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Hideo Kojima provides some advice for playing Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain

Hideo Kojima knowns that sneaking around too much can be bad for you.

Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima has been a little bit active on Twitter recently. The legendary designer first asked players if they’re enjoying the game. The result was overwhelmingly positive, as you might expect.

Kojima then dropped a couple of sound advices for anyone currently playing.

Pls take a break time to time as this free infiltration exhausts you if playing for a long time.(cont)

— HIDEO_KOJIMA (@HIDEO_KOJIMA_EN) September 3, 2015

Go back to MB between main missions, take a walk, or do the silly SIDE OPS to get mind reset.

— HIDEO_KOJIMA (@HIDEO_KOJIMA_EN) September 3, 2015

The designer then provided some interesting insight into what goes on in his mind once a game is shipped.

To tell the truth, since long ago I’ve stopped playing my game at home once it launched. I can watch someone playing just fine but (cont)

— HIDEO_KOJIMA (@HIDEO_KOJIMA_EN) September 3, 2015

I can’t do it by myself as I may find something I want to fix again thou I had played over and over during the development.

— HIDEO_KOJIMA (@HIDEO_KOJIMA_EN) September 3, 2015

If you’re playing The Phantom Pain now, or planning to later, make sure to bookmark our extensive guide. Alternatively, you can read our essential beginner tips and best tactics pieces.

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