Original image: SedimentarySocks
Original image: SedimentarySocks

The “parents don’t know but they’ll talk about it anyway” gag is not a new one, but it remains a sweet one when the parents do a good job (and aren’t treated like idiots by exploitative kids). Like Karhall’s mom here, who was asked to talk about Overwatch characters without knowing who the hell they were.

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Karhall says (or at least claims that) she was asked “to give each character a codename she thought fit their appearance as well as some thoughts on what she thought their job was and who they are as characters.”

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I like some of these better than their actual character descriptions. Especially the Mercy one. For reference, the blue text is Karhall’s mom, the green bits are him helping her out.

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They’re working their way through all 22 characters. If you want to follow along, you can here.

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Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

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