I have a handful of gaming or "nerdy" shirts. A friend got me an N7 hoodie for my birthday a couple years ago. Some I purchased specifically, some came in NerdBlock boxes. I have several PAX East shirts from the years that I went. A decade ago I owned three Firefly shirts. I purchased one Giant Beast shirt earlier this year. I usually change into one of these when I get home from work, and I don't really have any problem wearing them in public. Obviously I'm not gonna wear one on a date or anything like that. At least...not a first date.
I know that there's some weird impressions people might get from seeing someone wearing a shirt like this. You know what? Fuck 'em. No one bats an eye at band shirts, right? I mean you're expressing your love for art. Who cares if that art is music, or games?
I will say that a lot of the TeeFury type "mashup" shirts are kind of garish and loud, IMO. I dunno, like they're trying too hard. Also, I'm an old man now, and I may not be the audience for that anymore. To paraphrase the kids in the old Apple Jacks commercials, I say you should wear what you like.
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