“What makes a family?”
“The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.”
Remember the good old days when you and a few of your friends would meet up on a Friday night, go down into the basement (or wherever your choice of room may have been) and played intense board games like Dungeons & Dragons until your mom yelled at you to shut up and demand that all your friends go home?
“I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I’ll go to it laughing.”
-Herman Melville, Moby-Dick, or, the Whale
The late 90s were a golden era for platformers and collectathons. Mario 64, Banjo-Kazooie, Donkey Kong 64, Crash Bandicoot, and Spyro alone could keep a young gamer busy for weeks, playing and replaying them, trying to find and unlock everything.
“I saw the Count lying within the box upon the earth, some of which the rude falling from the cart had scattered over him. He was deathly pale, just like a waxen […]
“Not necessity, not desire – no, the love of power is the demon of men.”
– The Dawn of Day, Friedrich Nietzsche