I normally stay fairly focused on the Solanimus activities (it is the company website after all), but today I’m talking a bit about something else for Video Games Day today.
When I was really little, I didn’t play video games. It was my brother that got me into games. My father, the graphic artist, had already got us using the computer, but when I was four years old, my brother got Earthworm Jim Special Edition for Windows 95. It was funny because I didn’t even want to play at first. It wasn’t long before my brother got me to play, and that was it! To this day Earthworm Jim Special Edition is my favorite game.
I’ve had several perspectives on video games at this point: developer, champion, collector, etc…. All perspectives have shown something great to me, and I feel in a unique position to see the medium of games as I do today. I started Solanimus on September 16th, 2011 with a purpose of furthering games as a medium.
That anniversary of the founding of Solanimus is coming up later this week. I will be posting that day too, but for now, I just want to thank my brother for getting me to first play.