Work, school, family and bodily functions often get in the way of the one thing that really matters: friendship. If your buddies aren’t playing games with you, they’re not really your friends. They’re just people you make exchanges with in a bargaining dance of social etiquette and cost-value analysis.
Without quality co-op companions to play games with, not only is life meaningless, it’s also dismal and disappointing. While most people’s lives aren’t that bleak without collaborative gaming experiences, many of us lament the lack of group-participatory awesomeness to engage in.