Coming home tonight, I was very excited about two things. One is Catching Fire, which is the sequel to The Hunger Games. It is rather good, stringing one cliffhanger ending of a chapter along with the next. I was excited to read it tonight, but I wasn't sure how much I would read because today I also picked up Batman: Arkham City for the XBox 360, which is the sequel to the very excellent game Batman: Arkham Asylum.
My compromise would be that I would read Catching Fire over dinner then switch to the video game. However, Catching Fire caught me up and I ended up reading too far. If I read any more, I wouldn't have enough to tide me over for my time on the exercise bike tomorrow morning. So I switched over to Batman. As the game started it asked me if I wanted to download the free content I was entitled to having bought the game new. I agreed and that was the end of my attempts to play Batman. Right now, after having been going for around 40 minutes, it is at 59%. I suppose I could attempt to play the game, but at this time I'd risk losing the hard won progress. So, here I am writing a blog post.
In other news, I went to a game night at a local coffee shop yesterday night. It was a good deal of fun and I got to learn the game 7 Wonders, which is a pretty cool game. There seems to be a good crowd of pretty normal guys and a few girls that get together to play each week. It's put on by Board Now Games. Seems like fertile ground for making a few friends in the area. I will definitely be going back.
And we've made it to 71%. Ugh.