The vicious cycle of Team fortress 2
First when you'll arrive in the game, you'll want Weapons, tons of them.
Then you'll see that everyone has hats, and you'll want these, a tons of them.
Then you'll realize that hats doesn't matter, only skill count, so you'll want a lot of skills, tons of them.
Then new weapons will be added, and you'll want them, all of them.
Then a new hat will be added and you'll want it, cause it'll be fancy on your main class.
Then you'll realize again, that you don't give a damn about hats, all is about is skill.
Then when you have waited for 3 years, new weapons will be added, and you'll want them.
And then you realize that you spent like 2000 hours of your life for this, met great friends, and you'll have a server where's you feeling like home, and you discovered so much things via the community, it learnt you so much.
Then the rude reality of life, bring you on earth, and this game is here, Waiting for you to play 1,2,3... hours, and you'll be happy to see that all your good friend are still here.