"Don't call it a game. People don't like that. It's.. it's more a hobby. Games have an objective - winning, competition. This thing.. it's more like life. The objective is to do whatever you find most rewarding, and it's got the depth and flexibility to offer many entertaining alternatives."
(Paskis Robinson - LSL Programmer)
Found this in a residen't profile. He does not know in which context it was said, but I could subscribe to this quote.