So Tom and I were having an email exchange about the now-infamous (by design, of course) “No Russian” level from MW2. I thought about writing a blog entry about it, but
a) I’m too lazy
c) I will never actually play this game, unless Tom buys it and the whim strikes me, and it somehow seems wrong to devote, you know, a whole real blog post to something I don’t even care enough about to play
b) My thoughts are off the cuff and probably wrong, so why formalize them?
In light of all that, I figured I’d just post my semi-articulated thoughts as they appeared in our email argument. I still think I’m right, basically, but am obviously an impoversihed debater about this for reasons b), c). The conversation commences after the break: