the main issue with video games is that a guy who, if he lived in 1820s germany, would have done something like document every type of beetle in his local province instead ends up making a 26 part youtube series about how to get all the rings in every sonic game
might be part of the reason society is slipping a little. every field needs those guys on the far end of the curve who cant talk to other people but have the inclination to dissect and study every seed around them to be putting in that work. instead that guy is speedrunning rn
Universities should just offer autism grants where you get 30k a semester to study whatever weird obsessive hobby you have.