Written by Maddie De Pree, Columnist
The past few weeks have been a bit rough, to say the least. Between a grad school rejection, senior year stress, and this interminable winter rain, I’ve been wearing thin. My anxiety has skyrocketed, my assignments are late, and graduation is approaching at warp speed. With all of these stressors, I’ve been desperate for a mental escape—something that both soothes and distracts, something that can carry me through to spring break as I slog through the next few weeks of my busy Furman life.
Enter Tap Tap Fish, a game that I played religiously while I was abroad during sophomore year and promptly forgot about upon arriving back in the States. For those of you who have blessedly never downloaded this app: it is entirely purposeless. You barely even have to look at the screen while you play it. The single objective of the game is to tap your phone’s screen to generate “vitality,” which you can then use to grow corals and create new fish. You can also change the color of the water and the reef to make your aquarium as visually appealing as possible. (Not that anyone asked, but after much tapping, I’ve managed to make my whole reef— and all of my fish—pink.)Continue reading “Senioritis Stories, Vol. 11: My Newest Vice is Tap Tap Fish”