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#1 Posted by Lionheart377 (55 posts) -

Wish I could offer up some advice on how to reignite the flame, but I can at least say that I know what you're going through. I'm a freelancer for GameSpot, but other than the review games I'm assigned, I don't do too much gaming these days. Part of that is having a full-time job, but I also think we just burn out from time to time. I play Madden and FIFA to relax after a long day, and I really loved digging back into Final Fantasy X. But you might just need a game tailored to your interests to appear before you really get excited again.

#2 Posted by Lionheart377 (55 posts) -

I'd love one, if possible!

#3 Posted by Lionheart377 (55 posts) -

@Video_Game_King: Thanks! Had no idea about Telestar or Vectrex.

#4 Posted by Lionheart377 (55 posts) -

@The_Laughing_Man: One of my friends does something like this every few months for fun, and now I'm just damn curious.

#5 Posted by Lionheart377 (55 posts) -

Can you guys help me out? Can't figure out the majority of these.

#6 Posted by Lionheart377 (55 posts) -

@patrickklepek: Not to get overly personal, but I couldn't relate more to that final feeling you described before saying goodbye, Patrick.

I lost my father to illness at the age of 11, and while I held strong throughout the weeks of hospital visits, it was that last time I saw his body that hit the hardest. Knowing you have to eventually move yourself away from that place and settle with never seeing someone so influential again is what finally made the reality of the situation feel, well, real.

It's been nine years, and just writing about it now still stings a bit. Articles like this, though, are truly special to me. No, I didn't have an abusive upbringing, but hearing of others coming to grips with similar tragedies and maybe even accepting what happened is refreshing. It's really amazing what video games can now achieve.

Thanks for the fantastic piece of journalism, Patrick.

#7 Edited by Lionheart377 (55 posts) -

YEAH.

Was waiting for this. Now I can start the weekend.

#8 Posted by Lionheart377 (55 posts) -

Weak.

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#10 Posted by Lionheart377 (55 posts) -

@Brendan: That's a really good comparison, and what I had in mind when I posted this. I think it's a similar situation - in both cases, your manhood almost comes into question if you don't drink the hardest and darkest.

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