As someone who generally celebrates nothing, I am still required to take part in Chinese New Year festivities. What does this require me to do? Turn up, eat the food, light some incense, and run out of there, screaming, as my family chases me down to compare my high school exam results to the other cousins. This means there will be no video games for me. How about you? What are you playing this weekend?
What Are You Playing This Weekend?
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