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Video Games as Art

One of my earliest, vivid memories is playing Duck Hunt with my dad on the original Nintendo Entertainment System. I remember playing in the darkened living room just off the small den that also served as my bedroom—but just until we could move to a larger home.

I took the orange and gray light gun and walked a foot away from the TV screen, blasting ducks left and right. My dad insisted it would be more fun to play from farther away, but I remained skeptical.

What a jerk.

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