Picked Up Pokemon Pre-Order

Well the lameness of cool as progressed even further today as I picked up the pre-order of Pokemon Diamond AND Pearl. One is for a fellow co-worker. The EBGames or Gamestop (whatever its called now) opened up early in one of our local malls. So there I was sitting in the parking lot observing the people congregating at the front entrance of the South Mall. I was quite surprised at the demographics. There was very few kids of youthful age in the group of 40 people. Of course they were accompanied by their parents. There was also parents by themselves picking it up for their kids (I’m assuming). Then there was the shocking number of the long dark haired basement dwelling young adults there to pick up their copy. I guess I somewhat fall into that category except for the long hair and the basement dwelling (I own the whole house basement and all). Continue reading

New Pokemon Game in 7 days…wait what the f am I talking about!

Holy shit this is sounding lamer and lamer each day April 22nd comes closer. I’m talking about the release of Pokemon Diamond and Pearl for the Nintendo DS. I should not even care. Nor did I ever for the last decade when this phenomenon came stateside. Mostly because I am too old and well still too old. A 30 yr old male should not be playing this shit. However, the gaming lunch crowd at work is veering towards this multiplayer battle game to consume our lunches. We have been heavily playing Mario Kart for the last couple of months. Continue reading