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While a little milder today, my gaming cravings have yet to dissipate fully. I've been able to ignore them enough to resist playing anything, but at my weakest moment, I went searching for some solace on the internet and found this.

"It’s a game I don’t want to stop playing, certainly. Although the more I do, the more I experience this existential fog of wondering if I’m really having a good time at all."

- John Walker, Senior Editor at Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Yes, he's talking about Assassin's Creed: Odyssey, or AssCreed as he 'fondly' calls it. So here it is, this wonderfully consoling article.

https://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2018/10/11/everything-thats-wrong-with-assassins-creed-odyssey/

Interesting that he never hones in on the cause of his compulsion. The mechanics and the dopamine manipulating goal+uncertain_reward system. He 'gets' it, certainly, but doesn't seem willing to look under the hood to examine the evil machine at work. Like I said...interesting. See you tomorrow!