• Why Metal Gear Solid 4’s Nonsense is Great, 11 Years On
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    Why Metal Gear Solid 4’s Nonsense is Great, 11 Years On

    A massive thank you to Hostinger—the sponsor of today’s video. Stick around for an offer that’ll save you 15% on a hosting plan and own your identity online today! In 2014, author Natan Dubovitsky published a short story entitled “Without Sky”, in which he described the concept of “non-linear war” through the lens of a fictional, futuristic conflict. Here, war was no longer a fight between two easily-defined sides but instead multiple factions with varied goals and constantly changing allegiances colliding with each other; where merely emerging victorious was a goal of the “simple-hearted commanders of the past” and instead defeat could be just as useful a means of controlling…