Anyone Else Feel Weirdly Self-Conscious?

#1 Posted by Undeadpool (4948 posts) -

I just played this game for an hour and a half (the first hour and a half) before going to bed and while going through the motions of brushing my teeth and washing my face, I felt weirdly self-conscious, for lack of a better term. Anyone else get the odd moment of dissonance between thinking about doing something and doing it after playing this game?

#2 Posted by CharlesAlanRatliff (5432 posts) -

Haha, no. I can imagine how odd one could feel though trying to do common tasks and forgetting how to do them without their PS3 controller.

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#3 Posted by Zeushbien (39 posts) -

I totally felt that simply walking down the street turning my head ala heavy rain, guess that what you get for playing it all day.

#4 Posted by Marz (5655 posts) -
#5 Posted by Von (328 posts) -

Yep. Had the same effect happen to me after a Fahrenheit marathon. 

#6 Posted by ryuken (109 posts) -
@Undeadpool:
whoa, I played it for hours last night and felt exactly that when I got up this morning, I seriously was living the game.. waiting for the commands to appear over my head.
#7 Posted by Undeadpool (4948 posts) -

Haw! I thought I was crazy, glad to see I wasn't the only one!

#8 Posted by corn_cracker (19 posts) -

the exact same thing happened to me while playing,i took a little break and went to the fridge and while opening and shutting it i couldnt stop thinking of controller motions...but that sort of thing happens,after playing assassins creed 2 for 5hours straight,when i went outside ,the buildings and ledges started looking like obstacles that have been put there,to climb.

#9 Posted by eroticfishcake (7786 posts) -

I've been getting this for years regardless of a specific game. It's strange but it hasn't gotten in my way yet.

#10 Posted by MikkaQ (10294 posts) -

What I found funny was how meticulous I was with my character's morning routine, I made sure to do everything, and do it right. Whilst in real life my morning routine is me waking up late, franticly attempting to do all that shit, and giving up halfway through, running out the door gargling mouthwash.

#11 Posted by ZmillA (2272 posts) -

Thats pretty interesting IMO

#12 Posted by matthimself (49 posts) -
@XII_Sniper said:
" What I found funny was how meticulous I was with my character's morning routine, I made sure to do everything, and do it right. Whilst in real life my morning routine is me waking up late, franticly attempting to do all that shit, and giving up halfway through, running out the door gargling mouthwash. "
So true man !
#13 Posted by Hitchenson (4682 posts) -

JASON

#14 Posted by Icil (727 posts) -
@ZmillA said:
" Thats pretty interesting IMO "
Word. I keep thinking of how to use this as an advantage. COD marathon before shipping out to war?
#15 Posted by get2sammyb (6412 posts) -
#16 Posted by Ihatespaces (44 posts) -

pretty much the entire day after I first played Heavy Rain, I imagined commands popping up near me whenever I did something. It was pretty weird.

#17 Posted by eccentrix (1569 posts) -
@corn_cracker said:
" the exact same thing happened to me while playing,i took a little break and went to the fridge and while opening and shutting it i couldnt stop thinking of controller motions...but that sort of thing happens,after playing assassins creed 2 for 5hours straight,when i went outside ,the buildings and ledges started looking like obstacles that have been put there,to climb. "
They call that The Sight.
#18 Posted by Undeadpool (4948 posts) -
@eroticfishcake:  
I have too, but it's never been quite so pronounced as with Heavy Rain, probably since most games don't have you go through a "normal" routine.
#19 Posted by jmrwacko (2443 posts) -
@Undeadpool said:
" I just played this game for an hour and a half (the first hour and a half) before going to bed and while going through the motions of brushing my teeth and washing my face, I felt weirdly self-conscious, for lack of a better term. Anyone else get the odd moment of dissonance between thinking about doing something and doing it after playing this game? "
Haha that's the exact feeling I get after playing the Sims 3.
#20 Posted by FartyMcNarly (566 posts) -

I am aware of all my actions all the time.

#21 Posted by Evilsbane (4622 posts) -

Yea I just finished it like 20 minutes ago, and this is after playing it for about 6 hours and you totally have that kind of weird feeling like...WHAT IF YOUR WHOLE LIFE IS JUST A GIANT QTE???

#22 Posted by addictedtopinescent (3645 posts) -

The more threads I see like this one, the more I want to play this game 

#23 Posted by eroticfishcake (7786 posts) -
@Undeadpool said:
" @eroticfishcake:  I have too, but it's never been quite so pronounced as with Heavy Rain, probably since most games don't have you go through a "normal" routine. "
Yeah I know what you mean. I actually had a similiar phase when I finished playing Farenheit/Indigo Prophecy. That is, until the shit got real in the second half...
#24 Posted by Beforet (2922 posts) -

Kind of. Mostly with walking, though I had it much worse when I played Indigo Prophesy. But especially when I open a cupboard to get something.

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