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A Childhood Without Video Games Is Like a Body Without Skin

The summer I spent playing the greatest video game ever made

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I was 7 years old in the summer of 1996. Summer vacation. Kids were supposed to spend their days outside, swimming in the Midwest humidity and dodging roving gangs of mosquitos. Being poor had its perks. Parents couldn’t…

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Gunner Barrett

Gunner Barrett

Groovy Writer of Supple Words, LaserDisc Apologist, Grand Intellectual, Seer of Greasy Auras; Bots Welcome. Stories vaguely organized in my lists.