(Editor’s note: In this bi-weekly feature, Pixelitis staffer Matt Brown shares his “down the rabbit hole” look into gaming history. Having admittedly missed what many consider “classics,” join him as he dives in head first. We ask that you just be gentle with him.)
"Last time we talked, I was moving in a friend and inaugurating his arrival with replays of Burnout 3. Now my Videogame Virgin exploits, my own personal Pilgrim’s Progress, my Gulliver’s Travels, has led me back again to my college days. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. And takeout and beer and whiskey and futons and a projector we set up one weekend so our videogames could be as big and obnoxious as our parties.
Those were, in some ways, the best days of my life. I lived with my closest friends. It was college so no one cared about how clean things were. Really ever. We just got to hang out all the time.
Those were, in some ways, the worst days of my life. I lived with my closest friends. It was college so no one cared about how clean…well, you get it."