When and How to Take a Break from Games (A Gamer’s Thumb Horror Story)

When and How to Take a Break from Games (A Gamer’s Thumb Horror Story)

After a lifetime of playing video games without injury (unless you count the emotional trauma I suffered during TLOU’s opening), I finally gave myself Gamer’s Thumb, also known as De Quervain’s tendinosis. Unfortunately, this means I’m taking a very serious break from games for the next few weeks, but I also want to use this experience to warn other gamers of how easy it is to take things too far.

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