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Reflecting on 16 years on this forum (aka the "once a decade post")



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Tsukasa

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Oh man, 2020. It's been more than 16 years now since I joined this forum (way back when it was called KH2.net). It was around the time where Kingdom Hearts 2 got announced and we still had approximately 2 years to go until release. The forum was still pretty new, with less than 500 members. Little 13 year old me signing up for the forums with the incredibly original name "<real name> the key bearer". During the 5-6 years I was active here, I met a lot of cool people who sadly left during the years or had a bunch of name changes. I wonder if some of the old staff members from back then are still kicking around (Annoyance, Devon, The Midnighter, Ulti and all the other #junes people). It was incredibly fun working with all these people on the staff, and the community we had going back then really made me feel at home. Sadly, most of my activity got pruned out in the forum move back in 2006, so there's very little to cringe at in my history. There's still some stuff from 2005, but sadly everything after that is permanently gone.

Looking back on the series, it's nuts how we evolved from KH1 to KH3. A niche crossover between Disney and Square turning into a huge series spanning almost a dozen games, becoming almost as popular as the Final Fantasy series. With KH3 ReMind coming up this week and people being hyped again like it's another KH game release, it's incredibly cool to see how big this series has become.

And to all the new people who joined long after I went inactive and I didn't have the pleasure to meet: I hope you're all enjoying Kingdom Hearts and wish you lots of fun with any future titles.

Anyway, that's all. With ReMind coming out soon and me thinking back to these forums, I just wanted to reminisce a little bit on the old times. I sincerely doubt many of you know me or remember me by now, but that's fine. Just an old man reminiscing about the "good old times".

If any of you oldies are still kicking around and somehow manage to see this thread: Thanks for the memories!
 

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You’re trying too hard to make me feel old wtf
 

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About to hit 13 years myself!

I was mostly active for the RPG Inferno, if anyone remembers that.

I have only checked in once a year or two for a while, but it's good to know this place is still here. <3
 
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About 15 years strong here yall! Just came back today after a long long time! Nice to see the forums still so active!
 

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So this is the place where all of us old folks go. I'll be at 15 years on June 3rd. Though I personally didn't know you, it's nice to see some of the mid-2000 folks checking in.
 

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every now and then I'll check on the site or go through old, wild forum posts
 

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I'll roam the forums once every couple months or so, just seeing what's around. Don't really post, though.

Still got my original name, so there's that at least.
 
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Good to see some familiar faces - I'm glad I'm not the only one who comes back here to reminisce. Hope everyone is well!
 
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