games for a bit? What were your reasons? Did you find it changed your relationship with games after taking that break?