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Stress Packing

Stress packed:

  • laptop
  • iPad Air
  • GCW Zero
  • 3DS XL
  • iPhone 5S
  • Samsung Galazy S5
  • HTC One
  • Nexus 5

“Four phones. I don’t need four phones. Three phones is already too many phones,” I thought.

So I narrowed it down to three phones.

“Three phones — still too many phones.” I put another back.

“Which games do I really need? Am I even going to play Phoenix Wright? Do I need the 3DS?” I closed the bag and decided it was close enough.

Stress packing is a thing, right?

Life is hard and full of uncertainty and on top of that I’m expected to decide what devices to pack and not pack? Why. I don’t want to decide.

Stress packing is kind of like the real life equivalent to grabbing everything in an adventure game because you might need it later. Except in real life that’s not going to help solve problems.

There should be an adventure game where you can pick everything up but none of it is useful. That would be an interesting game.