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Times are dark, so why not spice things up with a little guac and a few laughs?

Relief can come from the strangest of places and in the most unexpected forms. I’ve watched my friends and the internet at large deal with this pandemic through their own various outlets. A few are learning new skills, others are delving into hobbies. Then there’s most of us, just trying to get by. The one universal situation seems to be an uptick in consuming entertainment, as a distraction, escape, or even a crutch.

I watched as the world soaked up their sadness with games like Animal Crossing. Building their own little escapes from all this and I felt hollow. Those games never really gel for me, and amidst everything it felt like nothing would. …

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Hope Corrigan

Secretly several dogs stacked on top of one another in a large coat, Hope has a habit of writing and talking too much about video games and tech. @Hope_Corrigan

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