August 26th, 2015

Corrupted Kingdoms Diary: Until One Day...

When I was in high school, I wasn't a very popular kid. At some point, I ended up at the "losers" table. I wasn't very happy with this, but as I started making friends with the other outcasts (nerds, goths, and geeks among them) I learned they liked to play games. This made me happy. There were three very dominant games. #1. A Vampire the Requiem LARP, that was one part vampires, and another part Jackie Chan Adventures. #2 Was Pokemon. and #3 Was Magic: The Gathering. The struggle of fitting in in High School is very much about trying to find out who you are, and what you want to be. For me, the feeling of being lost was finally gone. I had found my people. The tabletop games and Jacki Chan Vampire LARPS took a backseat to the video games. Up until 2001/2002 my gaming console was my imagination, a SNES, The Original Gameboy, or an old PC.

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