When I was a kid, I was really into Pokemon. I think it’s like a right of passage for children.. at least it was for little boys.. and I was basically a little boy, despite what my amazing body tells everyone. I watched the show, the movies. I sang the theme song like it was my last day on Earth. I played the regular Pokemon games: red, blue, gold. I played the unique ones: stadium, snap. My favorite one, however, was The Pokemon Trading Card Game.
How do I remember it was my favorite? Well… recently, I found my Game Boy Color game, The Pokemon Trading Card Game. And… well, I’ve been playing it. Correction. I beat it. DON’T JUDGE ME. I’m surprised by how much fun I had. maybe it’s the strategy.. maybe it’s the nostalgia.. “whatever it is, she’s got”…
don’t mind me. I was just singing.
Back to how much I enjoyed the game. OH YEAH. I bought actual cards, and I am now a member of the Trading Card Game online. Do I feel silly playing a game my 9 year old brother plays? YES. Do I feel pedophile-ish when I am chatting with children on how to get this damn system to work? NO. But I feel silly again. It’s okay though. Because
I’m BUILDING MY ONLINE COLLECTION FOR WHAT WILL BE THE BEST DECK EVER.
Will I feel silly when I crush all the children in a match? NO. I will feel superior, as does any grown ass adult who puts the smack down on some children.. who may or may not have equivalent skill.