Yall know we're in the middle of some serious cold here on the East coast and I feel like pretty much everyone is sick of it. The sun can be out but it's freezing outside and really...I'll be honest when I say I totally get affected by the lack of outside time in the winter.
The kid is struggling.
When Nintendo contacted me and asked if they could come out and throw a game playing party with some of my friends, I said heckie yeah just to have some fun cuz again...I'm struggling.
So they sent out two awesome guys, Dewan and Devir, with healthy platters from Whole Foods, beer, wine and water (cuz that's all we drink at 13700 other than coffee and tea) and my friends rolled in and BAAAAAAAAAABY! You'd think we were in a park playing kickball with chicken on the grill the amount of fun we had.
There were prizes and crazy laughter and MAJOR competition. I ain't saying no names...but somebody was up in here turned up to SUPER SERIOUS when it came to the Luigi's Haunted Mansion on the Nintendo Land game.
Again...I ain't saying no names.
And somebody ELSE was up in here dancing like they were on line pledging all over again.
Again...I ain't saying no names.
The poor kids barely got a chance to play anything because, as we've shown time and time again, the adults I know...KNOW HOW TO GET DOWN AND HAVE A GOOD.DARN.TIME!
Now...there's this one game that I love and, of course, neither E nor The Robinator would ever play it with me cuz they're wussies. It's called SiNG Party. Now...when E and I first tried it out...I saw that the song, "The Climb" by Miley Cyrus was on it and I tortured him by singing the EN-TIRE-SONG super loud with swaying and my rendition of faux ballet dance moves.
He almost died. You know...cuz he's 14 and cool and I'm 43 and cool-ER.
SIP: That's your story huh?
N E WAY...
So I didn't know about the party mode of the game. See...when you're having a party...one person gets to sing karaoke style. The other people watch the television screen and does what it says to do on the screen. So there's dancing and background singing that I didn't know about. YES! YES! YES! And it's not like sway dancing...it's serious cardio dancing. Getting your EN.TIRE groove on! We were like...OH YEAH! LET'S GO 'HEAD AND GET THIS WORKOUT IN TOO!
Most of the kids declined to join us because they are evil and un-cool. LOL! It's not their fault...we're just of a cooler, funner generation. LOL!
So, you'll notice that our WiiU is in the family room where I'm usually posted up. That was intentional cuz I LURVE this gaming system! When you're child-free, as we are, you don't normally have games, etc. going on in your house but we figure...hey...why should parents get to have all the fun? LOL! So yup...we play it and have a BLAST!
I loved all of the information Dewan and Devir gave us about the system. The biggest hit was when they told us that if a kid or Monnie was playing a game and their parent or Robby walked into the room and watched to watch the news...all they had to do was switch it so the kid could continue playing on the game pad only and not the television. That has probably saved lives in households all over already. LOL!
Thanks to all of my friends who came out! The party was supposed to be from 2pm - 5pm. Of course the last of the guests didn't leave until 10pm. LOL! Why? Cuz that's how we get down-T. We had a good dang time.
Thanks to Nintendo, as always, for sending me a free gaming system and games. Thanks for the catered food and thanks for not weirding out when I was adamant about no sodas and only healthy food options in my home.
Thanks to my friends and framily who all came out and had a good time. Yall rocksie! Yall can come play anytime and, when you get your own, let's hook up online and play. Well...everybody 'cept TravelDiva. She be in full combat mode! LOL! Talking 'bout zombie apocalypse and whatnot and why we gotta run faster. My rested heart rate just sped up just THINKING about it! ROFL!
Do you have a WiiU? What games do you suggest we pick up? Do you play with your kids?