: "Every time I stop I tell myself it’ll be the last time – but it never is. I just have to accept it. Playing Football Manager will be something I do for as long as I live.
The thing is, over the past few years I’ve had reasons to be optimistic about my recovery. The series, I felt, was losing it’s addictive potency. Its simplistic, wish-fulfilling appeal. They kept watering down that pure hit of football management role-play with more and more unnecessary ingredients. Press conferences. Match preparation"