Thank Grog It’s Firday!
I’m not gonna lie. I am rushing this event like crazy. The first reason is my fault…I’m super busy right now. The second reason is a bit more complex.
It’s not that this event is boring as all get out (it is), or that the content is kinda strange (it is), or even that the dialogue isn’t worth reading (it is). It is really because we have slowly been trained as a society to take the shortest path, to the greatest reward, offering almost instant gratification, in almost all parts of our lives.
The urge to binge is all around us. The urge to press a button and get what we want, faster than ever, and in some cases as much as we want (and often more than we need) has never been more prevalent.
And EA, and the way this game has evolved, has done this to us, and to the greater game overall.
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