When I had to spend 14 days in a hotel quarantine to enter Thailand, I lived my life through playing ‘The Sims’. I created myself, my house back in America, and even my friends. But then this started to make me feel homesick. I decided to come to Thailand when the pandemic situation back home was bad. And it seemed like there was no problem here. I’m hoping the Covid situation in Thailand will get better soon so I can fully explore the country. However, even though I’m trapped in my apartment most of the time, I feel my mind, body, and voice are free. I stay connected to an amazing network of friends via gaming. It’s my way of coping with the world where it’s hard to meet new people.