Several months ago, when we were readying the stories that would become our six-part Liftoff & Letdown series on how the American middle class lost its way, a few of us at the Post had an idea: How would the last 25 years in the economy look if you rendered them like a classic video game? Ace graphics artist Sohail Al-Jamea started playing around with the concept, and this video was born. If you enjoy old Sega games, or you’re just looking for an accessible way to understand what’s happened to the middle class in the last few decades, you’ll probably dig it.