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‘My uncle works for Nintendo’

Here’s a great story from Duncan Fyfe of Campo Santo about a mysterious poster on an online forum claiming insider knowledge about its game, Firewatch:

The same general lie has been around forever. The story of the girlfriend or boyfriend your friends can never meet, because they go to another school — it’s basically the same thing. (“I was living in Colorado and actually had a Canadian girlfriend, and nobody believed me,” claims Campo Santo’s Nels Anderson.)

There has never actually been a real Uncle from Nintendo. Or has there?

The solution to the mystery is hilarious.