Ah, Pokemon. I remember when I popped in Red for the first time into my Game Boy Pocket. The fact that I could capture these creatures, battle with them, collect them… it was an amazing thing for my child self. Going to areas that, if thought of in my imagination, very beautiful places.
Then you get to Lavender Town. I was actually quite scared of this place when I was little. While other areas are happy, with nice music, Lavender’s music just is… weird. To me then is was pretty freaky. Now it’s just annoying. But it matches the setting. I mean, a dead Marowak killed by Team Rocket, ghosts, trainers possessed wanting your blood… gotta love when games for kids weren’t numbed down. Continue reading