“Uh, yeah; where do you guys keep old game cartridges?”
“Ah, those; I think they are in a cabinet in aisle five.”
I politely wave to the cashier as I head over to where she pointed out. Though I don’t usually come to any thrift shops for a specific purpose, today I’m on a mission: Buy an original cartridge of Pokémon Sapphire.
You see, my love of Pokémon started up over ten years ago, around the time I got a Game Boy Advance. I always watched the show, and when I heard that a new Po
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Daniel pushed the blue Pokemon Sapphire cartridge into his Gameboy Advance. He watched the intro and selected "New Game". He went through the "Welcome to the Wonderful World of Pokemon!" scene quickly and had his character climb out of the moving truck, set his clock, and meet up with May. He went north of Littleroot to find the professor being attacked by a wild Poochyena. He opened the nearby bag and pulled out the Pokeball containing the Pokemon Mudkip. After easily defeating the opponent, he set out to battle May and her Treeko. But once it looked like he had won, the screen glitched out.
"What the f***?"
The music distorted with the graphics, and both eventually faded to static. Then it all cleared up, but it all looked different. He was back in the overworld, but it was a huge forest rather than a short path, and the player character had been replaced by a Treeko. The music had switched to the haunting Lavender Town theme. Daniel had no idea h