Among Us is a popular game these days all over, and it is just like life

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If you haven’t heard of it by now, there is this game called Among Us. A lot of kids are playing it and it is growing more and more popular.

I know just a little about the game. It looks like it is a multi-player game where you start or join a game with a bunch of different people around the world. It is also possible to play with people you know by sharing the specific code of each game, though I think you have a short amount of time to enter the code before the game starts and is then closed to new participants.

What is the purpose and goal of the Among Us game? I don’t know for sure. I’ve heard that one person is secretly the impostor and other players can vote a person off the game, though then that person can become a transparent ghost and go around and haunt the others by doing sabotage and subterfuge.

There is work to be done, of course, so the game is not all fun and games. I have not yet learned why the tasks are performed or what happens when nobody does them, but I think I will be informed about this stuff soon enough.

This game got me thinking about how a lot of these things in this game are like life as an adult. Often I think there is an imposter or two who is out there not being super supportive. I’m not going to name names or point fingers.

While at the job, it feels like somebody voted me off sometimes, when I discover that I’m not on the right list for specific projects. Okay, I guess I will just wait for my chance.

Among Us is the perfect name because I often wonder who is among us in real life, as in why did some of my mail go missing, how come we were charged extra at the store, and how come people come and go so quickly in our lives, like every day is a new Among Us game where we wait for enough people to join up and those that don’t join just wait for the next game.

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