@lotus42 I've always hated the very idea of competitive gaming. It boils down to my expectation that when I play a video game, I want it to be fun. Since I hate competition for competition's sake ("Winning isn't everything. It's the only thing."), I knew competitive gaming was a lose from the start.
Fortunately, there are plenty of games where I don't have to deal with that junk. Almost all are single-player, offline types.
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