Viewing by tag: nostalgia
  1. When I was younger I almost never got new games. I had to luck out at the video store with weekend rentals, and I had the Hot Knowledge of Nintendo Tape Magazine to assist me in picks—though with the slim rental choices it more often than not came down to looking at box art. You and I both know that before you put a game on that Christmas list you had to have made damned sure it was an A+++ winner cause you were gonna have to play the hell out of it for the next year. It also just so happens that the years during which I was at the really great Christmas present age were also some...
    read more
  2. Technology and the ways it flows through our culture are constantly changing and, for the most part, we who live embedded in that change don't notice it much. But there are always particular things that impact us on a personal level. Things that make us "miss the good old days" or wonder if we might actually be aging. One of those things for me has been the decline of the rental store. As I wait here for Amazon to ship my brand new copy of The Last Story, it's hard to stop my mind from wandering back to the time when all I'd have to do was stroll in and rent one out. Sure, rental places haven't...
    read more
page 1 of 1