I would rather eat someone else's rain gear than play video games for 10 hours a day. But I will defend the right of everyone to play, as long as they aren't getting on my nerves on an airplane.
So while I know that many have focused their enthusiasm for Apple's new iPad on drooling over its potential as a device for consuming books and movies, below is some footage that might make gamers feel somewhat tingly, too.
I was directed to this Warcraft III video by Cody Brown, an NYU Social Entrepreneurship undergraduate and founder of Kommons.com.
And though this might all seem very normal to you, every time I saw the man in this film punching the screen as if he was playing Whac-a-Mole, I wondered whether the iPad's build could stand such an idiosyncratically charming display of violence.
Saturo Iwata, Nintendo's president, has dismissed the idea of the iPad as a gaming device.
However, watching this mesmerizing display of digital dexterity, I wonder whether airports, doctors' waiting rooms and, who knows, Golden State Warriors games might soon be full of fingers dancing across screens like ants on coke.