VB - I was 12 years old in 1997, a perfect time to be introduced to Final Fantasy VII because I was going through puberty, which we all know is a strange experience. I was young with little confidence; it’s no wonder that I attached so easily to the characters of FFVII. But what about 16 years later? Does the game still hold the same meaning now that I’m a grown man? After all these years, it’s the same game, and it’s still important to me but for different reasons.