Gaming and cannabis have a long and uncomplicated history together.
Gaming is fun. Cannabis makes everything better. Hence, cannabis makes gaming even more fun!
Pretty simple math from our point of view.
But there are some games that stand out from the rest when you mix them with Mary Jane.
So in no particular order, here’s what we consider to be the top 5 video games to play while you’re high!
1. Call of Duty
Well-crafted stories. Awesome graphics. Non-stop, pulse-pounding action.
For well over a decade, the Call of Duty franchise has captivated both veteran gamers and those new to the first-person shooter genre.
But there are about 14 different Call of Duty games out there. Which one should you go with if you’re just starting out?
The general consensus is that Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is the best installment of the series. So just start there, and blast your way through to the rest!
There’s no storyline. No mission. Minecraft is just a huge, digital sandbox that allows you to create any type of world you can imagine. You can build machines, houses, castles, and even vast civilizations.
In fact, we’ve seen a Minecraft map that took 6 years to build. Eat your heart out, Great Pyramids.
3. The Grand Theft Auto series
We all have our guilty pleasures. Binge-watching reality TV. Spraying whip cream directly into our mouths. Swiping free towels from hotel rooms.
And then there’s Grand Theft Auto.
The irony is that the game is called Grand Theft Auto even though stealing cars isn’t even the worst thing you’ll have to do to win this game.
How about running criminal enterprises, launching bloody turf wars, and leading the police on high-speed car chases?
Not like we’ve ever played it or anything…
4. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
If you like the fact that you can hold down a job, have friends, eat regularly, and go to bed at a decent hour, then we advise you to approach The Elder Scrolls V: Skryim with caution.
The story is simple enough. You’re a powerful warrior with the soul of a dragon, and only you can save the land of Skyrim from the evil dragon Alduin.
Oh, if only it were that simple.
The truth is that the game takes place in a vast, sprawling world that can take hours to explore. Not to mention tons of side quests.
To say that it’s addictive is an understatement. It has the potential to consume your life.
5. Mario Kart
We decided to end this list on a simple note, and you don’t get much simpler than Mario Kart.
Those of you who’ve played it know how addictive it can be, and how many friendships it came close to ruining.
You know that feeling of exhilaration you get when you pick up a star and accelerate all the way to the finish line. Or when you blast your opponent off the track with a heat-seeking, red tortoise shell.
What can we say? All’s fair in love and war…and Mario Kart.
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