When I originally put together the gaming-related confessions people made on Twitter before the 'end of the world,' I left out something curious: there were a ton of confessions about liking video games. Like it's such a big reveal -- the world is ending! What dirty secret can I get off my chest? Oh, I like video games.
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Granted, it's not just video game shame. It's about being a 'nerd,' period. I don't get it, but I do get it at the same time.
I empathise inasmuch as I've also talked about feeling conflicted about liking games, so I'm not outright crucifying anyone here. I do think it's interesting, if not sad, that hobbies which sometimes define us are things to hide though.