Well I got sucked back into the distraction that is "The Sims 3". Delete a family and start a new one and it's amazing how much more interesting it gets when you only have $40 a day coming in.
"World Adventures" was really a clever, well-executed expansion pack. For someone like me, who cut her teeth on logic puzzles, the tombs in the distant lands provide a decent diversion. I only wish there were more of them, and that they reset for subsequent generations. Although I suppose once Indiana Jonesette has fully explored a tomb and sprung the trap, there's nobody left to push that big boulder allllllll the way back to the top.
And now that I've re-learned the whole "romance-a-sim" thing, getting married is easy. The trick is to get it done in 90 sim days if your lifespans are set to the normal speed. I mean, heck, a girl can barely top out her career in that time, much less make time for a boyfriend.
In other gaming news, Steam recently had a sale on "Star Trek: Online" so I bought my husband the digital deluxe version as a gift. They've released their first batch of new content, titled "Season 1". It includes perks for lifetime subscribers, like a title and access to a lifetime only area on starbases. I'm not exactly sure why I should be thrilled by this. It's not like I go into the game to *chat*. However, I did join the "Totally Rad Fleet", a group of guys who are fans of the "Totally Rad Show", a weekly podcast that's pretty much a movie/gamer geekfest that I totally love. The fans seem to comprise a decent fleet, but so far I haven't needed their aid for anything. The game is pretty solo-able.
Next week I hope to be talking to you about Bioshock 2. Although I think I'm buying a coffee table (finally!!!) out of my allowance so it might be tight. We'll see.