Video games have been a big part of my life for as long as I can remember. They are more to me than just something to while away the time. They become methods for me to become close with those I can call friends. They become markers of my life, each game capturing the essence of the time I was going through. They fill the moments between one crisis and the next.
2017 has been a big year for me. I dropped out of college and, a semester later, enrolled to a completely different one. I started to learn to live with the Hell that’s been growing in my head. I’m still learning, but I think I’ve figured out how to relax and let things go. It’s altogether a much better year than 2016, which I only allude to vaguely in my 2016 list of games that have impacted me.
I don’t write retrospectives much. My memory is a foggy place that constantly rebuilds itself. But, this year especially, video games become a landmark in that fog. So here’s my 2017, as told by the games I’ve played. Mind, it’s a very personal list. Continue reading “My 2017 as Told by Nine Games”