Video games remind me of the people I’m most thankful for
Finding family in unlikely places
Video games have always been a way to escape, but recently, they’ve become my favorite way to leave everything behind for a while. That interactivity is pretty strong stuff, because of late I find myself much more immersed in game narratives than those of other media. I’m thankful for the distraction — these days, I really seem to need it.
Like everyone else, I’ve had a rough go of it the last year or so. Every part of my life went through some really significant changes, and many of them for the worse. It’s kind of ironic that games were both the catalyst for that change — my desire to work in the games industry got me to move across the country and confront my …
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