The Oatmeal Definitively Explains Online Gaming

Those of you paying attention since 2009 know that The Oatmeal is one of the funniest and most original American comic strips since the so-called golden age of the 80s. If you haven’t been paying attention, shame on you, because you’ve been missing out. Topics vary and include everything from the author’s cats to his obsession with terribly made websites or even coffee.

Today’s strip explains why adults just can’t enjoy online gaming beyond a certain level of commitment. No further discussion will ever be needed. Here’s a sample panel:

For the rest, head over to The Oatmeal and prepare to laff.

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2 Comments on The Oatmeal Definitively Explains Online Gaming


On August 22, 2011 at 5:01 pm

that nailed every night of gaming I have ever been in.

Ross Lincoln

On August 22, 2011 at 5:34 pm

Heh, it definitely captures the way I feel when my 8 year old nephew remotely kicks the living hell out of me at, well, everything really. I console myself by remembering I’m an adult living with my girlfriend and he’s still 8.