My first console was a PlayStation, a gift from my mother’s boyfriend. I don’t remember asking for it; I think it was a gift to curry favor. My mother had an antipathy towards video games that bordered on hostility, so while she didn’t outright ban my sister and me from playing them, it was very clear that the… Read more
I wish I had some of my older console boxes like the Genesis and N64. But yeah, it's part of the "package" for me, so I've held onto every console and handheld box since the PS3 era. Plus I move a lot, so it's handy to have them for more than nostalgic reasons
This is an incredible story... I am so happy for you Ash! This has me feeling more fulfilled than ever to have been able to grow up with this game and realize how deep my roots with it are as a black man and lifelong gamer.
You did the Lord’s work with this one, Ash. After the last piece on her, I set off to see what I could find, and came across some of the same things you did. I hadn’t realized how much I cared to find out more until you’d reminded me how much I loved that song. I’ll be honest, I’m surprised to see a follow up. This is… Read more
IT’s good to see I’m not the only one who immediately thought “OF COURSE I’m gonna freak my pet out with this”
I got one of their shirts when they were the worst team in overwatch. It’s still one of my favorites.