I have never claimed to have any kind of green thumb.
I forgot to water the tree. I am not patient enough for herbs. I accidentally destroyed the synthetic ferns that I bought in a failed attempt at interior decoration. The first gift my partner ever gave me was a long lasting succulent, which I took as a symbol of something growing between us, but somehow I killed it in less than one two weeks.
Online, however, my greenhouse and garden are blooming. Although my real world should be kept safe from any greenery, my virtual self is more than just a green thumb – she's basically Johnny Appleseed.
Animal Crossing is a social simulation game. You crashed on a deserted island with a few humanoid neighbors and were instructed to turn it into a home. Every day there are more challenges – like …