so which of you nerds have ever played Dark Chronicle/Dark Cloud 2?
I’m having really strong nostalgia thoughts about it
but was it actually a fun game, or am I blinded by young teen fondness?
I wonder how hard it would be to seek out nowadays
I enjoy going back as an adult and playing games I loved and being like oh, this was actually good! but almost as much I love finding out this beloved thing of mine was actual unplayable garbage
The grinding is tedious but oh my god I periodically wail to the heavens about how much I want another Dark Cloud game. My sister still bursts into the spheda tune at random times. Also we first played that game in our twenties, so it’s definitely not just appealing to teens!
honestly one of my major personality flaws is “trying to help when help is not wanted”
this sounds like a humblebrag but it’s absolutely not, nothing is more annoying than someone trying to offer solutions when all you want is for them to listen & I’ve been trying to get better at recognizing the difference for legit years
Yup, I used to offer solutions all the time too before I understood that sometimes my friends just wanted to vent, they didn’t want to be solved.
And then I /also/ had to learn not to expend my energy just listening and listening when some of those friends never changed any of their behaviours but expected me to be available as a sympathetic sounding board whenever they wanted it.
This was a woman from whom, even being far away, and when I didn’t interacted much lately, i really looked up to. I learned so much from her and really admired her.
I can’t believe this is real
Oh my god. I feel the same sense of horrified disbelief as when we lost skywardprodigal.
just bc someone has low self esteem or has depression doesnt mean theyre not fucking disgusting and manipulative and i keep having to learn this lesson over and over
If someone uses their mental illnesses as an excuse to hurt you without apologizing you get the fuck out of there. My abuser would use it as an excuse and make me feel guilty for my hurt feelings because it wasn’t his fault he was cruel to me.
When you talk about Nicki Minaj, please don’t refer to her as being “an Indian woman” or “a black woman”. She’s multiracial, and being of Trinidadian background, that particular mix is a fairly significant and political one given the deep-seated colonizer-sown strife between those groups in plantation history and through to the current day.
Disregarding either of those parts of her heritage is an issue, but in a specific Trinidadian postcolonial context, even moreso.
(I’m not giving Nicki a pass on whatever problematic statements she may have made regarding racialized issues, or saying that she shouldn’t self-identify how she wants, but talking about her without acknowledging her multiracial background is an erasure.)