Sometimes it’s a mechanical change — getting rid of an ability you’ve gotten used to, or even built your character around, or removing specific talent or ability choices. Rebuilding the talent tree and making it vastly different. Altering pet mechanics. It can be finding out that the game you’re looking forward to playing will be delayed, or will be changing to 5×5 gameplay, or what have you. Sometimes it’s story based — you were hoping for more than a giant Kaiju at the end of Cataclysm, or you really didn’t like the opening to Battle for Azeroth.

And sometimes it’s something a whole heck of a lot more serious, like waking up and reading that one of your favorite developers has a really awful track record when it comes to misogynistic abuse and toxic culture and now you have to re-evaluate everything about your long relationship with that company and its games.

There can be a lot of reasons you might be disappointed in a game, a game series, or even the entire developer behind those games, the studio that you’ve potentially always found a reason to be excited about. So how do you deal with that? What are your coping strategies when confronted with that feeling? Do you take time away from the games, or play them even more to push through it? I was once a huge BioWare mark, I’d buy every game they put out as soon as they did, but after Anthem and some reports about serious problems with their internal culture and how they treated their players, I developed a much more “wait and see” approach when it came to them and their games.

So I’m curious how you may be dealing with disappointment right now, for obvious reasons. Knowing what you’re thinking about doing will help me figure out what I’ll do, I suppose.

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Who is LeVar Burton? The answer — one of the next guest hosts for Jeopardy!

LeVar Burton will be taking his turn at the Jeopardy podium this week! From July 26 to July 30 viewers can tune in and watch LeVar Burton as the guest host. This is after an absolutely massive fan campaign saw nearly 250,000 people sign a petition on, multiple news articles about how he’d make for an amazing host, and even enthusiastic endorsements from LeVar himself. He’s still just slated to be a guest host, but if this goes well, I’d love to see him brought on permanently.

LeVar has acted in Hollywood for decades. Most notably on many different acclaimed TV series like Roots, Reading Rainbow, and Star Trek: The Next Generation. He has won multiple Emmy awards over the years for his outstanding work in front of and behind the camera. He hosts an amazing podcast called LeVar Burton Reads, where he reads a new short story every episode. It’s like Reading Rainbow for adults! Every step of the way in his career he has championed a love of reading and made every effort to share that love of reading with as many people as possible through his podcast, books, and even literacy programs in schools.

If you want to watch Jeopardy, but don’t have a current cable subscription, you can always watch online with a few different options. If you live in the United States you can go through the ABC website directly. For people outside of the USA, you can watch through services like Hulu Live or YouTube TV.

Alex Trebek has left some very big shoes to fill since his tragic passing. Anyone who takes over for him has to be charismatic and exemplify a love of learning. The guest hosts so far have been able to do a decent job of filling those roles, but none have quite been the whole package. LeVar Burton is that whole package.

But you don’t have to take my word for it.

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