Pokemon And Me: Part 1



I remember when I bought Pokemon Blue one autumn evening in October ’99 it was a very special moment. It was the moment that a love affair sparked between myself and a Nintendo franchise. As regular readers of these pages will know, I grew up a SEGA kid, from the master system to the Saturn it was all I played – I even returned to them when they launched the Dreamcast.

And yet there was something about those lovable little monsters, maybe it was my little brothers fault for constantly watching the anime, perhaps that time when he brought home a starter pack of trading cards or that time he brought home ‘Pokemon Red’ and proceeded to hog the Gameboy…

…or maybe, just maybe Nintendo and Creature Freak captured lightning in a bottle. There is undoubtedly something very carnal about collecting; we are all collectors, it’s in our nature. Couple…

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Posted on 12 March 2016, in opinion. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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