Machinima: Do you have a job that you care about? Or perhaps a family that loves you? Maybe some life goals or ambitions? If so I can’t, in good faith, recommend that you play The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Not because it’s a bad game, no. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. Veterans of Bethesda’s particular flavor of open-world RPGs know all too well their unparalleled ability to suck hours, days, and even weeks away from your real life with their rich and expansive game worlds. And the latest installment reaches new levels of dangerous with improvements so numerous it’s difficult to believe that the previous game, Oblivion, was even part of the same hardware generation.