So much, that he was willing to inflict harm upon himself just to get a game going.
By the way (just to preempt any inquisitive comments and/or calls to Child Protective Services), Yes. That gouge is the result of his overgrown fingernails. Which are the result of maternal neglect.
It's not that I'm lazy. It's just, if you think I'm going to take a steel clipping blade to such a moving little target, think again my friend.