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Old April 27 2013, 08:33 AM   #1
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Admit it...

We all still do this:


And not just with motion controlled games either...
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Old April 27 2013, 10:39 AM   #2
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You might very well think that, I couldn't possible comment.
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Old April 27 2013, 01:58 PM   #3
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... yes.

I've even caught myself leaning to one side to try and peek around a corner in games like Mass Effect.
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Old April 27 2013, 02:54 PM   #4
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I was playing pinball arcade on the PS3 and i found myself leaning in the direction of the bumper i was was just about to hit a ball with, and i would swear blind it was working. lol
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Old April 27 2013, 04:48 PM   #5
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Re: Admit it...

But it really works. I swear it does!
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Old April 27 2013, 06:30 PM   #6
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I don't generally, when I'm a realllllly tricky segment I find myself leaning into it sometimes. However, most of my family does and my favorite is when they'll "hop" the controller when jumping which cracks me up.
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Old April 27 2013, 07:36 PM   #7
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Heck when I'm riding with someone and they slam their brakes I find myself slamming the imaginary passenger side brakes to help them stop more quickly before we crash!
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Old April 27 2013, 07:39 PM   #8
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Heck when I'm riding with someone and they slam their brakes I find myself slamming the imaginary passenger side brakes to help them stop more quickly before we crash!
I do that when I'm in my brother's car. It's an involuntary reaction, fueled by terror and pure instinct toward self-preservation. I swear, he drives like dinosaurs are chasing him or something.
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Old April 27 2013, 08:14 PM   #9
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Old May 1 2013, 02:38 AM   #10
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Yep I tilt my head or body at times to reflect in game movement, it seems more of a natural reaction I don't even think about it. Funny thing is I swear it helps me play better.
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Old May 1 2013, 04:28 AM   #11
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Re: Admit it...

Rincewiend wrote: View Post
We all still do this:


And not just with motion controlled games either...
Every time. Then I catch myself doing it, feel like an idiot, stop for a while, and eventually start doing it again. It's a vicious cycle.
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Old May 1 2013, 07:50 AM   #12
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...doesn't go away with age either. The Immersion just works in that moment.
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Old May 1 2013, 11:26 AM   #13
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Is there a camera in my man room or something?
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Old May 2 2013, 07:40 PM   #14
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I also find if I lean forward while zooming in with my weapon, or mash the RT furiously while firing I'm more likely to hit my targets in Borderlands and Call of Duty
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Old May 3 2013, 04:43 AM   #15
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I also tend to play every RPG like it has Action Commands. Hit the Confirm button when your character's weapon connects with the enemy to inflict additional damage.
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