Admit it...

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by Rincewiend, Apr 27, 2013.

  1. Rincewiend

    Rincewiend Vice Admiral Admiral

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    We all still do this:

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    And not just with motion controlled games either...
     
  2. MacLeod

    MacLeod Admiral Admiral

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    You might very well think that, I couldn't possible comment. ;)
     
  3. Steven

    Steven Admiral Admiral

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    ... yes. :borg:

    I've even caught myself leaning to one side to try and peek around a corner in games like Mass Effect. :lol:
     
  4. Haggis and tatties

    Haggis and tatties Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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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
     
  5. Kelthaz

    Kelthaz Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    But it really works. I swear it does!
     
  6. Mr. Adventure

    Mr. Adventure Admiral Admiral

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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.
     
  7. R. Star

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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! :p
     
  8. Ryva Brall

    Ryva Brall Commander Red Shirt

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    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.
     
  9. lurok

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  10. Jax

    Jax Admiral Admiral

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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.
     
  11. The Naughty List

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    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. :lol:
     
  12. Lee Enfield

    Lee Enfield Lieutenant Red Shirt

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    ...doesn't go away with age either. The Immersion just works in that moment.
     
  13. AlphaMan

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    Is there a camera in my man room or something? :lol:
     
  14. Turd Ferguson

    Turd Ferguson Commodore Commodore

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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 :p
     
  15. Kelthaz

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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.
     
  16. Steven

    Steven Admiral Admiral

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    This.

    Doesn't help that Super Mario RPG (on the SNES) had exactly that kind of mechanic too. :lol:
     
  17. JarodRussell

    JarodRussell Vice Admiral Admiral

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    The thing is, EVERYBODY does that, yet no one ever considered to actually use these motions in games. Wii and others all come up with their own, less intuitive, control gestures.
     
  18. Sigokat

    Sigokat Commander Red Shirt

    Yep. And like others I swear it works!!
     
  19. BennieGamali

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    It's impossible to not do this in Unreal Tournament and stuff like that..