Sunday, July 08, 2007

Sucked In

The other night, I was trying to make heads or tails of the Magic Workstation so I could make a deck and play Magic the Gathering online. Getting frustrated with it (not frustrated enough to actually read any documentation of it, not any sort of constructive frustration, no, none for me thanks), I decided to play some Civilization. I popped in the CD at around 12:30, thinking "This isn't gonna end well."

At about 2:30, Kathy comes upstairs to say her tart crust is finally in the oven. And then at around 3, she's off to bed.

Me, on the other hand? I have to destroy the accursed Spanish, and only then can I rest. Oh, and maybe I should complete the Oracle at Perseopolis (I was playing the Persians: Screw you, Delphi!) before nodding off. And Sun Tsu's Art of War. And start a couple of settlements on these islands. If only those birds would stop their incessant chirping!

Birds? It's what time? Oh, look at that -- it's dawn. Better shut down and go to bed.

Of course, a better plan would have been saving my game, shutting down and going to bed. Or going to bed at 12:30 in the first place.



Ami Angelwings said...

Yay Civilization! :D

I was so bad at that game! XD I could never win using scientific expansion and going into space! The only way I ever won was to just go military and take over the world with tanks and fighter jets while my opponents had spears and bows! XD


I'm sorry about MtG :( Do you need helps? :D

Rob S. said...

Thanks, Ami.

Probably I do need help. But first I really have to sit down and read a bit about the program and get some sort of comfort level with it so I know what questions to ask.

It probably won't be this week, though -- we're closing the Aug/Sept issue of my magazine and so things are a bit hectic. Next week should be smoother. I really *am* looking forward to playing -- I'm just kinda sluggish. (Better than slug-like, I hope.)

Travis said...

Ahhh Magic. Probably the only game that rivaled comics in wasting...err spending my money. I've been holding off for about year now w/o playng.

Ami Angelwings said...

You should play with us Travis! :D

Cuz it's free on MWS! :3 And you can use any cards you want :D