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So, I played a Wii U for the first time last weekend. One of the players in the tabletop RPG campaign I GM invited the other players and myself over, made us dinner, and then we all played Smash and Mario Kart for a while. Good times. Still have my Smash touch, so that was fun. I’m really bad at Mario Kart 8, though. I did finish first on my first race, but each race after was progressively worse.

My takeaways were that the gamepad is too unwieldy for me to use with my disability, but the pro controller is pretty good. Definitely wish my friend had that Gamecube controller adapter, though.

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The whole experience did remind me of those childhood days where I went to friends’ houses and got to play the consoles I didn’t own. My favorite memories of that time are of playing Star Wars Battlefront on my friend’s PS2, and later Halo 2 on his original Xbox, both consoles I didn’t own. He was one of those kids whose parents bough all the consoles for.

So, for today’s topic question, what games or consoles did you not own growing up did you really enjoy playing when you went over to a friend’s house? Discuss below or Talk Amongst Yourselves about whatever you like!

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