Madeleine Morley Revisits the “Living Time Capsule” that is Neopets

“Morris has been perfecting her oldest pet’s petpage since she first created her account as an 11-year-old. Neopia is filled with similar sparkling, homespun web pages—the fruits of thousands of late nights spent learning how to code.”
– Writer Madeleine Morley, revisiting the “living time capsule” that is Neopets. Thanks to pandemic-era nostalgia seekers, the “Animal Crossing meets Pokémon meets early Myspace” has seen a 30 to 40 percent spike in usership.
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