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Whats your favorite POV in games?
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Whats your favorite POV in games?

As the title says.

I like third person generally but I have a sort of sweet spot for first person view. Something about being in first person makes me feel more vulnerable and like I'm apart of the game world and not just controlling some character who is in the game.

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RE: Whats your favorite POV in video games?

third person, too much RTS has got me set that way
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RE: Whats your favorite POV in video games?

Depends on the genre

For shooters, i like rainbow six's idea of being first person mostly but switch to third person when in cover. I love first person for horror games

Sandbox games like GTA and Saints Row
should stay third-person. Those games in first person would be a disaster

I also like how Killzone implemented a cover system while being a first person shooter.

Stealth games like the Hitman, Thief and Splinter Cell series' are better in third-person cuz they give a better view of your surroundings

Overall, first person cuz i feel more into the game when in first-person, but sometimes it's betterbor even necessary to be in third-person

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RE: Whats your favorite POV in video games?

Well, I like both. But in Oblivion and Skyrim I always switch to 3rd person because I like looking at my character I guess. Can't see it so well in first person and all that.

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I like third person better, especially Dragon Age and Kotor type third person. I feel like I don't have much control in first person.

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RE: Whats your favorite POV in video games?

1st person usually. but in games where you have to be wary of your surroundings I prefer 3rd person for wider view.

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RE: Whats your favorite POV in video games?

3rd person. However I've always thought Metal Gear Solid was better with a top-down view. Resident Evil using a fixed camera view made it scarier than the games in 2nd person view. I also like using 3rd person in Elder Scrolls more because you can see what your character looks like and the way they hold the sword in 1st person just seems awkward. In racing games, if they have an in-car view then I like to use it, but it must be actually in the car and not just in front of the car.
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RE: Whats your favorite POV in porn?

Quote:Whats your favorite POV in porn?

am i the only one that's like, wut?

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(04-19-2012 05:37 AM)Elfy Wrote:  
Quote:Whats your favorite POV in porn?

am i the only one that's like, wut?

someone changed the title. The reponses are so much funnier, fucking lol

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RE: Whats your favorite POV in porn?

Sometimes I like a third person view, other times I like a top down view, but for the most part I enjoy a first person view. A third person view lets you view mostly everything in the area but leaves some for the imagination, a top down view lets you see it all, and a first person view is good for immersing you and bringing you close to the action. It all comes down to what is on the screen at what particular time.
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(04-18-2012 05:34 PM)Sociopath Wrote:  1st person usually. but in fetish games where you have to be wary of your surroundings I prefer 3rd person for wider view.

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Hahahaha!!!
Whoever changed the title bravo!!

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Who the hell changed the title??

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I can't watch porn its too funny.
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RE: Whats your favorite POV in porn?

Excluding certain titles like Bioshock, and L4D I like 3rd person. I always use 3rd in fallout unless I'm looting shit of shelves. I like being able to see my character.
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