Thanks to the internet, we have so many distractions around that it’s near impossible to get bored. But when you are staying home for a longer period, the fact of being confined to a single place can get on your nerves. That’s why you should start… discovering.
We bet you’re thinking that we mean games, but here’s what you can actually discover.
1. …games. Yes, of course we said it!
We love games, we dedicated our lives to them, and we believe they can be both entertainment and something more. There are dozens of immersive, artful experiences out there.
The Witness is a brain teaser with atmosphere that you’d expect to feel while gazing at an Impressionist paitning. Kingdom Come: Deliverance is like a history lesson, allowing you to taste everyday life in the middle ages.
Here’s a couple of our personal recommendations (click the title for deals):
- No Man’s Sky – this game is kind of like watching 2001: A Space Odyssee, while actually being there.
- Dex – a largely unnoticed, but fully fleshed out 2D cyberpunk RPG mixed with Metroidvania.
- Flinthook – a cute pixelart action game with fast shootouts and SUPERB music.
2. Catch up with family matters
On a normal day, you wake up in the morning, go to school or work, come back late in the afternoon, chill out for a bit and go to sleep.
But when was the last time you had a chance to talk with your family about what’s going on in your lives?
When did you discuss a movie you saw?
Or talked about whatever bothers you at work?
Make some coffee, sit together and talk. Discover each other.
You’d be surprised how much has happened in the lives of people you live with, or what are their hobbies and interests that you aren’t aware of.
3. Work out
The one thing we lack in everyday life is movement. So many people now spend their entire day sitting, that most of us develop dysfunctions by the time we hit 30.
Usually, people do lack time to work out, but now? Just try it.
Make some space, find a warm-up guide on Youtube and hit it.
30 minutes of gymnastics will make you feel satisfied and optimistic, and full of energy for other activities, including gaming or watching movies.
Who knows, maybe you’re going to actually enjoy it to a point of making a real change in your lifestyle? You know what they say: the first step is always the hardest…
4. Clean whatever needs cleaning
Is your keyboard making crunching noises every time you press a button?
Then it’s ABOUT TIME to vacuum all the crumbs.
You really have no excuses to not clean your gaming gear, or room, or whatever needs cleaning. And again, you’re going to feel great when you’re finished.
No, really! It’s been determined that cleaning gives you a sense of control over your surroundings, which is especially needed when you’re out of control. Like, say, when you need to stay home for an extended period and can’t do anything about it.
Moreover, cleaning required moving, so the effect on your body is similar to a workout.
5. Play pen-and-paper games
Multiplayer games are good, but they are ever better when the people you play with are in the same room.
It’s hard to convince your mom to a match in Mortal Kombat, but playing Battleships, Hangman or Paper Soccer is actually a ton of fun.
If you’re still not entirely convinced: it’s like video games in split screen mode, but without the screen.
There’s a chance you’ve never tried a game called Dots and Boxes. We won’t explain the rules here, but check them out online.
You can thank us later.
6. Did we mention VIDEO GAMES?
This is THE time to play video games. No one is going to judge you. You won’t feel guilty for not doing something else.
So, either replay that old beloved game you never had time to revisit, check out a new RPG, or just browse our Stay Home Sale and find a title right up your alley.
Here’s a 8% storewide discount code to make the choice easier: FUN8.
Stay home, stay healthy, stay entertained!
Here’s a couple of recommendations before you go:
- Horizon Chase Turbo – a surprisingly fantastic little game that channels the spirit of old arcade racers, while having a personality of its own.
- Dead Rising 4 – this is the gaming equivalent of The Evil Dead movies: a comedy horror with a likeable and witty protagonist. Tons of fun!
- MudRunner – a spectacular open world where the terrain is the enemy you need to conquer.
Whatever you choose, have fun!