"One time I got a hundred dollar tip for helping an old lady to her car," Triforce says.
"I mastered so many games that weekend." Triforce gradually cultivated a reputation as an arcade savant.
The arcade, the high scores, Video Land: that was like a career.
At an unplaceable point in Triforce's early teen years, the influential Kevin left the Bronx.
But beforehand, the group of arcade fans observed an unusual ceremony, a passing of the throne.
The plaza's management does not allow loitering, so Triforce must leave.
"This is the misconception everyone has," Triforce says.
A blanket given to him by Nintendo at the Nintendo 3DS launch does a pathetic job of fending off the elements.