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TAY: Open Forum - Is It Time?

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What’s up ya TAYter tots? It’s forum time! On my last Forum there were 9 comments. The record since I started tracking this is 23. Let’s beat that number today! We’ve made it through another week of quarantine, but we’ve got a ways to go yet. Make sure to say hello to your fellow TAYers down in the comments and keep each other sane in these tough times.

It seems like a lot of people are enjoying the Final Fantasy VII remake. I’m not one of them as I don’t have a PS4. I have a bigger confession to make, though. I never finished the original. I actually never played it when it came out as I didn’t have a PS1. How cyclical. I’ve never had a PlayStation console of any number, but that’s not what we’re discussing right now. I always knew FFVII was an important part of gaming history and meant a lot to a lot of people, but it wasn’t until I started hanging here on TAY that I started to feel the encouragement to play it from people like Z and some others who aren’t around anymore. I bought the PC port on Steam a few months after I started frequenting TAY, but because of a stupid default control scheme for the driving parts of the game, I died and of course it was just after I missed a save point. Lost progress and then never went back to try again. Z bugs me every now and then about playing it again. All this excitement about the remake makes me think it’s time to give it another shot. It’s been like 6 years, though, and I don’t remember anything, so I should start over.

  • How was your week? Hope you’ve been keeping safe and healthy!
  • What’s an iconic game you love but didn’t play until years after it came out?
  • What was the biggest setback you’ve experienced in a video game?

Discuss below or Talk Amongst Yourselves about whatever you want! I’ll be sure to dive into the comments as soon as I can.


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Here’s your Morning Jam!

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