Video games will never, ever be one of my strong suits.
Back in elementary school, when Nintendo first became so popular, I never even managed to rescue the princess. And this was after hours upon hours of playing time. (Mostly trying to impress boys.)
My husband just stared at me in sad disbelief when I admitted that I had never once conquered all the levels of Super Mario Brothers.
Anway...We're having a ton of fun with the Wii Jonathan purchased a few weeks ago; but I'm pretty pitiful to watch.
My six year olds skills pretty much match mine, and my 5 year old will probably surpass me shortly.
The boys have figured out that if they just hand Lauryn an inactive controller she thinks she's playing. They even shout encouraging things to her occasionally, just to keep up the ruse. Perhaps I should discourage this trickery, but it keeps the peace so I'm letting it go for now!
Fun. My brain is not wired for that stuff either, but it is fun to try sometimes. I imagine a Wii is not too far off in our future, but we are stalling it for now.
Hey - your posts don't show up on my reader anymore for some reason. Any ideas why? I see the links from Facebook usually and read them, but my Google reader doesn't show you have updated. Weird.
We Keep the peace that same way at my mom's house too!!
on another note.... we were looking over our friends address and we realized that we don't have yours.... physical or e-mail... can we have one or both? We would really like you to be our friends "officially". ;P
My 4 year-old has already started explaining to me what I should be doing in each game, and most of the time I don't get it. Oh, well.
Girl, you and I have a lot in common! I used to play Super Mario for hours and loved it but never captured the princess either. And, you should see me on Mario Kart - it really is pitiful, I'm running into cows and falling off of cliffs constantly - just can't do it!