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I like the idea of Amish Cody (Gaming)

by Robot Chickens, Monday, September 21, 2020, 10:03 (36 days ago) @ Cody Miller

Forever stuck at a particular point in technology's evolution. His tools are a snapshot of an era that history has almost forgotten.

However, when the cylons attack and wipe away all of our gaming data, the world will grieve and wonder if there was anything they could have done to avert this fate.

Meanwhile, the camera will zoom into a lonely bunker, pan through a series of tunnels, and the dull hum of a CRT monitor will start come into audio focus. A series of rhythmic clacking sounds as buttons are mashed add to the ambience. The camera pans to reveal stacks of cartridges and gaming systems, computers, windows 95 discs, apple IIes, and more are all perfectly preserved and catalogued on vast shelves.

A man, unshaven for weeks? years? grabs another game and its accompanying system off the shelf. He smiles in satisfaction for he had prepared for these days. Yet part of him grieves because he tried to warn them. The smile fades for a split second as he ponders his efforts. If only they had listened...


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