I am a Video Game Dabbler

Over the last few months, I’ve come to accept that I am a video game dabbler. I love gaming but I’ll jump around and play different games over the course of a week, which ultimately leads to me not finishing anything. While I’ve been trying to finish stuff for my “Looking Back” series, I am having a hard time focusing my attention on one particular game. Instead, I’ll play one for a bit, jump to something else, then continue bouncing around.

A screenshot from an early portion of Chrono Trigger.
Chrono Trigger, one of my all-time favorite games and I’m playing it on an iPhone (don’t judge!)

I never really thought about it until recently. I’m pretty certain most people are guilty of this too. You’ll spend a few hours with one thing then jump to something else. Yes, there are dedicated gamers. Those people who will stick with a game, regardless of how long or short it is until they finish it. 

On the flip side, there are those situations where you start something, it doesn’t click with you and you move on. 

But that’s not the problem I’m