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The Graveyard Shift

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Well, we're almost halfway through April. Meaning it's almost Late April. Meaning my Figmas should be ready for order any time soon, now. Despite her being the poster child for waifus in Fire Emblem, I have to admit that I'm nowhere near as excited about getting my Lucina, as I am about my Solid Snake figure. And well, due to the hype for that, and what with MGSV just a few months ahead, I've decided to revisit MGS:PO. The game I bought a PSP for, and to this day, one of my favorite entries in the series. What's funny, though, is despite all my love for PO, I only ever did play it once. Just once, and then afterwards, I proceeded to neglect my PSP. It's been sitting there in that drawer for years, and I've never once touched it to play anything. A waste, yea, but on the other hand, I can't help but think it's "perfect". It's just perfect how everything came out. I played the game, loved every little bit of it- the music, atmosphere, setting and lore -and then was so satisfied that I never played it again.

I'm kinda hesitant to play it again, after all those years, in fact, simply because of that. What if my memories serve me wrong? What if it's not as amazing as I remember it being? What if I find out that I've changed so much in the time that's passed since I last played it, that I find I'm not as happy, or like the game that much anymore? What then? So, TAY, ever done something like that? Just abandoned a game you loved, and have good memories, but never revisited it again? Maybe for different reasons, but the point is, you were satisfied, and then never looked back.

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