I’ve long been a player who scorns the goal of pure victory in games. I play to enjoy myself, to socialize, to distract myself…
…it seems I am a Scrub. And I have a long way to go.
I think I concur with his conclusions. When I have played in this way (with other people who are playing in this way) the walls fall away, and there is only The Game. It’s kinda why we’re all doing this, in a way.