From Dimensional Traveler@21:1/5 to All on Fri Sep 7 11:02:18 2018
Hi, I am DT and I am a computer game addict.
Yesterday, somehow, I'm not sure how it happened, I found myself on Good
Old Games (GOG.com). I know I shouldn't have been there. The place is dangerous for a computer-game addict. But there I was. I convinced
myself I was strong and good, that I would be safe just "looking". So I looked. I saw they have 'Victoria Complete', a bundle of the original 'Victoria: Empires Under the Sun' game (which I already have on disc)
AND the expansion 'Victoria: Revolutions' (which I didn't have). I
think it was the expansion that broke me. The back to school sale that
lowered the price to only $2.49 didn't help. So I caved in to the
craving and bought it. Even knowing it would probably be months at
least before I even installed it, I bought it.
I should have fled after that. I told myself that was enough. But it
wasn't. I saw 'Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri' with its expansion, on sale
for $0.89. Eighty-nine cents!! Somehow I found myself telling myself I
know I have it already but I just don't know which moving box of games
it is in. So I bought it too. *sob* (There's good reason this game is
I knew I was in trouble but I could still save myself. I'd only spent
less than $4. But I kept looking. I saw they have 'Imperialism' and,
of course, since I saw that I had to look for 'Imperialism II' too.
(They have it.) 'Master of Orion' 1 and 2 bundled! Ahhhh! I fought
back, they weren't on sale, that helped. Some. But I still put them on
my GOG wishlist.
After that I was finally able to flee. After I'd made sure I had
downloaded the manuals for my two "new" games.
I am so, so weak. *crys*
Inquiring minds want to know while minds with a self-preservation
instinct are running screaming.