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Social Media Hindrances
Gary and I talk about how social media is keeping us from what we've come here to do. Create. Make friends, post your work, but don't become obsessed. Check out the episode above and please like and sicscribe to the channel. WCM
The brightest flame burns quickest. Or like Lao Tzu said originally "The flame that burns twice as bright burns half as long." Sounds about right. You push too hard and you burn out. There you go. Burn. Candles. Get it? Well, it's true. Pushing yourself to achieve a goal is a good thing, but to over exert one's self is not. It's not only disaster that can take place, but total burn out--and then it's just not as fun. A little extra work never killed anyone, until you take it too far, you neglect your family, life. Yes, you're doing more, but now your spouse despises you. Your kids don't know you, and you may be getting sick. Now it's too late. You've gone and pushed yourself to the limits. And in the interim you've neglected a lot of things. Probably even your health. Now you're sick, about to cash in your ticket. And you look around. What did it get you? Your kids are grown a bit, maybe spouse left you. You
Coronavirus. There, I said it. This name has become like Voldemort from Harry Potter, He-who-must-not-be-named. At least on a social media level. But it strikes fear into those who read about it, who have to endure the constant barrage of alerts and news happenings. And while I am not downplaying this situation in any way, it is something we have to get through and the media in general is making that hard. Not all media, of course. It's hard enough to go to the supermarket and see the empty shelves; to not know what your job is going to do the next day; to not know what the virus will do to you, or a loved one who is ill or elderly, than to have to listen to what boils down to fear-mongering and sensationalized headlines for a few clicks. There are some places that are giving real stories and updates, but for the most part the sensationalized headlines and misinformation going around is astounding. Don't get me wrong, I'm a writer, I like a good conspiracy
It's been quite a while since I last immersed myself in the world of Dying Light. I originally played this gem on the PS4. There's a special place in my heart for the horror genre. As there is for video games. Both are a great escape from the insanity that is life. And horror brings you to the realization that sometimes life can be just that. Horrific. Here enters Dying Light on the Switch. As the sequel to this franchise has recently debuted on next-gen systems, its predecessor was released on the Switch not too long ago. Say what you will about Nintendo's system, to play these blockbuster games natively on a portable, and not through Playstation's remote play, is an amazing feat. I remember playing Dying Light on my Vita through Remote Play, and of course there was a hit in the graphics and frame rate department, so this looks leaps and bounds better than that experience--which was still great even for what it was. Everything I remember is here, and I could be wron