'Ultimate Admiral' Gives the Age of the Sail the Mech Game Treatment

Five mornings a week over one summer in the late aughts, I made the climb up from Community College Station to the top of Bunker Hill, the last stretch of commute to an internship at an office on Monument Sq., Charlestown, MA. My route took me past the old colonial navy yard, where the USS Constitution is moored, past Old Sully’s, the bar where Ben Affleck's crew meets in The Town (now closed, I gather from this article, which is typed in such aggressive Bostonian that I’d have asked, “Did a Ben Affleck write this?” if it didn’t also call his movie out for its accents).


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/88nazv/ultimate-admiral-gives-the-age-of-the-sail-the-mech-game-treatment
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