Weed can either relax you or make you more focused. Some cannabis strains will make you euphoric, energized and creative while some can make you crawl back to bed with an overpowering need to sleep.
With these varied effects, you can tweak your cannabis use according to your needs. If you need to work the next morning after a long and tiring night of partying, then an energizing strain is the best choice for you. If you are stressed, anxious about something that’s been bothering you lately, you can switch your mind off and take strains that can relax you.
Stimulating Cannabis Strains are Good with Video Games
What do you need to play, and win, when it comes to computer games? You need focus and a lot of energy to play non-stop. You have to think two steps ahead of your opponent, plan and strategize your every move. The only way to give you the edge in computer games is to forget about your worries for the time being. Just let the game be your reality for now. Only when you can concentrate and you can give your all will you be able to win any kind of game.
Here are the top ten computer games that are perfect for cannabis lovers
1. Mario Kart 4 – Nintendo Wii and Nintendo Switch
Mario Kart 4 is the latest in the title that allows you to play vs the computer or against one, two or more friends in a massive multiplayer platform. Mario Kart is fun, is not too complicated to control and the graphics are oh so cool. The reason why Mario Bros. games will never be out of date no matter what generation plays is the characters are very relatable. Even if you were born in the 80s when Nintendo Family Computers were introduced or you just recently discovered Mario Kart through the switch, you will love to play it over and over again.
Play Mario Kart 4 with energizing strains or balanced strains. You will be able to focus on those sharp turns, get those bonuses and keep up with your friends easily.
2. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Windows, PS 3, PS 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch
Skyrim is the fifth title under The Elder Scrolls series. The game was released in 2011 but till now, it is a winner among cannabis consumers. The plot alone is quite interesting especially if you have followed the series closely.
Your task is to defeat the terrible dragon named Alduin the World-Eater, which has been prophesized to devour the world. You will find yourself 200 years in the past after Oblivion happened in Skyrim. As with most role-playing games of this format, you will be completing tasks and will be responsible for developing your character. It has an open world game design, therefore, you are free to roam inside the game and check out different worlds. It’s like taking a long stroll in a park or forest to help manage your high without leaving your couch.
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is best played with a balanced strain. This is a strain that will keep you focused but not to the point that you will be in your head the whole time. You will be relaxed and at the same time ready for any dragon or beast that should come your way.
3. Grand Theft Auto – All Gaming Platforms Including Android, Dreamcast, Fire OS, iOS, Windows Phone, and Game Boy Advance
They say driving stoned is safer than driving drunk. But this may not be the case when you are playing Grand Theft Auto. There is a lot of difference when you are racing against the police and all other people who want to see you dead then just driving home from a friend’s house. The Grand Theft Auto game series has reached a level that you can do almost anything you want without ever hurting anyone on the road.
The latest is said to be Grand Theft Auto 6 which is rumored to be released soon. There is news that developers are aiming at a mid-2019 release but till now, there is no news yet of a specific date. All is known is that it will be in all platforms and will still continue to have a controversial and mature adult themed content that gamers have grown to love over the years.
What strain works best with playing GTA? A balanced strain is perfect for playing this driving game. You will be able to better take control of the wheel and of course, strategize better when you are focused and at the same time relaxed.
4. Portal 2 – Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, Xbox 360 and PS 3
If you love solving puzzles and you think you are better than everyone else then you must play Portal 2. This is a first-person video game that was released in 2011 and followed the original Portal which was released in 2007. If you were able to survive Portal 1’s daring puzzles, mind-bending gameplay, and unique characters then you will love to check out the second installment.
You will be using different items like tractor beams, paint-like gels, light bridges, and laser beams and this time allowing you to find portals from almost any kind of surface in the game. What makes this game perfect for stoners is that anything is possible. In a world when you are restricted to only one plane, it’s difficult to find your own space. With cannabis, you will be able to discover a completely new world. You will be able to let go of all your inhibitions and thus let your imagination run wild.
What’s perfect when you are playing Portal 2? Consumers recommend a hybrid strain with a relaxing yet focused high. You need to keep up with the speed and the dialogue of the game which is very important to solve your way out of Portal 2.
5. Minecraft – Microsoft Windows, macOS, and Linux
When Minecraft was released in 2011, everyone fell head over heels in love with the sandbox concept. You can build and rebuild all kinds of things in Minecraft and thus makes you feel like some sort of god. The 3D world of Minecraft was a place that stoners would go to escape reality. Here, they could be kings with their own vast kingdoms. You could be a zookeeper, a forest ranger or anything you wish. The game lets you pick from different modes including exploration, crafting, gathering resources and combat.
In the survival mode, you can play against different players. You compete to acquire different resources to build your own world. The adventure mode lets you roam freely using maps and with the spectator mode, you can move around freely but you are not allowed to make any changes in the setting.
Use a cannabis strain that can boost your creativity and use the Java version. This allows you to create your own mods and your own items and anything you want in Minecraft. The latest Minecraft is the Story Mode released in 2118 where you get to play a point-and-click adventure game.
6. The Legend of Zelda – Nintendo
The Legend of Zelda is an adventure game that can only be played under the Nintendo platform. It is a part of this list because it is exciting to play and will take you to different adventures as you ride your high.
For anyone who has never played a single The Legend of Zelda game before the plot revolves around Link, a character that has elf-like characteristics. He is always on the move, looking for ways to save Princess Zelda as well as the entire kingdom of Hyrule from the hands of Ganon.
The latest installment in The Legend of Zelda is Breath of the Wild which continues the story of Link as he battles Calamity Ganon to prevent the destruction of Hyrule.
Zelda is perfect even for the beginner stoner. It offers an adventure that you won’t find anywhere. With the ideal strain, you will be more focused and relaxed to play even when you are playing against people online.
7. Monument Valley – iOS, Android and Windows Phone
If you’ve played Monument Valley before then you will understand why this puzzle game is widely popular among stoners. The game theme is minimalistic with a Japanese visual style that will help you concentrate on the game more.
In Monument Valley, you will be playing as Princess Ida, a cute face-less character that moves through mazes of impossible optical illusions and puzzles. As you move through the game, you will see that it is set in isometric view. You will need to move through the puzzles and mazes carefully to find hidden portals that will hopefully take you to the game’s exit.
Cannabis consumers who have played Monument Valley before swear that they need weed to expand their imagination. They compared their moves with weed and without weed and revealed that they were able to think faster and with more accuracy when they were quite high.
8. Diablo 3 Reaper of Souls – Microsoft Windows, macOS, Nintendo Switch, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One
Continue the task of Tyrael as he retrieves the Black Soulstone. This stone contains all the seven evils which should never be left in the hands of mortals. Your task in Diablo 3 is to protect the world from these evils.
If you have never played Diablo before then you might become too overwhelmed with the dark plot. Like a fine potent weed, you need to take moderate doses of this game so you won’t feel too constricted. Diablo 3 is a game that will let you play with all your might. It will expand your mind and keep you playing more and more till your quest is over.
9. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock – PS2, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X
No doubt that Guitar Hero III is a fantastic bake and plays the game and should be part of this list! Aside from feeling like a total rockstar, you will get to challenge other players to beat your all-time record score.
You will need to hit notes as the screen moves in time with the tune or music that you are playing. Maintain a good score for successive moves and you get bonuses along the way. Stoners agree that the best way to get more out of your game is to use a dedicated guitar controller instead of using a standard controller. What’s great about this latest version is you get avatars of the band including the character that you selected. There are 13 characters to choose from and you can also customize these with unique skins, outfits and more.
What type of strain that will work best with Guitar Hero III? Definitely, an energetic strain because you won’t just be sitting and playing this game; you will be standing, jamming and even dancing to the music.
10. World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth – Microsoft Windows and macOS
This is the latest expansion in the World of Warcraft series and in this game, you will be able to get more levels compared to Legion. You will be able to check out ten dungeons and four allied races with increased character slots as well.
Battle of Azeroth promises gameplay like no other. You will be thirsty for more adventure as you move tirelessly from one area of the game to another. What’s the best strain to take on wizards and beasts in World of Warcraft? People who have played WOW before agree that a relaxing strain is best for this game. You need to focus and should not be too eager to proceed from one place to another. You need to rethink your actions and to wield alliances for the better. An energetic potent strain will only ruin your chances of exploring every part of the game thoroughly.