Re: What games are you playing currently?
^ That's a great analogy. And yeah, the guys over at the Giant Bombcast
said similar things about AC1
(they recommended only rushing through the story aspects of AC1
if you really want to play it, and doing none of the optional stuff) - problem is, I'm a completionist and kind of OCD when it comes to watching/reading/playing sequels in the correct order
Philitas of Cos, Greek intellectual, is said by Athenaeus to have studied arguments and erroneous word usage so intensely that he wasted away and starved to death. British classicist A. Cameron speculates that P. died from a wasting disease which his contemporaries joked was caused by his pedantry.