I’ve by no means been fast to foretell well-liked developments or latch onto them in a well timed trend. I as soon as wore a pair of neon-laced L.A. Gears 4 years after they’d fallen out of favor, and I am nonetheless undecided how I escaped highschool with out getting my ass kicked. However after I first examine Pokémon Purple and Blue in some distant, dusty subject of Nintendo Energy, I mentioned, “I am getting that day one. It should be large.”
That was the one time in my life I rode the crest of a hype wave earlier than my friends even thought of paddling out to fulfill it. I by no means climbed down from the swell, both: I have been a Pokémon fan for effectively over half my life. It seems roleplaying as a child who ditches their tasks in favor of catching monsters and travelling the world solely turns into extra interesting as you become older. Who knew.