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What games do you play when you're sick?

November 25, 2018 1 min read

We’re in full-on germ season right now, with temperatures dropping below zero. All the tea and soup in the world can’t stop the IT guy at work from coughing all over your keyboard, so one bout of illness is almost inevitable as the colder seasons roll in.

This is shaping up to be a poor time for my immune system, jumping from a pretty nasty cold to a stomach bug that is making me feel like I have an acid bath in my guts. Unable to go to the gym because even walking for too long is painful, I’ve chomped through my backlog like never before over the past week, and it got me thinking. Sometimes when you are sick, you can’t even look at a TV or computer screen. Other times, light entertainment really can be the best medicine.

Here are the games I have played when I am (mildly) sick, and why I found them so therapeutic, or why it was a poor choice, as the case may be.

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