How To Survive The Summer Gaming Drought
Posted on Wednesday, June 20 @ 16:30:00 Eastern by Daniel BischoffJune through August are typically some of the worst months in gaming. It's exceedingly hot outside, so you might be tempted to stay in doors, but how are you going to find anything to play? Here are some steps you can take to keep cool, play games, and have fun with the digital pasttime.
Beat back the backlog.
This is probably one of those no-brainer tips, but we have to get it out of the way. While you're waiting around for all the fall blockbusters, it's time to tackle the games that got left behind. Maybe you didn't finish that one title you were really excited about when it launched. Maybe you never opened a game because you bought it on sale. Maybe you have a Steam account—you know how those libraries get after a Humble Indie Bundle.
Play with friends.
People have time off. If you're in school, there is plenty of people just like you with more time than they know how to handle. Being at home during the summer can get really lazy, and gaming is great for that kind of attitude, but that doesn't mean you can't socialize while you're at it.
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