Tom Olsen Celebrates Metal Gear Solid 2’s 20th Anniversary Early

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Do you know what day it is today?

Another day, another dollar

via Twitter

I highly recommend starting at the beginning and following the month-long journey. What a perfectly Kojima-inspired way to celebrate Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty. And, honestly, a good look at how the message of the game still rings true to this day.

I have really enjoyed following the Big Shell Incident through Tom’s eyes. Maybe I’ll revisit the Big Shell myself before too long.

Returning to Shadow Moses: My Journey back through Metal Gear Solid

Last year I replayed Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes, Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, and Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots through March and April. I tweeted out my experience in some semblance of real time, but did a terrible job of threading. So I went back and rounded up all the tweets I could find and formatted their contents below for a more cohesive account of my journey.

For some slight context, I originally played these games early in high school (2009-2010) in a wacky order; 2, 3, 1, then 4. This was my first time playing the games in release order. It was also my first time ever seeing Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes in action. Enjoy!

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