How I Lost All My Friends to PUBG


How I Lost All My Friends to PUBG

Illustration: Shruti Yatam


hal Pochinki jaate hai.”

I thought it was a bit rich when my friend suggested that we could plan a trip to Russia, considering we had struggled to successfully execute a Lonavala trip over the last two years. Just as well – his Russia plans were no more concrete than our Lonavala ones. Turns out, he was talking about the online multiplayer game PUBG with his “squad” who were all seated around, faces stuck to their phones, attention completely diverted, as my attempt to talk to them fell on deaf ears. I might have had a more fruitful exchange with the monoliths at the Stonehenge.