Renegade Cut addressing the recent outcry by some about the depiction of a female character's body in the latest FF7 remake trailer, and how it ties in with reactionary pushback against changes in social norms. (Content warning: images of police brutality and talk of sexual assault.)
I can really sympathize with with not knowing where buttons are on a controller. It's one of the big reasons I've never bothered with console titles. I have enough problems with hand-eye cordination on my keyboard and mouse and I know where all the buttons on those things are... exporting that to something where I don't know where anything is either? Yeah... no...
I just watched this and was about to post it. I played my first game at 5 so I find this extremely interesting. I've realized I had no idea that people didn't instinctually know these things because I learned them before I could comprehend much of anything in life - I've never thought about it. It's so weird.
This woman's experiences were mine exactly! Except that I've found my preferred kind of game and I'm sticking with it. I still wrestle with the camera. It gets me killed sometimes.
My kid: Mum, Zack doesn't have to walk everywhere. You can make him run faster.
Me: Oh my god, can I? How?
My kids taught me everything I know about games and even now I use them as my personal walk-throughs.
One of the things I've noticed is that my kids can simultaneously process all the information on the screen. I have to process it in a linear fashion, normally going left to right, one piece of information at a time.