Traces of Past Crossings. ⇒

   21 February 2005, early morning

Has anyone played the game Animal Crossing? It sounds bizarre. This link was found via

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  1. It captured some of my friends a while ago. It’s really kind of weird. It’s an immersive world that occurs in real-time. It uses the gamecube clock to maintain a world that runs even when you’re not there. You build a little house in a town, and you have neighbours who you need to talk to and keep happy and interact with. Certain things happen only at certain times, say for example, there’s a sale at a certain shop that sells furniture for your home, if you don’t play the game at the specified time, you don’t get to go to the sale. That kind of thing. I had no idea that it would be this memory-driven though, I kind of find it endearing.

  2. I know, it sounds amazing. I’ll have to look for it next time I am at EB.

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