You Cheated Not Only the Game, But Yourself

Contents: Meaning | Origin | Spread

Meaning


What does You Cheated Not Only the Game, But Yourself mean?

You cheated not only the game, but yourself is a reference to a viral tweet of @Fetusberry, criticizing James Davenport, a PC Gaming journalist, who used cheats to finish “Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice”.

Online, the tweet is spread as a copypasta as a reaction to exploits and cheats both in video games and in real life.

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Origin


What's the origin of You Cheated Not Only the Game, But Yourself?

“Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice” was published by Activision on March 22nd, 2019.

On April 5th, 2019, PC Gamer published an article by James Davenport with the title “I Beat Sekiro’s Final Boss with Cheats and I Feel Fine”.

The article was shared by the Twitter account of PC Gamer on the same day.

Twitter user @Fetusberry reacted to said tweet by writing a small lecture, stating with the sentence “you cheated not only the game, but yourself”.

Spread and Usage


How did You Cheated Not Only the Game, But Yourself spread?

The tweet instantly gained popularity, both on twitter, and on other sites as a copypasta, frequently combined with screenshots and depictions of widely known videogame cheats.

The meme would be mostly seen on Twitter and Reddit.

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Published: 06/07/2021 by | Last updated: 06/07/2021 | 313 views | Report error




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