Escaping The Escapist

What happened?

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This is what The Escapist used to look like.

(On the side, how AWESOME is the Archives website!)

I remember when the Escapist Magazine was a really clean and lean .. machine. It was a games magazine without the ads for light-speed graphics cards. It was a comic without ads about getting sand kicked in your face. It was TV without ads for beer and lotto and ..

Stopping now. I guess, what I loved about reading the Escapist, the old Escapist, was this:

It was like watching your favourite TV show on DVD. No ads. Nothing but the content you  were reading.

It’s not any more (and it happened quite a while ago).

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This is what The Escapist looks like now.

*Sings ode to lost but not forgotten things*