I follow a tumblr called Did You Know Gaming, which posts interesting facts about video game history. It's pretty cool. You should follow it. Today, scrolling through my dashboard, I saw this image:
It's the fact that, when I saw this picture, I was immediately filled with a deep, alienating sense of terror. It passed almost immediately again, but it was definitely very much there.
Final Fantasy VII was possibly the most engaging, engrossing game Iv'e ever played. For a reasonably long period of my teenage life, I was kind of obsessed with it. And while it's troubling to know that pictures of a particular fictional character now fill me with dread, it's also pretty cool.