"The sneaker game just ain't what it used to be." You've probably heard people say it plenty of times, but what does it really mean? Were things so different back in the day, or is it just old folks wishing they had their youth back? We're here to tell you that things WERE so different back in the day — and we're going to tell you exactly how. So pull up a chair and dig into 20 Ways The Sneaker Game Was Different 20 Years Ago. Things done changed.