All posts tagged: primary school

8 Primary School Memories You Forgot Part 1: Twilight, Tamagotchis, MapleStory & More

Nowadays, most of the school children I encounter are talking about the latest app, the latest game, and the latest tips and cheats to level up their characters. Maybe it’s because of the generation I came from, but it’s kinda sad to see kids spending so much time tapping on gadgets that are bigger than their faces instead of creating adventures and exploring their imaginations with physical toys like Lego, train sets, and pull-back cars (yes kids, they actually exist). I’m not a fan of virtual contact, because it just doesn’t connect with me you know? How can you expect to create the same kind of fun and experience derived from something that’s 3D, something that has texture, color, character, and personality, on a device where all the fun and action happens on a shiny, state-of-the-art 10″ screen that is flatter than an ironing board. In this 3-part series (or maybe more), I aim to recall the things that were really ‘over’ and dominated my wonderful primary school days (2004-2009), recall my stories and experiences with them, encourage the next …