My Tamagotchi Ruined Me as A Person

It was the end of the 1990s. The Tamagotchi had taken over the world, but sales were slowing for the first time. The conditions were perfect for the kids in our lower-middle-class area to grab one at a discount for the first time. Soon, I was 13 years old and struggling under the pressure to settle down and start a family.

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Todd Mitchell

Todd Mitchell

Dad | Author: Inside Video Game Creation | Podcast producer and host | Indie game developer | I run CodeWritePlay.com. Follow me @Mechatodzilla.