I'm not a gamer. I don't own any video game consoles. Video games are not part of my identity. One game, however, holds a special place in my heart— Commander Keen: Secret of the Oracle . It's a strange story. A lot has been said about the Commander Keen series and the role it played in changing PC gaming . I'm not here to give another history lesson, though. My relationship with Keen is an unlikely one. There's really no reason why I should have ever played the game. But I did, and it has stuck with me ever since. Why Did I Have This Game? Commander Keen: Secret of the Oracle was released in December 1991—30 years ago—but I didn't play it until much later. When I think back on it, Commander Keen was a weird outlier. My family isn't into video games. I never asked for video games for birthdays or Christmas. The games we did have were purely educational. So why did we have this one? After a little family investigating, I discovered that the game was included for free with the Gravis PC GamePad —that's how Commander Keen made it into my home. Strangely, no one can… Read full this story
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