Category Archive: Gaming Experiment

Nov 15 2013

The Experiment Day Three

There was no post yesterday because I took a NyQuil induced coma sick day. I believe I wrote about 50 words at some point, none of which made coherent sentences. I feel much better today though, so I’m back on point!   Words:   I got to the keyboard around 5PM. Feeling way behind, I …

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Nov 13 2013

The Experiment Day Two Post Game

Welcome to the Medieval Era.  I have three cities now. I didn’t build any new wonders, but none of the wonders that I hope to build have been taken, either. An unknown player lost their capital, so that’s one down! Carthage is displeased that I settled near them (though it’s the city not next to …

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Nov 13 2013

The Experiment Day Two Begins

Day 2 8:45 PM   I overslept. Honestly, I’d like to grab a book and go hide under the covers. My temperature is only 97.4, but my face flaming red (giving a completely new meaning to being a redskin– but seriously, I have Santa suit camo going on here). The back of my throat also …

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Nov 12 2013

The Experiment on Day One

I created the game scenario. I currently have one city. Through explorations, I have met five of the ten civilizations. Maya Carthage Ethiopia India France   I founded a Pantheon with the God of Craftsmen selection. I have the second most amount of money and am the most well-fed, but am the least happiest. Two …

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Nov 11 2013

The Gaming to Increase Writing Experiment

The Experiment:   I recently read an article that suggested a correlation between video games and increased productivity. The games stimulate certain areas of the brain, which releases various chemicals, thus trigging the boost. Could this be true? Is gaming not for slackers, but rather for those who need a productivity boost? (Best news ever…) …

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