Only crazy people start Pac-Man going to the right. CONFIRM/DENY.

#1 Posted by heatDrive88 (2579 posts) -
#2 Posted by NekuSakuraba (7803 posts) -

Does it matter?

#3 Posted by CharlesAlanRatliff (5713 posts) -

I always go wherever feels RIGHT. Sometimes it's left, sometimes it's right, and sometimes . . . it's neither. 

#4 Posted by heatDrive88 (2579 posts) -
@NekuSakuraba:  Not really. You get more time to look ahead at the ghost placement/pattern if you eat the fruit early which is usually on the left at the beginning, which (supposedly) gets you on the path of always heading in the direction to eat the fruit early.
Otherwise no. But I still hold my original opinion.
#5 Edited by Hostile (164 posts) -

You will usually want to get the fruit first but on a few boards it would be better if you remembered what came next until it goes back naturally.
ALWAYS LEFT. Problems occur even in the original C.E. if you go right first.

#6 Posted by GlenTennis (3266 posts) -

Go left or die trying.

#7 Posted by Toxin066 (3403 posts) -

Confirmed. Left is the only starting direction.

#8 Posted by CptChiken (2058 posts) -

Left is Right, You gotta be getting those fruit early. 

#9 Posted by Skald (4397 posts) -

Fuck fruit. Go right.

#10 Posted by Grillbar (1993 posts) -

i usually go left untill im aware of it then i go right out of spite. but sometimes the time trials feels like they were made for going right
#11 Posted by Hostile (164 posts) -
#12 Posted by Phantom (197 posts) -

I have found in DX that some time trials have the free roaming ghost constantly immediately cutting you off going left, but I always try a level going left the first time.

#13 Posted by rjayb89 (7806 posts) -

This is true.  I don't even touch the controller and it goes left.

#14 Posted by Raymayne (1230 posts) -

Nope, I don't have ADHD.

#15 Posted by punkxblaze (3018 posts) -

Okay, guys. What if... What if you could start by going up. I know it's impossible now, but I like to hope that someday in the future, men and women will be able to choose to go up when they want to go up.

#16 Posted by pwnasaurus (1298 posts) -
@punkxblaze said:
" Okay, guys. What if... What if you could start by going up. I know it's impossible now, but I like to hope that someday in the future, men and women will be able to choose to go up when they want to go up. "
we don't like your kind around here. you you uppity types!
#17 Posted by RJPelonia (909 posts) -

I... Hm. You know, I never thought about it before, but yeah. Every game of Pac Man I ever play, I always hold left at the beginning.

#18 Posted by I_smell (4213 posts) -

Sometimes I don't move for a while just to freak out the ghosts.

#19 Posted by Vandal (106 posts) -

It used to be the case that you always go left, but with these short time attack levels sometimes it is definitely better to go to the right

#20 Posted by Malakhii (1444 posts) -

I consider it going west. And in the words of the great Jim Morrison, the west is the best. 

#21 Edited by ChristianCastillo (1186 posts) -

I go both ways.

#22 Posted by ch3burashka (5671 posts) -

Pac-man wants to go left. Why fight the flow?

#23 Posted by Snipzor (3471 posts) -

Left is the only way to go, if you go right, not only are you insane but you are also a communist. There, I said it.

#24 Posted by Jadeskye (4392 posts) -

Left or DIE!

#25 Posted by gouldgonewild (94 posts) -

You guys want a time trials tip? On the ones where the ghost goes left, if you make Pac-man go right for a split second, and then cut back left, the ghost will go right!

#26 Posted by gouldgonewild (94 posts) -

Seriously, going left is always the right decision, and this will improve your time trial times

#27 Posted by GunstarRed (5912 posts) -

Right is for insane people. I tried it a few times... I was twitchy for the rest of the day.
#28 Posted by goodwood (622 posts) -

Never not going left.

#29 Posted by ThePickle (4278 posts) -

No. I ALWAYS go right. Even before the session starts, my thumb is pressing right.  

#30 Posted by Mikemcn (7569 posts) -
@Hostile said:
" Always go left. Be a Fruit Fucker.  "
Why would I ever want to click on that link? Who knows what could be on the other side. 
#31 Posted by KickahaOta (159 posts) -

Equal rights for rights!

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