Anonymous asked: Is there a secret to gaming? I would love to play, but I just don't possess the brain power to do well with video games. I feel like it's just something I can't practice at and that I'll just have to rely on watching play-through videos on youtube. Would be nice if I could actually play so that I could interact with the gaming community. Oh well, sorry for rambling in your inbox.
No apologies, Grey_Head! Questions are always welcome.
Secret? Mm. We aren’t talking pro-gaming, so no, there’s no secret. Games, after all, are ultimately created for your own enjoyment. But I don’t blame you for feeling that way. I used to play pretty heavily (both console and arcade), until I moved out three years ago and had to reallocate all of my attention towards survival.
I’m only now re-familiarizing myself with playing, and I realize how rusty I am, in technical skill and mindset.
But that’s the thing about good games—playing them help to exercise your problem-solving, observational, analytic and decision-making abilities. You’ll get better as you practice, but you’re practicing because it’s self-gratifying.
Look for titles across several genres that you consider to be approachable, and play in single-player mode until you feel really comfortable with your skills. Or play in single-player mode forever. Whatever you want.
I don’t really care to assimilate into the gaming community because it tends to host as a multiverse of assholes; the FPS cesspools especially. At least when I was playing PvP with strangers in arcades, they showed some semblance of respect. Oh well, don’t let that stop you. Happy gaming.
Anonymous asked: Are you a gamer??
I’ve been on Steam all day. About to crack open DX:HR at the moment.
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