Warning – if you are busy with your life and have plenty to do, please don’t read this. You would just waste some of your time, and you would not understand the comedy anyways.
Still here? You have been warned!
[Codex, the main character, talking to her therapist while also logged into an online game…]
“So, so – you are firing me? You’re my therapist! Is that even medically legal? How is that legal?”
“I’m sorry, you don’t seem to be willing to work on your addiction.”
“I’ve been establishing the parameters as we have talked about.”
[zooming into post-it note “online limit: 1 hour, 2 hours, 3 hours, 4 hours, 5 hours“]
“You can’t grow if you are still immersed in an imaginary social environment.”
“It’s not imaginary, I told you -” [gaming action getting more intense…] “- I play with real people!”
“Have you met them, face to face?”
“I hear them, that’s good enough for blind people….”
[dramatic developments in the online game…]
“Dr. Hammand, you are killing me – literally – can I call you back later?”
That’s how it all starts. I can’t really relate because I have to say that I am not really leaning towards addictions (I think) – but what’s really scary is that I showed this to my son as a deterrent – and he thinks it’s funny.
OK, I actually agree…
There are now four seasons at The Guild.